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Delhi Archbishop ‘warns’ of threat to secular fabric

NEW DELHI, May 22, (RTRS): The archbishop of Delhi has called for a prayer campaign until the next general election in an unprecedented political intervention, citing a threat to the country’s secular fabric, triggering angry reactions from the ruling Hindu nationalist party. “We are witnessing a turbulent political atmosphere which …

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India’s Modi faces revived opposition

NEW DELHI, May 21, (Agencies): Indian opposition parties have joined forces to snatch power from the country’s ruling party in a big southern state, laying the stage for other such alliances in a direct challenge to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s re-election bid next year. A coalition of Congress and a …

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In major boost, Modi’s ruling party seen winning in southern Indian state

NEW DELHI, May 15 (Reuters) – India’s ruling party was heading for an outright majority on Monday in an election in a big southern state, the vote count showed, cementing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity ahead of general elections next year. A BJP-led government in Karnataka would prove a major …

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Modi most followed world leader on Facebook

GENEVA, May 2, (AFP): US President Donald Trump may rule the roost on Twitter, but he lags far behind Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Facebook, according to a study published Wednesday. Modi is by far the most followed world leader on the gargantuan social networking platform, counting 43.2 million …

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‘Scheme means Taj Mahal privatisation’ – ‘Adopt a Heritage’ slammed

NEW DELHI, April 29, (AFP): Heritage activists Sunday accused the Indian government of trying to privatise historic relics such as the Taj Mahal after it launched a controversial scheme allowing companies to “adopt” dozens of monuments. Opposition politicians accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government of “leasing out” monuments under the …

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India seeks death penalty for rape of girls under 12

  NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government has decided to prescribe the death penalty for people convicted of raping girls under the age of 12 to combat an increase in crimes against women. The Press Trust of India news agency reported Saturday that the ordinance is being sent to the …

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Justice for Asifa campaign in Kuwait?

Dear Arab Times, was there a campaign in Kuwait city held by Indians in support of #JusticeforAsifa? Answer: YES On 20th April between 7:30 pm and 8:00 pm in Maliya, Kuwait City a group of Indian expats gathered to demand speedy justice for 8 yr old rape and murder victim …

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Protest against Indian Prime Minister Modi in Kuwait?

One of our readers sent this below image to verify if there was demonstration/ protest against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Kuwait Answer NO If you check above image carefully you will find Russian President Vladimir Putin image below Indian Prime minister Narendra Modi.  What has Vladimir Putin got to …

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India police investigate Modi party lawmaker over rape

New Delhi, India, April 12, 2018 (AFP) -Indian police on Thursday opened a rape inquiry against a powerful lawmaker from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party in a case that has cast a new spotlight on impunity enjoyed by the elite. Kuldeep Singh Sengar and his brothers are accused of …

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No jobs, no vote: Indian town warns Modi ahead of 2019 polls

He had promised jobs, and I was sure I would get something. I won’t vote for him again KASBA BONLI, India, April 6 (Reuters) – Rakesh Kumar has a post-graduate degree but works as a house painter in the small town of Kasba Bonli in northwestern India. The 31-year-old, the …

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