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India's law against 'love jihad' reflects dangers of populism - opinion

For Muslims, who make up at best 14% of India's population, to become the majority by “love jihad” will require Muslim men to marry at least 481 million Hindu girls.

By GWYNNE DYER
04/01/2021
 India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves towards his supporters during a roadshow in Varanasi, In

Modi pledges to use India vaccine-production capacity for 'all humanity'

Modi said in August that India was ready to mass produce COVID-19 vaccines when scientists gave the go-ahead.

By REUTERS
26/09/2020
A locust is held by Israeli researcher at the Department of Zoology at Tel Aviv University's Faculty

Locusts invade satellite city of India's capital

India, which is battling its worst desert locust outbreak in decades, is using specialist vehicles and fire engines to spray insecticides in at least seven populous states across the country.

By REUTERS
27/06/2020

Seven killed, 150 injured in Indian capital riot as Trump visits

"Some of the people brought in had gunshot wounds," said Dr Rajesh Kalra, additional medical superintendent at the Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital in New Delhi.

By REUTERS
25/02/2020

Tens of thousands of Indians pack into stadium to greet Trump

India and the United States have built close political and security ties and Trump's two-day trip is a sign of their converging interests.

By REUTERS
24/02/2020

Hundreds arrested in India during days of protests over citizenship law

At least 19 people have been killed in clashes between police and protesters since parliament passed the law on Dec. 11.

By REUTERS
21/12/2019
PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi

To India's Modi, Netanyahu remains a 'dear friend'

“My dear friend Bibi,” Modi wrote in a tweet. “Thank you for your message on India's #ConstitutionDay. Israel is a cherished strategic partner. We share and value the same principles of democracy.”

26/11/2019

Indian Muslims anxious as court prepares to rule on destroyed mosque

The uproar over the mosque triggered some of India's deadliest riots, in which nearly 2,000 people, most of them Muslim, were killed.

By REUTERS
04/11/2019
A woman clears out the water from her flooded house at Paravur on the outskirts of Kochi, in the sou

Indian floods: Death toll reaches 147, hundreds of thousands evacuated

Last year, more than 200 people were killed in Kerala and over five million affected in one of worst floods in 100 years in the state.

By REUTERS
11/08/2019
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