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INDIA POLITICS: ‘Isolate Corrupt Politicians’: Narendra Modi

INDIA POLITICS: ‘Isolate Corrupt Politicians’: Narendra Modi

“When law takes its course against those who loot the nation, we have to unite against those who seek an escape route,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi says.

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INDIA POLITICS: Ram Nath Kovind With Hindu Nationalist Roots to Become Next President

INDIA POLITICS: Ram Nath Kovind With Hindu Nationalist Roots to Become Next President

“Ever since I took over as governor, I have no political affiliation. The president of India is above politics,” Ram Nath Kovind said.

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INDIA POLITICS: US Lawmakers to Trump: Press Modi on Trade, Investment

INDIA POLITICS: US Lawmakers to Trump: Press Modi on Trade, Investment

Modi is due to meet with Trump on Monday at the White House, when he will seek to revitalize ties that have appeared to drift, in spite of the priority they were afforded under former President Barack Obama.

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INDIA POLITICS: CK Jaffer Shareef Endorses Mohan Bhagwat For President

INDIA POLITICS: CK Jaffer Shareef Endorses Mohan Bhagwat For President

CK Jaffer Shareef to Prime Minister Narendra Modi: “I personally feel nobody should find fault with Mohan Bhagwat’s name being considered for President.”

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INDIA POLITICS: Abattoirs Crackdown Spreads, Causing Muslim Unease

INDIA POLITICS: Abattoirs Crackdown Spreads, Causing Muslim Unease

The latest crackdown started after Modi appointed Yogi Adityanath as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh state following the Bharatiya Janata Party’s landslide victory in elections there earlier this month.

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INDIA POLITICS: Hardline Hindu Priest a Handful for Modi in Heartland Indian State

INDIA POLITICS: Hardline Hindu Priest a Handful for Modi in Heartland Indian State

Adityanath was a key campaigner for Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh elections, and the thumping victory he helped deliver underlined how a divisive candidate could eclipse rivals who tried to reach out across communities.

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INDIA POLITICS: Hardline Priest’s Elevation a Sign Modi Moving Towards Hindu India

INDIA POLITICS: Hardline Priest’s Elevation a Sign Modi Moving Towards Hindu India

“Modi is saying India is a Hindu country and shall remain so,” journalist and commentator Shekhar Gupta said. “Hindus will rule, so you had better behave.”

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INDIA POLITICS: Modi’s BJP Scored Thumping Victory in Uttar Pradesh

INDIA POLITICS: Modi’s BJP Scored Thumping Victory in Uttar Pradesh

The triumph vindicates Modi’s decision to turn the campaign into a referendum on his own performance after his shock decision last November to abolish high-denomination banknotes, a move he framed as a fight for the poor against the corrupt rich.

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INDIA POLITICS: Narendra Modi Wins Landslide Election Victory

INDIA POLITICS: Narendra Modi Wins Landslide Election Victory

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party won a landslide victory in India’s most important battleground state, in a personal triumph that will strengthen his claim to a second term as national leader.

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INDIA POLITICS: 2017 Punjab Election Results: AAP, BJP

INDIA POLITICS: 2017 Punjab Election Results: AAP, BJP

If Aam Admi Party (AAP) manages to snare Punjab — as anecdotal evidences and poll projections seem to suggest—there will be two likely, immediate outcomes.

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INDIA POLITICS: Indians Headed to The Polls

INDIA POLITICS: Indians Headed to The Polls

Indians headed to the polls on Wednesday, the biggest mid-term verdict on Prime Minister Narendra Modi since he stormed to power three years ago.

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INDIA POLITICS: India Defies China to Host Dalai Lama in Disputed Territory

INDIA POLITICS: India Defies China to Host Dalai Lama in Disputed Territory

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration is raising its public engagement with the Tibetan leader Dalai Lama, a change from earlier governments’ reluctance to anger Beijing by sharing a public platform with him.

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INDIA POLITICS: Akhilesh Yadav Takes On Modi At His Own Game

INDIA POLITICS: Akhilesh Yadav Takes On Modi At His Own Game

“My work speaks for itself. Modi’s empty promises do not,” said Akhilesh Yadav, the 43-year-old leader of the Samajwadi, or Socialist, Party.

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INDIA POLITICS: India Lobbies Trump Administration to Avert Visa Threat

INDIA POLITICS: India Lobbies Trump Administration to Avert Visa Threat

Indian nationals are by far the largest group of recipients of the 65,000 H-1B visas issued annually to new applicants under a cap mandated by Congress.

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INDIA POLITICS: Modi Faces Election Test As Voting Begins in Uttar Pradesh

INDIA POLITICS: Modi Faces Election Test As Voting Begins in Uttar Pradesh

“The results will tell us whether Modi continues to enjoy unquestioned support or if it has started to erode,” said R.K. Mishra, an independent political analyst based in the state capital, Lucknow.

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INDIA POLITICS: Protesters Urge Modi to Allow Ancient Bull-Taming Rite

INDIA POLITICS: Protesters Urge Modi to Allow Ancient Bull-Taming Rite

Protesters want the federal government to reverse a Supreme Court ban on “jallikattu”, a hazardous rite in which youths and men wrestle rampaging bulls, and have made a request to Modi to permit it.

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INDIA POLITICS: Modi In Spin As He Replaces Gandhi As Face Of India’s Homespun Cotton

INDIA POLITICS: Modi In Spin As He Replaces Gandhi As Face Of India’s Homespun Cotton

“Becoming Gandhi requires years of self-sacrifice,” Arvind Kejriwal, the chief minister of Delhi and a political opponent of Modi, tweeted in Hindi.

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INDIA POLITICS: Move From ‘Holier Than Thou Approach’: Modi Politics Quote

INDIA POLITICS: Move From ‘Holier Than Thou Approach’: Modi Politics Quote

Indian PM Modi: “In this fight against corruption and black money, it is clear that you would like to walk shoulder to shoulder with us (the government).”

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INDIA POLITICS: Narendra Modi Defends Cash Ban

INDIA POLITICS: Narendra Modi Defends Cash Ban

“In this fight against corruption and black money, it is clear you would like to walk shoulder to shoulder with us (the government),” Narendra Modi said.

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INDIA POLITICS: Exposed! Modi’s False Claims During Rally

INDIA POLITICS: Exposed! Modi’s False Claims During Rally

The Congress has said that party vice president Rahul Gandhi has exposed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s false claims during his rally in Mehsana, Gujarat.

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