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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 0

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: Darjeeling Separate Statehood Agitation Takes Center Stage

INDIA POLITICS: Darjeeling Separate Statehood Agitation Takes Center Stage 0

“I appeal to people in Darjeeling and nearby areas to remain calm and peaceful. Nobody should resort to violence,” Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said.

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INDIA POLITICS: Jayaram Jayalalitha Death Takes Center Stage

INDIA POLITICS: Jayaram Jayalalitha Death Takes Center Stage 0

Jayaram Jayalalitha was one of India’s most colourful and controversial politicians, adored by some and condemned by others.

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INDIA POLITICS: Madhya Pradesh Farmers’ Protest: Rahul Gandhi Takes Center Stage

INDIA POLITICS: Madhya Pradesh Farmers’ Protest: Rahul Gandhi Takes Center Stage 0

Gandhi: “Modi could waive loans worth Rs 1.50 lakh crore of the richest people, but can’t pay heed to the plight of farmers. He can give bullets to them.”

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INDIA POLITICS: India Imposes Curfew in Kashmir

INDIA POLITICS: India Imposes Curfew in Kashmir 0

Government forces in riot gear set up barricades in the main city, Srinagar, and other towns in southern Kashmir to prevent people from reaching Bhat’s funeral in his hometown.

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INDIA POLITICS: Official: Sabzar Ahmed Bhat Dies By Bullets

INDIA POLITICS: Official: Sabzar Ahmed Bhat Dies By Bullets 0

Hizbul Mujahideen suffered major setback. Sabzar Ahmed Bhat’s killing will be seen as a big feat for counter-insurgency forces in the Kashmir Valley.

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INDIA POLITICS: India Seeks Access to Sheikh Nabi Ahmed Arrested in Pakistan

INDIA POLITICS: India Seeks Access to Sheikh Nabi Ahmed Arrested in Pakistan 0

According to Pakistan police, Sheikh was walking along Nazimuddin Road in Sector F-8 area of Islamabad when he was stopped at a check post.

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INDIA POLITICS: 63-Page Political Chargesheet Presented By BJP Against Siddaramaiah Government

INDIA POLITICS: 63-Page Political Chargesheet Presented By BJP Against Siddaramaiah Government 0

Accusing the Siddaramaiah government of bad governance, corruption and betraying the people’s trust, the chargesheet lists its 29 major lapses.

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INDIA POLITICS: BJP Alleges AAP Government Squanders Public Funds

INDIA POLITICS: BJP Alleges AAP Government Squanders Public Funds 0

BJP leader Piyush Goyal termed the alleged expenditure mind boggling. “This is criminal waste of government exchequer by Kejriwal government,” Gupta said.

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INDIA POLITICS: CK Jaffer Shareef Endorses Mohan Bhagwat For President

INDIA POLITICS: CK Jaffer Shareef Endorses Mohan Bhagwat For President 0

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 0

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 0

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: Hamid Ansari Defends Liberal Values

INDIA POLITICS: Hamid Ansari Defends Liberal Values 0

Indian Vice-President Hamid Ansari said universities must uphold liberal values and respect dissent, a month after violent protests erupted at a university in the capital Delhi over a speech by a student accused of sedition.

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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 0

“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 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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: Shashi Tharoor Biography

INDIA POLITICS: Shashi Tharoor Biography 0

Dr. Tharoor was born in London in 1956, educated in India and USA with a PhD in 1978 at Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Read Shashi Tharoor Biography.

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