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By Ila Choudhary On Friday, April 2nd, 2021
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“I’ll win Nandigram”: Mamata hits back at Modi over second seat contest dig

Dinhata, Apr 2 (PTI) Asserting that she was winning the election from Nandigram, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said that she does not need his “suggestion” More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, March 28th, 2021
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Bangladesh violence spreads after Modi’s visit, attacks on Hindu temples, train

COX’S BAZAR (Reuters) – Hundreds of members of a hardline Islamist group attacked Hindu temples and a train in eastern Bangladesh on Sunday, police and a local journalist said, as violence spread across More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, March 27th, 2021
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Assam, West Bengal vote in test for Modi

KOLKATA, India (Reuters) – Voters in India’s Assam and West Bengal cast their ballots on Saturday in elections that will indicate how Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s support is holding up after a More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, March 27th, 2021
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Modi’s party seeks big win as Assam and Bengal vote

NEW DELHI (AP) — Two Indian states with sizeable Muslim populations began voting in local elections Saturday in a test of strength for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose Hindu nationalist agenda is being challenged More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, March 26th, 2021
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India PM Modi visits Bangladesh to mark independence day

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Bangladesh’s capital on Friday to join celebrations marking 50 years of the country’s independence, but his trip was not welcomed by More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, March 18th, 2021
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Pandemic pushes 32 million Indians out of middle class, says Pew Research

New Delhi (Reuters): Financial woes brought by last year’s coronavirus pandemic have pushed about 32 million Indians out of the middle class, undoing years of economic gains, a report showed on Thursday, while More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, March 17th, 2021
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PM Modi says quick steps needed to stop second COVID-19 peak

New Delhi, Mar 17 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed concern over a rise in COVID-19 cases in parts of the country and called for “quick and decisive” steps to check the “emerging More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, March 1st, 2021
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Personnel Minister Jitendra Singh takes first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

New Delhi [India], March 1 (ANI): Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh took the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine on Monday as the nationwide inoculation drive of persons above 60 and those over 45 with co-morbidities More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, March 1st, 2021
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Modi takes home-grown vaccine as India widens immunisation drive

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was inoculated with the first dose of a home-grown coronavirus vaccine on Monday, kicking off an expansion of the country’s immunisation campaign More...

By Manisha Sen On Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
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India plans new social media controls after Twitter face-off

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Chafing from a dispute with Twitter, India plans to oblige social media companies to erase contentious content fast and assist investigations, according to a draft regulation. FILE PHOTO: More...