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Indian farmers block major roads amid agricultural laws protest

Thousands of protesting Indian farmers have blockaded major roads across the country for several hours to press their demands for the repeal of new...

India’s PM urges states to prepare cold storage facilities for vaccine

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has urged states that are witnessing a surge in coronavirus cases to establish cold storage facilities for Covid-19 vaccines. Mr...

India confirms more than 83,000 new coronavirus cases

India confirmed more than 83,000 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, bringing its total caseload to nearly five million. The health ministry also reported 1,054 new...

Indian police struggle to enforce lockdown of 1.3bn people

Indians are struggling to comply with the world’s largest coronavirus lockdown as the government began the gargantuan task of keeping 1.3 billion people indoors. Official...

India sets the stage for Trump visit

The sun-baked city of Ahmedabad was jostling with activity on Sunday, as workers cleaned roads, planted flowers and hoisted hundreds of billboards featuring US...

Indian state imposes lockdown after deadly protests

Paramilitary and police forces have been deployed and the internet shut down in Muslim-majority districts in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, which has...

India’s supreme court delays citizenship law challenge

India’s supreme court has postponed hearings challenging the constitutionality of a new citizenship law which has sparked opposition and massive protests across the country. The...

Police in India denounced as citizenship protests grow

Students involved in a massive protest at a predominantly Muslim university in India’s capital have denounced the police response, as opposition grows to a...

Indian parliament expected to ratify bill to split Kashmir

Indian MPs are set to ratify a bill downgrading the governance of the Indian-administered portion of Kashmir as an indefinite security lockdown continues in...

Rahul Gandhi quits as India’s Congress party president in wake of poll defeat

Rahul Gandhi has resigned as president of India’s opposition Congress party to take responsibility for its crushing defeat in recent elections. Mr Gandhi announced his...

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