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Indian farmers press Modi for more after forcing his retreat

November 29, 2021 |

Bibhudatta Pradhan, Bloomberg Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government moved to repeal controversial farm laws as parliament reconvened Monday, to quell protests from a crucial vote bank that show little ...

Indian lawmakers repeal farm reforms after year of protests

November 29, 2021 |

India’s parliament on Monday repealed a set of controversial agriculture laws that inflamed tens of thousands of farmers, whose year-long protest has posed one of the biggest challenges to Prime Minister ...

Interfaith love a risk amid India's Hindu nationalist surge

November 29, 2021 |

While interfaith unions between Hindus and Muslims are rare in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s governing Bharatiya Janata Party, or BJP, and other Hindu nationalists have forcefully decried what they ...

Interfaith love a risk amid India's Hindu nationalist surge

November 29, 2021 |

While interfaith unions between Hindus and Muslims are rare in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s governing Bharatiya Janata Party, or BJP, and other Hindu nationalists have decried what they call “love ...

India resumes Covid vaccine exports to hamstrung Covax

November 26, 2021 |

But those plans fell through after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government prioritized its own citizens as a highly lethal wave of infections driven by the delta variant hit earlier this year. ... Modi's ...

Modi's reform momentum has finally hit a wall in India

November 26, 2021 |

First, the government made a U-turn on the three laws that Prime Minister Narendra Modi wanted to use to shake up the stagnant farm economy. ... Has the Modi momentum finally come up against a wall? ... Modi gave up the idea.

Thousands of Indian farmers celebrate 1 year of key protests

November 26, 2021 |

For Modi’s government, the demonstrations were its biggest challenge yet. ... Tens of thousands of farmers rallied on Friday marking one year of their movement that forced Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ...

India arrests prominent human rights activist in Kashmir amid clampdown

November 23, 2021 |

The arrest of Parvez marks an escalation in the crackdown in Kashmir that has swept up activists, journalists, and even political leaders seen as critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, which ...

Pakistan disputes India's claim that pilot downed F-16 jet

November 23, 2021 |

The statement from Pakistan came a day after Indian President Ram Nath Kovind awarded pilot Abhinandan Varthaman India's third-highest honor, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and top military officials looking on at the ceremony in New Delhi.

India arrests prominent human rights activist in Kashmir amid clampdown

November 23, 2021 |

The arrest of Parvez marks an escalation in the crackdown in Kashmir that has swept up activists, journalists, and even political leaders seen as critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, which ...

Book World: Why power attracts the wrong kind of people

November 19, 2021 |

Take Narendra Modi, who won reelection as prime minister of India in 2019, only to arrest politicians across Kashmir, clamp down on the independence of courts and businesses, and revoke the citizenship of millions of Muslim Indians.

Farmers' fury trumps Modi's strongman style

November 19, 2021 |

Ruth Pollard, Bloomberg India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi isn't used to backing down. ... This time, though, it seems Modi has met his match. ... Modi was sensible to remove these distractions.

Bowing to protests, India's Modi agrees to repeal farm laws

November 19, 2021 |

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said his government will withdraw the controversial farm laws that were met with year-long demonstrations from tens of thousands of farmers who said the laws will shatter their ...

Why Modi made a U-turn on changing India's farm laws

November 19, 2021 |

Pratik Parija and Atul Prakash, Bloomberg More than a year of angry and sometimes deadly street protests by India's farmers have forced Prime Minister Narendra Modi into the biggest retreat of his seven years in ...

EXPLAINER: Why did Modi repeal India farm laws after a year?

November 19, 2021 |

By SHEIKH SAALIQ and KRUTIKA PATHI, Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a surprise announcement Friday that he will withdraw agriculture laws that triggered a year of ...

India's Modi responds to dogged farmers' protests with an unexpected move: retreat

November 19, 2021 |

Gerry Shih and Niha Masih, The Washington Post NEW DELHI - The Indian government on Friday repealed a series of reforms to the country's agricultural sector, marking a rare political setback for Prime Minister ...

India derogará leyes agrícolas luego de 1 año de protestas

November 19, 2021 |

Por SHEIKH SAALIQ NUEVA DELHI (AP) — El primer ministro de India, Narendra Modi, anunció por sorpresa el viernes la retirada de las polémicas leyes agrícolas que motivaron protestas de un año de decenas de ...

Alert: India PM Narendra Modi says his government will withdraw controversial farm laws that were met with year-long protests

November 18, 2021

India PM Narendra Modi says his government will withdraw controversial farm laws that were met with year-long protests NEW DELHI (AP) — India PM Narendra Modi says his government will withdraw controversial ...

COP26 left the world with a climate to-do list: Here are 5 things to watch for in 2022

November 17, 2021 |

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement in the first days (much to the surprise of Indian observers) that India would reach net zero emissions by 2070 and generate 50% of its energy from renewables ...

In India, a government-friendly social media network challenges Twitter

November 16, 2021 |

While it isn't likely to overtake Twitter anytime soon, it's been embraced by the Indian government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his right-wing supporters at a moment when many countries, including ...

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