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India’s controversial farm bills become law despite protests

India’s controversial farm bills become law despite protests

India's president on Sunday approved three controversial agricultural bills amid nationwide protests by farmers who say the new laws will stunt their bargaining power and instead allow large retailers to have control over pricing.

Modi warns China over border tensions

Modi warns China over border tensions

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi issued a new warning to China over deadly border tensions on Saturday, using his most important speech of the year to promise to build a stronger military.

India's Modi rallies troops at China border, as Beijing urges caution

India's Modi rallies troops at China border, as Beijing urges caution

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew on Friday into the northern border region where Indian and Chinese troops are locked in a stand-off, and said the military stood ready to defend his country.

India extends world's biggest lockdown as coronavirus cases cross 10,000

India extends world's biggest lockdown as coronavirus cases cross 10,000

India on Tuesday extended until May 3 a nationwide lockdown for its 1.3 billion people as the number of coronavirus cases crossed 10,000 despite a three-week shutdown.

Modi apologises to India's poor as lockdown criticism mounts

Modi apologises to India's poor as lockdown criticism mounts

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the nation's poor for forgiveness on Sunday, as the economic and human toll from his 21-day nationwide lockdown deepens

India shuts down for 21 days as coronavirus spreads across south Asia

India shuts down for 21 days as coronavirus spreads across south Asia

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered a 21-day lockdown of the world's second most populous country on Tuesday, following China's example to halt the spread of coronavirus that has infected tens of thousands across the world.

'America First' vs 'Make in India' as Modi hosts Trump

'America First' vs 'Make in India' as Modi hosts Trump

Trade ties between the United States and India have long been problematic but under "America First" President Donald Trump and "Make in India" Prime Minister Narendra Modi, they have worsened.

Exit polls predict Modi defeat as Delhi votes

Exit polls predict Modi defeat as Delhi votes

Millions in the Indian capital voted Saturday in a key regional election, with exit polls suggesting a big defeat for right-wing Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Indian protesters condemn Modi visit as citizenship law demos rage

Indian protesters condemn Modi visit as citizenship law demos rage

Thousands of angry protesters took to the streets to tell India's leader he was unwelcome in Kolkata on Saturday, in the latest rally against a citizenship law that critics say discriminates against Muslims.

Thousands protest in rival demonstrations over new India law

Thousands protest in rival demonstrations over new India law

Thousands protested in rival demonstrations in India Friday as tensions deepen over a citizenship law seen as anti-Muslim

Blindspot to backlash: India’s Modi and party misread the mood

Blindspot to backlash: India’s Modi and party misread the mood

Huge protests in India against a citizenship law seen by many as anti-Muslim have wrong-footed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sent his Hindu nationalist party scrambling to douse the anger.

Modi's party loses Indian state election amid protests over citizenship law

Modi's party loses Indian state election amid protests over citizenship law

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party lost control of another state on Monday, adding to a string of electoral losses since last December amid protests that mark the biggest challenge to the Hindu-nationalist leader.