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India meets with farmers after days of Delhi protests

The plight of farmers is a major political issue in India with thousands committing suicide in recent years due to debt and increasingly erratic weather patterns blamed on climate change

Farmers gather next to their tractors as police stand guard at a road block to stop them from marching to New Delhi to protest against the central government's recent agricultural reforms at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border in Ghazipur on 1 December 2020

Facebook’s top India lobbyist Ankhi Das quits after content row

The Wall Street Journal newspaper in August reported that Ankhi Das had opposed applying hate-speech restrictions to some Hindu nationalist individuals and groups, fearing damage to Facebook’s ...

Facebook’s top India lobbyist Ankhi Das quits after content row

India’s Tanishq Jewellery ad celebrating Hindu-Muslim love faces outrage

Jewellery brand Tanishq by Titan has been slammed by Twitterati for withdrawing the advertisement for a jewellery range which showed an inter-faith marriage

India’s Tanishq Jewellery ad celebrating Hindu-Muslim love faces outrage

So did no one demolish the Babri Masjid?

Breaking mosques and replacing them with temples has more significance than meets the eye. These actions and the court verdict sound warning bells to India’s democracy.

Babri Masjid

Ex-Karnataka CM asks BJP to treat all official languages on par with Hindi

Former Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy alleged that the Union government which is refusing to give equal primacy to regional languages must remember that they have formed the government with ...

Former Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy

Support pours in for Urmila after Kangana’s ‘soft porn star’ jibe

Support kept coming in for Urmila Matondkar from film as well as political circles all through Thursday, after actress Kangana Ranaut called her a soft porn star in a TV interview

Urmila Matondkar with her Rottweiler

Tablighi foreigners chosen to be made ‘scapegoats’: Bombay HC

Tthe Bombay High Court has said that there is a possibility that Tablighis who attended the Markaz in Delhi were “chosen to make them scapegoats” and slammed the media propaganda attempting to blame ...

Tablighi foreigners chosen to be made ‘scapegoats’: Bombay HC

BJP plans to block Congress leader’s motions against summoning Facebook

With Shashi Tharoor moving a privilege motion against a BJP MP for questioning his power to unilaterally summon Facebook representatives to a Parliamentary Standing Committee, the BJP has realised ...

Indian Congress leader 
Shashi Tharoor

Indian parliamentary panel to question Facebook on content regulation policy

Facebook and its top lobbying executive in India, Ankhi Das, have faced criticism after a news report said she opposed applying hate-speech rules to some Hindu nationalist individuals and groups, and ...

Ajit Mohan, vice president and managing director, Facebook India, leaves after an interview with Reuters in Mumbai, India, on 13 June 2019

Wait of centuries is over, India PM says, as Hindu temple construction begins

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched the construction of a Hindu temple on a site that has been contested by Muslims for decades in a dispute that has sparked some of India's ...

People watch a live screening of the stone laying ceremony of the Ram Temple by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ayodhya, in New Delhi, India 5 August , 2020.
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