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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.

'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.

Modi says citizenship law not anti-Muslim as protests continue across India

Modi says citizenship law not anti-Muslim as protests continue across India

Following days of violent, sometimes deadly protests across India against a new citizenship law critics say discriminates against Muslims, Prime Minister Narendra Modi led a rally

Backlash grows over contentious India citizenship list

Backlash grows over contentious India citizenship list

A controversial citizenship list in northeast India that has left almost two million people facing statelessness has been slammed by its political backers as those excluded from it face an uncertain future.

India to hold general elections from April 11 to May 19

India to hold general elections from April 11 to May 19

India announced Sunday a general election to be held over nearly six weeks starting on April 11, when hundreds of millions voters will cast ballots in the world's biggest democracy.

Amir calls for Pakistan-India dialogue to resolve dispute

Amir calls for Pakistan-India dialogue to resolve dispute

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani held telephone conversations Saturday with the prime ministers of Pakistan and India, Imran Khan and Narendra Modi, respectively.

India's ruling BJP seen losing ground in key state polls before national vote

India's ruling BJP seen losing ground in key state polls before national vote

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party is likely to lose two heartland states while a third is too close to call, exit polls showed on Friday in the final test of popularity before a national election due by May next year.