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Indian Court Suspends New Farm Laws, in Blow to Modi

Indian Court Suspends New Farm Laws, in Blow to Modi

Indian Court Suspends New Farm Laws, in Blow to Modi Indian Court Suspends New Farm Laws, in Blow to Modi NEW DELHI — The decision by India’s highest court on Tuesday to temporarily suspend the implementation of new farming laws at the center of huge protests appeared unlikely to end the weekslong showdown choking New Delhi, as protesting farmers declared …

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Sunil Kothari, Eminent Scholar of Indian Dance, Dies at 87

Sunil Kothari, Eminent Scholar of Indian Dance, Dies at 87

Sunil Kothari, Eminent Scholar of Indian Dance, Dies at 87 Sunil Kothari, Eminent Scholar of Indian Dance, Dies at 87 Few critics or historians have been so central to the performing arts as Sunil Kothari was to the world of Indian traditional dance. As a critic, scholar and teacher of youthful energy, he explored India’s rich dance spectrum in at …

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Indian State Ruled by Modi’s Party Bans Islamic Schools

Indian State Ruled by Modi’s Party Bans Islamic Schools

Indian State Ruled by Modi’s Party Bans Islamic Schools Indian State Ruled by Modi’s Party Bans Islamic Schools GUWAHATI, India — An Indian state ruled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party on Wednesday passed a law abolishing all Islamic schools, saying they provided substandard education. Opposition politicians criticized the move and said it reflected the government’s anti-Muslim attitude …

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Modi makes outreach effort to placate angry Indian farmers farmers Government Narendra Modi farmers Government

India Farmer Protests

Modi makes outreach effort to placate angry Indian farmers farmers Government Narendra Modi farmers Government Modi makes outreach effort to placate angry Indian farmers farmers Government Narendra Modi farmers Government Prime Minister Narendra Modi held virtual talks with Indian farmers Friday and asked them to explain how the government’s agricultural policies have benefited them, a month into massive farmer protests …

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A New Population of Blue Whales Was Discovered Hiding in the Indian Ocean

A New Population of Blue Whales Was Discovered Hiding in the Indian Ocean

A New Population of Blue Whales Was Discovered Hiding in the Indian Ocean A New Population of Blue Whales Was Discovered Hiding in the Indian Ocean Weighing up to 380,000 pounds and stretching some 100 feet long, the blue whale — the largest creature to have ever lived on Earth — might at first seem difficult for human eyes and …

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Indian Call-Center Plot Fooled Americans Into Paying Over $14 Million

Instagram Tries Clamping Down on Misinformation

Indian Call-Center Plot Fooled Americans Into Paying Over $14 Million Indian Call-Center Plot Fooled Americans Into Paying Over $14 Million NEW DELHI — The police in New Delhi say they have arrested over 50 people over a call-center fraud that lured victims into thinking their assets were being frozen as part of an elaborate drug investigation and would then transfer …

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Soumitra Chatterjee, Globally Acclaimed Indian Film Star, Dies at 85

Soumitra Chatterjee, Globally Acclaimed Indian Film Star, Dies at 85

Soumitra Chatterjee, Globally Acclaimed Indian Film Star, Dies at 85 Soumitra Chatterjee, Globally Acclaimed Indian Film Star, Dies at 85 Soumitra Chatterjee, an Indian actor who incarnated the beauty and fragility of youthful idealism in films by the director Satyajit Ray and helped solidify Mr. Ray’s place in cinematic history, died on Sunday at a hospital in Kolkata, India. He …

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Indian Designer Manish Arora’s Downfall

Indian Designer Manish Arora's Downfall

Indian Designer Manish Arora’s Downfall Indian Designer Manish Arora’s Downfall According to Mr. Alam, Mr. Arora also had the artisans make up to a dozen elaborate Burning Man outfits for him, a task Mr. Alam said took three artisans up to 20 days, at a time when they were still owed considerable sums for regular work and knew that the …

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British Peer Criticized for Calling Kamala Harris ‘the Indian’

British Peer Criticized for Calling Kamala Harris ‘the Indian’

British Peer Criticized for Calling Kamala Harris ‘the Indian’ British Peer Criticized for Calling Kamala Harris ‘the Indian’ LONDON — A peer in the House of Lords, Britain’s unelected second chamber of Parliament, drew heavy criticism from lawmakers on Monday for referring on Twitter to Kamala Harris, the United States vice president-elect, simply as “the Indian.” The peer, Lord Kilclooney, …

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Indian Village Prays for a U.S. Election Victory for Kamala Harris

Indian Village Prays for a U.S. Election Victory for Kamala Harris

Indian Village Prays for a U.S. Election Victory for Kamala Harris Indian Village Prays for a U.S. Election Victory for Kamala Harris NEW DELHI — More than 8,000 miles from the White House, in an Indian village ringed by lush green rice paddies, several dozen people flocked into a Hindu temple, carrying roses and strings of sweet-smelling jasmine, uttering prayers …

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