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India’s New Media Rules Could Silence Online News Outlets

India’s New Media Rules Could Silence Online News Outlets

India’s New Media Rules Could Silence Online News Outlets India’s New Media Rules Could Silence Online News Outlets NEW DELHI — Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, has cultivated and cowed large parts of the country’s normally raucous news media in recent years as part of a broader campaign against dissent. One group remains untamed: A relatively new generation of scrappy, …

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India’s Farm Subsidies Lead to Waste but Support Millions

India's Farm Subsidies Lead to Waste but Support Millions

India’s Farm Subsidies Lead to Waste but Support Millions India’s Farm Subsidies Lead to Waste but Support Millions BHAGWANPURA, India — The farmer sat in the house his grandfather built, contemplating economic ruin. Jaswinder Singh Gill had plowed 20 years of savings from an earlier career as a mechanical engineer into his family’s nearly 40-acre plot in the northwestern Indian …

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An 89-Year-Old Sharpshooter Takes Aim at India’s Patriarchy

An 89-Year-Old Sharpshooter Takes Aim at India’s Patriarchy

An 89-Year-Old Sharpshooter Takes Aim at India’s Patriarchy An 89-Year-Old Sharpshooter Takes Aim at India’s Patriarchy The 89-year-old woman stood in the courtyard of her home in northern India and picked up an air pistol. She tucked her pink head scarf securely into the waist of her long skirt and steadied her arm, looking through the sights at her target, …

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Women Call for India’s Chief Justice to Quit After He Asked Rapist to Marry

Women Call for India’s Chief Justice to Quit After He Asked Rapist to Marry

Women Call for India’s Chief Justice to Quit After He Asked Rapist to Marry Women Call for India’s Chief Justice to Quit After He Asked Rapist to Marry NEW DELHI — Outrage in India is growing over comments made by the nation’s chief justice in two rape cases, with thousands of women signing a letter this week demanding that he …

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India’s Covaxin Covid-19 Vaccine, Already in Use, Shows Promise in Trials

India's Covaxin Covid-19 Vaccine, Already in Use, Shows Promise in Trials

India’s Covaxin Covid-19 Vaccine, Already in Use, Shows Promise in Trials India’s Covaxin Covid-19 Vaccine, Already in Use, Shows Promise in Trials NEW DELHI — India’s ambitious but troubled campaign to vaccinate its vast population against Covid-19 — and, in the process, to burnish its own reputation as a manufacturer and innovator — just got a big boost. An Indian …

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India’s Economy Exits Deep Recession as Fledgling Recovery Strengthens

India’s Economy Exits Deep Recession as Fledgling Recovery Strengthens

India’s Economy Exits Deep Recession as Fledgling Recovery Strengthens India’s Economy Exits Deep Recession as Fledgling Recovery Strengthens NEW DELHI — After plunging into one of the worst recessions of any major economy, India is showing signs of a modest comeback. But that recovery is uneven, and the country is still struggling to find ways to sustain growth. Its service …

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Cow Curriculum Becomes India’s Latest Ideological Battleground

Cow Curriculum Becomes India’s Latest Ideological Battleground

Cow Curriculum Becomes India’s Latest Ideological Battleground Cow Curriculum Becomes India’s Latest Ideological Battleground The study material in the new cow course was designed by the cow commission, which falls under the Ministry of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, and was widely circulated online in several languages, including English. The first online exam was supposed to be Thursday. The material has …

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India’s Serum Institute Warns of Delays in Exporting Vaccine

India's Serum Institute Warns of Delays in Exporting Vaccine

India’s Serum Institute Warns of Delays in Exporting Vaccine India’s Serum Institute Warns of Delays in Exporting Vaccine The chief executive of the Indian pharmaceutical giant that dozens of countries are counting on to supply them with Covid-19 vaccines said on Sunday that their deliveries might be delayed because it had been “directed” to fill domestic needs ahead of export …

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India’s Response to Farmer Protests Stirs Fears of Modi’s Power

India's Response to Farmer Protests Stirs Fears of Modi's Power

India’s Response to Farmer Protests Stirs Fears of Modi’s Power India’s Response to Farmer Protests Stirs Fears of Modi’s Power NEW DELHI — First came the accusations of foreign infiltration. Police complaints against protest leaders followed, as did arrests of protesters and journalists. Then the government blocked internet access in places where demonstrators gathered. As India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, …

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India’s Farmers and Modi Weigh Options After New Delhi Clash

India's Farmers and Modi Weigh Options After New Delhi Clash

India’s Farmers and Modi Weigh Options After New Delhi Clash India’s Farmers and Modi Weigh Options After New Delhi Clash In a sign that Mr. Modi’s government was weighing its next moves, there was complete silence on Wednesday from the prime minister and his most important political lieutenant, Amit Shah, the home minister, who controls the Delhi police. The mood …

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