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Amazon’s ‘Tandav’ Show Angers India’s Hindu Nationalists

Amazon's 'Tandav' Show Angers India's Hindu Nationalists

Amazon’s ‘Tandav’ Show Angers India’s Hindu Nationalists Amazon’s ‘Tandav’ Show Angers India’s Hindu Nationalists NEW DELHI — Bollywood once again has fallen into the cross hairs of India’s Hindu nationalist ruling party — and major Western streaming services like Amazon and Netflix increasingly find themselves caught in the middle. Two separate criminal complaints were filed with the police over the …

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India’s Covid-19 Vaccine Drive Begins

India’s Covid-19 Vaccine Drive Begins

India’s Covid-19 Vaccine Drive Begins India’s Covid-19 Vaccine Drive Begins PUNE, India — India on Friday was preparing to launch one of the most ambitious and complex nationwide campaigns in its history: the rollout of coronavirus vaccines to 1.3 billion people, an undertaking that will stretch from the perilous reaches of the Himalayas to the dense jungles of the country’s …

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In the Cold and Rain, India’s Farmers Press Their Stand Against Modi

In the Cold and Rain, India’s Farmers Press Their Stand Against Modi

In the Cold and Rain, India’s Farmers Press Their Stand Against Modi In the Cold and Rain, India’s Farmers Press Their Stand Against Modi NEW DELHI — Under a rain-slick tarpaulin, half a dozen elderly women bake roti on a wood-fired griddle — flattening dough, flipping browned bread from dawn until the sun retreats into Delhi’s evening smoke. Anyone who …

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India’s Police Detain Opposition Leaders As Farmers’ Agitation Grows

India’s Police Detain Opposition Leaders As Farmers’ Agitation Grows

India’s Police Detain Opposition Leaders As Farmers’ Agitation Grows India’s Police Detain Opposition Leaders As Farmers’ Agitation Grows NEW DELHI — Aligning themselves squarely with India’s angry farmers, opposition leaders on Tuesday accused the government of cracking down on dissent, saying they had been detained while seeking to join broadening protests against the country’s new pro-market agricultural policies. The growing …

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India’s Farmers Protest and Burn in Challenge to Narendra Modi

India's Farmers Protest and Burn in Challenge to Narendra Modi

India’s Farmers Protest and Burn in Challenge to Narendra Modi India’s Farmers Protest and Burn in Challenge to Narendra Modi NEW DELHI — Before India’s farmers rose up in anger, presenting an increasingly difficult challenge to a government already grappling with the coronavirus outbreak and a devastating economic slump, Devinder Singh set his field on fire. Mr. Singh would have …

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India’s Leading Documentary Filmmaker Has a Warning

India’s Leading Documentary Filmmaker Has a Warning

India’s Leading Documentary Filmmaker Has a Warning India’s Leading Documentary Filmmaker Has a Warning The next morning when I met Patwardhan, he looked crestfallen. “First of all, this is not a victory for Hindus,” he said. “There are many secular Hindus like me who never wanted the mosque to be destroyed or a temple to be built. For us, it’s …

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Angry Farmers Choke India’s Capital in Giant Demonstrations

Angry Farmers Choke India’s Capital in Giant Demonstrations

Angry Farmers Choke India’s Capital in Giant Demonstrations Angry Farmers Choke India’s Capital in Giant Demonstrations NEW DELHI — Mewa Singh said he wasn’t going anywhere. On Monday afternoon, Mr. Singh, who farms a small plot of land in northern India, sat in the back of a mud-splattered farm trailer, heaps of rice, lentils, fresh garlic and other spices piled …

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India’s Economy Shrinks Sharply as Covid-19 Slams Small Businesses

India’s Economy Shrinks Sharply as Covid-19 Slams Small Businesses

India’s Economy Shrinks Sharply as Covid-19 Slams Small Businesses India’s Economy Shrinks Sharply as Covid-19 Slams Small Businesses NEW DELHI — China has come roaring back from the devastation of Covid-19, and the United States, Europe and Japan are finding their feet. But the hundreds of millions of laborers and shopkeepers who keep India’s economy running still can’t find relief. …

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Cyclone Nivar Threatens India’s Puducherry

Cyclone Nivar Threatens India's Puducherry

Cyclone Nivar Threatens India’s Puducherry Cyclone Nivar Threatens India’s Puducherry NEW DELHI — A severe cyclone gathered speed off India’s eastern shores in the Bay of Bengal on Wednesday and was poised to make landfall around midnight local time. Cyclone Nivar, the fourth named storm in the North Indian Ocean this year, was expected to make landfall near Puducherry, a …

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India’s Coronavirus Infections Drop. A Second Wave May Loom.

India's Coronavirus Infections Drop. A Second Wave May Loom.

India’s Coronavirus Infections Drop. A Second Wave May Loom. India’s Coronavirus Infections Drop. A Second Wave May Loom. NEW DELHI — Two months ago, India looked like a coronavirus disaster zone. Reported infections neared 100,000 a day, deaths were shooting up, and India seemed ready to surpass the United States in total recorded cases. Today, India’s situation looks much different. …

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