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A Fierce Election Tests Modi’s Campaign to Remake India

A Fierce Election Tests Modi’s Campaign to Remake India

A Fierce Election Tests Modi’s Campaign to Remake India A Fierce Election Tests Modi’s Campaign to Remake India NANDIGRAM, India — The challenger arrived with police vehicles, a band of drummers and the backing of the country’s powerful prime minister. The crowd joined him in full-throated chants of glory to the Hindu god Ram: “Jai Shree Ram!” He brought a …

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At Least 10 Killed in Protests Against Modi’s Visit to Bangladesh

At Least 10 Killed in Protests Against Modi’s Visit to Bangladesh

At Least 10 Killed in Protests Against Modi’s Visit to Bangladesh At Least 10 Killed in Protests Against Modi’s Visit to Bangladesh DHAKA, Bangladesh — At least 10 people were killed and dozens injured in protests against a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India to Bangladesh as part of celebrations for the country’s 50th anniversary. Clashes between protesters …

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Modi’s Visit to Bangladesh Sets Off Violent Protests

Modi’s Visit to Bangladesh Sets Off Violent Protests

Modi’s Visit to Bangladesh Sets Off Violent Protests Modi’s Visit to Bangladesh Sets Off Violent Protests DHAKA, Bangladesh — At least four people were killed and dozens injured in violent protests in Bangladesh on Friday, set off by the arrival of Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India to mark 50 years since Bangladesh gained independence. The deaths occurred in the …

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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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Modi’s Budget for India Reflects Stark Choices

Modi's Budget for India Reflects Stark Choices

Modi’s Budget for India Reflects Stark Choices Modi’s Budget for India Reflects Stark Choices NEW DELHI — The world’s biggest economies are trying to borrow and spend their way out of the pandemic, from the European Union’s $900 billion stimulus package to President Biden’s proposed $1.9 trillion rescue plan. Then there’s India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government on Monday proposed …

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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’s Popularity Soars as India Weathers the Pandemic

Modi’s Popularity Soars as India Weathers the Pandemic

Modi’s Popularity Soars as India Weathers the Pandemic Modi’s Popularity Soars as India Weathers the Pandemic NEW DELHI — Just before the coronavirus arrived in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi faced serious challenges, perhaps the biggest of his tenure. Since then, as the world has been walloped by the coronavirus pandemic, many of these problems in India, especially the economic …

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