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'Namaste Trump': Modi holds huge rally for Trump's visit

24 Feb 2020

AHMEDABAD, India Donald Trump was cheered by more than 100,000 Indians at the opening of the world's largest cricket stadium on Monday, promising "an incredible trade deal" and "the most feared military equipment on the planet" at his biggest rally abroad. | Video

Crowds gather to greet Trump hours before he lands in India

24 Feb 2020

AHMEDABAD, India, Feb 24 Crowds were lining up outside a giant stadium in western India on Monday ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's first visit to the country during which the two sides will aim to reset relations that have been buffeted by a trade spat.

Gandhi's former home gets facelift ahead of Trump's first India visit

23 Feb 2020

AHMEDABAD, India India deployed more than 10,000 police and gave a facelift to the former home of independence hero Mahatma Gandhi on Sunday on the eve of a visit by U.S. President Donald Trump, whose two-day trip aims to repair bilateral relations after a trade spat.

The Dalai Lama: ten facts about Tibet's spiritual leader

21 Feb 2020

NEW DELHI Tibetans mark the 80th anniversary of the enthronement of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on Saturday.

European diplomats check India's loosening of Kashmir clampdown

12 Feb 2020

SRINAGAR/NEW DELHI, India More than two dozen diplomats are visiting Indian-administered Kashmir, New Delhi said on Wednesday, as the country tries to reassure foreign allies following several months of unrest in the contested territory.

India's ruling party routed in key state election

11 Feb 2020

NEW DELHI India's ruling party was projected to lose a key state election on Tuesday, the vote count showed, in its first electoral test since deadly anti-government protests erupted nearly two months ago.

India's divisive protests could help Modi's party in election test

06 Feb 2020

NEW DELHI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party this week face their first electoral test since deadly anti-government protests erupted nearly two months ago, with the divisive turmoil likely to win them votes at polls in the capital.

Highlights: India unveils budget aimed at boosting incomes, spurring economic growth

01 Feb 2020

NEW DELHI Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday unveiled the budget for fiscal 2020-21, vowing to boost income of Indians and their purchasing power, in a bid to revive domestic economic growth that has slumped.

HIGHLIGHTS-India unveils budget aimed at boosting incomes, spurring economic growth

01 Feb 2020

NEW DELHI, Feb 1 Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday unveiled the budget for fiscal 2020-21, vowing to boost income of Indians and their purchasing power, in a bid to revive domestic economic growth that has slumped.

HIGHLIGHTS-India unveils budget aimed at boosting incomes, spurring economic growth

01 Feb 2020

NEW DELHI, Feb 1 Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday unveiled the budget for fiscal 2020-21, vowing to boost income of Indians and their purchasing power, in a bid to revive domestic economic growth that has slumped.

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