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Indian court gives disputed religious site to Hindus in landmark ruling

11 Nov 2019

NEW DELHI/AYODHYA, India India's Supreme Court on Saturday awarded a bitterly contested religious site to Hindus, dealing a defeat to Muslims who also claim the land that has sparked some of the country's bloodiest riots since independence. | Video

Sonia Gandhi returns to lead India's beleaguered Congress after son Rahul quits

10 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India's opposition Congress party selected past president Sonia Gandhi as its interim leader on Saturday, while it searches for a successor to her son Rahul Gandhi, who quit following a crushing election defeat by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Veteran Indian politician Sushma Swaraj passes away

06 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI Veteran Indian politician Sushma Swaraj, who most recently served as minister of external affairs, passed away on Tuesday, following a cardiac arrest.

India's parliament approves changes to right to information law despite protests

25 Jul 2019

NEW DELHI India's parliament on Thursday passed an amendment to the right to information law despite protests from activists who say the changes would diminish the independence of the commissioners who administer it.

India's BJP prepares return to power as exit polls predict clear win - sources

20 May 2019

NEW DELHI India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is to meet coalition partners to discuss a new government, two BJP sources said on Monday, after exit polls predicted a clear general election victory for the party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to the delight of Hindu groups. | Video

India's BJP preparing for return to power after surprise exit polls - sources

20 May 2019

NEW DELHI, May 20 India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is preparing to meet coalition partners to discuss a new government, two BJP sources said on Monday, after exit polls predicted a better-than-expected result for it in a general election.

Panel seeks more answers from Twitter as India prepares for elections

25 Feb 2019

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI An Indian parliamentary panel gave Twitter Inc 10 days to file written answers to its questions after meeting on Monday with a senior company officer, part of India's scrutiny of social media content as it prepares for elections this year.

Indian parliament panel seeks written answers from Twitter

25 Feb 2019

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, Feb 25 Twitter Inc has 10 days to file written answers to questions from a parliamentary panel in India, its chairman said on Monday after meeting with the U.S. company's head of policy.

India parliament panel says to summon Twitter chief on February 25

11 Feb 2019

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI An Indian parliamentary panel is summoning Twitter Inc's chief executive to appear before it later this month, after he did not attend a hearing on Monday to discuss citizens' rights on social media.

Modi plans job quotas for less well-off Indians as election nears

07 Jan 2019

NEW DELHI India's cabinet on Monday backed proposals to reserve 10 percent of government jobs for Indians outside the higher income brackets, a plan the main opposition party suggested was an attempt by the government to lure back voters as an election nears.

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