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Twenty-six killed in India as bus plunges into well

30 Jan 2020

MUMBAI Twenty-six people were killed and 32 injured when a bus and an autorickshaw collided with each other and plunged into a nearby well in India, a local police official said on Wednesday.

Poetry and rap highlight the rift over India's citizenship law

30 Jan 2020

MUMBAI On a recent balmy evening at a Mumbai sports ground, writer Varun Grover, a pink flower tucked behind his ear, read his new poem to thousands of people protesting against a citizenship law.

Indian broadcasters will ask court to halt new tariff rules - sources

13 Jan 2020

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI Indian broadcasters will on Tuesday ask a court to suspend new government regulations on pay-TV charges they say would put some channels out of business and stifle consumer choice, two sources told Reuters.

UPDATE 1-Indian broadcasters will ask court to halt new tariff rules - sources

13 Jan 2020

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI, Jan 13 Indian broadcasters will on Tuesday ask a court to suspend new government regulations on pay-TV charges they say would put some channels out of business and stifle consumer choice, two sources told Reuters.

Big broadcasters in India warn new tariff rules could hit services

10 Jan 2020

MUMBAI Some of the biggest television broadcasters operating in India joined forces on Friday to criticize new government regulations that impose restrictions on pay-TV charges, saying the move could put some channels out of business.

Bollywood A-lister backs protesting students, faces boycott calls

09 Jan 2020

MUMBAI A top Indian actress who joined students protesting against the government drew calls on social media on Wednesday for a boycott of her upcoming film, as well as praise for being a rare Bollywood A-lister to stand up against a crackdown on dissent.

Indian government seeks to woo Bollywood stars as citizenship law protests rage on

06 Jan 2020

MUMBAI The Indian government invited numerous Bollywood stars and film industry personalities to a private gathering on Sunday in an effort to garner support for a new citizenship law that has triggered weeks of sometimes violent protests nationwide.

Director urges Bollywood stars to break silence over citizenship law, violence

24 Dec 2019

MUMBAI One of Bollywood's leading directors called on three superstar actors to break their silence about a new citizenship law that has triggered riots in India, saying they could influence millions of fans. | Video

Director urges Bollywood stars to break silence over citizenship law, violence

24 Dec 2019

MUMBAI One of Bollywood's leading directors called on three superstar actors to break their silence about a new citizenship law that has triggered riots in India, saying they could influence millions of fans. | Video

UPDATE 1-Director urges Bollywood stars to break silence over citizenship law, violence

24 Dec 2019

MUMBAI, Dec 24 One of Bollywood's leading directors called on three superstar actors to break their silence about a new citizenship law that has triggered riots in India, saying they could influence millions of fans.

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