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India charges Tableeghi Jamaat leader with culpable homicide for coronavirus surge.The headquarters of the Tableeghi Jamaat group in a cramped corner of Delhi were sealed and thousands of followers, including some from Indonesia, Malaysia and Bangladesh, were taken into quarantine after it emerged they had attended meetings there in mid-March.

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Lockdown extended, but tests lagging: Where does India stand after 21 days of shutdown? India is embarking on an 18-day extension of total lockdown as confirmed cases of Covid-19 broke the 10,000 mark — but have efforts to curb the spread of the virus been working and are the official numbers truly accurate?

Indian politician calls for burqa ban claiming ‘terrorists’ use them to hide from police. The state of Uttar Pradesh’s labor minister Raghuraj Singh has called for an outright ban on women wearing burqas, suggesting that terrorists have been using them to elude authorities.

‘Stop calling me Greta of India’: 8yo climate activist says comparisons to Thunberg ‘delete’ her own campaign

Young Indian environmental activist Licypriya Kangujam slammed journalists for comparing her to Greta Thunberg, despite the fact that she began campaigning before the world knew who her Swedish colleague even was.

Gender in South Asia.. WE are living in a divided and unequal world that is socially fractured and economically uneven. Hatred, hypocrisy, prejudice, conflict and war are creating uncertainties and destabilising societies. Some regions are enjoying peace, security and prosperity, while others are struggling to break a chronic cycle of conflict and violence.

China & India to take control of one-third of global economy. The developing markets of China and India will make up 35 percent of global gross domestic product (GDP) by 2060, nearing the US and European nations' combined share, according to the Japan Center for Economic Research.

Does JNU campus attack mean India is failing its young? Its list of alumni includes a Nobel-Prize winning economist, former prime ministers of Libya and Nepal, and many leading politicians, diplomats, artists and academics. It is also an internationally renowned centre for teaching and research, and is among one of India's top ranked universities.

Jharkhand election results: BJP concedes defeat amid citizenship row. The Congress and its allies have won, or are leading, in 46 of the 81 seats, while the BJP is on course to take 25.

Assam NRC: What next for 1.9 million 'stateless' Indians? India has published the final version of a list which effectively strips about 1.9 million people in the north-eastern state of Assam of their citizenship.

Five things to know about Indian Kashmir's changed status The Indian government on Monday issued a presidential order to scrap the constitutionally mandated special status of Kashmir, the country's only Muslim-majority region.

Triple talaq: India criminalises Muslim 'instant divorce' India's parliament has approved a bill that makes the Muslim practice of "instant divorce" a criminal offence.

India turns to electric vehicles to beat pollution India is making a big push for electric vehicles, signalling a turning point in its clean energy policy, writes energy writer Vandana Gombar.

Monsoon floods displace millions in India More than three million people have been displaced across north and north-eastern India amid monsoon rain that has cost lives and destroyed homes. Storms and floods have ripped through areas of Nepal, Bangladesh and India, killing more than 130 people.

50 wives 1050 kids, Indian MP ignites Twitter A fiery local lawmaker in India’s Uttar Pradesh region has courted controversy once again after stating that Muslims “keep 50 wives and give birth to 1050 children” which he said was “not tradition but an animalistic tendency.”

Indian police arrest priest & school teacher after they attempt to ‘sacrifice’ 3yo girl Police in India have saved a 3-year-old girl from imminent death at the hands of her own relatives, as they planned to “sacrifice” the toddler after getting the green light from her parents, local media reports.

Fierce debate as Modi government reintroduces Muslim ‘triple talaq’ divorce bill

The motion to introduce the bill drew scathing criticism from the Indian National Congress and other opposition parties

India announces retaliatory trade tariffs against the US India has said that, from Sunday, it will impose tariffs on 28 US products, including almonds and apples.

Zakir Musa: India's 'most wanted' killed in Kashmir

Zakir Musa, whose real name is Zakir Rashid Bhat, was a close aide of Burhan Wani, a charismatic Kashmiri militant leader, whose killing by security forces in 2016 sparked widespread protests.

A Pakistani stoned to death in India. Indian prisoners stoned to death a Pakistani inmate in a jail Wednesday amid mounting tensions over a suicide bombing that Delhi has blamed on its arch-rival neighbour, an official said.

You Cannot Take Kashmir Back From Pakistan, Farooq Abdullah Tells India. "I tell them in plain terms - not only the people of India, but also to the world - that the part (of Jammu and Kashmir) which is with Pakistan, belongs to Pakistan and this side to India.

India's South dance to a different tune. Voters in both Kerala and Tamil Nadu show socialist inclination in democratic India.

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