With its economic health in the doldrums, Modi is lifting restrictions – as the death toll mounts.
The US Commission on International Religious Freedom recommends but does not set policy, and there is virtually no chance the State Department will follow its lead on India, an increasingly close US ally.
While the media spotlight is on the coronavirus, India’s anti-terror law is randomly being used to target people in the country.
An exclusionary right-wing populism has gripped the world for years now, but recently, a more inclusionary populism is pushing back.
From Prime Minister Narendra Modi down to the average citizen, the scourge of fake news is ravaging India's public discourse.
How a large gathering of Indian protesters welcomed the new year with revolutionary defiance, rejecting the Hindu nationalist government's 'discriminatory' policies.
Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) concededs defeat in the eastern state of Jharkhand, with an alliance of the main opposition Congress party and a regional bloc slated to take control of the resource-rich province.
With the new numbers in place, the ruling BJP is expected to achieve a majority in both houses in the next two years, paving the way for an overhaul of the laws, in consonance with the party’s Hindus-first ideology.
Opposition leader Gandhi urges voters not to "get disappointed by the propaganda of fake exit polls," after a slew of exit polls projected clear victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Senior figures from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party are using alarming election campaign rhetoric that alienates and endangers Muslims.
Indians are heading to the polls in the second phase of voting in the country's seven-stage general election. India-administered Kashmir is among the regions voting on Thursday. But as TRT World's Baba Umar reports, many are boycotting the vote.
About 900 million people are eligible to vote in the election starting on Thursday, in which Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party-led group is taking on the Congress and its allies and a clutch of regional parties.
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