A desire for hassle-free travel is the key driver behind India’s appetite for residency-by-investment programmes.
Swedish climate activist Thunberg had earlier shared a toolkit to create and spread awareness about protesting Indian farmers' complaints. Police accuse Disha Ravi of being "a key conspirator in the document's formulation and dissemination."
For months, tens of thousands of farmers have protested against three new farm laws, gaining global attention and posing a major challenge to PM Narendra Modi’s government. We look at what's at the heart of the controversies surrounding these laws.
Kangana Ranaut, a staunch Bharatiya Janata Party supporter, called farmers protesting controversial agriculture laws terrorists in a tweet, which was one of two that the platform had removed.
A statement by the main opposition Congress party says 16 opposition parties boycotted the president’s address during a budget session “in full solidarity with the agitating farmers, whom the Modi government is trying to defame.”
Protesting farmers groups are scheduled to meet later on Wednesday to discuss the future course of action.
Hundreds of thousands of farmers are planning to drive tractors through New Delhi on Republic Day, when PM Narendra Modi will join a parade of military forces.
Over 51 percent of nearly 6 million eligible voters across the region’s 20 districts cast their ballots, the Election Commission said, but it comes as many politicians and prominent leaders remain locked up indefinitely.
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka are all in the same rickety boat when it comes to human rights.
India's agriculture minister says the government is open to amend objectionable provisions in the new laws weeks after the farmers in the country began demonstrating over reforms that were enacted.
New Delhi says it has proposed changes to controversial farm laws and awaits farmers' response but that a complete withdrawal of all the laws is "impossible".
Farmers' agitation outside capital New Delhi enters eleventh day, while all major opposition parties voice their support for countrywide strike on December 8 against new farm laws.
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