PM Modi's government says the laws will make it easier for farmers to sell their produce directly to big buyers, but the opposition says the legislations are "pro-corporate."
At least three people have been killed after Indian police opened live fire on demonstrators in Bengaluru protesting over a reported social media post insulting Prophet Muhammad.
On August 5, Narendra Modi inaugurated the construction of the contested Ram Mandir. Here, we list some facts about the site and its political background.
Pakistan's PM Imran Khan accuses India of being an "oppressor and aggressor" after New Delhi placed the disputed region under the strictest lockdown for the anniversary, with a heavy deployment of troops and barricades of barbed wire.
The site at Ayodhya, and divided Kashmir, are two of the most divisive communal issues facing India in the past 30 years, with PM Narendra Modi attempting to draw a line under both.
Prejudice towards black people persists both in South Asian countries and their diasporas abroad. It stems from both colonialism and caste-based hierarchies.
The workers fell asleep on the tracks of the train. They were walking back to their home village after the steel company they were working for, laid them off due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a three-week countrywide lockdown covering nearly one-fifth of the world's population “to save India and Indians.”
More than 20 diplomats tour India-administered Kashmir under high security, a visit critics say is aimed at portraying normalcy in the highly-militarised region.
That Democratic Party candidates have failed to mention Syria or Bashar al Assad when talking foreign policy is a worrying sign that the US will continue its failed Syria policy.
Rights groups say the citizenship law, combined with poor urban development, could lead to the forced eviction of millions of people living in poverty. Meanwhile, Muslim women continue to occupy New Delhi's streets in resistance to the divisive law.
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.
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