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India accuses BBC of ‘colonial mindset’

The BBC documentary features the findings of a British inquiry into the 2002 deadly riots, which reveals PM Modi failed to stop the violence. India’s foreign ministry on Thursday dismissed a BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi that questioned his leadership during the deadly 2002 Gujarat riots as “propaganda”. …

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Google launches new anti-misinformation project in India

Google’s Jigsaw subsidiary is launching a new anti-misinformation project in India, aimed at preventing misleading information that has been blamed for inciting violence, a top executive said. The initiative will use “prebunking” videos – designed to counter false claims before they become widespread – circulated on the company’s YouTube platform …

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PM Modi visits Indian-controlled Kashmir amid tight security

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Himalayan Kashmir on Sunday his first public event since New Delhi stripped the disputed region’s semi-autonomy and took direct control in 2019. Modi remotely inaugurated a tunnel and work on two hydropower projects before delivering a speech that was punctuated by his government’s developmental …

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Indian police arrest 14 in New Delhi after communal violence

Police made the arrests in connection with violent clashes between Hindus and Muslims during a religious procession. Indian police have arrested 14 people in connection with the violent clashes between Hindus and Muslims during a Hindu religious procession in the country’s capital New Delhi on Saturday. Six police officers and …

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Indian farmers end year-long protest

Indian farmers who have been staging a year-long protest in New Delhi announced on Thursday that they are ending their demonstrations after the government U-turned on controversial farm legislation. Announcing the decision, Balbir Singh Rajewal, a senior farm union leader, stated that the group has “received a letter from the …

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