India

What happened at the Amritsar massacre?
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What happened at the Amritsar massacre?

Archbishop of Canterbury has apologised for the 1919 mass shootings in India
11 Sep 2019
Instant Opinion: Bury league expulsion is ‘grim warning’
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Instant Opinion: Bury league expulsion is ‘grim warning’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 28 August
28 Aug 2019
Instant Opinion: ‘The Russians are... complicated!’
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Instant Opinion: ‘The Russians are... complicated!’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 9 August
9 Aug 2019
First reports emerge from locked-down Kashmir
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First reports emerge from locked-down Kashmir

The Hindu nationalist government in New Delhi has imposed curfews, travel restrictions and a communication blackout on Kashmiri Muslims
9 Aug 2019
Instant Opinion: ‘Women’s bodies don’t need fixing’
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Instant Opinion: ‘Women’s bodies don’t need fixing’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 6 August
6 Aug 2019
Why Indian farmers are having their wombs removed
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Why Indian farmers are having their wombs removed

Thousands of young women are paying for medically unnecessary hysterectomies to get work as sugarcane harvesters
30 Jul 2019
Is India becoming a dictatorship?
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Is India becoming a dictatorship?

As his only serious rival resigns, does Narendra Modi’s rule threaten to undermine the ‘world’s largest democracy’?
11 Jul 2019
UK ‘must welcome more Indians to get trade deal’
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UK ‘must welcome more Indians to get trade deal’

Cross-party group of MPs says ‘hostile message’ to India must end
24 Jun 2019
Dry Chennai: Indian megacity ‘running out of water’
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Dry Chennai: Indian megacity ‘running out of water’

Drought hits 4.6 million people as taps run dry during heatwave
20 Jun 2019
What does Narendra Modi’s second term have in store?
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What does Narendra Modi’s second term have in store?

Controversial Hindu nationalist Indian PM promises further economic reforms following landslide election victory
30 May 2019
Indian election: Narendra Modi’s BJP tipped for victory
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Indian election: Narendra Modi’s BJP tipped for victory

Mammoth vote seen as ‘a contest for the soul of India’
23 May 2019
How likely is a nuclear war?
Nuclear test mushroom cloud above Mururoa Atoll
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How likely is a nuclear war?

UN disarmament director says risk of global conflict now highest since Second World War
22 May 2019
India election 2019: who will win?
Narendra Modi
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India election 2019: who will win?

All eyes are on Prime Minister Narendra Modi as six weeks of voting kicks off
12 Apr 2019
Man arrested with live human embryo in his suitcase
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Man arrested with live human embryo in his suitcase

Indian authorities are investigating a possible smuggling ring after the man was detained in Mumbai
20 Mar 2019
Will India and Pakistan go to war?
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Will India and Pakistan go to war?

Recent skirmishes are ‘steep escalations in the most serious military crisis in south Asia since 1999’
27 Feb 2019
Pakistan military scrambles jets over ‘IAF violation’
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Pakistan military scrambles jets over ‘IAF violation’

Tensions escalate after first clash of its kind since war in 1971
26 Feb 2019
Bhopal disaster 35 years on: what happened?
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Bhopal disaster 35 years on: what happened?

Activists still fighting for justice decades after the world’s worst industrial accident
15 Feb 2019
India vows to ‘isolate’ Pakistan after deadly Kashmir attack
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India vows to ‘isolate’ Pakistan after deadly Kashmir attack

Indian PM Narendra Modi says Delhi has ‘incontrovertible evidence’ that Islamabad supported terrorists behind the attack
15 Feb 2019
Global suicide rate falls by third in 30 years
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Global suicide rate falls by third in 30 years

China and India experience huge drop in suicides, but still make up nearly half of all deaths
8 Feb 2019
US immigration officials force-feeding detainees
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US immigration officials force-feeding detainees

Nearly 30 migrants from India and Cuba are refusing to eat in protest at alleged mistreatment
1 Feb 2019
Could two-child policy save India from overpopulation?
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Could two-child policy save India from overpopulation?

As activists scramble to educate the public on the need for contraception, some politicians push for a more radical solution
23 Jan 2019
Asia the ‘new hotbed of Christian persecution’
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Asia the ‘new hotbed of Christian persecution’

Report finds threat levels rising in China and India amid government crackdown and rise of religious nationalism
17 Jan 2019
Lonely Indian soldiers catfished by Pakistani spies
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Lonely Indian soldiers catfished by Pakistani spies

Senior general warns soldiers to be sceptical of phony Facebook accounts
15 Jan 2019
UK to ‘drop out of top 10 world economies by 2030’
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UK to ‘drop out of top 10 world economies by 2030’

Standard Chartered predicts China and India will overtake US, with Britain dropping off the top table entirely
11 Jan 2019
Protests erupt in India after women enter Hindu temple
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Protests erupt in India after women enter Hindu temple

Hindu traditionalists believe women of menstruating age should not be allowed in the Sabarimala temple
3 Jan 2019
Meditating Buddhist monk killed by leopard
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Meditating Buddhist monk killed by leopard

Officials had warned against going too far into the Indian forest
13 Dec 2018
Mastanamma: Indian Youtube sensation dies aged 107
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Mastanamma: Indian Youtube sensation dies aged 107

Great-grandmother from rural village won fans all over the world with her cooking videos
5 Dec 2018
US missionary killed by hostile island tribe
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US missionary killed by hostile island tribe

Sentinelese islanders are notorious for aggressively defending their remote island home
22 Nov 2018
Indian groom continues with wedding despite bullet wound
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Indian groom continues with wedding despite bullet wound

Police hunting gunmen who climbed onto groom’s carriage in Delhi
21 Nov 2018
ITC Hotels review: sustainable luxury in India
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ITC Hotels review: sustainable luxury in India

The country's stunning scenery is matched by resorts that are both beautiful and eco-friendly
19 Nov 2018
What’s driving India’s fake news problem?
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What’s driving India’s fake news problem?

Research by BBC links spread of misinformation to nationalism
12 Nov 2018
Wedding tourism: couples selling tickets to ceremonies
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Wedding tourism: couples selling tickets to ceremonies

New website Join My Wedding allows foreign visitors to pay to attend ‘opulent’ ceremonies in India
17 Oct 2018
Is India having its #MeToo moment?
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Is India having its #MeToo moment?

A year on from Harvey Weinstein scandal the world’s biggest democracy has been shaken by allegations of sexual misconduct
11 Oct 2018
Indian airport police told: ‘stop being so smiley’
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Indian airport police told: ‘stop being so smiley’

Security officers to move from ‘broad smile system’ to a ‘sufficient smile system’
9 Oct 2018
Why has the Indian rupee fallen to a record low?
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Why has the Indian rupee fallen to a record low?

Currency drop stokes concerns the world's fastest-growing major economy could be heading for a slowdown.
9 Oct 2018
Why farmers are key to the Indian elections
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Why farmers are key to the Indian elections

Rising fuel prices and fertiliser costs have sparked widespread protests from agricultural workers
4 Oct 2018
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