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Why India’s farmers are protesting in months-long stand-off
India farmers demonstrating in New Delhi
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Why India’s farmers are protesting in months-long stand-off

At least one demonstrator killed in clashes with New Delhi police as tensions over new agricultural laws boil over
28 Jan 2021
Instant Opinion: Conservatives ‘hollowing the state’
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Instant Opinion: Conservatives ‘hollowing the state’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 30 November
30 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: Boris Johnson’s ‘tone-deaf lies fall flat’
Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street wearing a face mask.
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Instant Opinion: Boris Johnson’s ‘tone-deaf lies fall flat’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 7 October
7 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: what happens ‘when a president gets sick’?
Donald Trump walks into the White House
In Depth

Instant Opinion: what happens ‘when a president gets sick’?

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 2 October
2 Oct 2020
High drama: India and China brawl in the Himalayas
Pangong lake, on the border between China and India
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High drama: India and China brawl in the Himalayas

Indian soldiers ‘beaten to death’ in first fatal clashes for 45 years
17 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: PM’s advisers should ‘come out of shadows’
Alastair Campbell
In Depth

Instant Opinion: PM’s advisers should ‘come out of shadows’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 27 May
27 May 2020
India’s Muslims feel persecuted during coronavirus pandemic
India Muslims
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India’s Muslims feel persecuted during coronavirus pandemic

Community has been wrongly accused of being responsible for spread of Covid-19
24 Apr 2020

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Coronavirus: 1.3 billion Indians placed into lockdown
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Coronavirus: 1.3 billion Indians placed into lockdown

21-day restriction imposed to tackle spread of virus
25 Mar 2020
Instant Opinion: Italy lockdown ‘warning from the future’
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Instant Opinion: Italy lockdown ‘warning from the future’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 9 March
9 Mar 2020
How the New Delhi’s streets became a battleground
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How the New Delhi’s streets became a battleground

Muslims forced to flee as sectarian violence erupts again over citizenship law
26 Feb 2020
What is on Donald Trump’s agenda in India?
Modi and Trump
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What is on Donald Trump’s agenda in India?

US president is making his first official trip to the world’s most populous democracy
24 Feb 2020
Instant Opinion: this year’s Golden Globes ‘missed the mark’
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Instant Opinion: this year’s Golden Globes ‘missed the mark’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 7 January
7 Jan 2020
Protests after masked men attack Indian university
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Protests after masked men attack Indian university

Jawaharlal Nehru University has previously been targeted by group linked to governing Bharatiya Janata party
7 Jan 2020
Will Indian citizens be compensated for pollution?
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Will Indian citizens be compensated for pollution?

Supreme Court says Indian states may be forced to pay for failing to tackle growing crisis
26 Nov 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
First reports emerge from locked-down Kashmir
Indian security personnel stand guard on a street during a curfew in Srinagar on August 8, 2019, as widespread restrictions on movement and a telecommunications blackout remained in place aft
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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
Is India becoming a dictatorship?
Narendra Modi
In Depth

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
What does Narendra Modi’s second term have in store?
Narendra Modi
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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
Is press freedom under attack?
Julian Assange
In Depth

Is press freedom under attack?

Case of Northern Ireland journalists arrested after reporting on police corruption adds to global fears about media repression
30 May 2019
Indian election: Narendra Modi’s BJP tipped for victory
Narendra Modi
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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
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
Will India and Pakistan go to war?
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In Depth

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
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
India launches world’s biggest healthcare experiment
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India launches world’s biggest healthcare experiment

Ambitious plan hailed by medical profession but critics claim it is an unworkable election gimmick
24 Sep 2018
India strips four million people of citizenship
Anti-Bengali Indian demonstrators hold placards during a protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in 2016
In Depth

India strips four million people of citizenship

Bengali Muslims targeted by nationalist ruling party, critics claim
31 Jul 2018
The other summit: why today’s Xi-Modi meeting matters
Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping at a G20 Summit in 2016
In Depth

The other summit: why today’s Xi-Modi meeting matters

Rapprochement between nuclear powers China and India could shift world power balance
27 Apr 2018
Can Indians counter the ethical collapse of their country?
India protest
In Depth

Can Indians counter the ethical collapse of their country?

India is facing an unprecedented national crisis ahead of upcoming general election
20 Apr 2018
India’s Narendra Modi goes on hunger strike
Narendra Modi
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India’s Narendra Modi goes on hunger strike

Protest is part of showdown between political parties ahead of next year’s national election
12 Apr 2018
WATCH: Justin Trudeau breaks out Bollywood dance moves
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In Depth

WATCH: Justin Trudeau breaks out Bollywood dance moves

Canadian PM has faced accusations of ‘cringeworthy’ cultural appropriation
23 Feb 2018
Narendra Modi: is he changing India for the better?
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In Depth

Narendra Modi: is he changing India for the better?

After a year in office, the 'hyperactive' Indian PM is struggling to cope with the 'tyranny of high expectations'
26 May 2015
Swine flu: what is the H1N1 virus and how is it spread?
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Swine flu: what is the H1N1 virus and how is it spread?

As India battles to contain one of its worst swine flu outbreaks, doctors urge people to protect themselves
27 Feb 2015
2014: The year in numbers – from five to 700 billion
Oscar Pistorius on day of verdict
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2014: The year in numbers – from five to 700 billion

Five years in jail for Oscar Pistorious, 6,800 dead from Ebola, 551m voters in India
28 Dec 2014
DEEPIKA PADUKONE: why row over her dress?
Deepika Padukone
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DEEPIKA PADUKONE: why row over her dress?

Times of India accuses star of hypocrisy after she objects to high-angle video of her cleavage
23 Sep 2014