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Delhi's air quality turns ‘severe’ as...

Delhi's air quality turns ‘severe’ as...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 12 2019

The air quality index crossed 400 on a scale of 500, indicative of "severe" conditions that...

Modi cleared of complicity in deadly...

Modi cleared of complicity in deadly...

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Thu, Dec 12 2019

The riots have long dogged Modi, who was accused by human rights groups of turning a blind eye to the...

Army deployed, protests flare as Indian...

Army deployed, protests flare as Indian...

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Wed, Dec 11 2019

The Citizenship Amendment Bill seeks to grant Indian nationality to Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Jains,...

95 Rohingyas in Myanmar face jail as...

95 Rohingyas in Myanmar face jail as...

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Wed, Dec 11 2019

Their crime was to leave their home townships without permission from authorities

India restores incoming SMS in Kashmir,...

India restores incoming SMS in Kashmir,...

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Wed, Dec 11 2019

Users still cannot access app-based messaging platforms as mobile internet services remain blocked

Law enforcement needs exemptions in...

Law enforcement needs exemptions in...

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Wed, Dec 11 2019

The proposed government exemptions have alarmed privacy advocates

Pakistani militant accused of Mumbai...

Pakistani militant accused of Mumbai...

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Wed, Dec 11 2019

Pakistan's counter terrorism police arrested Saeed in July, days before a visit to Washington by...

Protests flare as India's parliament...

Protests flare as India's parliament...

South Asia

Wed, Dec 11 2019

The bill seeks to give citizenship to Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Jains, Parsis and Sikhs, who fled...

US blacklists head of Myanmar military,...

US blacklists head of Myanmar military,...

South Asia

Wed, Dec 11 2019

The sanctions come the same day Aung San Suu Kyi attended the first day of hearings in a genocide case...

Protests rage in India over citizenship...

Protests rage in India over citizenship...

South Asia

Tue, Dec 10 2019

The legislation, set to go before the upper house on Wednesday, will fast-track citizenship claims from...

Explainer: Everything you need to know...

Explainer: Everything you need to know...

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Tue, Dec 10 2019

The UN's International Court of Justice (ICJ) mechanisms is explained as follows

8 in 10 girls in western Nepal forced...

8 in 10 girls in western Nepal forced...

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Tue, Dec 10 2019

Researchers interviewed 400 girls aged between 14 and 19 in mid-Western Nepal's Karnali province...

Rohingya call for Suu Kyi to acknowledge...

Rohingya call for Suu Kyi to acknowledge...

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Tue, Dec 10 2019

The case brought by the tiny west African nation of Gambia is the first international legal attempt to...

Report: India’s 'discriminatory' visa...

Report: India’s 'discriminatory' visa...

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Tue, Dec 10 2019

According to the rules, the 'penalty of overstay' for 'minority communities from Pakistan,...

US panel eyes sanctions for Amit Shah...

US panel eyes sanctions for Amit Shah...

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Tue, Dec 10 2019

The measure goes against India's constitution, which guarantees legal equality to people of all faiths,...

India's lower house passes contentious...

India's lower house passes contentious...

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Tue, Dec 10 2019

The government has defended the bill, saying it was only aimed at flushing out infiltrators

Protests over Indian nationality...

Protests over Indian nationality...

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Mon, Dec 9 2019

On Monday, 100 scientists and scholars at institutions in India and abroad published a joint letter expressing...

Sri Lanka shakes up intelligence agency...

Sri Lanka shakes up intelligence agency...

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Mon, Dec 9 2019

A local jihad group was blamed for the coordinated Easter Sunday attacks against three luxury hotels...

India gang-rape shootings revives extrajudicial...

India gang-rape shootings revives extrajudicial...

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Mon, Dec 9 2019

More recently, the encounters have been deployed against those accused of violent crimes

Factory owner, manager nabbed after...

Factory owner, manager nabbed after...

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Mon, Dec 9 2019

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced compensation of $13,933 for the families of those...

The fight for justice over Myanmar's...

The fight for justice over Myanmar's...

South Asia

Sun, Dec 8 2019

The International Criminal Court (ICC) also approved an investigation into the 2017 military crackdown...