India, Canada see diplomatic rift over Sikh ‘Khalistan’ vote
10 November 2022 | 8:41 am
The issue of Sikh separatist groups operating in Canada has become a growing source of tension between New Delhi and Ottawa.
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Recent violence between Hindus and Muslims shocked the UK city of Leicester, which is home to a large South Asian community. Observers say the violence was spread by inflammatory coverage on Indian social media.
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Millions of girls in India are missing out on school due to stigma over periods and a lack of sanitary facilities. Menstruation remains a undiscussed subject in many communities.
The Indian National Congress party has high hopes of returning to its heyday of political dominance. Rahul Gandhi, the son and grandson of former prime ministers, is leading the way.
Indian health officials have ordered a maker of cough syrups to halt production after they were linked to the deaths of children in The Gambia. Maiden Pharmaceuticals broke rules "across its manufacturing and testing activities," Indian regulators found.
More judges on India's top court would now be asked to decide whether a ban on the wearing of the Islamic headscarf in educational institutions stands. A lower court's ruling against the hijab already sparked an uproar.
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