Indian police raid Amnesty International offices
18 November 2019 | 10:09 am
The country's federal investigation agency has accused the non-profit group of abusing foreign funding rules. However, Amnesty has called the move a response to the group's criticism of Narendra Modi's government.
24 May 2018
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has an oil problem. And it’s set to worsen with Saudi Arabia rooting for the commodity to push through the $80 barrier.
8 Apr 2019
Given PM Narendra Modi's mixed track record on the economy, it's unclear whether his party will be able to replicate in 2019 the landmark electoral success it achieved in 2014. A setback at the polls remains a possibility.
16 May 2019
India's ruling BJP party has mostly succeeded in turning the ongoing parliamentary election into what seems like a presidential one — with PM Modi as the most prominent candidate, backed by a devoted following.
29 May 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's reelection has alarmed many Indian Muslims, who believe that their political interests would continue to be undermined by the Hindu nationalist politician. Faisal Fareed reports.
28 Feb 2020
While the visiting US President was hailing Indian Prime Minister Modi as a "defender of religious freedom", lynch mobs were gearing up for a third night of rioting, the worst Delhi's seen in decades. What had started Sunday as clashes over the Hindu nationalist government's new citizenship law has since turned into a full-blown anti-Muslim rampage. With police accused of standing idle, opposition parties are calling for the resignation of Home Secretary Amit Shah. We'll measure the government's response
9 Aug 2020
The Ram temple is being built on the site of a mosque that was demolished in 1992. About 175 people are attending the event.
11 Dec 2020
We take a look ongoing protests in India against PM Narendra Modi's controversial agricultural reform plans. For some editorialists, the now two-week-long protests should force the Indian government into rethinking future changes. We also look at the pornography company Pornhub's response to criticisms it profits from exploitation. Finally, we discuss a possible solution to online misunderstandings.
21 Dec 2020
Prime Minister Modi has made an unexpected stop at a Sikh temple in New Delhi. His visit comes as angry farmers — many of them Sikh — are protesting laws they claim give more power to big companies.
3 Apr 2021
Violence erupted on Bangladesh's independence day as protesters denounced Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Dhaka. They accuse him of discrimination against Muslims.
10 May 2021
The catastrophic health situation in India has shaken the image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has relied heavily on public relations and perception management since he came to power.
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Janusz Walus was due to be released on parole after serving nearly 30 years in prison for killing anti-apartheid leader Chris Hani. News of his expected release caused wide controversy.
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The leaders of Germany and Norway have said they will propose that NATO plays a role in protecting undersea infrastructure like gas pipelines or fiber optic cables. This follows the sabotage of the Nord Stream pipelines.
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Content creator Ben Black is trying to see all 64 games at the World Cup – the first time anyone has attempted such a feat.
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Bangladesh's ruling Awami League has a firm grip on the country's politics, and experts say electoral reform is needed to break the one-party monopoly.
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The German government has adopted an action plan against antisemitism that is being described as a milestone. But much depends on its implementation, with antisemitic hate speech on the rise.