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India has given the green light for foreign universities to set up campuses across the Asian nation. Educators have cautiously welcomed the Indian government's decision, but reservations remain. DW digs deeper.
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As India celebrates Republic Day, 52-year-old Rahul Gandhi, heir to the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty, is due to complete a march of more than 3,500 kilometres across India next week. His aim is to put the opposition Congress Party back on the political map after a string of scandals and political defeats.
India has revived its village defense program in Kashmir following a recent spate of deadly attacks. The decision to send weapons into the contentious region has been condemned.
Indian officials accused the BBC of spreading "hateful propaganda" with the new documentary on Narendra Modi's government and its stance on India's Muslims.
India has been eyeing Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif's peace overtures with caution. Tensions over Kashmir remain unabated.
Rohingya refugees in India say mysterious fires ravaging their settlements and upturning their lives "have become a constant reminder that we're not wanted."
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German engineering giant Siemens says it's received its largest-ever order from government-owned Indian Railways. The deal is for 1,200 electric locomotives over 11 years, and their repair and maintenance for 35 years.
Citing archaic "anti-conversion" laws, right-wing Hindu groups are working to prevent marriages between Indian Hindus and Muslims. Some couples have faced violence and death threats.
Hundreds of buildings have developed cracks in the Himalayan town, which is a popular tourist and pilgrimage route. Experts and residents have blamed large construction projects, but the firms deny the allegations.
The grant has provided an educational lifeline primarily for Muslim university scholars, who now say their careers are being put in jeopardy. Many cannot afford to do research without financial assistance.