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    Unwanted Rohingya face threats in India, Nepal

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2017

    Detested in Myanmar, the Muslim Rohingya desperately seeking sanctuary will get a new reminder Monday of just how unloved they are in India too...

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    Dalai Lama urges Suu Kyi for peaceful end to Rohingya crisis

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on September 12, 2017

    The Dalai Lama has urged Aung San Suu Kyi to find a peaceful solution to the crisis in Myanmar and expressed concerns about violence that...

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    Modi appoints India’s first female defence minister

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on September 05, 2017

    Prime minister Narendra Modi named a female legislator as India’s new defence minister Sunday, the first time a woman has been appointed to the key...

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    Military stand-off with China ends: India

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:48am on August 29, 2017

    India said Monday it had agreed with China to end a months-long military stand-off at a strategically important disputed area in the Himalayas and troops...

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    India’s top court says privacy is a fundamental right

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on August 25, 2017

    India’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday that citizens have a constitutional right to privacy, a landmark decision that could jeopardise a government programme with biometric data...

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    Indian railways chief steps down after deadly crashes

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:11am on August 24, 2017

    The head of India’s railways has quit after a series of deadly accidents on the crumbling network, an official said Wednesday...

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    India welcomes Trump commitment to Afghanistan

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:56am on August 24, 2017

    India welcomed president Donald Trump’s plan to increase US engagement in Afghanistan on Tuesday, saying it shares Washington’s concerns about a safe haven for terrorists...

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    India’s top court bans Islamic instant divorce

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on August 23, 2017

    India’s top court on Tuesday banned a controversial Islamic practice that allows men to divorce their wives instantly, ending a long tradition that many Muslim...

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    Rights groups urge India not to deport Rohingya

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on August 18, 2017

    Rights groups urged India Thursday to abide by its international legal obligations after the government said it was looking to deport tens of thousands of...

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    Modi boosts grip on power with alliance in Bihar

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:16am on July 28, 2017

    A former arch-rival of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi aligned with the Hindu nationalist leader on Thursday to form a new government in Bihar, one...

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