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    India women facing sedition charges over school play get bail

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:04am on February 17, 2020

    Two women held for two weeks by Indian police on sedition charges over a school play which allegedly criticised a contentious citizenship law have been...

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    Pachauri, leader of Peace Prize winning climate panel, dies

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:28am on February 15, 2020

    Indian environmentalist Rajendra Pachauri, who led the UN climate change group that won a Nobel Peace Prize but whose later years were dogged by sexual...

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    India hails extradition of alleged match-fixer

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 11:17pm on February 14, 2020

    The head of Indian cricket’s anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday Britain’s extradition of accused match-fixer Sanjeev Chawla was ‘a legal landmark’. Chawla, one of the...

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    India Supreme Court orders telcos to pay $13b or face action

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 10:12pm on February 14, 2020

    India’s Supreme Court on Friday ordered top telecom companies to pay $13 billion in unpaid spectrum and licensing fees by March 17 or face punishment...

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    Exit polls predict Modi defeat as Delhi votes

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:36am on February 09, 2020

    Millions in the Indian capital voted Saturday in a key regional election, with exit polls suggesting a big defeat for right-wing prime minister Narendra Modi....

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    Man charged with raping girl at US embassy in Delhi

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:41am on February 08, 2020

    An Indian man has been charged with raping a five-year-old girl on the premises of the US embassy in India’s capital New Delhi, police said...

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    India police harassing students over sedition probe

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:55am on February 07, 2020

    Indian police are ‘harassing’ primary school students by repeatedly questioning them after their school was charged with sedition over a play allegedly criticising the government’s...

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    One-week ultimatum for Delhi rapists on death row

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:44am on February 06, 2020

    Four men sentenced to death for a gang-rape and murder on a Delhi bus in 2012 that shocked the nation were given a week on...

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    Modi vows grand Hindu temple at Ayodhya site

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:24am on February 06, 2020

    The construction of a grand Hindu temple at holy site bitterly contested with Muslims moved a step closer Wednesday when Indian prime minister Narendra Modi...

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    Suspected Hindu radical fires at protesters in India

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:10am on February 02, 2020

    A suspected Hindu nationalist opened fire at an anti-government protest in India’s capital on Saturday, police said, just days after an armed teenager shot and...