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India economy: Seven years of Modi in seven charts

Covid battered an already sluggish economy, weakened by poor growth, job losses and stagnant exports.
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India Covid vaccination: New policy to speed up delivery

PM Modi praises its strong start but will the new vaccine rollout plan will have a long term impact?
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Twitter may now be held directly responsible for every single tweet in India

If the Indian government decided tomorrow that a tweet didn't comply with its laws, the platform would have questions to answer. SOPA / Getty Images Twitter's non-compliance with new tech rules may make it liable for tweets on its platform in India. Content could be punished under the Information Technology Act 2000 and the Indian Penal Code. The new IT rules have been challenged by civil liberties organizations as unconstitutional. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
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The Indian government's failed vaccine drive has caused thousands of Indians to needlessly die

People wait in line to receive COVID-19 vaccines in Mumbai, India on April 24, 2021. Satish Bate/Hindustan Times/Getty Images Modi announced last Monday that vaccines were now free for all adults in India. But private hospitals will still charge for vaccines, and it is unclear whether the government has enough stock of free vaccines. 200,000 Indians have died since the start of the vaccination drive thanks to the government's mismanagement. Peony Hirwani is a culture and political j...
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The pandemic could be Indian leader Modi's undoing. But millions won't ditch him just yet.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ratings have fallen after failing to control India's disastrous Covid-19 second wave. But many of his supporters are determined to stand by him.
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Millions won't ditch Modi yet despite India's catastrophic new wave of Covid-19 cases

• YouTube suspends Sen. Johnson's account over video about dubious Covid treatments • Opinion: Delta variant poses a threat to our return to 'normal'
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The pandemic could be Indian leader Modi's undoing. But millions won't ditch him just yet.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ratings have fallen after failing to control India's disastrous Covid-19 second wave. But many of his supporters are determined to stand by him.
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Pandemic could be Indian leader Modi's undoing. But millions won't ditch him yet

• She spent lockdown alone in the Arctic • Opinion: Delta variant poses a threat to our return to 'normal'

Student’s rape and murder puts India’s sexual violence under spotlight again

Despite new laws to combat the problem, a rape is reported every 15 minutes, leaving victims and families crying out for justiceIt was a historic day for women in India. Mamata Banerjee and her party won a spectacular election victory in West Bengal, defeating the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) of the prime minister, Narendra Modi, defying many predictions. Securing a third term as chief minister, she was the only woman in such an important position in India.The following day, 3 ...
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Narendra Modi Launches A Culture War Against Bollywood

“[The Indian Prime Minister’s Hindu nationalist government] is using powerful tools to curtail the creative freedom of Bollywood — in particular the influence of Muslims, who have an outsize presence in the industry. The measures pushed by the Modi government include indiscriminate tax investigations, trumped-up accusations against actors and directors, intimidation and harassment in response to certain movies and TV shows, and the chilling rap of law enforcement at the door.” – The Atlantic ...
Tags: Art, Media, Narendra Modi, Modi, 06.10.21

Coronavirus live news: Indian PM Modi announces free jabs for all over-18s; Norway to shorten vaccine interval

Modi’s announcement is a U-turn amid criticism of vaccine rollout; Norway announces move to speed up rollout Spat at, attacked: health staff face rising violence during Covid Children are vulnerable host for Covid as cases recede, scientists warnScientists urge caution after Tony Blair backs UK ‘Covid pass’ See all our coronavirus coverage 3.29pm BST In a subject close to my heart, the bosses of all airlines flying passenger services between the UK and the US have called for their government...
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Modi’s bulldozing of parliament shows him as the architect of a Hindu Taliban | Anish Kapoor

Flattening the majestic Murghal-inspired buildings is the latest stage in a hateful, vanity-fuelled campaign to de-Islamify IndiaAt the heart of New Delhi, the capital of India, sits a Mughal-inspired monument that houses the seat of the Indian parliament. Built by the British architect Edwin Lutyens between 1911 and 1931, the parliament buildings and their grand roadways and water channels follow the form established by the Islamic rulers of Iran and elaborated by the Islamic sultanate of Samar...
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Coronavirus in India: "There Is Hardly a Family that Has Been Spared"

Every day, more than 4,000 people in India die of COVID-19. Pratap Bhanu Mehta believes that Prime Minister Modi is to blame – and accuses him of destroying India's democracy.
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Modi Never Bought Enough COVID-19 Vaccines for India. Now the Whole World Is Paying

“India’s vaccine nationalism—along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s empty showboating—not only plunged India into an unexpected...
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Social media was a lifeline for Indians as COVID-19 overwhelmed hospitals. But the government wants to censor it.

A relative of a COVID-19 patient breaks down at LNJP Hospital, on April 21, 2021 in New Delhi, India. Ajay Aggarwal/Hindustan Times via Getty Images India's second coronavirus wave has overwhelmed hospitals. But the government is focused on censoring discussion of its failures on social media. A new law threatens social media employees with prison if firms don't comply with takedown orders. See more stories on Insider's business page. For countless Indians, Twitter has been a w...
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India asks social media firms if they have complied with the new regulations

India has asked social media firms to provide an update on whether they have complied with its new IT rules “as soon as possible” and “preferably today” even as the new regulations are being legally challenged by WhatsApp. In a letter to “significant social media intermediaries” — which New Delhi defines as social media firms with over 5 million registered users in India — on Wednesday, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology asked the firms to share the names of their apps, websites,...
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Indian police visit Twitter after it labels a tweet by Modi's party spokesperson

Twitter's decision to label a tweet from a leading member of India's governing party as "manipulated media" could make things even harder for the company in a key market.
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5 world leaders who made deadly mistakes in handling COVID-19

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro at a press conference regarding COVID-19, in Brasilia, March 20, 2020. Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters COVID-19 is hard to control, and political leaders are only part of the process to manage the pandemic. But some current and former world leaders have made little effort to combat outbreaks in their countries. See more stories on Insider's business page. COVID-19 is notoriously hard to control, and political leaders are only part of the calculus when it com...
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Indian media have gone easy on Modi. That's changing because of the pandemic

Om Gaur is in the middle of the most heart-wrenching story of his career as a journalist.
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Indian media have gone easy on Modi. That's changing because of the pandemic

Om Gaur is in the middle of the most heart-wrenching story of his career as a journalist.
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Modi is one of the worst pandemic leaders in the world, say academics. Who are the others?

A group of academics name the leaders who badly mishandled Covid-19.
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Indian authors speak out over plan to reissue Narendra Modi exam book

Pankaj Mishra and Arundhati Roy attack Penguin Random House India for putting out book by a prime minister they say has mishandled Covid and persecuted writersLeading Indian authors Pankaj Mishra and Arundhati Roy have spoken out against Penguin Random House India’s decision to publish and promote a book by Narendra Modi during the country’s coronavirus crisis, with Mishra accusing PRH India of “enlist[ing] in a flailing politician’s propaganda campaign”.In a letter published in the London Revie...
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Punjab gasps as India’s Modi refuses to seek oxygen from Pakistan

Repeated requests by Punjab leaders to import life-saving gas from ‘enemy nation’ go unheeded by federal government.
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PM Modi's Rating Falls as India Reels From COVID-19 Second Wave

By Sanjeev MiglaniNEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's approval ratings have fallen to a new low, a survey showed on Tuesday...
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‘Everybody is angry’: Modi under fire over India’s Covid second wave

From an approval rating of 80% earlier in the year, now tough questions are being asked of PM’s leadershipThe missing persons complaint was filed at Parliament Street police station in Delhi as a matter of some urgency: it concerned the “disappearance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi” and 10 of his cabinet ministers during the pandemic.Nagesh Kariyappa, the general secretary of the Indian national students’ union who filed the report to police on Friday, said he wanted the absence of political le...
Tags: India, Narendra Modi, World news, South and Central Asia, Delhi, Modi, Parliament Street, Coronavirus, Nagesh Kariyappa, Kariyappa Continue

25 arrested in Delhi for posters criticising PM Modi over vaccine shortage

The Delhi Police has registered 25 FIRs and arrested as many people for allegedly pasting posters critical of Prime Minister Narendra...
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Mysterious New ‘News’ Sites Can’t Stop Praising Modi Amid COVID Crisis

Modi officials are sharing articles from a site that tweets in all caps, and has a name that is eerily similar to the UK newspaper.
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People in India are smearing cow dung over their bodies to ward off COVID-19 as second wave crisis worsens

People walk after applying cow dung on their bodies during "cow dung therapy at the Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul Vishwavidya Pratishthanam Gaushala on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, on May 9, 2021. Amit Dave/Reuters Doctors in India are warning against the practice of using cow dung to ward off COVID-19. Some believers have been smearing cow dung on their bodies in the hope it will boost their immunity. Hindus believe cow dung has therapeutic and antiseptic properties. See more stories o...
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