French Journalist Says India Is Forcing Her to Leave

French Journalist Says India Is Forcing Her to Leave

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A French national, who says she has worked as a journalist in India for more than two decades and is married to an Indian man, said on Friday a notice from New Delhi accusing her of writing articles damaging to the state meant she would have to leave. Vanessa Dougnac said […]

India’s Opposition Lawmakers Protest Their Suspension From Parliament by the Government

India’s Opposition Lawmakers Protest Their Suspension From Parliament by the Government

NEW DELHI (AP) — Dozens of opposition lawmakers suspended from Parliament by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government for obstructing proceedings held a street protest on Thursday accusing the government of throttling democracy in the country. They briefly marched outside the Parliament building in New Delhi behind a huge “Save Democracy” banner and carried placards […]

India Bars Protests That Support the Palestinians. Analysts Say a Pro-Israel Shift Helps at Home

India Bars Protests That Support the Palestinians. Analysts Say a Pro-Israel Shift Helps at Home

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — From Western capitals to Muslim states, protest rallies over the Israel-Hamas war have made headlines. But one place known for its vocal pro-Palestinian stance has been conspicuously quiet: Indian-controlled Kashmir. Indian authorities have barred any solidarity protest in Muslim-majority Kashmir and asked Muslim preachers not to mention the conflict in their […]

India, at UN, Is Mum About Dispute With Canada Over Sikh Separatist Leader’s Killing

India, at UN, Is Mum About Dispute With Canada Over Sikh Separatist Leader’s Killing

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — India’s top diplomat steered clear of his country’s row with Canada over the killing of a Sikh separatist leader but made an oblique swipe at how other countries respond to “terrorism” as he addressed world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday. Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar mainly used his speech […]

India PM Urges UN to Rethink Priorities for the 21st Century

India PM Urges UN to Rethink Priorities for the 21st Century

By Arpan Chaturvedi and Rupam Jain NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on the United Nations to reform in line with 21st century realities to ensure the representation of voices that matter, according to an interview published on Sunday. A “mid-20th century approach cannot serve the world in the 21st century”, […]

After the Moon, India Sets Sights on Studying the Sun With Rocket Mission

After the Moon, India Sets Sights on Studying the Sun With Rocket Mission

By Nivedita Bhattacharjee BENGALURU (Reuters) – Following up on the success of India’s moon landing with the Chandrayaan-3, the country’s space agency was set to launch a rocket on Saturday to study the sun. India’s first space-based solar probe aims to study solar winds, which can cause disturbance on earth commonly seen as auroras. Named […]

Nigeria’s Tinubu to Attend G20 Summit in India to Promote Investment

Nigeria’s Tinubu to Attend G20 Summit in India to Promote Investment

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigeria’s President Bola Tinubu plans to attend the G20 summit in India this month to try to promote foreign investment in Africa’s largest economy and mobilize global capital to develop infrastructure, his spokesman said on Friday. Tinubu has embarked on the country’s boldest reforms in decades, which have been welcomed by investors. […]