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  • Narendra Modi

    Modi declares victory for ruling party in state elections

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declares victory for his party in two state elections, including a closely-fought race in his stronghold of Gujarat where the charismatic leader fronted the campaign.

  • Kovind India's new president

    Ram Nath Kovind, the candidate of India's ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, was yesterday elected as the country's 14th president with an overwhelming majority of votes from lawmakers.

  • ‘Muslims should stop eating beef’

    A senior leader of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has said that Muslims living in the country should give up consuming beef.

  • The hardliners behind Modi

    An ascendant Hindu nationalist group wants minority Muslims and Christians to accept that India is a nation of Hindus, and is pushing some of them to convert.

  • Honour to Vajpayee great pride for India: Modi

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says it is a matter of great pride for India to receive BJP leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s award for his contribution in Bangladesh’s Liberation War.

  • Narendra Modi

    From murky to magical

    The world does not look away when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks. As an early score, Modi cuts an impressive figure on the global stage.

  • India’s opposition may quit House panel on land bill

    Some opposition members on India’s Joint Committee of Parliament examining the draft legislation are toying with the idea of “boycotting” it.

  • One year of the NDA Government

    Internationally, Prime Modi comes across as a leader who can take bold decisions and has the parliamentary majority to see it through.

  • BJP, RSS leaders discuss LBA with Bangladesh

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) brass met at the residence of party chief Amit Shah to discuss matters related to Assam, including the contentious Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh.

  • NGOs and agrarian crises

    That the BJP is tilting towards the Hindu ideology is unfortunate, to say the least. But that does not mean those who are fighting against parochialism to underline the secular spirit of our constitution should be getting the wrong end of the stick.

  • Beef ban in India reaches cages of lions and tigers

    Palash, the largest tiger at the Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai, still paces his cage for the hour leading up to dinner and still pounces on his meal when his handlers lift the gate to his feeding room. But lately what the 440-pound feline finds is not his usual 15 pounds of raw beef, fresh from the slaughter.