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India’s Modi Wades into Political Battle Over Muslim Divorce Law

By Rupam Jain NEW DELHI, Oct 24  – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday waded into a controversy over a Muslim divorce law he said was destroying women’s lives, drawing criticism from rivals that he was fishing for minority votes in a major state election next year. Modi criticised the so-called “triple talaq”, that

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Al Qaeda Urges Muslims in India to Mount Lone Wolf Attacks

By Sanjeev Miglani NEW DELHI, July 4 – A regional branch of al Qaeda urged Muslims in India to revolt and carry out lone wolf attacks, a U.S. monitoring site reported, days after the rival jihadi movement Islamic State claimed responsibility for Bangladesh’s worst militant attack. The call by al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent

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Modi’s Party Vows to Strip Muslim Immigrants of Vote in Eastern India

By Krishna N. Das JALESWAR, India, March 11 – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party has vowed to disenfranchise millions of Muslim immigrants in a volatile frontier state, waging a polarising election campaign in a bid to form its first government there. In campaign rallies in the remote state of Assam, officials of

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India – U.A.E: Leaning in

India and the UAE must address the challenges in their relationship by S. Venkat Narayan Prime Minister Narendra Modi personally greeted him at the airport—the third dignitary honored in such a way after U.S. President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The visit on February 10 signaled the strong ties between both countries.

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