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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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More Than a Million Indian Workers To Go on Strike on Friday

By Manoj Kumar NEW DELHI, Aug 31  – More than a million Indian workers in banking, telecoms and other sectors will go on strike on Friday, seeking higher wages and to protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s labor reforms and a plan to close some loss-making firms. Trade unions including the All India Trade Unions

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