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India's BJP prepares return to power as exit polls predict clear win: sources

May 20 2019

NEW DELHI India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is to meet coalition partners to discuss a new government, two BJP sources said on Monday, after exit polls predicted a clear general election victory for the party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to the delight of Hindu groups. | Video

India's BJP preparing for return to power after surprise exit polls - sources

May 20 2019

NEW DELHI, May 20 India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is preparing to meet coalition partners to discuss a new government, two BJP sources said on Monday, after exit polls predicted a better-than-expected result for it in a general election.

Warships and wives: debate in Indian election turns increasingly ugly

May 14 2019

NEW DELHI From jibes over the prime minister's wife to criticism of the main opposition leader's family holiday three decades ago, one trend stands out in this year's general election campaign in India: this time, it's personal.

Islamic State claims 'province' in India for first time after clash in Kashmir

May 11 2019

NEW DELHI/SRINAGAR, India Islamic State (IS) claimed for the first time that it has established a "province" in India, after a clash between militants and security forces in the contested Kashmir region killed a militant with alleged ties to the group.

Deadly encounters: the night the Indian army arrived in a village in south Kashmir

Apr 30 2019

PINGLAN, India/SRINAGAR Hundreds of Indian soldiers descended on the picturesque village of Pinglan, which is surrounded by south Kashmir's apple and apricot orchards, just before midnight on February 17.

Human rights and the law in Indian-controlled Kashmir

Apr 30 2019

SRINAGAR Both the United Nations and the International Criminal Court consider the way civilians said they were used by the Indian army to search houses in south Kashmir to be illegal under international law, experts said.

Human rights and the law in Indian-controlled Kashmir

Apr 30 2019

SRINAGAR Both the United Nations and the International Criminal Court consider the way civilians said they were used by the Indian army to search houses in south Kashmir to be illegal under international law, experts said.

CORRECTED-INSIGHT-Deadly encounters: the night the Indian army arrived in a village in south Kashmir

Apr 30 2019

PINGLAN, India/SRINAGAR, April 30 Hundreds of Indian soldiers descended on the picturesque village of Pinglan, which is surrounded by south Kashmir's apple and apricot orchards, just before midnight on February 17.

Human rights and the law in Indian-controlled Kashmir

Apr 30 2019

SRINAGAR Both the United Nations and the International Criminal Court consider the way civilians said they were used by the Indian army to search houses in south Kashmir to be illegal under international law, experts said.

Sri Lanka bans face veils after attacks by Islamist militants

Apr 29 2019

COLOMBO/KATTANKUDY, Sri Lanka Authorities in Sri Lanka on Monday banned women from wearing face veils under an emergency law put in place after deadly Easter Sunday attacks by Islamist militants. | Video

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