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Krishna N. Das

Where are the 'good days'? Challenges mount for India's Modi

Sep 21 2018

NEW DELHI/BHOMADA, India Narendra Modi swept India's 2014 general election with the slogan "Achhe din (good days) are coming".

Hindu group behind Modi's rise in India opens up as elections near

Sep 18 2018

NEW DELHI A Hindu nationalist group behind the rise of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is opening up to critics and supporters through a first-of-its-kind outreach program in New Delhi, preparing the ground for his re-election bid next year.

Indian farmers' protest disrupts capital as opposition targets Modi

Sep 05 2018

NEW DELHI Thousands of farmers and laborers paralyzed the Indian capital on Wednesday in a protest against what they called the anti-people policies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, as opposition parties step up pressure ahead of key elections.

Farmers' protest disrupts Indian capital as opposition targets Modi

Sep 05 2018

NEW DELHI, Sept 5 Thousands of farmers and labourers paralysed the Indian capital on Wednesday in a protest against what they called the anti-people policies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, as opposition parties step up pressure ahead of key elections.

Indian opposition raps Modi over 'failed' ban on high-value notes

Aug 30 2018

NEW DELHI India's main opposition Congress party on Thursday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi after central bank data showed that his shock 2016 move to ban high-value notes failed to meet his key objective of flushing out money hidden from the tax man.

India says manned space mission to cost $1.4 billion

Aug 28 2018

NEW DELHI India said on Tuesday it expected to spend less than 100 billion rupees ($1.43 billion) on its first manned space mission to be launched by 2022, suggesting it is likely to be cheaper than similar projects by the United States and China.

India says manned space mission to cost $1.4 bln

Aug 28 2018

NEW DELHI, Aug 28 India said on Tuesday it expected to spend less than 100 billion rupees ($1.43 billion) on its first manned space mission to be launched by 2022, suggesting it is likely to be cheaper than similar projects by the United States and China.

India's Modi announces space mission, health scheme as election nears

Aug 15 2018

NEW DELHI India will launch its first manned space mission by 2022 and roll out a health insurance scheme from September, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday in his last Independence Day speech ahead of next year's general election.

Indian state's controversial citizens' list unites Modi critics

Jul 31 2018

NEW DELHI One of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's biggest critics is rallying opposition parties against his government after a new list of citizens excluded 4 million people from a border state in a drive against illegal immigrants.

Muslim survivors of Indian massacre shaken by citizenship test

Jul 29 2018

NELLIE, India Thirty-six years after losing his parents, sister and a four-year-old daughter in one of India's worst sectarian massacres, Abdul Suban says he is still trying to prove he's a citizen of the Hindu-majority nation.

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