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August 10, 2020
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Seven killed, 150 injured in riots in New Delhi, India

NEW DELHI- At least seven people were killed and around 150 were injured in clashes between opposing groups in the Indian capital, a police official told Reuters on Tuesday, the deadliest riots in the city since protests against a new citizenship law began over two months ago. “Seven persons, including one head constable of Delhi […]

Protests bring fear to students in campuses in India

BENGALURU/ NEW DELHI- One of India’s most famous universities is half-empty and some students who are on campus track each other on mobile devices to ensure people are safe, as violent clashes spill on to campuses that are seen as a hotbed of anti-government protests. The country has been rocked by demonstrations against Prime Minister […]

Women take centre stage in Indian citizenship law protests

NEW DELHI- As a crowd of protesters swelled around them under the watchful eyes of dozens of policemen in riot gear, a cluster of young female students in burqas stood outside their university in New Delhi shouting anti-government slogans. “What is happening in the country is wrong,” Shabana, a 21-year-old student at Jamia Millia Islamia […]