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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    India Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces damages claims in US court over Gujarat riots

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:22pm by Reuters in New Delhi

    ... as the courts in India have found. This case won’t make much difference.” Nevertheless, Modi faces being dogged by protests on his US trip even as he is expected to be warmly welcomed by much of India’s ... before a crowd forecast to total more than 18,000 people. A group called the Alliance for Justice and Accountability is calling for people to picket the venue and wave black flags in protest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1600917/india-prime-minister-narendra-modi-faces-damages-claims-us-court-case-over
  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian protests over power blackouts amid heatwave spread to New Delhi

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 12:26am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi Protests over blackouts in heatwave spread to Delhi Angry protests broke out over power blackouts as summer temperatures soared, fuelling concerns ... mounted over the power cuts, a senior officer said. "So far we have arrested three people for damaging a bus and a gypsy (Jeep) while protesting at power cuts in the Bhajanpura area," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1530342/indian-protests-over-power-blackouts-amid-heatwave-spread-new-delhi
  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    Film about Indira Gandhi's assassination is blocked

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 11:47pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi Gandhi assassination film blocked India has blocked the release of a film on the assassination of former prime minister Indira Gandhi, saying it glorifies her killers and could trigger violent protests, officials said yesterday. India's film certification board said the film glorified the two Sikh bodyguards who killed Gandhi to avenge her ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1579530/film-about-indira-gandhis-assassination-blocked
  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    India’s intelligence agency fears violence over Indira Gandhi film

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:38pm by GDN

    ... reproducing what has been documented." Protests are being planned by the Punjab Youth Congress, a youth political organisation that claims the film glorifies the assassins. "The movie ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1577864/indias-intelligence-agency-fears-violence-over-indira-gandhi-film
  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    Punish ‘rape’ fashion shoot photographer, say Delhi victim’s family

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 10:51pm by Reuters

    ... of protests over violence against women and raising questions about women in the world's largest democracy. The pictures for the fashion spread were taken by Mumbai photographer Raj Shetye ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1569457/punish-rape-fashion-shoot-photographer-say-delhi-victims-family
  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    India passes bill creating new state despite MPs’ protests

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 02:34pm by Reuters

    ... brandished signs and tried to drown out Prime Minister Manmohan Singh when he addressed the house. Last week a lawmaker used pepper spray in the lower house in protest, but to no avail. “After nearly ... of revenue. The city, which sits within Telangana, has suffered years of strikes and sometimes violent protests for and against the creation of Telangana. Prime Minister Singh offered a “special ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1432557/india-passes-bill-creating-new-state-despite-mps-protests
  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    Civil service test stirs up India's language anxieties

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 05:08am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... in Hindi are protesting against a new test they say is tilted in favour of those who are fluent in English. "Can only those who are from the English-speaking class of elite Indians become top ... correspondence, in addition to English. Some non-Hindi-speaking southern states protested, forcing his government to clarify that the directive was meant only for Hindi states. The news sent many of New ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1566427/civil-service-test-stirs-indias-language-anxieties
  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    Beating, death of student in India sparks protest, charges of racism

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 04:40am by AP

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi Beating of student in India sparks charges of racism The beating and subsequent death in New Delhi of a university student from India's remote northeast has sparked an outcry against racism and criticism of police in the Indian capital. Several hundred people, many of them students shouting demands for justice, protested outside a Delhi police ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1418748/beating-death-student-india-sparks-protest-charges-racism
  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    'Anarchist' Delhi minister cancels his anti-police street protest after clashes

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 11:38am by AFP

    ... Kejriwal on Tuesday called off his sit-in protest demanding police reforms that has seen him run the city from a pavement for the last two days. Kejriwal told a crowd that two policemen he wanted ... of Delhi, an appointee of the central government, had appealed to him to end his protest, which turned violent on Tuesday. Some people say I’m not working, that the Delhi government is not working. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1410962/anarchist-delhi-minister-cancels-his-anti-police-street-protest-after
  10. INDIA

    India school rape sparks more angry protests

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 02:40pm by Agence France-Presse in Panaji

    ... Agence France-Presse in Panaji A seven-year-old girl has been raped in a school toilet in the Indian holiday state of Goa, sparking mass protests and the arrest of her headmistress, police ... Delhi last month sparked nationwide protests and fuelled anger across India over the alarming incidence of sexual assault. Five men and a teenager have been charged with the rape and murder ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1128580/india-school-rape-sparks-more-angry-protests

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