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India's use of facial recognition tech during protests causes stir

When artist Rachita Taneja heads out to protest in New Delhi, she covers her face with a pollution mask, a hoodie or a scarf to reduce the risk of being identified by police facial recognition..
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British MP who leads Kashmir group denied entry to India

Indian officials denied a British lawmaker entry on Monday after she landed at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, according to an accompanying aide. Debbie Abrahams, a Labour Party Member..
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Videos for New Delhi

New Delhi vote seen as test for ruling BJP [Video]New Delhi vote seen as test for ruling BJP

Some see the vote as a test for the country's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, following weeks of often violent protests against its new citizenship laws.

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Incumbent AAP set to crush Modi's BJP in New Delhi: Exit polls [Video]Incumbent AAP set to crush Modi's BJP in New Delhi: Exit polls

Predictions say Aam Aadmi Party will score a hat-trick in national capital, while right-wing BJP may improve 2015 tally.

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Indian artists join campaign against discriminatory law [Video]Indian artists join campaign against discriminatory law

Artists have created large murals on the walls in New Delhi's protest site in Shaheen Bagh area.

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Iran's Zarif says nuclear pact not dead, wary of 'Trump deal' [Video]Iran's Zarif says nuclear pact not dead, wary of 'Trump deal'

'I had a U.S. deal and the U.S. broke it. If I have a Trump deal, how long will it last?' Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said at a security conference in New Delhi on Wednesday.

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Students protest JNU campus attack in New Delhi, India [Video]Students protest JNU campus attack in New Delhi, India

It comes amid simmering anger over India's new citizenship law, which has resulted in violent protests and deadly clashes around the country.View on euronews

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India campus violence: Nationwide solidarity protests held [Video]India campus violence: Nationwide solidarity protests held

Protests across India condemning masked group attacks on students and staff in New Delhi university.

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New Delhi: Students, teachers attacked inside JNU campus [Video]New Delhi: Students, teachers attacked inside JNU campus

Up to 30 students, teachers wounded after a mob of about 50 attacked elite university in New Delhi.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:46Published

Hundreds march in New Delhi against citizenship law that excludes Muslims [Video]Hundreds march in New Delhi against citizenship law that excludes Muslims

The protesters walked to the Jantar Mantar area near parliament and chanted slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and police.View on euronews

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Student groups to rally in New Delhi [Video]Student groups to rally in New Delhi

Student groups to rally in New Delhi

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Student protest outside university in New Delhi [Video]Student protest outside university in New Delhi

Protesters against India's controversial new citizenship law continued to gather in strength across all major Indian cities on FridayView on euronews

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All 406 people at ITBP quarantine facility in New Delhi tested negative for Novel Coronavirus infection

The people will be discharged in a phased manner beginning Monday, officials said.
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S Jaishankar meets Pompeo, Pelosi on sidelines of Munich Security Conference

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will pay a state visit to India on February 24 and 25 at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, it was announced this week. In addition to New..
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Trump to woo Indian executives during New Delhi visit

U.S. President Donald Trump will meet executives of large Indian companies with interests in the United States as he looks to drum up investments during his visit to New Delhi this month.
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RK Pachauri, who led UN climate body when it won Nobel, dies

R K Pachauri, 79, founder director of New Delhi-based think tank The Energy and Resources Institute (Teri) and former chairman of the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), passed away..
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World capitals resist rising tide of populism

New Delhi's decisive rejection of Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party in state elections is the latest show of defiance by a key city against the incumbent tide of nationalist populism.
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European diplomats check India's loosening of Kashmir clampdown

More than two dozen diplomats are visiting Indian-administered Kashmir, New Delhi said on Wednesday, as the country tries to reassure foreign allies following several months of unrest in the contested..
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Donald Trump says looking forward to visiting India

US President Donald Trump has said that he is looking forward to his first visit to India later this month and indicated that the two countries may sign a trade deal. At the invitation of Prime..
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Arvind Kejriwal wins from New Delhi seat

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Delhi Assembly elections 2020 results: AAP's Arvind Kejriwal leading in New Delhi constituency

Delhi Election Results 2020 Live Updates: According to the current election trends, Delhi Chief Minister is leading in his constituency by 6399 votes.
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AAP headed for second term in Delhi, BJP distant second

AAP supremo and chief minister Arvind Kejriwal was leading in the New Delhi seat by 4,300 seats, while his deputy Manish Sisodia from Patparganj seat was ahead by 102 votes. BJP leader Vijender Gupta,..
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Donald Trump to visit India on Feb 24-25, confirms White House

Trump will stop in the capital New Delhi and the western state of Gujarat during his visit to India.
DNA - Published

25 foreign envoys to be taken on J&K visit, Russia declines invite

The Russian envoy in New Delhi said "those who are concerned about the situation in Kashmir, those who have doubt about Indian policy in Kashmir can travel to Kashmir." Russia did not feel the need to..
IndiaTimes - Published

India's New Delhi heads to vote amid protests against citizenship law

Voters in New Delhi began voting on Saturday in a state election seen as a test of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity following months of deadly anti-government protests over a new..
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Delhi Elections: All you need to know about New Delhi constituency

The New Delhi Assembly was carved out of the Gole Market and Sarojini Nagar constituencies in 2008. It has a history of being represented by the Delhi chief minister.
DNA - Published

Malaysia's PM-in-waiting seeks end to palm tension with India

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has dialed back his criticism of India after it sparked a boycott of Malaysian palm oil, his chosen successor Anwar Ibrahim told Reuters on Thursday, urging..
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Malaysia's Mahathir has toned down criticism of India after palm backlash, says Anwar

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has dialed back his criticism of India after it sparked a boycott of Malaysian palm oil, his chosen successor Anwar Ibrahim told Reuters on Thursday, urging..
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India, Lanka expected to discuss trade, defence during PM Mahinda Rajapaksa's visit

India and Sri Lanka are expected to discuss trade, defence and maritime security initiatives and finalise the implementation agenda for a $450 million line of credit offered by New Delhi during Prime..
IndiaTimes - Published

Delhi Elections: Will freebies help Kejriwal retain New Delhi seat?

As Delhi elections are less than a week away, attempts to woo the voters have intensified.
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India airlifts 323 more citizens, 7 Maldivians from China's virus-hit Wuhan

The flight took off from Wuhan at 3:10 am (IST) and is expected to land in New Delhi at 9:20 am, Kumar said. "Second Air India special flight from Wuhan departed at 0540 hours, i.e. 0310 (IST). The..
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A gunman shoots at New Delhi protesters

The protests outside New Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University on Thursday started out small and relatively low-key - another show of anger by students who oppose a citizenship law they say..
Reuters - Published

Brazil´s Bolsonaro fires aide who flew on Air Force jet from Davos

President Jair Bolsonaro fired his deputy chief of staff for the second time this week, after the official used a Brazilian Air Force plane to fly from Davos, Switzerland, to New Delhi last weak.
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SC stays HC proceedings on plea challenging Kanimozhi's election in Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi, Jan 30 () The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the Madras High Court proceedings on a petition challenging the election of DMK leader Kanimozhi Karunanidhi from Thoothukudi constituency in..
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EU Parliament postpones voting on anti-CAA resolutions to March 2

Although the reason behind the postponement is yet to be known, the development is seen as a big diplomatic victory for New Delhi.
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Rajnath Singh slams Pakistan for promoting radicalism; says 'talks and terror cannot go together'

The Defence Minister was on this day attending the 12th South Asia Conference on 'India's Neighbourhood First Policy: Regional Perceptions' in New Delhi
DNA - Published

Republic Day 2020: Multi-layered security cover deployed at Rajpath

The security arrangement has been done in layers, with the first three layers of the security being handled by the Delhi Police, under the direct supervision of the two additional Deputy Commissioners..
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India, Brazil sign 15 pacts to bolster defence, trade ties

Reaffirming a strategic partnership, India and Brazil on Saturday signed 15 agreements as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro who will also be the chief..
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Pawar's security at Delhi home 'withdrawn' by Centre: NCP

The NCP on Friday accused the central government of withdrawing its chief Sharad Pawar's security at his official residence in New Delhi and charged it with playing "vendetta politics".
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Pakistan has little credibility on J&K: US report

Pakistan has “limited options” to respond to India’s decision to abrogate Article 370 on Jammu & Kashmir, US Congress’s research arm, the Congressional Research Service, has said. "It can only..
IndiaTimes - Published

No scope for third party mediation on Kashmir: Govt sources after Trump's fresh offer for help

There is no role for any third party on the Kashmir issue, government sources asserted on Wednesday in response to US President Donald Trump's fresh offer to "help" India and Pakistan resolve the..
IndiaTimes - Published

With token no. 45, Kejriwal waits 6 hours to file nomination; AAP alleges plot

Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal filed his nomination for the New Delhi assembly seat amid high drama on Tuesday, as some 60-odd candidates turned up to file their papers for the seat on the final day..
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'Token no. 45' Arvind Kejriwal files nomination as AAP candidate from New Delhi seat

Kejriwal was forced to wait in line to file his nomination as there were more than 40 candidates ahead of him who were at the Returning Officer's office to file papers.
DNA - Published

Palm oil import curbs: Why Malaysia doesn't want to 'retaliate' against India

Malaysian PM said his country was too small to retaliate against India, after curbs on import of palm oil were introduced by New Delhi, ostensibly targeting Kuala Lumpur for criticising India on..
IndiaTimes - Published

Delhi Assembly Election 2020: BJP releases final list of ten candidates; Tajinder Bagga to contest from Hari Nagar

Sunil Yadav is contesting against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal from the New Delhi constituency.
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AI to set up internal panel to address privatisation-related issues of employees: Source

Civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri has asked disinvestment-bound Air India to set up an internal mechanism committee comprising members from the management and its various trade unions to sort..
IndiaTimes - Published

Mamata urges for strong police action over reports of trouble in North Bengal University

On January 7, a clash broke out between the students of Jadavpur University and police personnel near Sulekha Mor in Kolkata during a protest against the violence that took place at Jawaharlal Nehru..
IndiaTimes - Published

'We trust India to not harm us': Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on CAA-NRC

New Delhi has assured Dhaka that the citizenship issue will not impact India-Bangladesh bilateral relations, AK Abdul Momen added
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New Delhi has heard, redressed Bru-Reang refugee problem: Swaraj Kaushal

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Moscow not in favour of Kashmir being discussed at UN: Russian envoy to India

In a major backing for New Delhi, Moscow has said that it never favours Kashmir being brought to the United Nations for any discussions.
DNA - Published

West Bengal skips meeting called by Home Ministry on Census-NPR; Kerala attends

The meeting will be conducted by the Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai, at the Ambedkar Bhawan in New Delhi
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Article 370: Pakistan's use of false pretences at UN has run its course, India says

India has slammed Pakistan for again trying to raise the Kashmir issue in the UN Security Council where it failed one more time to find any support, with New Delhi asserting that Islamabad needs to..
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CDS has some authority over services chiefs other than operational issues: General Rawat

"CDS is the first among equals but he has got clear and well-defined responsibilities. While he is the first among equals, he has some authority over the three service chiefs except on operational..
IndiaTimes - Published

Iran foreign minister Javad Zarif meets PM Modi in New Delhi

The meeting was held on the sidelines of the Raisina Dialogue 2020 which is currently going on in the national capital. Earlier in the day, Zarif met National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval here on..
IndiaTimes - Published

France notes member's request for UNSC meeting over Kashmir issue

France has taken note of a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) member's request to raise the Kashmir issue again in the council. However, the country's position remains 'unchanged' and the matter..
IndiaTimes - Published

AAP releases list of all candidates for Delhi assembly polls, Kejriwal to contest from New Delhi

Delhi Assembly elections will be held on February 8 while counting of votes will be conducted on February 11.
DNA - Published

Top India court confirms four men to hang for bus rape and murder

India's Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed pleas for a review of the death sentence handed down to four men in the rape and murder of a young woman on a New Delhi bus, leaving an appeal to the..
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DSP Singh suspended, was ferrying Hizb men to New Delhi for money

IndiaTimes - Published

Kashmir belongs to constitutional space of India: Russian envoy to New Delhi

Speaking to WION, Kudashev said, "Our relationship with India is second to none. This is a relationship which is a privileged strategic partnership."
DNA - Published

Protests intensify in Assam after Centre notifies CAA

"On Thursday, chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma went to New Delhi to meet Union home minister Amit Shah and the very next day the notification was issued. This..
IndiaTimes - Published

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