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The raft of state shutdowns in the nation of 1.3 billion people comes during a 14-hour voluntary curfew that Prime Minister Narendra Modi said would test India's ability to fight the pandemic
The short tour sees him holding hands at the Taj Mahal with First Lady Melania and addressing a huge rally
In Bhopal, however, women survivors of the world's worst-ever industrial disaster hit an effigy of Trump with brooms
(UPDATED) 'America loves India. America respects India, and America will always be faithful and loyal friends to the Indian people,' Donald Trump tells the ecstatic crowd.
More than 14 million people are eligible to take part in Saturday's vote. The results will be announced Tuesday
India protesters bear placards borrowing famous lines from the TV series 'Game of Thrones' and the Lindsay Lohan movie 'Mean Girls'
At least 27 people have died in two weeks of violent demonstrations after Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government made it easier for non-Muslims from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh to be naturalized
At least 25 people have died in 10 days of demonstrations and violence after Narendra Modi's government passed the law criticized as anti-Muslim. More protests took place on Sunday.
The latest deaths take the nationwide toll from the violence to 20
A day after intense protests rocked Delhi, police ban gatherings of more than 4 people in some Muslim-dominated areas in the megacity's northeast
In a major challenge to India Prime Minister Narendra Modi, tens of thousands of people take to the streets for the 6th day against a new citizenship law critics say is anti-Muslim
The All Assam Students Union says it would continue the fight against the Citizenship Amendment Act 'in the streets and in the court'
Opponents of the legislation have threatened to challenge it in the Supreme Court, saying it violates the principles of equality and secularism enshrined in the constitution
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping affirm that 'both sides will prudently manage their differences and not allow differences on any issue to become disputes'
Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping are set to have an 'informal summit' this week, with confirmation occurring at short notice
The two leaders heap praise on each other in an unusual joint appearance inside a football stadium in Houston
A Kashmiri-American group plans to protest outside of Houston's NRG Stadium against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Imran Khan insists that Pakistan does not want to go to war with India again – but says Islamabad will respond to any hostility
(UPDATED) The mood at mission control in Bangalore deteriorates as it becomes clear not everything was going according to plan
India reacts angrily to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's call for nationwide action
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says 'fresh thinking' was needed after 7 decades of failure to ensure harmony in the former Himalayan kingdom, where tens of thousands have died in the past 30 years
(3rd UPDATE) Pakistan's foreign ministry condemns the move as 'illegal'
Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar insists the conflict can only be settled bilaterally and that Pakistan has to end 'cross-border terrorism' before any talks
'As president of the Congress party, I am responsible for the loss of the 2019 election, Gandhi says in a statement on his official Twitter account
At the epicenter of this earthquake is a discontented citizenry, and it is as much an agent of change as the unorthodox personalities that have found a way to unlock its swirling passions
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes a detour to St Anthony's shrine on the way to President Maithripala Sirisena's office
Here's a roundup of the stories that made headlines across the globe
Facing major challenges with the economy, job creation, and a farm debt crisis, Narendra Modi replaces around 3 dozen ministers and deputies from the last administration, bringing in many new lawmakers
The Prime Minister walks up to take his oath of office to a standing ovation, with supporters in the crowd chanting 'Modi, Modi'
'Party President Rahul Gandhi offered his resignation but it was unanimously rejected by the members of Congress Working Commission,' says a party spokesman
The messages come just hours after Pakistan said it had tested a surface-to-surface ballistic missile capable of carrying conventional and nuclear warheads
India's main opposition Congress party has held Amethi in Uttar Pradesh state since 1967 except for one 3-year stint in 1977-80 and a separate one-year period in 1998-99
(UPDATED) Although final results are yet to be published, a rolling vote count by the election commission shows the Bharatiya Janata Party has ncreased its majority with 302 out of 543 elected lower house seats
After two and a half hours of counting, figures from the Election Commission show Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the lead in 283 seats out of 542 with the rival Congress on just 51.
'My dear Congress party workers. The next 24 hours are important. Stay alert and vigilant. Don't be afraid. You are fighting for the truth,' says Rahul Gandhi, head of the Congress party
The concern of opposition leaders stems from video clips on social media purportedly showing attempts to replace the machines in strongrooms ahead of counting in some places
Polls close at 6 pm in the 7th and final round of voting, ending the world's biggest election with 900 million eligible voters
The world's biggest poll has been plagued by violence with militants throwing a grenade at a voting booth and shooting dead a local politician in south Kashmir
The allegations against Rahul Gandhi bear similarities to efforts by the so-called 'birther' movement, once championed by Donald Trump
The 117 seats over 15 states being fought for on Tuesday, April 23, are the biggest number of any of the 7 stages of voting over 6 weeks
An Indian man says he became confused by the symbols on the electronic voting machine and voted for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party instead of its regional rival in Uttar Pradesh state
(UPDATED) Election officials report a heavy turnout across the 20 states taking part in the first day of the massive exercise which involves 900 million eligible voters and will take nearly 6 weeks to complete
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's right wing Bharatiya Janata Party is seeking a second term, defending a landslide win over the opposition Congress party in 2014
Here are the 3 women challenging India's alpha-male Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the 2019 polls
(UPDATED) 'I want to assure the world community that the new capability is not against anyone. This is to secure and defend...fast-growing India,' says Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Jet Airways, which has debts of more than $1 billion, says in a statement that its creditors will inject up to $218 million of 'immediate funding support' into the airline
The Bharatiya Janata Party is banking on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's charisma, sharp tongue, and an array of emotive issues
The Indian pilot shot down by a Pakistani aircraft is returned as a 'peace gesture'
The pilot, Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, has become the face of the crisis since he was shot down in a rare aerial engagement between the South Asian neighbors over the disputed region of Kashmir
The promise comes as fallout from a suicide bomb attack that India has blamed on Pakistan overshadows the latest leg of the crown prince's tour aiming to boost his country's image