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India’s terrible roads: how to build a world-class network and still reach net zero

India, too, has tripled its highways over the same duration, but the network is far less impressive.

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Are you kidding, India? Your last-minute Glasgow intervention won’t relieve pressure to ditch coal

India should not consider itself off the hook. Rather than slow the decline in coal use, India has ensured it and other coal-intensive nations, including Australia, will be under even greater global pressure to ditch coal.

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Victory for the farmers: Modi repeals the agricultural laws

After over a year of protests, India’s farmers have finally been heard.

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Ten reasons why Modi must resign: Part two

A group of Indians in London have issued a list of ten reasons why it’s time for Narendra Modi to resign. It’s a clear summary of the key problems in India today.

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Ten reasons why Modi must resign: Part one

The Modi regime has undermined the real achievements of the past 75 years.

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Democracy in danger: the BJP government uses Pegasus spyware for illegal surveillance

The Indian government has been spying on its political rivals and other critics – including activists, lawyers, and journalists – using some of the world’s most advanced spyware.

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The Central Vista Project: Critics attack the government’s priorities during the pandemic

Over 200 billion rupees are going into the construction of a new parliamentary complex in Delhi, despite the urgent need to improved healthcare.

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World's worst pandemic leaders: 5 presidents and prime ministers who badly mishandled COVID-19

India is the new epicenter of the global pandemic, recording some 400,000 new cases per day by May 2021. However grim, this statistic fails to capture the sheer horror unfolding there.

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Indians are forced to change rituals for their dead as COVID-19 rages through cities and villages

People are paying bribes in order to get space or a furnace for cremation. There are also reports of physical fights and intimidation.

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COVID in India: how the Modi government prioritised politics over public health

The Indian Medical Association’s vice-president Dr Navjot Dahiya called the prime minister, Narendra Modi, a “super spreader” for organising and promoting such large gatherings.

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India: election loss in West Bengal may be start of a backlash against Modi's handling of COVID crisis

BJP chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, recently issued threats to seize property of those spreading “rumours” about oxygen shortage. “There is no shortage of beds, oxygen and life-saving drugs in the state,” he said.

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As pressure builds on India's Narendra Modi, is his government trying to silence its critics?

“First in the world ‘24/7’ crematorium launched by Modi Govt in India”.

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