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Prominent British Asians recognised in New Year’s Honours List

A LEADING musician, community leaders, campaigners and choreographers are among Asians honoured in the Queen’s New Year Honours List, announced this evening (30). This year’s...

Veteran dance historian Sunil Kothari passes away

Eminent dance historian and critic Sunil Kothari passed away Sunday (27) morning at a Delhi hospital following a cardiac arrest. Kothari, 87, has been suffering...

Narendra Modi makes fresh appeal to farmers protesting over new laws

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi on Friday (25) offered to hold fresh talks to end a stalemate over new agricultural reforms, in his latest...

Indian priest and nun convicted of convent killing after three decades

An Indian court on Tuesday (22) convicted a priest and a nun for the axe murder of another convent sister 30 years ago because...

Long waits, confusion at Indian airports as the country tries to stop the spread...

PASSENGERS flying into India’s biggest airports on Wednesday(23) complained of long waits and confusion as authorities sought to impose rules to try to stop...

India temporarily suspends all flights from Britain

INDIA said on Monday (21) it was joining other countries in temporarily suspending all flights from Britain after the emergence of a new and...

Modi visits Sikh temple as the community leads farm protests in India

INDIAN prime minister Narendra Modi made an unscheduled visit to a Sikh temple in New Delhi on Sunday(20), kneeling down in respect and having...

Narendra Modi defends farm reforms as protests grow

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi said on Friday his government was a victim of “lies and conspiracy” as it struggled to defuse growing protests...

Indian farm widows join protests against agriculture reforms

HUNDREDS of Indian women, including many widows of farmers who were believed to have killed themselves over debt, joined a protest on against government...

Protesting Indian farmers start hunger strike

INDIAN farmers step up pressure with hunger strike against reforms Leaders of protesting Indian farmers began a one-day hunger strike on Monday(14) against agricultural reforms...