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  • Pakistan ploy works for Modi as BJP wins Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh

    NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s fortunes rose with the billowing smoke of the burnt train coach in Godhra in February 2002, a tragedy he blamed on Pakistan and won the ensuing state elections...

    On Monday, his Bharatiya Janata Party won a fifth straight term in Gujarat, a victory that was at least partly spurred by the last-minute targeting of Pakistan, Mr Modi’s fail-proof mascot...

  • Modi declares victory in closely-fought Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh

    Modi thanked voters in Gujarat, his home state of around 60 million in India's west, and in the northern Himalayan region of Himachal Pradesh, for backing the ruling Hindu national party in the polls...

    “I bow to the people of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh for their affection and trust in BJP,” Modi posted on his Twitter account, using the initials of his Bharatiya Janata Party...

  • Seven killed as landslide hits Sikh temple in Himachal

    NEW DELHI: A landslide struck a popular Sikh temple complex in northern India on Tuesday, killing at least seven people and wounding nine others, police said...

    Rescue workers equipped with cutting equipment and sniffer dogs were searching through the rubble for survivors after boulders barrelled down a nearby hill onto the complex in Himachal Pradesh state...

  • Indian woman allegedly set on fire by police in Uttar Pradesh

    A woman in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh died after she alleged that two policemen set her on fire inside a police station following her refusal to pay a bribe, said a report published on BBC...

    The incident took place on Monday in Barabanki town, the report quoted senior police official Abdul Hameed as saying...

  • Modi hints at Pakistan's hand in Uttar Pradesh deadly rail crash

    A train crash that killed 148 people may have been caused deliberately as part of a “conspiracy” hatched in Pakistan, India's prime minister said Friday, as he campaigned for a key state election...

    Narendra Modi said police had found evidence of sabotage in the disaster last November, when a crowded passenger train derailed in northern Uttar Pradesh (UP) state, linking it to neighbouring Pakistan...

  • Taj Mahal struck off tourism list by Uttar Pradesh govt

    NEW DELHI: The rightwing Hindu government in Uttar Pradesh has removed the Taj Mahal from its official list of tourist destinations for which the state is famous, reports said on Monday...

    The move follows comments by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath who said the 17th century marvel in Agra does not represent Indian ethos...

  • China warns India over Arunachal Pradesh bridge

    NEW DELHI: China on Monday asked India to be “cautious” and exercise “restraint” over building infrastructure in Arunachal Pradesh, days after a bridge that links it to neighbouring Assam was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, NDTV said...

    China claims Arunachal Pradesh as South Tibet...

  • Hotel blaze kills 10 in Uttar Pradesh town

    Fire fighters battled for more than an hour to bring the blaze under control after it erupted in a restaurant and quickly spread to the adjoining Goyal Hotel in the state of Uttar Pradesh, an official said...

    A police officer said they suspect an electrical fault triggered the blaze early in the morning and hit the four-storey hotel in Pratapgarh, 150 kilometres from state capital Lucknow...

  • Polio-like samples in India's Uttar Pradesh state ring alarm bells

    BAREILLY: Barely a year after India was declared polio-free, more than 200 samples have tested positive to polio-like symptoms from districts in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, said a report published on The Times of India...

    In order for a disease to be eradicated, a country must have zero recorded cases of an infectious disease for three years, according to the rules by World Health Organisation (WHO)...

  • ‘Trump Army’ campaigns for Hindutva in Uttar Pradesh

    NEW DELHI: A self-styled Trump Sena (Trump Army) has been raised by young Hindutva groups in India’s western Uttar Pradesh region to intimidate Muslims and Christians and support Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata party (BJP), in assembly elections due this month, reports said on Saturday...

    Widespread anti-Muslim violence polarised general elections in 2014 in Uttar Pradesh, which saw Mr Modi sweeping the state with...

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