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India’s BJP loses polls in Jharkhand where lynchings killed many

India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has lost control of the eastern state of Jharkhand, which made headlines in the past few years for a series of mob lynchings - mostly over cows, an animal considered sacred by some Hindus.
[FILES] Campaigners in Malawi won an injunction on Wednesday to temporarily halt work on a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the commercial capital as part of a $10 million construction deal with Delhi.

India remembers Mahatma Gandhi on 150th anniversary of his birth

Premier Narendra Modi on Wednesday led countrywide celebrations to mark the 150 anniversary of the birth of India’s independence hero Mahatma Gandhi.
India's Supreme Court has reinstated the ousted director of the country's Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in a setback to the government that has been accused of undermining the agency.

India’s Supreme Court reinstates CBI chief removed by government

India's Supreme Court has reinstated the ousted director of the country's Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in a setback to the government that has been accused of undermining the agency.
The statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the world’s tallest statue to be unveiled in October

India to unveil world’s tallest statue

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil the world’s tallest statue next month in western state of Gujarat, officials said.

Four killed, 30 injured in political violence

Police on Wednesday said four political party workers were killed after activists of rival parties clashed in India’s Eastern State of West Bengal.

Uproar after Indian premier’s app found sharing user data

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s official mobile application is at the centre of a controversy for allegedly sharing personal user data without consent.

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Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled that existing laws criminalising abortion are unconstitutional and ordered them to be amended, paving the way for clearer regulation for reproductive rights.

Thai court says anti-abortion laws unconstitutional

Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled that existing laws criminalising abortion are unconstitutional and ordered them to be amended, paving the way for clearer regulation for reproductive rights.