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India's ex-opposition leader pleads not guilty to defamation

Oct. 11, 2019 8:38 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — The former leader of India's opposition Congress party and descendant of a string of prime ministers pleaded not guilty in two separate defamation cases filed against him in Gujarat state. Rahul Gandhi entered the pleas in the two cases on Thursday and Friday. He was granted bail on a bond...

Indian Congress party official sounds alarm on party's fate

Oct. 8, 2019 4:47 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — A senior leader of India's main opposition Congress party says its struggles are at the point that it may not be able to win key upcoming state elections or ensure its own future. The party is facing attrition because it is taking too long to come to terms with its defeat in May national...

Indian authorities bar opposition from visiting Kashmir

Aug. 24, 2019 10:50 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's government on Saturday barred several opposition leaders from visiting Indian-administered Kashmir to assess the situation created by a massive security crackdown in the region that started early this month. Authorities sent the opposition leaders back to New Delhi after they...