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Indian farmers protest agriculture laws near Parliament

Jul. 22, 2021 06:24 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — More than 200 farmers demonstrated Thursday near India’s Parliament to mark eight months of protests against agricultural laws they say will devastate their livelihoods. The protesters waving white, green and orange flags arrived in police-escorted...

Protests erupt in India's Parliament over spyware scandal

Jul. 20, 2021 20:31 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s Parliament erupted in protests on Tuesday as opposition lawmakers accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government of using military-grade spyware to monitor political opponents, journalists and activists. The session was disrupted...

Indian activist Stan Swamy, jailed under terror law, dies

Jul. 05, 2021 09:50 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Father Stan Swamy, a jailed Jesuit priest and longtime Indian tribal rights activist, died Monday in the western Indian city of Mumbai. He was 84. His lawyer and doctor told the Bombay High Court that Swamy, who suffered from Parkinson’s disease, died...