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Indian opposition leader Arvind Kejriwal granted bail after arrest in bribery case

Jun. 20, 2024 12:36 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Arvind Kejriwal, an Indian opposition leader and New Delhi’s chief minister, was granted bail on Thursday by a court in the capital, after he was arrested in a bribery case in March. Kejriwal, the leader of the Aam Aadmi Party, or Common Man's Party, was taken...

AP Week in Pictures: Asia

May. 16, 2024 22:53 PM EDT

May 10-16, 2024 Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing during his two-day state visit to one of his strongest allies and trading partners. Flash flooding and torrents of cold lava and mud flowing down a volcano’s slopes on Indonesia’s...

Top Indian opposition leader released on bail by court enabling him to campaign in elections

May. 10, 2024 11:50 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — A top Indian opposition leader was freed from jail on interim bail by the Supreme Court on Friday nearly seven weeks after his arrest in a bribery case that opposition parties called a political move by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government against one of his rivals during a...

An Indian court sends a top opposition leader to jail until shortly before election

Apr. 01, 2024 07:38 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — A court in India on Monday placed a top opposition leader in two weeks of judicial detention after his 10 days in the custody of a federal agency expired, in a case that opposition parties say is part of a crackdown by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government on rivals ahead...

Thousands rally in India's capital as opposition bloc and Prime Minister Modi launch their campaigns

Mar. 31, 2024 09:57 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — An alliance of India’s opposition parties launched its election campaign with a massive rally Sunday that criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government of stifling opponents and undermining democracy ahead of a national election next month. The “Save...

India court extends custody of top opposition leader Arvind Kejriwal for 4 more days

Mar. 28, 2024 08:14 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian court on Thursday extended custody of a top opposition leader for four more days after his arrest last week triggered protests, as the country gears up for a general election starting next month. Arvind Kejriwal, New Delhi’s top elected official and...

Indian police detain dozens of protesters demanding release of top opposition leader Arvind Kejriwal

Mar. 26, 2024 04:46 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian police detained dozens of opposition protesters Tuesday to stop them from marching to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s residence to demand the release of their leader and top elected official of New Delhi arrested last week in a bribery case. Nearly 300...