India’s President Ram Nath Kovind signs three controversial agricultural bills into law amid protests

India’s president on Sunday approved three controversial agricultural bills amid nationwide protests by farmers who say the new laws will stunt their bargaining power and instead allow large retailers to have control over pricing. Farmers’ organisations say one of the three laws could lead to the government stopping buying grain at guaranteed prices, a move… Read More India’s President Ram Nath Kovind signs three controversial agricultural bills into law amid protests

Twenty-one dead, scores injured following riots in New Delhi

At least 19 people have been killed in the Indian capital during clashes between opposing protesters over a new citizenship law, a senior hospital official said on Wednesday, even as an eerie calm descended on some riot-torn areas of New Delhi. “There are 15 patients in critical condition,” the hospital official from the Guru Teg… Read More Twenty-one dead, scores injured following riots in New Delhi