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Indian Christians protest against 'anti-Muslim' law

More than 8,000 people from the Christian community took to the streets in eastern India Monday to protest against a citizenship law that critics say discriminates against Muslims. Hindu-majority India has been gripped by widespread street demonstrations that…

A same-sex couple had a traditional Indian wedding, and stunning photos from their celebrations made them go viral

Charmi Pena A New Jersey-based couple named Amit Shah and Aditya Madiraju had a traditional Indian wedding celebration in July 2019. The celebrations included a Mehendi ceremony, a formal wedding in a Hindu temple, and a Sangeet-style reception with their fri…

India women facing sedition charges over school play get bail

Two women held for two weeks by Indian police on sedition charges over a school play which allegedly criticised a contentious citizenship law have been granted bail, officials said Sunday. Teacher Fareeda Begum, 50, and parent Nazbunnisa, 36, were arrested on…

Three as one

CAA-led narrative on religious persecution ignores political specificity, nuance in neighbourhood.