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India arrests 12 for not standing during national anthem

India arrests 12 for not standing during national anthem

Twelve people have been arrested in southern India for not standing while the national anthem was being played at an international film festival, police said Tuesday. The arrests Monday follow a ruling by India’s Supreme Court last month that said the anthem must be played before every film screening in the country, accompanied by an […]

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Former Indian PM Singh faces charges in coal scandal

Former Indian PM Singh faces charges in coal scandal

Mar 11, – The charges, which also include breach of trust, come despite the Central Bureau of Investigation finding no prosecutable evidence against Singh or others embroiled in the case. A special court on Wednesday charged former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh with corruption and criminal conspiracy for his alleged role in a multibillion dollar […]

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