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Workers of the youth wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party celebrate the ground-breaking ceremony. Photograph: Narinder Nanu/AFP via Getty

India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, has laid the foundation of a Hindu temple at a spot where a mosque was demolished by Hindu zealots nearly three(...)

The Supreme Court in New Delhi: India’s top court cleared the way for a Hindu temple to be constructed at a hotly disputed holy site. Photograph: Money Sharma/AFP via Getty

India’s supreme court has ruled in favour of a Hindu temple on disputed religious ground and ordered that alternative land should be given to Muslims (...)

Supporters of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist BJP party in Mumbai celebrate the decision to strip Kashmir of its autonomy. Photograph: Divyakant Solanki/EPA

To India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, eliminating the autonomy of Kashmir, a disputed, predominantly Muslim territory, was an administrative move,(...)

BJP leader and Indian prime minister Narendra Modi speaks in New Delhi, India. Photograph: Harish Tyagi/EPA

India’s ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has pledged to scrap a decades-old statute that confers special rights on the people of (...)