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Cow protection is an issue that has dominated Indian politics since Narendra Modi was elected prime minister in 2014. Photograph: Graham Crouch/New York Times

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government plans on launching numerous new schemes to cosset cows(...)

Indian students participate in a silent march to highlight violence against women. A nun in her seventies is in a serious condition in hospital after being gang-raped by bandits, in the latest   in a series of violent crimes against women in India. Photograph: Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images

A nun in her 70s has been gang-raped by a group of raiders as she tried to prevent them from committing a robbery at a Christian missionary school in (...)