India: Over half a million farmers rally against new agricultural laws

At least half a million farmers gathered in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh to protest against new agriculture laws. The farmers want Prime Minister Narendra Modi to repeal controversial farm legislation. Organisers described the rally as the biggest protest since their movement began last November. For days, buses and tractors have been ferrying farmers […]


Nawazuddin Siddiqui put under 14-day home quarantine in Muzaffarnagar after travelling from Mumbai

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has been placed under home quarantine for 14 days in his hometown of Budhana, reports news agency PTI. The 45-year-old actor travelled to Budhana in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district from Mumbai, where he lives, to celebrate Eid with his extended family. Nawazuddin Siddiqui and his immediate family received permission from the authorities […]