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Several states in India witness protests over delaying action against ‘fringe elements’

Several states in India on Friday witnessed massive protests over the controversial remarks on Prophet Mohammad by two now-suspended ruling party spokespersons. The protests turned violent in some areas. Several people were injured including policemen. Security forces fired tear gas and resorted to live firing in the air at some places. The ruling-BJP on June […]

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India’s ruling party faces backlash from Arab nations after its spokesperson makes controversial statements

India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) suspended spokeswoman Nupur Sharma in response to comments she made during a TV debate about the Prophet Mohammed. The BJP said in a statement on its website that the party respected all religions. “The BJP strongly denounces insult of any religious personalities of any religion.” Sharma said on Twitter […]