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India’s PM Narendra Modi Wants $1 Trillion to Reduce Pollution

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland on Monday that his country will target “net zero” carbon emissions by the year 2070. However, Modi said this goal was only attainable if wealthy countries contributed at least a trillion dollars toward international climate change programs.

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at the World Leaders' Summit "Accelerating Clean Technology Innovation and Deployment" session at the COP26 Climate Conference at the Scottish Event Campus in Glasgow, Scotland on November 2, 2021. - More than 80 countries have signed up to a US and EU pledge to …

Indian Minister Threatens to Bomb Taliban

Indian official Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister for the state of Uttar Pradesh, warned on Monday that India would launch airstrikes against the Taliban if it makes a move against Indian territory.

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Indian PM Narendra Modi Phones Dalai Lama on His Birthday

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he phoned the Dalai Lama on Tuesday to personally greet him on his 86th birthday in a show of public support for the Buddhist leader, who has been exiled in northern India since 1959 following China’s forcible seizure of Tibet in 1950.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at a plenary session of Eastern Economic Forum at far-eastern Russian port of Vladivostok on September 5, 2019. (Photo by Vladimir SMIRNOV / TASS Host Photo Agency / AFP) (Photo credit should read VLADIMIR SMIRNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: 97% of Indian Households Lost Income Due to Coronavirus

The Center for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), a privately owned think tank based in Mumbai, said Monday over 10 million Indians lost their jobs during the “second wave” of coronavirus infections and 97 percent of Indian households reported a decline of income since the beginning of the pandemic.

NEW DELHI, INDIA - MARCH 29: Indian migrant workers and labourers along with their families stuck in the national capital, with and without protective masks crowd to board buses to return to their native villages, as nationwide lockdown continues over the highly contagious coronavirus (COVID-19) on March 29, 2020 in …

Twitter Deletes Criticism of India’s Coronavirus Response After Request to Silence ‘Misinformation’

India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) said on Sunday it has asked Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms to remove posts that create “panic” about the coronavirus surge in India by spreading “fake or misleading information.” Opposition politicians and international free speech advocates denounced the action as political censorship by the embattled government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Funeral pyres burn as the last rites are performed of the patients who died of the Covid-19 coronavirus at a cremation ground in Allahabad on April 27, 2021. (Photo by SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP) (Photo by SANJAY KANOJIA/AFP via Getty Images)

India Announces Development of Intranasal Coronavirus Vaccine

Indian Health Minister Ashwini Choubey told the Rajya Sabha, the national legislature’s upper chamber, on Tuesday that an intranasal coronavirus vaccine candidate Bharat Biotech is developing had reached clinical development stages, the Times of India reported.

A medical worker inoculates a colleague with a Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine at the Rajawadi Hospital in Mumbai on January 16, 2021. (Indranil Mukherjee/AFP via Getty Images)

Trump Awards Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Legion of Merit

President Donald Trump awarded Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi the Legion of Merit this week, one of the highest U.S. military honors, in recognition of his work turning India into an emerging superpower and boosting ties between the U.S. and his administration.

US President Donald Trump (L) shakes hands with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a joint press conference at Hyderabad House in New Delhi on February 25, 2020. (Photo by Prakash SINGH / AFP) (Photo by PRAKASH SINGH/AFP via Getty Images)