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The Indian Express criticizes Modi Govt for undermining Parliament, democracy in country
The paper opines that the BJP has prioritized political interests over democratic principles by manipulative use of state institutions like parliament.
US expresses commitment for bringing end to Afghan conflict through political settlement
Ross Wilson says intra-Afghan talks going on in Doha are an important step forward and their outcome should be based on aspirations of Afghan people, but US remains firm in its call for reduction of violence and accelerated talks.
Indian farmers unappeased by Court Ruling
Leading international daily, the New York Times, reports that Indian Supreme Court's suspension of the implementation of farm laws is a tactic to ease pressure on the Modi government built by farmers' protests.
Indian farmers warn to burn copies of new farm laws to press on their protest
The farmers also warned to intensify their protests around Republic Day celebrations in the capital later this month.
India: SC pauses implementation of three new farm laws being opposed by farmers
During a hearing, Chief Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde said an independent committee is appointed to make a deal between farmers and government.
Two female army officers killed in Afghanistan attack
No group has claimed responsibility for the attacks so far.
11 dead, seven critical after consuming poisonous liquor in MP's Morena
According to police, the seven people, who have been hospitalized, are said to be in critical condition.
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