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Scarred for life: the Himalayan towns sinking into oblivion
The construction of vast dams and a network of roads and railways have taken a heavy toll on the state of Uttarakhand, with buildings in Joshimath and other settlements collapsing and residents blaming government indifference

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Joshimath

20, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘Bulldozer politics’: Modi’s demolition drive fuels Muslims’ fears in Kashmir
Violence and censorship rife among citizens and the media, as push to reclaim state land belies Indian government’s claims of peace in disputed region

Aakash Hassan in Srinagar and Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi

19, Mar, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Tax raids on BBC offices in India ‘deeply worrying’, says Labour
Ministers say they have raised New Delhi and Mumbai raids with their Indian counterparts

Kiran Stacey and Hannah Ellis-Petersen

21, Feb, 2023 @7:29 PM

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Indian journalists say BBC raid part of drive to intimidate media
Media staff targeted for criticising BJP government fear tax raid is escalation of coercion

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi

18, Feb, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Could trouble for Adani trip up Narendra Modi?
Repercussions from Hindenburg report reach into political sphere as spotlight falls on tight-knit relationship between India’s prime minister and the billionaire

Hannah Ellis-Petersen South Asia correspondent

15, Feb, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Tax raids at BBC offices in India enter second day
Searches in offices in Delhi and Mumbai come weeks after the release of BBC documentary critical of prime minister Narendra Modi

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi

15, Feb, 2023 @5:56 AM

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What is the BBC Modi documentary and why is it so controversial?
‘India: the Modi Question’, examining 2002 sectarian riots, comes at sensitive time for prime minister

Hannah Ellis-Petersen South Asia correspondent

14, Feb, 2023 @5:32 PM

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BBC offices in India raided by tax officials amid Modi documentary fallout
Searches come weeks after release of documentary critical of PM that was later blocked by government

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi and Jim Waterson

14, Feb, 2023 @12:47 PM

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India urges citizens to ‘hug a cow’ on Valentine’s Day
Campaign seeks to boost traditional Indian values and offset ‘dazzle of western civilisation’

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi

09, Feb, 2023 @1:05 PM

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Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf dies after long illness
Military ruler, one of country’s most divisive leaders after seizing power in coup, has died in exile in Dubai

Hannah Ellis-Petersen South Asia correspondent

05, Feb, 2023 @10:26 AM

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Pathaan and the king of cinema blast Bollywood out of the doldrums
Millions flock to see return of actor Shah Rukh Khan, despite rightwing calls for a boycott

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Mumbai

04, Feb, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Adani crisis: Indian group has value cut in half after stock market rout
Traders sent shares down more than 25% on Friday despite attempts to restore investor confidence following fraud claims

Jonathan Barrett and Hannah Ellis-Petersen

03, Feb, 2023 @7:52 AM

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