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Jan. 4

Muslims Organize Huge Protests Across India, Challenging Modi
As nationwide demonstrations entered their fourth week, India’s Muslims — long a fragmented group — organized into a formidable force against a contentious citizenship law.

By Hari Kumar and Maria Abi-Habib

Huge Protests in India Keep Steadfast Pressure on Modi|January 5, 2020, Page A7
Saturday’s protest in Hyderabad, India, against a new citizenship law reflected a new unity among the nation’s historically unorganized Muslims.

We Are Witnessing a Rediscovery of India’s Republic
Indians protesting against a discriminatory citizenship law are using the Constitution as a rallying cry.

By Rohit De and Surabhi Ranganathan

Demonstrators in Delhi, India, protested against the new citizenship law.
Jan. 2
As India Violence Gets Worse, Police Are Accused of Abusing Muslims
As demonstrations over a citizenship law sweep India, more accounts are emerging of mistreatment and harsh tactics by police and state officials.

By Kai Schultz and Sameer Yasir

PRINT EDITIONPolice Are Accused of Abusing Muslims as Demonstrations Sweep India|January 3, 2020, Page A5
A 16-year-old at his home in Nagina, India, who says he was among more than a dozen minors detained and abused by the police there.
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Jan. 2

At SoftBank’s Jewel in India: ‘Toxic’ Culture and Troubling Incidents
Oyo aims to be the world’s biggest hotel chain. But its growth was fueled by questionable practices, employees said.

By Vindu Goel and Karan Deep Singh

India’s Oyo May Become A Black Eye For SoftBank|January 3, 2020, Page B1

Portuguese Style in Goa, India
This three-bedroom villa in a popular area on the western coast of India is on the market for $836,000.

India Cold Wave Breaks Records, Shuts Schools and Makes Bad Air Worse
Across the north, including New Delhi, plunging temperatures have caused a run on shelters in a region more used to extreme heat.

By Hari Kumar and Sameer Yasir

India Shivers and Gags In a Foul-Air Cold Wave|January 3, 2020, Page A5
Feeding seagulls in the fog on Sunday in New Delhi, on the banks of the Yamuna river.
Dec. 19, 2019

36 Hours in Kochi, India
Local dance, a storied Jewish quarter, historic churches and green mango curry: A rich cultural and culinary tapestry defines this colorful port city in Kerala.

By Sarah Khan

A traditional dance performance at the Kerala Kathakali Centre in Fort Kochi.
Dec. 24, 2019

As Protests Flare in India, Modi Plays a New Position: Defense
With unrest over a divisive new citizenship law sweeping the country, the prime minister is losing some support, even in his strongholds.

By Jeffrey Gettleman, Hari Kumar and Saumya Khandelwal

As Protests in India Spread, Cracks Form in Modi’s Populist Wall|December 25, 2019, Page A1
The police outside a mosque in Varanasi, where protests against the citizenship law recently turned violent.
Dec. 20, 2019

India Awakens to Fight for Its Soul
Authoritarian and divisive polices of the Modi government have pushed Indians across the country to the streets in protest.

By Anjali Mody

Tens of thousands of Indians protesting against a discriminatory citizenship law and citizens registry, in Mumbai, India, on Thursday.