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Indian Government Appoints Panel to Prove Ancient Hindu Scriptures Are ‘Fact Not Myth’

Over a year after it was formed in secret, Reuters reported Monday on the existence of a special team of scholars commissioned by the government of India to “prove that today’s Hindus are directly descended from the land’s first inhabitants many thousands of years ago, and make the case that ancient Hindu scriptures are fact not myth.”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) said he would not tolerate separatism, while Justin Trudeau has been at pains to quash perceptions in India that his Canada is a safe have for Sikh extremists

Team Trudeau Accuses India of Sabotaging Visit by Inviting Sikh Extremist to Dinner

The Indian government is responding angrily to allegations from a senior Canadian official that rogue Indian officials tried to sabotage Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to the country by arranging the controversial dinner invitation for a businessman with a background in Sikh separatist terrorism.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives to speak to the press outside Rideau Hall after announcing changes to his cabinet in Ottawa, Ontario on August 28, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Lars Hagberg (Photo credit should read LARS HAGBERG/AFP/Getty Images)

Indian Government Denies Snubbing Canadian PM Justin Trudeau

The government of India has been criticized for what many interpreted as a deliberate snub of visiting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday. While Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted many other visiting dignitaries in person at the New Delhi airport, he dispatched Minister of State for Agriculture Gajendra Singh to do the honors for Trudeau.

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Modi Watches Desalination Demonstration in Israel

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accompanied by his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu, on Thursday witnessed a demonstration of sea water purification at a desalination plant here.

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Netanyahu-Modi Joint Statement Ignores ‘Two-State Solution’

Thirty years after India became the first non-Muslim state to recognize the “State of Palestine,” Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signed off on a joint statement on Wednesday that mentioned the Palestinian-Israel diplomatic process, but made no reference to a two state solution.

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Indian PM, French Leader Talk Climate in Paris

PARIS (AFP) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed after meeting French President Emmanuel Macron Saturday to go “above and beyond” the Paris Agreement on climate change, after the US said it would quit the deal. Speaking two days after US

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin (C-R) and his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee (C-L) review the honor guard during a welcoming ceremony at the presidential compound in Jerusalem on October 14, 2015. AFP PHOTO / GALI TIBBON (Photo credit should read GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)

Israeli President To Visit India Next Week

President Reuven Rivlin is to travel to India for an official visit next week, his office said Wednesday in a sign of increasingly close relations between the two countries.

An Indian villager pedals past Burqa clad Muslim students walking to a school at Burhaburhi village about 60 kilometers (38 miles) east of Gauhati, India, Thursday, April 9, 2015. (AP Photo/ Anupam Nath)

India: Party Leader Linked to PM Caught Hiding Under Burqa to Molest Women

A leader of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), a right-wing Hindu nationalist party that is linked to the Indian Prime Minister and has been accused of forcing Muslims and Christians in India to become Hindu, was apprehended dressed in a burqa and molesting a female Islam adherent during a religious event in India’s most populous state.