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Pakistan elects first female Dalit senator

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan elected its first female senator from the lowest Dalit caste in weekend polls which also saw the ruling party strengthen its hand ahead of a general election in the Muslim-majority country. The surprise victory of…

India bans foreign funds of 20,000 charities

NEW DELHI: India's government has banned some 20,000 charities from accepting overseas funds because they failed to comply with the rules, a home ministry official said on Tuesday. KS Dhatwalia, a spokesman for the federal home ministry…

Anandiben Patel resigns as Gujarat chief minister

NEW DELHI: The chief minister of Gujarat and a long-time confidante of Prime Minister Narendra Modi resigned on Monday, as protests by the low-caste Dalit community threatened to hurt the standing of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).