September 29, 2022

FACT CHECK: Did The New York Times Publish This Headline About Narendra Modi?

An image shared on Facebook allegedly shows a front page of The New York Times declaring Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the “world’s most loved and most powerful leader.” Verdict: False The headline is digitally altered. The New York Times refuted the claim in September 2021. Fact Check: Modi has served as India’s prime…

Anti-Muslim Discrimination Under Modi is Getting Worse

India’s nationalist leader has some sympathy on the American right, but his approach to Islam should raise concerns among would-be supporters.Since the 1947 partition, India has grappled with the issue of sectarianism. Hindus and Muslims enjoy what can best be termed a fractious relationship. The right-wing religious nationalism now dominating Indian politics has created a…

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