Police and students clash in India as tensions rise over banned BBC Modi documentary

Credit: Sky News- Published on January 25, 2023
Tensions have escalated in India as police and students were involved in scuffles over a BBC documentary examining Prime Minister Narendra Modi's role during the 2002 Gujarat riots.

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Published on January 26, 2023 -  02:20
Indian students watch banned BBC documentary critical of Modi
In an act of defiance, students at Ernakulam Law College in Kochi, India, huddle together to watch the the screening of the BBC documentary ‘India: The Modi Question’, which looks at Modi’s role during the deadly 2002 sectarian riots. Many universities have banned the screening, after Modi's government attempted to block its spread online.

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Prime Minister of India since 2014
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