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Channel NewsAsia: Approximately millions of Indians went on strike as workers enraged at the government’s labor policies, which brought travel disorder across the country.

India approved controversial law that granted the citizenship to the non-muslim illegal migrants from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Pakistan and excluded the muslim group. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-50739593  

Former Indian finance minister Palaniappan Chidambaran has been arrested on charges of corruption and money laundering. BBC News

Thailand Foriegn Ministry requests for the review of a proposal to offer a visa waiver to Chinese and Indian tourists as a part of the government’s economic stimulus package. The…

Chinese authorities invites India to join efforts to effectively offset the potential impact of protectionist and unilateral trade practices implemented by the US. RT

Mike Pompeo said on Monday he would visit India this month to forge closer relations with re-elected PM Narendra Modi. Channel NewsAsia

Narendra Modi has been sworn in for a second term as India’s PM after an overwhelming election victory for his Hindu nationalist party. Dawn

Indian Prime Minister and Pakistani Prime Minister are calling on for peace amid the border conflicts between the two countries.   Channel NewsAsia

Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned Indian deputy high commissioner and warned India over its alleged plans to carry out some military action against Pakistan. Xinhua Net

Facebook has removed hundreds of accounts and pages linked to Indian political parties or the Pakistani military, described as “coordinated inauthentic behavior or spam”. VOA