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US Judge Dismisses Suit Against India PM Modi Over 2002 Riots

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not have to face a U.S. lawsuit claiming he failed to stop anti-Muslim rioting in 2002, a federal judge in New York ruled on Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Analisa Torres upheld the U.S. Department of State's determination that Modi is entitled to immunity as a sitting head of government from civil lawsuits filed in U.S. courts. The lawsuit, filed in September by an obscure human rights group on the eve of Modi's maiden visit to the...

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