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'Fantasy', 'a little flu': Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro faces backlash, but sticks to Covid-19 denial

March 25, 2020 5:02 pm

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has called Covid-19 a "little flu" and a media-created hysteria even as the number of cases and deaths rise in the country.

Brazil's Bolsonaro offers credit for indigenous farmers as he pushes to open their lands

February 19, 2020 11:46 am

Bolsonaro said his bill will allow indigenous people to mine and plant crops on their lands, and rent them to white farmers if they want to, which is currently illegal under Brazilian law.

Brazil homicides fall to lowest level in at least 12 years

February 15, 2020 7:50 am

Brazil had 41,635 killings in 2019, down 19% from the prior year and the least number of homicides since 2007 when the so-called Violence Monitor index was launched.

This is Brazil President Bolsonaro's plan for Amazon rainforest.... an 'indigenous nightmare'?

February 07, 2020 5:54 pm

"Bolsonaro's dream is our nightmare, and it will be our extermination. The mining industry brings death, disease, and misery, and it will be the end of our children's future," said Sonia Guajajara, of the Brazilian Indigenous People's Assembly (APIB).

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro visits hospital for hernia complication

February 01, 2020 10:27 am

The source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said a medical team was weighing whether to replace mesh that was put in Bolsonaro's abdomen to treat a prior hernia.

Republic Day 2020: Rajpath comes alive with march pasts, colourful tableaux

January 26, 2020 3:25 pm

Republic Day 2020: The ceremony commenced with PM Modi paying homage to the fallen soldiers at the newly-built National War Memorial for the first time instead of the Amar Jawan Jyoti beneath the India Gate arch.

India, Brazil open 'new chapter' in ties, sign 15 pacts

January 25, 2020 5:22 pm

The Brazilian president is in India primarily to grace the Republic Day celebrations on Sunday as chief guest and explore ways to boost trade ties with India at a time when both the large economies are hit by slowdowns.

Delhi: Brazil President finds mention in CP protest

January 25, 2020 9:03 am

Demonstrators also held placards saying ‘#NoBolsonaro’, referring to the Brazillian president, who arrived in Delhi Friday on a four-day visit to India.

Explained: Jair Bolsonaro, the Brazilian President with quite a few extreme views

January 24, 2020 1:09 pm

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro will be the chief guest at India’s 71st Republic Day celebrations. A far-right populist, he is the most radical occupant of Brazil’s top office since the return of democracy to the country in 1985.

Brazil President Bolsonaro arrives tomorrow, pact on trade, tackling terror on table

January 23, 2020 3:51 am

Bolsonaro will travel first to Agra and then meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on January 25. He will attend the Republic Day celebrations on January 26 as the chief guest and then attend the President’s ‘At Home’ reception.


Republic Day celebration photos from across India

January 27, 2020 8:56 am

India Republic Day 2020 Images, Photos: Breaking decades-old tradition, the Republic Day proceedings this year will not begin from India Gate but instead will begin from the National War Memorial, where PM Modi will lay a wreath.

Bolsonaro in India: Brazil President accorded ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan

January 26, 2020 7:42 am

The Brazilian president is in India primarily to grace the Republic Day celebrations on Sunday as chief guest and explore ways to boost trade ties with India at a time when both the large economies are hit by slowdowns.

Behind the scenes photos of the Republic Day parade rehearsals

January 23, 2020 7:39 am

During the Republic Day parade, the IAF will showcase its might and glory, with its tableau depicting scaled-down models of five systems recently added to its inventory—Rafale aircraft, Tejas, Light Combat Helicopter (LCH), surface-to-air guided weapon Aakash missile and Astra missiles.

Greta Thunberg, Boris Johnson, Carrie Lam, K Sivan: Global newsmakers of 2019

January 01, 2020 11:30 am

From Sanna Marin who took oath in December as Finland's Prime Minister to Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg being named Time Magazine’s 2019 Person of the Year, 2019 has been an eventful year. Here is a recap of the year in photographs