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Kashmir: Surviving COVID-19 under the military boot

In April and May, as India experienced a massive surge in coronavirus cases due to the Indian government’s criminal mismanagement...

India dumps China's Li Ning as uniform sponsor for Olympic...

Indian Olympic athletes pose in uniforms from Chinese sportswear maker Li Ning on June 3 in New Delhi. The company was later dropped...

MoD signs Rs.323-cr. deal for airport surveillance radars

Officials of the Ministry of Defence signing a contract for the procurement of 11 Airport Surveillance Radars with Monopulse Secondar...

Pro-India Kashmiri politician tortured in custody, say UN...

United Nations experts have expressed concern over “repressive measures and broader pattern of systematic infringements of fundam...

UP varsity introduces Ramdev, Adityanath's books in syllab...

The Chaudhary Charan Singh University in Meerut has introduced books by yoga guru Ramdev and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath as...

Why Modi must swallow his pride and accept Chinese coronav...

A man points to notices displayed in a hospital indicating that coronavirus vaccines are out of stock, in Amritsar, India, on May 17....

Plea in Supreme Court seeks direction for removal of bodie...

Government crews on Friday patrol the Ganges river, where shallow graves are made evident by saffron cloth in Allahabad, India. (Sanj...

Indian economy at risk as Covid-19 pandemic shrinks countr...

When Mrs Manisha (who uses only her first name) was hospitalised with Covid-19 last month, the family thought it would be only for a fe...

Censorship is plunging Modi’s India into darkness

Controlling the truth is one of the most potent tools at the disposal of aspiring authoritarians. Narendra Modi’s National Democr...

Palestine miffed with India's abstention at UNHRC vote; FM...

A miffed Palestine has raised its concern with India's abstention at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution that ca...

Poverty, stigma behind bodies floating in India’s Ganges R...

Relatives carry the body of a man for cremation after they, according to the relatives, were denied permission for his burial, past s...

New heads at Andaman and Nicobar Command, Eastern Army com...

Vice Admiral Ravneet Singh assumes office as Deputy Chief of Naval Staff, Assam Rifles gets new chief. Among a series of top level app...

Elected autocrats, their pandemic responses

Volunteers stand next to burning pyres at a crematorium on the outskirts of Bengaluru on May 2 samuel Rajkumar/Reuters A year...

Suicide in Kashmir reveals plight of ex-rebels turned gov’...

Jameela Bashir, centre, mourning the death of her son at her home in Avil village in Kulgam, Indian-administered Kashmir [Rifat Faree...

1,742 children orphaned, 7,464 lost one parent during pand...

More than 6,000 children have lost their mothers while the fathers of 1,411 children have passed away since the Covid pandemic hit Indi...

India mosque demolition: officials accused of filing false...

The site of the mosque in the district of Barabanki in Uttar Pradesh, India, before and after its demolition A local government ad...

Alapan Bandyopadhyay retires as Bengal chief secy, appoint...

The Centre has asked Alapan Bandyopadhyay to join North Block on Tuesday but it cannot force an officer to join it without the permissi...

India's GDP expands 1.6% in January-March quarter

People walk at a crowded market amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the old quarters of Delhi, India, April 6...

Kerala Assembly Passes Resolution Seeking Recall of Laksha...

Expressing solidarity with the people of Lakshadweep, the Kerala Legislative Assembly on Monday unanimously passed a resolution demandi...

With focus on Covid crisis, BRICS FMs to virtually meet on...

PM Modiin BRICS 2018. (Image source: PMO India) Photograph:( Twitter ) With focus on the COVID-19 crisis, BRICS's (a grouping of B...

Kumbh Mela: how a superspreader festival seeded Covid acro...

Naga sadhus, or Hindu holy men participate in the procession for taking a dip in the Ganges River during shahi snan at Kumbh Mela, or...