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India offers Covid-19 orphans a financial lifeline

A doctor checks the blood pressure of a child at a Covid-19 care centre in Bangalore, India. Photo: Sopa Images via Zuma Wire/DPA...

Indian Army will soon get 4 Heron TP drones on lease from...

The Indian Army will soon get four Heron TP drones on lease from Israel, which will be deployed along the Line of Actual Control with C...

97% of Indians have been left poorer by the pandemic, says...

Figures for the economic impact of India’s Covid-19 second wave and the lockdowns across the country to control its spread are no...

Harsh Mander: Six months on, India’s protesting farmers ar...

It has been six months since farmers from across Punjab, Haryana and Western Uttar Pradesh rose in an epic and mostly peaceful struggle...

Modi’s Hindutva targets another Muslim-majority area in In...

After dismantling a constitutional provision which had given Muslim-majority Jammu and Kashmir Statehood with some amount of autonomy,...

From the holy river, a story of human tragedy and State ca...

Bodies, which are believed to be Covid-19 victims, partly exposed in shallow sand graves on the banks of the Ganges River last week...

India abstains from voting on UNHRC resolution to probe al...

India was among 14 countries that abstained from voting on a resolution at the U.N. Human Rights Council to launch an investigation int...

1,000 days and counting: How long will Kashmiri journalist...

Journalist Aasif Sultan has been detained since August 2018 in Jammu and Kashmir. Photo: Twitter/ Free Aasif Sultan Page....

What’s going wrong with India’s Act East policy?

The reaction in Singapore to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s recent remarks about a Singapore variant of Covid and his rel...

Modi government’s new IT rules raise the question: Is Indi...

The Modi government’s threats to ban international social media apps for not complying with new local guidelines are as damaging...

COVID-19 toll on Indian economy deepens, jobs crisis to wo...

India’s economic outlook has weakened again, albeit slightly, with worst-case scenario forecasts suggesting the toll from the cor...

Covid aid to India, financial help to Sri Lanka - Banglade...

File photo of Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina | Photo: David Greedy | Bloomberg News From providing India with Covid relief materials...

Residents of India’s Lakshadweep islands resent gov’t’s ne...

A view from Agathi Island, one of the 10 inhabited islands of the Lakshadweep archipelago [Biju Ibrahim/Al Jazeera] A series of re...

India, Pakistan should not change Kashmir status: UNGA pre...

Volkan Bozkir completed a three-day visit to Pakistan on Thursday [File: Jussi Nukari/Lehtikuva/Reuters] India and Pakistan should...

Jaishankar meets US NSA jake Sullivan to review countries'...

US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan (NSA) and external affairs minister S. Jaishankar met on Thursday “to review the stron...

Seven years of Modi: Why India needs to find its Joe Biden

File photo of US President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: Facebook. The Narendra Modi-led BJP government compl...

Tesco admits labour abuses found in India garment supply c...

Tesco has said it is working with the report’s authors and other brands to stamp out abusive practices in the region. Photograp...

PM Modi extends tenures of both RAW and IB chiefs by one y...

Samant Kumar Goel (L) and Arvind Kumar (R) are both IPS officers of 1984 batch. The Narendra Modi government on Thursday exten...

Why India’s COVID-19 crisis could spell global economic ca...

A health worker dressed in a personal protection suit carries a stretcher after transporting the body of a person who died due to COV...

Social media companies need to be regulated – but BJP’s mo...

A woman wearing a mask of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an election campaign rally being addressed by BJP president Amit Shah in As...

Muslim man's arrest for pro-Palestine social media post sh...

All 32-year-old Yasser Arafat had wanted to do on the night of May 19 when he posted a pro-Palestine image and comment on his social me...