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Jammu & Kashmir: Political parties gearing up to take on t...

Mehbooba Mufti (centre), PDP president, and party leaders protesting against the abrogation of the special status of Jammu and Kashmi...

On MCC, UML sits on the fence as issue threatens coalition

 Image via mcc.gov An American grant that has been a divisive force in Nepal is becoming such a charged-up issue th...

Delimitation Commission Proposes Six Additional Seats For...

Jammu and Kashmir political leaders during their meeting with PM Modi.(File photo) The constitution of the Delimitation Commission...

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands: New Delhi’s Bulwark in th...

Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Anirvan Shukla In 2015, the Indian government drew up a 100,000 million Indian rupee plan funded by...

As crisis drags on, are Beijing and New Delhi digging in f...

India has deployed thousands of troops along its disputed Himalayan border with China. Photo: AFP Both China and India say they wa...

Spotlight on trade gateway as India hosts talks with Centr...

The India-funded Chabahar Port in Iran in early 2019. New Delhi wants the site to become a gateway to trade with Central Asia. (Photo...

Gurgaon controversy

Police stand guard as devotees walk to offer Friday prayers in Gurgaon, as dozens of people, many from Hindu right-wing groups, were...

Is the Maoist rebellion on the brink of defeat in India?

The seven-decade insurgency is on the wane after a change in New Delhi's military approach has breached several Maoist strongholds,...

The troubled legacy of General Rawat needs to be rolled ba...

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath and General Bipin Rawat in Gorakhpur, December 2020. Photo: Twitter/@neeraj_rajput No...

China’s new found love for Lankan Tamil fishermen should w...

Ambassador Qi Jhanhong with Douglas Devananda examining sea cucumber. Colombo: China is assiduously cultivating North Sri Lank...

How Modi’s BJP ensures that the two-nation theory flourish...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the Kashi corridor in Varanasi on December 13. | @narendramodi via Twitter This mont...

Indian Muslims didn’t block roads for namaaz, image shared...

A photograph of the Bijwa Ijtema congregation near Dhaka taken by Ratul Dhar| Twitter | @TarekFatah New Delhi: Pakistani-Cana...

Closed Kashmir main mosque belies India’s religious freedo...

A Kashmiri man performs ablution before prayers outside the Jamia Masjid, or the grand mosque in Srinagar, Indian-administered Kash...

Politics loom behind scrapping of India's farm laws

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the star campaigner of his Bharatiya Janata Party, has given his government something to campaign on&nb...

India among most dangerous countries for journalists, says...

Image for representation. | AFP India is among the five most dangerous countries in terms of journalists killed across t...

Collaborate or make in India, Rajnath tells French counter...

French Defence Minister Florence Parly meets Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, in New Delhi on 17 December. | ANI New Delhi: In...

Drug problem in India's Punjab looms over crucial state el...

An drug user lies unconscious by the side of a road in Kapurthala, Punjab, in October 2019: the use of drugs such as heroin among peo...

India: A mirror image of Pakistan

Illustration: Binay Sinha Pakistan wanted to be constitutionally communal, but has begun to secularise. India wanted to be sec...

1971 war: Getting Soviet help was a challenging task

Alexie Kosygin, Leonid Brezhnev, Indira Gandhi, Swaran Singh and T.N. Kaul. Colombo: It is a truism that India could not have...

On Russia floating possibility of a 'RIC' summit, India ne...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Russia's President Vladimir Putin, left, and China’s President Xi Jinping during the G20 summ...