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India

Citizenship stir: Fact finding team reports pre-meditated...

The interim report of a fact-finding team involving representatives of People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) All India People...

How the Kuala Lumpur Summit complicates India’s Gulf relat...

In the last weeks of December 2019, leaders from five key Muslims nations — Malaysia, Turkey, Qatar, Iran, and Indonesia —...

India's largest detention centre almost ready: 'How is it...

Ali, 25, is an electrician working at India's largest detention centre currently under construction in Assam state's Goalpara district...

Extension of Indian Army Chief’s service: A new precedence

General Bipin Rawat Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat got three year extension in service and appointed as Chief of Defens...

‘We have gifted our adversaries platforms from which to at...

India’s former National Security Adviser (NSA) Shiv Shankar Menon on Friday spoke out strongly against the Citizenship Amendment...

Arms sales of top 3 Indian defence companies slump by 6.9%

The Indian defence seems to be dealing with a significant slowdown as the combined sales of three public sector defence companies have...

India fast losing friends: No outreach on CAA, foreign dip...

More than a fortnight after the Citizenship (Amendment) Act came into force and triggered nationwide protests, there is growing unease...

CAA-NRC: Indian Muslims have broken the spell

Protesters gather for a demonstration against India's citizenship law, at a rally in Kochi in southern Kerala state on January 1, 2...

Tripura to plant tea on No Man’s Land along Bangladesh bor...

The State-owned Tripura Tea Development Corporation (TTDC) is planning to put up tea plantations on “No-Man’s Land” a...

In 2019, India moved towards becoming a majoritarian state...

In 2019, the ugly majoritarianism that had spread in Indian politics got written into law. For some years now, Hindutva has become the...

India’s emerging fault lines

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his cohorts must have had a fair amount of idea as to what their controversial constitutional measures...

The project of erasing the indigenous history of Kashmir

Furthering its project of erasing the indigenous history of Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Modi’s BJP government has dropped M...

Facebook vs Kashmir

Facebook often struggles with its principles regarding freedom of speech for users versus its bottom line, which requires keeping power...

India needs to pay more attention to China border, says ne...

The new Army chief Lieutenant General MM Naravane Wednesday said that India needs to pay more attention to its border along China and a...

General Manoj Mukund takes charge as new Army chief

General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Tuesday took charge as the Chief of Army Staff, succeeding Gen Bipin Rawat. Gen Naravane served as vic...

The protests are not just anti-CAA, but pro-constitution

The people of India have spoken up – they will not allow the constitution to be subverted. For weeks now, Indians have come out...

Indian armed forces not getting funds for vital modernisat...

Indian armed forces have not been getting the funds they need for modernisation and also for running expenses, training and maintenance...

Why India's citizenship law crosses the line

Across India, people are protesting the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act, (CAA) after the bill was passed in both the co...

Indian diplomacy this year, closes on a dismal note

There is no more polite way of saying this: India ended 2019 on a dismal note. It isn’t every day that we get frozen out by two o...

Consensus in Washington on US-India relations fraying!

US-India relations have improved over the last two decades, partly due to the strong political consensus in Washington supporting this...

General who witnessed transformation in border relations w...

Gen. Manoj Mukund Naravane took over as chief of the 1.3 million-strong Indian Army on Tuesday morning following General Bipin Rawat's...