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Kashmiris face deepening discrimination

In August 2019, 24-year-old Umer Sofi, a resident of Jamia Nagar, was unexpectedly forced to leave his rented apartment. The reason for...

Indian defence procurement and the questionable value of s...

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen. Bipin Rawat has announced that India will employ a ‘staggered purchases’ approach to...

Maoists kill 17 policemen in India’s Chhattisgarh

Seventeen members of a police patrol were killed in an ambush by Maoists in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma on March 21. Around 350 Maoists...

China deployed 12 underwater drones in Indian Ocean

China has deployed a fleet of underwater drones in the Indian Ocean. They made more than 3,400 observations. According to Chinese gover...

India’s Tripura shuts border post with Bangladesh

With Indians staying abroad trying to enter the country through Bangladesh, the Tripura government was forced to shut the Agartala-Akha...

India’s cancelled MILAN 2020 exercise and Delhi’s view of...

The Indian Navy’s plans for hosting the 13th edition of its multinational exercise  MILAN 2020 at India’s Eastern Nava...

Experts fear India will be next COVID-19 hotspot

Every year, hundreds of thousands of Hindus throng the northern Indian town of Ayodhya, the mythological birthplace of the deity Ram, t...

Al-Qaeda’s India affiliate hints at shifting focus to Kash...

The al-Qaeda affiliate for the Indian subcontinent, which has struggled to gain a foothold in the region, has signalled its plans to fo...

India fast-tracking purchase of 10 additional Ka-31 AEW&C...

India is fast-tracking negotiations to acquire 10 Russian-made Kamov Ka-31 'Helix' airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) helic...

Indian Navy outlines plans to berth new aircraft carrier a...

Faced with ongoing budget shortfalls that have delayed the completion of one of its major bases, the Indian Navy (IN) is now seeking to...

Coronavirus scare sparks clash in Kolkata jail, many inmat...

A massive clash broke out between police and inmates inside North Kolkata’s Dum Dum Central Prison Saturday, and the police had t...

India, US exchange views on fight against coronavirus

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to US Secretary of Defence Mark T  Esper on phone and exchanged views on the grave situation...

Time for a powerful display of humanity

As the COVID-19 pandemic fells country after country, many in India are wondering if we are somehow different. Globally, it took roughl...

Shaheen Bagh to stay alive on day of janta curfew

The women protesters in Shaheen Bagh will continue with their protest on Sunday, the day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged pe...

Modi’s ‘Janata Curfew’ call may deepen India’s economic sl...

India’s economy, already in the grip of a slowdown, is in for more pain after Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to citizens t...

Rafale production halts in France due to COVID-19, jets’ d...

The production of Rafale fighter jets has been temporarily suspended in France due to the coronavirus outbreak, which could impact the...

India signs Rs 880 cr contract for LMGs with Israeli firm

India’s Ministry of Defence on Thursday signed the capital acquisition contract with Israel Weapons Industries for procurement of...

India’s assault on Muslims is rooted in economic incompete...

The recent riots in New Delhi left almost 50 dead and close to 300 injured, disproportionately impacting Muslims. In the aftermath, ove...

Former Indian Chief Justice's seat in Parliament raises ey...

A former Indian Chief Justice has accepted an offer of a seat in the country's Parliament, sparking allegations that he has gravely dam...

Joint training command for India’s Army, Navy & IAF in the...

The Indian military is actively deliberating on setting up a new joint training command to meet the training needs of all its three bra...

Coronavirus: Indian PM Modi orders curfew to ‘prepare for...

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday ordered the country’s 1.3 billion population to follow a one-day curfew to...