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Issues

Siachen recollections

According to a Hindustan Times story of Jan 13, Indian chief of army staff Gen M.M. Naravane, addressing a press conference i...

Why Narendra Modi and Amit Shah refuse to condemn heighten...

Home minister Amit Shah and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: PTI Why has there been a sudden surge in organised hate crimes ag...

Hindu bigots are openly urging Indians to murder Muslims

“All hindus must pick up weapons and conduct a cleanliness drive,” bellowed a Hindu priest at a three-day “relig...

‘Make in India’s’ Muslim marginalisation

Toronto: By looking to turn itself into a global manufacturing hub, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)...

Human Rights Watch slams BJP governments for gross violati...

Arrest of Disha Ravi Colombo: The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has slammed the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) government in India for gr...

Rich Western countries stand by as Afghans face starvation

A malnourished Afghan child is treated at a hospital in Kandahar. Photo: AFP / Murteza Khaliqi / Anadolu Agency On January 11, the...

Sri Lankans forced to cut back on food in worst economic c...

A World Bank report in October 2021 said that 500,000 people in Sri Lanka had slipped into poverty as the country reeled from the Cov...

India’s government is ignoring, and sometimes even encoura...

Pulses raced as 12th-graders answered maths problems at St Joseph’s School in Ganj Basoda, a provincial town in the state of...

Winter chill brings promise of stability in China-India bo...

Indian troops near the border area with China. Photo: AFP China and India have agreed to step back from confrontation over their&n...

Five reasons why ministers are leaving Yogi Adityanath gov...

File image of Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath | ANI In the past few days, three ministers in the Yogi Adityanath government in Ut...

For India, Philippines’ BrahMos missile order is a win as...

The BrahMos weapon system on show in New Delhi in January 2015. Photo: AFP The Philippines has placed a US$375 million order with...

Pakistan’s national security policy prioritizing geo-econo...

Pakistan’s newly minted National Security Policy (NSP) underscores a shift in priority from geostrategy to geo-economics as its c...

Majoritarian violence is slowly tearing India apart

Activists shout slogans during a protest against hate speech in New Delhi, India, Dec.27, 2021. [AP Photo/Manish Swarup] In India,...

Asia’s richest man Mukesh Ambani to invest US$76 billion i...

Mukesh Ambani, chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries, to invest billions in green projects. Photo: Reuters The con...

Reaping India’s demographic dividend

Students paint a wall at Kannagi Nagar, Thoraipakkam, Chennai.   | Photo Credit: KARUNAKARAN M. A nation’s growth...

China presses economic buttons to deepen Indian Ocean clou...

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, center, tours the Colombo Port City project during his visit to Sri Lanka on Ja...

Hun Sen is right to have visited Myanmar

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (left) with Myanmar Foreign Minister Wunna Maung Lwin upon the Cambodian leader’s arrival in N...

‘Shoot them’: In Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh, hate speech...

At the Dharam Sansad in Raipur, Chhattisgarh, Congress leader Pramod Dubey delivered a speech thanking the Hindu monk who made open c...

India highlights dark side of vegetarianism

Activists of Hindu Sena or "Hindu Army" burn an effigy of Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Akhilesh Yadav as they demand a Centra...

Afghanistan is in meltdown, and the U.S. is helping to spe...

Credit...David Guttenfelder for The New York Times When the United States withdrew from Afghanistan last summer, it was left with...

‘Breach’ in Kashmir work gets Indian anthropologist cut of...

Book cover of The Occupied Clinic | Duke University Press New Delhi: The critical gender studies (CGS) programme of the Unive...