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US bid to rope Sri Lanka into Quad using economic crisis

Colombo: The United States is using the economic crisis in Sri Lanka to rope the Indian Ocean island nation into the anti-China Indo-Pa...

Zubair or Udaipur — Under Modi, India has entered era of t...

PM Modi looks at a solar eclipse in 2019. — Photo courtesy: Facebook/narendramodi The political heat wave during this summer...

Agnipath scheme sheds doubt on India’s future

Indian Air Force personnel watch as Sarang helicopters perform in an airshow during the combined graduation parade at the Air Force...

It hurts to be intolerant

Illustration: Binay Sinha On August 16, 2019, the United Nations’ website carried a news item headlined: “UN Security...

New Bharatiya Janata Party's troubled road ahead

Religious issues, unless stoked, tend to have a short half-life. With appeals from Muslim clergy, the countrywide protests over the ins...

Center-provincial frictions and Imran Khan’s ouster

The PTI led by Imran Khan came into power with a consistent narrative that promised to eliminate elite-led corruption—a...

Insulting Prophet Muhammad is straight out of the BJP play...

Indian Muslims shout slogans as they react to the derogatory references to Islam and the Prophet Muhammad made by top officials in th...

An appalling slur on the civilisation state that is India

The outrage in the Muslim world over the transgression of the red line in anti-Muslim politics in India is understandable, althoug...

Stuffing separatists in jail: A muscular Kashmir policy wi...

Malik, one of Indian-administered Kashmir’s prominent rebel leaders, is the chief of now banned Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Fr...

Is Bangladesh paying for her hospitality towards Rohingya...

Rohingya refugees walk toward refugee camps in Palang Khali, Bangladesh, on Oct 19, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS DHAKA : As if a mill...

Sri Lanka’s economic crisis: Foreign policy amidst domesti...

Since the start of the new year, Sri Lanka has fallen deeper into an economic crisis. The crisis has led to protests across the country...

South Asian countries must join hands on climate change

A girl folds a blanket at her house rooftop near a Thermal Power Corporation plant in Dadri, India, on April 6, 2022. PHOTO: AFP...

Does the Congress party need the Gandhis or the Gandhis, t...

So one more Congress chintan shivir and more Congress stalwart, Kapil Sibal, quits the party. Last week, it was Sunil Jhakar. Thus, on...

Russia-Ukraine War: Lessons for South Asia

The transformation in military affairs is rooted in the analyses of previous armed conflicts—each involving a different kind of r...

Flight of the Rajapaksas: Sri Lankan dynasty faces reckoni...

BANGKOK -- As dawn broke in Sri Lanka on May 10, helicopters roared over the house of an elderly couple who had just sat down for...

What RSS chief Bhagwat really meant when he said ‘Akhand B...

Illustration credit: Soham Sen | ThePrint New Delhi:  Last month, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat kicke...

As Sri Lanka defaults for the first time, what’s next for...

Sri Lankan protesters wear masks of president Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s family members during a march demanding Gotabaya resign. Fil...

‘We begged them to spare our shops’

Shoppers buy vegetables at a wholesale market in New Delhi on Jan. 22. ANINDITO MUKHERJEE/GETTY IMAGES NEW DELHI—On...

Delicate choices

If the coalition goes into elections now, the results may be very different than what they would have been a few months ago. A...

Will China’s belt and road projects in cash-strapped Pakis...

Gwadar port, which provides China with its sole overland connection with the Indian Ocean via CPEC infrastructure in Pakistan. Photo:...

Will Pakistan ever develop friendlier ties with US?

In the months following the assumption of office in January 2021, US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken, hardly missed an occasion, wh...