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Freedom House demotes India to ‘partly free’

Freedom House has downgraded India from "free" to "partly free," voicing fear that the world's largest democracy was sliding into authoritarianism under...

Will India-Pakistan LOC peace lead to Kashmir solution?

India and Pakistan have both announced to “strictly observe” the truce along the Line of Control and all other sectors “in the...

What does the agreement between Indian and Pakistani militaries on LoC...

The recent developments on the Line of Control have engendered a great deal of debate, or at least what passes for debate...

Violence in name of farmers’ rights, apparently, left her unmoved: India...

Responding to UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet statements on ongoing farmers' protest in India, Permanent Representative of India, Ambassador Indra Mani...

Modi miffed with ‘babus’

What prompted Narendra Modi, arguably the most decisive Prime Minister the nation ever had, to fly off the handle on one occasion...

Will Shabnam Ali be the first Muslim woman to be hanged...

The case of Shabnam Ali, a 38-year old woman on death row in India, has ignited a debate on the efficacy...

India renames world’s largest cricket stadium after PM Modi

India renamed the world’s largest cricket stadium after Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, a move that drew immediate praise and criticism....

Sonia Gandhi writes to PM over rising fuel prices, says they...

Writing to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over “spiralling” fuel and gas prices, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Sunday accused the government of...

Vilifying India’s protesting farmers is central to the BJP’s playbook

The BJP’s ‘anti-national’ discourse has had a devastating effect on the country’s religious minorities. The latest attempt by Hindu nationalists to brand...

Foreign diplomats check India’s easing of IIOJK clampdown

India is hosting international diplomats in Indian illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) to showcase efforts to restore normalcy over a year...

Businesses shut in protest as India takes foreign diplomats to tour...

Diplomats from nearly two dozen countries visited India-occupied Kashmir on Wednesday as residents of the region’s main city closed their shops and...

The war on humanity in Indian-occupied Kashmir

Today, India has lost its standing in the world as a secular and pluralistic democratic country. Under the rule...

Worsening human rights situation in IIOJK

As the people of Pakistan quite enthusiastically observed another Kashmir Solidarity Day on February 5, 2021 with President Dr Arif Alvi addressing...

Will scrap laws, if voted to power: Priyanka

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today said her party would scrap the farm law, if voted to power. Addressing...

India’s fight against China challenge must start with Budget 2021

In the backdrop of an economic contraction following the Covid pandemic, the Narendra Modi government will present the budget for 2021-22 next...

India’s farmers back at protest camp after deep challenge to PM...

Tens of thousands of farmers who stormed the historic Red Fort on India’s Republic Day were again camped outside the capital on...

PM Modi likely to address World Economic Forum on Jan 28

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to address the World Economic Forum (WEF) on January 28th, via video conference. Chinese President Xi...

RSS infiltration in US politics is a security concern

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was not wrong when in 2019, in the Howdy Modi rally in Houston, in front of99 percent...

A hug with Modi now endangers peace

India has become the largest modern day Roman amphitheatre where minorities, mostly Muslims and Dalits, are mocked and eviscerated mentally and physically....

UK PM Johnson urged to take up Kashmir dispute with Modi

British parliamentarian and head of All-Party Parliamentary Kashmir Group (APPKG), Debbie Abrahams has urged Prime Minister Boris Johnson to take note of...

India’s vaccination drive hits bump due to app glitch

India’s Covid-19 vaccination drive was still facing some delays on Sunday after it hit a bump on the first day due to...

India kicks off ‘world’s largest’ vaccination campaign

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the “world’s largest” vaccination campaign today as the populous nation tries to bring the Covid-19...

Modi at war with India

Famous political thinkers agree that a number of internal factors like the quantity of population, system of government, geographical location, economic output,...

Vaccine rollout from Jan 16, Modi calls it landmark step

India will launch the Covid-19 vaccination drive from January 16, with healthcare and frontline workers receiving the first shots.

The crony empire of the ruling party

The column is an elaboration of my Facebook post which I posted a few months back. And looking at the events going...

India farmers agree to meet gov’t over new laws they want...

Leaders of Indian farmers’ unions have agreed to meet federal ministers on Tuesday, possibly paving the way for the seventh round of...

India’s Modi calls farmer protests over contested laws politically motivated

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that protests by farmers against three laws brought by his government were politically motivated,...

India’s Modi visits Sikh temple as farm protests persist

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made an unscheduled visit to a Sikh temple in New Delhi, kneeling in respect and taking...

“PM Says Farm Laws Historic Gift, Farmers Don’t Want It”: Yogendra...

Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav today joined protesting farmers at a rally on the Delhi-Jaipur highway, which has been partially blocked, and...

How the RSS abroad enables fascism in India

In November 2011, the Overseas Friends of the BJP (OFBJP) — the international wing of India’s ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party...

Occupied Kashmir officials begin rounding up Rohingya refugees

Authorities in Occupied Kashmir have sent at least 168 Rohingya refugees to a holding centre, police said on Sunday, in a process...