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AFGHANISTAN

India wary as Afghans discuss interim govt – Part 1

Posted By admin

India’s NSA Ajit Doval (L) met chairman of Afghan High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah (R), New Delhi, October 5, 2020 The visit to New Delhi by Abdullah Abdullah, chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation in Afghanistan, becomes an event of major importance for a variety of reasons, the

BANGLADESH

Indian diplomat lands in Dhaka to salvage ties

Posted By Md. Kamruzzaman

DHAKA, Bangladesh Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Tuesday reached Bangladesh on a two-day visit. The visit is being seen as a last-ditch effort by New Delhi to consolidate its regional position amid growing influence of China. India and Bangladesh have tr

PAKISTAN

Modi is a threat to India’s unity

Posted By Hammad Sarfraz

Sweden-based expert on peace and conflict criticizes the BJP leader over his policies in Kashmir and towards Muslims   Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist agenda, the vilification of religious minorities, and his foreign mi

INDIA

India towards a police-state?

Posted By Dr. Prem Singh

“Members of the police shall exercise their functions, powers and duties as impartial servants of the general public and the Government of the day. … No member of the police may be ordered or forced to exercise his other functions or powers or deploy police resources to promote or undermine any political

KASHMIR-RIGHS

Modi is a threat to India’s unity

Posted By Hammad Sarfraz

Sweden-based expert on peace and conflict criticizes the BJP leader over his policies in Kashmir and towards Muslims   Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist agenda, the vilification of religious minorities, and his foreign mi

NEPAL

Washington Provoking India to a War With China?

Posted By F. William Engdahl

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a recent video conference suggested that the US might move some of its troops from Germany to the region around India, citing growing US security concerns in the Asian region. Given the dramatic rise in tensions between India and China over disputed borders in the region of Nepal and Bhutan where several so

SRI LANKA

Who benefited from Sri Lankan tragedy?

Posted By Adeela Naureen

A devastating series of eight bomb blasts ripped through churches holding Easter services and high-end hotels in Sri Lanka on 21 Apr 19, killing nearly 300 people, including dozens of foreigners and injuring nearly 500. International media especially that of India are in the forefront in reporting that a local Islamist extremi

GLOBL

It Was Inevitable That India Would Seek to Actively..

Posted By Andrew Korybko

It Was Inevitable That India Would Seek to Actively ‘Contain’ China There’s no longer any doubt that India seeks to actively “contain” China after the latest incident between Asia’s two most populous countries over the weekend along the Line

EDITOR'S PICK

In India, the pandemic is a prize for some and punishment..

Posted By Robert Gallimore

In India, the pandemic is a prize for some and punishment for others BBC news recently ran a piece on the Covid-19 pandemic in India. It was a seemingly equivocal survey of the obvious problems that would manifest themselves in a country with minimal welfare provisions and the

CHINA

It Was Inevitable That India Would Seek to Actively..

Posted By Andrew Korybko

It Was Inevitable That India Would Seek to Actively ‘Contain’ China There’s no longer any doubt that India seeks to actively “contain” China after the latest incident between Asia’s two most populous countries over the weekend along the Line