Daily Archives: December 31, 2016

BIMSTEC connectivity for food security

  Connectivity and infrastructure development received the utmost importance at the meeting of the BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) member countries in Thimphu, the...

China blocks India’s bid at UN to blacklist Jaish-e  chief Masood Azhar

China has blocked India's request to add the head of the Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) to a UN Security Council blacklist of groups linked to al Qaeda, India...

Assam 2016: Citizenship for minorities a big worry

For Assam, 2016 was one of the most eventful years in the recent past, with politics centering round the issue of protecting the indigenous communities from a “demographic invasion”...

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav expeled  from party by father Mulayam

THE FAMILY feud in the Samajwadi Party (SP) reached a breaking point on Friday as party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav expelled his son and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and...

US urges amicable solution of Indus Waters Treaty dispute between India, Pakistan

US Secretary of State John Kerry made a telephone call to the Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar on Thursday night in which he said United States was aware of...

India journeys from multilateral to bilateral

Donald Trump’s win in the U.S. presidential elections, Britain’s Brexit vote, Russia’s successes in Syria, Chinese actions in South China Sea and North Korea’s testing  of H-bomb parts —...