Daily Archives: January 27, 2017

New Delhi waiting for Trumps policy on Afghanistan

Afghanistan has been one of the most uncertain issues since Donald Trump assumed US president’s office. This is the country where U.S. is engaged in a war for the...

Afghan, Pakistani Visa Applicants to Face ‘Extreme Vetting’ in US

US President Donald Trump has indicated that both Afghanistan and Pakistan will be among the countries whose citizens will have to go through an “extreme vetting” process before entering...

India’s Meghalaya Governor resigns over molestation allegation

Governor of the Indian state of Meghalaya V Shanmuganathan has resigned after a section of Raj Bhavan employees demanded his removal for “seriously compromising” the dignity of the gubernatorial...

U.S. Role in South Asia

The Trump administration confronts a South Asia in which competitive geopolitics between India and Pakistan are intensifying. Both India and Pakistan have accused each other of interfering in one...

India should stop meddling in Nepal’s internal affairs, says opposition party

Nepal opposition party CPN-UML Secretary Yogesh Bhattarai has said Nepal-India ties will become affable only after India stops meddling in the internal affairs of Nepal. Stating that Nepal-India has been...

TAPI gas project delayed by one year

The $10 billion TAPI (Turkmenistan-Afghanis-tan-Pakistan-India) gas pipeline has been delayed by one year as it was earlier scheduled to be operational in 2019 but on account of delay in...

Pak PM discusses India’s violation of Indus Water Treaty with World Bank CEO

Pakistan’s  Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Thursday hoped that the World Bank would play a lead role in resolution of disputes between India and Pakistan regarding construction of Hydro...

Never Again, Says Shiv Sena On Alliance With BJP

The Shiv Sena, which rules Maharashtra along with the BJP, has ruled out all future alliances with the party in future. The current alliance will stay, but the two...
Subir Bhaumik on Bangali solution

SOUTHERN EYE: Whither Act East!

(SouthAsianMonitor Exclusive): Deepa Karmakar, India's best ever international gymnast who barely missed an Olympic medal at Rio, has a major problem -- her autograph seekers in Delhi, at least most...