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Nirmala Ganapathy

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More tensions and violence in Kashmir after sudden dismissal of state...

Controversy over the sudden dissolution of the Jammu and Kashmir assembly last week is further stoking political tensions in the Indian state, which is...

Recovering India’s stolen art pieces

Two rare 12th-century stone statues originally from India, which were on display in museums in the United States, have returned home. They were handed over...

India watchful amid developments in Sri Lanka

The return of Mahinda Rajapaksa to power in Sri Lanka amid political turmoil has triggered concern in India, with analysts warning it could lead...

Nepal skips drills with India but joins one with China

Nepal's decision to participate in a counter-terror drill with China while declining to participate in multilateral drills organised by India has triggered speculation of...

Improving India-Pakistan ties remains a challenge after Imran Khan’s win, say...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi early this week expressed his hope for peace when he called cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan to congratulate him on his...

RIGHT-WING TROLLS TARGET SENIOR INDIAN MINISTER

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is usually praised on Twitter for her quick response to Indian nationals seeking help from any part of the...

India, China may face new border flare-up: Experts

China and India could soon be facing another border flare-up, according to analysts and think-tanks, following a build-up of defence capabilities over the past...

Modi corrects course, woos farmers and poor

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced an aggressive reachout to farmers and the poor in the new Budget, but analysts say it remains...

India wary of China’s South Asia push

China and Maldives signed a free trade agreement this month, and Sri Lanka recently handed over a major port to Beijing. These moves by China...

India looks to Iranian port as Central Asia gateway

Some call it a potential game-changer for India, noting that the new port facility will offer the country a gateway into Central Asia and...

A family worries over toxic air’s chilling effects

I have been living in Delhi for nearly two decades and my husband for many more years. Even though we come from different parts...

India increases its presence in Indian Ocean, with an eye on...

The Indian Navy is increasing its presence in the Indian Ocean with a permanent deployment of over a dozen ships, including on important sea...

Taj Mahal becomes target of BJP leaders

The Taj Mahal - a monument of a ruler's love for his wife - remains one of the world's top tourist draws, rivalling other...

Mattis lays groundwork for deeper defence ties with India

United States Defence Secretary James Mattis says his country is looking to share some of its "most advanced defence technologies" with India in a...

China-India stand-off ‘has to do with Bhutan’

For more than a month, Indian and Chinese troops have been squaring off over a small Himalayan plateau in the worst military stand-off in...

Concerns abound as India rolls out GST

India's goods and services tax (GST) starts on Saturday  - the biggest tax reform since its independence from colonial rule, but many businesses feel...

Singapore artists add dash of colour to Delhi station

The Arjan Garh metro station in New Delhi is getting a colourful makeover with the help of two urban artists from Singapore. The young women...

‘Wishmasters’ weave through traffic to fulfil orders

Dwarfed by a big blue bag on his shoulders, Mr Neeraj Prasad Jaiswal carefully manoeuvres between other vehicles on his Honda motorbike down a...
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