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China offers aid to Nepal, unsettling India’s attempt to woo back...

The development is important as it comes on the eve of Nepalese president's India visit next week and it could circumscribe India-Nepal efforts to...

West Bengal municipal polls: Trinamool wins all 7 bodies

The Trinamool Congress has won all seven urban local body elections that were held in West Bengal on Sunday. The results were announced on...

US State Dept report says India flouts its constitution on religious...

The US State Department’s report on religious freedom in India during 2016, says that under the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government, India has been...

China is key to Sri Lanka’s progress: Survey

Close to 72% of the respondents of an islandwide poll conducted for business magazine LMD by research firm Kantar TNS believe that China is...

Bangladesh sees fresh influx of Rohingya from Myanmar

Hundreds of Rohingya Muslims have crossed into Bangladesh in recent days following a fresh military build-up in Myanmar's Rakhine state, community leaders said Wednesday. They...

Taliban warns Trump against sending in more troops

The Taliban told U.S. President Donald Trump in an open letter on Tuesday that the military situation in Afghanistan was "far worse than you...

India-Pakistan partition 70 years on: Wrenched apart by history

From barbed grins in a carefully synchronised daily flag ceremony to murderous exchanges across barbed wire in Kashmir, the India-Pakistan border is a 70-year-old...

Indian forces kill almost 1000 Bangladeshis in last 10 years

Border killings, human trafficking, drug dealing, cattle trade and smuggling are among the many challenges pertaining to border security between the two neighbors, Bangladesh...

India to deport all Rohingyas regardless of UN rule

All of an estimated 40,000 Rohingya Muslims living in India are illegal immigrants, even those registered with the UN refugee agency, and the government...

India-China trade war looms as Chinese products face anti-dumping duties

Amid the Doklam standoff, a trade war appears to be looming between India and China after New Delhi last week imposed anti-dumping duties on 93...

Myanmar Buddhists protest against aid in Rakhine

Hundreds of Buddhists took to the streets in western Myanmar on Sunday to protest against aid organisations they accuse of giving support to Muslim...

China seeks to drive wedge between India and Bhutan

The Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan is finest generally known as an idyllic getaway for rich vacationers searching for the religious and unique. Now, nevertheless,...

China-India rivalry is helping Nepal get back on track

Three years after its last train hit the buffers, Nepal is building a new railway network to boost its ailing economy – helped by...

Chinese Navy eyes Indian Ocean to extend reach

Amid the standoff between Indian and Chinese troops in Doklam area in Sikkim sector, Union Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday assured the Lok Sabha...

Maharashtra govt wants SC to allow cops to raid for beef

Maharashtra might have had banned cow slaughter as far back as in 1976, but some aspects of the anti-beef hysteria have been taking shape...

Indian military’s 7 ‘sins’ in trespassing into Chinese territory

Nearly two months have passed since Indian troops illegally crossed the China-India boundary in Sikkim Sector, and there is no sign of withdrawal so...

BD Law Commission chief criticises SC verdict on 16th constitutional amendment

Bangladesh Law Commission Chairman Justice ABM Khairul Haque has censured the Supreme Court verdict that declared illegal the 16th Amendment to the Constitution. Former chief...

PML-N drops previous plan, Shahbaz to head

Shahbaz Sharif, the brother of ousted Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif, will head the ruling PML-N instead of contesting a parliamentary by-election for the vacant...

Diplomacy to defuse Indo-China border crisis slams into a wall

India's diplomatic efforts to end a seven-week military standoff with China have hit a roadblock, people briefed on the talks said, prompting Chinese state-run...

Afghanistan: Trump’s frustration echoes Obama years

Since taking office, U.S. President Donald Trump has shown an affinity, and perhaps even a deference, to the generals he has surrounded himself with...

China will annihilate all Indian troops: Chinese media warns PM Modi

Amid the ongoing standoff between Indian and Chinese soldiers in Sikkim, a new editorial of Chinese state daily Global Times on Friday targeted Prime...