The West Bengal government has come down hard on rackets run by private hospitals, with the passage of the West Bengal Clinical Establishment (Registration, Regulation and Transparency) Bill 2017 by the... More
(Exclusive):In September 2016, India’s long-standing effort to deepen its strategic relations with Kazakhstan experienced an important breakthrough with an Indian-Kazakhstan joint military exercise conducted on Kazakh soil. The energy-rich regional giant... More
The murder of noted Ambedkarite thinker, Dr. Krishna Kirwale in his home in Western Maharashtra’s Kolhapur district on Friday under mysterious circumstances has sent shockwaves across Maharashtra. He was 62.
According to... More
Indian Immigrant, Amit Chaudhary has been sentenced to 9 years in Federal Prison for Multimillion Dollar fraud scheme.
Amit Chaudhary said it was family loyalty that brought him in an international identity... More
(Exclusive): The Mughals and the British realized it would never be easy to manage Bengalis – much as the Afghans. Fiercely independent, argumentative, proud of their own language and culture, and... More
India has invited six countries including Pakistan to create a trans-continental rail network amid its long opposition to China initiated One Belt One Road (OBOR) and China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). It... More
India’s plans to procure strategic defence equipment from Russia including contracts of $5.5 billion for shipbuilding appear to be in jeopardy because Russian firms are unable to furnish the requisite guarantees... More
At the recently concluded Raisina Dialogue, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated that “only by respecting the sovereignty of countries involved, can regional connectivity corridors fulfil their promise and avoid differences and... More
President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday weighed in on the debate on free speech and nationalism following last week's violence at Ramjas College, saying there is "no room in India for the intolerant... More
Preparations have been on for quite some time now regarding Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s impending visit to India. Ministers and government officials have been visiting Bangladesh frequently as part of the process.... More
The victim won the recent village panchayat elections and became a sarpanch in upper castes-dominated Varsada village.
A 25-year-old Jaysukh Madhad, a Dalit Sarpanch in a village in Amreli district of Gujarat,... More
India and China have held first ever ‘strategic dialogue’ in Beijing in last week of February. Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui and Indian Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar led their respective... More
India's Central Reserve Police Force, responsible for handling protests in Kashmir, has said that a softer version of weapon would be used against protesters in Indian administered Kashmir.
"The pellet guns are... More
Sheikh Hasina and Aung San Suu Kyi have so much in common. Daughters of great fathers who spearheaded the freedom struggle of their countries, both lost their fathers before they could get to run or had just about run... More
A Times of India report of September 19 claimed that the US was “moving closer to designating Pakistan a terrorist state.” Reasons for this include, the report claimed, Pakistan’s non-cooperation in Afghanistan and its unwillingness to act against the... More
AASK’s speech could be the best delivered under the circumstances but it’s also full of misleading hopes and commitments never kept. The speech will buy time for the Myanmar military but may not do much at all to solving... More
Four hundred thousand Muslim Rohingyas have fled across the border to Bangladesh from Myanmar in the last 3 weeks to escape the army’s clearance operations. Human rights groups claim it’s a “scorched earth” policy – reminiscent of the military’s... More
The recently concluded BRICS summit was meaningful in anumber of ways. More than anything else, it left a powerful impression of increasing rapprochement between two Asian rivals, India and China, after two months of intense standoff in the Doklam... More