The collapse of the PDP-BJP coalition sets Jammu and Kashmir on course for its 8th spell of Governor's rule. A look back at the previous spells, ranging from as short as 15 days to as long as 6 years.
Shujaat Bukhari advocated peace, wore many hats, walked a tightrope, in an unforgiving landscape
The recasting of the old, more China-centric term Asia-Pacific into the Indo-Pacific (with the blessings of the United States) is by itself an indication of how India may now see the upcoming contest between Maldives and Indonesia for a seat at the old horseshoe.
Nasim Zehra had reported this “deal” at the time, and it was not denied by the Indian side. Her book From Kargil to The Coup: Events That Shook Pakistan, released in Pakistan last week, contains more details.
Earlier this month, Durrani and former Army chief Gen Mirza Aslam Beg were summoned by Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for questioning in what has come to be known as Mehrangate.
Location of the dam close to LoC underlines India’s confidence in handling the challenge. Recent infiltration is the cause for review of structure’s security.
How another portrait caused a scare in a Chennai home
On Monday, Thirumani, who was travelling with his parents to a resort in Gulmarg, was hit on the left of his head by a stone during a protest at Narbal on the outskirts of Srinagar. He was admitted to a hospital where he succumbed to injuries.
Seeming protest of the powerless against the might of the state now appears as an end in itself, or worse, a weapon with which to intimidate or hurt the helpless, vulnerable.
Long objected to by Pakistan, the Rs 5,750-crore Kishanganga Hydro Electric Project is finally set to be inaugurated by PM Modi next month.
Insightful accounts of the Rohingya crisis unfolding in Myanmar and its deep resonance across South Asia.
India has much to learn from the way Sri Lankan Parliament conducted the no-confidence motion against the government.
Pakistan Army chief has spoken of peace with India and ‘de-weaponisation’ in his country. Is it an old trope or a nod to a new geopolitics?
What explains the rioting that has led to the declaration of an emergency in the island nation? Once the LTTE had been defeated, it was almost as though Sinhala-Buddhist extremism needed a new enemy.
In Kathua, the arrests of a minor and two special police officers, Deepak Khajuria and Surinder Verma, for the crime have sharpened the communal divide
The girl’s body was found on January 17, seven days after she went missing. She had been allegedly raped and strangled, said police.
A shock sweep by a party backed by former President Mahinda Rajapakse has raised the spectre of the Sri Lankan government collapsing. Here is why India is watching the situation with concern.
It is easy to see inside several military camps, and the holes in the perimeter walls of many are plugged with iron-sheet jugaad.
Asma fought Zia’s military dictatorship, her lawyer’s office in Lahore becoming a shelter of sorts for those persecuted by the regime. She was also at the forefront of the battle, against the anti-women Hudood laws that Zia introduced.
Emergency in Maldives: India indicating that it was closely watching the situation in the Indian Ocean and hoped that all regional powers play a constructive role.
Writer-scholar Rana Safvi says it is imperative for Delhi to hold on to its cosmopolitan culture. Her latest book "The Forgotten Cities of Delhi" emerges at a time when there is a brazen attempt to re-write Indian history with demonisation of the Mughals.