EAM Jaishankar Condemns Pakistan On Raising Bilateral Issues At SCO Meet

EAM Jaishankar Condemns Pakistan On Raising Bilateral Issues At SCO Meet

“It is unfortunate to note that there have been repeated attempts to deliberately bring bilateral issues into SCO. This violates the well-established principles and norms of SCO Charter,” said India’s External Affairs Minister Dr S. Jaishankar at the 20th meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on November 25. The SCO Council of Heads of […]

Biden Invites Taiwan To Democracy Summit; China Left Out Of List

Biden Invites Taiwan To Democracy Summit; China Left Out Of List

The Biden administration has invited Taiwan to its “Summit for Democracy” next month, a move that has infuriated China, which regards Taiwan as its territory. According to the list of participants published on Tuesday, China has not been included. It has been reported that the Taiwan Foreign Ministry will be represented by Digital Minister Audrey […]

Centre Declares Withdrawal Of The Three Contentious Farm Laws

Centre Declares Withdrawal Of The Three Contentious Farm Laws

At 9 am today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on concerns of farmers and agricultural laws. He said that the process of repealing the three farm laws would be completed during the upcoming session of the Parliament. “We tried our best to explain to farmers. We were even ready to modify the laws, […]

Gujarat Locals Question BJP Government Over Food Policing Directive

Gujarat Locals Question BJP Government Over Food Policing Directive

Following the announcement of a “massive campaign” against non-vegetarian street food in Gujarat, the BJP leadership clarified that the campaign should not be misconstrued as targeting non-vegetarian food. According to the authorities, action was implemented only against those encroaching on footpaths and constricting traffic. The Town Planning Committee of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) had […]

Char Dham Project: Defence Concerns In Feud With Environmental Fragility

Char Dham Project: Defence Concerns In Feud With Environmental Fragility

On Thursday, November 12, the central government informed the Supreme Court that it needs wider roads in the mountainous Char Dham region of Uttarakhand so that military equipment can be transported to the area near the Indo-China border. “The army has to take the BrahMos… a large area will be required. If it results in […]

What Is The Belarus-Poland Border Crisis?

What Is The Belarus-Poland Border Crisis?

Tensions along the border between Poland and Belarus continue to rise. Earlier this week, Polish authorities said that a large number of people were trying to cross the border between the two countries. Many migrants have flocked to Belarus’ border with Poland, hoping to get to Western Europe. They have set up makeshift camps at […]

Ex-Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh Arrested In Money Laundering Case

Ex-Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh Arrested In Money Laundering Case

Anil Deshmukh, the former Maharashtra home minister was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) after being questioned for over 12 hours at its office in connection with a money laundering and corruption case filed against him. He was kept at the ED office from 12 noon to until after midnight. The Indian Express reported that Deshmukh […]

Why Has Tripura Erupted In Communal Violence After Decades Of Peace?

Why Has Tripura Erupted In Communal Violence After Decades Of Peace?

Violence erupted in Tripura as a result of clashes between the police and Hindu groups. The groups were protesting against the police’s refusal to permit them to hold a rally against the recent attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh. The police increased security in many areas and restricted gatherings. Earlier this month, rumours were spread that […]

Farmers’ Protest: Delhi Police Removes Barricades From Ghazipur, Tikri Borders

Farmers' Protest: Delhi Police Removes Barricades From Ghazipur, Tikri Borders

The Delhi Police began removing barricades from the Ghazipur border today where farmers have been protesting against the three farm laws proposed by the Centre. Similar scenes were witnessed at the Tikri border on Thursday night. Priyanka Kashyap, DCP (East district), told the Indian Express that the traffic movement will begin soon after the barricades […]