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India Warns Pakistan of More Pain in Kashmir

India warns Pakistan

India warned Pakistan on Tuesday of more “pain” if it continues to violate the ceasefire along the Kashmir border. Defence Minister Arun Jaitley told NDTV it’s up to Islamabad to create the conditions for a resumption of talks.  “Our conventional strength is far more than theirs. So if they persist with this, they’ll feel the […]

Hindu-Muslim Clashes in Indian Gujarat 40 Arrested

Hindu Muslim Clashes

Authorities in India’s Gujarat state arrested at least 40 people after late-night clashes between Hindus and Muslims in the city of Vadodara and suspended mobile phone Internet and bulk text messaging services for four days, officials said on Sunday.  Crowds from the two religious communities pelted each other with stones and set several vehicles alight […]

‘Indian Films Rank High On Sexualisation of Women’ UN Report

Indian films rank

 India tops the charts in showing attractive women in its movies and as much as 35 per cent of these women characters are shown with some nudity, finds a first-ever U.N. sponsored global study of women characters in popular films across the world. The study, commissioned by the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, […]

India Says no Plans for Modi-Sharif Meeting in New York

Nawaz Sharif and Narendra Modi photos

There are “no plans” for a meeting between Indian and Pakistani prime ministers on the margins of the UN General Assembly in New York this week, India’s foreign ministry spokesman said on Tuesday. As part of “neighbours first” policy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to meet the leaders of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal, […]

China to Invest $20 Billion in India

China to invest india

China is not a warlike nation, President Xi Jinping said on Thursday, during a rare trip to neighbour India that was dominated by a standoff on a barren Himalayan plateau between soldiers from the world’s two most populous nations.  Robust comments from India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the dispute in territory claimed by […]

Chinese President to Visit India Next Week

Chinese President Xi Jinping

China’s President Xi Jinping will make his first official visit to rival Asian giant India next week, officials said Tuesday, as expanding trade between the two remains overshadowed by territorial disputes. The announcement came just a week after India’s recently elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Tokyo pledging to take ties to a “new level”, a […]

India Child Rape: Court Frees Three Suspects

India child rape

An Indian court has freed three men arrested earlier this year on suspicion of raping and murdering two girls found hanged outside their village. Judge Anil Kumar Sharma ordered the men’s release on Thursday after India’s Central Bureau of Investigation said it did not have enough evidence to prosecute them. Their release came days after […]

Former Indian Cricketer Vinod Kambli Turns Loan Defaulter

indian cricketer Vinod Kambli

Even though cricketers, Sachin and Vinod Kambli started their careers together, both of them have a huge difference in terms of records and paying their bills. While the former enjoys the status of a god, the latter seems to be controversy’s child. Years later, Kambli is in the news again after a Dombivli bank issued […]

India Raises Military Spending By 12pc

India military

India yesterday announced it would lift the cap on foreign direct investment in the defence sector to 49 percent and announced a 12-percent rise in military spending as part of efforts to modernise its armed forces.  In his first budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley raised defence spending for the current financial year to 2.29 trillion […]

Allegation of NSA Spying On BJP Throws Shadow on Modi-US Handshake

NSA spying on BJP

Preparations for a grand handshake between Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama in Washington this September were on Tuesday clouded by revelations that the US may have spied since 2010 on the Prime Minister’s party, the BJP. The disclosures led India’s foreign ministry to issue a firm but non-animated response, even as the BJP fronted only […]

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