Category: India Politics

India says war no solution, border stand-off with China can be resolved with talks

STORY: Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday (august 03) said the border stand-off with China cannot be resolved through a war but can be settled through...

Foreign minister says India secured release of 251 fishermen from Sri Lanka in 2017

STORY: Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday (August 03) told Parliament that the government had secured the release of 251 fishermen and 42 boats from Sri...

Hundreds run to spread message of peace in Indian Kashmir

STORY: Hundreds of people from all walks of life and across age groups took part in a marathon in India’s northern Srinagar city on Sunday (July 30) to spread the...

Hundreds run to spread message of peace in Indian Kashmir

STORY: Hundreds of people from all walks of life and across age groups took part in a marathon in India’s northern Srinagar city on Sunday (July 30) to spread the...

Alliance of Modi’s ruling party wins trust vote in India’s eastern state

STORY: Chief of India’s eastern Bihar state Nitish Kumar, who joined forces with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party dealing a blow to the opposition, won...

Indian President Kovind’s village erupts in joy as he takes oath

STORY: Indian President Ram Nath Kovind’s native village of Paraukh in northern Kanpur Dehat district erupted into joy as he took the oath of office on Tuesday (July...

India’s BJP-backed candidate Kovind wins presidential election

STORY: Ram Nath Kovind, a low-caste politician backed by the ruling coalition, won presidential election on Thursday (July 20), tightening the governing alliance’s...

India’s Congress protests against indefinite strike in northeastern state

STORY: India’s opposition Congress party on Wednesday (July 19) called for a 12-hour strike in northeastern Tripura state against the indefinite rail and road blockade...

PM Modi urges Indian states to curb violence by cow protection groups

STORY: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday (July 16) called on states to do more to prevent attacks on people accused of eating beef or slaughtering cows, an...

Will not allow illegal abattoirs to run, says India’s northern state chief

STORY: Chief of India’s northern Uttar Pradesh state, Yogi Adityanath, on Wednesday (July 05) reiterated that no illegal abattoirs would be allowed to run in the state...