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Why the apathy? Analyses & Assessments

Why the apathy?

63 children have reportedly died at Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College hospital in Gorakhpur from August 27 and August 29. Over 100 children have...

Lessons for India-China Analyses & Assessments

Lessons for India-China

India and China have called off the military stand-off at Doklam ahead of the BRIC Summit. However, what does the future hold for the two fastest...

Stand-off called off Analyses & Assessments

Stand-off called off

India and China have announced that the military stand-off between the two nations in the Doklam plateau has been called off. In June 2017, a...

The next Uber CEO Analyses & Assessments

The next Uber CEO

Uber has made an offer to Dara Khosrowshahi to become the company’s next Chief Executive Officer. Khosrowshahi is currently the CEO of Expedia, a...

The rule of law Analyses & Assessments

The rule of law

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the self-styled guru of the Dera Sacha Saudu, has been sentenced to 20 years in jail after being convicted of rape. The Dera...

Mobocracy in Haryana Analyses & Assessments

Mobocracy in Haryana

At least 31 people have died in the violence that erupted at Panchkula town after religious leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was convicted of rape....

Right to Privacy Analyses & Assessments

Right to Privacy

The Supreme Court of India has ruled that the right to privacy is “intrinsic to life and liberty.” A nine-judge Constitution bench made the historic...

Triple talaq banned Analyses & Assessments

Triple talaq banned

In a historic move, the Supreme Court of India has ruled that the instant triple talaq practiced among some Muslims in the country is...

Utter chaos? Analyses & Assessments

Utter chaos?

China has said that there would be “utter chaos” if India does not back down from the stand-off at the Doklam plateau. In June 2017, a skirmish broke...

China-India impasse Analyses & Assessments

China-India impasse

India is confident about resolving the current military stand-off with China through diplomacy. According to a Times of India report, top officials...

The fate of Rohingya Analyses & Assessments

The fate of Rohingya

Human rights groups have condemned the Indian government’s decision to deport 40,000 Rohingya Muslims. Groups like the Human Rights Watch (HRW) have...

China-India military skirmish Analyses & Assessments

China-India military skirmish

A scuffle broke out between the boat patrols from India and China at Pangong Lake in Ladakh. Reportedly 15 Chinese soldiers had crossed into Indian...

Pakistan violates ceasefire Analyses & Assessments

Pakistan violates ceasefire

Pakistan has reportedly violated ceasefire and began firing and shelling posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Poonch district. According to...

70 years of partition Analyses & Assessments

70 years of partition

On August 1947, India got its independence with the end of the British Raj. Before independence was declared, India under British Raj was partitioned...

Healthcare in India Analyses & Assessments

Healthcare in India

In the span of one week, close to 70 children have died at the Baba Raghav Das Medical College in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. Reportedly some of the...

India-Bhutan team up? Analyses & Assessments

India-Bhutan team up?

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj has met with her Bhutanese counterpart Damcho Dorji. The meeting comes during the ongoing military stand-off...

India’s new Vice President Analyses & Assessments

India’s new Vice President

Venkaiah Naidu has been elected as the 15th Vice President of India. He will assume the office when the current Vice President, Mohammad Hamid Ansari...

IT raid on Karnataka minister Analyses & Assessments

IT raid on Karnataka minister

The Income Tax Department has conducted search and seizure operations at a resort in Bangalore, India that was housing 44 legislators..

China sends clear message Analyses & Assessments

China sends clear message

Chinese President Xi Jinping has relayed a clear message to the world – infringing on Chinese sovereignty is a red line and will evoke a response...

Withdraw troops, then talk Analyses & Assessments

Withdraw troops, then talk

India will have to withdraw all its troops from the disputed border before China agrees to any “meaningful” dialogue with the nation. The border...