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    Kashmir’s fate

    by AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on December 16, 2018

    KASHMIR has always been an eyesore for Hindu communalists. The instrument of accession was signed on the condition that its people would decide the dispute,...

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    Can it succeed where bogus secularism failed?

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on December 16, 2018

    IT WILL be impossible to resist the temptation of attributing Congress gains in the three northern states to Rahul Gandhi’s demonstrative adoption of Hinduism....

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    11 die after eating toxic rice at Indian temple

    Agence France-Presse . New DelhiAgence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 11:26am on December 15, 2018

    Eleven people have died after eating rice that had likely been contaminated with a toxic substance at a Hindu temple ceremony, a health official said...

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    HRW slams govt over repression on opposition activists

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    Human Rights Watch said on Friday that the security forces of Bangladesh had been arresting and intimidating opposition figures and threatening freedom of expression ahead...

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    India fight back with triple strike

    Agence France-Presse . Perth | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    Australia’s top order batsmen squandered a number of promising starts to cede an early advantage on Australia were pleased with their overall position at the...

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    Yearning for independence, democracy

    Gazi Mizanur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    AROUND the fag end of the British rule in India, World War I and II broke out with a gap of only 20 years....

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    13 feared dead in flooded Indian ‘rat hole’ mine

    Agence France-Presse. New Delhi | Updated at 11:55am on December 14, 2018

    At least 13 miners were feared dead after being trapped by flooding in an illegal ‘rat hole’ coal mine site in remote northeastern India, police...

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    Mahesh Bhatt confirms about Ranbir and Alia

    Culture Desk | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2018

    Love is in the air for Bollywood stars Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt who are busy romancing away, reports India Today. It was early this...

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    BJP aware it must tackle problems after state poll setbacks

    Reuters. New Delhi | Updated at 01:59pm on December 13, 2018

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party officials are gathering on Thursday for talks on a general election due by May, with their deliberations overshadowed...

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    BGB seizes 9.5 kg gunpowder in Chapainawabganj

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:26am on December 13, 2018

    The Border Guard Bangladesh seized 9.5 kilograms of gunpowder along the Bangladesh-India border in Kukripara area under Shibganj police station in Chapainawabganj on Wednesday....