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    India’s top court stays cattle slaughter ban

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:57am on July 12, 2017

    India’s top court on Tuesday stayed a nationwide ban imposed by prime minister Narendra Modi’s government on the sale of cattle for slaughter that had...

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    Shastri favourite as India coach

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on July 12, 2017

    Former skipper Ravi Shastri has emerged as the front-runner to be the new coach of India, but a final decision remains on hold until captain...

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    Jute goods exports to India fall by 50pc in Jan-June

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:01pm on July 11, 2017

    Exports of jute goods from Bangladesh to India almost halved in 2nd half of the just concluded financial year 2016-17 compared to the same period...

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    Spirit of ’62

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 12, 2017

    IN A subcontinent dominated by Pak-India conflicts, the short, sharp Sino-Indian war of 1962 remains rather neglected, with little analysis of how it helped shaped...

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    Indian Supreme Court suspends cattle slaughter ban

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 04:47pm on July 11, 2017

    India’s Supreme Court has suspended a proposed law banning the trade of cattle for slaughter. The government said the law, introduced in...

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    Seven Hindu pilgrims killed in militant attack in Kashmir

    Associated Press | Updated at 08:55am on July 11, 2017

    Gunmen sprayed bullets on a passenger bus bringing Hindu pilgrims back from a cave shrine in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Monday, killing at least seven of...

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    Flood situation worsens as India opens barrage

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:14am on July 11, 2017

    The onrush of water from upstream in India swelled cross-border rivers Teesta and Dharla overnight, worsening flood situation in Bangladesh’s north on Monday, as India...

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    Extremist wanted by India, involved in Gulshan attack held

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:05am on July 09, 2017

    An extremist suspect who, among others, allegedly had involvement in the Holey Artisan attack, was arrested at Shibganj in Chapainawabganj early Saturday along with three...

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    21 Bangladeshi food items with BSTI certification to enter India without test

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:37pm on July 08, 2017

    Indian high commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Saturday said that Bangladeshi exporters could export 21 food items, certified by Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution, to...

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    Menace of lobbyists

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 09, 2017

    NEW Delhi has long been infested with lobbyists. They swarm all over. Their presence and clout have increased with the size and affluence of India’s...