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    Ambassadors alive

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2020

    THE ambassador is not dead; he is very much alive. Diplomatic services from which ambassadors are drawn are alive as well. The government of India...

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    Liberty at the government’s whim

    Suhrith Parthasarathy | Updated at 12:00am on February 14, 2020

    FUNDAMENTAL rights, we have been repeatedly been told, do not exist in silos. The values inherent in the rights to equality, freedom of expression and...

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    Muslim world politics

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 10, 2020

    THE Organisation of Islamic Cooperation is holding a preparatory meeting of its senior officials in Jeddah for the 47th session of the council of foreign...

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    Destroying Kashmir

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on February 09, 2020

    FOR 70 years, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and its political departments the Jana Sangh (founded in 1951) and its successor the BJP (now in power)...

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    India ends internet blackout in Kashmir

    Agence France-Presse . Srinagar | Updated at 12:59am on January 26, 2020

    Indian authorities on Saturday restored internet in Indian Kashmir after a five-and-a half-month blackout but maintained a block on social media sites. Prime minister Narendra...

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    Five more Kashmir leaders released

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:23am on January 18, 2020

    Three former legislators are among five politicians released by the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday as part of an ongoing exercise to free detainees...

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    Rough weather kills 130 in Pakistan, Afghanistan

    Agence France-Presse. Islamabad, Pakistan | Updated at 10:25pm on January 14, 2020

    Avalanches, flooding and harsh winter weather has killed more than 130 people across Pakistan and Afghanistan in recent days, officials said Tuesday, as authorities struggled...

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    Indian police officer held for helping Kashmir extremists

    Agence France-Presse . Srinagar | Updated at 01:31am on January 13, 2020

    A decorated Indian officer has been arrested for helping to transport rebel extremists in Kashmir, the police chief of the restive and highly-militarised Himalayan province...

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    India top court orders review of longest internet shutdown in Kashmir

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:02am on January 11, 2020

    India’s supreme court has asked the government to review the suspension of internet services in Indian-administered Kashmir within a week, reports BBConline on Friday. The...

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    EU spurns guided tour of Kashmir

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on January 10, 2020

    The European Union refused to take part in a rare diplomatic visit to Indian Kashmir starting Thursday because they will not be allowed to meet...