PM Narendra Modi’s Second US Visit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has turned what might have been a quick cameo United Nations summit this week into a high-profile tour of the U.S. in his latest push to raise India’s global profile. Mr. Modi’s six-day visit, which [...]
Indo-Pak NSA Talks

Another Failed Effort – Indo-Pak NSA Talks

Saturday called off the Indo-Pak NSA-level talks, hours after India made it clear that discussions on Kashmir and a meeting with separatists will not be acceptable. “There will be no talks,” Swaraj declared when asked what would [...]

Aisa Yeh Jahaan (The World It Is) Review

Aisa Yeh Jahaan is India’s first carbon neutral film, directed and written by debutant Assamese director Biswajeet Bora and produced by Maya Kholie. The film stars Palash Sen, Ira Dubey and Kymsleen Kholie in lead roles. The film [...]
Baahubali An Unforgettable Cinematic Experience

Baahubali- An Unforgettable Cinematic Experience

‘Baahubali: The Beginning’, is a 2015 Indian bilingual epic historical fiction film directed by S. S. Rajamouli. Produced by Shobu Yarlagadda and Prasad Devineni, it is the first of two cinematic parts. The film was simultaneously [...]
Modi-Sharif Talks

Modi-Sharif Talks

The meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in Russia, which resulted in an agreement on five steps to take forward stalled bilateral relations, was on Saturday welcomed by the Pakistani media [...]

45 Deaths and Counting, The Curious Case of Vyapam Scam

What is Vyapam Scam? The Vyapam scam is an admission and recruitment scam involving politicians, senior officials and businessmen in  Madhya Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB), popularly known by its Hindi acronym “Vyapam” [...]

India Abstains From Voting on UNHRC Vote

On Friday, India abstained on a United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution condemning Israel over a UN report into the alleged war crimes committed during the 2014 Gaza conflict – marking a significant change in India’s [...]

US Supreme Court Legalizes Gay Marriage Nationwide

The US Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex marriage is a legal right across the United States. It means the 14 states with bans on same-sex marriage will no longer be able to enforce them. In what may prove the most important civil rights [...]

The Sushma Swaraj and Lalit Modi Scandal

Her supporters recall her early rise in politics and the fact that she was Haryana’s youngest cabinet minister in 1977 at the age of 25. Today, 38 years later, Sushma Swaraj finds herself facing accusations of having lobbied on behalf of [...]
Gilgit Baltistan Elections

Pakistan Conducts Gilgit-Baltistan Elections

The Narendra Modi government on Tuesday slammed recent elections in Gilgit and Baltistan area and said the exercise is an attempt by Pakistan to deny the people of the region their political rights. Gilgit-Baltistan region  is the northernmost administrative [...]