Arul Louis

Arul Louis

About Arul Louis

The author a New York-based journalist, is a non-resident Senior Fellow of the Society for Policy Studies

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India has world's largest migrant diaspora, present in all continents, in all regions: UN

India has the world's largest diaspora with about 18 million people born there now living abroad, according to John Wilmoth, the director of UN's Population Division at the Department of Economic and Social Affairs

UN to restart negotiations for Security Council reform

The stalled negotiations for reforming the United Nations Security Council will restart on January 25, General Assembly President Volkan Bozkır said on Friday

Sonia Agarwal to be climate policy adviser for Biden

An expert on energy and climate change, Sonia Aggarwal was named on Thursday by President-elect Joe Biden as the senior advisor for climate policy and innovation, the latest of several key Indian-American nominees for his administration

William Burns, who guided India-US nuclear deal but is critical of Modi, named CIA chief

Drawing on his experience of working with New Delhi, Burns wrote in what could be his roadmap for relations between New Delhi and Washington, emphasising continuity saying that it was bigger than the ties between President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Modi, writes Arul Louis for South Asia Monitor

Writer Ved Mehta, who overcame blindness with literary prowess, dies at 86

Ved Mehta, who shined a bright literary light of evocativeness and imagery overcoming his blindness, has died here at the age of 86

US charges three Sri Lankans in 2019 Easter terrorist attacks

A US federal prosecutor has charged three Sri Lankans in a Los Angeles court in connection with the 2019 Easter Sunday terrorist attack on the island nation that killed 268 people, including five Americans

Vanita Gupta, Biden nominee for associate AG, recalls racial bigotry as child in America

President-Elect Joe Biden's pick to be associate attorney general Vanita Gupta has recalled her experience of racial bigotry as a four-year-old while she pledged her commitment to civil rights and justice reform

Biden to name Indian American civil rights activist Vanita Gupta as associate attorney general: Reports

US President-elect Joe Biden is planning to name Indian American civil rights activist Vanita Gupta to be the associate attorney general, according to several media reports quoting unnamed sources close to him

'India will be a voice against terrorism, be a bridge-builder at UNSC'

India will be the voice against terrorism at the Security Council, but will also act a healer and a bridge-builder within the polarised body, according to India's Permanent Representative T.S. Tirumurti

India calls for global efforts against terrorists acquiring chemical weapons

India has expressed concern over the possibility of terrorists getting hold of chemical weapons and called for unrelenting global action against them


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