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CHRI asks Indian government to uphold constitutional obligations in Assam

Noting the emerging situation in Assam state arising out of the National Register of Citizens process, a leading human rights organization has urged the Government of India and the Assam Government to “uphold their constitutional obligations to assure the safety and security of all, without fear or favour”.

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Death of a great Punjabi!

Justice Rajinder Sachar, author of the Sachar Report of 2006, dies in Delhi. For most readers this sad news may not mean much - people die and Justice Sachar was 94.

India outraged: A cry to shun communal politics

The outrage that poured over on to the streets of New Delhi - as in many other parts of India - when hundreds of citizens came together to protest the brutal rape and murder of an eight-year-old in Kathua and the rape of a minor in Unnao stood out as a rare phenomenon in an atmosphere ruled by fear and hatred.

Oli’s visit and changing geostrategic equations in South Asia

K P Oli, the newly elected Prime Minister of Nepal, is on a two-day visit to India, his first foreign visit after assuming office in February. The usual diplomatic rhetoric is in place with both the sides expressing hopes that the visit will help strengthen bilateral ties.

Can India keep China at bay in the Indian Ocean?

China’s interest in the Indian Ocean is no secret, it contains vital sea lanes through which large share of import and exports pass. It is not shy about currying favour with littoral and island states through its Belt and Road initiative

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In northeast India, water-management practices to deal with climate change

In a small village on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Assam in northeast India, farmer Horen Nath stood gazing at his partially submerged paddy field. The floods had kept their annual date but mercifully, the farmer said, the waters have started receding. "The weather has become very strange of late. We always had ample rain,

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UAE, Saudi Arabia can help India meet any oil deficit, says UAE envoy

Even as the US-imposed sanctions on Iran has put India’s energy security in jeopardy, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to India Ahmed Albanna has allayed fears of an oil shortage, saying hi...

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