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Indian PM says Iran excellent transit route for Central Asia

NEW DEHLI (Web Desk) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has praised Iran’s geographical situation as a link between Central Asia and Persian Gulf, saying that the country can serve as the main transit route for Central Asian countries.Speaking in a joint press,conference with Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on Saturday, Modi …

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Death toll from South Asia flooding tops 1,000

NEW DELHI (Web Desk) The death toll from floods sweeping South Asia has climbed above 1,000, officials said on Thursday, as rescue teams try to reach millions stranded by the region’s worst monsoon disaster in recent years.Thousands of soldiers and emergency personnel have been deployed across India, Bangladesh and Nepal, …

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India’s top court says privacy is a fundamental right in landmark verdict

NEW DELHI (Web Desk) India’s Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that citizens have a constitutional right to privacy, a landmark verdict that could have wide-reaching implications for the government’s flagship biometric programme.Privacy is not explicitly mentioned in the Indian constitution, and the government has argued that India’s 1.25 billion citizens …

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India’s top court rules instant ‘triple talaq’ divorce unconstitutional

NEW DELHI (Web Desk) India’s top court on Tuesday struck down the controversial Islamic practice that allows men to divorce their wives instantly by a 3:2 majority, deeming it “unconstitutional”.Victims of the practice known as “triple talaq”, whereby Muslim men can divorce their wives by reciting the word talaq (divorce) …

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India says China stand-off will end ‘soon’

NEW DELHI (Web Desk) India’s home minister said Monday he believed a border stand-off with China would end soon, after new footage emerged showing border guards from both countries fighting on a disputed patch of land in the Himalayas.Indian and Chinese soldiers have for more than two months been facing …

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600 dead in South Asia floods

NEW DELHI: (Web Desk) Nearly 600 people have died and millions have been affected by monsoon floods in South Asia, officials said on Saturday, as relief and rescue operations continued. The latest floods and landslides in the subcontinent began in the second week of August, as the annual monsoon strengthened …

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India should pull out its troops from China’s territory

NEW DEHLI (Web Desk) BY persistently maintaining the standoff between its troops, trespassing in China’s territory and the Chinese troops stationed there, what does India want, a war with China or something else?By calling on India to withdraw its troops and warning it time and again about the serious consequences …

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India, China troops in high-altitude clash

NEW DEIHLE (Web Desk) Indian and Chinese troops clashed briefly on a disputed area of land in the Himalayas, officials said on Wednesday, exacerbating tensions during a months-long stand-off between the two armies.Chinese troops threw stones at Indian soldiers near Pangong Lake, a major tourist attraction in the picturesque mountain …

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