Feb

27

2016

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Malaysia May Extend E-visa to Indian Tourists

Malaysia plans to extend e-tourist visa facility to travellers from India as it hopes to attract 10 lakh tourists from the country this year

Feb

27

2016

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Singapore Thinktank Plans Extensive Studies on India

A top Singapore-based thinktank today said it plans to conduct an in-depth research on India to understand its historical and cultural heritage and their relevance to modern politics.

Feb

27

2016

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U.S. Blocks India’s Ambitious Solar Plans

India has been told that it cannot go ahead as planned with its ambitious plan for a huge expansion of its renewable energy sector.

Feb

26

2016

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All Illegal Immigrants in US Will Have to Go Back

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump today said that if he is elected to power all the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants, which includes some 300,000 people from India

Feb

26

2016

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Is Narendra Modi's Government Unravelling

Many believe the government whipped up needless nationalist hysteria by sending the police into the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Feb

26

2016

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India is Gateway to Asian Markets

Terming India as a gateway to Asian markets and a key-player in the regional economy, South Africa has said the bilateral trade between the two countries has doubled in four years.

Feb

25

2016

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Brexit to Create Uncertainty For Indian Businesses in UK

Ficci warned against "considerable uncertainty" for Indian businesses operating in the UK and Europe at the prospect of Britain's exit from the from the EU, or "Brexit".

Feb

25

2016

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WTO Rules Against India's Localisation Rules on US Solar Exports

In a setback to India, a World Trade Organisation (WTO) dispute settlement panel has ruled in favour of the US in its challenge to New Delhi's alleged discrimination against US solar exports

Feb

25

2016

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Racism With Indian Characteristics

Unfortunately, race tends to be downplayed when discussing India’s social dynamics and seems not to be widely documented, researched and analysed.

Feb

24

2016

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How Black Money Saved The Indian Economy

There is no question that India has the most positive economic story on the planet.

Feb

24

2016

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7,000 Hindus in Malaysia Wrongly Documented as Muslims

The problem was widespread throughout Peninsular Malaysia and involved mostly practising Hindus from the lower income group.

Feb

18

2016

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Maharashtra Govt Finds a New Role For Aamir Khan

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan, whose comments on "intolerance" had sparked a row last year is partnering with the BJP-led Maharashtra government for its flagship water conservation and drought mitigation programme.

Feb

18

2016

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How Chinese-Indians Paid The Price For 1962 War

As the world ushered in the Year of the Monkey, the eastern Indian city of Kolkata (Calcutta) also had its own Chinese New Year Parade.

Feb

17

2016

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Inside India's Volatile JNU Campus

The arrest and subsequent protests have led people to believe that JNU is anti-national.

Feb

17

2016

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Padma Shri For NRI Challenged in Court

A petition has been filed in the high court seeking an order to stop the bestowal of Padma Shri award on Sundar Aditya Menon.

Feb

15

2016

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Could The US Supreme Court Welcome an Indian-born Judge

Indian-born Srikanth Srinivasan has been tipped as President Obama's top choice to replace Antonin Scalia as a justice of the US Supreme Court.

Feb

12

2016

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What Africans Think of Indian Racism

In the wake of the assault by a mob on a Tanzanian woman, the Africans’ historic admiration for India and Indians shines through their sense of disappointment

Feb

12

2016

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PM Modi's Wife Files RTI

Jashodaben Modi, 64, the estranged wife of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, filed an RTI application on Wednesday seeking details and a copy of the PM's passports.

Feb

07

2016

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India's Courts: Moral Guardians of the Nation

A brief history of the Indian judiciary's torrid affair with free speech and obscenity.

Feb

07

2016

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Trumping up Donald: The Indian-American Connect

Some on social media have even called Trump the "US Modi" but this comparison misses several key differences.

Feb

01

2016

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Shani Temple, Haji Ali And Now Article 377

The challenge to status quo is a sign that the society is intellectually alive and kicking. The hope for change is not dead yet.

Feb

01

2016

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The Sikh Man Who Stood up to Trump

In the last days of campaigning, Donald Trump is still leading the polls - and making headlines.

Jan

26

2016

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India Social Storm Over Fake Nehru Letter

dia's first PM Jawaharlal Nehru is under fire on social media over a fake letter in which he apparently criticises Indian freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose a war criminal.

Jan

25

2016

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India, France Sign Rafale Agreement

India has signed a deal with France to purchase 36 Rafale fighter jets, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said.

Jan

25

2016

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French Firms to Invest $10 Billion in India

France's Minister for Finance and Public Accounts Michel Sapin today said French companies have been investing billions in India and he expects that they will invest over USD 10 billion in the next five years.

Jan

22

2016

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Prashant Kishor: The Man With The Midas Touch

Strategist Prashant Kishor, who helped the Bihar grand alliance to trounce the BJP in last year’s Bihar assembly polls, has been named as advisor to chief minister Nitish Kumar.

Jan

15

2016

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Pakistan, India Reschedule Peace Talks

Officials in India and Pakistan have agreed to re-schedule diplomatic talks which were postponed after a militant attack on an Indian air base.

Jan

10

2016

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Why Abdul Kalam Continues to Matter

t was not without reason that he was called the ‘people's president'. He had a moral compass that pointed True North.

Jan

10

2016

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Aamir Khan Out of Tourism Campaign

Indian actor Aamir Khan has said he respects the government's decision not to renew his contract as the ambassador of its "Incredible India" campaign.

Jan

05

2016

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Pathankot Attack: India PM Modi Urges Pakistan Action

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged Pakistan to take action against militants India says are responsible for a deadly assault on an air base.

Jan

04

2016

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Indian Military Base on High Alert

Four gunmen have been killed in an overnight attack on an Indian air force base near the Pakistani border, officials have said.

Dec

29

2015

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Three Generations United by The Hell of War

It was an Anglo-Indian friendship formed in the heat of battle, and it has lasted for three generations to this day.

Dec

29

2015

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Congress Periodical Criticises Nehru

A periodical published by India's main opposition Congress has criticised India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru over his foreign policy moves.

Dec

25

2015

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India PM Modi in Surprise Pakistan Visit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has met his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif during a surprise visit to the Pakistani city of Lahore.

Dec

16

2015

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Kejriwal’s Outburst on CBI Raids Only Exposes Himself

For Kejriwal, to erupt against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the CBI raiding the chief minister's secretary's office for allegedly favouring private firms in state tenders has more than a maniacal ring to it.

Dec

16

2015

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India, US To Share Terror Intelligence

India and the United States have agreed to finalise a pact to expand intelligence sharing and terrorist watch-list information.

Dec

15

2015

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Why PM Modi is India's Best Salesman Ever

He may have been in the firing line of opposition leaders for his frequent visits abroad but PM Modi seems undeterred by the flak to set a new benchmark for India's foreign policy initiatives.

Dec

15

2015

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Has The Indian Parliament Lost Its Relevance

Many Indians believe that the nation's parliament, beset by legislative gridlock and routine physical disruption, has lost its relevance.

Dec

15

2015

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Delhi Minsiter Calls Modi Psychopath

The chief minister of India's capital, Delhi, has alleged that his office has been raided by the country's federal investigation agency.

Dec

14

2015

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What Paris Deal Means for Developing World

nternational agreements are really an exercise in applied etymology - the meaning of words.

Dec

13

2015

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Japan's $12 Billion Make in India Fund to Push Investments

Japan on Saturday committed itself to billions of dollars of investments in India, including a $12-billion loan at negligible interest for the much touted "Bullet Train" and another $12 billion for " Make in India" initiative.

Dec

13

2015

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Bill to Raise Salary of H-1B Visa Holders Tabled

Republican Ted Cruz has introduced a bill in the US Senate to make minimum salary of H-1B workers $110,000 per annum.

Dec

13

2015

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Foreign Media Must Tell India Story

Prime Minister's Office wants deeper engagement and better communications of developments with foreign media particularly The Economist and Financial Times to tell the India story.

Dec

09

2015

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Indian Court Summons For Gandhis

Top Indian Congress party leaders Sonia and Rahul Gandhi have been ordered to appear in court for allegedly illegally acquiring the assets of a newspaper.

Dec

05

2015

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Pakistan Lawyer Files For Return of Koh-i-Noor Diamond

The British got hold of the 105-carat diamond in 1849 when the East India Company annexed the region of Punjab.

Nov

27

2015

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What Does India Need To Become A Superpower

Societies are not transformed by governments from the outside, but from within, culturally.​ ​​

Nov

24

2015

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Bollywood Star Joins Chorus Against Intolerance

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan has joined the rising chorus of protest against growing "intolerance" in India.

Nov

24

2015

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India and Singapore Sign 10 MoUs

PM Narendra Modi is in Singapore for the second leg of his 2-nation tour.

Nov

22

2015

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Mahatma Gandhi & The Killing of a Calf

Critics angrily questioned how he could claim to be a devotee to ahimsa (non-violence) when he had allowed such a killing.

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