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INDIA POLITICS: Secret and Legacies of India Partition

INDIA POLITICS: Secret and Legacies of India Partition

What issues were left unresolved at the time of India’s partition in 1947, and how have they continued to plague both India and Pakistan since independence?

For both India and Pakistan, the most singular conflict unresolved since partition has concerned the former Princely State of Kashmir, whose fate was left undetermined at the time the British left. Lying as it did on the border, Kashmir was claimed by both countries, which have been to war over this region on numerous occasions.

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INDIA POLITICS: 40,000 Rohingya Muslims Now Face Deportation

INDIA POLITICS: 40,000 Rohingya Muslims Now Face Deportation

“These things are being discussed at [the] diplomatic level with both Bangladesh and Myanmar,” Interior Ministry spokesman K.S. Dhatwalia said. “More clarity will emerge at an appropriate time.” No better conditions would be awaiting the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and Bangladesh.

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INDIA POLITICS: Venkaiah Naidu Garu Biography

INDIA POLITICS: Venkaiah Naidu Garu Biography

Venkaiah Naidu Garu Biography: “I was immensely inspired by the selfless sacrifice and the principled politics of the leaders who had fought during the freedom struggle and also those who had valiantly opposed the emergency.”

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INDIA POLITICS: Venkaiah Naidu Garu Elected New Vice President and Greetings Pouring in

INDIA POLITICS: Venkaiah Naidu Garu Elected New Vice President and Greetings Pouring in

Prime Minister Narendra Modi: “Congratulations to Venkaiah Naidu Garu on being elected India’s Vice President. My best wishes for a fruitful & motivating tenure. I am confident @MVenkaiahNaidu will serve the nation as a diligent & dedicated Vice President, committed to the goal of nation building.”

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CHINA POLITICS: Beijing, India Unyielding Over a Piece of Himalayan Territory

CHINA POLITICS: Beijing, India Unyielding Over a Piece of Himalayan Territory

“The Indian side not only has not taken any actual steps to correct its mistake, it has concocted all sorts of reasons that don’t have a leg to stand on, to make up excuses for the Indian military’s illegal crossing of the border,” In a statement on Wednesday, China’s Foreign Ministry reiterated its call to India, saying it must remove its forces from what Beijing considers part of its territory.

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WORLD POLITICAL NEWS DAILY BRIEF: 31 July 2017

WORLD POLITICAL NEWS DAILY BRIEF: 31 July 2017

WORLD BRIEF: Authorities across India are taking steps to help millions of people hit by floods, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said.

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INDIA POLITICS: India Must Prevent China From Grabbing Bhutan

INDIA POLITICS: India Must Prevent China From Grabbing Bhutan

The recent standoff between India and China over the Doka La area is one of the many tactical attempts by China at a strategic containment of India.

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CHINA POLITICS: China to India: Get Your Troops Out of Himalayan Territory

CHINA POLITICS: China to India: Get Your Troops Out of Himalayan Territory

China and India-backed Bhutan have been locked in a standoff over a tri-junction at their common border for decades.

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INDIA POLITICS: ‘Isolate Corrupt Politicians’: Narendra Modi

INDIA POLITICS: ‘Isolate Corrupt Politicians’: Narendra Modi

“When law takes its course against those who loot the nation, we have to unite against those who seek an escape route,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi says.

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INDIA POLITICS: Ram Nath Kovind Biography

INDIA POLITICS: Ram Nath Kovind Biography

Ram Nath Kovind born 1 October 1945 entered politics in 1994 when he was elected as Rajya Sabha member from Uttar Pradesh. Read Ram Nath Kovind Biography.

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INDIA POLITICS: Ram Nath Kovind With Hindu Nationalist Roots to Become Next President

INDIA POLITICS: Ram Nath Kovind With Hindu Nationalist Roots to Become Next President

“Ever since I took over as governor, I have no political affiliation. The president of India is above politics,” Ram Nath Kovind said.

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INDIA POLITICS: India Places Kashmir Under High Security Order, Deploys Thousands of Government Forces

INDIA POLITICS: India Places Kashmir Under High Security Order, Deploys Thousands of Government Forces

India and Kashmir News: “I have never seen restrictions of this magnitude before,” said one local speaking on condition of anonymity.

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INDIA POLITICS: US Lawmakers to Trump: Press Modi on Trade, Investment

INDIA POLITICS: US Lawmakers to Trump: Press Modi on Trade, Investment

Modi is due to meet with Trump on Monday at the White House, when he will seek to revitalize ties that have appeared to drift, in spite of the priority they were afforded under former President Barack Obama.

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INDIA POLITICS: Darjeeling Separate Statehood Agitation Takes Center Stage

INDIA POLITICS: Darjeeling Separate Statehood Agitation Takes Center Stage

“I appeal to people in Darjeeling and nearby areas to remain calm and peaceful. Nobody should resort to violence,” Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said.

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INDIA POLITICS: Jayaram Jayalalitha Death Takes Center Stage

INDIA POLITICS: Jayaram Jayalalitha Death Takes Center Stage

Jayaram Jayalalitha was one of India’s most colourful and controversial politicians, adored by some and condemned by others.

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INDIA POLITICS: Madhya Pradesh Farmers’ Protest: Rahul Gandhi Takes Center Stage

INDIA POLITICS: Madhya Pradesh Farmers’ Protest: Rahul Gandhi Takes Center Stage

Gandhi: “Modi could waive loans worth Rs 1.50 lakh crore of the richest people, but can’t pay heed to the plight of farmers. He can give bullets to them.”

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INDIA POLITICS: India Imposes Curfew in Kashmir

INDIA POLITICS: India Imposes Curfew in Kashmir

Government forces in riot gear set up barricades in the main city, Srinagar, and other towns in southern Kashmir to prevent people from reaching Bhat’s funeral in his hometown.

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INDIA POLITICS: Official: Sabzar Ahmed Bhat Dies By Bullets

INDIA POLITICS: Official: Sabzar Ahmed Bhat Dies By Bullets

Hizbul Mujahideen suffered major setback. Sabzar Ahmed Bhat’s killing will be seen as a big feat for counter-insurgency forces in the Kashmir Valley.

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INDIA POLITICS: India Seeks Access to Sheikh Nabi Ahmed Arrested in Pakistan

INDIA POLITICS: India Seeks Access to Sheikh Nabi Ahmed Arrested in Pakistan

According to Pakistan police, Sheikh was walking along Nazimuddin Road in Sector F-8 area of Islamabad when he was stopped at a check post.

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INDIA POLITICS: 63-Page Political Chargesheet Presented By BJP Against Siddaramaiah Government

INDIA POLITICS: 63-Page Political Chargesheet Presented By BJP Against Siddaramaiah Government

Accusing the Siddaramaiah government of bad governance, corruption and betraying the people’s trust, the chargesheet lists its 29 major lapses.

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