Israeli–Palestinian conflict

India's deafening silence after Trump's Jerusalem shift

Deliberately vague response contradicted decades of solidarity with Palestine as an integral part of its foreign policy.

India's deafening silence after Trump's Jerusalem shift

Media

The growing tide of fake news in India

Social media has created a whirlpool of misinformation that continues to create unwelcome ripples across India.

The growing tide of fake news in India

Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi family scion takes reins of India's Congress

Rahul Gandhi's elevation comes as the 132-year-old party struggles to challenge the political dominance of Modi's BJP.

Rahul Gandhi: Rise of the Gandhi family scion

Human Rights

Kashmiris 'fed up' with India's human rights abuses

Since 1989, nearly 70,000 people have been killed in violence that separatist leaders say the United Nations has done too little to prevent.

India

Will election change fate of the Agariyas of Gujarat?

Marked by mass illiteracy and political underrepresentation, the community lives on the margins of Indian society.

Will election change fate of the Agariyas of Gujarat?

Islamophobia

Hate crime in India: Muslim man hacked, burned to death

Activists say that lynching of Muslim Indians is a growing phenomenon in many parts of the country.

Hate crime in India: Muslim man hacked, burned to death

India

Babri demolition: When hate was normalised in India

Twenty five years since the medieval mosque was torn down by Hindu mobs, the issue still divides Hindus and Muslims.

Babri mosque demolition: A 'watershed moment'

India

Timeline: The Babri Mosque issue

The Babri Mosque in the north Indian town of Ayodhya was demolished 25 years ago.

Timeline: The Babri Mosque issue

Nuclear weapons

India and Pakistan: Rivals in a nuclear arms race

The rivalry between India and Pakistan has been in place since the split that created two separate nations in 1947.

Bollywood

Veteran Indian actor Shashi Kapoor dead

Scion of Bollywood's Kapoor family acted in more than 100 Hindi films and also appeared in Merchant Ivory productions.

Veteran Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor dies at age 79

Reporter's Notebook

Rahul Gandhi set to take over as Congress party president

Forty-seven year-old Gandhi family scion has emerged as the main challenger to PM Narendra Modi for 2019 polls.

Rahul Gandhi set to take over as Congress party president

Kashmir

Kashmir conflict drives tourists away

Tourism badly hit in Indian-administered Kashmir amid an ongoing military operation against rebels.

Kashmir conflict drives tourists away

Weather

Tropical Cyclone Ockhi so far

A late season cyclone blows through Sri Lanka and is forecast to take an unusual course

Tropical Cyclone Ockhi so far

Kashmir

Rebels killed in Kashmir encounter triggering protests

At least five rebels killed and several others injured in two separate gunfights in Indian-administered Kashmir.

Rebels killed in Kashmir encounter triggering protests

Opinion

Why is Rahul Gandhi visiting so many Hindu temples?

The Congress Party in India is trying to shake off the pro-Muslim label it has been given by the political right.

Ajaz Ashraf

by Ajaz Ashraf

Ajaz Ashraf