September 28, 2022
September 28, 2022

India appoints Lt Gen Anil Chauhan its new chief of Defence Staff

A retired army officer with expertise in counter-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir and the north east was today (September 28, 2022) appointed as India’s new Chief of Defence Staff, the country's top military officer.

September 28, 2022
September 28, 2022

India bans Islamic group PFI under anti-terror law

India today banned Popular Front of India (PFI), declaring the Islamic outfit and all its associates, affiliates, and fronts as illegal for five years under stringent anti-terror law Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

September 28, 2022
September 28, 2022

Defence manufacturer Saab to set up new facility in India

Swedish defence products company Saab SAABb.ST will set up a facility to manufacture its Carl-Gustaf M4 weapons system in India, a top

September 27, 2022
September 27, 2022

Teacher kills student over spelling mistake in India's Uttar Pradesh

Indian police are searching for a teacher accused of beating a low-caste student to death over a spelling mistake, officers said on Tuesday, after suppressing violent protests triggered by the incident.

September 27, 2022
September 27, 2022

India’s Congress likely to get first non-Gandhi chief

India’s main opposition Congress party is likely to elect a new party president from outside the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty for the first time in nearly 25 years, as it looks for a reset ahead of the next election to compete with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

September 26, 2022
September 26, 2022

India blocks 45 YouTube videos citing ‘disinformation’

Based on input from intelligence agencies, India’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has blocked 45 videos from 10 YouTube channels which had a cumulative viewership of over 1.3 crore.

September 26, 2022
September 26, 2022

America’s relations with Pakistan serving none of them: India

India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has opined that America's relationship with Pakistan has "not served" either of the two countries.

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022

World should hear reason; experience acts of goodwill: Jaishankar

Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has urged the international community to listen to “more voices of reason” and experiences “more acts of goodwill” in these turbulent times and said his country “is willing and able on both counts.”

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022

Lightning, heavy rains kill at least 36 in India

Hazardous weather has killed at least 36 people in northern India over the past 24 hours, including 12 who died after being struck by lightning. 

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

Asian coastal cities sinking fast: survey

Sprawling coastal cities in South and Southeast Asia are sinking faster than elsewhere in the world, leaving tens of millions of people more vulnerable to rising sea levels, a new study said.