Doval’s obsession with China made India go for regime change in Sri Lanka: Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Doval’s obsession with China made India go for regime change in Sri Lanka:  Gotabaya Rajapaksa

P.K.Balachandran/newsin.asia Colombo, March 27:India’s National Security Advisor Ajit Doval’s obsession with China led to India’s working for a regime in Sri Lanka in 2014, the island nation’s former Defense Secretary, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, told the Foreign Correspondents’ Association here on Monday. He said that the Congress-led government had been very supportive of Sri Lanka as revealed […]

Discrimination against Dalits entrenched in India’s institutions of higher learning

Discrimination against Dalits entrenched in India’s institutions of higher learning

By Frances Bulathsinghala/www.southasianmonitor.com Despite the legacy of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, father of independent India’s Constitution and first Law and Justice Minister who initiated his relentless campaign against social discrimination of the Dalits, the specter of the barbaric caste-based discrimination is alive and hounding Dalits in India. To date, oppressed persons from the Dalit community follow […]

India released 93,000 captured Pakistani troops after Pakistan released Mujibur Rahman

India released 93,000 captured Pakistani troops after Pakistan released Mujibur Rahman

In 1972, India’s Prime Minister Indira Gandhi took the extraordinary step of releasing 93,000 Pakistani Prisoners of War (POW) because she got her Pakistani counterpart and Chief Martial Law Adminstrator Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto to release the Bangladesh founder Sheikh Muiibur Rahman who had been sentenced to death by a Pakistani court.  On August 2, 1972 […]

Modi sends unruly Yogi Adityanath to restore law and order in India’s most populous state

Modi sends unruly Yogi Adityanath to restore law and order in India’s most populous state

By Mani Shankar Aiyar Law breaking Hindu temple priest made Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh One must offer worshipful thanks to Chandan Mitra for enlightening us on this site on the powerful reasons that led Modi-Shah (like Laurel-and-Hardy, they are linked together in public perception) to dump Yogi Adityanath, of all people, as Chief Minister […]

Tamil superstar Rajinikanth regretfully cancels visit to Sri Lanka

Tamil superstar Rajinikanth regretfully cancels visit to Sri Lanka

Chennai, March 25 (newsin.asia): On the appeal of some pro-Eelam Tamil Nadu politicians,  Tamil superstar Rajinikanth has cancelled his visit to Sri Lanka to inaugurate 150 houses for war-displaced Tamils at a function in Vavuniya on April 9. In letter he made public on Saturday, Rajinikanth said that he is cancelling the trip regretfully. He […]

India to sign river waters treaty with Bangladesh disregarding West Bengal Chief Minister’s objection

India to sign river waters treaty with Bangladesh disregarding West Bengal Chief Minister’s objection

Kolkata ,March 24 (ABP Ananda/BDNews24): The Modi government is preparing to sign the Teesta river water sharing agreement with Bangladesh, but “I am not in the loop”, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has said. She told the ‘ABP Ananda’ late on Thursday night that the Teesta treaty may be signed on May 25 in presence of five chief […]

Outrage in India as MP assaults Air India official with slipper

Outrage in India as MP assaults Air India official with slipper

Mumbai, March 24 – Five airlines grounded Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad on Friday and demanded exemplary action against the politician, accused of thrashing an elderly Air India employee amid growing outrage over the assault. Later, another airline, Vistara, too joined the move to ban the 56-year-old MP, the Hindustan Times reported. Indigo, SpiceJet, GoAir and […]

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