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Canada reaches deal with tech giant Google over Online News Act | All-party meeting on Dec 2 ahead of Parliament's winter session | Exit polls predict advantage BJP in Rajasthan, MP; Cong gains in Telangana, retains Chhattisgarh; Mizoram heads for hung house | US files charges against Indian man for alleged bid to kill Khalistani terrorist | In a setback for Delhi govt, Supreme Court clears Centre's proposal to extend 6-month extension for top officer

Is Pakistan committing a genocidal act on Afghan refugees?

From a safe haven, Pakistan has become a repugnant and cruel state for millions of Afghans overnight.

Time for India and Bangladesh to enter into a comprehensive partnership

The 11th Bangladesh-India Friendship Dialogue at Sylhet (Bangladesh) concluded that the two countries should move towards a comprehensive partnership to consolidate gains from their half-a-century-old friendly relations.

Pakistan witnessing a spike in death of journalists

Forty-two journalists were killed in Pakistan in the last four years -- 11 of them, in the last two years.

Uzbekistan and Central Asian Countries strengthen regional consolidation

Recently, on 14 September 2023, the fifth summit of the Consultative meeting of the heads of state of the five Central Asian countries was held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

Climate change and environmental sustainability in Bangladesh: PM Sheikh Hasina’s vision

Bangladesh, a nation known for its natural beauty and rich biodiversity, is facing the immense challenge of climate change.

Powershift in the Maldives

In the brief history of the Maldives’ democracy, no president was re-elected for a second term. The opposition candidate, Mohamed Muizzu, won the presidential runoff election held on September 30 and will soon form a new government.

Targeting Shias

On September 7, 2023, at least 11 people were injured in an attack at Shaheed Chowk in the Khipro town of Sanghar District in Sindh, in a Shia mourning procession which was being carried out in observance of Imam Hussain’s Chehlum (the 40th, concluding, day of ritual mourning).

India’s Act East Policy Continues to Blossom

At the opening session of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Post Ministerial Conference in Jakarta on July 13, Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar emphasised how ASEAN’s importance remains undeniable in New Delhi’s Act East policy and its strategic outlook for the Indo-Pacific.

The timing of the dissolution of Pakistan’s parliament hours after Imran Khan’s 3-year jail term leaves little to the imagination

Pakistan’s President Arif Alvi, on the advice of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, on 9 August approved dissolution of Pakistan’s parliament, thereby paving the way for the holding of fresh general elections in November. 

Assam: ULFA-I - Protecting Extortion Operations

On July 30, 2023, a cadre of the Independent faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA-I), identified as Jogen Gogoi, was injured in Police firing in a reserve forest in Abhayapuri in Sonari in Charaideo District of Assam. 

Bloom Report: Distorted lens or necessary reflection on extremism?

Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in October 2019, had appointed Colin Bloom as an Independent Faith Engagement Adviser to provide recommendations on how government should engage with faith groups in England.

The flourishing narcotics industry

According to World Drug Report, 2023, published in June by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

Assam: Towards peace

Research Assistant, Institute for Conflict Management

ARSA: Expanding Menace

Research Assistant, Institute for Conflict Management

Chhattisgarh: Targeting Politics

Research Associate, Institute for Conflict Management