By Mayank Chhaya As if Afghans do not have enough problems stemming from a highly repressive Taliban regime in Kabul, now they are facing an even greater existential challenge—a snowless winter. For a country whose agriculture depends heavily on winter snow and rain and where, according to the World Food Programme (WFP), 15.8 million people […]
India rejected “biased and motivated,” comments made by the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) about the country in its annual report that had yet again proposed to blacklist New Delhi and urged it to develop a better understanding of India.
Indian American Ravi Chaudhary was confirmed by the US Senate as Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Energy, Installations, and the Environment by a bipartisan vote of 65-29.
Terrorist attacks are highly responsive to funding availability, and financial counter-terrorism can therefore be effective in reducing terrorism casualties, according to research conducted by Nicola Limodio, Assistant Professor of Finance at Bocconi University Visiting Fellow at the Economics Department and the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance at Princeton University.
Justice Markandey Katju- Justice Markandey Katju is a former Judge, Supreme Court of India, and former Chairman, Press Council of India. The views expressed are his own. Many people have asked me how I say that Aryans and Dravidians came from outside India, and that the original inhabitants were the pre-Dravidian tribals, who are only […]
TN Ashok(IANS)- With Republicans re-taking the House of Representatives in the November Midterms, the clock seems to have turned a full circle, with loyalists of former US President Donald Trump in GOP wanting to launch probes against incumbent President Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden for the latter’s China connections in what seems to […]
Mahbouba Seraj spoke to Mayank Chhaya Reports. Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers have intensified their draconian anti-women campaign by ordering an indefinite ban on university education for them. Sixteen months after the Taliban made a cakewalk entry into Kabul in the face of a disastrous U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan after nearly 20 years, Afghan women have to […]
Amidst growing security concerns in the Indo-Pacific region, India commissioned its second warship of P15B class of stealth guided-missile destroyer – Indian Naval Ship (INS) Mormugao (D67) – at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai on December 18, 2022.
There is hope yet for the US immigration hopefuls. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), a government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States, in its progress report for fiscal year 2022, has held out hope for wannabe immigrants who are still waiting for their applications to be processed.
China held a meeting last week with 19 countries from the Indian Ocean region minus India, which brought lots of criticism and suspicion about Beijing’s intentions in the region.
The US will have a divided government for the next two years as the Republicans finally secured the House of Representatives on Wednesday days after polling in midterm elections closed on November 8.
American antiquities dealer Subhash Kapoor along with five accomplices who operated a multi-million-dollar looting network via his New York gallery has been sentenced by an Indian court to 10 years in prison for smuggling offenses.
Partha Chakraborty- “Race for some highly qualified applicants can be the determinative factor,” Seth P. Waxman, lawyer for Harvard University in Students for Fair Admissions, Inc (SFFA)., v. President & Fellows of Harvard College, said in the Oral Argument on Oct 31, “just as being an oboe player in a year in which the Harvard-Radcliffe […]
Justice Markandey Katju- Justice Markandey Katju is a former Judge, Supreme Court of India, and former Chairman, Press Council of India. The views expressed are his own. Afghanistan today is a war-ravaged country, with most of its people living in abject poverty. The war between the Americans and the Taliban lasted for 20 years […]
The District Attorney of Manhattan Alvin L. Bragg, Jr., on October 17, 2022, announced the return of 307 antiquities valued at nearly $4 million to the people of India.
Ritu Jha- It is time to use technology to fight poverty, according to Dr Muhammad Musa, an activist and expert on poverty, who spoke at an event hosted by the Stanford Graduate School of Business March 22. Musa, executive director at BRAC (Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee) one of the world’s most effective anti-poverty organizations, was […]
indica News Bureau – On March 10th, 2019, diplomats, policy experts, community leaders, and political analysts attended the first-ever India Afghanistan Peace and Friendship an initiative organized by the Foundation for India and Indian Diaspora Studies (FIIDS) in Fremont, California. The event was hosted by the League for Education and Afghanistan Development, The Art […]
indica News Bureau – Indian American Congressman Ro Khanna has supported President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out troops from war-ravaged Afghanistan – a latest in series of abrupt changes to US military policy. “I support a responsible withdrawal of American military forces in Afghanistan. If we hope to end the security challenge posed […]
indica Washington Bureau In yet another stern message to Pakistan, US President Donald Trump has said the $1.3 billion in aid to the country will remain suspended until it acts against safe heavens of militants inside its territory. “I want Pakistan to help us. We’re no longer paying $1.3 billion to Pakistan. We’re paying them […]