Tag Archives: India

  • Should China fear India’s new Rafale fighters?

    In the wake of border clashes between India and China, the Indian Air Force has received powerful reinforcements. Five French-made Rafale fighters have arrived in India, the first of 36 jets that will boost Indian airpower. ...

  • India arrests dozens of journalists in clampdown on critics of Covid-19 response

    Facing a continued surge in Covid-19 cases, the Indian government is clamping down on media coverage critical of its handling of the pandemic. More than 50 journalists have been arrested or had police complaints registered against them. ...

  • India reopens further as virus cases hit 1.5 million

    India will reopen gyms and end a nighttime curfew from August, but cinemas, bars and schools will remain closed in the vast South Asian nation as the number of coronavirus cases passed 1.5 million and deaths neared 35,000 on Wednesday. ...

  • Beijing says troops disengaged on most of China-India border

    Chinese and Indian troops have "completed disengagement" on most parts of the disputed border between their two countries, China's foreign ministry said Tuesday, after violent clashes broke out earlier this year. ...

  • India bans 47 more Chinese mobile apps

    India has banned 47 more Chinese apps just weeks after blocking the highly popular video-sharing platform TikTok and 58 others over national security and privacy concerns, an information ministry official and media reports said Monday. ...

  • India acquires five Rafale fighter jets amid border stand-off with China

    The first five of a batch of French Rafale fighter jets purchased by New Delhi in a controversial multibillion-dollar deal headed to India on Monday for rapid deployment amid rising tensions with China. ...

  • Pompeo urges India to reduce dependence on China

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged India on Wednesday to focus on domestic supply chains and reduce its dependence on China for telecommunications and medical supplies, as Washington’s ties with Beijing deteriorate dramatically. ...

  • Floods in India, Nepal displace nearly four million people, at least 189 dead

    Nearly four million people in India’s northeastern state of Assam and neighbouring Nepal have been displaced by heavy flooding from monsoon rains, with dozens missing as deaths rose to at least 189, government officials said on Sunday. ...

  • Indian defence minister hoping for a resolution to border row with China

    India’s defence minister said on Friday he hoped talks could bring some sort of resolution to a border standoff with China that led to a deadly clash last month, though India would not cede an inch of territory. ...

  • Coronavirus cases in India cross 10-lakh mark, death toll tops 25,000

    The total number of coronavirus cases in India surged past 10 lakh today. The total number of coronavirus cases in India stood at 10,00,202. The death toll from the deadly virus crossed 25,000-mark today. ...