Tag Archives: India

  • Indian protests against agriculture reforms attract new supporters

    Thousands of farmers in a politically important Indian state on Friday rallied in opposition to new agricultural laws, signalling growing support for a months-long campaign to have the government reforms scrapped. ...

  • India spends big to revive pandemic-hit economy

    India unveiled a massive spending plan focused on healthcare and infrastructure on Monday, as the government sought to boost a coronavirus-ravaged economy on course for its biggest annual contraction on record. ...

  • Coronavirus: Twelve tested positive at old-age home in McLeod Ganj

    Twelve elderly Tibetans have tested positive for Coronavirus at the Jampaling Old People's Home in McLeod Ganj. Jampaling is currently a red zone, and the area has become out of bounds, with six police guarding the area. ...

  • A year after COVID-19’s arrival, India’s active cases fall

    India reported its lowest active number of novel coronavirus cases in seven months on Saturday, a year after the virus was first confirmed in the country. ...

  • India projects annual economic growth of 11% for 2021/22

    India forecast robust economic growth of 11% for the coming fiscal year on Friday in its annual economic survey, after a massive COVID-19 vaccination drive and a rebound in consumer demand and investments. ...

  • Tibetan history lessons for Indian army officers to counter China

    India undertakes a rebalance of military forces and fire power to the northern borders with China amid the continuing troop confrontation in eastern Ladakh, the Army has a new target on its radar screen: Tibetology. ...

  • Within hours, Indian farm protests turned from carnival to violent clashes

    A line of tractors stood ready at dawn on Tuesday to move out of a protest site near New Delhi where thousands of farmers had been camping for the last two months and rallying against farm reforms they say will hurt them and benefit large p ...

  • Angry farmers storm India’s Red Fort in challenge to Modi

    Tens of thousands of farmers marched and drove tractors into India’s capital on Tuesday, breaking through police barricades to storm the historic Red Fort — a deeply symbolic act that revealed the scale of their challenge to Modi. ...

  • Indian police to let protesting farmers into New Delhi on Republic Day

    Police in India’s capital New Delhi will allow thousands of protesting farmers to drive through the city after this week’s Republic Day military parade, despite security concerns, a senior official said on Sunday. ...

  • India, China to hold 9th round of military talks on Sunday

    India and China are set to hold their ninth round of Corps Commander-level talks on Sunday with a focus on ways to move forward on the long-negotiated disengagement process in eastern Ladakh, according to official sources. ...