An NGO’s annual reports on primary education have gained popularity in India and abroad, but its fundamental message on poor learning levels remains unheeded.
In his inauguration speech at the second Raisina Dialogue, the prime minister took a stand on China’s grand connectivity project and urged Pakistan to shun terrorism if it wants good relations with India.
The CPEC may be a bilateral endeavour, but New Delhi cannot ignore its spillover effects on regional governance and regime creation in South Asia.
The immense hydropower potential of both countries could help accelerate the economic development in the region.
Trump’s protectionist policies, which will have global ripples, are bound to affect the financial stability of South Asian economies.
The Indian government knows it cannot pursue military modernisation without access to advanced US weaponry and technology.
Before endorsing arms control declarations, New Delhi’s negotiating lines should be shaped by domestic conversations on the use and impact of new technologies in warfare.
The winner of the American Historical Association’s prize for the best South Asian history book discusses Ashoka’s appeal as a historical figure, his conception of kingship and his relevance today.
The states have political necessities that may not concur with the conscience of their people – a disconnect reflected in the constitutive character of the SAARC.
The report shows that barring Pakistan, the rest of South Asia has also ranked well in implementing RTI laws with only Bhutan yet to enact one.
The decision to hold a public consultation on the law, which has already been passed by parliament, has come under criticism, and many are blaming the Hindu lobby for the delay in implementing the law.
The estimated reduction in earnings due to poor early growth is largest in South Asia.
In the first of a two-part interview, former foreign secretary Shyam Saran discusses India’s bid to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group with Siddharth Varadarajan, founding editor of The Wire.
Sartaj Aziz claimed that Pakistan has already convinced countries including Russia, New Zealand and South Korea to support the criteria-based approach and that they have always had the backing of China.
As a topic of intense speculation on broadcast and social media, the wins have elicited comments that range from curiosity to bafflement and at times outright racism.
California education officials have approved a curriculum that doesn’t erase caste from history and social science textbooks for sixth and seventh grade students.
Restrictions barring single men from entering malls and parks on certain days of the week are a common practice in the conservative Muslim country.
India’s women and child development ministry said delegates from the eight South Asian countries adopted a series of measures to boost cooperation to end child exploitation.
The planes, which were to be a parting gift from the Obama administration to the Pakistani military became a symbol of all that is wrong with US policy on Pakistan.
With the near-extinction of vultures, new methods have come up to deal with animal carcasses, including north India’s first crematorium for animals.
All our neighbours have noted that, give New Delhi the slightest upper hand or leverage and it will breathe down heavily on them.