Pakistan

Citizen Amendment Act

Citizen Amendment Act

December 15, 2019

With nearly half of India burning after the Citizen Amendment Bill was passed, what will be its impact on the ties between its two friendly neighbours –Bangladesh and Afghanistan?

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Kartarpur corridor: a curious dilemma, if there has been one

Kartarpur corridor: a curious dilemma, if there has been one

November 12, 2019

For more than seven decades and indeed, even before the events leading up to Partition, Sikhs have traditionally pleaded for access to their gurdwaras in Pakistan Punjab and Darbar Sahib topped that list.

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India censors online data the most, says study

India censors online data the most, says study

October 6, 2019

According to a study by Britain-based tech research firm Comparitech, India has topped the list of countries in terms of sending content removal requests to technology companies like Facebook, Twitter, Google, Microsoft and Wikimedia.

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India diaspora largest in the world at 17.5 million, says UN

India diaspora largest in the world at 17.5 million, says UN

September 28, 2019

Indian diaspora comprises 6.4 pc of the total global migrant population with United Arab Emirates (UAE) being the top destination of Indian migrants followed by the US, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and Oman.

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Afghanistan peace talks

Afghanistan peace talks

August 3, 2019

As US-led peace talks with the Afghan Taliban pick up, India squirms uneasily as it is not part of the crucial negotiations about the future of the highly volatile nation.

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Élections générales 2019

Élections générales 2019

April 17, 2019

Du 11 avril au 19 mai, la plus grande démocratie du monde va faire la démonstration de sa force lors des élections législatives nationales, menant à la nomination du Premier ministre et de son gouvernement. Au-delà de son ampleur, ce scrutin fera l’objet d’une âpre bat...

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Rythmes politiques et engagement artistique

Rythmes politiques et engagement artistique

April 17, 2019

La scène musicale indienne est riche et dynamique et nombreux sont les artistes qui souhaitent faire entendre leur voix au travers leur art. INDES a rencontré 4 groupes musicaux de genres très différents – rap, mélange de musique classique indienne, de rock psychédélique...

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Air pollution in South Asia

Air pollution in South Asia

February 21, 2019

In various global studies, South Asia, home to nearly two billion people, continues to top air pollution-related deaths, with little signs of improvement.

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After Hollywood, #MeToo movement kickstarts in Bollywood

After Hollywood, #MeToo movement kickstarts in Bollywood

September 28, 2018

While most of Bollywood's big names have stayed silent on the issues of harassment and abuse, actress Tanushree Dutta is one of the few who speaks against powerful men in the industry, such as Nana Patekar. While she gets the support from general public, Bollywood, except a few, ...

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Kashmir conundrum

Kashmir conundrum

June 21, 2018

Jammu and Kashmir plunged into political uncertainty with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) pulling back its alliance with the People's Democratic Party (PDP). The question is when will normalcy return to the state with uncertainty looming large?

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India’s Stance on Refugees

India’s Stance on Refugees

May 31, 2018

India hosts the largest population of refugees in all of South Asia. At the end of 2016, there were 207,070 persons of concern in India, out of whom 197,851 were refugees and 9,219 were asylum seekers. As per the Global Trends report on Forced Displacement in 2016, published by t...

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Pakistan’s military wants peace and dialogue with India

Pakistan’s military wants peace and dialogue with India

May 16, 2018

Pakistan’s COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa thinks that the way to peace and prosperity in his country is through military cooperation with India. The two countries along with China will take part in joint military drills in Russia, in September this year. In an attempt towards f...

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