The New Face of India’s Anti-corruption Movement

NEW DELHI - The issue of corruption has always been rampant in India. The problem is such deep-rooted that every citizen has accepted the...

Musharraf Trapped in Yet Another Case

Sadichchha Pokharel Editor (Asia: South) ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s former President Pervez Musharraf has yet again been accused of murder– this time for being involved in a...

Is India’s Rape Culture Never-Ending?

Oscar Marchal Martos   NEW DELHI - New Delhi, India's capital is tainted with cases of rapes and molestations. But will the trauma that the women...

50 dead in Pakistan bus crash

A bus has collided with an oil tanker near the city of Karachi KARACHI - More than 50 people have been reported dead and dozens...

Ethnic Violence in North-East India, 30 Muslims Killed

North-east India saw its worst outbreak of violence in the last few years with Muslim residents being targeted by separatist rebels. ASSAM — Thirty Muslims were killed...

Pakistani Journalist Shot Dead for Investigating Drug Dealing

Sadichchha Pokharel Editor (Asia: South)   KARAK — Pakistani reporter Ayub Khattak was shot dead outside his house in the Karak district of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province...

Conflict in Gaza Affects Maldives: Israelis Evacuated

Israeli tourists have had to be evacuated from Maldives, following various actions and protests regarding the conflict in Gaza. THULUSDHOO – Last week an Israeli...

India divided on the abolition of triple talaq

NEW DELHI - The government of India opposed the practice of triple talaq in the Supreme Court on October 7 saying it can’t be regarded...

Inspections Find Major Safety Flaws in Bangladesh Factories

Inspections on several garment factories in Bangladesh have found gaps in safety regulations, prompting temporary closure. DHAKA — Following the Rana Plaza factory collapse in...

Narendra Modi and BJP Secure Resounding Victory in Indian Election

DELHI — Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party have swept to victory in one of the worst defeats for the Congress...