India


World’s Largest Democratic Exercise Threatens Minority Groups

As the world’s largest democratic exercise, spanning a period of six weeks, is currently underway, concerns continue to rise for the Indian Muslim community who are consistently underrepresented in India’s parliament. The outgoing parliament features only 22 Muslims of 543 politicians, presenting the lowest Muslim representation in five decades which […]


U.S Threatens Sanctions With Seemingly No Benefits To Iran’s Top Five Oil Exporters

On Monday, April 22nd, the United States stated that if China, India, Japan, South Korea, and Turkey continued to import oil from Iran after May 2nd, when their waivers expire, they will no longer be exempt from US sanctions. Iran has denounced these sanctions, calling them illegal, and does not […]


Institutional Failure: Churchill’s Policies Responsible for 1943 Bengal Famine – Study

For years there has been debate surrounding the late Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s culpability in the 1943 Bengal famine in the then-British India. A new study provides scientific backing that the 1943 famine, which is estimated to have killed three million people, was the only one in modern Indian history […]


India Shoots Down Satellite In Test, Concerns Over Security And Space Junk

In the latest move for India’s rapidly expanding space program, the government announced on March 27th that they had successfully shot down a satellite in space. Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a televised announcement to address the test, claiming that India had now established itself as a space power joining […]


Tensions Increase Between Pakistan And India After JeM Airstrike

The Indian government announced today that it has conducted an airstrike – or “surgical strike” – in Pakistan, targeting terrorist training camps. This move marks the first time in five decades that the Indian air force has crossed Pakistan-controlled air space. New Delhi claims the attacks targeted the biggest training […]


Pakistan Plans For ‘Surprise’ Response After Surgical Air Strikes By India

Islamabad has promised retaliation in response to airstrikes conducted in Pakistan by the Indian Air Force on an alleged terror camp. Hostilities between the two nuclear powers have further escalated after the Pulwama attack in India-controlled Kashmir on 14 February. On 26 February, the Indian Air Force released “a payload” […]