India warns against terrorists getting nukes, says nations responsible to prevent it

By Arul Louis

United Nations : India has warned of the "catastrophic dangers" of terrorists getting weapons of mass destruction and said that nations have a responsibility to prevent nuclear material from falling into their hands.

Speaking at the UN Security Council debate on weapons of mass destruction (WMD) on Tuesday, India's Deputy Permanent Representative Tanmaya Lal said: "We are fully cognizant of the catastrophic dangers that the transfer of Weapons of Mass Destruction to non-State actors and terrorists could entail."

Old and proud, a Delhi school struggles to keep afloat

By Mohd Asim Khan

New Delhi : The 324-year-old Anglo Arabic School, one of the oldest in the capital with scores of eminent personalities among its alumni, is today struggling to keep itself afloat.

Woefully short of teachers, with no lab assistants and no librarian, the government-aided school is trying to somehow fulfil its commitment to the 1,800-odd students who are enrolled in the hope of getting a decent education at a nominal fee.


The role of women in the Kashmir uprising

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Why the Jamia ‘raid’ left students so angry

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Why are Indian Muslims a punching bag? A rejoinder

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Assam Police eye skill centres for Bodo youth

By Rupesh Dutta

New Delhi : Assam Police have suggested that skill development centres be created across the Bodoland Territorial Area District (BTAD) to keep youngsters away from militancy, a top police officer has said.

The plan, which is in it's initial stage, was conceived by the Assam Police after ideas were sought internally to tackle the recruitment of youths by the National Democratic Front of Bodoland-S (NDFB-S) faction in recent months.

Why Muslims are a punching bag

By Bobby Naqvi

In 2016, Karnataka charged students, union leaders with sedition -— Amnesty latest

Bengaluru : The police investigation against Amnesty International India -- for slogans raised during an event the global advocacy organised -- is the second such sedition complaint registered in Karnataka this year after a complaint from the student's wing of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

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UN Human Rights head raises issue of access to Kashmir

By Arul Louis

United Nations : UN Human Rights head Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on Wednesday expressed regret that his officials were not being allowed into the Kashmir Valley or into the part being governed by Pakistan, marking a departure from the world body's hands off approach so far to recent developments there.