China vs. India: World War III? – VisualPolitik EN

This video is sponsored by Newsvoice. Download Newsvoice for free: https://newsvoice.com/visualpolitik Let’s fix the news. Together. China and India account for more than a third of the world’s population. That’s why it’s so worrying that these two titans get along so badly. In June this year, 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a skirmish on … Read more China vs. India: World War III? – VisualPolitik EN

Pakistan PM reiterates support for Kashmiri self-determination

Pakistan’s prime minister has reiterated a call for the world community to intervene in the Kashmir dispute by demanding Kashmiris’ right to self-determination be implemented, one year after New Delhi revoked a special constitutional status for, and imposed a siege on, Indian-administered Kashmir. It has been a year since India unilaterally revoked the special autonomy … Read more Pakistan PM reiterates support for Kashmiri self-determination

Indian PM Modi lays foundation of Ram temple at razed mosque site

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a plaque on Wednesday to kick off the construction of a Hindu temple in the northern city of Ayodhya on a spot where a mosque was demolished nearly 30 years ago, prompting deadly riots nationwide. Modi offered prayers to nine stone blocks with Lord Ram inscribed on it amid … Read more Indian PM Modi lays foundation of Ram temple at razed mosque site

Netflix’s Indian Matchmaking Sparks Debate on India’s Big Fat Wedding

Most Indian marriages are still arranged. And a popular Netflix show Indian Matchmaking has sparked debate globally about India’s arranged marriages and other wedding practices. Critics accuse the show of stereotyping and commodifying women, lacking diversity and promoting a backwards vision of marriage where astrologers and meddling parents are more influential than the preferences of … Read more Netflix’s Indian Matchmaking Sparks Debate on India’s Big Fat Wedding

India: Modi to lay Ayodhya temple foundation to push Hindu agenda

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is overseeing the laying of the foundation stone for a Hindu temple at a controversial religious site. He is in the northern town of Ayodhya, where a mob destroyed a 16th-century mosque in 1992, in which thousands of people were killed. The building of the temple has been a decades-old … Read more India: Modi to lay Ayodhya temple foundation to push Hindu agenda

India’s political prisoners: UN calls for release of activists

The United Nations has joined the calls for the release of human rights activists in India who are in prison awaiting trial under anti-terrorism laws. The conservative BJP government denies accusations by rights groups the charges against the left-wing activists are politically motivated. Many rights groups are asking the government why it has not investigated … Read more India’s political prisoners: UN calls for release of activists

India to Add 35,000 Troops Along China Border as Tensions Simmer

India is preparing to position an additional 35,000 troops along its disputed Himalayan border with China as the possibility of an early resolution to the deadly tensions between the two neighbors fades. The move would change the status quo along the contested 3,488 kilometer (2,162 mile) Line of Actual Control and stretch the nation’s already … Read more India to Add 35,000 Troops Along China Border as Tensions Simmer

India Covid-19: Delhi’s mask-averse shoppers worry officials

The number of Covid-19 cases in India’s capital, Delhi, has fallen in the past two weeks, allowing more markets to reopen. But officials are worried that many people are still not wearing masks or following social distancing in public places. They have said such practices can have devastating consequences. Officials, including Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, … Read more India Covid-19: Delhi’s mask-averse shoppers worry officials

India’s Water Crisis Forces Farmers to Rethink Their Crops

India’s 1.3 billion people have access to only about 4% of the world’s water resources, and farmers consume almost 90% of the groundwater water available. As global temperatures rise and overuse of water depletes existing resources, the threat to lives and businesses in Asia’s third-largest economy is projected to grow. Water shortages are already acute: … Read more India’s Water Crisis Forces Farmers to Rethink Their Crops

More than 100 killed, thousands displaced by India floods

More than 100 people have been killed and tens of thousands displaced by floods in northeast India. Flooding is common during the monsoon season. But it is posing an extra challenge this year, as the government tries to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Al Jazeera’s Elizabeth Puranam reports from New Delhi. – Subscribe to … Read more More than 100 killed, thousands displaced by India floods

What will it take to stop India’s police brutality? – BBC News

Two cases – the custodial deaths of a father and son in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu and a Muslim youth who died after being beaten by police in the capital Delhi – have once again highlighted the issue of police brutality in India. A recent report by a consortium of NGOs against … Read more What will it take to stop India’s police brutality? – BBC News

How will China handle its relationship with India going forward?

Top Indian Air Force commanders launch an in-depth review of India’s air defense system at a three-day conference beginning today, following the bitter border row with China in eastern Ladakh. A few days ago, India’s navy took part in joint military exercises with the U.S. in the Indian Ocean. Meanwhile, New Delhi is also considering … Read more How will China handle its relationship with India going forward?

Livelihoods at stake: Mining in Indian-administered Kashmir

Mining has long been a way of life for many people in Indian-administered Kashmir. But the scrapping of the territory’s special status last year led to changes in the way contracts are allocated. And that has left some locals fearing for their livelihoods. Al Jazeera’s Elizabeth Puranam reports from New Delhi. – Subscribe to our … Read more Livelihoods at stake: Mining in Indian-administered Kashmir

Nearly a Quarter Have Had Covid-19 in India’s Capital New Delhi

Nearly a quarter of the residents in India’s capital New Delhi have had the coronavirus, according to a sero-prevalence study conducted by the country’s disease control organization. With a population of more than 11 million, New Delhi has so far reported 123,747 confirmed cases and 3,663 deaths. The study conducted by the National Center for … Read more Nearly a Quarter Have Had Covid-19 in India’s Capital New Delhi

COVID-19 in India | New Delhi crowded, despite surge in cases

The streets of New Delhi are as busy as ever, as the number of COVID-19 cases exceeds a million, with a record 34,956 new infections reported in the past 24 hours alone. Despite the surge, India has reportedly resumed international flights between the US, France, and Germany. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check … Read more COVID-19 in India | New Delhi crowded, despite surge in cases