Category: So Asia

‘Don’t Tell Us to Halt the Violence, Tell the Americans’: Afghan Taliban

“Let us prove that only Western countries cannot solve this conflict,”… “There is also human…

Pakistan to Celebrate Four Decades of Hospitality to Afghan Refugees

Reminiscent of Switzerland, a safe haven for refugees during World War II Pakistan hosts the…

Arundhati Roy on Fascism, Rising Hindu Nationalism in India & Abuses in Kashmir

DESPARDES News Monitor – Arundhati Roy, the legendary award-winning Indian author won Booker Prize in…

Did Israeli Ambassador to India and RSS chief have secret meeting?

India’s general election 2019 began on April 11 and will end on May 19. Votes will…

Myanmar Passenger Jet Lands Safely After Landing Gear Fails

Myanmar pilot skillfully manages to execute emergency landing despite plane’s front wheels not deploying (AP)…

India Gets Apache Helicopter, Hails It as ‘Significant Step’

DESPARDES News Monitor – India has received the first of 22 Apache attack helicopters from…

Muslims in Sri Lanka Face Backlash, Fear For Safety

Muslim shops in Sri Lanka attacked as tensions remain after Easter Sunday bombings; They fear…

Indian Guru Arrested in Oz for Sexually Assaulting Women

DESPARDES News Monitor – Australian law enforcement authorities have arrested a self-proclaimed Indian spiritual guru…

Journalists Jailed For Reporting on Rohingya Crisis Freed After Global Outrage

Prominent rights lawyer Amal Clooney said Tuesday it had been an “honor to represent” her…

Kashmir Rejects India Election: Less Than 3 Pct Turnout in Pulwama, Shopian Districts

DESPARDES News Monitor: India is in full election mode: voting began on 11 April, and…

How RSS is Working Tirelessly to Help BJP Win 2019 LS Polls in Rajasthan

ALBILAD Daily English Online – With its 3,500 to 4,000 shakhas across Rajasthan, the Rashtriya…

India Election Update: Close Call For BJP and Modi

“This new India will enter your home and kill you (Pakistan). We will respond to…