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Obama ends 20-year-old policy for Cuban migrants

US President Barack Obama has ended a two-decade-old "wet foot, dry foot" policy that allows most Cuban migrants who reach US soil to become...

Amid conflict, residents of border village hope for peace

Forced to abandon their houses, standing crops and cattle after shelling by the Pakistani army, the residents of the once-sleepy border village of Hamirpur...

Modi government’s notification on minorities may cause more turmoil in Assam

Amitava Mukherjee The union government's recent notification regularising the entry and stay of minorities from Bangladesh and Pakistan on grounds of humanitarian considerations (meaning religious...

The migrant crisis – Juncker speech found lacking

Sudhanshu S Singh Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, made an emphatic speech in the European Parliament on 9 September 2015, in the backdrop...

Class 9 student killed in Imphal in clash with police, curfew...

Massive protests have broken out in Imphal in Manipur after police firing during protests resulted in the death of a student. An indefinite curfew...