Until his last breath, he refused to compromise on the 72-year-old UN-sanctioned plebiscite, which was never held in Kashmir. And for that, he spent the last decade under house arrest.
The uncertainty in Afghanistan poses an international security risk. The best way forward is in collaboration with others.
The measure now faces a make-or-break vote in the House of Representatives in the coming weeks, where its future is less certain as divisions have sprung up in the Democratic majority.
The Supreme Court justices have dismissed a challenge to the Obama-era healthcare law by a 7-2 vote, preserving insurance coverage for millions of Americans.
Social media giant says it is worried about the safety of its staff in India, days after police visited its office as part of an investigation related to the firm tagging certain posts by ruling BJP as manipulated.
A single lie may not damage a society, but an unending stream of thousands has a cumulative effect, and history has shown us how dangerous that can be.
Indian opposition leaders and commentators say defeat of PM Modi's right-wing party in crucial state of West Bengal and elsewhere shows his populist sway might be containable.
US President Joe Biden marked his first 100 days in office with a joint address to Congress where he repeatedly spoke of global cooperation in a major shift from the hawkish nationalism of his predecessor Donald Trump.
New measures include plans for the Justice Department to crack down on self-assembled "ghost guns," and make "stabilising braces" subject to registration under the National Firearms Act.
Once credited for fueling India’s rapid growth, the state-owned banking model is now under the knife.
In a superseding indictment, the US has charged six people allegedly connected to far-right fringe group Oath Keepers for conspiring to storm the Capitol. The remaining three defendants were previously indicted for conspiracy in January.
The Senate will reconvene on Saturday to debate on whether to allow witness testimony, then finish closing arguments and possibly vote on a verdict.
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