Posts Tagged ‘India’

Friends or foes? As India gears up to talk to the West, meet the architect of its new ‘India first’ foreign policy

As India awaits two major events in its political calendar, a visit from US President Donald Trump next week and a summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and EU leaders in Brussels next month, it is tempting to see the burgeoning superpower integrating itself into the Western fold. Especially given the multibillion-dollar arms deal Modi […]

Stray dogs maul 12-yr-old girl to death in Punjab, India

   A minor girl of a migrant family, who had gone to look for potatoes in fields of Naulari village, was attacked and mauled to death by stray dogs. The deceased identified as, Simran (12), was a Class IV student of Naulari primary school. Daughter of Jugal Sharma, a resident of Bihar, and she was […]

RIPPLE EFFECT: Huge disruptions in pharmaceutical supplies reported in INDIA after Wuhan coronavirus disrupts production in China

(Natural News) As we’ve been reporting now for several weeks, the spreading Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) is much worse than the Chinese government has said.  There are thousands more infections, according to various reports, and plenty more deaths — so many, in fact, that funeral homes are paying more than $143 an hour […]

Change on a ‘war footing’: India reshapes its military, seeks strategic balance with China

In December last year, the Indian government appointed General Bipin Rawat as the  country’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) to act as the highest point of contact between the military and government, and to bring about a long overdue integration of the Army, Navy, and Air Force. Since then, General Rawat has unveiled a […]

India says COW URINE could cure coronavirus… the hard part is gulping it without getting kicked

(Natural News) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently announced a highly unusual alleged cure for the Wuhan coronavirus (CoVid-19) that definitely falls into the so-called “alternative” medicine category: cow urine. The Hindu Mahasabha, a century-old group that promotes a system of Hindu nationalism known as Hindutva, or “Hinduness,” has officially declared, with […]

Stronger than sanctions: What’s driving countries from Turkey to India to buy Russia’s S-400?

At the Lucknow DefExpo 2020 last week, Russian officials confirmed that India will receive its first shipment of S-400s by September 2021. The $5 billion deal signed in 2018 will be moving ahead despite US warnings that such a purchase could trigger sanctions under the CAATSA (Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act), which President Donald […]

Harley-Davidson to Sell Their Poorly Made and Unfashionable Doom Machines to India

Andrew Anglin Daily Stormer February 15, 2020 “When you ride a hog down the streets of India, you live where you shit. Take it easy, partner. This is freedom.” Since baby boomers sold out the entire country and ensured that a large portion of millennials and zoomers will never own a house, […]

India plans to get new frigates from Russia while the US threatens New Delhi with sanctions over purchase of S-400 missile system

As part of a $2.2 billion deal with Moscow, the pair of warships, currently under construction at the Yantar Shipyard in Kaliningrad, will be delivered in two years — and two additional frigates will be built domestically at India’s Goa Shipyard under a technology transfer agreement. Relationship built over decades India’s naval ties with Russia […]

India blames Pakistan for ceasefire violation and death of civilian in Kashmir

On Friday, the Indian Army accused Pakistan of violating a ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC), the de facto border between parts of disputed Kashmir. They said shells landed in Shahpur and Kerni sectors in the Poonch district, killing one civilian and injuring two others. A day earlier, Indian security forces reported raiding a […]

Russia starts training crew for India’s 1st manned space mission

The quartet, sent by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), commenced training on Monday, the center announced in a statement. Their names have yet to be revealed, but all of them are well-trained military pilots, it stated. “All candidates served as fighter pilots in the Indian Air Force. After serious tests, they were selected by […]

Made in India? Modi’s soldiers set to pull trigger on homemade Kalashnikovs

New Delhi is keen to order 670,000 Kalashnikovs from the joint venture established last year with the eponymous Russian conglomerate. A factory has already been built for the purpose in the northern district of Amethi. However, the initial cost of production and technology transfer is driving up the prices of Kalashnikovs, arguably the most famous […]

India’s trade could be boosted by joining the Eurasian Economic Union — but US sanctions on Iran may hamper progress

With talks ongoing about a possible India-EAEU free trade agreement (FTA), Moscow has also been pushing for New Delhi to join the EAEU — currently consisting of Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan. Such a move could open new trade opportunities between the South Asian and Eurasian regions via the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) […]

India kickstarts Lord Rama shrine construction instead of mosque on disputed land, after landmark court ruling

The 15-member body “will take decisions independently on the construction of a Rama temple and related issues,” Modi said in a speech in parliament on Wednesday. He hailed the move as “a historic step,” paving the way for building the shrine in the ancient holy city of Ayodhya in India’s northern Uttar Pradesh state, where, […]

India & Bangladesh hold joint counterterrorism army drill (PHOTOS)

The ninth installment of the Sampriti exercise is meant to help the militaries of the two countries learn about each other’s tactical and organizational peculiarities. The joint field operation will simulate a UN-mandated counterterrorism push conducted by India and Bangladesh in tandem in a difficult mountainous and jungle terrain. “In addition to understanding each other […]

India To Probe Wuhan Institute Of Virology

It appears that around the time we suggested someone reach out to the Wuhan Institute of Virology to get some answers about the origin of the deadly Coronavirus epidemic (which Twitter decided was sufficient to get us barred from the platform), India was doing just that. ACcording to The Hindu and GreatGameIndia, after Indian scientists […]

At least 4 injured in grenade attack in India-controlled Kashmir, including civilians and military personnel

Unidentified militants reportedly targeted a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) patrol in the city, wounding two officers as well as two bystanders. A CRPF spokesperson told local media that those injured were transported to a hospital to receive treatment. The explosion reportedly caused panic among bystanders who were shopping at a weekly flea market. Security forces […]

India & Russia could team up to build nuclear plants in Africa and Middle East, as New Delhi juggles rival partners

The Indian ambassador to Russia, Venkatesh Varma, recently announced that India could collaborate with Russia to launch new projects in Africa and the Middle East. He stated, “Russia already has agreements in this field with a number of African countries,” adding, “Ethiopia is one of them, and there are some countries in the Middle East.” […]

1st case of coronavirus confirmed in India, student in Kerala state tests positive

The patient reportedly caught the virus while studying at Wuhan University in China. While this is India’s first confirmed case of the virus, 10 other patients have been quarantined in the state of Maharashtra for possible exposure, local media reported. The epidemic, which has already claimed an estimated 170 lives, originated in Wuhan, China. Also on […]

Big leap for India’s nuclear forces? New Delhi to develop 5,000km-range K-5 missile following successful test of sub-launched K-4

The state-of-the-art K-4 missile reportedly flew 2,200km (1,367 miles) after its launch from a submerged pontoon in the Bay of Bengal on Sunday. The pontoon blast-off was designed to simulate a launch from a submarine without putting an actual submarine at risk in the event of the missile suffering a catastrophic failure. While the K-4 […]

Heavy snowfall closes 300 roads in Himachal Pradesh, India

   Snow hampered traffic with 300 roads, including three national highways, closed after snowfall across the state A fresh spell of snow in Himachal Pradesh threw life out of gear on Wednesday with 300 roads, including three national highways, closed for traffic due to slippery roads. Shimla got 10.2cm of snowfall and recorded a low […]

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