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Underage girls have been kidnapped, raped and prostituted by UN and NATO personnel in Kosovo

Here’s why sexual violence by humanitarians and peacekeepers keeps happening

Peacekeeping operations have a long history of predatory sexual culture. And the UN’s database shows that abusers come from all continents.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during a meeting with World Bank Group David Malpass in Washington D.C on 15 October 2021 | Twitter/@FinMinIndia

Ending retrospective tax among Modi govt reforms welcomed by US admin, businesses: FM Sitharaman

FM Nirmala Sitharaman is in US for a week-long trip. After Boston & Washington, she is headed for New York for an interactive session with business community before flying back home.


A BSF Jawan stands guard at border | Representational image | ANI

Move to increase BSF jurisdiction is to ‘curb crime’, Opposition cries ‘attack on federalism’

Home ministry has amended a 2014 notification extending BSF jurisdiction from 15 km to 50 km along Punjab, West Bengal and Assam border.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Mohan Bhagwat is right, China is the big threat. But his prescription to counter it is flawed

India can fight China, but it needs peace & stability at home. It can't take on Beijing while re-lighting old fires like NRC or polarising Hindus & Muslims to win elections.