The purported photos of the aftermath of the Christmas Eve massacre in eastern Mo So village, just outside Hpruso township went viral on social media fueling outrage against the military that took power in Myanmar in February.
Harsh Vardhan Shringla, during his two-day visit, will hold discussions with the State Administration Council, political parties and members of civil society, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said.
As the Myanmar military continues to rule with a hard whip in the country, people have come out to demand sanctions on oil and gas funds, the country's single largest source of foreign currency revenue.
Rohingya Muslims, in their lawsuit against Facebook said, 'Facebook has long been aware that hateful, outraged, and politically extreme content... is oxygen to the company's blood'. They seek $150 Billion in damages from the tech giant.
The Myanmar court found Aung San Suu Kyi guilty of incitement and violating coronavirus restrictions. The sentencing is the first in a series of cases in which she is being prosecuted since the army seized power.
Sources report the first ruling in the trial of the ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been put back by a week. She could spend the rest of her life in prison if convicted of charges including incitement and corruption.
Aung San Suu Kyi faces trials on a series of charges, including corruption, that could send her to prison for dozens of years if convicted.
From homophobic propaganda to military justifying brutality, hate speech in Myanmar is still doing rounds on Facebook, even after coming under scrutiny.
Amid the fighting between local defense forces and military in Myanmar, about 37,000 people are displaced in the northwestern region, a United Nations spokesperson said.
Since the coup in Myanmar, the military has been systematically torturing those detained, finds a report highlighting alleged atrocities inside a detention facility of over 9,000 people.
Andrew Kirkwood, a top UN official in Myanmar was referring to the increasing communal strife, military coup and a 'devastating third wave' of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The plan that calls for stopping violence, constructive dialogue, appointment of an ASEAN special envoy as mediator and humanitarian aid has got ASEAN support.
The military government officially annulled last year’s election results last Tuesday and appointed a new election commission to take charge of the polls.
It does not meet the objective of keeping China under check for which the next “Quad” Summit is meeting later this year.
The World Health Organization has also urged the nations to scale up public health infrastructure and to rigorously implement social measures.
The UN General Assembly on Friday condemned the Myanmar military’s February coup and passed a resolution urging for an arms embargo on the country
New Delhi now has little stomach for human rights activism
The UN General Assembly on Monday condemned the Myanmar military for staging a coup in the country on February and urged it to respect ‘the people’s will’
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.