Protesting Farmers Flood India’s Capital, Storm Historic Fort

Protesting farmers riding tractors shout slogans as they march to the capital breaking police barricades during India's Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. Tens of thousands of farmers drove a convoy of tractors into the Indian capital as the nation celebrated Republic Day on Tuesday in the backdrop of agricultural protests that have grown into a rebellion and rattled the government. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Tens of thousands of farmers rolled into India’s capital Tuesday on tractors festooned with Indian flags, overshadowing a traditional military parade on a national holiday. They broke through barricades, clashed with police and occupied the ramparts of the 17th century Red Fort – a tourist attraction and symbol of Indian power. It was one of… Continue reading Protesting Farmers Flood India’s Capital, Storm Historic Fort

New India-China Border Clash Shows Simmering Tensions

Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, during his visit in July with soldiers in Ladakh, the region where Chinese and Indian troops had clashed just two weeks before. By Jeffrey Gettleman, Emily Schmall and Hari Kumar

NEW DELHI — Indian and Chinese language troops have clashed alongside their disputed Himalayan border, based on media and army stories on Monday, as Beijing quietly intensifies stress in opposition to its southern neighbor with new incursions into territory claimed by each side. Particulars in regards to the newest skirmish stay foggy, and Indian officers… Continue reading New India-China Border Clash Shows Simmering Tensions