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Hundreds arrested in Hong Kong in New Year’s Day protests

Thursday, 02 January 2020

Hong Kong police arrested about 400 people in New Year's Day protests after what started as a ......

Use of facial recognition in Delhi rally sparks privacy fears

Monday, 30 December 2019

Police in Delhi used facial recognition software to screen crowds at a recent political rally - a ......

Hong Kong to end 2019 with multiple protests; big march planned for New Year

Monday, 30 December 2019

Hong Kong will end 2019 with multiple protests planned for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s ......

More than 1,000 gather for rain-soaked Hong Kong rally

Sunday, 29 December 2019

More than 1,000 people rallied in the rain in a park in Hong Kong’s financial district on ......

Hong Kong announces 336 arrests during Christmas protests

Friday, 27 December 2019

Hong Kong police arrested 336 people during the Christmas holiday as the city's protest movement ......

Grand theft protest: Hong Kongers and Chinese gamers battle online

Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Grand Theft Auto’s wildly popular online multiplayer game has become the latest venue for Hong ......

India approves funds for population survey amid protests over citizenship law

Tuesday, 24 December 2019

India’s federal cabinet approved funds on Tuesday for a census and population survey to be ......

Hong Kong leader rules out protests ahead of Beijing visit

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday ruled out further concessions to the city’s ......

Tunisia approves law excluding presidential candidate leading in polls

Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Tunisia’s parliament passed an amendment to its electoral law on Tuesday that would bar ......

Over 40 percent of newly elected Indian lawmakers facing charges

Sunday, 16 June 2019

India’s recent national election delivered a historic victory to Prime Minister Narendra ......

Huge crowds march in Hong Kong, piling pressure on leader

Sunday, 16 June 2019

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly in black, jammed the city’s streets Sunday, ......

Sudan opposition says leaders deported after talks collapse

Monday, 10 June 2019

Sudan’s ruling military has deported three members of an opposition movement detained last ......

Deposed Istanbul mayor vows ‘revolution’ for democracy

Thursday, 09 May 2019

Istanbul’s deposed mayor Ekrem Imamoglu, who was stripped of his election victory this week, ......

Thailand’s early voting kicks off with long queues

Sunday, 17 March 2019

Hundreds of thousands of voters crowded into schools, parking lots and temples across Thailand on ......

Can Hasina balance domestic discord with democratic temper in Bangladesh?

Wednesday, 02 January 2019

Chitrapu Uday Bhaskar, a retired Commodore who served in the Indian Navy, is one of India's leading experts and outspoken critics on security and strategic affairs. Commodore Bhaskar is currently the Director of the Society for Policy Studies (SPS), an independent think-tank based in New Delhi, India. He has the rare distinction of being the head of three think tanks during his career - the earlier two being the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) and the National Maritime Foundation (NMF). He is a columnist, editor, and contributor of numerous research-articles on nuclear and international security issues to reputed journals in India and abroad. Bhaskar has an abiding interest in the visual arts, film and theater. He tweets. @theUdayB.

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