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Manipur crisis worsens amidst ongoing tribal conflict, political tensions

MANIPUR: The situation in Manipur has grown increasingly dire, with ongoing violence and unrest continuing to affect the region. The conflict between the Kuki and Meitei tribes has resulted in the deaths of over 200 people and displaced more than 60,000, highlighting the severe humanitarian

India’s heatwave longest ever, worse to come

NEW DELHI: India’s heatwave is the longest ever to hit the country, the government’s top weather expert said Monday as he warned people will face increasingly oppressive temperatures. Parts of northern India have been gripped by a heatwave since mid-May, with temperatures soaring over 45 degrees

Indian PM Modi set to take oath for 3rd time...

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to be sworn-in for a record-equalling third term on June 8, after key allies pledged their continued support a day after a humbling election verdict that saw his party lose its majority in parliament. Modi, a populist

Heat wave kills at least 56 in India, nearly 25,000...

NEW DELHI: India saw nearly 25,000 cases of suspected heat stroke and 56 people lost their lives after several heat wave days across the country from March-May, local media reported, citing government data. May has been a particularly bad month for the region, with temperature in