Union home ministerÂ Rajnath SinghÂ on SaturdayÂ saidÂ India plans to seal international boundariesÂ with neighbouring countries Pakistan and Bangladesh soon.
"India is planning to seal the internationalÂ boundaries with Pakistan and BangladeshÂ as soon as possible. This could be India's major step against terrorism... More
Despite the legacy of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, father of independent Indiaâ€™s Constitution and first Law and Justice Minister who initiated his relentless campaign against social discrimination of the Dalits, the spectre of the barbarism of caste based... More
On August 2, 1972 â€“ eight months after the 13-day India-Pakistan war concluded on December 16, 1971 â€“ India and Pakistan signed the Shimla Agreement under which India agreed to release all the 93,000 Pakistani prisoners of... More
One must offer worshipful thanks to Chandan Mitra for enlightening us on this site on the powerful reasons that led Modi-Shah (like Laurel-and-Hardy, they are linked together in public perception) to dump Yogi Adityanath, of all people,... More
India and Russia on Friday admitted there may be some â€œunfriendly forces or actorsâ€ who may be trying to create hindrances in bilateral relations.
India-Russia ties were discussed threadbare as Home Minister Rajnath Singh held a meeting with... More
Chinese media believes if Chinese and Indian think tanks work together with mutual co-operation for insightful and high-quality research alongside with policy development projects for both partyâ€™s interest than it can be the next step towards a... More
Private power producers such as Adani Power and Reliance Power have robust investment plans for Bangladeshâ€™s energy sector, Indiaâ€™s High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla told Business Line in an interview prior to the visit of... More
As India and Russia prepare forÂ their 18th annual summit inÂ early June this year inÂ St. Petersburg, the challenge beforeÂ the two countries would be toÂ give fresh impetus toÂ their bilateral trade and strategic ties withoutÂ losing sight ofÂ reality. In particular, the... More
More personnel of Indiaâ€™s Border Security Force (BSF) are dying ofÂ mental illness and lifestyle diseases than in the line of duty.
BSF Director General KK Sharma shared details of a study conducted among the force while speaking... More
The recent Assembly elections in five Indian States have established theÂ pre-eminence of the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the countryâ€™s polity. Nistula Hebbar spoke to Professor Walter Andersen, Director of the South Asia Studies... More
Never one to rest on his laurels, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set himself a new target â€” showcasing a â€œNew Indiaâ€ by 2022, the 75th anniversary of the nationâ€™s independence. In a significant address to the... More
(Exclusive): At the moment, it seems Indian prime minister Narendra Modi is blessed with two huge assets â€“ a strong tactical sense and the blessings of the Almighty.
The sweeping BJP victories in UP and Uttarakhand and the... More
Young men were questioned, shamed and even forced to do sit-ups in various cities across Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday as "anti-Romeo squads" of the police were out on the streets on the orders of new Chief Minister... More
Indiaâ€™s National Security Advisor Ajit Doval arrived in Washington yesterday, 21 March, on a four-day US visit essentially in an attempt to read the Trump administration mindset about the South Asian region. The top agenda of his... More
The Indian Air Force (IAF) is to equip six new Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules transport aircraft equipped with the Terrain Awareness Warning System (TAWS), it was disclosed on 15 March.
A solicitation posted by the US Air Force... More
This is where bombast and its counter â€” sarcasm â€” ends. Where irony, humour retires. And hard-rock reality stares us in the face, the reality that is Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister of Indiaâ€™s most populous State.
We cannot... More
The world breathed a sigh of relief last week as the Islamophobe populist Geert Wilders failed to become the head of the biggest party in Holland. The respite from elected bigotry did not last long. On Sunday... More
In the backdrop of a series of attacks that have killed two persons of Indian origin and left two others injured in the United States, the Left leaders like D. Raja of CPI and Sitaram Yechury of... More
Scoring the strongest victory in the recent state assembly elections, the BJP will have the choice of their own candidate in the next presidential elections in July when incumbent President Pranab Mukherjee completes his term. The BJP... More
Apex court says it is willing to choose a principal mediator, if necessary. On Tuesday Supreme court said the Ayodhya's Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute should be settled amicably by creating consensus with all parties involved.
Terming the issue sensitive,... More
India being overly sensitive with Chinese involvement in South Asian countries is peeving Beijing. China communist governmentâ€™s mouthpiece Global Times published an article expressing robust reaction in this matter. They are saying if India carries on with... More
The BJP has tried to make all elections in India go the presidential way – Narendra Modi versus the rest. The results of elections in five states, which became clear by December 11 evening, may not change that but the Modi magic suddenly appears to be fading.
It is not just the election results in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, where Modi campaigned extensively before the polls. The stunning resignation... More
China is increasing its pressure on the Myanmar government in an effort to consolidate its strategic position in Beijing’s march westward. China is also trying to capitalise on Myanmar’s increasing disaffection with the West, and the opportunity offered by the latter’s own cautious realignment and recently developed strategic vision, with the newly launched ‘Look East’ policy.
A number of high-power senior Chinese government officials have visited the capital Naypyitaw, all... More
The Trump administration's renewed push to seek Pakistan's help in bringing the Afghan Taliban to the negotiating table comes as a striking contrast to what the US president had only very recently said in one of his interviews about Pakistan not doing anything in Afghanistan to help the US win the war, or even get out of it. Coming from a president who is famous for his unpredictable habit of... More
One of the central problems of Imran Khan’s government is the quality and commitment of his range of advisers, not only for day-to-day politics but for short and long-term decision-making processes. The PM has been more than once given the perception of taking off-the-cuff decisions through speeches and interviews. Even good advisers do not matter until there is a due process for diligence and analysis to not only sort... More
In Dhaka’s swirling political speculations and gossip, the latest is about who among the electoral candidates is wealthy and who is not. On paper, many have declared their wealth and almost none have been found credibility among the public. They know that to survive in politics you need to make and spend a lot of money which, going by wealth levels, would be impossible.
Politics is not just about power... More
The fourth summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), held in Kathmandu on August 30 and 31, was “not fruitful” because of the inherent “weakness” of the regional inter-state institution,... More