Daily Archives: February 27, 2017

India prepares new war plan for Bay of Bengal

India goes for new war plan to counter increasing threat in and around Indian Ocean including Bay of Bengal. India’s war doctrine, till now, hinged on a possible two-pronged...

Experts for “urgent review” of Farakka Barrage

Echoing Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s concern, India's river and environment experts urged government to review the effectiveness of Farakka Barrage. They are claiming that Farakka Barrage had failed...

RTI invoked to expose Army wrongdoings

According to Daily FT, a wide-ranging Right to Information Act request was filed with the Army on Saturday, requesting details of how state resources have been used to aid soldiers...

Kargil martyr’s daughter gets rape threat for opposing BJP student wing

The Delhi University student, whose social media campaign against Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), a student union linked to the ruling BJP, recently went viral, alleged on Sunday to have...

Scholars and artists should not be afraid of offending political patrons

Ramachandra Guha: On the last day of this year’s Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF), writer Taslima Nasrin made an unexpected appearance. The session she spoke at was titled...

Trump’s Russia and China Policy: Impact on South Asia

In only a month in office, the 45th President of the United States Donald Trump has inspired extensive debate through his seemingly unpredictable policy pursuits. While many have expressed...

To say that Rahul Gandhi needs to mature is disservice to both him and...

  If this was meant to be defence of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s track record, it seems to have backfired at least going by social media reactions. Congress leader Sheila...

India fails to substantiate claim of Pakistan’s involvement in Uri attack

India’s National Investigative Agency (NIA) has decided to file a closure report after failing to find any evidence against two men from Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) whom it...

India’s top diplomat to visit Washington for talks

India's top diplomat will visit Washington this week for talks with the new US administration, an Indian foreign ministry official said Sunday. Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar is expected to discuss...

Taliban leader urges Afghans to plant more trees in special message

The Taliban group in Afghanistan on Sunday used a rare public statement in the name of its leader, Haibatullah Akhundzada, to call on Afghans to plant more trees for...