“We have reached the stage where there is a requirement to seriously review our policies toward China, not just diplomatically, economically, militarily also,” Malik, who was the Army chief from 1997 to 2000, told The Indian Express in an interview.
Sushma Swaraj receives kudos for her medical visa diplomacy via Twitter. But personalised, ad hoc policy victimises the most vulnerable
With Sharif, has gone India’s best shot at normalizing relations with Pakistan.
On Tuesday, the government of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe finalised an agreement to sell an 80% stake of the Hambantota Port's operations for $1.1 billion to China Merchant Ports Holding Company Ltd, which also has the contract for the Colombo Port.
On the highway ahead of Sonmarg, the men all ran to the wall beyond the shoulder. In my envy, I called out to them from my car: “Modi ji dekh rahen hain”. They turned around grinning. “Selfie leh lo,” I shouted back in anger.
The Opposition’s Vice-Presidential candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi speaks to The Indian Express about the significance of his nomination and how he plans to canvass for the election.
The first in the convoy is a police vehicle, followed by a hired Tata 407 in which a group of CRPF men is sitting close together at the back, weapons over knees, fingers over triggers. One CRPF man is standing behind an LMG positioned over the front.
The predominant sentiment is the self-assurance of the believer and unshakeable faith in the government’s security umbrella. The pilgrimage passes through parts of south Kashmir where there is a high presence of militants.
Hours later, at the Amarnath Yatri reception centre, there is little sign of fear, anxiety or uncertainty among pilgrims gathering for the next day’s journey to the cave shrine, where the faithful gather every year to worship a Shivling-shaped ice formation.
How much more sensible, and sensitive it would have been, back in 2014, to tell the families the limits of the possibilities? By now, they would probably be coming to terms with the inevitable, instead of excitedly Googling up images of the church in which the External Affairs minister told the families, the 39 men may have been seen
The deaths and injuries of civilians in the clashes between protestors and security forces have added more martyrs to the story of the “Kashmiri cause”. Those on the streets shout for `azaadi’, but talk about `shahadat’ in the name of Islam as a goal in itself.
Mohammed Ayub’s killing in Kashmir has kindled a sense of shame in the community; but the ghastly silence over 15-year-old Junaid Khan’s murder is a national outrage.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj may not want to be the harbinger of bad news, but it would be more honest if she and the MEA told the truth about the reality in Mosul
CHD is an architectural travel guide, literally a brick-and-mortar history of the city, and it was published by a Spanish architect who made Chandigarh her home five years ago.
'Lo ban gaya Khalistan, for two hours' says SGPC official, crediting the State for allowing a pressure-cooker release of anger and outrage
Maj Gogoi says Dar was instigating a mob that was throwing stones to discourage people from voting, and was attacking election officials.
The countries describe their friendship as being ‘higher than the mountains, deeper than the oceans, sweeter than honey’.
Let the land of Buddha’s birth not turn its back on his wisdom, even as it preaches it to others in Sri Lanka.
PM Modi will also travel to the Dalada Maligawa, the Temple of the Tooth Relic, in Kandy.
Wickremesinghe in Delhi; long dormant agreement to develop Sri Lanka’s Trincomalee Oil Tank Farm likely to be revived today.
After the stones are flung and slogans chanted, where does the average Kashmiri student head? To depoliticised campuses, where, like many their age, they watch TV soaps and read – but not before holding heated debates on identity, Kashmir.
The process will require online news portals and agencies to register with DMs
Six days after the parliamentary poll, it’s raining videos, almost one every three or four hours.
CM seeks police report, Army probes video; 3 held for assault on CRPF men.
Srinagar repoll: J-K’s Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Shantmanu said that only 709 votes were polled in the booths that went for re-poll.
The village is in mourning for him and for 17-year-old Mohammed Abbas.
Jammu and Kashmir bypoll: Delhi has interpreted high turnouts as rejection of azadi sentiment; Kashmiris, by contrast, have seen voting as a way to negotiate for basic necessities.
Some say this is just for show but what AAP started is setting the trend. Amarinder switched red-lights off, others want to follow
Rahul Gandhi resisted naming him the Chief Minister candidate until days before the vote, and there were efforts until the end to undermine his leadership.
The last of the conspirators, bombmaker Inderjit Singh Reyat, walked free on February 16, with no criminal responsibility fixed for what a Canadian judge called ‘the largest mass murder’ in the country’s history.
In the cheering and applauding audience are hundreds of women, heads and faces veiled, sitting on dhurries placed on the uneven ground.
Fighting for a third term and versus first-time AAP, Akalis have back to the wall
At Marina, an ‘apolitical’ protest and an unresisting government short-circuit due process.
"Amma is irreplaceable,” says Selvi, an AIADMK women’s wing worker from Erode, her head covered in a white scarf with the red-white-black AIADMK border as she rests on a grassy patch at the memorial.
For over three decades, Sasikala lived in the shadows of the late Jayalalithaa. As she now looks to step out and gain control over the AIADMK, her family, once loathed by Jayalalithaa and viewed with suspicion by others in the party, could prove the biggest hurdle.
Jayalalithaa had given clearance for the project much ahead as part of her ambitious plan to increase power generation to 3000 MW.