Monday, 5 December, 2022


Manmohan Singh didn’t speak much, but did as much to fight terror: former NSA Narayanan

All governments are concerned about fighting terror. But international collaboration on countering terrorism has improved tremendously in the last 10 years.

Images show China may be using a secret tunnel to divert Brahmaputra water into desert

Latest satellite imagery shows river Brahmaputra disappearing into a 900 meter underground tunnel in China.

India joins Wassenaar Arrangement, now has greater access to sensitive technologies

India was trying to become part of the arrangement for the last two years, but was blocked by Italy, owing to the dip in bilateral relations.

How to study the possibility of water wars between China and India

Fears of China potentially ‘weaponising’ its rivers call for a scientific-security analysis, something sorely lacking in Indian policy circles.

Modi govt’s Mamata headache: 600 km of Bangladesh border still unfenced

Home ministry officials claim lack of cooperation from West Bengal may pose a hurdle in checking illegal immigrants, including Rohingyas.

It was Pranab Mukherjee who opposed demilitarisation of Siachen in 2006: former NSA

The former national security advisor countered the former Foreign Secretary on a crucial Cabinet Committee on Security meeting on Siachen and Pakistan

India loses its troop scanning Heron UAV, secretive sensors to China crash

Heron fleet seeing a crash a year but first 'capture’ across Sikkim border may reveal secrets.

Journalists will be CBI’s star witnesses in Babri Masjid demolition case

Scribes had filed at least 47 FIRs in the aftermath of the incidents of 6 December 1992. Many of them had been thrashed, and their equipment destroyed.

Come January, India-US cyber security cooperation to take off

US diplomat says the need now is to operationalise the joint policy, and a bilateral meeting in Washington in January will create a roadmap for it.

Jaggi in #SaveJaggi campaign is Briton who was in touch with Khalistanis: Punjab Police

NIA took over all seven cases; Punjab cops claim Jaggi was in touch with Khalistani terror elements in the UK and Pakistan.

On Camera


PM Modi pays tribute to Dr Rajendra Prasad on his birth anniversary

What explains Modi’s silence as states fight on, relations with Centre worsen

Whether it's Karnataka-Maharahstra or Assam-Meghalaya, Modi govt's reluctance to get dragged into border disputes is self-defeating.
Representational Image.| Pixabay

Rupee to hover near weaker side of 81/dollar, bond yields await RBI’s monetary policy decision

The rupee ended last week at 81.3175 per dollar but underperformed its Asian peers due to strong demand for the greenback from corporates.


Russian President Vladimir Putin with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Photo Credit - Reuters)

In western arms sanctions on Russia, China’s arms industry could stand to gain

The arms export embargoes on Moscow could create an opportunity for Beijing to supply arms to countries like Myanmar, which are heavily dependent on Russian arms.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.