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Is Pakistan the bad boy of South Asia? Its military Deep State hurts neighbours

With foreign debts, a long-due apology to Bangladesh, and a wrinkled relationship with Kabul adding to its problems, Pakistan's giving South Asia a hard time.

Why Taliban wants India in Kabul and New Delhi is upscaling mission

The Taliban and India are joined at the hip by a single date – 15 August. The similarity ends there.

Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.

Why Maldives’ Nasheed vs Solih is trouble. Delhi doesn’t want to rock the boat in Indian Ocean

Delhi knows China’s favourite politician in Maldives will benefit if the political chaos spreads. Keeping the Indian Ocean democratic is a priority.

Why Rishi Sunak could be a brilliant PM—except for his record on immigration

The race for a new Conservative Party PM may come down to the colour of the skin of the 2 candidates. Recent polls show Liz Truss is beating Sunak by 62% to 38%.

Imran Khan’s having a coming-of-age moment. And it’s shaking up the Sharifs

Imran Khan or Shehbaz Sharif, the test of good neighbourliness will be real action against conspirators of the Mumbai attacks. India must wait and watch.

The People vs the Rajapaksas in Sri Lanka and why it turned out this way

As Sri Lanka waits for a new government to take charge, the Rajapaksa brothers must not be allowed to flee. As for India, it should continue to be the good neighbour it's been.

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.

As Modi readies to talk to China and Russia virtually, realism rules

Modi will virtually meet BRICS leaders this week, rub shoulders with Western leaders next. India is adjusting its foreign policy to keep pace with the ways of the world.

Why Bangladesh is absolutely quiet when it comes to anti-Prophet remarks by BJP leaders

As many as 20 countries and organisations have issued statements, but not Bangladesh. It has clearly understood at whose door the power lies in India.

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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