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On Russia, PM Modi’s language isn’t too different from that of Nehru and India will pay costs

It's hard to assess the impact on India if the West introduces secondary sanctions on banks and corporations in China that continue to trade with Russia.

Jihad in India is headed for rebirth. PFI knows riding the communal tiger is perilous

Since the Karnataka hijab row, there’s been a sharp rise in support for PFI. But authorities have long alleged it to be an incubator for Indian jihadists.

Empire of poppies: Why countries think stopping Taliban’s narco-state is not worth the cost

Even as ordinary Afghans are reported to be selling their organs — and their daughters — for food, the Taliban-led opium industry is blossoming.

Ukraine crisis is India’s problem too, not just big powers’ fight for influence

There’s no telling how the distant power-struggle in Ukraine will end, but one way or the other, it will shape India’s world for decades to come.

Indira Gandhi’s ‘Hinduism in danger’ to Karnataka hijab row — This is what jihadists want

Lebanon, Yugoslavia, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have shown what happens to nations that can’t manage ethnic or religious tensions.

Baloch grievances need political action. History shows insurgency can’t be killed with force

Like a bad dream, the ghosts of Aslam Baloch's slain insurgents resurfaced this week and stormed Pakistani military outposts in Panjgur and Noshki.

Islamic State leader’s death being cast as a milestone against terrorism. Truth is muddier

Celebrating ISIS leader’s death in US raid as big victory ignores past experience.

Pegasus scandal shows how lawless India’s ‘lawful interception’ has become

Many democracies understand the need for lawful surveillance against serious crimes. Few provide the executive such sweeping powers like India does.

Don’t just look at defence budget. India’s intelligence services, police desperately need funds

India’s only security challenge isn’t on the LAC. There’s chronic anaemia in India’s police and intelligence services.

Yemen’s ragtag rebels became a threat to world economy, showed military power has its limits

Iran and Saudi Arabia are talking—but it might be too late to put the war-making djinn back in the bottle. Power-brokers in Yemen depend on violence to secure influence.

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Former Deutsche Bank CEO Anshu Jain | File image | Flickr

Former Deutsche Bank CEO Anshu Jain dies at 59

Jaipur-born Jain was the first non-European to head Deutsche Bank; family remembers his fighting spirit till the very end

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Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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