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Masood Azhar at UN: Failed Indian diplomatic offensive or China’s Pakistan support too deep?

China put on hold for the fourth time a UN Security Council proposal to list Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist.

BJP-AGP allies again: Poll opportunism or was Citizenship Bill clash just political optics?

The Asom Gana Parishad has formed a pre-poll alliance with the BJP ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Experts weigh in.

Is DGCA callous about Indian fliers’ safety and soft on Boeing 737 MAX & Airbus A320 Neo?

The DGCA issued safety regulations regarding the operation of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, a day after an Ethiopian Airlines’ plane crash.
7 phases

Is it justified for India to have Lok Sabha elections in 7 phases over 6 weeks in 2019?

The Election Commission announced Sunday that the 2019 Lok Sabha elections will be held in seven phases from 11 April to 19 May.
makeup

Virgin Atlantic junks make-up for crew: Key step or should looks not be on job checklist?

Virgin Atlantic recently made applying make-up optional for their cabin crew.
ram mandir

Is mediation on Ayodhya the ideal process or is SC conveniently passing the buck?

The Supreme Court Friday put the onus of settling the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case on a three-member mediation panel.

Is the Modi govt bungling on Rafale or are secrecy laws critical for defence deals?

Attorney General K.K. Venugopal claimed that Rafale documents were stolen from the defence ministry, and this could invite punishment under the OSA.
AAP

AAP-Congress alliance failure: Political myopia or risky to tie up with Arvind Kejriwal?

The Congress has said no to an alliance with the Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
GSP

Is India’s protectionism reason enough for Donald Trump’s GSP move or is US being a bully?

President Donald Trump informed the US Congress Tuesday he will terminate preferential trade treatment for India by striking it off the GSP list.

Opposition justified in seeking Balakot evidence or shouldn’t politicise national security?

Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa Monday said the Indian Air Force “can’t count how many people died”, referring to the Balakot airstrike.

On Camera

anil ambani

Anil Ambani pays up: Defaulting tycoons can no longer game the system or is it a one-off?

Anil Ambani Tuesday escaped a three-month prison term after his elder brother Mukesh Ambani agreed to repay money Reliance Communications owed to Ericsson’s local unit.

Defence

File photo of Mirage 2000 fighter jet | Manvender Vashist/PTI

Five IAF Spice 2000 bombs hit JeM camps in Balakot, govt satellite images show

High-resolution images procured by India show two JeM structures were hit by IAF in Balakot on 26 February.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?