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Special Task Force (STF) police officers sit in a vehicle arriving at the Parliament of Sri Lanka in Colombo

Sri Lanka lifts curfew and arrests 60 people for anti-Muslim riots

Officials have reported no incidents of violence overnight and the situation in Sri Lanka is returning to normal.

Anti-Muslim riot breaks out in Sri Lanka, curfew imposed

Majority Sinhalese mobs set fire to Muslim-owned shops and vehicles, while homes and mosques were vandalised, leading to nationwide night curfew on Monday.
Special Task Force (STF) police officers sit in a vehicle arriving at the Parliament of Sri Lanka in Colombo

India sent 3 alerts to warn Sri Lanka ahead Easter Sunday attack

The first warning was sent on 4 April after NIA stumbled upon videos of NTJ leader Maulvi Zahran Bin Hashim while probing the Islamic State Coimbatore module.

Sri Lanka govt apologises for not acting on intelligence inputs as death toll rises to 310

A govt spokesperson told CNN that that they had received warnings about the blasts days before the attacks.
Sri Lankan soldiers inspect the damage inside St. Sebastian's Church where a bomb blast took place in Negombo, Sri Lanka

What is NTJ, the group being blamed for Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka

Telecom and sports minister Harin Fernando tweeted out pictures of an internal police memo warning about an NTJ bomb attack, but experts are sceptical.
Sri Lanka blasts

Death toll in Sri Lanka bomb blasts crosses 200

A curfew has been imposed in Sri Lanka after 8 coordinated bombings targeted church goers & tourists in Colombo, Negombo & Batticaloa, killing more than 160 people.

On Camera

File photo of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar | Facebook/NitishKumarJDU

The curious case of Nitish Kumar — 87% anger, 100% victory

In the supposedly most-politicised state in India, people say they don’t have ‘options’ this election.

Tata woos investors for digital platform as it seeks to compete with Jio, Amazon, Flipkart

Tata Sons is working with advisers to explore bringing in financial or strategic investors, including global tech companies, for its new digital entity.

Defence

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh releases the New Defence Acquisition Procedure (DAP) at the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) meeting, in New Delhi on 28 September 2020 | @DefenceMinIndia | Twitter

Govt scraps offset policy for govt-to-govt deals, allows leasing of defence equipment

The new Defence Acquisition Procedure 2020, which was unveiled by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Monday and kicks in on 1 October, also cuts down procurement time.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

Partners dispensable in Modi-Shah construct if they do not bring additional votes

In the Modi-Shah construct, if partners do not bring additional votes, they are dispensable. However old or loyal, either they become supplicants, or die.