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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at the combined meeting of defence ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) | Twitter

Zee News says India now a ‘sher’ in foreign policy, News18 says country supports Ravi Kishan

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

Old swings in new Panchsheel & NSD’s new ‘acting course’ for news anchors

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.
Indian army convoy carrying reinforcements and supplies, drive towards Leh, on 2 September in Gagangir | Photo via Bloomberg

Tiranga on top, says Zee of China clash, News18 India discusses Bihar angle to Sushant case

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File image of Union Minister of State Kiren Rijiju | Photo: ANI

Army has contacted Chinese PLA over ‘abduction’ of 5 men from Arunachal border, says Rijiju

Army has sent a hotline message and is awaiting a response, after 5 men were allegedly abducted from near the India-China border in Upper Subansiri district.
Representational image of China's People's Liberation Army | Photo: Justin Chin | Bloomberg

China building missile sites near Doklam, Naku La ‘clash zones’, satellite images show

The Chinese efforts to build air defence positions on the eastern section of the LAC come even as tensions with India continue in the western sector in Ladakh.
Army convoy moving towards eastern Ladakh from Leh on 30 June 2020 (representational image) | ANI

India, China had ‘candid & in-depth’ exchange of views on existing LAC situation, says MEA

MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said that both countries agreed that restoration of peace, tranquility would be essential for the overall development of bilateral ties.
A file photo of former Indian cricket captain M.S. Dhoni. | Photo: ANI

MS Dhoni, Sushant Singh Rajput rule prime time, ABP News on what’s next at India-China border

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File image of National Security Adviser Ajit Doval with China Foreign Minister, Wang Yi | PTI

Follow up to Ajit Doval-Wang Yi talks on India-China border affairs likely this weekend

The India-China Working Mechanism for Consultation & Coordination (WMCC) meeting is a follow-up to the Special Representative talks. The last round of WMCC took place on 24 June.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.
An army convoy moving towards the Zojilla pass, in Drass, Ladakh on 28 May 2020 | Representational image | ANI

India, China repeat calls for phased de-escalation in 3rd round of corps commander talks

India & China's calls for de-escalation are similar to those made at the second round of military talks but implementation is proving a challenge on the ground.

On Camera

Representational image. Shoppers maintain social distance while standing in a queue at Lake Mall, Kolkata after it reopened Monday. | PTI

Handshake is dead — Covid-19 is killing good manners, but here’s what can be done about it

Some pandemic-induced changes in our social conduct will last. Diffidence will rise and we will no longer be judged unfriendly for refusing to strike up conversations with strangers.
Representational image for wheat | Photo: Bloomberg

Govt increases minimum support price for 6 rabi crops, MSP of wheat hiked by Rs 50

Speaking in the Lok Sabha, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said govt had always maintained MSP will continue as against a 'false propaganda' spread by Opposition parties.

Defence

Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik presented the data in the Lok Sabha on 21 September 2020 | Commons

Haryana, UP, Maharashtra saw highest encroachments on defence land in last 3 yrs, says govt

Defence officials say such encroachments are a major security threat and have continued to increase over the years due to rapid urbanisation.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Suspect all, fix all? Is that the motto of our new ‘National Suspicion State’?

It’s not just Modi government or BJP, but even state governments, judiciary are getting caught in a ‘we suspect all’ mindset. Is India becoming a National Suspicion State?