Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicIndia-Pakistan conflict

Topic: India-Pakistan conflict

Afghanistan is the new epicentre for extended India–Pakistan rivalry, after Kashmir

In 'Quest for a Stable Afghanistan’ author Sujeet Sarkar details the circumstances leading up to the Taliban's takeover of Afghan land.

India must strike to deter, any other policy for drone attacks will play into Pakistan’s hands

When it comes to drones hovering on India-Pakistan border, political will, equipped with a broad range of innovative capabilities to inflict pain, remains the best defence.

India withdraws from Russia military exercise, participation of China & Pakistan a factor

India had earmarked 200 military personnel, including 180 soldiers from an infantry battalion and observers from the IAF and the Navy, to take part in the exercise, Kavkaz-2020.  

Pakistan’s India envoy-designate Moin ul Haque set for ambassador duty in China

Pakistan’s acting high commissioner in India, Syed Haidar Shah, is also likely to take up ambassador’s role in Nepal as bilateral diplomatic ties remain downgraded.

Indian High Commission duo ‘booked for Pakistan hit-and-run’ handed over to mission

It was not immediately clear what happens to the FIR registered by the Islamabad police against the duo for their alleged involvement in a hit-and-run.

PoK police ‘arrests two Indian spies’, Kashmiri man identifies one as missing brother

The arrested duo were made to address the media in blindfold, where they ‘confessed’ that they had been forced to cross over into PoK by a trooper of the Territorial Army.

Gilgit-Baltistan gets an ‘official’ Twitter account, directs users to Ladakh govt page

Created in May 2020, the account — 'Official Twitter Account of Gilgit-Baltistan, Ladakh (U.T.), India' — has not been verified by Twitter and has only three posts.

India must galvanise global pressure against Pakistan, can’t let guard down due to Covid

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Covid offers India-Pakistan a chance to fight common enemy, bury hostility over Kashmir

The magnitude of the coronavirus pandemic allows India and Pakistan to gracefully alter their rigid attitude and sell the idea of an agreement to their emotional citizens.

Need to ensure full respect for human rights, fundamental freedoms in Kashmir: UN chief

On 3-day visit to Pakistan, UN Secretary-General António Guterres spoke about Kashmir, India-Pakistan tensions. Read full transcript of his media interaction.

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Sania Mirza does it again. Just like she did on motherhood, Pakistani spouse and court-dress

Six Grand Slams and 47 titles didn't come easy for Sania Mirza who fought fatwas, questions on her patriotism and sexism to put Indian tennis on global stage.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.


The MacMahon Line, with Arunachal Pradesh marked in red | Source: US Department of Defence

Behind teen’s ‘abduction’ on LAC in Arunachal, a legacy of colonial maps, empires and wars

It's not clear which side of LAC Miram Taron was on when he was ‘kidnapped’. Different perceptions of the border in India & China and competing maps make this tricky ground.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.