Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicIndo-Pakistan war

Topic: Indo-Pakistan war

UN report on Kashmir and the sly reference to ‘self-determination’

Former diplomat says it’s an embarrassment for India and brownie points for Pakistan but no value internationally.

Lt. Gen Zorawar Chand Bakshi, the greatest wartime hero who ‘just faded away’

Lt. Gen Bakshi was one of the country's most decorated generals and fought in all of India's wars except against China in 1962. Besides being a brave soldier, he was an inspiration to many.

New book claims Indira Gandhi wanted to recapture Pak-occupied Kashmir after 1971 war

A. Parthasarathi’s book claims Indira Gandhi received a secret telegram from then Soviet President Brezhnev who pledged military support if she decided to ‘re-take’ PoK.

On Camera

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Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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