Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicIS-K

Topic: IS-K

Look closer, Kashmir and Afghanistan attacks on minorities are copycat strategies

A gurudwara attacked in Kabul, a Pandit killed in Kashmir – all these are not the work of ‘free radicals’. They are tragedy replicated.

IS-K behind killing of Sikh hakeem in Peshawar. Amarinder Singh calls it ‘brutal murder’

Former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh condemned Satnam Singh’s murder in Peshawar and asked India’s MEA to intervene.

Pakistani Salafi clerics are upset with Taliban after Imam killing and mosque-closing spree

Lecturer and IS-K ‘recruiter’ Shaikh Abu Obaidullah Mutawakil was found dead in Afghanistan. Taliban has denied any role.

On Camera

YourTurn

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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