Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicSimla Agreement

Topic: Simla Agreement

This is the secret ‘Operation Topac’ on Kashmir that Ajit Doval referred to

NSA Ajit Doval Saturday spoke about how Pakistan launched ‘Operation Topac’ in 1988 to exploit the political space in Kashmir.

Indian envoy to UN Syed Akbaruddin extends ‘hand of friendship’ to Pakistani journalists

After UNSC meet, Syed Akbaruddin makes a statement on India's national position on Kashmir and Article 370.

To understand Modi’s new Kashmir reality, these 5 liberal myths need to be broken

Kashmir has a new status quo & Pakistan can risk breaking it. A solution can be found only after accepting that the existing borders are permanent.

34 years after the assassination: The Idea of Indira

Indira Gandhi, whose death anniversary falls today, was as complex a public figure as fascinating. Or a three-in-one leader in her different tenures.

What the 1972 India-Pakistan Simla Agreement is all about & why it’s still relevant today

46 years ago, the historic pact was signed between the two South Asian neighbours for peaceful settlement of all disputes.

The mistakes India made that strengthened Pakistan’s proxy wars in Kashmir

Sardar Patel had urged Nehru after Independence to adopt a hard-line policy towards those who sought Pakistan’s assistance in shaping the political landscape in Kashmir.

New big idea vs failed, old bilateralism

Pakistan is not an equal or stable neighbor. Only the stamp of a global power can assure lasting peace with India

Dear Narendrabhai

Narendra Modi's intervention is needed in land boundary agreement India and Bangladesh signed since the matter rests with BJP and is caught within its messy but utterly transparent, internal power tussle.

On Camera

YourTurn

Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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