Monday, 23 May, 2022

Topic: terror

Panic in Kashmir helps Modi deflect attention from sinking economy, even if fear is real

Why do we not want to believe that it is genuinely a terror alert?

Amit Shah is the ‘prime’ minister in Modi cabinet & he hits where it hurts

Amit Shah as the home minister in Narendra Modi government will now be answerable for any terror attack in the country.

Easter terror attacks: How India knew and why Sri Lanka didn’t

When Easter attack warnings were received, they were forwarded to VIP security heads, not to those in charge of public security.

Praise for Pakistani food but silence on terror won’t help & German envoy must know that

Reassuring bad governments that all is well is diplomatic equivalent of a doctor telling a diabetic he needn’t limit his sugar intake.

JKLF chief Yasin Malik arrested by NIA in terror-funding case, shifted to Tihar jail

Yasin Malik, whose Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front was banned last month by the govt, is also facing probes in two CBI cases

Samjhauta blast acquittals have turned India’s accusing finger at Pakistan inwards

After the Samjhauta acquittal, it will be difficult for Indians to look Pakistanis in the eye and ask them tough questions about terrorism and 26/11 Mumbai attack.

After Balakot, future Indian PMs will have to follow the Modi standard on terror response

The BJP enjoys uncontested ownership of the national security issue, and it’s not healthy for India.

Why the constituency for India-Pakistan peace has shrunk in India

Pakistan’s brazen sponsorship of terrorism makes it difficult for peaceniks to make their case.

Imran Khan is sitting on a Jihadi time bomb, demanding evidence over Pulwama a mere excuse

Most countries recognise the Pakistani pattern of behaviour, which explains the almost-universal demand for action against Masood Azhar.

Post Pulwama attack, 10 hard questions for the Narendra Modi government

There is a loud chorus for a response against Pakistan, but the establishment should not lose track of the internal lapses.

On Camera


Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.