Saturday, 26 November, 2022
TopicTerrorism

Topic: Terrorism

Talk Point: What did India’s surgical strike against terrorists in Pakistan achieve?

The surgical strike on terror launchpads was deemed a success in India but did it achieve what it was meant to?

India-Pakistan relations: Charting a course without reliable maps

Emotional handshakes seem to vaporize in the atavism of distrust that constantly reasserts itself.

Global Pulse: Now private emails in Trump administration, Merkel the ‘biggest loser’?

The coming years would be anything but pretty for Merkel or indeed for Germany’s consensus-driven political model.

‘Al-Qaeda operative’ who was planning to recruit Rohingya youths held in Delhi

The alleged operative identified as Samiun Rahman was planning to recruit Rohingya Muslims from near Bangladesh border

Lesson from Uri attack, a year on: Avoid fortress mentality

There are no new lessons to be learnt from the Uri attack, it is now a question of implementation and resources being allocated. 

RBI data reveals demonetisation was the epitome of whimsical, illogical policymaking

The government wanted demonetisation to combat three problems. None of them seem to have been solved. 

Talk Point: What are the implications of Trump’s statements on Pakistan & Afghanistan?

Donald Trump has promised more troops in Afghanistan and criticised Pakistan for supporting terrorism. Experts explain what this could mean for India and south Asia.

Lt Col Shrikant Purohit: The first Army official to be accused of terrorism

Purohit's arrest had shocked the nation as a high-ranking army intelligence officer was accused of being part of the conspiracy in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast.

Put The Dog Down

When real judges won’t trust a 24-year-old with knowing what’s good for her, you decide what’s more curious, real life or reality TV? Shekhar Gupta

Global Pulse: GOP leaders won’t have Trump’s ‘fine people’ bigotry, making terror simpler

After his remarks on the violence in Charlottesville, Donald Trump is more isolated than ever even in his own party.

On Camera

YourTurn

A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
Representational image | Wiki Commons

How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.