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India’s vote at the UN shows that there is no such thing as the Modi doctrine

It was not expected of Modi government to vote against the US and Israel, especially since the prime minister paid a historic visit to Israel last July, forging a strong and durable India-Israel strategic relationship.
People protesting nuclear weapons, organised by ICAN

No nation can ignore the new global treaty pushed by Nobel-winning ICAN

ICAN won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize for campaigning and forming a coalition of nations that adopted the legally binding treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons.
Kashmiris are closely watching the referendum in Catalonia

Kashmiris are paying close attention to Catalan referendum

The Catalan referendum and its past use in Scotland has generated hope among various regions of the world aspiring for the same.
American president Donald Trump can criticise the nuclear deal with Iran, but won't be able to negotiate a better deal.

Global Pulse: Trump is tired of leading the world, Theresa May is left alone on a sinking ship

Donald Trump is urging world leaders to become inward looking, and embracing and encouraging a post-American world.
American president Donald Trump can criticise the nuclear deal with Iran, but won't be able to negotiate a better deal.

Global Pulse: The campaigner-in-chief at United Nations, the sun is finally shining on Greece

The contrast between Trump's predecessor and his approach to the UN could not have been more telling.
Donald Trump was so impressed by what he saw in France that he wants a similar event in the U.S. on 4 July

Global Pulse: ‘Make America France again’, it’s all in the name for Xi Jinping

Bowled over by what he saw in France, Donald Trump is considering a Batille-Day style US military parade in Washington on the 4 July next year.
A file photo of Nawaz Sharif | Common

Global Pulse: Sharifs could lose in their bastion in 2018, watch for Trump at UNGA

PML-N's vote share has been declining in its bastion since 2013, with a parallel increase in PTI's vote share, making a defeat for the Sharifs in NA-120 in 2018 possible.

On Camera

Indian origin Senator Kamala Harris

What’s in a name? A lot, if it’s Kamala Harris

Senator David Purdue's mal-pronunciation of Harris's name is emblematic of the struggle minorities have faced while fighting for their rights in US's history.

India at the doorstep of economic revival, says RBI governor Shaktikanta Das

Speaking at a book launch, Das said India followed the fiscal expansion path to deal with Covid-related challenges and govt will have to spell out a fiscal roadmap post-Covid.

Defence

Army chief Gen. M.M. Naravane | Photo: ANI

Next military reforms should be to set up integrated theatre commands, says Army chief

Army chief General MM Naravane also said the integration of the armed forces was an inevitability as it would lead to tri-services synergy and optimisation of resources.
Illustration by Soham Sen

NDA is sacrificial horse as Modi-Shah complete their Ashwamedha & redefine Indian politics

You like Modi-Shah’s new plan, good for you. If you don’t, you will need more than viral tweets to challenge this Ashwamedha.