Saturday, 25 May, 2019
Home Tags War

Topic: War

The world can avoid stumbling into another war in the Middle East

The worry on which the world should focus is not a deliberate and overt Iranian attack, but a miscalculation that could spiral into war.
Protestors holding Tricolor raise slogans during a demonstration against the Pulwama terror attack

Indian citizens have the right to know about govt actions without being dubbed ‘unpatriotic’

Accurate information available to an informed electorate is the best safeguard of democracy.
Representative image

90-hour conflict with Pakistan ended in a stalemate and that’s a defeat for India

This should be a cause of concern for India as it raises questions about lack of a comprehensive security and military strategy.
Representative image

What Pulwama-Balakot proves: A ‘third’ actor can still push India and Pakistan into a war

Pakistan shows there will be no clean victor in a war but finds an international community turned against it; for India, its air power deployment sounds alarm bells.
Protesters form a human chain at Jantar Mantar

Think outside the bomb, say anti-war protesters in Delhi

After Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman returned, tensions between India-Pakistan have simmered down.
EP Unny | Indian Express

Farm growth slows but pride surges, and PM Modi mixing politics with dyslexia

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Peace held hostage in TV studios, and a return gift for Pakistan

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.
India and Pakistan flags

India now awaits ‘third round’ of war-fighting and escalation before the guns cool down

Having taken a positive step to stop terrorism, India should be able to take it to its conclusion once and for all.
Pak PM Imran Khan

The way Pakistan sees it, Modi govt is playing a risky game & must de-escalate soon

PM Modi’s escalation is based on the calculation that India can afford it given the country’s diplomatic clout.
File photo of Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed holding a meeting with army officials | @OfficialDGISPR/Twitter

Pakistan won’t abandon its proxy war after Balakot, but will find new ways of waging it

If India’s political and public reaction is excessive, it might compel the Pakistani military leadership to escalate in an attempt to save face.

On Camera

File photo of Smriti Irani | Facebook

Smriti Irani’s makeover: From being most disliked Modi minister to dynasty slayer in Amethi

After causing the biggest upset in 2019 elections, Smriti Irani has ensured she can no longer be ignored by PM Modi and Amit Shah.
elections

Does Congress have a future in India after 2019 Lok Sabha election results?

The Congress party faced a crushing defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections at the hands of Narendra Modi-led BJP.

Defence

Ministry of Defence building

On new govt’s defence agenda — 4 key projects to boost India’s military prowess

Indian Air Force and Indian Navy are in dire need of fighter jets, helicopters and submarines, and the new government has to ensure that they get them.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.