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Centre treated me unfairly, says sacked Governor

Opening up on his September 12 ouster as Arunachal Pradesh governor, Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa has said that the minimum courtesy a sitting governor deserves was not extended to him.

28 Sep 2016 1:37 AM

Intrusion by China’s PLA 45km deep in Arunachal Pradesh

Even as the reverberations of the deadly attack by Pakistan-trained terrorists from across the Line of Control (LoC) on September 18 in Jammu and Kashmir’s Uri are yet to die down, reports have come i

27 Sep 2016 1:25 AM

409 dengue deaths in 2015, only 60 confirmed

Last year, as the scourge of dengue went on a rampage across the national capital and Delhi’s hospitals reported 409 deaths due to dengue, the Dengue Death Review Committee confirmed only 60 deaths.

26 Sep 2016 1:09 AM

India inks Rafale deal

India signed on Friday a Rs 59,000-crore deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets capable of carrying nuclear weapons and equipped with latest missiles that will give India greater “potency” over arch rival Pa

24 Sep 2016 7:09 AM

We’ll choose the time and place: India warns Pakistan

Without as much as naming Pakistan, the Indian Army sent out a veiled warning that retaliation on India’s own terms cannot be ruled out as a fallout of the Uri army base attack by four Pakistan-backed

20 Sep 2016 5:59 AM


End to Chandra reprint sparks global stir

Intellectuals and academicians from across the world have written in to protest the order stopping reprinting of a very popular book on communalism by eminent historian Bipan Chandra.

18 Sep 2016 2:07 AM

Ashraf Ghani questions Pakistan’s sincerity in terror fight

Pakistan’s sincerity in combating terrorism was questioned yet again on Wednesday when the President of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani wondered how many terrorists Pakistan had eliminated.

15 Sep 2016 2:31 AM

India tears into Pakistan’s ‘non-state’ alibi

In a clear indication that India has decided to demolish Pakistan’s core narrative of a state-non-state terror dichotomy, foreign secretary S.

10 Sep 2016 1:33 AM

China eyes fleet of biggest military jets

China’s grandiose plan to build an entire fleet of the world’s biggest aircraft, Antonov 225 (AN-225), the six-engine heavy-duty plane which can carry up to four battle tanks at a single go, has defin

09 Sep 2016 4:35 AM

Dalbir Singh Suhag meets Home Minister to discuss J&K issue

It is not everyday that the Army Chief seeks audience with the Union home minister.

08 Sep 2016 12:40 AM


Indo-US drill under LEMoA from September 14

From September 14 the experiences of battle-hardened Indian soldiers tackling insurgency and terrorism in Kashmir, northeast and elsewhere will blend in with the combat knowledge of American soldiers

07 Sep 2016 6:00 AM

India, US sign landmark logistics pact

Signalling a paradigm shift in their defence relationship, India and the United States finally inked the long-awaited Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMoA) in Washington on Tuesday, allow

31 Aug 2016 2:58 AM

Rs 1.35-crore for memorial designs

Sixty-nine years after India won Independence from the Colonial rule, the plan to dedicate a memorial in the national capital for more than 25,000 members of the armed forces who had laid down their l

31 Aug 2016 1:24 AM

Retd vice-admiral backs ‘leak’ claims made by Manohar Parrikar

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar, who on Friday said that the Scorpene data leak is “not big worry”, has experts on his side.

27 Aug 2016 6:52 AM

Scorpene data leak not a big worry, says Manohar Parrikar

The government put up a brave face on Friday, downplaying the Scorpene data leak as reported in The Australian, an Australian daily with defence minister Manohar Parrikar saying that although “pockets

27 Aug 2016 1:50 AM


Scorpene submarine data leak jolts Delhi

22,000 pages expose sub’s strengths, flaws.

25 Aug 2016 2:01 AM

Manohar Parrikar US visit to boost defence ties

Agreement on quick clearance for joint exercises, port calls likely.

24 Aug 2016 5:30 AM

Hasanul Haq Inu: Pak envoys abetting jihadis; we have thrown out many

Pakistan’s diplomats from its Dhaka high commission are routinely involved in inciting terror elements in Bangladesh, visiting Bangladesh information minister Hasanul Haq Inu told this newspaper in a

22 Aug 2016 5:23 AM

Bangladesh ulemas, imams emerge as key counter-terror force

In a tactic that many multi-cultural countries can draw a lesson from, ulemas (Islamic theologists) and imams (those who lead Friday prayers) are emerging as key people in countering the forces of ter

20 Aug 2016 1:19 AM

Pakistan is hell, says Manohar Parrikar

It was as if the irrepressible Manohar Parrikar was waiting for the right cue and with Prime Minister Narendra Modi going for the verbal offensive against Pakistan by adding the Gilgit-Baltistan-Baloc

17 Aug 2016 2:34 AM