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Nepal sacks Delhi envoy ‘over Oli coup bid’

Nepal has formally issued marching orders in writing and sacked its ambassador to India Deep Kumar Upadhyay, who said his “release” from the post was probably due to a “misunderstanding” with the Nepa

11 May 2016 7:08 AM

A lot of China all around

China is widely seen to have adopted a “string of pearls strategy” to encircle India.

01 May 2016 4:29 AM

India has options too, but those come with risks

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar with his Chinese counterpart, Gen. Chang Wanquan, before inspecting a guard of honour at the PLA headquarters in Beijing in April this year. (Photo: PTI)

01 May 2016 4:22 AM

Dragon-baiting dangers

Even nearly 54 years after its humiliating military defeat at the hands of China, India clearly is in no mood to risk another conflict.

01 May 2016 4:21 AM

No visas for Chinese dissidents

After cancelling Chinese dissident and Uyghur activist Dolkun Isa’s visa, India has now denied visas to Chinese dissidents Lu Jinghua from New York and Ray Wong from Hong Kong, who were to attend a co

29 Apr 2016 1:21 AM


Can’t have 2 standards on terror, government tells China

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said he had raised during his recent official visit to China the issue of Beijing’s decision to block New Delhi’s move at the UN to get terror outfit JeM’

22 Apr 2016 2:23 AM

India, China to ink pact to set up DGMO hotline

India and China are close to inking a pact on hotlines at the DGMO-level, increasing the number of border personnel management (BPM) points and boosting the interactions between their armed forces to

22 Apr 2016 12:44 AM

Pakistan envoy says talks with India ‘suspended’

Pakistan said here Thursday the comprehensive bilateral dialogue with India stands “suspended” for now.

08 Apr 2016 2:33 AM

‘Pakistan agreed to Indian team visit’

Experts feel that India’s external affairs ministry, by its statement, may be trying to hint at a divergence of opinion between Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit, who some believe is the Pakistan

08 Apr 2016 12:22 AM


MEA: T20 cup to be resounding success

The external affairs ministry had recently stated: “The High Commissioner of Pakistan met the Home Secretary in connection with the forthcoming ICC World T20 tournament in India.

16 Mar 2016 5:44 AM

5 Pak ‘diplomats’ not allowed to go to T20 World Cup in Kolkata

All have ISI or Pak defence links.

16 Mar 2016 1:55 AM

Pakistan pitches for ‘mutual withdrawal’ in Siachen

With 10 Indian soldiers perishing in the avalanche on the Siachen glacier, Pakistan on Thursday made a fresh reiteration that both countries should “mutually agree to withdraw from Siachen”, adding th

12 Feb 2016 6:26 AM

Indo-Pak Foreign Secretary-level talks may be delayed

Proposed talks between the foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan may be delayed in the wake of little action by Pakistan against terror outfit JeM that was responsible for the Pathankot attack, wi

02 Feb 2016 11:57 PM

Rafale MoU with France, but price still unresolved

14 pacts inked, including on 6 Jaitapur N-units

26 Jan 2016 1:29 AM


‘Scheduling difficulties’ hit foreign secretary-level talks, likely in February

India and Pakistan have run into “scheduling difficulties” over the foreign secretary-level talks due to the busy schedules of the two foreign secretaries, while New Delhi wants Islamabad to take “cre

22 Jan 2016 2:25 AM

Air India not to be privatised

National carrier Air India will not be privatised, top government sources have said, adding that the focus is on getting the airline’s pilots on board with the management and strengthening of the huma

16 Jan 2016 11:24 PM

Pakistan action boost to Modi diplomacy

Pakistan’s action on terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad and its chief Maulana Masood Azhar have come as a huge boost to PM Narendra Modi’s diplomacy and indicates that India’s pressure on Pakistan seems t

13 Jan 2016 11:41 PM

‘We must destroy terror network in Pakistan through covert operations’

With the Pathankot terror strike once again rattling the country, Lt. Gen. Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd), former commander of the pivotal Srinagar-based 15 Corps, tells Sridhar Kumaraswami why the situation could have been much worse and some lessons India needs to learn

10 Jan 2016 1:14 AM

Government admits ‘some gaps’ in handling of Pathankot

Experts feel calling in NSG was a mistake; combing ops end; drug angle to be probed

06 Jan 2016 1:11 AM