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Pak needs to shift its focus, limit space for terror groups

The international community, including Pakistan's key strategic partner, China, has become less tolerant towards violent non-state actors.

25 Feb 2019 12:05 AM

The world’s eyes turn, once again, to Koreas

South Korea, geographically a tiny nation with a population of 50 million, is an industrial, innovation and hi-tech powerhouse.

25 Feb 2019 12:01 AM

A prosperous Kashmir is India’s best riposte

It is a little surprising, therefore, that in his first reaction our Prime Minister has said that our armed forces have been given a free hand.

24 Feb 2019 12:15 AM

World Cup: Boycotting Pak gets us nothing

India has always beaten Pakistan in the World Cup in the previous six times we have played them.

24 Feb 2019 12:12 AM

What to do about Pak? Modi’s dilemma grows

The government began its retaliation against Pakistan by withdrawing the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status of Pakistan.

23 Feb 2019 12:44 AM

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With pre-poll alliances, BJP stoops to conquer

The BJP's decision in both Bihar and Maharashtra, however, would have caused immense heartburn within the local units.

22 Feb 2019 12:50 AM

Hambantota: Art of using old tricks to get new land

China was there to help make it all happen and then Sri Lankan leader Mahinda Rajapaksa was glad to accept.

22 Feb 2019 12:45 AM

As J&K is part of India, Kashmiris are ours too

Today, many young Indians see Kashmir only through the lens of bloodshed and violence.

21 Feb 2019 12:27 AM

Why Warsaw failed to fulfil its objective of isolating Iran

That obviously does not prevent him, alongside so many other prominent anti-Semites, from perceiving Israel as a shining ideological exemplar.

21 Feb 2019 12:20 AM

Don’t watch TV channels that whip up war hysteria

Exceptions apart, TV anchors are mostly lip-syncing the script handed by someone else.

20 Feb 2019 3:00 AM

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Securing India is costly, think afresh on growth

The Pulwama massacre illustrates how porous our security architecture remains to domestic and external threats.

20 Feb 2019 3:00 AM

Pulwama’s aftershocks in run-up to 2019 polls

The Opposition parties must not only nail the BJP for its failures on the economic and social front, but also on the security front.

19 Feb 2019 12:08 AM

Can China, Saudis rein in Pak, avert a flareup?

All three have condemned terrorism in general terms but shown no evidence of berating Pakistani sponsorship of terror.

18 Feb 2019 12:37 AM

Terror, rivalry of key powers are hurdles to Afghan peace

US withdrawal will leave the Taliban as the main organised force in the country.

18 Feb 2019 12:32 AM

The lingering aftermath of our finest hour in 1971

The Pakistani deep state believes that over a period of four decades this strategy has paid them rich dividends.

17 Feb 2019 1:04 AM

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Stop misusing transfers to rein in civil & police officers

Decisions taken at a political level in government are implemented without question at the operational level.

17 Feb 2019 12:58 AM

Keep Army insulated from political trespass

At the heart of the issue is the unwarranted interference in the independence of these institutions and forces.

16 Feb 2019 12:09 AM

Citizenship debate in Northeast postponed

The Asom Gana Parishad in Assam quit the Sarbananda Sonowal government and snapped ties with the BJP.

15 Feb 2019 12:26 AM

‘Dark’ tourism is on the rise, cashing in on human misery

It is well known that in India, which markets itself as “exotic India” in its pro-tourism commercials, tourists can take guided tours of large slums.

15 Feb 2019 12:24 AM

Thailand frees Arab dissident, but democracy takes a beating

Anyhow, Ubolratana rapidly withdrew her candidacy and, for good measure, was officially disqualified this week.

14 Feb 2019 1:54 AM

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