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India

What the Tejas deal means for IAF, and India’s chequered h...

On Wednesday, the Narendra Modi government cleared the Rs 48,000-crore deal for 83 LCA (Light Combat Aircraft) Tejas aircraft, which wi...

India develops indigenous 9 MM machine pistol

The Indian Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced that the Indian Army and the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) have j...

China and India dig in at Himalayan border, with an eye on...

People’s Liberation Army soldiers pictured earlier this month at the Himalayan border China shares with India. Photo: Handout...

Fifth generation war between India and Pakistan: Reality o...

Recently I came across an article by Ahsan I Butt in Al-Jazeera, titled “Has a ‘fifth-generation war’ started between...

In 2021, India's military faces myriad challenges

The operational prognosis for India’s military in the New Year is, to put it mildly, perilous. It faces enhanced and relentless...

Was Indian NSA Kabul visit meant to undermine peace?

Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Doval on Wednesday travelled to Kabul on a previously unannounced visit at a time when the second...

Will attend ninth round of talks with govt on Friday, don'...

Protesting farmer leaders on Thursday said they will attend the ninth round of talks with the government on January 15 amid indication...

China holds military drill near friction point with India’...

China has released a video of its troops undergoing training at Depsang Plains along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with India’...

India’s invisible women farmers

At Tikri village, bordering the western fringes of India’s national capital New Delhi, thousands of farmers from across the count...

India to play it cool on border issue during talks with Ne...

When the Nepalese Foreign Minister, Pradeep Gyawali, raises the controversial and divisive border issue at the Nepal-India Joint Commis...

India clears purchase of 83 Tejas jets for IAF

The Cabinet Committee on Security on Wednesday cleared the IAF’s acquisition of 83 Mark-1A Tejas fighters from defence PSU Hindus...

Lankan President says Eastern Container Terminal will be a...

Sri Lankan President GotabayaRajapaksa on Wednesday assured representatives of Port Trade Unions that the Eastern Container Terminal (E...

Battle over India’s ‘love jihad’ laws continues

There has always been a controversy in Indian society about inter-religious marriages, especially when it is between Hindus and Muslims...

India and Indonesia push ahead with defense relationship

Speaking at a New Delhi think tank event on January 11, the outgoing Indonesian ambassador to India announced that his country’s...

Afghanistan raises ‘delay’ in India’s acceptance of envoy

More than three months after Afghanistan announced its next Ambassador to India, New Delhi has yet to grant its “Agrément&...

India's imports from China drop 20% as border tensions sim...

A cutout of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi adorns an electronics store in Jaipur: India's goods imports from China dropped in 2020 amid fr...

Coronavirus fails to deter massive Hindu Ganges pilgrimage

Hindu pilgrims flocked to the Ganges river in India on Wednesday (Jan 13) , shrugging off the risk of coronavirus a day before the star...

China and India’s Stakes in the Qatar Conflict

Both India and China welcomed the outcome of last week’s Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit, where Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and...

India asks Sri Lankan government to ensure power devolutio...

Sri Lankan Tamil grievances are fast reemerging as an important issue in India-Sri Lanka relations. During his recent visit to Colombo,...

Can India implement reforms quick enough to rejuvenate its...

Spurred as much by the economic considerations as the embarrassment of continued dependence on imports, the Indian government has taken...

Indian Army looks to cut troops in Northeast, but not in J...

The Indian Army is planning to gradually reduce the number of troops deployed for internal security duties in the Northeast, but is not...