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BJP’s game plan gone awry in Jammu and Kashmir

Mehbooba Mufti The outcome of the first-ever District Development Council elections has put paid to the BJP’s plan to raise...

4 French air force jets to come for wargames with IAF’s Ra...

Four Rafale fighters of the French Air Force will land in India this month to participate in joint exercises with the Indian Air Force&...

Narendra Modi's demagoguery finally losing its bite!

Undoubtedly, the prime minister’s admirers can be counted in millions and millions while his detractors probably do not tote up t...

All about Assam’s new bill that will convert govt-aided ma...

The Assam Assembly Wednesday passed a bill to convert government-run madrasas to regular schools under the state board amid protests fr...

Indian farmers to escalate protest if deadlock continues o...

Farmers groups said they plan to intensify their protest if the Centre does not take a firm decision on the repeal of the three farm la...

Border standoff: Indian Army orders 12 specialized fast pa...

India has fast-tracked the order for a dozen specialized fast patrol boats, with advanced surveillance gear and other equipment, for pa...

India, Pakistan exchange list of nuclear installations

Continuing a 30-year practice, India and Pakistan on Friday exchanged a list of their nuclear installations under a bilateral arrangeme...

Modi govt grants 3-month extension to defence forces for e...

With the conflict with China still continuing, the Centre has granted an extension of three months to defence forces to buy weapon syst...

‘It has hit my dignity’: women fight for equal treatment f...

Nidhi Rao* has 13 years’ experience serving in the communications wing of the Indian army. Now she is looking for work online and...

India-Russia relations face more trouble

India and Russia have gone through several ups and downs in their decades-old bilateral relationship. The two appear at present to be g...

India stocks up missile arsenal as it prepares for another...

India is in the process of stocking up its missile arsenal as the stand-off with China in eastern Ladakh continues for the eighth conse...

India's Assam state converts state-run Islamic schools int...

An Indian state ruled by Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party has passed a law converting state-run Islamic schools into regul...

Dozens arrested following communal violence in Indian stat...

Police have arrested nearly 45 people [File: Prakash Hatvalne/AP Photo] The situation remains tense in several parts of the centra...

Indian govt approves export of indigenous Akash missiles

The Narendra Modi government Wednesday approved export of the indigenously manufactured Akash surface-to-air missile system. The decis...

Modi declares 'new chapter' in Kashmir following vote

Following local polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hoping for a new dawn in Jammu and Kashmir Unfazed by the harsh winter...

India can’t defeat Pakistan militarily, says book

India has no clarity about its military and strategic objectives vis-à-vis its stated adversaries, Pakistan and China, and can d...

India says talks with China yet to make progress to end bo...

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Talks between India and China have yet to make headway to end a standoff on a disputed section of t...

Assam Assembly passes Bill on madrasa conversion

Amid protests from the Opposition members, the 126-member Assam Assembly on Wednesday passed a Bill to convert State-run madrasas into...

Indian Army to procure 118 Arjun Mk-1A tanks

The Indian Army has initiated the process to procure 118 Arjun Mk-1A Main Battle Tanks (MBT) for nearly Rs89.57bn ($1.22bn). The Deput...

India keeps hyping Sinophobia, Modi govt shows no intentio...

Although China-India border tensions have eased somewhat as the two sides are seeking a solution through negotiations, the anti-China s...

UN should grant Kashmir ‘some status’ and declare India a...

With close to nine lakh troops, police constabulary, and security sleuths deployed, the Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir State is prac...