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Taliban gets a new chief: Mullah Mansoor appointment spells regional uncertainty

Jul 31, 2015

Taliban gets a new chief: Mullah Mansoor appointment spells regional uncertainty

The choice of Mullah Mohammad Akhtar Mansoor as the new head of the Taliban is logical given his seniority and close relationship with the former leader Mullah Omar. However, Omar's now-confirmed death could translate into a depletion of support for Mansoor, and derail efforts to hold peace talks. Worse yet, an increase in defections to the Islamic State can only translate into more trouble for the region. #Taliban #Afghanistan #ConnectTheDots #Mullah Omar #ISAF #islamic-state #al-Baghdadi #mullah mansoor
Yakub Memon hanging: In death, has the 1993 blast convict brought India closer to life?

Jul 30, 2015

Yakub Memon hanging: In death, has the 1993 blast convict brought India closer to life?

The controversial capital punishment for the 1993 Mumbai blast convict has strengthened the movement for the abolition of capital punishment in India. It has also highlighted the limited vision of the Indian government and the Supreme Court in dealing with the questions it raises. #Supreme Court #ConnectTheDots #Mumbai #Death Penalty #Yakub Memon #1993 blasts
Beyond who said what: Mapping Twitter trends of Yakub Memon's final week

Jul 30, 2015

Beyond who said what: Mapping Twitter trends of Yakub Memon's final week

Going beyond the who-said-what on Twitter here is a data breakdown of how the Twitter conversation went around Yakub Memon's last week. #Salman Khan #Twitter #ConnectTheDots #Yakub Memon #Yaqub Memon
Taliban leader Mullah Omar declared dead, but does it even matter now?

Jul 29, 2015

Taliban leader Mullah Omar declared dead, but does it even matter now?

This is by no means the first confirmation of the death of the former Head of the Supreme Council of Afghanistan (between 1996 and 2001), but the significance of his death has waned over the years. #India #Terrorism #Taliban #Afghanistan #ConnectTheDots #Mullah Omar
Italian army chief praises his Pakistani counterpart: Why India should be worried

Jul 29, 2015

Italian army chief praises his Pakistani counterpart: Why India should be worried

There may be more to the gratitude expressed by Italian Chief of Defence Forces General Claudio Graziano to Pakistani counterpart General Raheel Sharif. #India #ConnectTheDots #Italy #Fishermen #Italian Marines
Why Yakub Memon still has hope as SC decides fate on his execution today

Jul 29, 2015

Why Yakub Memon still has hope as SC decides fate on his execution today

A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court consisting of Justices Dipak Misra, Prafulla C Pant and Amitava Roy could decide today whether 1993 blast convict Yakub Memon's should be hanged as scheduled on his 53rd birthday which falls on Thursday. #Supreme Court #ConnectTheDots #Death sentence #SC #1993 Mumbai blasts #Maharashtra Governor #Yakub Memon #Dipak Misra #AR Dave #Prafulla C Pant #Amitava Roy #Kurian Joseph
Modi govt's response to Gurdaspur attack: Talks with Pakistan to continue, but expect reprisal

Jul 29, 2015

Modi govt's response to Gurdaspur attack: Talks with Pakistan to continue, but expect reprisal

The Gurdaspur attack comes even as India planned to continue talks with the Pakistan government despite incidents of repeated ceasefire violations at the border in Jammu and Kashmir. And if reports are to be believed, Indian officials are convinced that the attacks were aimed at derailing talks between the two countries. #India #Pakistan #ConnectTheDots #peace talks #Modi government #Gurdaspur Attack
Surging bad loans: Govt is worsening the problem by delaying public bank funding

Jul 28, 2015

Surging bad loans: Govt is worsening the problem by delaying public bank funding

The survival of state-run banks in the long-term is inevitably linked to the governments willingness to cut stake in public banks and letting these banks raise capital #RBI #ConnectTheDots #Arun Jaitley #NPAs #United Bank of India #loans #Indian Overseas Bank
Clues a day after Gurdaspur attack: GPS that shows gunmen crossed from Pakistan, shaved off all body hair

Jul 28, 2015

Clues a day after Gurdaspur attack: GPS that shows gunmen crossed from Pakistan, shaved off all body hair

A day after the terrorist terror strike in Gurdaspur district of Punjab, there's still little known about the attack and who carried it. #India #Pakistan #ConnectTheDots #Police #terror #SWAT #Gurdaspur #DGP #gunmen #Terrorists
Gurdaspur terror attack: Time to dust up the KPS Gill doctrine to deal with it

Jul 28, 2015

Gurdaspur terror attack: Time to dust up the KPS Gill doctrine to deal with it

The Gurdaspur terrorist attack shows that Pakistan is committed to escalating the conflict. It is time for a more robust reponse from the Indian state. KPS Gill had the right kind of response to Khalistani terrorism #ConnectTheDots #Maqbool Butt #Balwant Singh Rajoana #KPS Gill #Khalistani terrorism #Gurdaspur Terror Strike #Kashmiri Terrorism