articles by Sujan Dutta

India

Malabar naval exercise: Cautious China 'listens' as India, US and Japan bond on sea

In the Indian Navy, there is strong suspicion that the Chinese flotilla is accompanied by — or it has already deployed — submarines and surveillance warships to "listen into" the Malabar wargames.

India

Sikkim standoff: Ajit Doval will need to settle a complex geographical dispute to solve the crisis

New Delhi is expecting that National Security Advisor Ajit Doval's proposed visit to China on 26 July would result in a neutralisation of the tension in the Sikkim standoff

India

Sikkim standoff: Doka La incursions betray Chinese intentions of getting behind Indian, Bhutanese defences

The new elements that Doka La has added to the war of words in 2017 have certainly enriched the vocabulary of India-China relations

India

Is Kurdistan Erdogan's Kashmir? By mutilating Indian soldiers, Pakistan sent ally Turkey a message

It is also at a time when youths and students in the Kashmir Valley are venting their ire at the security forces.

India

Exclusive: Sukma Naxal attack was an unequal battle, Air Commodore Ajay Shukla tells Firstpost

Air Commodore Ajay Shukla narrated what it takes to evacuate casualties in the “darkest hour” after the Naxal attack in Sukma.

World

Panama Papers: Nawaz Sharif and family has much to worry despite a split stand by Pakistan Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has sought more investigations (within the next two months or so) to be conducted by a specially constituted committee into the trail of money used in buying flats owned by Nawaz Sharif's family

World

China renames places in Arunachal Pradesh: Naming does not change reality, says MEA

China's re-naming of six places in Arunachal Pradesh does not change the reality on the ground.

India

China 'renames' six places in Arunachal Pradesh: Here's what this name-game could mean

China's dispute over Arunachal Pradesh with India has just become more complicated with a name-game

India

Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence: The task before Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Bajwa

As India toils over the fate of its citizen, former navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, here is a peek into the mind of the man — Pakistan's Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa — through the eyes of former Indian Army Chief, General Bikram Singh (retired).

World

Kulbhushan Jadhav sentenced to death: No need to escalate conflict, negotiated detente a better solution

If USA and USSR could swap spies peacefully when they were gunpoint to gunpoint in the first half of the 20th century, why can't India and Pakistan do the same with spies like Kulbhushan Jadhav today?

India

Hunter, hunted set to rendezvous: Long range aircraft, submarine to be parked together in Visakhapatnam

In a feat of military history, the last of the Indian Navy's cold war-era submarine-hunting planes, a Tupolev-142M long range maritime patrol aircraft, is slated to be towed through the city to rest near an a cold war-era Foxtrot-class submarine.

India

Dalai Lama in Arunachal Pradesh: How two events connect Delhi with Se La in Tawang

In roughly two hours from the time of writing, the Dalai Lama is expected to cross Se La. He is on his way to the Galden Namgey Lhatsey monastery in Tawang

India

Sheikh Hasina's India visit: Bilateral defence framework with Bangladesh likely; Teesta pact in the offing?

When the Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina lands in New Delhi, a bilateral defence framework agreement is likely to be one of the biggest takeaways of her visit.