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Joe Biden condemned violence across the US; so why won't Donald Trump do the same?
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Joe Biden condemned violence across the US; so why won't Donald Trump do the same?

If Donald Trump succeeds in making political violence a Joe Biden liability, the president will have all the more incentive to set the US on fire

Sukma attack: Chhattisgarh Police under scanner for failing to train tribal recruits properly, possible leakage of operational details
India

Sukma attack: Chhattisgarh Police under scanner for failing to train tribal recruits properly, possible leakage of operational details

In this joint operation, none of the slain or injured belonged to CoBRA battalion, as the CRPF headquarters clarified.

Police cordon and search ops targeting Muslim localities in Hyderabad see normalisation of military tactic in India's most liveable city
India

Police cordon and search ops targeting Muslim localities in Hyderabad see normalisation of military tactic in India's most liveable city

Since 2015, officials from the Hyderabad police department have claimed that cordon and search operations helped keep tabs on suspicious persons, illegal activities, rowdy-sheeters, property offenders and those involved in other offences

Narendra Modi leaves for BRICS summit in Brazil, says focus will be on strengthening counter-terror cooperation, digital economy
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Narendra Modi leaves for BRICS summit in Brazil, says focus will be on strengthening counter-terror cooperation, digital economy

The BRICS summit will focus on strengthening ties among the world's five major economies in key areas such as digital economy, science and technology, and also build mechanisms for counter-terrorism cooperation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday as he left for Brazil to attend the event

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appreciates India's counter-terrorism work, launches the UNCTT Programme
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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appreciates India's counter-terrorism work, launches the UNCTT Programme

Antonio Guterres says programme would help to strengthen international counter-terrorism cooperation, expand multilateral networks for sharing information to detect, identify, disrupt and prosecute terrorists.

India, US tell Pakistan to 'meaningfully address' global concerns on cross-border terrorism
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India, US tell Pakistan to 'meaningfully address' global concerns on cross-border terrorism

India and the United States on Tuesday called for Pakistan to address global concerns regarding terrorism, including that emanating from across the border.

Congress' indecision may make BJP's return 'possible' as national security replaces cow, Hindutva as key poll issue
Politics

Congress' indecision may make BJP's return 'possible' as national security replaces cow, Hindutva as key poll issue

The Congress, the only party that could have actually stopped the BJP, is playing dead, except for occasional outbursts on Rafale

Explosives found at UK's Heathrow, London city airports and Waterloo station; police treating incidents as 'linked series'
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Explosives found at UK's Heathrow, London city airports and Waterloo station; police treating incidents as 'linked series'

Another mailer turned up near London City Airport, and the third in the mail room at Waterloo Station. The package at the rail station was not opened.

Daily Bulletin: 18 separatists lose security; Maharashtra to block farmers' march; last day of Kulbhushan hearing at ICJ; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: 18 separatists lose security; Maharashtra to block farmers' march; last day of Kulbhushan hearing at ICJ; day's top stories

Today's top stories: Security of 18 Hurriyat separatists withdrawn; fourth and final day of the Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing at the ICJ; Maharashtra government clamps down on farmers marching from Nashik to Mumbai; and more.

India to sign MoU on counter-terrorism cooperation, other fields with Morocco, says Sushma Swaraj
India

India to sign MoU on counter-terrorism cooperation, other fields with Morocco, says Sushma Swaraj

Just days after the deadly Pulwama terror attack, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who arrived in Morocco on Sunday, said India will seek to consolidate its partnership with the North African country in several areas, including counter-terrorism.

UNGA president says 'collective responsibility' to ensure compliance with UN resolutions on counter-terrorism
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UNGA president says 'collective responsibility' to ensure compliance with UN resolutions on counter-terrorism

The UNGA president noted that while the progress on adopting the CCIT has been slow, it does not mean the UN is not doing anything or that there is a lack in progress on counter-terror initiatives.

Sushma Swaraj meets UNGA president-elect to discuss Security Council reform and counter-terrorism strategy
India

Sushma Swaraj meets UNGA president-elect to discuss Security Council reform and counter-terrorism strategy

The meeting comes after the UNGA president-elect called Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed the need for stronger UN action on major global challenges.

US Congress passes National Defence Authorisation Act 2019, caps aid to Pakistan to $150 million
India

US Congress passes National Defence Authorisation Act 2019, caps aid to Pakistan to $150 million

The United States Congress has passed the National Defense Authorisation Act-2019 (NDAA-19) which capped its security-related aid to Pakistan to $150 million, significantly below the historic level of more than $one billion to $750 million per year.

Pakistan counter-terrorism agency warns of militant attacks on political leaders during campaigning for General Election
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Pakistan counter-terrorism agency warns of militant attacks on political leaders during campaigning for General Election

The National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) on Monday said it had forwarded 12 threat alerts to the federal interior and provincial home ministries as well as law enforcement agencies. "

Proposed National Counter Terrorism Centre stalled due to political wrangling, opposition from various states
India

Proposed National Counter Terrorism Centre stalled due to political wrangling, opposition from various states

India’s counter-terrorism efforts have witnessed a mix of achievements and failures. But overall, it could be convincingly argued that India’s counter-terrorism strategy has continued to be largely ill-defined, reactionary, and lacking in coherence.

Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping meet: Beyond bonhomie and symbolism of Wuhan Summit, some stark differences remain
India

Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping meet: Beyond bonhomie and symbolism of Wuhan Summit, some stark differences remain

As the dust settles on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese president Xi Jinping's weekend schmoozing at Wuhan, a comparative study of the media statements issued separately by India and China may give us an idea of the divergences that remain despite the two-day exercise.

At recent counter-terrorism conference, experts offer differing perspectives on identity of enemy, strategies to deal with Pakistan
India

At recent counter-terrorism conference, experts offer differing perspectives on identity of enemy, strategies to deal with Pakistan

At a recent counter-terrorism conference by a prestigious think tank in India, a dissonance emerged in perceptions on exactly who was the ‘enemy’ and what had to fought.

Emmanuel Macron in India: Maritime security, counter-terrorism high on agenda during French president's visit
India

Emmanuel Macron in India: Maritime security, counter-terrorism high on agenda during French president's visit

Maritime security and counter-terrorism will be high on the agenda among a number of other bilateral issues when French President Emmanuel Macron comes on a four-day visit to India

US calls India an 'incredibly valuable' partner on counter-terrorism, says future under Trump-Modi is 'very bright'
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US calls India an 'incredibly valuable' partner on counter-terrorism, says future under Trump-Modi is 'very bright'

Describing India as an "incredibly valuable and close counter-terrorism partner" of the US, the Donald Trump administration said the future is "very bright" for bilateral co-operation in this arena