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Centre approves setting up secure communication network for Army in forward locations at cost of Rs 7,796 crore
India

Centre approves setting up secure communication network for Army in forward locations at cost of Rs 7,796 crore

Officials said the project aiming to enhance network coverage along the LOC and LAC will be rolled out by State-owned company, ITI, within three years

Guarding Siachen has exposed Indian soldiers to deadly avalanches in the Himalayas: Why it's futile to militarise world's highest battlefield
India

Guarding Siachen has exposed Indian soldiers to deadly avalanches in the Himalayas: Why it's futile to militarise world's highest battlefield

The recent casualty brings back the focus on the futility of militarising a non-vegetative inhabitable cold dessert ie Siachen, where both India and Pakistan pour in billions to maintain troops

India bashing in US: New Delhi caught in crossfire of Democrats' hatred towards Donald Trump and political agenda on Kashmir
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India bashing in US: New Delhi caught in crossfire of Democrats' hatred towards Donald Trump and political agenda on Kashmir

The latest US Congressional hearing on Kashmir, the second in space of a month, catches the current tension in India-US relationship and also demonstrates the way India has been caught in the middle of US domestic crossfire as Democrats turn up the heat on a President they fiercely loathe.

Highlighting one individual won't do justice to 'historic' Kartarpur Corridor inaugural: MEA on giving clearance to Navjot Singh Sidhu
India

Highlighting one individual won't do justice to 'historic' Kartarpur Corridor inaugural: MEA on giving clearance to Navjot Singh Sidhu

The inauguration of the Kartarpur corridor is a 'very historic' event and it would not do justice to it to highlight 'one individual', the Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday on Punjab MLA Navjot Singh Sidhu's repeated request for clearance to travel to Pakistan for the ceremony.

Ceasefire violations at LoC show India's Pakistan policy has hit a wall: Wise keep more than just a hammer in their toolbox
India

Ceasefire violations at LoC show India's Pakistan policy has hit a wall: Wise keep more than just a hammer in their toolbox

Put simply, New Delhi has made punishing Pakistan-backed terrorism by striking across the Line of Control an article of political prestige. Faced with continued terrorism, New Delhi finds itself compelled to do so repeatedly-even when there are no clear tactical or strategic ends to be secured by violence. This is what strategic affairs experts call a 'commitment trap'.

Reluctant to travel away from their homes in Kashmir, businessmen in Srinagar fear situation will worsen two months since abrogation of Article 370
India

Reluctant to travel away from their homes in Kashmir, businessmen in Srinagar fear situation will worsen two months since abrogation of Article 370

To assess the impact that communication disruption has had on the businesses, small and large, running in Jammu and Kashmir, this reporter travelled across districts, speaking to businessmen and workers from various sectors who travel out of Valley during winters. The ongoing situation in Kashmir has crippled businesses in the Valley in a way that traders are scared to leave their family behind till there is clarity on what is next for the Valley

'Bloodbath in Kashmir': Imran Khan's UNGA speech may have verged on the hysterical, but his call to action for radicals is 'most dangerous'
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'Bloodbath in Kashmir': Imran Khan's UNGA speech may have verged on the hysterical, but his call to action for radicals is 'most dangerous'

The UNGA 2019 went off as expected. The Prime Minister of India made a speech that tickboxed development and progress. The Prime Minister of Pakistan ranted and raved on Kashmir. The former was rather staid and kept to the UN format; Khan's delivery may have verged on the hysterical, but boring he was not.

Narendra Modi-Donald Trump bilateral talks at UN: Indian media needs to learn there's more to India-US relationship than just Pakistan
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Narendra Modi-Donald Trump bilateral talks at UN: Indian media needs to learn there's more to India-US relationship than just Pakistan

The fact remains that India's relationship with the US is multifaceted and has way more dimensions than US-Pakistan ties — that is limited to security concerns of a strictly transactional nature. It was disheartening to see Indian media restrict itself only to Pakistan, when ties between the world's oldest and largest democracy had many more areas to cover.

Pakistan will open Kartarpur Corridor to Indian Sikh pilgrims on 9 November, says official
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Pakistan will open Kartarpur Corridor to Indian Sikh pilgrims on 9 November, says official

The corridor will connect Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur with Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district of Punjab and facilitate visa-free movement of Indian pilgrims

Twitter sends notice to Pakistan president Arif Alvi over tweet on Kashmir; notice 'in bad taste' says country's human rights minister
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Twitter sends notice to Pakistan president Arif Alvi over tweet on Kashmir; notice 'in bad taste' says country's human rights minister

Tensions between India and Pakistan spiked after India abrogated provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution to withdraw Jammu and Kashmir's special status

Kartarpur corridor will be inaugurated in November as planned despite tensions over Kashmir, says Pakistan
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Kartarpur corridor will be inaugurated in November as planned despite tensions over Kashmir, says Pakistan

Firdous Ashiq Awan further assured that doors will remain open to Sikh pilgrims visiting Darbar Sahib Kartarpur in Pakistan in connection with the upcoming 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak

'No point talking to India', says Imran Khan after US, China, France, Sweden ask Pakistan to hold bilateral talks over Kashmir
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'No point talking to India', says Imran Khan after US, China, France, Sweden ask Pakistan to hold bilateral talks over Kashmir

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said his country is no longer interested in a dialogue with India

With India-Pakistan relations on decline, fear for survival of six Indians held hostage in Afghanistan mounts
India

With India-Pakistan relations on decline, fear for survival of six Indians held hostage in Afghanistan mounts

"Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence isn’t interested in the hostages," one Afghan intelligence official said, "but in getting India out of Afghanistan."

Rajnath Singh's remarks on 'No First Use' of nukes indicate ambiguity in nuclear policy in India's interest
India

Rajnath Singh's remarks on 'No First Use' of nukes indicate ambiguity in nuclear policy in India's interest

While the NFU declaration was necessary in that milieu, Rajnath's comments — the second by a Union defence minister after the late Manohar Parrikar — indicate that NFU has now outlived its purpose and a doctrinal revision has now become essential.

Talks with Pakistan will revolve only around Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir, says Rajnath Singh
India

Talks with Pakistan will revolve only around Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir, says Rajnath Singh

Asserting that dialogue with Pakistan is not possible till it stops aiding and abetting terrorism, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday that if talks are held with Pakistan they will be regarding Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK). Addressing a public rally ahead of flagging off the BJP's Jan Ashirwad rally for the assembly polls in Haryana's Kalka, Singh said, 'If talks take place (with Pakistan), it will be on PoK (Pakistan occupied Kashmir) and not on any other issue.'

If you search 'bhikhari' on Google, you will see photos of Imran Khan: Twitterati troll Pakistan PM, say 'Google knows'
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If you search 'bhikhari' on Google, you will see photos of Imran Khan: Twitterati troll Pakistan PM, say 'Google knows'

Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan has become the latest victim of ridicule on social media after netizens discovered that his pictures pop up when one searches for the term bikhari on Google

The cloak, the dagger and the loudspeaker: Indiscreet Donald Trump has done greater damage to Kashmir issue
India

The cloak, the dagger and the loudspeaker: Indiscreet Donald Trump has done greater damage to Kashmir issue

Like it or not, the United States has been a key actor in shaping the course of the India-Pakistan conflict in Kashmir ever since the late 1990s. Hard-nosed realist that he is, Modi is profoundly unlikely not to have asked Trump for help on Kashmir or Pakistan.

Imran Khan rules out chances of bilateral resolution of Kashmir dispute; claim follows Donald Trump's 'mediation' remark
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Imran Khan rules out chances of bilateral resolution of Kashmir dispute; claim follows Donald Trump's 'mediation' remark

Buoyed by Trump's offer of mediation on Kashmir, Imran Khan on Tuesday said that the contentious issue between India and Pakistan can never be resolved bilaterally

Donald Trump's clumsy 'mediation' claim over Kashmir gives Pakistan chance to link progress in Afghanistan and dialogue with India
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Donald Trump's clumsy 'mediation' claim over Kashmir gives Pakistan chance to link progress in Afghanistan and dialogue with India

There is no doubt at all that the question on Kashmir was planted among the Pakistani media present at the time, and that POTUS rose to it like a fish at a bait. But here's the thing. Nothing has really changed. First, the whole backpedalling exercise has already begun

Congressman Brad Sherman calls Donald Trump's Kashmir mediation claim 'delusional', apologises to Indian envoy
India

Congressman Brad Sherman calls Donald Trump's Kashmir mediation claim 'delusional', apologises to Indian envoy

Calling the US President's remarks on Kashmir issue "amateurish" and "delusional", Sherman said that anybody who understand South Asian foreign policy would know that such a request was not only impossible to come from India, but also that Trump's comments were embarrassing for the United States