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Ruchira Kamboj: The diplomat who is helping India reshape the global narrative
India

Ruchira Kamboj: The diplomat who is helping India reshape the global narrative

Ruchira Kamboj, India's first woman Permanent Representative to the United Nations, has succeeded in bringing the global attention — largely distracted during the ongoing Ukraine war — back to issues like Pakistan-sponsored terrorism and Chinese belligerence

Jaishankar is moving in the right direction: New India needs assertive diplomacy
India

Jaishankar is moving in the right direction: New India needs assertive diplomacy

The Modi government’s pro-active diplomacy is an attempt to search for India’s rightful place among the comity of nations. And this endeavour is not against any country. More so the democratic West, with which India shares common interests and destinies

India's most wanted terrorist, Masood Azhar not in Afghanistan, don’t make false claims’: Taliban to Pakistan
India

India's most wanted terrorist, Masood Azhar not in Afghanistan, don’t make false claims’: Taliban to Pakistan

Pakistan, in a move that is being called “hogwash" by India, has written a letter to Afghanistan to arrest Azhar, a UN-designated terrorist,who is India’s most wanted

Head-on | How a rising India can counter China’s geopolitical challenge
India

Head-on | How a rising India can counter China’s geopolitical challenge

China’s pre-occupation with Taiwan over the next few years along with its continuing economic slowdown presents India with a once-in-a-generation opportunity to rebalance the geopolitical odds in its favour

China blocks US, India proposal in UN to blacklist JeM chief Masood Azhar's brother
World

China blocks US, India proposal in UN to blacklist JeM chief Masood Azhar's brother

Abdul Rauf Azhar was sanctioned by the US in December 2010. This is the second time in less than two months that China has put a hold on a listing by the US and India to blacklist a Pakistan-based terrorist under the sanctions committee of the UN Security Council

US, India proposal to blacklist Pak-based IC814 plotter Abdul Rauf Azhar put on hold by China
World

US, India proposal to blacklist Pak-based IC814 plotter Abdul Rauf Azhar put on hold by China

This is the second time in less than two months that China has put a hold on a listing by the US and India to blacklist a Pakistan-based terrorist under the sanctions committee of the UN Security Council.

Pakistan and FATF: Islamabad’s cosmetic war against terrorism
World

Pakistan and FATF: Islamabad’s cosmetic war against terrorism

The recent arrest and sentencing of Sajid Mir to fifteen-and-a-half years, also for terrorist financing, in early June, has been aimed at placating the FATF

China places hold on US, India move to list Pakistani terrorist under UNSC sanctions
India

China places hold on US, India move to list Pakistani terrorist under UNSC sanctions

Pakistan-based militant Abdul Rehman Makki is a US-designated terrorist and brother-in-law of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief and 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed

Explained: Who is Mushtaq Ahmed Zargar, declared a terrorist under UAPA?
India

Explained: Who is Mushtaq Ahmed Zargar, declared a terrorist under UAPA?

Kashmiri militant Mushtaq Ahmed Zargar, who was released from jail in exchange for hostages in the IC-814 airplane hijack, has now been designated as a terrorist by the Union government under the severe anti-terror law Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA)

Terror groups targeting India continue to operate from Pakistan, says US report on terrorism
India

Terror groups targeting India continue to operate from Pakistan, says US report on terrorism

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, in the 2020 Country Reports on Terrorism issued on Thursday, said that regionally, terrorist groups continued to operate from Pakistan.

The Dead Pool: Key Pulwama perpetrators are dead, but Jaish-e-Muhammad’s blood-cult is alive, and killing
World

The Dead Pool: Key Pulwama perpetrators are dead, but Jaish-e-Muhammad’s blood-cult is alive, and killing

The men Azhar’s words raised are dead; the toxic cult of blood that seduced them is not

JeM chief Masood Azhar living in posh locality in Pakistan's Bahawalpur as State guest: Report
World

JeM chief Masood Azhar living in posh locality in Pakistan's Bahawalpur as State guest: Report

According to Times Now's Navbharat channel, it has 'accessed undeniable visual evidence' that confirms Pakistan's 'Deep State is still providing a safe haven to terror masterminds' including India's most wanted terrorist Masood Azhar

Significant progress on FATF's first action plan: US on Pakistan's grey list status for terror financing
World

Significant progress on FATF's first action plan: US on Pakistan's grey list status for terror financing

The global body against money laundering and terror financing had also asked Pakistan to work to address its strategically important deficiencies

Pakistan's anti-terrorism court issues arrest warrant against JeM chief Masood Azhar
World

Pakistan's anti-terrorism court issues arrest warrant against JeM chief Masood Azhar

Following immense international pressure after the Pulwama attack, the Pakistan government had arrested over 100 members of banned militant outfits including the JeM chief's son and brother

Terrorism, clandestine nuclear trade constitute Pakistan's only 'crowning glory', says India at UN
India

Terrorism, clandestine nuclear trade constitute Pakistan's only 'crowning glory', says India at UN

The strong rebuttal came after Imran Khan spoke about India's internal affairs, including the issue of Jammu and Kashmir, at the high-level General Debate

Pakistan evading responsibility for Pulwama terror attack, sheltering Masood Azhar, says MEA
India

Pakistan evading responsibility for Pulwama terror attack, sheltering Masood Azhar, says MEA

The MEA spokesperson said the chargesheet into the Pulwama attack case has been filed after an investigation spanning one-and-a-half years

NIA names Masood Azhar in Pulwama attack case, but incriminating evidence may not be enough to bring JeM chief to justice
India

NIA names Masood Azhar in Pulwama attack case, but incriminating evidence may not be enough to bring JeM chief to justice

The NIA's chargesheet rests on technical and material evidence to establish the link between local Jaish operatives and their handlers in Pakistan. However, if the past pattern of Pakistan's behaviour is anything to go by, the JeM chief may still evade justice

Pulwama terror attack: NIA files chargesheet against 19, including JeM chief Masood Azhar
India

Pulwama terror attack: NIA files chargesheet against 19, including JeM chief Masood Azhar

Azhar's nephew, who was killed in an encounter on 29 March in south Kashmir, is said to be the mastermind of Pulwama terror attack

Days after admitting to Dawood Ibrahim's presence, Pakistan attempts to distance itself from claim
World

Days after admitting to Dawood Ibrahim's presence, Pakistan attempts to distance itself from claim

Islamabad has claimed that the assertions made by some sections of the media about Pakistan admitting to the "presence of certain listed individuals" are baseless and misleading

Slippery slope of extrajudicial killings leads to infinite darkness and not justice
India

Slippery slope of extrajudicial killings leads to infinite darkness and not justice

Moral pieties aren't the answer to what’s happened in Hyderabad. For decades, extrajudicial executions have formed the bedrock of Indian criminal justice, a response to public frustration over the state's inability to enforce order