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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

'Boycott China' trends online but consumer products sale unlikely to be affected; Chinese smartphones accounted for 81% shipments in Q1
India

'Boycott China' trends online but consumer products sale unlikely to be affected; Chinese smartphones accounted for 81% shipments in Q1

Calls for boycott of Chinese products amid Sino-India border tension may be trending on social media but these are yet to impact sales of smartphone and consumer durables products from the stables of companies like Xiaomi, Realme and Haier, according to industry executives.

The irony of #BoycottChineseProducts appears to have been lost on Indians
News & Analysis

The irony of #BoycottChineseProducts appears to have been lost on Indians

Let’s be honest, are you really going to choose a Micromax phone when you could have a OnePlus 8?

US eliminates IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: Can India take out Hafiz Saeed or Masood Azhar? If not, what are our options?
World

US eliminates IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: Can India take out Hafiz Saeed or Masood Azhar? If not, what are our options?

The Islamic State chief, who reportedly detonated a suicide vest after getting trapped in a “dead-end tunnel” causing three of his six children to die along with him, was killed “like a dog and a coward”, declared Donald Trump.

Jaish-e-Mohammed changes name to Majlis Wurasa-e-Shuhuda Jammu wa Kashmir after Masood Azhar's younger brother takes control: Report
World

Jaish-e-Mohammed changes name to Majlis Wurasa-e-Shuhuda Jammu wa Kashmir after Masood Azhar's younger brother takes control: Report

The terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) has changed its name in an attempt to avoid international scrutiny after the younger brother of its chief Masood Azhar has taken control. It has renamed itself Majlis Wurasa-e-Shuhuda Jammu wa Kashmir.

Pakistan has released JeM chief Masood Azhar from preventive custody, says report; move comes ahead of Islamabad's meeting with FATF
World

Pakistan has released JeM chief Masood Azhar from preventive custody, says report; move comes ahead of Islamabad's meeting with FATF

Pakistan is speculated to have released terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammad's chief Maulana Masood Azhar from preventive custody.

MHA declares Hafiz Saeed, Masood Azhar, Dawood Ibrahim and Zaki-Ur Rehman Lakhvi as terrorists under amended UAPA
India

MHA declares Hafiz Saeed, Masood Azhar, Dawood Ibrahim and Zaki-Ur Rehman Lakhvi as terrorists under amended UAPA

Other individuals who have been designated as terrorist are Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar, Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi and underworld don Dawood Ibrahim

Cash-strapped Pakistan forced to rein in Kashmir-bound jihadists as looming FATF blacklisting will further ravage economy
World

Cash-strapped Pakistan forced to rein in Kashmir-bound jihadists as looming FATF blacklisting will further ravage economy

Pakistan now has to keep a check on Kashmir-bound terror groups like JeM and LeT, whose actions can result in Islamabad’s blacklisting by the FATF, which could result in global sanctions that could further exacerbate the state’s economic crisis.

First time since IAF’s Balakot airstrike, Narendra Modi uses Pakistani airspace to travel to France for bilateral meet
India

First time since IAF’s Balakot airstrike, Narendra Modi uses Pakistani airspace to travel to France for bilateral meet

For the first time after February's Balakot airstrike, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday used the Pakistani airspace to travel to France for a bilateral meet.

India wants normal relations with its neighbour, but Pakistan fails to create ‘terror and hostility' free atmosphere, says MEA
India

India wants normal relations with its neighbour, but Pakistan fails to create ‘terror and hostility' free atmosphere, says MEA

India wants normal neighbourly relations with Pakistan but it failed to create an atmosphere free from terror, the government said. MEA said government has consistently raised the issue of cross border terrorism and placed a high emphasis on international cooperation in combating it.

10 injured in blast at military hospital in Rawalpindi; human rights worker claims JeM chief Masood Azhar was admitted at facility
World

10 injured in blast at military hospital in Rawalpindi; human rights worker claims JeM chief Masood Azhar was admitted at facility

At least 10 people were allegedly injured after a 'huge' blast rocked a military hospital here on Sunday, according to Pakistani Twitter users. A human rights worker from Quetta, Ahsan Ullah MiaKhail, has alleged that the army has barred the media from covering the incident. He also claimed that UN-blacklisted terrorist and JeM chief Masood Azhar was admitted at the hospital where the blast occurred.

China, Malaysia, Turkey bail out Pakistan at FATF: Islamabad may stall till it's Beijing's turn to head body
India

China, Malaysia, Turkey bail out Pakistan at FATF: Islamabad may stall till it's Beijing's turn to head body

China, especially has backed Islamabad on multiple occasion despite increased global pressure spurred by India's relentless campaign.

Protestors waving Zakir Musa banners clash with security forces after Eid prayers in some parts of Jammu and Kashmir
India

Protestors waving Zakir Musa banners clash with security forces after Eid prayers in some parts of Jammu and Kashmir

Clashes between protestors and security forces broke out after Eid prayers in some parts of Kashmir on Wednesday, officials said. There were no reports of anyone getting hurt, they said

Death of Zakir Musa has curbed militant mobilisation in Kashmir Valley, says J&K DGP Dilbag Singh
India

Death of Zakir Musa has curbed militant mobilisation in Kashmir Valley, says J&K DGP Dilbag Singh

Last month, during Ramzan, Kashmir witnessed 13 gunfights, which left 28 militants dead. The forces credit the non-implementation of NICO (non-initiation of combat operations) for their major combat success

UNSC calls listing of Masood Azhar as global terrorist ‘significant achievement’, says move is affirmative action against militants
World

UNSC calls listing of Masood Azhar as global terrorist ‘significant achievement’, says move is affirmative action against militants

The listing of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN Security Council has been termed as a "significant achievement" by the member nations in holding perpetrators, organisers and sponsors of acts of terrorism accountable.

J&K: Quiet summer may be precursor to stable future as India upped retaliatory benchmark with Balakot strike
India

J&K: Quiet summer may be precursor to stable future as India upped retaliatory benchmark with Balakot strike

By comparison, Jammu and Kashmir is currently undergoing relative stability after a fairly tumultuous situation during late winter and early spring. Experience from the past reveals that traditionally when the durbar returns to Srinagar in May, it is the time when the race for infiltration of terrorists from Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir into the Kashmir Valley picks up momentum.

India's election discourse may be dominated by Pakistan, but China's assertiveness in South Asia is the key challenge
World

India's election discourse may be dominated by Pakistan, but China's assertiveness in South Asia is the key challenge

The major challenge India faces and will continue to face in the foreseeable future comes from China’s growing assertiveness in South Asia.

'Modi thinks armed forces are his personal property': Rahul Gandhi counters BJP's nationalism pitch at Delhi press conference
Politics

'Modi thinks armed forces are his personal property': Rahul Gandhi counters BJP's nationalism pitch at Delhi press conference

Rahul Gandhi also hit out at the prime minister over his remarks that the Congress conducted surgical strikes only 'on paper' and the leaders of the Opposition party thought those were akin to video games.

Masood Azhar’s blacklisting at UN: Why did China suddenly relent after a decade of dogged obstructionism?
India

Masood Azhar’s blacklisting at UN: Why did China suddenly relent after a decade of dogged obstructionism?

It is inconceivable that China would have kept Pakistan in the dark and let the United Nations declare Azhar a global terrorist.

Musharraf-era spy boss in hot seat
World

Musharraf-era spy boss in hot seat

Taliban-Afghan-US negotiations is biggest challenge for Pakistan’s new interior minister