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Jan 28, 2020
FIRs against Sharjeel Imam justified, anti-CAA activist's call to 'cut-off' Assam tests limits of free speechWhile legal eagles claim that Sharjeel Imam did not commit a crime and FIRs against him must be quashed, it is worth remembering that Imam was not issuing a lecture during an academic discussion
Mar 19, 2018
Nirmala Sitharaman is on the ball; here's why chances of another India-China standoff in Doka La are remoteUnion Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that a Doka La 2 is highly unlikely. She is right. Hyperventilating media reports notwithstanding, a sober assessment of ground realities indicates that India need not be apprehensive of renewed Chinese aggression in the disputed Himalayan region that saw a 73-day standoff last year.
Feb 23, 2018
Assam influx: General Bipin Rawat's larger message is inclusive; to attribute political motives to it is absurdTo say that General Bipin Rawat should have refrained from mentioning the names of political parties does not imply that the issue that raised by him is unimportant.
Oct 09, 2017
China reacts to Nirmala Sitharaman's Nathu La visit, says ready to maintain peace at frontiers with IndiaChina on Monday expressed readiness to jointly maintain peace along the border areas with India and said Nathu La, the frontier post visited by defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman was the "best witness" to the UK-China treaty of 1890.
Aug 14, 2017
Gorkhaland agitation: GJM calls off indefinite hunger strike after meeting with home minister Rajnath SinghThe Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) lifted its ongoing hunger strike demanding establishment of Gorkhaland, a separate state for Gorkhas on Monday
Aug 03, 2017
After China's tough posture on Doka La border row, India calls for peace, tranquility in regionAs China struck a tough posture again on the Doka La stand off, India called for peace and tranquility along the border
Aug 02, 2017
Sikkim standoff: Indian troops trespassed 80 metres into Chinese territory, claims Beijing in official statementChina on Wednesday released a long statement accusing India of trespassing into Chinese territory while reiterating its demand that New Delhi must withdraw its troops immediately from the area
Jul 18, 2017
Sikkim standoff: China's rapid escalation is limiting India's diplomatic options; can New Delhi hold its nerve?The Sikkim standoff is turning into a grim battle of nerves. China seems to be either fast running out of patience, or wants to convey that impression to India. Either way, the message out of Beijing is that New Delhi's options are limited.
Jul 10, 2017
Sikkim standoff: If China wants to play Kashmir card, a confident India is more than readyChina feels that the Narendra Modi government is too assertive and needs to be taught a lesson. India is signaling that if Beijing wants to play, New Delhi is ready.
Jul 05, 2017
Sikkim standoff: Hope Narendra Modi takes up border issue with China president Xi Jinping, says CongressThe Congress on Wednesday described as "worrying" the situation at the tri-junction with China and Bhutan and hoped Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the issue with the Chinese President to de-escalate the tension