His lack of strategic vision is aggravating the existing mistrust between India and China, and India and Pakistan. Any further drift could lead to unforeseen consequences.
If decryption is at the heart of privacy violations, then strong encryption needs to be at the heart of privacy protection.
In order to provide a level-playing field to private companies and encourage foreign arms manufacturers, the government has withdrawn excise and customs duty exemptions enjoyed by defence PSUs.
If there is one thing we should take away from the 9/11 surveillance era, it is that we cannot afford to put off the balancing of security and privacy in a constitutional context
With the breaking news of allegations of corruption at FIFA, everybody seems to be talking about what impact it will have on the upcoming World Cups in Russia and Qatar. But the next World Cup isn’t in Russia or Qatar, it’s in Canada.
India’s interests in West Asia are three-fold and they all need safeguarding: Defence ties with Israel; energy and economic ties with the Gulf; and strategic ties with Iran.
Sushma Swaraj denies the Modi government’s approach to Pakistan is confused or inconsistent.
While the Americans are playing geopolitics and the Europeans want to regain control over football, the rest of the world believes the West is trying to rob them of the chance to be equal partners in the only truly global game.
Earlier in the day, a smaller quake measuring 3.8 had struck near Sakai, on the island of Honshu, followed by a 4.7 quake that struck 135 km southeast of Itoman
Despite being denied a say over how, why and where its personnel will be deployed, India continues to send the most number of personnel on UN peacekeeping missions
The latest Chinese white paper on defence has a special emphasis on the maritime domain and on the deployment of the Chinese military to protect China’s national security interests from “international and regional turmoil”.
The writing of history is as much about what is forgotten or obliterated by design as it is about preserved memory.
A few weeks ago, the Bangladeshi Cabinet approved a proposal to lower the minimum age of marriage for girls to 16, raising concerns from civil society organisations in the country.
Swedish newspaper editor says the Indian ambassador asked him to excise all references to Bofors before publishing the interview
In his address on May 22, Ajit Doval said settlement of the border issue is “critical” for India-China ties and called for a “larger plan” for “tackling” that country to resolve all ticklish matters
Having another boundary treaty supersede the Simla Agreement without substantially changing the McMahon Line alignment may prove to be a major step toward a resolution of India’s border issues with China
But remember, there are stil 79 countries – including India, where it is illegal to be gay.
The Wall Street Journal says Chinese officials and representatives of Pakistan’s ISI were also present.
With general elections due in November, the Spanish establishment and its European allies have less than six months to work out the Podemos conundrum.
The UAE denies entry to Ashok Sukumaran and others who spoke up for exploited labourers in the Gulf
‘It must be the first time that a minister of an elected government openly advocates use of terrorism in another country on the pretext of preventing terrorism from that country,’ Sartaj Aziz said.
If the nuances of the Chinese stance on the McMahon Line continue to elude the government, it can only be put down to an unwillingness to carefully read its own historical records.
Petrocasas could be incorporated into the national disaster management plan and be another item to Make in India
The curious case of a Bangladeshi opposition leader whose sudden and mysterious arrival in Shillong raises difficult questions for both Dhaka and New Delhi.
The success of Aje is a lesson to Indian entrepreneurs who face challenges from multinationals. It could also serve as inspiration for those Indian companies that aspire to go global and find niche markets for their products.
What was once seen as a futuristic source of limitless energy has been reframed as a response to global warming, an ideal solution for countries looking for a continuous source of low-carbon power. But who are these countries?
Internet governance as practiced by ICANN has been prone to capture by an elite coalition of US commercial interests, besides being subject to US political imperatives. Does India have an alternative model?
Unless Jokowi is able to translate some of his rhetoric into action soon, his election may go down in history as important only for its symbolism. And the next time round Indonesians may decide that symbolism alone is not enough.
India and the Indian Navy must move quickly with other regional players to bring an end to the humanitarian crisis in the Bay of Bengal.
Dilip Hiro’s new book is highly readable and entertaining but it only reinforces, rather than adds to, the prevailing wisdom about the state of India-Pakistan relations.
There is more to China’s claim over Arunachal Pradesh than a mere contest to possess this large strip of sparsely populated mountainous territory.
It’s time Modi stopped prioritising Saarc and turned his attention to building connections with Myanmar as a bridge to the rest of South East Asia.
If Modi really wants to send a message that India is serious about Korea he must ensure we switch to Korean time for the execution of whatever the two countries agree to do together.
The Saudi-led ‘Sunni Front’ with its raw appeals to sectarian identity is beating the drums of war in order to silence all demand for political, economic and social reforms within and across the region.
Tweet by former Afghan intelligence chief sees “massive symbolism” in transplant surgery that a disabled Afghan soldier just underwent in Kochi
Henry Kissinger once said that the US ‘exit strategy’ was all about exit and not at all about strategy, and that making it the defining objective in Afghanistan is not sustainable
After losing political representation, and with no possibilities for justice, what means will the Muslim Brotherhood turn to next to shape the course of their country?
Sooner than later, the BJP hopes everyone would come round the fact that the implementation of the LBA will settle the border question between India and Bangladesh
The disillusionment within the Democratic left has been building over time — it was subterranean before but now it has burst into the open
We want to be friends with India not because we want to use India as leverage against the Chinese but because of intrinsic interest between Seoul and Delhi, says South Korea’s Ambassador for National Security Affairs.