The “real” truth behind the brutal torture and murder of Syed Saleem Shahzad will perhaps never be known. Who killed him-- the ISI as it is widely suspected in Pakistan or the 303 Brigade or the two acting in tandem?
In addition to LeT, a new source of terror against Indian targets has been the so-called 313 Brigade of Ilyas Kashmiri. We are faced with diminishing options against Pakistan. How to reverse this situation?
Put pressure on the ISI for neutralizing Haqqani network and Ilyas and his 313 Brigade
A shooting incident in Jama Masjid area in Delhi sets off alarm bells in security circles, as an Indian Mujahideen connection is explored
As a result of the surge in the popularity of the JUD and the LET because of their undoubtedly energetic work in the flood-affected areas, the outcome of the 26/11 trial against seven LET members has become uncertain
China did not oppose HUJI being designated as a terrorist organisation in the UN anti-terrorism committee, and significant omissions by the US raise eyebrows...
American investigators say the LET and Al Qaeda were responsible for the Samjhauta Express blast and the HUJI for the Mecca Masjid blast. Indian investigators have blamed the Abhinav Bharat.
The contrast with India's preparation for the CWG and how China handled the 2008 Olympics or is ready for the 16th Asian Games in November is telling. What about security?
The USA has double standards. The government doesn't act. The opposition is only interested in politicising and electorally exploiting the terrorist strikes...
The government of India, Mr Krishna himself and Mrs Nirupama Rao, our foreign secretary, need to be complimented for conducting themselves with great personal dignity
The Norwegian police announced on July 8, 2010, the arrest of three men suspected of having ties to Al Qaeda on charges of preparing terrorist attacks.
Let's be careful of any ISI trap for creating an impression that Al Qaeda has supplanted the ISI’s surrogates such as the LET.
As the terrorists intensify their war on Pakistan, after the suicide blasts of July 1 in Lahore, the interior minister of Pakistan and Chief Minister of Pakistani Punjab are engaged in a war of words
Just as in 1988 and 1990, once again The PPP's federal government in Pakistan has to depend on the PML(N) government in Lahore for undertaking any major operation in Southern Punjab.
Though the Ahmadis had been subjected in the past to persecution and atrocities by the Sunni extremists, the May 28 attacks are the most brutal acts of terrorism directed against them since Pakistan was born in 1947
An increase in acts of terrorism in J&K, with the participation of not only Pakistani Punjabis, but also the Pashtuns of the Taliban, is a risk to be guarded against in the months and weeks to come.
Instead of continuing to depend only on Drone strikes, the US should adopt a three-pronged strategy of a sustained campaign involving the use of Drones, Cruise missiles and the Afghan covert action forces.
The Taliban is not trying to create a presence for themselves in US territory, but are trying to manipulate American Muslims to go back to the US and wage a hihad in the US Homeland
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.