Islamic State

Pulwama Attack: Sadly, India can’t resort to “water war”

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Indus Water Treaty can't be abrogated

The dastardly Pulwama attack has again led to talks of India abrogating the Indus Water Treaty of 1960 and wage a “water war” against Pakistan to bring it to

Jharkhand takes lead in banning Islamic State-linked PFI

Jharkhand, Popular Front of India, PFI, Ramalingam, Thirubhuvanam, Manitha Neethi Pasarai, Nagarik Adhikar Suraksha Samiti, Rudresh, Prof. T.J. Joseph, Babri Masjid, SIMI, Islamic State, NIA, Vinay Kumar

PFI banned by Jharkhand

The Jharkhand government has slapped the radical Muslim outfit, the Popular Front of India (PFI) with a ban again this week for keeping links with Islamic St

India won’t mind US out of Syria and Afghanistan

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US has sponsored terrorism for too long

Sometimes I don’t know whether to laugh or cry.

Russia brings Taliban on table as India observes

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Taliban breakthrough in Moscow

Russia secured a huge diplomatic victory when it got Taliban to turn up at a meeting on Afghanistan, attended by no less than a dozen countries, in Moscow la

Hindus killed in Afghanistan: Try telling it to Indian Express

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Hindus killed in Afghanistan; but not for Indian Express

Jalalabad in Afghanistan suffered a horrific bomb attack on Sunday. Out of the 19 killed, 17 were Sikhs and Hindus.

Congress and its’ Soz and Karra; and why India is worried

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Congress supremos with Karra (left) and Soz

Saifuddin Soz is no ordinary Congress leader.

Modi and calculus behind “no” on Jerusalem

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Modi and Netanyahu: Not seeing eye to eye

There’s been a disquiet in India’s public space over Modi government’s rejection of US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s C

Chabahar is a real deal for India

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Modi, Rouhani and Ashraf Ghani shaking hands after Chabahar deal

For its commercial and political implications, the Chabahar Port deal with Iran marks the finest achievement yet of Narendra Modi’s global engagements.

Palmyra: So Mr Obama, who was helping ISIS?

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Palymra: And they said Russia helped ISIS

The Palmyra victory was the biggest defeat yet of the Islamic State. It poses a problem for the Obama administration

Russia’s withdrawal is just a time-out

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Russia’s pull-out was always on cards

American presstitutes, such as the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, expressed surprise at Russia's support for the Syrian ceasefire, which Russia