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Migrant crisis greatest man-made tragedy in India since Partition: Guha

Migrant crisis greatest man-made tragedy in India since Partition: Guha

Rediff.com6 days ago

Cautioning that there will be social and psychological consequences for the rest of the country too, Guha said the migrant tragedy could have been averted or at least minimised if Prime Minister Narendra Modi had given them a week's notice to return home before the lockdown kicked in.

Army's plan to induct civilians evokes mixed response

Army's plan to induct civilians evokes mixed response

Rediff.com14 May 2020

The experts said adequate care must be taken before implementing what is being touted as a "game-changer".

India needs 'whole-of-govt approach' to confront strategic uncertainties: Army Chief

India needs 'whole-of-govt approach' to confront strategic uncertainties: Army Chief

Rediff.com10 May 2020

The army chief said that India needs to broaden its understanding of national security and must examine non-traditional threats like pandemics "de-novo" as they have the potential to inflict severe damage on the country. "We need to act and prepare ourselves accordingly."

India reserves right to strike: New Army Chief to Pak

India reserves right to strike: New Army Chief to Pak

Rediff.com31 Dec 2019

Gen Naravane also said the Army will enhance combat capabilities along the border with China so that it is fully prepared to deal with any security challenge.

Defence in 2019: Balakot strikes, CDS & modernisation

Defence in 2019: Balakot strikes, CDS & modernisation

Rediff.com31 Dec 2019

India's doctrinal policy shift in combating terror by carrying out the Balakot air strikes inside Pakistan, appointment of a Chief of Defence Staff and hastening work on military modernisation marked a new beginning in 2019 in dealing with complex security challenges.

India has potential for very rapid growth: Bill Gates

India has potential for very rapid growth: Bill Gates

Rediff.com17 Nov 2019

Bill Gates specifically complimented India's Aadhaar identity system and the country's performance in the financial services and pharma sectors.

Qureshi says Pak won't charge Kartarpur pilgrims on Nov 9, 12

Qureshi says Pak won't charge Kartarpur pilgrims on Nov 9, 12

Rediff.com9 Nov 2019

Kartarpur corridor is a 'corridor of love' and there is no sinister design in it, he said on allegations that the corridor could be used to promote separatism in Punjab.

RCEP a done deal, but signing put off to Feb: Sources

RCEP a done deal, but signing put off to Feb: Sources

Rediff.com4 Nov 2019

Sources said China was forcefully pushing for inking the deal during the RCEP summit later in the day, which was seen as an attempt to counter-balance the impact of its lingering trade war with the US as well as to project the region's economic might to the West.

Modi favours expansion of ties between India, ASEAN

Modi favours expansion of ties between India, ASEAN

Rediff.com3 Nov 2019

The prime minister also welcomed convergence of views between India and ASEAN for cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region.

India has stopped working in bureaucratic manner: PM in Thailand

India has stopped working in bureaucratic manner: PM in Thailand

Rediff.com3 Nov 2019

The prime minister was speaking at an event to mark golden jubilee of the Aditya Birla Group's presence in Thailand.

India eliminated big reason behind terrorism: PM Modi

India eliminated big reason behind terrorism: PM Modi

Rediff.com2 Nov 2019

Addressing the Indian diaspora in Bangkok, Prime Minister Modi said his government was working to fulfil those aims that seemed impossible.

Modi, Xi discuss terror, trade in 2.5-hr dinner conversation

Modi, Xi discuss terror, trade in 2.5-hr dinner conversation

Rediff.com12 Oct 2019

External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar described the engagement between Modi and Xi on the first day of the Informal summit as 'highly productive'.

Xi arrives in Chennai to a traditional welcome

Xi arrives in Chennai to a traditional welcome

Rediff.com11 Oct 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Chennai to a grand welcome on Friday, a visit that comes soon after the recent episode of turbulence in bilateral ties over India's decision to withdraw Jammu and Kashmir's special status and reorganise the state into two union territories.

Stage set for 2nd Modi-Xi summit amid Kashmir tension

Stage set for 2nd Modi-Xi summit amid Kashmir tension

Rediff.com11 Oct 2019

Government sources also said there was no question of any discussion on the issue as it is India's sovereign matter but added that Modi will update the Chinese President on the matter if there is a query.

India, China pose no threat to each other: Envoy

India, China pose no threat to each other: Envoy

Rediff.com10 Oct 2019

The Summit will take bilateral relations to a higher level and have a major and positive impact on regional and world peace, stability and development, Sun said.

India shouldn't intervene in choosing next Dalai Lama: Chinese authorities

India shouldn't intervene in choosing next Dalai Lama: Chinese authorities

Rediff.com14 Jul 2019

The Dalai Lama is 84 years old now and the issue of his successor has gained prominence in the last couple of years in the wake of his health issues.

Modi: From RSS pracharak to electoral superman

Modi: From RSS pracharak to electoral superman

Rediff.com23 May 2019

The prime minister has been unstoppable as he transported the BJP to colossal success on a wave of muscular nationalism, majoritarian pride and charisma.

Hope for re-engagement after polls in India: Pak

Hope for re-engagement after polls in India: Pak

Rediff.com14 Apr 2019

'A narrative is needed that captures the reality in Pakistan objectively and more fully'

'Mission Shakti' cleared 2 yrs ago: DRDO chief

'Mission Shakti' cleared 2 yrs ago: DRDO chief

Rediff.com27 Mar 2019

He said the country now possesses the capability to strike satellites in outer space with centimetre-level accuracy and precision.

Saudi FM says not opposed to JeM chief's banning by UN

Saudi FM says not opposed to JeM chief's banning by UN

Rediff.com20 Feb 2019

He rejected suggestions that the Pak-Saudi statement was against India's push at UN.

PHOTOS: IAF displays its 'Vayu Shakti'

PHOTOS: IAF displays its 'Vayu Shakti'

Rediff.com16 Feb 2019

Fighter jets and helicopters hit targets during day and night.

Will show the right path to Kashmiri youth: Wani's wife

Will show the right path to Kashmiri youth: Wani's wife

Rediff.com25 Jan 2019

'If I see anyone taking the wrong path, I will stop him or her.'

Pak procuring 600 tanks to strengthen capability along LoC: Intel sources

Pak procuring 600 tanks to strengthen capability along LoC: Intel sources

Rediff.com30 Dec 2018

Apart from battle tanks, Pakistan Army is also procuring 245 150mm SP Mike-10 guns from Italy out of which it has already received 120 guns.

Army anguished as govt rejects demand for higher pay

Army anguished as govt rejects demand for higher pay

Rediff.com4 Dec 2018

The MSP was introduced to the services recognising their unique service conditions and hardships.

Not in Pak's interest to allow terror activities from its soil: Imran

Not in Pak's interest to allow terror activities from its soil: Imran

Rediff.com29 Nov 2018

"It is not in our interest to allow use of Pakistan's territory for terror outside," Khan said.

Pak PM lays foundation for Kartarpur Corridor

Pak PM lays foundation for Kartarpur Corridor

Rediff.com28 Nov 2018

The Indian government has sent Union ministers Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Hardeep Singh Puri to represent India at the event.

Imran rakes up Kashmir at Kartarpur event, India says reference 'regrettable'

Imran rakes up Kashmir at Kartarpur event, India says reference 'regrettable'

Rediff.com28 Nov 2018

India slams the Pakistani prime minister for 'unwarranted reference to J&K' during pious occasion.

Pro-Khalistan leader seen with Pak army chief at Kartarpur ceremony

Pro-Khalistan leader seen with Pak army chief at Kartarpur ceremony

Rediff.com28 Nov 2018

'Indian media taking a myopic view is selectively showing Mr Gopal Singh meeting COAS. Army Chief met all guests at the venue irrespective of identity. A peace initiative should not be subjected to propaganda'

India opposes BRI, PM says connectivity projects must respect sovereignty

India opposes BRI, PM says connectivity projects must respect sovereignty

Rediff.com10 Jun 2018

India says it cannot accept a project that ignores its core concerns on sovereignty and territorial integrity.

PM Modi, Pak President shake hands at SCO Summit

PM Modi, Pak President shake hands at SCO Summit

Rediff.com10 Jun 2018

The two leaders shook hands and exchanged pleasantries at the end of the media briefing which was addressed by Chinese President Xi Jinping. China is the host and chair of the SCO.

Entry of India, Pak to bolster SCO's strength: Xi

Entry of India, Pak to bolster SCO's strength: Xi

Rediff.com10 Jun 2018

He said countries should work for promoting open and inclusive cooperation for win-win outcomes.

PM seeks respect for sovereignty, connectivity, unity among SCO countries

PM seeks respect for sovereignty, connectivity, unity among SCO countries

Rediff.com10 Jun 2018

In his address at the Plenary session of the 18th SCO summit in Qingdao, Modi coined an acronym 'SECURE' which he explained: 'S' for security for citizens, 'E' for economic development, 'C' for connectivity in the region, 'U' for unity, 'R' for respect of sovereignty and integrity, 'E' for environment protection.

Xi accepts Modi's invitation for Wuhan-style summit in India in 2019

Xi accepts Modi's invitation for Wuhan-style summit in India in 2019

Rediff.com9 Jun 2018

An MoU on sharing hydrological information of the Brahmaputra River by China to India and another pact on amendment of the protocol on phytosanitary requirements for exporting rice from India to China to include non-Basmati rice were signed after the Modi-Xi talks in the eastern Chinese port city.

Modi in Qingdao tomorrow to attend SCO Summit, India's focus on combating terror

Modi in Qingdao tomorrow to attend SCO Summit, India's focus on combating terror

Rediff.com8 Jun 2018

Modi will hold several bilateral meetings with the leaders of the SCO member countries including China's Xi Jinping.

At Defence Expo, PM slams laziness, incompetence, hidden motives

At Defence Expo, PM slams laziness, incompetence, hidden motives

Rediff.com12 Apr 2018

Inaugurating the Defence Expo in Thiruvidanthai in Tamil Nadu, Modi said the Defence Procurement Procedure was revised with many specific provisions for stimulating growth of the domestic defence industry.

China protests India's 'transgression' in Arunachal; our land, says India

China protests India's 'transgression' in Arunachal; our land, says India

Rediff.com8 Apr 2018

At the border personnel meeting, China also accused the Indian side of damaging its road building equipment when a road laying party left its gear in Tuting in December last year following a protest by India.

Doklam lesson: Army increases strength at India-China-Myanmar tri-junction

Doklam lesson: Army increases strength at India-China-Myanmar tri-junction

Rediff.com1 Apr 2018

"After the tri-junction in Doklam in the Sikkim sector, this is the most important tri-junction along the Sino-India border."

India increases deployment of troops along border with China near Tibet

India increases deployment of troops along border with China near Tibet

Rediff.com31 Mar 2018

Military officials said India is also strengthening its surveillance mechanism to keep an eye on Chinese activities along the borders in the strategically sensitive Tibetan region and has even been regularly deploying choppers to carry out recce.

Army chief, NSA, FS visited Bhutan 2 weeks ago

Army chief, NSA, FS visited Bhutan 2 weeks ago

Rediff.com18 Feb 2018

The visit by Gen Rawat, Ajit Doval and Vijay Gokhale was the first such high-level trip from India to Bhutan after the Doklam standoff.

SCS row: To deal with China, PM backs 'rules-based security architecture'

SCS row: To deal with China, PM backs 'rules-based security architecture'

Rediff.com14 Nov 2017

Modi said India will continue its support to ASEAN for a rules-based security architecture for the region.

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