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Migrant crisis greatest man-made tragedy in India since Partition: GuhaRediff.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 responseRediff.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 ChiefRediff.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 PakRediff.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 & modernisationRediff.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 GatesRediff.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, 12Rediff.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: SourcesRediff.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, ASEANRediff.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 ThailandRediff.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 ModiRediff.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 conversationRediff.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 welcomeRediff.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 tensionRediff.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: EnvoyRediff.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 authoritiesRediff.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 supermanRediff.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: PakRediff.com14 Apr 2019
'A narrative is needed that captures the reality in Pakistan objectively and more fully'
'Mission Shakti' cleared 2 yrs ago: DRDO chiefRediff.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 UNRediff.com20 Feb 2019
He rejected suggestions that the Pak-Saudi statement was against India's push at UN.
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 wifeRediff.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 sourcesRediff.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 payRediff.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: ImranRediff.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 CorridorRediff.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'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 ceremonyRediff.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 sovereigntyRediff.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 SummitRediff.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: XiRediff.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 countriesRediff.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 2019Rediff.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 terrorRediff.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 motivesRediff.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 IndiaRediff.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-junctionRediff.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 TibetRediff.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 agoRediff.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'Rediff.com14 Nov 2017
Modi said India will continue its support to ASEAN for a rules-based security architecture for the region.