All stories by Snehesh Alex Philip
Propaganda driving youth to militancy to be targeted, not individuals: Army chiefRediff.com5 Jan 2017
The army chief said in insurgency it is always said that people are the centre of gravity but he would like to change that.
Will compel Pak to rethink its policy of supporting terror: Army chiefRediff.com4 Jan 2017
He brushed aside Pakistan's threat of use of tactical nuclear weapons, saying such statements will not deter India when it comes to defending our borders.
Sushma on Myanmar visit, meets Suu KyiRediff.com22 Aug 2016
Swaraj also called on Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw and held discussions with him on issues of mutual interest.
Global warming making Siachen riskier for soldiersRediff.com14 Aug 2016
The death of 10 soldiers earlier this year in an avalanche in the critical Sonam post, located close to the Line of Control with Pakistan, was due to global warming.
Swaraj in Nepal for SAARC meet; likely to meet Pak counterpart on ThursdayRediff.com16 Mar 2016
It is expected that this meeting could possibly pave the way for a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in the US later this month.
AFSPA is a must if army has to operate in J-K: ParrikarRediff.com28 May 2015
The defence minister said that if AFSPA was not imposed in a state, then the army couldn't operate there.
Sushma takes up fishermen issue after Lankan PM warns of shooting themRediff.com7 Mar 2015
India on took up with Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe the 'humanitarian' issue of fishermen's rights
Swaraj honours martyred Indian soldiers at IPKF memorialRediff.com7 Mar 2015
Swaraj saluted "brave Indian soldiers who gave up their lives protecting the cause of peace in Sri Lanka".
India, Vietnam to deepen cooperation in oil sectorsRediff.com25 Aug 2014
The Indian desire to deepen its ties with Vietnam, especially in the oil sector, besides defence and trade, was conveyed to the top leadership in Hanoi by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
Three-judge panel formed to probe attack on Hamid MirRediff.com21 Apr 2014
A judicial commission comprising of three Supreme Court judges was formed on Monday to probe into the attempt on the life of leading Pakistani TV journalist Hamid Mir.
Pak senate adopts resolution binding PM to attend its sessionRediff.com15 Apr 2014
Pakistan's senate has passed a resolution making it mandatory for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to attend its session at least once a week after he failed to turn up since assuming the position last year.
23 killed, 100 injured in blast near IslamabadRediff.com9 Apr 2014
At least 23 people were killed and over 100 others injured on Wednesday in a bomb blast that ripped through a bustling fruit market on the outskirts of the Pakistani capital. The blast occurred in the fruit market in Sector I-11 of the capital, bordering the garrison city of Rawalpindi. No group has claimed responsibility for the blast.
Treason trial: Musharraf does not turn up in courtRediff.com14 Mar 2014
Embattled former Pakistani dictator General Pervez Musharraf on Friday failed to appear before a special court for his indictment in the high treason trial citing security concerns.
'Kashmiri students accused of sedition welcome in Pakistan'Rediff.com6 Mar 2014
Pakistan on Thursday termed the slapping of sedition charges on nearly 60 Kashmiri students in Uttar Pradesh for cheering the Pakistani cricket team as "very unfortunate" and said its "heart" and educational institutions are always open if they wanted to pursue their studies in Islamabad.
Musharraf's lawyers 'threatened with beheading'Rediff.com5 Mar 2014
Pervez Musharraf's lawyers on Wednesday said the Pakistani Taliban had threatened them with beheading if they continued to represent the former military dictator and called for a change in the venue of his high-profile treason trial.
No CCTV cameras, scanners out of order at blast-hit Pak courtRediff.com3 Mar 2014
The exact number of gunmen involved in Monday's deadly attack in a Pakistani court, which claimed 11 lives could not be ascertained as CCTV cameras were not installed and scanning machines were out of order.
Judge among 11 dead in court attack in PakistanRediff.com3 Mar 2014
At least 11 people, including a judge, were killed and 25 others injured on Monday when suicide attackers lobbed grenades and opened indiscriminate fire in the premises of a local court in Pakistan's federal capital.
CIA chief made clandestine visit to Pak, met army chief: ReportRediff.com24 Feb 2014
Central Intelligence Agency chief John Brennan flew to Pakistan last week for a clandestine meeting with army chief Gen Raheel Sharif to discuss a possible military operation against militants in the country's northwest, a media report said on Monday.
Pak court rejects Musharraf's petition for military trialRediff.com21 Feb 2014
In a setback to embattled former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf, a special court in Islamabad on Friday dismissed his petition seeking treason trial under the Army Act and summoned him to appear before it on March 11.
Pak military air strikes kill 15 militants in North WaziristanRediff.com20 Feb 2014
Pakistani fighter jets pounded militant hideouts in the lawless North Waziristan Agency killing at least 15 militants, official sources on Thursday said, as peace talks with the Taliban remained in limbo.