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The Roots of the Taliban
Internal strife and tribalism is endemic to Afghanistan, notes Colonel Anil A Athale (retd). IMAGE: Abdul Latif Mansoor, left, Shahabuddin Delawar, centre, and Suhail Shaheen -- members of the......
India is talking to the Taliban because the Taliban are winning
But why should India be talking to the Taliban in the first place? There is no love lost there.India will never forget or forgive the humiliation to which the Taliban subjected it in the IC-814......
India needs a distinct military command structure: CDS
India needs a distinct military command structure and a complete paradigm shift to confront the emerging security threats like grey zone warfare, Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat said on......
'One of the problems is neither Xi or Modi listen to other opinions'
'Both have a very nationalistic view of foreign policy.''They think they are shrewd and clever diplomats.' IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi, left with Xi Jinping, general secretary......
No need for nuclear arsenal once Kashmir is resolved: Pak PM
Pakistan's nuclear arsenal is 'simply a deterrent' to protect the country and there will no longer be any need for it once the Kashmir issue is resolved, Prime Minister Imran Khan has said as he......
What happens if India bans Chinese smartphones
Chinese mobile brands are deeply entrenched in the Indian market. A move to bar them may send a bold diplomatic message. But its cost for the local industry is anybody's guess. In the event that......
Why did Iran eject India from port, oil field deals?
Iran's growing proximity to China may have also played a part, report Shine Jacob and Megha Manchanda. IMAGE: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurates the first phase of Chabahar port in the......
Tenet is both incredibly obfuscating and feverishly magnificent, says Sukanya Verma. 'Don't get on the chopper if you can't stop thinking in linear terms,' warns a character in Tenet. This is not......
Sports Shorts: China's Chen claims maiden TT World Cup title
Photograph: Kind Courtesy Tingshu Wang/Reuters Team owners and the NBA players' association have agreed on a shortened season to allow players from the world's best league to compete in next......
After Premier League ceasefire - wooing or war?
IMAGE: Liverpool's Jordan Henderson with teammates celebrates with the trophy after winning the Premier League. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters Seventy-two hours after their radical plans for......
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