‘Parliament Will Stand Firmly Behind Soldiers Guarding Our Borders’: PM Modi Praises Indian Army

Giving a call to all political parties to stand behind the country’s security forces, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday attempted to convey a collective message of political unity to the world at large amid border tensions with China and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

India’s Modi faces turbulent session as Parliament reopens

Lawmakers will wear masks and sit in seats separated by transparent plastic sheets while in Parliament and sessions will be shortened among other health protocols to guard against the virus. Opposition parties have protested one action: the canceling of Question Hour, when lawmakers ask questions to ministers and hold them accountable for the functioning of […]

VJ Day 2020 meaning – what is Victory over Japan Day and how is it being marked?

8.30pm – 10pm – The Nation’s TributeA special service, The Nation’s Tribute, will be led by the Duke of Cambridge, will be held at Horse Guards Parade and will be broadcast on BBC One. There will be special performances of key moments from the conflicts and veterans will read tributes. There will also be musical […]

China invokes 1962 war to put India on a defensive. It won’t work | Analysis

A strong response from India can unravel the One China policy, but the opposite also could be true and erode the equity of New Delhi. It is time that Beijing woke up to stark reality on the ground as it is dealing with an Army that has been fighting on heights up to 24,000 feet […]

Rohit Pawar’s scathing reply to Chirag Paswan for criticising Maharashtra

NCP leader Rohit Pawar has launched a scathing attack on Lok Janshakti Party national president Chirag Paswan for demanding President’s Rule in Maharashtra and reminded him of the rising crimes in Bihar. A few days ago, Paswan said that the law and order situation in Maharashtra is continuing to deteriorate and he is concerned about […]

The Latest: Parliament opens in India, global virus hot spot

Lawmakers must wear masks and follow other sanitization protocols, sit on seats separated by transparent plastic sheets and keep their meetings limited. The Question Hour, when lawmakers ask questions to ministers and hold them accountable for the functioning of their ministries, will not be allowed.

Pakistan May Consider Holding Late-Stage Clinical Trials of Russian COVID Vaccine – Foreign Minister

“Because of the Indian attitude, because of their belligerent attitude, because of the new mindset that is governing Delhi. The mindset of Akhand Bharat, that expansionist that hegemonic approach that they have, is threatening peace and stability in the region,” he explained. The top Pakistani diplomat underlined that his government had offered direct negotiations to […]

China’s ‘hybrid war’? President, PM Modi among thousands of Indians being ‘snooped’ on, claim reports

According to news reports, the company has a database of 24 lakh people which includes 10,000 Indians. These “foreign targets” include President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi, a number of chief ministers, union ministers, service chiefs and the Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde, among others.