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Stop Ukraine war—Time Biden and Putin listen to what India is saying, the world is fed up

Eight months into the Ukraine conflict, India and the world wish it would end soon so that all can get back to the serious business of rebuilding economies.

Engage, engage, engage all sides—why India’s G-20 presidency is good news for world powers

India’s G-20 presidency—starting December this year—will be remembered because of its ability to listen to all sides in a fractured, multipolar world.

India-Afghanistan ties under strain over Delhi’s silence on students’ visa renewal

Indian universities are threatening Afghan students they will cancel their seats if they don't return to classes. But India isn't renewing their visas.

Why Jaishankar’s US visit more than formality and aims to fix Biden’s disinterest in India

The unhappiness in Washington DC is taking its toll—and manifesting in increasing disinterest, for example, in signing a free trade agreement with India.

Why Modi is catching a plane to Samarkand. Xi is slowly falling in line on LAC

For Modi to be absent again – as the standoff on the LAC continued into the second year – would have been a diplomatic slap on Xi Jinping’s face.

How Sheikh Hasina’s breaking the Chinese wall, creating new links between India — and India

Hasina knows that even though China is the richer State — Bangladesh is a member of the Belt and Road Initiative — India is the more 'intimate' neighbour.

Modi’s flood tweet, Jaishankar’s statement show something has thawed in India-Pakistan ties

It seems that the back-channel continues to work – no self-respecting nuclear powers, especially neighbours, would refuse to talk even if they publicly deny it.

Is Pakistan the bad boy of South Asia? Its military Deep State hurts neighbours

With foreign debts, a long-due apology to Bangladesh, and a wrinkled relationship with Kabul adding to its problems, Pakistan's giving South Asia a hard time.

Why Taliban wants India in Kabul and New Delhi is upscaling mission

The Taliban and India are joined at the hip by a single date – 15 August. The similarity ends there.

Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

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The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.