Tuesday, 6 December, 2022
TopicIndian diplomats

Topic: Indian diplomats

‘Vishwaguru’ should look in mirror: Why Ram Navami riots & bulldozers won’t help India’s stature

Can we aspire for moral stature if we respond to criticism with prickliness? The partisan would cheer, but it doesn't mean we lose ability to look within. Or stop listening to friends.

India to temporarily close Mazar-e-Sharif consulate in Afghanistan, evacuate citizens & diplomats

With the Mazar-e-Sharif consulate shutting down, India has closed all four consulates in Afghanistan in wake of the worsening security situation due to the resurgence of Taliban.

Pakistan summons senior Indian diplomat over alleged ceasefire violations

Due to 'indiscriminate and unprovoked firing' in the Rakhchikri Sector of the LoC Saturday, one civilian sustained serious injuries, the Foreign Office statement said.

Modi govt looks at major diplomatic reshuffle, to send new envoys to Dhaka, Taipei, Kabul

New Delhi will be sending Vikram Doraiswami, Rudrendra Tandon and Gourangalal Das to Dhaka, Kabul and Taipei, respectively.

As LAC stand-off continues, elated Pakistanis see national interest in Chinese interest

Pakistan sees India's move of asking two diplomats to leave New Delhi as an eyewash by the Modi govt, but is itself using it as a pretext to hide UN debacles.

With just 1,400 diplomats, India’s foreign influence is severely limited

The lack of an adequate number of diplomats is a modern-day crisis, but its origins lie in colonial times.

How racist Indians accused American Preet Bharara of selling out & serving ‘White masters’

Prosecuting diplomat Devyani Khobragade opened Preet Bharara to charges of betraying his Indian roots, the former US Attorney writes in 'Doing Justice'.

Indian diplomats attend RSS-linked events, raise question about their political neutrality

A US-based minority rights advocacy group has alleged that political neutrality of some Indian diplomats has been compromised.

India has global ambitions but not enough IFS officers to fulfil them

India's roughly 940 foreign service officers are just slightly higher than New Zealand’s 885 officers, or Singapore’s 850.

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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...

Defence

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.