10 bilateral agreements, show of camaraderie to take centrestage during Putin's visit to Delhi
Gwadar protests echo beyond Balochistan, Pakistan's Punjab assembly also stands up for dissidents
Exclusive interview: Baloch angry with the China Pakistan Economic Corridor and the Pakistan government
Correcting the India-Russia narrative ahead of Putin's visit
  • Correcting the India-Russia narrative ahead of Putin's visit(14:27)

    New Delhi, Dec 3: Russia's President Vladimir Putin is expected in India on December 6, for the 21st bilateral summit meeting. The meeting comes in the backdrop of much uninformed speculation about the health of the India-Russia relationship. President Putin's visit is an opportunity to counter negative narratives and showcase the present status and future course of India-Russia relations.

Free Baloch Movement leader refutes Beijing statement on Gwadar protests as 'fake news'
In first cross border skirmish, Taliban forces clash with the Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards
  • In first cross border skirmish, Taliban forces clash with the Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards(14:24)

    New Delhi, Dec 3: On Wednesday, for more than 12 hours, a battle between Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and Taliban fighters raged at the Afghan-Iran border near the Kang district of Nimruz province of Afghanistan. An unspecified number of combatants died and several Iranian border posts were apparently killed by the Taliban amid the heavy artillery shelling.

Pakistan rushes more troops to Balochistan as rights movement spreads wings
Is Erdogan the real cause of Turkey's currency crisis and economic woes?
  • Is Erdogan the real cause of Turkey's currency crisis and economic woes?(23:20)
    By Mahua Venkatesh

    New Delhi, Dec 2: Worries for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are rising steadily as his economic policies have come under scrutiny with the free fall of the lira - the countrys currency. The lira, the worst performing currency this year, has lost about 45 per cent of its value leading to fear and anxiety among its citizens. Anti Erdogan protests have erupted at a few places.

BJP in pole position as infighting among rivals in Kashmir escalates
  • BJP in pole position as infighting among rivals in Kashmir escalates(23:20)
    By Ahmed Ali Fayyaz

    New Delhi, Dec 2: These days last year, it was all-versus-BJP in Kashmir. Immediately after the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president and former Chief Minister of the PDP-BJP coalition Mehbooba Muftis release from the 14-month-long detention, all Kashmir-based parties excluding Altaf Bukharis Apni Party formed an alliance to fight the BJP. It was named Peoples Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD).

Taliban hold back American hostage Mark Frerichs, want Afghan drug lord set free from US prison in exchange
With China consolidating, India too needs to remain focused on Myanmar
  • With China consolidating, India too needs to remain focused on Myanmar(12:56)
    By Baladas Ghoshal

    New Delhi, Dec 2: As the ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi waits for a verdict anytime on the trumped-up flimsy charges against her by the current military Junta, Myanmar has drifted towards chaos, confusion and near civil war and economic collapse with no end in sight of the current situation.

Putin likely to flag key military partnerships under 'Atmanirbhar' logo during pathbreaking visit to India
Is China also turning its back on cash-strapped Pakistan because of security concerns?
Pashtuns in Balochistan in revolt against Islamabad as ethnic nationalism in Pakistan soars
China's job generating SMEs hit by zero Covid approach, new Omicron variant
  • China's job generating SMEs hit by zero Covid approach, new Omicron variant(19:28)
    By Mahua Venkatesh

    New Delhi, Nov 30: Concerns and uncertainty have risen for the estimated 44 million micro and small businesses in China amid the emergence of the Omicron variant of Covid 19. The new variant could once again lead to supply side constraints with many countries shutting down their borders. Notably, a large majority of these small firms deal in exports.

Ahead of his visit, Putin praises India as one of the hubs of a multipolar world
Desperate Imran Khan compromises on Pakistan's sovereign rights to get $4.2 bn loan from Saudi Arabia
India ramps up air power in message to China not to misjudge New Delhi's resolve
Afghan territory must not be used by Pak-based terror groups, India tells Russia, China during trilateral meet
Pak Supreme Court challenges Army chief Bajwa over land grabbing cases
  • Pak Supreme Court challenges Army chief Bajwa over land grabbing cases(13:08)

    New Delhi, Nov 27: The Pakistani Supreme Court came down heavily on the country's military establishment on Friday on its involvement in running commercial ventures on the defence lands which were allotted to them only for defence purposes. During hearing a case on the commercial use of defence land, the three-judge bench headed by the chief justice of Pakistan (CJP) Gulzar Ahmed grilled the defence secretary Lt General (Rtd) Mian Mohammad Hilal Hussain.

As India remembers 26/11, Turkey's role in terror finance needs close watch
  • As India remembers 26/11, Turkey's role in terror finance needs close watch(18:26)
    By Mahua Venkatesh

    New Delhi, Nov 26: As social media is abuzz with various hashtags relating to the Mumbai terror attacks that took place on this day in 2008, there are enough indications to suggest that illegal money may have trickled in larger quantum into India and South Asia through hawala channels in the last few months amid the Covid 19 pandemic.

Gadkari promises 8-hr travel between Delhi and Srinagar by 2023
  • Gadkari promises 8-hr travel between Delhi and Srinagar by 2023(13:14)
    By Ahmed Ali Fayyaz

    New Delhi, Nov 26: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari has promised to reduce the travel time by car between New Delhi and Srinagar from 24 hours to just 8 hours, while the drive between Jammu and Srinagar in December 2023 would be of an incredible four hours.

Russia to enter South China Sea theater with first joint naval exercise with ASEAN next week
Shut down all zoos: Pak netizens furious after visuals emerge of animals starving to death in Karachi Zoo
In Kashmir, women entrepreneurs in prime focus after Sitharaman opens purse strings
  • In Kashmir, women entrepreneurs in prime focus after Sitharaman opens purse strings(19:12)
    By Ahmed Ali Fayyaz

    New Delhi, Nov 24: In her first visit to Kashmir as the Union Finance Minister after taking over in May 2019, Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday conducted a series of meetings with women entrepreneurs in Srinagar. Amid inaugurating developmental works to the tune of Rs 165 crore, she had a detailed interaction with a group of women entrepreneurs, including four Kashmiri journalists, who have been running their own publications and printing presses.