No dossier, no Headley, no Abu Jundal and no amount of dramatic TV debates will help in countering Pakistan’s use of terrorism against India. What we need is an effective and deniable deterrent power.
Should the union home minister be the first to rush to the media before even ascertaining and verifying all facts?
L'affaires Abu Jindal and Sarabjit Singh indicate the unshackling of the Lashkar by the ISI, underlining the fresh dangers of the possibility of a major terrorist strike
If Abu Jindal's disclosures will assume a serious dimension if they indicate that his escape to Saudi Arabia was part of a diabolical plan of the ISI and the LET to organise a fresh strike in India
Is it a result of back channel co-operation between the intelligence agencies of India, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia? Or indicative that Pakistani agencies want to resume mass casualty terrorist strikes in Indian territory using the LET once again?
Two developments originating from Pakistan after the explosion in the German Bakery of Pune underline that internal security should not be handled in a routine manner, as the follow-up action on Headley's visits to India seem to have been handled .
Even the PM agrees that "in the backdrop of this ghastly tragedy .. we reflect on our relations with Pakistan ... We will look at whatever options that are there." What are those options?
Compared to the serial bombings of March,1993, the progress in the investigation has been much slower this time with no breakthrough in sight.
There is an increasing use of the Internet by international jihadi terrorist organisations, posing news challenges and opportunities for Net-centric counter-terrorism.
Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.PTI Photo
A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.PTI Photo
Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.PTI Photo
Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary
An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.PTI Photo
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.