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Sensex Nosedives 788 Points Amid Rising US-Iran Tensions

Sensex Nosedives 788 Points Amid Rising US-Iran Tensions

The 30-share BSE index ended at 40,676.63, dropping of 787.98 points, or 1.90 per cent. Similarly, the broader Nifty closed at 11,993.05, falling by 233.60 points, or 1.91 per cent.

06 January 2020
'Major Retaliation' If Iran Tries To Avenge Killing Of Qasem Soleimani: Donald Trump

'Major Retaliation' If Iran Tries To Avenge Killing Of Qasem Soleimani: Donald Trump

Trump, speaking on Air Force One on his way back to Washington from a vacation in Florida, also said he would impose 'very big sanctions' on Iraq if it follows...

06 January 2020

EU Invites Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif To Brussels For 'De-Escalation Of Tensions'

The EU's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell made the offer to Mohammad Javad Zarif during a telephone call.

Will Send 'Brand New Beautiful Equipment' If Iran...: Donald Trump's Fresh Warning

Will Send 'Brand New Beautiful Equipment' If Iran...: Donald Trump's Fresh Warning

US President Donald Trump has been actively putting out tweets, issuing warnings to Tehran, two days after a drone strike killed a top Iranian general in Iraq.

05 January 2020

US Targeting 52 Sites In Iran If Tehran Attacks America: Donald Trump

In a tweet defending Friday's drone strike assassination of a top Iranian general in Iraq, Trump said 52 represents the number of Americans held hostage at the...

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04 January 2020
Iran Claims US Asked For Proportionate Response To General Soleimani's Killing

Iran Claims US Asked For Proportionate Response To General Soleimani's Killing

Iranian Commander Ali Fadavi said the 'Americans must await severe revenge'.


04 January 2020
Thousands Gather In Baghdad To Mourn Iran General Soleimani Killed In US Airstrike

Thousands Gather In Baghdad To Mourn Iran General Soleimani Killed In US Airstrike

Gen Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran's elite Quds force and mastermind of its regional security strategy, was killed in an airstrike early Friday near...


04 January 2020
'Terror Plots As Far Away As Delhi': Donald Trump Says 'Soleimani's Reign Of Terror Over'

'Terror Plots As Far Away As Delhi': Donald Trump Says 'Soleimani's Reign Of Terror Over'

While Donald Trump did not specify the plots in India, he may have been referring to a 2012 bombing of the car of the wife of the Israeli defence attache to...


04 January 2020
US Soccer Cancels Qatar Training Camp Amid 'Developing Situation' In Middle East

US Soccer Cancels Qatar Training Camp Amid 'Developing Situation' In Middle East

Gregg Berhalter's United States side will not be heading to Doha after US Soccer put their scheduled training trip on hold


03 January 2020
'World Can't Afford Another War In Gulf': Says UN Amid Calls For De-Escalation After Soleimani Killing

'World Can't Afford Another War In Gulf': Says UN Amid Calls For De-Escalation After Soleimani Killing

Russia, China, and Italy, among others, have expressed concern while calling for de-escalation of tensions.


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03 January 2020
'Increased Tension Has Alarmed World': India Reacts To Killing Of Iranian Commander Soleimani

'Increased Tension Has Alarmed World': India Reacts To Killing Of Iranian Commander Soleimani

The External Affairs Ministry said it is vital that the situation does not escalate further.


24 September 2019
As The Shiraz Soured

As The Shiraz Soured

A political travelogue, entertaining and astute, examines the innards of the US-Iran crisis


01 August 2019
Gratified By Cooperation From 'Great Friend' India On Iran: US

Gratified By Cooperation From 'Great Friend' India On Iran: US

India has brought down the import of oil from Iran, with which it has historic and cultural ties, to almost zero.



03 July 2019
'We Expect From A Friend...': Iran Hopeful On India's Oil Imports Policy

'We Expect From A Friend...': Iran Hopeful On India's Oil Imports Policy

The Iranian envoy also alluded to the possibility of using barter, rupee and European mechanisms for trade in oil with India and other countries to circumvent...


02 July 2019
Donald Trump Says Iran 'Playing With Fire' After Nuclear Deal Limit Breached

Donald Trump Says Iran 'Playing With Fire' After Nuclear Deal Limit Breached

The United States withdrew from the nuclear deal last year and hit Iran's crucial oil exports and financial transactions as well as other sectors with biting...


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28 June 2019
Strait Of Uncertainty

Strait Of Uncertainty

India, and the world, stand to suffer if the US-Iran Persian Gulf stand-off gets out of hand


26 June 2019
Let Us Speak Together In Favour Of Religious Freedom: US Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo In India

Let Us Speak Together In Favour Of Religious Freedom: US Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo In India

Mike Pompeo, who is on an official three-day visit to India, also said that the US was pleased to see the United Nations designate Jaish-e-Mohammad chief as a...


26 June 2019
'No Boots On Ground If US Goes To War With Iran,' Says Donald Trump

'No Boots On Ground If US Goes To War With Iran,' Says Donald Trump

Meanwhile, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that his country remains unbowed by pressure exerted by the United States and its "insults"...


26 June 2019
India, US More Than Just Bilateral Partners, We Are Committed To Our Common Vision: US' Mike Pompeo

India, US More Than Just Bilateral Partners, We Are Committed To Our Common Vision: US' Mike Pompeo

Mike Pompeo, who is on a three-day visit to India, said the US-India partnership was already beginning to touch new heights with our defence corporation and...


26 June 2019
Donald Trump Warns Iran Of Grave Consequences In Case Of Any Misadventure

Donald Trump Warns Iran Of Grave Consequences In Case Of Any Misadventure

On Monday, Trump signed an executive order which he said will impose 'hard-hitting' sanctions on Iran and deny the Iranian Supreme Leader and other officials...


25 June 2019
Donald Trump Signs Executive Order Imposing 'Hard-Hitting' Sanctions On Iran

Donald Trump Signs Executive Order Imposing 'Hard-Hitting' Sanctions On Iran

Trump's move to impose a fresh set of sanctions on Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and a string of military commanders comes days after Tehran...


23 June 2019
US-Iran Conflict: John Bolton Warns Iran Not To Mistake US 'Prudence' For 'Weakness'

US-Iran Conflict: John Bolton Warns Iran Not To Mistake US 'Prudence' For 'Weakness'

'Neither Iran nor any other hostile actor should mistake US prudence and discretion for weakness,' said Bolton ahead of a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister...


23 June 2019
Will Be Iran's Best Friend If It Renounces Nuclear Arms: Donald Trump

Will Be Iran's Best Friend If It Renounces Nuclear Arms: Donald Trump

As part of the spike in tensions, the US has beefed up its military presence in the Middle East and blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers on the Gulf of Oman....


22 June 2019
US-Iran Tensions: Indian Airlines To Avoid Iranian Airspace, Says DGCA

US-Iran Tensions: Indian Airlines To Avoid Iranian Airspace, Says DGCA

On Thursday, Iran shot down a US military drone in its airspace, following which the FAA had warned that there is a possibility that commercial aircraft can be...


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