Category: India

Jihadi conspiracy to assassinate Bangladesh PM foiled

An attempt on Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s life, inspired by the way Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her own bodyguards, was foiled four weeks ago by her loyalists and top counter-terrorism officers in Dhaka. Intercepts suggested that six to seven personnel of the Special Security Force (SSF), which guards the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, […]

Who are the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army?

The Rohingya insurgency is starting to gain traction. Pogroms and low-level anti-Muslim violence erupted in 2012 during Myanmar’s democratic transition. In large part this was allowed to fester because the international community was trying to support the new democratic government of Aung San Suu Kyi. It was no surprise that after years of systematic human […]

The Express blames SAS/NATO destruction on ISIS

The image above was taken on November 06, 2011| Credit: JOSEPH EID (ISIS didn’t form as a separate group from al-Qaeda at that time & were not in control of Sirte) In a blind applause for the SAS, the UK based Express news has ignored war crimes committed against Sirte, of which SAS/NATO played a […]

Indian womans arm chopped off by Saudi employer

The Indian Embassy in Riyadh has taken up the matter with the Saudi Foreign Office and asked for strict action in the matter. The incident of a Saudi employer allegedly chopping off an Indian help’s hand, has evoked strong condemnation from India which has demanded that a case of attempted murder be lodged against the […]

Suspected mastermind of Mumbai terror attack released

The man accused of masterminding the 2008 terror attack on Mumbai has walked free from a Pakistani jail after detention orders against him were dropped. The decision of Lahore’s high court to release Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the alleged military chief of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) group, was described as an “insult to the victims” of the attack, […]

U.S. ups military presence in Pacific, China’s main concern

The US will continue to invest in future weapons systems especially relevant to the Asia-Pacific’s complex and dynamic security environment as part of its rebalance to the region, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said. These include high-end capabilities such as a new, long-range stealth bomber and a new, long-range anti-ship cruise and investments in areas like […]

India’s mission to Mars; Seeks methane & secrets of life

In recent years, a rising number of countries are eyeing the Red Planet, both with the idea of establishing a permanent human settlement there, as well as carrying out unmanned scientific research. So far, just three countries or groupings have launched unmanned missions to Mars: the US, the former Soviet Union and the 17-member European […]

Ladakh; India, China agree to withdraw troops by Sept 30th

India and China have resolved the stand-off at the Ladakh border and withdrawal of troops will begin on Friday and be completed by September 30, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said, describing the resolution of the issue as a “big accomplishment.” “I am happy to tell you that both nations have sat down and resolved […]

India & China face-off at border; ahead of Chinese PM visit

There has been a report of fresh transgression by the Chinese Peoples Army in Ladakh just ahead of the visit of Chinese Premier Xi Jinping to India on September 17. According to the local officials, China is in opposition of the construction of a canal for irrigation in Demchok, which is the disputed area that […]

Iran FM visit to India paves way for closer cooperation

India’s Minister of External Affairs Salman Khurshid says New Delhi will always support Tehran’s right to use nuclear energy for peaceful purposes in line with the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). In a meeting with visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in New Delhi on Friday, Khurshid praised the implementation of the nuclear deal clinched between […]

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