Incumbent upon PM Narendra Modi to safeguard Article 35 A Valley

The business community in Kashmir today said it was incumbent upon Prime Minister Narendra Modi to safeguard Article 35-A of the Constitution if he was honest in his “deeds and words” to embrace the people of the valley. Article 35-A, which provides special rights and…

INDIA’S NEIGHBOURS SHOULD BEWARE OF CHINESE BEARING GIFTS

Today, the Chinese portray the 15th-century voyages to the Indian Ocean by their admiral, Zheng He, as aimed at promoting diplomacy and trade. But the record shows that these expeditionary voyages by the Ming dynasty navy would not just offer gifts to local leaders and…

India should take American or Russian help for manned Mission

Former ISRO chief G Madhavan Nair today said India should seek support from United States of America or Russia to successfully send a manned mission into space by 2022. It would take India a long time to set up its own astronaut training and space-environment…

India In Talks With Fiji For Broader Security Support

The Indian High Commissioner to Fiji Vishvas Sapkal today said that the Indian government is holding talks with the Fiji Navy on the possibility of providing broader security support to the island country. According to Fiji village website, Mr Sapkal said they were working on…

Sri Lanka gets US military funding as China vies for Influence

The United States announced today it would grant Sri Lanka USD 39 million to boost maritime security as China develops its strategic hold on the Indian Ocean island. The State Department will provide the funds as “foreign military financing”, pending congressional approval, the US embassy…

Rafale Row Price Of Rafale Fighter Jets Now 9 Percent Cheaper Than UPA, Says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Bharatiya Janata Party today launched a scathing attack on Congress president Rahul Gandhi for his remarks on Rafale deal. Addressing a press conference Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that Rahul Gandhi speaks a blatant lie inside the Parliament and keeps on repeating the same…

Indian Navy to Get Six Next Generation Offshore Patrol Vessels Soon; Defence Acquisition Council Giv

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) today has approved the procurement of six indigenously designed and manufactured Next Generation Offshore Patrol Vessels (NGOPVs) for the Indian Navy at an approximate cost of Rs. 4,941 crore. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman chaired the council. India issued a request…

Oppn dubs Rafale deal a scam, demand setting up of JPC

Congress and some other opposition parties today staged a walkout of the Lok Sabha demanding setting up of a joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to probe the Rafale fighter jet deal. The issue was raised by the Opposition during a discussion on the first batch of…

180 Seconds to Death Israel Shot Down 5 Deadly Russian MiGs in 3 Minutes

Today, Israel, America and Russia seem to be trying to avoid a clash over Syria. But as in 1970, proximity risks conflict, as when U.S. air strikes killed hundreds, including Russian mercenaries . As Israel attacks Syrian targets, or Iranian forces inside Syria, it’s not…

Iran vs USA: Trump sanctions kick in TODAY as Tehran warned ‘BEHAVE like normal country!’

Iran vs USA: Trump sanctions kick in TODAY as Tehran warned ‘BEHAVE like normal country!’ IRAN will be hit by the United States’ first raft of sanctions today as ordered by American president Donald Trump after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said it was…