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  • Pakistan must introspect why it's universally acknowledged as 'epicentre' of terrorism: India at UN Jul 08, 2020 12:45 PM IST

    Pakistan must introspect why it's universally acknowledged as 'epicentre' of terrorism: India at UN

    Mahaveer Singhvi, head of the Indian delegation, made the comments at a webinar ‘The Global Scourge of Terrorism: Assessment of High-Risk Threats and Trends, including the rise of Violent Extremism and Hate Speech in a Pandemic Environment' on Tuesday during the ongoing virtual Counter-Terrorism Week.

  • Needed: Clearer communication on the Galwan face-off Jun 25, 2020 09:31 AM IST

    Needed: Clearer communication on the Galwan face-off

    The government can do better in conveying its positions and against an adversary that has the well-oiled propaganda apparatus and diplomatic presence and resources across the world.

  • Will not attack India over internal affairs like Kashmir: Taliban May 19, 2020 07:45 PM IST

    Will not attack India over internal affairs like Kashmir: Taliban

    Indian intelligence officials monitoring social media handles had observed a sudden surge in posts claiming that Taliban functionary Zabihullah Mujahid has stated it would be impossible to have cordial ties with India unless the Kashmir issue is resolved

  • Tech | What to expect from Facebook’s Libra 2.0? May 12, 2020 03:28 PM IST

    Tech | What to expect from Facebook’s Libra 2.0?

    While the Libra Association has come out with a new digital currency, expect authorities running fiat currencies to continue their criticism

  • Ghazi Haider succeeds Riyaz Naikoo as Hizbul Mujahideen’s new operational head May 11, 2020 03:45 PM IST

    Ghazi Haider succeeds Riyaz Naikoo as Hizbul Mujahideen’s new operational head

    Ghazi Haider was appointed as the new face of terror in Kashmir at a command meeting of the United Jihad Council and Hizbul Mujahideen late last week.

  • NAM Summit | PM Narendra Modi stresses India’s positive role and calls for global co-operation May 08, 2020 02:10 PM IST

    NAM Summit | PM Narendra Modi stresses India’s positive role and calls for global co-operation

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has effectively used platforms available to India to make a case that instead of nations becoming more and more inward looking, global engagement should be the norm

  • Terror perpetrators trying to take advantage of COVID-19 pandemic, need to defeat both viruses: M Venkaiah Naidu May 06, 2020 06:40 PM IST

    Terror perpetrators trying to take advantage of COVID-19 pandemic, need to defeat both viruses: M Venkaiah Naidu

    In an apparent reference to Pakistan, he said one of India's neighbours continues with its "nefarious and evil design" of abetting and promoting terrorist activities as well as using social media extensively to spin a fake narrative about the safety of certain communities in the country.

  • Mobile internet suspended in Kashmir as top Hizbul Mujahideen commander Riaz Naikoo trapped in encounter May 06, 2020 12:02 PM IST

    Mobile internet suspended in Kashmir as top Hizbul Mujahideen commander Riaz Naikoo trapped in encounter

    A spokesman said contact has been established with the militants and a "top terrorist commander" is trapped, without mentioning his name.

  • Colonel, Major among five security personnel killed in encounter with terrorists in north Kashmir May 03, 2020 09:13 AM IST

    Colonel, Major among five security personnel killed in encounter with terrorists in north Kashmir

    Army officers Col Ashutosh Sharma and Major Anuj, and Jammu and Kashmir Police Sub-Inspector Shakeel Qazi were among the deceased, they said.

  • COVID-19 | An ineffectual G-20 in a crisis-ridden world Mar 30, 2020 10:52 AM IST

    COVID-19 | An ineffectual G-20 in a crisis-ridden world

    Even in this age of pandemic, global coordination remains a commodity in short supply as political considerations continue to shape national responses.

  • Balakot airstrikes sent out clear message on terrorism: Rajnath Singh Feb 28, 2020 10:42 AM IST

    Balakot airstrikes sent out clear message on terrorism: Rajnath Singh

    "If we've to be prepared for the tasks assigned to us, then it's important we maintain credible deterrence at land, air and sea at all times," Singh said at the Centre for Air Power Studies.

  • Jaishankar meets EU leaders; holds talks on terrorism, economic issues Feb 19, 2020 08:31 AM IST

    Jaishankar meets EU leaders; holds talks on terrorism, economic issues

    Jaishankar, who was in Germany during the weekend for the prestigious Munich Security Conference, arrived here on Monday to prepare the ground for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's planned visit for the India-EU summit here next month.

  • US kills top al-Qaeda leader Qasim al-Rimi in Yemen: Donald Trump Feb 07, 2020 09:40 AM IST

    US kills top al-Qaeda leader Qasim al-Rimi in Yemen: Donald Trump

    "Under Rimi, AQAP committed unconscionable violence against civilians in Yemen and sought to conduct and inspire numerous attacks against the United States and our forces," Trump said in a statement.

  • States sponsoring terrorism must be taken to task: Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat Jan 16, 2020 10:50 AM IST

    States sponsoring terrorism must be taken to task: Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat

    In an address at the Raisina Dialogue, Gen Rawat also said there is a need to take a hardline approach in dealing with terrorism, the way the US went after terror groups after the 9/11 terror attacks.

  • West Asia tension | US takes away Iran’s trump cards Jan 07, 2020 01:36 PM IST

    West Asia tension | US takes away Iran’s trump cards

    Iran can’t go nuclear without facing a full blown US military strike, and it can’t resort to terror without its leadership being targeted.

  • 2+2 dialogue: US, India discuss terrorism, sign industrial security agreement Dec 19, 2019 08:17 AM IST

    2+2 dialogue: US, India discuss terrorism, sign industrial security agreement

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo along with Defense Secretary Mark Esper hosted their Indian counterparts External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh for the highest level dialogue between the two countries.

  • India, US agree to deepen cooperation on defence, fight against terrorism Dec 19, 2019 08:17 AM IST

    India, US agree to deepen cooperation on defence, fight against terrorism

    The second 2+2 India US ministerial dialogue here chalked out a pathway to take the bilateral relationship between the two countries in 2020 to a new level as they inked a number of agreements ranging from greater interaction between elected representatives, industrial security annex (ISA), to collaboration in space, science and water, people to people exchange.

  • India slams Pakistan, says footprint of every major act of terrorism passes through this country Dec 13, 2019 01:10 PM IST

    India slams Pakistan, says footprint of every major act of terrorism passes through this country

    India's remarks came after Pakistan raised the issue of Jammu and Kashmir and made references to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the UN General Assembly.

  • Citizenship Amendment Bill | Three big worries the CAB poses Dec 13, 2019 12:08 PM IST

    Citizenship Amendment Bill | Three big worries the CAB poses

    The time to fulfil one festering promise the Congress made and forgot for 35 years has come, besides making the law future-ready and spook-proof.

  • PM Modi urges SAARC countries to take effective steps to defeat scourge of terrorism and forces that support it Dec 09, 2019 08:32 AM IST

    PM Modi urges SAARC countries to take effective steps to defeat scourge of terrorism and forces that support it

    In a letter to the SAARC secretariat to mark the founding day of the bloc, the prime minister said all countries in the region should take effective steps to defeat the scourge of terrorism and the forces which support it.

  • Hafiz Saeed gets brief breather in terror financing trial, next hearing on Dec 11 Dec 07, 2019 01:30 PM IST

    Hafiz Saeed gets brief breather in terror financing trial, next hearing on Dec 11

    The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) has now fixed December 11 as date for framing the charges against the founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and other co-accused Malik Zafar Iqbal.

  • PM Modi announces $50 million assistance to Sri Lanka to deal with terrorism Nov 29, 2019 02:45 PM IST

    PM Modi announces $50 million assistance to Sri Lanka to deal with terrorism

    The prime minister also said he was confident that the new government in Sri Lanka will fulfil aspirations of the Tamil community in that country.

  • Terror incidents in J&K have come down to almost nil: Rajnath Singh Nov 27, 2019 12:37 PM IST

    Terror incidents in J&K have come down to almost nil: Rajnath Singh

    "Terror incidents have been taking place in Jammu and Kashmir for the last 30-35 years. But I must compliment the forces that it has now come down to almost nil (Lag bhag na ke barabar)," he said.

  • Israel, Islamic Jihad truce appears holding despite rocket fires Nov 14, 2019 07:19 PM IST

    Israel, Islamic Jihad truce appears holding despite rocket fires

    Before the truce was announced, a pre-dawn Israeli airstrike killed eight members of the same family in Gaza.

  • Meaningful collective responses to curb terrorism continues to remain elusive: India Nov 06, 2019 10:12 AM IST

    Meaningful collective responses to curb terrorism continues to remain elusive: India

    Speaking at the General Assembly session on ‘Report of the Human Rights Council', India's Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador K Nagaraj Naidu said India appreciates the role of the Council in advocating a balanced approach that considers the impact of terrorism on the enjoyment of human rights while espousing international cooperation to combat the menace of terrorism.

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