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.
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.
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
While the Libra Association has come out with a new digital currency, expect authorities running fiat currencies to continue their criticism
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.
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
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.
A spokesman said contact has been established with the militants and a "top terrorist commander" is trapped, without mentioning his name.
Army officers Col Ashutosh Sharma and Major Anuj, and Jammu and Kashmir Police Sub-Inspector Shakeel Qazi were among the deceased, they said.
Even in this age of pandemic, global coordination remains a commodity in short supply as political considerations continue to shape national responses.
"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, 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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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'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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Before the truce was announced, a pre-dawn Israeli airstrike killed eight members of the same family in Gaza.
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.