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International Fleet Review 2016: Foreign Policy by other means?

Pic Courtesy: https://www.facebook.com/DefenceMinIndia/?fref=ts India’s first citizen, President Pranab Mukherjee, will be accorded a rare honor by the Indian Navy (IN), on Saturday, February 6.  Embarked  on the, white-painted, Presidential Yacht, Mukherjee, who is also the Supreme Commander of India’s armed forces, will review a fleet of nearly 100 warships, submarines …

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Deteriorating Security Situation in Afghanistan

When the Taliban attacked Kunduz and captured the town for a short period, this author had written a paper on the debacle in Kunduz that concluded that the situation in Afghanistan was deteriorating. The United Nation’s forces reoccupied Kunduz, more as a result of the Taliban withdrawing from Kunduz, after …

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Rajnath Seeks Clerics’ Help to Stop IS Recruits

Muslim Cerics with Rajnath Singh in Delhi on Tuesday Amid a nationwide crackdown on Islamic State (IS) recruitment, a delegation of Muslim clerics and leaders met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday and discussed “issues concerning the community”. Source said the home minister sought the delegation’s support to prevent …

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We Failed to Attack Terror Vitals, Says Doval

President Pranab Mukherjee with the Chief Executive and Head of the Council of the Ministers of Afghanistan, Abdullah Abdullah, during the international conference on counter-terrorism in Jaipur on Tuesday by Suhasini Haidar & Kavita Upadhyay Doval said the world must identify states that give terrorists “arms, funds, safe havens and …

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NIA's Pathankot Probe Hints at Enemy Within

“We are running forensic tests on the concertina wire to scientifically and conclusively establish that it was cut from the inside,” NIA said NEW DELHI: The security agencies’ worst fears could soon come true, with the NIA intensifying its probe into possible role of an insider element in the Pathankot …

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