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Business

Financially stressed Jet Airways suspends operations

The financially strapped airlines had been in distress for some time.

Politics

Rahul tears into PM Modi over job losses, calls PM a ‘joke’

The country’s unemployment rate was reportedly at a 45-year-high of 6.

Business

India calls emergency meeting over Jet Airways

Aviation Minister calls emergency meeting as debt-ridden Jet Airways grounds flights.

Diplomacy

India, US ask Pakistan to dismantle terror infrastructure

Mike Pompeo expressed his understanding of India’s concerns regarding cross -border terrorism.

Opinion

Freedom’s limits

China President Xi Jinping will have to countenance a major challenge at this week’s meeting of the “Two Sessions”.

Diplomacy, Headline-2

India protests ‘vulgar display’ of injured IAF pilot by Pakistan

India says Pakistani action was in contrast to India’s non-military anti-terror pre-emptive strike at a terrorist camp on Tuesday.

Diplomacy, Opinion, Politics

Opinion: India expected too much of Pakistan’s best friend

Indian diplomats and leaders should know that world leaders expect that India should be able to take care of its own military problems with its troublesome neighbor.

Diplomacy

India will stop its share of water flowing into Pakistan

The decision follows the suicide bombing in Kashmir which India blames on terrorists groups harbouring in Pakistan.

Diplomacy, Economics, Headline-2

Saudi Crown Prince arrives in India

Ready to share intelligence, cooperate with India to eliminate terrorism: Saudi Crown Prince.

Current affairs, Headline-1, Opinion

Opinion: Revenge inadequate in Kashmir attack

The government refuses to accept that its stubborn approach fertilises the soil for terror.

Current affairs

India complains to twitter over bias against conservatives

The government confirmed that it was in talks with the tech giant over perceived bias on the platform.

Opinion, Politics

Pre-poll angst in India

Unlike even a couple of years ago when the BJP was full of self-confidence about its electoral prospects, the present is anything but certain.

Curiosity, Economics

UK court orders tycoon’s extradition to India

Vijay Mallya can be extradited back to India, a UK court rules.

Diplomacy

India says Pakistan not sincere in bringing Mumbai terror attack plotters to justice

The government stated that the planners of 26/11 were still roaming the streets of Pakistan with impunity.

Curiosity

Top 10 quotes from India verdict that decriminalises homosexuality

Many memorable quotes accompanied India’s decision to decriminalize homosexuality.

Opinion, Politics

More hands than guns

There has been an increase in the number of Indian youth joining the militants’ ranks in the restive Kashmir Valley.

Opinion, Politics

Brexit and the Indian perspective

Two years after the Brexit refereundum, Queen Elizabeth granted royal assent to Brexit legislation, that will formally end the country’s European Union membership.

Opinion, Politics

The man who could be king

Pakistani politician Imran Khan is popularly perceived as the establishment’s preferred choice in the forthcoming National Assembly elections.

Opinion, Politics

India’s international balancing act

India seeking to expand its ties across the globe has been receiving positive signals.

News

Facebook releases new transparency report

There were 17,262 requests to Facebook for user or account data from India and 53,625 requests from the US.