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Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019
Shishir Gupta

Shishir Gupta


Follows national politics and strategic affairs. Author of Indian Mujahideen: The Enemy Within and Himalayan Face-off : Chinese Assertion and Indian Riposte.

articles by Shishir Gupta (1029 results)
Aug 19, 2019 23:26
According to diplomats based in New York and New Delhi, as per the initial list issued by the UN, Modi will speak in the General Debate at around 7.30pm-8.00pm IST on September 27, followed by others including Khan. read more
Aug 18, 2019 07:10
Citing the example of rapid, double-digit growth achieved by China for more than two decades, New Development Bank (NDB) president KV Kamath said India can leverage the potential of the four-five key drivers to achieve its ambitious target. read more
Aug 18, 2019 07:07
National Security Adviser Ajit Doval is evaluating the “early harvest” proposals sent by Beijing to build trust between the two sides ahead of the meeting. read more
Aug 11, 2019 00:03
Doval has travelled across the Kashmir Valley to reach out to people, get a sense of the pain points that can be addressed and hold coordination meetings with top army and paramilitary commanders, read more
Aug 10, 2019 19:57
National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, who landed in Srinagar on Monday and has been camping in the Kashmir Valley since then, is expected to stay put till Independence Day celebrations are held on August 15. read more
Aug 09, 2019 19:09
The official said the sea route, quite like the one taken by the ten 26\/11 Mumbai attackers, appeared impractical for the next few weeks due to the sea conditions. read more
Aug 09, 2019 09:47
Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid has urged both countries to “ refrain from taking steps that could pave a way for violence and complications in the region and usurp the rights of Kashmiris.” read more
Aug 08, 2019 23:53
India’s diplomatic establishment is flummoxed over Pakistan’s unilateral action to suspend relations on various dimensions with India, and talk of escalating the matter to the United Nations. read more
Aug 08, 2019 11:23
Saifuddin is the second resident from the state to have been killed fighting for the IS in Afghanistan over the last fortnight, a fact that underlines the deepening influence of the extreme Salafi ideology in the state. read more
Aug 08, 2019 05:46
According to home ministry officials, a joint coordination committee, formed only last month under NCB director general Rakesh Asthana, met on Wednesday for the first time to discuss ways to curb the drug trade. According to estimates, India is abusing... read more
Aug 07, 2019 20:13
Doval’s visit came in the context of the internal security establishment’s assessment that there could be attempts to incite street protests besides a spike in terror attacks. read more
Aug 07, 2019 17:56
After scrapping of Article 370, Pakistan-based terror groups may target security forces in Kashmir and the hinterland. read more
Aug 07, 2019 07:17
Khalilzad, who is in Delhi on a two-day trip to forge consensus on US’ efforts to end the fighting in Afghanistan, is the senior-most American official to visit India after New Delhi’s surprise move to end Kashmir’s special status and split it into two... read more
Aug 06, 2019 13:24
The two officials handpicked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi were clued in to many of the secret discussions that had preceded the decision to end the special status for Jammu and Kashmir. read more
Aug 06, 2019 10:46
National Security Adviser Ajit Doval had landed in Jammu and Kashmir last afternoon even before Amit Shah started his hour-long response to the debate in the Rajya Sabha. read more