India will retaliate if China breaches red lines: Top official

Issuing a warning to China that there will be requisite retaliation if any red-lines are now breached in eastern Ladakh, a top government official has said India has further reinforced its forward positions to counter fresh Chinese military build-ups and threatening moves in the high-altitude region. Continue Reading

Terrorists kill BJP leader in J&K

A BJP sarpanch has been shot dead by terrorists outside his residence at Kulgam in Jammu and Kashmir. Sajad Ahmad Khanday, who was fired upon by terrorists, succumbed to his injuries as he was being shifted to a hospital, said reports. He was the district vice president of Kulgam. Continue Reading

World should realise India’s contribution to World War II: Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said India did not get its due recognition in the global order post World War II and that the historical injustice remained uncorrected for the last 75 years. Continue Reading

Rajnath Singh holds meet 3 service chiefs, talks to Jaishankar

Amid tension in India-China border following a violenet face-off, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today held meeting with three Service Chiefs- Army, Navy and Air Force) and the Chief of Defence Staff. Continue Reading

IAF brings back 58 Indians from coronavirus-hit Iran

A military transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) brought back 58 Indians from corona virus hit Iran today, official said. Continue Reading

Jaishankar holds talks with Iranian FM Javad Zarif

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif today held extensive talks on the fast-evolving situation in the Gulf region in the wake of frayed Iran-US ties over the killing of Commander Qasem Soleimani. Continue Reading

Pakistan warned to contain terrorism

The Trump administration has a very clear position on Pakistan and wants Islamabad to take immediate, sustained and irreversible action on reining in terror groups and to ensure that its soil is not used for terrorism, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said, a day after the conclusion of the second India-US 2+2 dialogue. Continue Reading

Congressional resolution on Kashmir not fair: Jaishankar

The Congressional resolution on Kashmir introduced by Pramila Jayapal is not a fair characterisation of the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said, asserting that he has no interest in meeting the Indian-American Congresswoman and lawmakers who are neither objective nor open to discussion and have already made up their mind. Continue Reading

Rajnath Singh visits US naval air station

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited Naval Air Station base at Norfolk in Virginia in the US during which he observed a static display and a Boeing fighter jet demonstration as the two sides reflected on the “strong defence ties.” Continue Reading

Pakistan condemns Jaishankar’s statement on PoK

Pakistan on Tuesday called on the international community to take “serious cognizance” of India’s aggressive posturing about taking physical jurisdiction’ of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, saying such “irresponsible and belligerent” statements from New Delhi have the potential to further escalate tensions and seriously jeopardise peace and security in the region. Continue Reading