Abhinandan Varthaman
India  /  Published 03.03.19

Storm in Pak cup: Supreme or Tapal Tea?

Thankfully, the drums of an imminent war seem to have stopped, at least for now. But the drummers, those men in mufti who are armed with high-impact bile, are frothing at the mouth; their cushy acoust...
By Murtaza Shibli

India  /  Published 03.03.19

Modi fires Rafale barb on Rahul turf

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he wanted to procure the Rafale fighter jets to strengthen the air force but some people were trying to derail the process because they had not received kic...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 02.03.19

Rafale downs Modi’s ‘pilot project’

A political “pilot project” flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who sought to yoke the Rafale deal to the air-strike-driven nationalistic narrative, has blown up in his face and brought u...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.03.19

Pakistan assurance on terror

Pakistan will not let its soil be used for terrorism against any state, “including India”, foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Saturday.He claimed the Pakistani government had taken over...
By PTI in Islamabad

Opinion  /  Published 03.03.19

Beyond Varthaman: It’s flashback time

Last week could have been yesterday all over again, except that yesterday seems more far away than it actually is. Of course, when Kargil happened in 1999, Twitter was still a good seven years away. F...
By Upala Sen


India  /  Published 01.03.19

Pilot's return our diplomatic victory: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah on Friday said creating a situation for the return of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman from Pakistan was a diplomatic victory.Varthaman's MiG-21 was shot and he bailed out a...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.02.19

‘Reverse swing’ surprise shows

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s announcement of his government’s intention to release Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman caught India’s defence ministry by surprise, forcing it to twice tw...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.03.19

Chopper ‘wrong button’

National Conference veteran Farooq Abdullah on Saturday suggested that a “wrong button” was pressed and a helicopter crashed, killing six Indian Air Force personnel and a civilian.The former chief...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 25.03.19

Modi has only two diversionary options

Those who are wondering what happened on February 26 at Balakot and how an Indian air force pilot fell captive soon after may recall the game of kabaddi. It is the only indigenous game of India and Pa...
By Jawhar Sircar

Opinion  /  Published 10.03.19

Shoe fight may hurt the BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party is truly an outfit with a difference. The video of a BJP parliamentarian raining ‘shoe blows’ on a party MLA in Uttar Pradesh was looked at as an act that would cause he...
By The Telegraph


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