The Statesman (India)

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - First light on Friday virtually shut the window on an immediate strike to counter the outrage at Pulwama, so now there will be the routine high-level security meetings, visits to the site where a car bomb took the lives of some 40 CRPF personnel, etc, and hopefully the think-tank on national security will formulate and implement a strategy that will go beyond avenging the deaths ~ counting bodies is a zero-sum game.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - A puerile controversy has erupted at a critical juncture.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Votaries of the British Empire often described the Indian Civil Service (ICS) as the steel frame which held the British-Indian empire together.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - From both the domestic and international perspectives, Tuesday’s initiative by the Democrats and Republicans will avert yet another shutdown of Donald Trump’s America.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - It would be a lethal oversimplification to deal with the fire in the Arpit Palace Hotel in the Karol Bagh area of the Capital as a horror story, or an accident.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Unpleasant truths hurt, cause pain.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - President Trump has decided to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - After Independence, the Indian economy never had it as good as at present.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Forty years after Iran’s secular monarchy, headed by Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, was toppled by Shia Islamists through a revolution spearheaded by the religious leader, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the country ~ now with a nuclear agenda ~ appears to be floundering in quest of its moorings.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - India has innumerable heroes, ancient, medieval and modern. Why not deploy a separate example with each denomination?