Tag Archives: India

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Calls for declassification of Netaji’s documents; CIA tracks Subhas Bose till 1964

Daughter backs declassification of documents related to Netaji Anita Bose Pfaff, daughter of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, today said she was for declassification of the documents relating to her father’s life and…

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Sea change: the Bay of Bengal’s vanishing islands

Rapid erosion and rising sea levels are increasingly threatening the existence of islands off the coast of Bangladesh and India Schoolteacher Nurul Hashem lives in a grass hut set among…


India Presses Israel on Joint Missile Project

The Indian government has asked Israel to speed up development of its joint medium-range surface-to-air missile (MRSAM) project, which has faced technical snags since its inception in 2009. MRSAM topped…

A file photo released by the govt on May 17, 1998 shows the Shakti-3 nuclear site after a nuclear device was detonated underground on May 11.

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Missiles, rockets, bombs used to cover up India’s nuclear test preparations: APJ Abdul Kalam

The Congress-led minority government of Narasimha Rao wanted to conduct nuclear tests in 1996 but had not anticipated it would lose the general election that year, revealed former president APJ…


India’s Nuclear Weapons: The Smiling Buddha Blast and Canada’s CANDU Snafu

In 1956 Canada provided India with a 40 megawatt “Canadian-Indian Reactor, U.S.” (CIRUS) research reactor near Mumbai. The United States supplied the heavy water necessary to control nuclear fission. In…

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U.S. defense now linked to India?

Defense analysts in the United States say the wisest strategic move to pursue in Asia is to grow closer ties to India, because that would provide a check on Chinese…


India Warns Kashmir to Prep for Nuclear War

  Officials in Indian-controlled Kashmir are warning residents to be prepared for a possible nuclear war by building build bomb-proof basements and collecting two weeks’ worth of food and water….


India Scrambles To Make Gold Purchases Ever More Difficult: Hikes Import Tax And Duties Again

  Three weeks ago it became clear that in its fight to curb consumer thirst for gold products, India, whose population is the largest single source of gold consumer demand…

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US sanctions: India’s euro payments for Iran crude oil may end on Feb 6

  India may next month be forced to end the 18-month-old arrangement of paying for Iranian crude oil imports through a Turkish bank as a new set of US sanctions…


India: Montek Ahluwalia and the Inflation Propaganda

Former IMF and World Bank Employee and the current Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia is one of the most blatantly pro-corporate propaganda pushers in the Indian establishment. After…


China Quietly Sinks New Delhi’s Influence in the Indian Ocean

A quiet Chinese challenge to India’s pre-eminence in South Asia through diplomatic and aid effort has now been extended to small island nations dotting the Indian Ocean. While China, Japan,…


India’s Gold Mania

Less than 1% of the world’s gold is mined in India. The rest comes from somewhere else. Still, India can’t get enough. It is the largest consumer of gold in…

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Pakistan’s new military doctrine under Indian threats

Just a couple of days after Pakistan’s army brought radical change in its military doctrine by replacing its enemy number one – India – with the terrorists along Afghan border…

Indian army soldiers salute at a war memorial during "Vijay Diwas" in Srinagar

Preparing Indian Soldiers for a 7-Dimensional war

India has built its military on borrowed ideas, doctrines and most importantly arms and technology. The country however, faces such unique security environment and threats that in the 7th decade of Independence from…


Arundhati Roy: We Call This Progress

(From a speech at the Earth at Risk conference, Roy on the misuses of democracy and the revolutionary power of exclusion.) I don’t know how far back in history to…