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Information spyway
By Ajit K. Dubey
Setting honeytraps has been one of the oldest ways of obtaining secrets of enemy forces. Chanakya, for instance, used vishkanyas (poison maidens) to defeat rival kingdoms and help the rise of his protégé, Chandragupta Maurya.Times have changed, but the practice of deploying women as spies still continues. Today, women spies pose a significant threat to the Indian armed forces. They...
Over to the younger brat   
Like most communists, the CPI(M)'s new general secretary Sitaram Yechury is reluctant to talk about his elitist past in public. But, two years ago, he made an exception.He was making history then, by moving a motion to impeach Justice Soumitra Sen of the Calcutta High Court, the one and only occasion in the history of Parliament when a judge was in attendance at the bar of a house to defend...
Bill fighting   
On May 10, 2011, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi rode pillion on a motorcycle to slip through the security cordon around volatile Bhatta-Parsaul, where farmers were up in arms over forced land acquisition. From the twin villages in western Uttar Pradesh, Rahul began a padayatra to protest the Mayawati government’s “forcible acquisition of land”.The Bhatta-Parsaul episode...
IAF steps up rescue sorties in Nepal   26 April, 2015
New Delhi: After ferrying 546 Indian citizens back to India from Kathmandu, the personnel of Indian Air Force on Sunday carried out sorties to evacuate people, mostly locals, from the areas worst affected by the earthquake the day before, officials said.In support of the Nepalese Army, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has rescued 171 people in 21 sorties, Sitanshu Kar, the spokesperson for the defence...
Fresh tremors in north Bengal   27 April, 2015
Siliguri: Fresh tremors were experienced in northern Bengal on Monday evening, sending people scurrying out of their homes, offices and market places.The quake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale was felt at 6.09pm in Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri, North Dinajpur and Malda districts.Panicky people ululated and blew conch shells, while many rushed to open grounds and on the streets.
Hackers claim to have overtaken TRAI website   27 April, 2015
Yet to decide whether to pursue defamation case: Kejriwal   27 April, 2015
India will wipe the tear of every Nepali: Modi   26 April, 2015
CJI refuses to be part of panel to select NJAC members   27 April, 2015
Modi salutes Nepal's resilience   27 April, 2015
Over 300 Australians missing in Nepal quake   27 April, 2015
Rahul to embark on Kisan foot march   27 April, 2015
Nepal quake toll climbs to 3,351   27 April, 2015
IAF fetches nearly 2,000 Indians back from Nepal   27 April, 2015
Yechury rules out alliance with Congress   26 April, 2015
Nepal quake toll crosses 3,200   27 April, 2015
Devastation in Kathmandu   25 April, 2015
Modi travels in Delhi metro   25 April, 2015
Flights take off as Kathmandu airport opens   26 April, 2015
Climbers safe on northern slope of Mt Everest: China   27 April, 2015
61 climbers rescued by Army's expedition team   27 April, 2015
Nepal quake toll rises to over 2,500   27 April, 2015
Human rights activist killed in Karachi   25 April, 2015
PM appoints Rudy to assess situation   25 April, 2015
Over 1,300 Indians evacuated from Nepal   26 April, 2015
19 bodies found at Everest base camp   26 April, 2015
India must set up anti-terrorism ministry: Experts   26 April, 2015
Italian police foil Vatican attack   25 April, 2015
24-hr control room in MEA, Nepal thanks India   25 April, 2015
World rushes aid to Nepal amid 2,400 deaths   26 April, 2015
Over 700 dead as massive quake ravages Nepal   25 April, 2015
6.6 million people affected in Nepal quake: UN   26 April, 2015
After 2,000 deaths, fresh tremors rock Nepal   26 April, 2015
Japanese man arrested for landing drone on PM's office   25 April, 2015
Nepal's earthquake has killed 2,123 people: police   26 April, 2015
One dead in Indian embassy in Kathmandu   25 April, 2015
At least four killed as 7.9 quake hits Nepal, India   25 April, 2015
155 killed as huge quake rocks Nepal, shakes India   25 April, 2015
Kejriwal appeals for calm after earthquake   25 April, 2015
500 dead in quake: Nepal official   25 April, 2015
IS leader al-Baghdadi's aide killed   24 April, 2015
Somalia-based piracy contained: Parrikar   24 April, 2015
Vatican urges dialogue with Islam   23 April, 2015
Pakistan reiterates support to Saudi Arabia   24 April, 2015
Huge quake rocks Nepal, tremors shake north India   25 April, 2015
One dead as quake devastates Nepal   25 April, 2015
Strong tremors felt across north India   25 April, 2015
Al Qaeda's Indian branch leader killed by US   24 April, 2015
Family rejects Kejriwal's apology, seeks CBI probe   24 April, 2015
Fast steps needed to mitigate climate change: Obama   23 April, 2015
Four men arrested for xenophobic killing   22 April, 2015
Mumbai plotter Headley joined LeT 'full time' after 9/11   22 April, 2015
Six charged with planning to join IS   21 April, 2015
India to host Afghan President Ashraf Ghani   24 April, 2015
Accidental killing of hostages: Obama takes responsibiliy   24 April, 2015
We need to think on how to develop villages: Modi   24 April, 2015
'Making speech and not calling off rally a 'mistake''   24 April, 2015
A first in 45 years: RS passes private member's bill   24 April, 2015
Kejriwal's apology not enough: Parties   24 April, 2015
Rahul pays respect to flood victims at Kedarnath   24 April, 2015
End 'sarpanch-pati' culture in panchayats: PM   24 April, 2015
Rahul wants net neutrality discussed in LS   22 April, 2015
Cabinet approves amendment to juvenile justice bill   23 April, 2015
Lok Sabha adjourned over farmer's suicide   23 April, 2015
Technology is 'golden key' for planetary sustainability   23 April, 2015
Ex-Chechen policeman among 2 charged for Nemtsov killing   09 March, 2015
Farmer's suicide at rally triggers blame game   23 April, 2015
Modi govt eyes land for 'super rich': Kejriwal   22 April, 2015
Decision to ban documentary has backfired: US group   07 March, 2015
Wickremesinghe justifies shooting of Indian fishermen   07 March, 2015
Congress workers protest at Kejriwal's home   23 April, 2015
Americans threatened more by IS than Russia, Iran   23 April, 2015
Militants kill five in attack on restaurant in Mali capital   07 March, 2015
Saudi-led coalition bombs Yemen again   23 April, 2015
Airlines introduce two-person cockpit rule after Alps crash   27 March, 2015
SC to hear Manmohan Singh's plea on April 1   27 March, 2015
Co-pilot deliberately crashed plane: Officials   26 March, 2015
CBI files closure report in case against Tytler   25 March, 2015
Air strikes kill militants allied with Pak Taliban   25 March, 2015
'DD, AIR archives should be made available'   25 March, 2015
Iran condemns Saudi strikes in Yemen   26 March, 2015
Pilot locked out of cockpit before Germanwings crash: Report   26 March, 2015
Saudi Arabia launches strike in Yemen   26 March, 2015
MP Governor's son found dead   25 March, 2015
Yemen prez flees home as rebels advance   25 March, 2015
IS claims responsibility for Libya bomb attacks   25 March, 2015
Naval plane crash: One rescued, two missing   25 March, 2015
Curiosity rover detects life-supporting nitrogen on Mars   25 March, 2015
'Sending V.K. Singh to Pakistan Day 'calibrated decision''   25 March, 2015
Order bringing AGI's office under RTI stayed   25 March, 2015
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