Sanjeeb Baruah

Sanjeeb Baruah: Geopolitics, environment and wildlife are his favourite subjects. He clearly remembers his early years in the profession when he chased politicians, officials and subject experts for stories. He hopes his articles, both news and feature stories, will continue to interest as well as fascinate the readers.​

Turkish military kills 20 Kurdish rebels as fresh tensions rise

Turkish military kills 20 Kurdish rebels as fresh tensions rise

Citing the Turkish military, the Reuters reported that the PKK fighters had crossed into Turkey from northern Iraq and tried to attack the military bases.

'Overweight' Tejas won't be deployed on aircraft carriers: Navy Chief

'Overweight' Tejas won't be deployed on aircraft carriers: Navy Chief

The naval force is now looking at procuring an alternative aircraft, Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba said.

Trump's team slams Pak for 'overplaying' phone talk with PM Sharif; calls it breach of protocol

Trump's team slams Pak for 'overplaying' phone talk with PM Sharif; calls it breach of protocol

Trump's transition team described the decision to release the conversation to the media as “entirely inappropriate” and “breach of diplomatic protocol”. 

US blacklists 16 North Korean companies, 7 officials

US blacklists 16 North Korean companies, 7 officials

According to Reuters, the blacklisted companies include Air Koryo, North Korea's national carrier as well as six financial services companies.

DCW issues notice to Delhi Health Secretary over medico-legal case copy to victims

DCW issues notice to Delhi Health Secretary over medico-legal case copy to victims

Health Secretary Chandrakar Bharti has been asked to provide information on the steps taken by the department to monitor the compliance of court orders.

Extension of sanctions will violate 2015 nuclear accord: Iran tells US

Extension of sanctions will violate 2015 nuclear accord: Iran tells US

Tehran said it will retaliate against the US Senate's vote to extend the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) for 10 years, Reuters reported. 

Bilkis Bano gangrape: HC reserves order on appeals filed by convicts

Bilkis Bano gangrape: HC reserves order on appeals filed by convicts

The court also reserved its order on the CBI's appeal for death penalty for three convicts.

China 'watching' US closely, says Xi Jinping

China 'watching' US closely, says Xi Jinping

Xi made the remarks during his meeting with former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger on Friday.

Lion fatally attacks animal trainer in circus – Watch Video

Lion fatally attacks animal trainer in circus – Watch Video

People at the venue were shell-shocked over the unfolding event.  

OMG! This Ahmedabad businessman owes Rs 4,500 crore in taxes, but now missing - Read

OMG! This Ahmedabad businessman owes Rs 4,500 crore in taxes, but now missing - Read

He had revealed to the authorities that he had not disclosed an income of Rs13,860 crore. That puts him for a direct tax liability of Rs4,500 crore.  

As China warships 'clutter' Indian Ocean, India says it's ready for any eventuality

As China warships 'clutter' Indian Ocean, India says it's ready for any eventuality

Underscoring the preparedness of the armed forces, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba said that the Indian Navy is ready to meet all challenges.  

Germany takes over as new chair of G-20

Germany takes over as new chair of G-20

There will be no return to a world before globalization, Merkel said.

Crown prince Vajiralongkorn proclaimed new king of Thailand

Crown prince Vajiralongkorn proclaimed new king of Thailand

The 64-year-old ascended the throne 50 days after his father and late King Bhumibol Adulyadej passed away.

HRD Ministry moots cashless campuses, says financial digital literacy only way forward

HRD Ministry moots cashless campuses, says financial digital literacy only way forward

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday stressed on digital literacy in order to move towards cashless campuses.

South Sudan crisis deepens as 'ethnic cleansing' under way

South Sudan crisis deepens as 'ethnic cleansing' under way

The African nation has been hit by fresh violence ever since a peace deal between the government and the rebels collapsed in July. 

Two held for depositing Rs 28 lakh in bank accounts of terror outfit in Meghalaya

Two held for depositing Rs 28 lakh in bank accounts of terror outfit in Meghalaya

The GNLA, which is fighting for a separate 'Garoland' in Meghalaya, is headed by Champion R. Sangma, who has been lodged in Shillong jail since 2012.

Putin hopes to mend ties with US, boost anti-terror efforts

Putin hopes to mend ties with US, boost anti-terror efforts

"Russia-US Cooperation in solving global and regional problems answers the interests of the entire world," AP quoted Putin as saying. 

Delhi court issues fresh arrest warrant in UPA-era AgustaWestland case

Delhi court issues fresh arrest warrant in UPA-era AgustaWestland case

The matter will further come up for hearing on January 7.

Indians no longer biggest migrant community in UK, Romanians lead

Indians no longer biggest migrant community in UK, Romanians lead

In 2015, some 54,000 Romanians had shifted base to Britain, while some 36,000 Indians migrated to the country during the period.

Heard only one side of conversation, so we reserve our judgement: MEA on Trump-Sharif phone call

Heard only one side of conversation, so we reserve our judgement: MEA on Trump-Sharif phone call

Sharif on Wednesday night telephoned US president-elect Donald Trump to congratulate him during which Trump called him a 'terrific guy'.