Pakistan Army violating ceasefire to signal opposition to Ufa talks: Lisa Curtis

When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif met in Ufa on July 10, there were hopes of warmer ties between the two South Asian neighbours.

India will benefit from Iran nuclear deal, but will face more competition: Expert

Iran has finally struck the contentious nuclear deal with the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany.

Land Boundary Agreement completes unfinished task of partition: Expert

India and Bangladesh have finally ratified the over 40-year-old Land Boundary Agreement. In Prime Minister Narendra Modi's terms, the inking of the LBA is "no less significant than the fall of the Berlin Wall".

PM Narendra Modi's 'selfie diplomacy' a big hit in China: Harsh Pant

The six-day, three-nation tour that took Prime Minister Narendra Modi to China, Mongolia and South Korea in May 2015 was full of new beginnings.

Nirbhaya documentary row: Not every Indian male a predator, says BJP’s Meenakshi Lekhi

Rape incidents are not new to India but the heinous crime that took place on a moving bus in Delhi on the accursed night of December 16, 2012 changed the way Indians perceive the crime. Not just in India, the incident horrified and unnerved people across the world.

Bihar political crisis: JD(U)'s fight not against Manjhi, but BJP, says KC Tyagi

Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar's desire to make a comeback as Bihar chief minister has hit a major roadblock. First, the defeat in the Lok Sabha elections cost him the Bihar CM’s post and later Jitan Ram Manjhi, the man he nominated to succeed him as the CM, turned against him.

After defeating Kiran Bedi, AAP leader SK Bagga vows to make Krishna Nagar a model constituency

He is now known as the 'man of the match' and a `show stealer'. Little-known advocate SK Bagga became a famous man when he trounced none other than Bharatiya Janata Party's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi by a margin of 2,277 votes in the BJP stronghold of Krishna Nagar.

Pakistan's dual terrorism policies remain intact even after Peshawar massacre: Lisa Curtis

Surveillance cameras, snipers and barbed wire have become a common sight in the schools of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province after the horrific December 16 attack by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on the Army Public School in in Pakistan's Peshawar that left over 140 students and staff dead.

India and Australia: An overview

Kamna Arora

After a largely successful visit to the United States of America, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to woo Australia.

Al Qaeda's South Asian branch will target Pakistan too: Ex-MI6 director

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri's announcement of the creation of a South Asian branch of his outfit to "raise the flag of jihad" in the Indian subcontinent has already sent jitters across India and other South Asian countries.

Narendra Modi capable of extending Vajpayee-like "hand of friendship" to Pakistan: Expert

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had departed from his reputation of being belligerent by inviting Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to his swearing-in ceremony in New Delhi.

`Instead of crying about Pak to US, India should bolster its counter-terrorism capabilities`

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was a persona non grata for the United States of America since the 2002 Gujarat riots, is all set to be the guest of Washington in September.

Naveen Patnaik – Kingmaker post May 16?

Naveen Patnaik, the son of legendary Biju Patnaik, is the Chief Minister of Odisha.

Chandrababu Naidu – Divided Andhra`s ambitious `CEO`

Nara Chandrababu Naidu has seen it all. There was a time when he was among the most politicians in the country, the “CEO” of Andhra Pradesh, his wish was command for the NDA government.

Lalu Prasad Yadav – Maverick`s big bet

Long accepted as maverick, Lalu Prasad Yadav is facing one of his biggest tests in 2014 as he tries to save his party from obscurity after the years out of power.

Sonia Gandhi – The Congress depends on her

In 2013, Congress president Sonia Gandhi was ranked 21st among the world`s most powerful people by Forbes magazine.

Elections 2014: AAP to spoil Modi`s party in Punjab?

Exit polls have suggested that the BJP-led NDA coalition is set to return to power in India led by its prime ministerial aspirant Narendra Modi, ending a decade of Congress-led rule.

Nitish Kumar – Can he stop Narendra Modi?

Known for good governance and socialist principles, Nitish Kumar has put Bihar back on the development track.

Iran-US talks: Should Barack Obama fall into Hassan Rowhani`s trap?

Hassan Rowhani avoided a much-anticipated encounter with Barack Obama that would have thawed more than three decades of dissension between the leaders of Iran and the United States.

`Al Qaeda threats will persist for foreseeable future`

Osama bin Laden is dead, but his terror group al Qaeda is very much alive.