Tag: Iran

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  • India prepared to deal with US decision to end waiver on Iranian oil imports

    India prepared to deal with US decision to end waiver on Iranian oil imports

    The ministry said, ''The Indian refineries are fully prepared without any problem to meet the national demand for petrol, diesel and other petroleum products in the country.''

    April 23, 2019
  • India to stop importing Iranian oil: What happens now

    India to stop importing Iranian oil: What happens now

    Iran is India’s third-largest supplier of crude oil and also offers better terms for oil to the country.

    April 23, 2019
  • India studying implications of US decision on oil purchases from Iran

    India studying implications of US decision on oil purchases from Iran

    India is said to be in touch with the US to seek further extension of the waiver on oil imports from Iran, pointing out that it has been gradually reducing its energy purchases from the Islamic country.

    April 22, 2019
  • Volatile Heights

    Volatile Heights

    The recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan would be contrary to international law, in particular the obligation for states not to recognise what France has called an “illegal situation.”

    March 29, 2019
  • Time we did away with death penalty

    Time we did away with death penalty

    In 1980, India undertook a shift away from capital punishment via the landmark Bachan Singh case, which established that this most extreme measure should only be applied in “the rarest of the rare” cases.

    March 16, 2019
  • Iran’s fuse removed

    Iran’s fuse removed

    Regretfully, Mr Zarif has been the object of the hardliners’ sniping, which has on occasion gone beyond mere criticism.

    March 1, 2019
  • Butchery sans frontiers

    Butchery sans frontiers

    The subcontinent is today paying the price for the CIA-ISI sponsored religious extremism in the 1980's. Iran is not suitably vocal at the high-table of international diplomacy. India's recent tryst with Pulwama exposed its relative loneliness with the US spouting platitudes and China engaged in realpolitik. This opens the ground for civilisational, cultural and natural allies, such as Iran and India, to join hands and carve out a mutually beneficial bargaining-space in the emerging geopolitics of the region.

    March 1, 2019
  • America & the Rest

    America & the Rest

    America's power abroad depends on its position at home. It will need to show the verve and grit to stay the course, and not swerve from its cardinal grid of strengths which propelled it to global heights. Its debt is rising; its population is ageing; its schools are mediocre by international standards; its infrastructure is termed rickety; its regulations dense; its tax code byzantine; its immigration system hare-brained.

    February 26, 2019
  • Afghanistan begins exports to India through Chabahar

    Afghanistan begins exports to India through Chabahar

    Chabahar Port is being developed by India as it provides New Delhi a critical transport link to Afghanistan, bypassing Pakistan.

    February 24, 2019
  • Pulwama to Iran

    Pulwama to Iran

    If the statement issued by the Revolutionary Guards is any indication, a vehicle loaded with explosives had targeted a bus carrying affiliated border guards.

    February 20, 2019
  • Saudi Arabia defends Pakistan after Iran accuses Islamabad of harbouring terror groups

    Saudi Arabia defends Pakistan after Iran accuses Islamabad of harbouring terror groups

    Iran is harbouring terrorist groups and should be the last country to accuse others of terrorism, Saudi minister of state for foreign affairs Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir said here on Monday.

    February 18, 2019
  • Sushma Swaraj makes ‘ad hoc’ stopover in Tehran, Iran to support India in fight against terror

    Sushma Swaraj makes ‘ad hoc’ stopover in Tehran, Iran to support India in fight against terror

    Both India and Iran saw similar suicide attacks targeting their respective paramilitary forces earlier this week.

    February 17, 2019
  • Former US Air Force officer charged with spying for Iran, allegedly converted to Islam

    Former US Air Force officer charged with spying for Iran, allegedly converted to Islam

    Witt is accused of sharing the US government secrets, including the name of agents and specifics of operations, with Iran as early as January 2012.

    February 14, 2019
  • Omar Khayyam at Jaipur Literature Festival

    Omar Khayyam at Jaipur Literature Festival

    The Asiatic Society, Kolkata, is perhaps the greatest repository of the manuscripts of the Rubaiyat

    February 14, 2019
  • Forty years after

    Forty years after

    Not that the reformers have not tried to modernise Iranian society, but their efforts have come a cropper because of the omnipotent theocracy.

    February 13, 2019
  • Plane with 10 on board crashes in Iran

    Plane with 10 on board crashes in Iran

    The aircraft crashed and caught fire near the city of Karaj while attempting to land in the wrong airport.

    January 14, 2019
  • Sushma Swaraj proposes air freight corridor between India and Central Asia

    Sushma Swaraj proposes air freight corridor between India and Central Asia

    Swaraj informed the gathering that Iran was holding the Chabahar Day International Conference on February 26 at the Chabahar port to introduce to the invited delegations the capacities of the port.

    January 13, 2019