The Statesman (India)

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Since the army was neither keen to get involved in a conflict nor had the capability, it again turned to old jihadist hands.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The danger of mergers is that instead of the strong banks lifting the weak, the weak ones may sink the strong. A mere freeze on lending by the worst banks was never a long-term solution. They could have been closed. Or, the bulk of dud loans of the whole banking system could have been transferred to a separate ‘bad bank‘, letting the system lend freely again.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The relentless war in Yemen has led to an economic blight in fractious Saudi Arabia and its economy that is fuelled by petro-dollars.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - And as often happens during strikes and closures, the ATMs tend to run out of currency.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The comments come weeks after a Pakistani minister had reportedly predicted a ‘full-blown war between Pakistan and India likely to occur in the month of October or November’.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) -  Abdullah’s Gupkar residence in Srinagar has been declared as a subsidiary jail, a government official said.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) -  Ranjan Gogoi said that he will visit the Jammu and Kashmir High Court after allegations were put forward that the people in the Valley are unable to approach it.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) -  One of the key parameters of equity in our higher education institutions rests on the twin objectives of ensuring access to institutions by the socially backward sections through reservation of seats.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) -  Regrettably, in India, Adivasi leaders of stature are thin on the ground though the Dongria Kondhs have been valiant.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) -  More than 120 people are believed to have been killed when paramilitaries moved in to disperse a protest camp in the centre of Khartoum in June.