Suhasini Haidar

Suhasini Haidar

National Editor and Diplomatic Affairs Editor, The Hindu

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So do Myanmar, Bhutan and Nepal. Not to mention Sri Lanka and Maldives, with whom we share maritime boundaries.

... And if it is about Indian "ethos" then why not for all of India? Why is the North East being left out of its purview?

MEA hits at @USCIRF  for calling for sanctions against Home Minister if #CAB  goes through, says "Neither the CAB nor the National Register of Citizens (NRC) process seeks to strip citizenship from any Indian citizen of any faith." adds USCIRF is "guided by prejudices"

The government has slammed @USCIRF  over its comments on #CABBill , questioned its "past record and lack of locus standi", but in 2016, @MEAIndia  had reversed policy to give uscirf chief Swett visa to attend Dharamshala conference. Had reported with @narlak 

Concerned over situation in Kashmir, important to restore normalcy: EU envoy Ugo Astuto. Also says the EU hopes #CABBill  will uphold constitutional standards of equality. Reporting @the_hindu 

Former judges, writers, actors and activists among 720 prominent people who speak against Citizenship Bill and NRC:

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: U.S. panel considers recommending sanctions against Amit Shah, US Bipartisan House Foreign affairs committee criticises move, reports @slakster 

RCEP decision not last minute, says Piyush Goyal in Parliament. Heated exchange over why the govt pushed the "pause" button after backing RCEP negotiations till the end.

US reprimanded Pakistan over misuse of F-16s in letter after Balakot, says report.


A proud day for India.. As @ravishndtv  is awarded the Magasaysay in Manila! " Not all battles are fought for victory - some are fought to tell the world that someone was there on the battlefield," he says, of the fight for honest journalism.

"If the CAB passes in both houses of parliament, the United States government should consider sanctions against the Home Minister and other principal leadership" : USCIRF, the US body that recommended revocation of PM Modi's (then CM) visa in 2005

List of US trade-asks as of date: 1. Don't buy Iran oil 2. Don't buy S 400 3. Don't allow Huawei in 5G trials 4. Don't insist on storing your own data locally 5. No new e-commerce rules 6. Buy US oil 7. Buy US planes 8. Buy US 5G tech 9. Zero out Harley Davidson tariffs 10. TBA

No one killed anyone. But everyone died. Hope someone knows why.

Investigators say the Mi75 chopper crash on Feb 27 & deaths of 6 IAF personnel were caused by an Indian missile fired at it after air defence alert triggered by Pak airforce intrusion. story on the tragedy that raises India-Pak casualty figures

"The facts are evident — GDP growth at 15-year low;unemployment at 45-year high;household consumption at 4-decade low; bad loans at all-time high; electricity growth at 15-year low" Former PM Manmohan Singh writes as a "citizen & an economist" @the_hindu 

Actually, a betrayal of those very values, as it discriminates on the basis of religion. This is not the dawn into which our countrymen must awake.

Finlands new PM is the world's youngest. All four parties have women at the helm, 3 below the age of 35.