Shyam Saran

  • 97-year-old Shyam Saran Negi, one of India's oldest voters, stars in Google India's hugely popular 'Pledge To Vote' campaign 28-03-2014 03:48 PM

    Shimla: Just short of being 100 years old, a mountain man's appeal to the nation to vote has 10 times the number of hits online than a Bollywood megastars' musical video staring Amitabh Bachchan and Dia Mirza. The story of Shyam Saran Negi, 97, one of the oldest voters in...
  • NSAB report didn't say China intruded into India: Antony 06-09-2013 01:34 PM

    New Delhi: The issue of Chinese border incursion rocked Parliament on Friday with parties demanding the government's statement. Defence Minister AK Antony clarified that the National Security Advisory Board chairman Shyam Saran in his report to the Prime Minister's Office did not say that China has occupied any part of...
  • National Security Advisory Board chief denies Chinese incursion reports 06-09-2013 08:24 AM

    New Delhi: National Security Advisory Board chief Shyam Saran denied media reports about Chinese incursions along the Line of Actual Control on Thursday. According to media reports an official NSAB probe report submitted to the Prime Minister's Office had said that Indian troops are not being allowed to patrol the...
  • Chinese troops not allowing India to patrol LAC: Reports 05-09-2013 11:28 PM

    The National Security Advisory Board in its report on Chinese incursion has pointed out that the Indian troops are not allowed to patrol the Line of Actual Control (LAC), said reports. The report submitted to PMO says that the 640 sq km of Indian territory has been occupied by China....
  • India's sea-based nuclear deterrent soon: Shyam Saran 25-04-2013 04:20 AM

    New Delhi: India's nuclear deterrent is based on a credible nuclear doctrine and is sustained by a "systematic drive to operationalize" its various delivery components, including a sea-based one by 2015-16, Shyam Saran, chairman of the National Security Advisory Board, said in Delhi on Wednesday. Countering critics of India's nuclear...
  • Can we ever stop seeing India-Pakistan cricket as war without weapons?

    Is it possible to view any India-Pakistan clash just as a game of cricket and not a war without weapons? Tell us your opinion. ...
  • WikiLeaks cables not entirely true: Shyam Saran 20-03-2011 03:42 PM

    On this week's episode of Devil's Advocate Karan Thapar talks with the former foreign secretary on WikiLeaks. ...
  • WikiLeaks cables not entirely true: Shyam Saran 20-03-2011 03:27 PM

    Hello and welcome to The Devil's Advocate. Do The Hindu's WikiLeaks expose suggest that America was arm twisting India and that sometimes Indian officials were speaking far more than they should? Those are the key issues I shall explore today with the man who was foreign secretary at the time...
  • US influenced India's vote on Iran: Shyam Saran 20-03-2011 10:10 AM

    The Wikileaks India cables raise a lot of questions on US influence in India's actions. Karan Thapar spoke to India's former foreign secretary Shyam Saran on India's vote against Iran at the IAEA in 2005. Karan: India's decision to vote alongside the US against Iran at the IAEA in Sept...
  • US influenced India to vote against Iran: Shyam Saran 20-03-2011 09:51 AM

    Karan Thapar spoke to Shyam Saran on India's vote against Iran at the IAEA in 2005. ...
  • Shyam Saran: I am optimistic about the N-deal's future 03-07-2008 01:53 AM

    Colombo: Modern bats and the crash-bang format of 20-over cricket may suggest otherwise but Ajantha Mendis and fellow practitioners of unorthodox spin bowling have proved they are not in the World Twenty20 just to play cannon-fodder. Field restrictions and the batsman's freedom stemming from the format's brevity make 20-over cricket...
  • IC-814 hijack verdict deferred 29-01-2008 01:23 PM

    Mumbai: Suresh Raina smashed 73 off 50 balls as Chennai Super Kings beat the Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets in the first qualifier at Mumbai on Tuesday to book their place in the finals of IPL-4. Raina bludgeoned 6 sixes and 4 boundaries and was involved in an unbroken...
  • Aussies do flip-flop, won't sell uranium to India 15-01-2008 07:55 PM

    Wellington: Former Australia coach John Buchanan has been named New Zealand's director of cricket, a new position which will govern most high-performance aspects of the sport in New Zealand. The 58-year-old was confirmed in the position Friday and will take up his role in May, New Zealand Cricket said. NZC...
  • New Australian govt won't supply uranium to India 15-01-2008 05:00 PM

    Karachi: Following in the footsteps of Pakistan cricket team coach Waqar Younis, the chief national selector Mohsin Khan has also demanded monetary rewards for the selectors for the team's performance in reaching the semi-final of the recently-concluded World Cup. Stating the example of India where he claimed the national selectors...
  • Lookaheads: What's making news today 10-10-2007 08:43 AM

    Traders strike in Maharashtra; Hearing on complaint against Vedanti. ...
  • Indo-US nuke deal talk continues 02-06-2007 01:15 PM

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  • Breakthrough eludes Indo-US N-talks 02-06-2007 09:25 AM

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  • 2nd round of Indo-US N-talks begin 01-06-2007 02:00 PM

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  • India, US close to seal N-deal: Burns 01-06-2007 02:11 AM

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  • Lookahead: What's making news 27-03-2007 09:23 AM

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  • 7/11: Menon takes Pak head on 01-10-2006 11:06 AM

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  • MEA bids farewell to Shyam Saran 29-09-2006 11:25 PM

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  • Superseded by Menon, IFS babus quit 26-09-2006 07:25 PM

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