ISC Monitor (January 9, 2024)

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1. Modi trip to Indian islands prompts Maldives row

https://amp.theguardian.com/world/2024/jan/08/india-maldives-tensions-deepen-amid-tourism-row

2. Fierce Gunfight Between Security Forces And Insurgents In Manipur’s Moreh

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/video-fierce-gunfight-between-security-forces-and-insurgents-in-manipur-moreh-4822750

3. India to import 10,000 MW of hydroelectricity from Nepal over 10 years

https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/india-import-10000-mw-hydroelectricity-nepal-over-10-years-2024-01-04/

4. India and Russia inch closer to jointly producing weapons

https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics/International-relations/India-and-Russia-inch-closer-to-jointly-producing-weapons

5. India’s Russian oil imports drop on pricing, not due to payment woes

https://www.reuters.com/markets/commodities/indias-russian-oil-imports-drop-pricing-not-due-payment-woes-2024-01-03/

6. As SC reverses release of Bilkis Bano convicts, who is BJP MLA and remission panel member C K Raulji?

https://indianexpress.com/article/political-pulse/as-sc-reverses-release-of-bilkis-bano-convicts-who-is-bjp-mla-and-remission-panel-member-c-k-raulji-9099973/ ​

7. Days after his induction, BJP minister loses election in Rajasthan

https://indianexpress.com/article/political-pulse/congresss-rupinder-kooner-wins-karanpur-assembly-poll-in-rajasthan-defeating-bjp-minister-surenderpal-singh-9099849/ ​

8. Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Extends Rule After Overwhelming Victory in Election Opposition Deemed Unfair

https://time.com/6552934/bangladesh-election-sheikh-hasina-victory-opposition-unfair/ ​

9. “Was Implemented Out Of Fear…”: Farooq Abdullah On Article 370

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/article-370-was-implemented-in-jammu-and-kashmir-out-of-fear-says-farooq-abdullah-4825971

10. Azerbaijan supportive towards Pak on Kashmir’

https://www.livemint.com/news/india/azerbaijan-supportive-towards-pak-on-kashmir-11703090939920.html

11. Jammu & Kashmir: Amit Shah chairs high-level security review meet; Poonch attack, local intel in focus

https://www.livemint.com/news/india/jammu-kashmir-amit-shah-chairs-high-level-security-review-meet-poonch-attack-local-intel-in-focus-11704199168988.html

12. India-Maldives News Today: India ‘closest’ ally, says Maldives tourism panel; Indian trade body urges ‘stop promoting Maldives’ | All you need to know

https://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-maldives-row-tourism-hit-9101111/

13. ‘India a major power, strategically confident’, says Chinese daily amid LAC standoff

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/india-a-major-power-strategically-confident-says-chinese-daily-global-times-101704380016807.html