Two of the six spots renamed could be of significance, but the other four are simply points on a map. Is there a method behind this that we cannot discern at the moment?
Chinese media dismissed as “absurd” New Delhi’s reaction to Beijing renaming six places in Arunachal Pradesh.
The petition requires at least 100,000 signatures before May 14 to qualify for a response from the Trump administration.
US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross is believed to have said that US has started the process of reviewing H1B visas issues and no decision has been taken on it yet.
Chinese state media said the move was aimed at reaffirming China’s claim over the state.
Harjit Singh Sajjan’s remarks come a week after the Punjab chief minister accused him of being a “Khalistani sympathiser”.
When it comes to international law, it is mutual respect for rights that is paramount.
Chinese ambassador Luo Zhaohui urged the Assam government to consider setting up trade ties with the Yunnan province, even as he denied China is “harbouring” ULFA-I chief Paresh Barua.
A part of the agenda for his visit will be to finalise the memorandum of understanding, which will be like a umbrella deal for a number of major infrastructure projects.
Meanwhile, the minister of state for external affairs V. K. Singh reiterated that the Indian government was considering all steps to get access to Jadhav.
Senior Pakistani official Sartaj Aziz on Friday listed the formal appeal options that Jadhav has under the country’s legal system.
The timing of Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death sentence and the disappearance of a retired Pakistani army officer from near the Indian border has led many to speculate about an imminent swap.
India appears keen to use diplomatic means to resolve the issue, but initiating proceedings against Pakistan before the International Court of Justice would serve us better.
The countries also pledged to expand counter-terror operations and take action against those financing and providing sanctuary to terror groups.
Pakistan has sentenced Kulbhushan Jadhav to death for alleged espionage.
If the the visit to Arunachal Pradesh by Tibet’s spiritual leader is enough reason for China to start a military conflict, then the worst fears about China’s rise would have been proved true and it would pay a lasting price for its misadventure.
OS 35, a bulk carrier, was attacked by pirates last night.
Narendra Modi offered $5 billion in two separate lines of credit to Sheikh Hasina, including $500 million for defence procurement meant to wean Bangladesh off Chinese military purchases.
New Delhi: Though the Indian government on Friday rejected a resolution passed by the legislative assembly of Canada’s Ontario province describing the 1984 massacre of Sikhs as ‘genocide,’ the motion’s supporters liberally used quotes of Indian Home minister Rajnath Singh to justify the resolution’s use of the sensitive term. On April 6, a […]
Among last week’s prank stories, one in Pakistan is a perfect illustration of the fears and complexity of its relations with its neighbours.
With the Teesta pact still a “work in progress”, Dhaka had its hopes pinned on getting some sign of support for the Ganga barrage project, however, even that is unlikely – at least during this visit.
Shaikh Hasina will face tremendous pressure from her country to push for an agreement on the Teesta waters on her upcoming trip to Delhi.
While inviting the Dalai Lama to any part of India is well within the country’s rights, looking at it from the China’s perspective also serves a purpose.
China has also said it will take necessary measures to defend its territorial sovereignty.
Lenin Moreno’s victory will mean the continuation of his predecessor Rafael Correa’s inclusive agenda of development.
The racist attacks in Greater Noida are a greater diplomatic fiasco than India yet realises.
There has been much speculation that India might be reconsidering its no first use strategy, but such talk has found few takers in the government. For India, the only true purpose of nuclear weapons are as deterrents.
The Association of African Students in India responds to the racist attacks that have taken place in Greater Noida over the past week.
The local BJP and Hindu Yuva Vahini are backing rioters accused of racist attacks on African students in Greater Noida.
Speaking at a national maritime conference yesterday, Lt Gen (retd) Nasser Khan Janjua underscored the importance of maritime security.
The Teesta water-sharing arrangement is likely to be one of the top concerns during Sheikh Hasina’s upcoming trip to India.
‘Faced with a fork in the road in 1961, the world chose the wrong path to deal with nuclear weapons. Today, we are at another crossroads,’ says senior Indian diplomat.
On the last two days of the UNHRC session, India voted in 15 resolutions and made a statement on Myanmar, the only resolution that did not go to a vote.
Indira Gandhi’s biggest worry after the surrender of Pakistan in 1971 was the safety of Mujibur Rahman. The release of Pakistani POWs was the price Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto (and the ISI) extracted for the safe return of the Bangladeshi leader.
The extradition request has been certified by Britain’s secretary of state and will not be sent to a district judge for consideration.
The MEA responded to the outgoing Pakistan envoy’s remarks saying they were not in keeping with diplomatic niceties.
Thousands of Rohingya have been displaced since renewed violence broke out in October, with India saying Myanmar be given more time to resolve the issue.
India’s nuclear doctrine may appear to be undergoing a shift towards conducting a ‘counterforce strike’ against Pakistan, but some experts see this as “mind games” that could set off a worrying chain of events in the region.
At the very least, India must ensure that the Tibetan spiritual head’s visit is kept low key.
Victoria Kolakowski was to travel to India on invitation of the US state department as an expert on LGBT law and policy.