This is the first time India has initiated a case at the ICJ since 1971 and has chosen to do so because of the possibility that Pakistan might quickly carry put the death sentence imposed on the former Indian naval officer.
Gurmukh Singh, a 46-year-old Sikh taxi driver, was detained in California after losing his latest appeal over a deportation order.
Less than a day after making an offer to rename the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor to allay Indian concerns about Beijing’s wider One Belt, One Road initiative, the Chinese side appears to have quietly dropped the idea.
A group of 250 prominent citizens from both countries have issued a statement asking that the governments stop fighting “proxy wars” and focus on people-to-people contact.
With the Belt and Road summit set for May 14-15, Chinese officials have increased their lobbying, through public diplomacy and behind closed doors, to get New Delhi to attend.
Sharing the water of a transboundary river can be difficult even when the countries involved have an open border, as Nepal and India do.
If only some way could be found to target the BATs specifically, then some kind of a deterrent pressure could be built. As of now, the poor jawans who get killed are merely collateral damage.
The recent beheading of two Indian soldiers deserves a hard response, but one that goes beyond purely tactical gains.
Geography necessitates that India play a role in the Belt and Road Initiative, but it is the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor that’s keeping it away.
In his opening remarks, attorney general Mukul Rohatgi said India was a secular state with no religion and that the constitution protects the rights of minorities.
Vijay Mallya, who owes banks Rs 9,000 crore, has been living in Britain since 2016 and was arrested by Scotland Yard last month on India’s extradition request.
New topics in India’s draft UPR report include a section on state control of the Internet, with a reference to the Centralised Monitoring system.
Foreign secretary S. Jaishankar demanded that Pakistan “take immediate action against its soldiers and commanders responsible for this heinous act”.
The Turkish president’s comments on Kashmir were made knowing full well they were contrary to India’s position. He was, in fact, brandishing his Islamist credentials.
India has provided extensive support in the form of vehicles to the amount of 90 million Nepali rupees to be used during the local body elections.
“Bodies of soldiers being mutilated is an extreme form of barbaric act. The whole country has full faith in our armed forces which will react appropriately to the act,” defence minister Arun Jaitley said.
Modi said that terrorism was a “shared” worry on which he and Erdogan had an “extensive conversation”.
Even as the Pakistani opposition frets about the sudden visit of an Indian businessman, the military ups its hand by releasing the ‘confession’ of an ‘Indian-backed’ terrorist.
Ceylon Petroleum Corporation workers oppose role for India in development of strategic port assets.
Preparing for the 2018 elections, the Bhutan government has given in to internal opposition to the BBIN agreement.
The US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley met her Indian counterpart Syed Akbaruddin to discuss measures to strengthen partnership at the UN.
Minister in Pakistan’s Permanent Mission to the UN Masood Anwar raised the Kashmir issue in his statement to the UN General Assembly session of the Committee on Information on April 25.
In conversation with Bangladesh’s former top diplomat on the Teesta, India-Bangladesh water relations, the Farakka barrage and the future of the Ganga treaty.
In India and Malaysia’s silence on Zakir Naik what has been revealed is how domestic politics has impacted their foreign policy decision-making.
This is the second dismissal of an Indian-American from a senior position by the Trump administration, the first being the dismissal of attorney Preet Bharara.
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.