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.
Under the Trump administration, nearly half a million unauthorized Indians are considered “priorities” for deportation.
Abid Hussain Khan and Tanvir Hussain had first been denied visas on January 30 and told that the reason behind the rejection was “current policies.”
The Modi government seems rightly intent on building foundational digital infrastructure. This push must be backed by a solid cyber-defence strategy.
India decries ‘baseless allegations’, while Pakistan says the Indian side is upsetting the strategic balance in the region
Once hailed as the harbinger of a nuclear renaissance, the EPR is fast becoming one of the world’s most criticised and by far the most expensive nuclear white elephants.
Till the time of publication, the Ministry of External Affairs has not yet protested the US visa denial
India’s foreign policy cannot be centred around personalities any more.
In conversation with Boris Michel, regional director for Asia Pacific at the International Committee of the Red Cross, on the organisation’s work, the Syrian civil war, the Rohingya crisis, and the way forward for humanitarian and transnational organisations.
“Weaknesses can only be overcome if you accept the strategy…If you don’t accept the strategy, then you will let your weaknesses limit you,” says the Army chief
Membership of Nuclear Suppliers Group not for the US to gift, says China as India insists it has earned its place.
In his inauguration speech at the second Raisina Dialogue, the prime minister took a stand on China’s grand connectivity project and urged Pakistan to shun terrorism if it wants good relations with India.
The finance minister needs to begin to think of strategies to counter the negative impact of a tax war on business taxation.
Earlier this week, Barack Obama, who served two terms as president of the US, gave his farewell address to the nation in Chicago. We take a look at some key aspects of his legacy including policies in the civil, military, economic, and environmental domains.
The well-known musicians were forced to cancel their planned appearance at Pune’s Sunburn festival because their visas to travel to Indian were rejected.
A look at what’s coming up in the year ahead on the global foreign policy front.