In conversation with the Gabonese foreign minister Pacome Moubelet-Boubeya about Gabon’s economy, its ties with India, Africa and more.
UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres maintains that he has had multiple meeting with the leaders of both countries to bring them to the negotiating table.
The H-1B visa for skilled workers in the US is one that many IT companies like Tata Consultancy Services and Infosys rely upon heavily.
US executives are increasingly being asked by their CEOs to explain and assess the impact of the apparent rise in communal violence in India.
The dual-track market approach, township-village enterprises and enhanced fiscal-federalism are important lessons the Modi government must imbibe if it wishes to enhance economic efficiency.
When India needed urgent military equipment in 1971, Israeli leader Golda Meir’s foresight on the potential of diplomatic ties allowed Israel to come to India’s aid, albeit secretly.
India, along with other BRICS nations hammered out a future roadmap for security, cooperation and exchange in Beijing this week.
The government apparently considered several names, which included sitting judges like Chief Justice J.S. Kehar and Justice Dipak Mishra, before deciding on Justice Bhandari.
Extracts from Kallol Bhattacherjee’s ‘The Great Game in Afghanistan: Rajiv Gandhi, General Zia and the Unending War’, documenting the untold tale of US-India relations under Rajiv Gandhi.
The heft of the prime minister’s persona alone or the goodwill he enjoys cannot drive India’s external engagement.
External Affairs ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay said that ICJ had asked India to file its memorial by September 13, but denied that it was a setback for New Delhi.
India has now moved away from its hands-off approach towards projects marred by ‘legacy’ problems, corruption and unfinished projects.
The changing security environment in South Asia and elsewhere may have brought on new problems but it has given us new tools and abilities to deal with them.
The remarks by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson, Gopal Baglay, came following reports in the Pakistani press that Russia expressed an intention to mediate between the two countries.
Neeru Chadha topped the Asia-Pacific group in the vote for the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, which took place in New York on June 14.
Sulabh International founder and chief Bindeshwar Pathak said this move would further India-US ties.
Announcing the visit from June 25, the external affairs ministry today said the Modi-Trump discussions will provide a new direction for deeper bilateral engagement.
In addition to boosting trade and investment ties between Central Asia and South Asia, it could serve as a future platform for India-Pakistan dialogue.
At the SCO summit, the two leaders bonded over Dangal and agreed to give a positive spin to discussions relating to trade, connectivity investment and global security.
With none of the issues which have kept them apart for two years resolved, and the Jadhav case now casting its shadow, the outlook for progress is not good.
Modi and Pakistan President Nawaz Sharif will face each other for the first time since 2015, though no talks are planned between the two.
Adopted 40 years ago, the Additional Protocols of 1977 are considered part of the bedrock of international humanitarian law, yet India refuses to sign them.
The rise of centralising authoritarians has accentuated the fragmentation and regionalisation of world politics, diminished the capacity for compromise and made relations between competitive powers much more fraught than in the past.
Conversations with women from Pakistan have shown that domestic violence is the main deciding factor in their views on marriage.
To raise its standing in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, India should rope in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan in its effort to project Chabahar as a gateway to Eurasia.
“These weapons are grossly inaccurate and it is likely that the Indian compound wasn’t event the target,” an official in Kabul said.
The external affairs minister claimed that “if there is one region with whom India has uniformly excellent relations, it is the Gulf”.
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Yemen and Egypt on Monday accused Qatar of supporting terrorism and snapped off ties with the nation.
Nearly three and a half centuries ago, Irishman Gerald Aungier laid the foundation for what was to become the city of Bombay.
As Trump knocks down the Paris pact, the Modi government should push India’s BASIC strategy again.
Modi refrained from answering a question on Russian interference in American elections, saying that the issue didn’t need the perspective of “a lawyer” like him.
But dismisses calls for taking on US’ burden of financial obligations or higher emission reductions.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, a political and security group, presently comprises China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
Russian president tells reporters India and Russia do not have an exclusive relationship, they can have good ties with the US and Pakistan too.
While the motorable road connecting Arunachal Pradesh and Bhutan remains incomplete, the age-old foot route continues to ferry locals across the border.
Given the breadth and depth of the Indo-Russian relationship, the divergence in their strategy for the South Asia region is worrying.
The agreements were signed after Prime Minister Modi held wide-ranging talks with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy in the Spanish capital.
Though India seems all set to sign a free-trade agreement with the EU, the details will require time and effort to work out.
The overall strategy underlying Modi’s foreign policy is sound. The challenge going forward must take into account the changed global geopolitical terrain.
The fact that three vacancies – at the ICJ, ITLOS and the Continental Shelf Commission – have arisen at the same time makes the diplomatic task more complex