Monday, March 27, 2023


Doklam issue was handled with diplomatic maturity, says Sushma Swaraj

Modi-Xi's Wuhan summit was aimed at creating a conducive environment between India and China, she says.

US announces major Indo-Pacific engagement but Chinese loans are quicker

Two key announcements suggest a way forward in US ties with the region but they are a long way off Chinese initiatives.

Looking for partnership not dominance in Indo-Pacific region: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

US secretary of state Pompeo says not looking for dominance, denies initiatives are aimed at countering China.

Why Germany is the favourite country for Indian asylum seekers

Of 8,363 Indians living abroad illegally, 8,000 have sought asylum in Germany because its lenient refugee laws make it an attractive destination.

Modi and Xi meet at BRICS summit, agree to maintain momentum in India-China ties

President Jinping said that the two emerging economies will start their regional cooperation afresh.

US says will look for opportunities to work with Pakistan’s new govt

Washington, however, expresses concern over 'outsized role' the Pakistan military played in the election.

If India takes one step, Pakistan will take two: Imran Khan

Khan says Kashmir is the 'core' issue between India and Pakistan and should be resolved through talks.

As China deadline kicks in, US airlines strip Taiwan of nation label, list cities instead

Beijing has waged a campaign to force global businesses to conform to its worldview if they want to stay in its good graces.

India & Africa to strengthen cooperation to combat terror: PM Modi

He also says the partnership currently includes establishment of 180 Lines of Credit amounting to $11 billion in over 40 African countries.

Days after his ‘consequences’ tweet, Trump says US ready to make real deal on Iran nukes

Terming previous Obama deal as 'one-sided', Trump says he's ready for Iran to come back to negotiation table. 

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Imran Khan | Source: ANI

Imran Khan is promising Islamic utopia to Pakistanis. It might compel...

The Pakistani military has excellent reasons to avoid staging a coup against Imran Khan. But chances are that soon it will be compelled to exercise its authority.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman | Reuters file photo

Sitharaman asks state-run banks to assess risks amid turbulence across global...

In a meeting with chiefs of state-run banks Saturday, the finance minister said banks should safeguard themselves from any potential financial shock.


Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses CRPF personnel on the occasion of 84th CRPF Day at Jagdalpur, Bastar | ANI

Shah hails ‘historic day’ for northeast as govt withdraws AFSPA from...

Decision, which will come into effect from 1 April, was made keeping in mind improved security in these areas, says home ministry. 
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Four reasons the Sikhs are hurting. And it’s not about the...

'Causes' of anger are dera threat to Sikhism, incarceration of ‘Bandi Singhs’, inaction in sacrilege cases, & ‘if BJP-RSS want Hindu Rashtra, what’s wrong with Sikh Rashtra?’