Bangladesh ministers have made their displeasure clear. The US and France have raised concerns on Kashmir clampdown and Japan’s Shinzo Abe cancelled a trip.
Rahul Gandhi's disappearing acts are giving Modi govt a free pass on foreign policy – unlike how Sonia Gandhi brought Parliament to its knees in 2003.
PM Modi will need to return to the neighbourhood in 2020 and fix New Delhi's relations with India’s smaller neighbours.
Jaishankar cancelling a meeting with Democrat Pramila Jayapal in the US is just another show of Modi government’s belligerence, at home and abroad.
China has ignored international concerns on human rights violations while opening up its large market to the world. Modi is taking a leaf out of Beijing's book.
Masterminds like Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi have been in and out of Rawalpindi’s jail in the last 11 years, with Lakhvi even fathering a child.
Newly-elected Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will wait and watch if India and US are coming closer together to take on the Chinese.
Few other places have had such a grip on India’s imagination like Sri Lanka, and not just because of the Ramayana connection.
Surviving either Trump or Xi won’t be easy. If India has to compete with world again, Modi will have to push bitter medicine down country’s throat.
2019 is not 1992. Yet, Modi knows he can’t take any chances on Kashmir and Ayodhya.