Topic: China-Myanmar Economic Corridor
India has taken a ‘decisive step’ to officially engage with Myanmar’s junta, keeping in mind its close partnership with ASEAN and concerns over Beijing growing closer to the regime.
Gaining overland access to Indian Ocean through Myanmar is crucial for China’s geostrategic designs. Which means India can’t protest against coup too loudly.
A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.
The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.
Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.