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Donald Trump

Former US envoy Blackwill rates Donald Trump — D+ in foreign policy, B+ for India ties

In report for Council on Foreign Relations, former US envoy to India Robert D. Blackwill says Donald Trump exhibits ‘contempt for diplomacy and the officers who conduct it’.
G20

From principles to pragmatism: Five ways Modi has changed India’s foreign policy

Balakot airstrike wasn’t just to tame Pakistan. It charted a new foreign policy narrative that will impact the world and reshape global conversations
Illustration by Soham Sen/ThePrint

Not just Nehru, even sister Vijaya Lakshmi had strong reasons to decline UNSC permanent seat

Nehru declined UNSC offers because ensuing entanglements would likely have rendered India a muted marionette in Cold War.
Imran Khan

India’s Balakot strikes were long time coming, but only Pakistan can end terrorism

Trump must focus on ensuring that Pakistani terrorism against India (and Afghanistan) is defeated for the larger success of US geopolitical interests in Asia.
File photo of PM Narendra Modi | Bloomberg

The 2019 election is just about Narendra Modi, not BJP, Sangh or even opposition

The key theme of the BJP seems to be – Narendra Modi versus anarchy.
Muslims beat posters of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar during a protest against Pulwama terror attack, in Ahmedabad on February 15, 2019

India must stop chasing a UNSC ban on Masood Azhar & revamp its Nehruvian foreign policy

One needs to ask if getting a permanent seat at the UNSC will help India achieve its objective of becoming a global power.
File photo of Sushma Swaraj at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation meet in Abu Dhabi | PTI

OIC behaves like Organisation of Internal Contradictions, but India must be a part of it

The OIC is a ground reality, and to the extent that it affects the national interest, New Delhi ought to be interested.
Protestors holding Tricolor raise slogans during a demonstration against the Pulwama terror attack

Indian millennials, fed on a post-Kargil diet, don’t want strategic restraint with Pakistan

To consolidate public support for its atrocities, Pakistan needs a scary neighbour. And Congress doesn’t conjure up existential threats like BJP does.
Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping | Graham Crouch/Bloomberg

Two steps Narendra Modi govt can take to give Pakistan and China a tough message on Pulwama

If India wants to secure its interests, the government cannot avoid addressing the challenge of growing China-Pakistan nexus.
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‘Why is India so dirty?’ and nine other trending questions in Russia about us

The most searched queries on Yandex show that Russians increasingly see India for what it is rather than as the land of exoticism.

On Camera

IAS poll observer: With Modi breaking rules, should EC give him special security treatment?

The Election Commission has suspended an IAS officer who had inspected PM Narendra Modi’s chopper in Odisha’s Sambalpur Tuesday.

Defence

Satellite images suggest that China is testing and weaponising its naval platforms for space denial

China is now testing laser ASAT weapons from its naval ships

China has already tested missile & EMP anti-satellite weapons from the ground. Now it’s using icebreaker ships in the Yellow Sea/Bohai Sea area.
National interest

Imran Khan’s ‘support’ for Modi shows BJP has walked into its own Pakistan trap

Modi & the BJP hope to return to power by exploiting the fear of Pakistan. Imran Khan has turned the tables and become a factor dividing Indian public opinion.