Friday, 30 September, 2022
TopicForeign policy

Topic: foreign policy

Why Taliban wants India in Kabul and New Delhi is upscaling mission

The Taliban and India are joined at the hip by a single date – 15 August. The similarity ends there.

Pakistanis confident the world won’t let a nuclear state collapse. They forget Soviet Union

Pakistan’s proclivity to live beyond its means, punch way above its weight, and indulge in expensive foreign policy adventures are all coming home to roost.

Modi’s India is in a foreign policy sweet spot by playing all sides — US, China, EU, Russia

Modi met Japanese PM Kishida, and is welcoming the Israeli PM and Chinese foreign minister. India is also buying cheap oil from Russia without US sanctions.

Pakistan PM Imran Khan praises India for having ‘independent’ foreign policy

Addressing a public rally, PM Khan said that India's decision to import crude oil from Russia despite American sanctions would also favour the people of Pakistan.

Democracies need to focus on foreign policy too. Only solving domestic issues won’t save them

While the urge to put one’s own house in order is commendable, it is important to ensure that such exercises do not deteriorate into navel-gazing.

Oil to anti-terror — How India under Modi reinvented itself on world diplomacy map

In ‘The Midway Battle’, Gautam Chintamani writes that Modi made it clear India would no longer be an afterthought on world stage.

US diplomats and Denmark PM are visiting India. But one country is punching above its weight

Behind these visits lie two questions: Who is India’s next foreign secretary and who is the most powerful foreign diplomat?

Strategic autonomy key to successful Indian foreign policy in next decade, experts say

New paper by leading policymakers & analysts, released Saturday, discusses India's Neighbourhood First policy & ways it can become a front-ranking power in Asia in the next decade.

A US not tied in Afghanistan only helps India deal with Pakistan problem better

India had the power to take away Pakistan’s 'location' card but it didn't have the determination and guts with which Rawalpindi has played that card.

Bhutan’s King trekked to stop Covid. But he’s walking between India and China

Bhutan is sandwiched between two Asian giants — one forcing it to show its hand, while another has the potential to make it a ‘vaccine maitri’.

On Camera

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(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
A file image of an Indian rupee note | Illustration: Thomas White/Reuters

Modi govt cuts planned borrowing to Rs 14.21 lakh crore for second half of FY23

Centre plans to borrow Rs 5.92 lakh crore in October-March period, compared with Rs 8.29 lakh crore of borrowing in the first half of the fiscal year that will end on September.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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