Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

Topic: India

File photo of Vladimir Putin | Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

An insider look into what Russia actually thinks of India

The fundamental challenge is that our relations with Russia are massively concentrated on defence trade.
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chinese President Xi Jinping | Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images

Time for India and China talks to go beyond Doklam, 1962 conflict and Dalai Lama

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi's visit signals that China and India’s relationship may not be doomed after all.
PM Narendra Modi with Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih

India offers $1.4 billion to Maldives amid tussle with China

The loan agreement came after talks between newly-elected Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Ibrahim Mohamed Solih

How Modi plans to win Maldives back from China’s embrace

Modi government has lined up generous aid and a high-level visit to Male by the PM as it looks for course correction in ties with the island nation.
Lt Gen Niazi signing the Instrument of Surrender beside Lt Gen Aurora, Dhaka | Commons

Dhaka & Pakistan’s psychological defeat: How Indian military commanders won 1971

Before 1971, our political and military leadership was inexperienced in waging a war at this scale to achieve absolute victory.
PM Narendra Modi | Nicky Loh/Bloomberg

India assets swing as markets weigh Modi’s performance in polls

These states are key to Modi’s reelection bid in 2019, and the prospects of the Congress party.
Chinese Soldiers Patrol In Tibet

Year and a half later, Doklam has only reinforced India’s stature in Bhutan

Most people in Bhutan are happily oblivious to the Doklam standoff between China and India on their soil in 2017.
Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping

How India, China and US manage their ties will shape future of east Asia

India now views China as a greater direct security threat than the US.
Military

China is economically and militarily superior to India, says ex-Navy chief Arun Prakash

Admiral Arun Prakash said India’s lack of national security strategy and reliance on defence imports put it at a disadvantage against China.
A postage stamp dedicated to Balkrishna Sharma | Indian Stamp Company/stampexindia.com

Balkrishna Sharma: A freedom fighter & poet admired by Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Balkrishna Sharma campaigned vigorously for Hindi to be declared a national language of India. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1960.
Foreign investment has transformed China

A little humility from the Communist Party will serve China well

By taking all the credit for the country’s stunning economic rise, the Communist Party is threatening its continued prosperity.
madhya pradesh

MP push for 70% industry jobs to locals: Valid regionalism or is Congress the new Shiv Sena?

Kamal Nath, on his first day as Madhya Pradesh chief minister, announced incentives for industries that hire 70 per cent local workers. When questioned about th...