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Prime Minister Narendra Modi in conversation Norwegian PM Erna Solberg during the ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi | Praveen Jain/The Print

Why Norway PM’s offer to help resolve Pakistan problem won’t work

Norwegian PM Erna Solberg’s suggestion is at odds with the purpose of her visit to India.

Parliament’s quota debate smacks of political opportunism

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Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg greets her counterpart Narendra Modi | Praveen Jain/ThePrint

Norway has a history of brokering peace, but slim chance of mediating on Kashmir

Norway PM Erna Solberg has said the Nordic nation is open to the idea of playing mediator on Kashmir if India and Pakistan so wish.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in conversation Norwegian PM Erna Solberg during the ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi | Praveen Jain/The Print

In Photos | Norwegian PM Erna Solberg receives a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg's second day in India started with a ceremonial reception followed by meetings with PM Modi and external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj.
Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg at the Indo-Norwegian Business Conference in New Delhi | Kamal Kishore/PTI

Can mediate if asked, but India, Pakistan must find own solution to Kashmir: Norway PM

Ahead of her meeting with PM Narendra Modi, Erna Solberg says ‘nobody from outside can create peace or make changes, it has to come from inside’.
Hurriyat leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani (L) and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq (C) with Kjell Magne Bondevik (R), former Norwegian prime minister | @MirwaizKashmir ‏/Twitter

Norway’s former PM visits Kashmir as part of Modi govt’s ‘Glasnost’

Modi govt felt it was ‘time to open up to the outside world’, in the hope that the high-profile visitors would help in changing the narrative on Kashmir.

Global Pulse: It looks like Berlusconi is going to be back in power in Italy

Ireland will hold a referendum on abortion in May, in which the people will be asked whether they want to repeal of retain the the ban on abortions.

GLOBAL PULSE: Theresa May is contrite but not on her knees, Norway to ban burqa and China bans celebrity gossip sites

THERESA MAY IS CONTRITE, BUT NOT ON HER KNEES Diminished, contrite and defiant, Theresa May faced one of her toughest audiences — her own MPs.

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Rahul Gandhi at the press conference | Praveen Jain/ThePrint

Communists who once sided with BJP now irked over no alliance with Congress in West Bengal

With a chequered history, where the Left Front had ‘aligned’ with the BJP, it is impossible for the CPM cadre to adjust themselves with the Congress.

Rahul Gandhi’s Rs 72,000 income pledge: Are populist freebies the only way to win elections?

Congress president Rahul Gandhi Monday pledged to give Rs 12,000 per month to every family in India if the Congress is voted to power in the 2019 elections.


A Chinook helicopter

India inducts Chinook helicopters, adds muscle to military along China border

Each Chinook helicopter can lift 45 soldiers, artillery guns or even light armoured vehicles to high altitudes. It can also fly through narrow mountain valleys.
National Interest

Why Rahul Gandhi’s Congress is in danger of morphing into a clueless NGO

Congress has questions but no answers, ‘leaders’ but no winners. Weeks before polls, it’s behaving like a virtuous, anti-establishment NGO just doing its thing.