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Bilateral experts report on new India-Nepal treaty likely to face roadblocks

A new treaty allowing Nepal transit for arms and ammunition from third countries (but only after assuring Indian interests will be protected), and a...

Maldives wants to use proposed Indian line of credit to develop...

When Ibrahim Solih arrives in Delhi next week for his first foreign trip as president of the Maldives, he will be greeted by a...

Peace talks with India after 2019 elections: Imran Khan

Pakistan will wait for the 2019 general elections in India to be over for its current outreach to get a positive response from New...

Backed by India, Maldives becomes IORA member; Myanmar’s entry blocked

As a sign of the international community’s change of heart after the presidential elections, Maldives has now become the latest member of Indian Ocean...

Image-conscious Narendra Modi may skip Maldives president’s inauguration

The Indian prime minister’s visit to Maldives for the inauguration of Ibrahim Mohamad Solih as president next month remains uncertain, with New Delhi hesitating...

Bhutan warms on China

Every year, Bhutan’s prime minister gets up in the middle of the year to present the annual report of his government to the parliament...

Bhutan warms on China

Every year, Bhutan’s prime minister gets up in the middle of the year to present the annual report of his government to the parliament...

Understanding the Purpose of the Wuhan India-China Summit

As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi travels to China for an ‘informal’ summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping, there has been increasing expectations that...

Understanding the Purpose of the Wuhan India-China Summit

As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi travels to China for an ‘informal’ summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping, there has been increasing expectations that...

India wary as Maldives, Pak discuss joint EEZ patrolling in Indian...

Ringing alarm bells in India, Maldives and Pakistan have discussed the possibility of joint patrol of the vast exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the...

India wary as Maldives, Pak discuss joint EEZ patrolling in Indian...

Ringing alarm bells in India, Maldives and Pakistan have discussed the possibility of joint patrol of the vast exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the...

Beyond the Modi-Netanyahu bonhomie, India and Israel struggle to add heft...

Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu praised one another for “revolutionising” the bilateral relationship, the nine agreements signed...

As Doklam embers die down, India puts finishing touches to China-centric...

In early October, India’s Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) issued a circular calling for consultants from the private sector. Hardly a new occurrence –...

Public anger brews in Bangladesh over India’s stance on Rohingya crisis

The dissatisfaction in Dhaka has been building up steadily. While India had given its full backing to the internationally-isolated Myanmar government on the Rohingya...

As Indian wins place on ITLOS, government likely to back Dalveer...

After getting its nominee elected to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) on Wednesday, the Indian government is likely to...