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Why did India and China sign their new security agreement?

The signing of an internal security agreement by India and China last Monday is an indicator of the special nature of their relationship. This...

New Bhutan government’s attitude towards India is not clear, this should...

It’s a measure of our attitude to neighbours that the outcome of the third, and possibly most consequential general elections in Bhutan that took...

Russia woos India with multi-billion-dollar defence deals, but the hurdle is...

At one level the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to New Delhi is routine—it is for the 19th India-Russia Annual Bilateral Summit. At...

India-US ties are strong – but for a price

We should not be distracted by the second postponement of the 2+2 dialogue between India and the US. The way it was done, suggests...

India-US ties are strong – but for a price

We should not be distracted by the second postponement of the 2+2 dialogue between India and the US. The way it was done, suggests...

India is losing the plot in the Maldives, New Delhi’s self-goals...

Having small neighbours can be bothersome. Just ask India. It is frequently challenged by them, and it almost always flunks the test. Sri Lanka,...

India is losing the plot in the Maldives, New Delhi’s self-goals...

Having small neighbours can be bothersome. Just ask India. It is frequently challenged by them, and it almost always flunks the test. Sri Lanka,...

India’s Seychelles military base roadblock has a China subtext

An agreement between India and the Indian Ocean island of Seychelles to build a military base has run into rough weather. Signed during Prime...

Why India-Nepal ties are likely to worsen

The election victory of a coalition of two Communist parties in the recent elections in Nepal signals difficult days for Indo-Nepal relations. The coalition...

Why India should be wary of the Quad

The second coming of the Quadrilateral alliance of the US, Australia, Japan and India to confront China in the Asia-Pacific may not be the...

What the end of the Deng era and the Beginning of...

The Congress ended with the insertion of the ‘Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese characteristics for a New Era’ into the Party constitution,...