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China’s Bengal foray

This was expected much before. West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has been to Singapore, UK and Germany, scouting for investments without much of  a...

Reverse To Repair

(Exclusive): The nosedive in Sino-Indian relations over Dalai Lama's visit to Arunachal Pradesh (Southern Tibet to Beijing, integral part of India as far as...

Modi-Hasina a new spring in bilateral ties!

Strange as it may sound, the number 22 may have something to do with Narendra Modi's handling of Bangladesh. Twenty two agreements and MOUs...

India seeks to boost military diplomacy in South Asia

Indian army chief General Bipin Rawat’s visits to Nepal and Bangladesh (Mar 28-Apr 2) were clearly aimed at boosting the country’s military diplomacy in...

Time to act on Felani

(Exclusive): As protests in Nepal mounted over the recent killing of Govind Gautam , India’s National Security Adviser Ajit Doval telephoned Prime Minister Prachanda...

SOUTHERN EYE: Bangladesh’s Genocide Day

(Exclusive): For the first time, Bangladesh has observed the Genocide Day on March 25, a day before the usual 'Independence Day' celebrations on March...

SOUTHERN EYE: Modi’s “Bangali solution” to Teesta, Ganges barrage

(Exclusive): At the moment, it seems Indian prime minister Narendra Modi is blessed with two huge assets – a strong tactical sense and the...

SOUTHERN EYE: Behind Hasina’s “RAW” tirade

(Exclusive): Why would Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina fire a salvo like this ahead of her India visit in April by accusing Indian intelligence agency...

Will Modi’s UP-Uttarakhand sweep help Hasina!

The BJP's sweep in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand state polls is a huge boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's image. Those in the party who...

SOUTHERN EYE: Modi’s move backfires in Assam

(Exclusive): Prime Minister Narendra Modi's move to grant citizenship to Hindus from Bangladesh even those came after 1971 has backfired in Assam. The amendment to...

SOUTHERN EYE: Payback Time For India

(Exclusive): The Mughals and the British realized it would never be easy to manage Bengalis – much as the Afghans. Fiercely independent, argumentative, proud...

Keener on arms from China, Bangladesh dithers on defence pact with...

After several postponements, the prime minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina Wajed, has finally agreed to visit India in April but her government is reluctant...

Tackling the Dragon

China and its growing influence in South Asia was the focus of India's top diplomat Subrahmanyam Jaishankar's  three-nation tour (Feb. 18-24). The Indian foreign secretary...

SOUTHERN EYE: If SAARC has not, will BBIN and BIMSTEC work...

(Exclusive): The boycott of the SAARC Summit at Islamabad last year and hosting of the BRICS-BIMSTEC summit in Goa drove home the failure of...

SOUTHERN EYE:Time to rework Sino-Indian relations

(Exclusive) There can be no ‘Asian Century’ unless China and India patch up differences, harmonise their geo-political and geo-economic visions and come up with...

SOUTHERN EYE: Wasted Years for Growth

(Exclusive) India’s 2017-18 budget has left behind a trail of controversies, even one as basic as its timing. Many have said the government should have...

Turmoil in India’s Northeast again as Nagaland erupts

Violent protests have forced the government in India’s Nagaland state to cancel elections to ten town councils in an unprecedented gesture to placate angry...

SOUTHERN EYE: Whither Act East!

(SouthAsianMonitor Exclusive): Deepa Karmakar, India's best ever international gymnast who barely missed an Olympic medal at Rio, has a major problem -- her autograph seekers...

SOUTHERN EYE: Delhi howls, states woo Chinese investments

(SouthAsianMonitor Exclusive): Indian states, in perpetual competition to woo investments, have not gone slow in trying to attract Chinese investment. This despite the often...

SOUTHERN EYE: Back to Insurgent Crossfire!

(SouthAsianMonitor Exclusive):From atop the Red Fort on Indian Independence Day last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his speech to the nation strongly raised...

SOUTHERN EYE: What Trump means for Asia

(SouthAsianMonitor Exclusive): US president-elect Donald Trump has sounded very business-like in talking about relations with close allies, including those in Asia. They should pay more...