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Better Late than Never

As they say, better late than never. One of the more positive moves of India's Modi government has also been one of its least...

Indian President polls: BJP’s masterstroke

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah have delivered a political masterstroke in choosing Ram Nath Kovind as the party's candidate...

India: Playing the Tibet card!

"China’s refusal to acknowledge Indian national security concerns is now leading to a gradual but significant change in India’s Tibet policy," wrote Indian columnist...

Losing the Script in Kashmir

The groundswell of public anger in the Srinagar valley is spinning out of control . For even those who don’t believe in statistics as...

India opens longest bridge on China border

India has inaugurated a 9.15km (5.68-mile) bridge over the Lohit river, easily its longest ever, which connects the disputed state of Arunachal Pradesh with...

Three years of ‘Big Bang’ politics

Narendra Modi has just completed three years as India's prime minister after he took the BJP-led NDA to power with a clear majority, the...

Can India afford to ignore OBOR

India's decision to not join the One Belt One Road (OBOR) or Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) Summit in Beijing (May 14-16) is not...

Mamata’s China trip: Chinese consul hopeful

China has not given up on the proposed trip of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, its consul-general in Calcutta Ma Jhanwu has said. Jhanwu...

India looking at an anti-Pakistan front!

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s sharp initial focus on improving relations with countries in the neighbourhood, evident when he invited South Asian presidents and prime...

Chinese envoy repeats friendship offer to India

For the second time this year, Chinese ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui has come up with a concrete plan to break the jinx causing...

Repeal AFSPA in India

The draconian Indian law, Armed Forces Special Powers Act or AFSPA, has wiped out the human face of counter-insurgency in the country’s many conflict...

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...