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Rex Tillerson to have big regional agenda during India visit

Regional issues could take precedence over bilateral ones, as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives New Delhi on Tuesday (Oct 24). He is expected...

Rex Tillerson may club visits to India, Pakistan

U.S. Secretary of State to visit both countries in one trip, resuming a practice that New Delhi particularly dislikes U.S. Secretary of State Rex...

Bali action puts India on other side of the Rohingya debate

India’s decision to reject a joint statement by the World Parliamentary Forum in Indonesia, that included references to human rights in Myanmar in its...

Naming JeM, LeT not new

The BRICS declaration at Xiamen, that included a paragraph on terror has been hailed as a major shift of China’s policy of protecting Pakistan...

Ex-president flags presence of Chinese warships in Male

Nasheed cautions India on Beijing’s growing role in Indian Ocean island including in strategic infrastructure projects The presence of three Chinese Naval warships in...

India moves to revive TAPI gas pipeline

New Delhi to host the next panel meet India will host the next steering committee meeting of the proposed 1,814 kilometre-long Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas...

In South Asia, be the Un-China

India needs to rekindle the SAARC process in order to secure historical affinity with its neighbours As the stand-off between the Indian and Chinese militaries enters its...

The crossroads at the Doklam plateau

There are many strings that tie Bhutan to India in a special and unique relationship, but none are as strong as the ones laid...

The only way to deal with the Chinese is directly, says...

As the stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops in controversial territory of the Doklam plateau enters its second month, former National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon,...

We have to keep the door open for possibilities: Abdul Basit

Abdul Basit’s tenure as Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India began in March 2014, a few months before the NDA government assumed office. The last...

India to weather Qatar storm now

By severing ties with Qatar, the Saudi-led coalition has declared a diplomatic war with the Emirate. This will not just strain ties within the...

We want India in peace process, says Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas

Palestinian President calls for international involvement in peace making. In an interview to The Hindu, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says Israel is working against...

India’s stance on forum irks China

India risks being “isolated” if it decides not to attend the Chinese Belt and Road Forum on May 14-15, a senior Chinese official said,...

Russia’s move to bring peace in Afghanistan is certainly a welcome...

For years, former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has been outspoken in his criticism of U.S. action in the war on terror. But in the...

Speak in our own voice

In mid-January, a week before he resigned as U.S. Ambassador to India, Richard Verma held an unusual dinner at his residence, inviting the Minister...

India journeys from multilateral to bilateral

Donald Trump’s win in the U.S. presidential elections, Britain’s Brexit vote, Russia’s successes in Syria, Chinese actions in South China Sea and North Korea’s...

A doctrine of unpredictability

In a rapidly changing world, the Modi government’s foreign policy will require much more imagination than the shock-and-awe tactics of the past two and...