With less than ten days left for the Moscow meeting on Afghan peace, a heated exchange between Russia and the US has made the peace further uncertain. Russia sees the US... More
With a possible defense deal between Bangladesh and India in the pipeline, stakeholders on both sides of the border wait with bated breath to see what actually materializes. The forthcoming India... More
The Maldivian opposition leader, Mohamed Nasheed, is optimistic about ousting President Abdulla Yameen through the constitutional parliamentary route because parliament is now going the opposition’s way, as seen in the vote... More
If cricket is a game of “glorious uncertainties” even for the best teams, so is politics. And as the late Indian political maverick George Fernandez told this writer: “No politician can... More
Malaysia is looking to expand investment in India across sectors such as infrastructure, telecom, IT, banking, ecommerce and healthcare, according to the Southeast Asian nation's trade and industry minister, Mustapa Mohamed.
For decades Myanmar's people dreamed of democracy, but a year into office Aung San Suu Kyi's elected government is struggling to revive a sluggish economy and shake off the vestiges of... More
The Chinese Consul General in Kolkata, Ma Zhanwu has told India that China will be compelled to take action if India did not cancel Dalai Lama's trip to Arunachal Pradesh scheduled... More
Pakistan will not attend the forthcoming session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) beginning in Bangladesh from Saturday (1 April) due to uneasy and tense relationship between the two neighbouring South Asian... More
India has long considered some South Asian countries, Bangladesh included, as part of its area of influence, but a constantly changing situation - in which economic ties between South Asia and... More
Amid preparation for a multinational conference in Moscow on Afghan peace, Russia has urged Kabul to start direct talks with the Taliban. Meanwhile, the US prepares to expand its operations in... More
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday was emphatic that that he will not make any “war hero” a suspect in cases of alleged war crimes and opined that it was the... More
The Indian Navy commissioned the first of its eight-landing craft utility (LCU) at the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, close to the Malacca Strait. LCUs are meant to transport military equipment like... More
After the astonishing success in recently held state elections in India, Babri Masjid demolition case could become a major setback for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The incident that left... More
India and Russia decided to terminate a bilateral defense program on 24 March according to a senior Russian official. This so-called Multi-Role Transport Aircraft (MTA) program was aimed at developing and... More
The West Bengal government will return to its rigid stance against the Teesta water sharing agreement. This was evident in the strong protest voiced by Trinamool Congress in parliament on Monday.
It’s now all about ‘New India’.
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi is no fool. When the luster of his party’s ‘India Shining’ slogan wore off fast and proved to be a... More
China and Pakistan’s security concern in Asia & Pacific region is getting even more aligned with the recent developments. Due to strategic polarization relationship of Asian and south Asian countries, US-Pak... More
Despite the legacy of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, father of independent India’s Constitution and first Law and Justice Minister who initiated his relentless campaign against social discrimination of the Dalits, the spectre... More
Sandwiched between Iran, China, India and Afghanistan, Pakistan lives in a complicated neighborhood with a variety of security issues. One of the nine known states known to have nuclear weapons, Pakistan’s... More
Aung San Suu Kyi’s civilian government is now facing its most critical test since coming to power a year ago. It is also a major personal trial for the Lady –... More
An expert on climate change, food security and agriculture warned this week that South Asia should consider the seriousness of extreme weather patterns that is being seen throughout the region and... More
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