The main objective of Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar’s two-day visit to Bangladesh is to scrutinize the defense capability of Bangladesh, according to sources in the Foreign Ministry.
Indian tension reaches a... More
"Despotic and authoritarian" is how Nobel Laureate and Bharat Ratna Amartya Sen describes the decision to abruptly ban 500- and 1000-rupee notes. "The alleged objective of dealing with black money is... More
A Pew survey published recently on Indian attitudes shows that nearly half of respondents across the border do not approve of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's policies concerning Pakistan.
The survey aims... More
With the latest incident, 89 personnel, including several officers, have been ‘killed in action’ in Jammu and Kashmir this year.
The dramatic increase in number of casualties among security force personnel in... More
On a two-day visit to Pakistan last week, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed a joint session of the Parliament for the first time since parts of the Turkish military unsuccessfully... More
“Oh brothers look, look at this” narrator says as he takes pictures of a burned house. The bodies were clearly visible midst of ash and mud. This is one the few... More
With uproar running high over wiping out of 86 percent Indian money, parliamentary and assembly by-election results are out for several important states. Ruling party candidates of those states won these... More
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's upcoming visit to India will mark the beginning of a new framework for a security agreement between two countries. To finalize the initial concept of this... More
The electricity sector is a major focal point in Myanmar now. After Suu Key government came to power they are focusing on employment and growth of the economy. One of the... More
India, the largest country in South Asia, has always been alert about its own military defense. Although this was one of the architect nations in the neutral alliance during cold war,... More
On 8 November, Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave only four hours' notice that virtually all the cash in the world's seventh-largest economy would be effectively worthless.
The Indian government likes to use... More
How much impact would Russia have over the ongoing tension between the south Asian countries is under assessment once more. During the long cold war, Soviet Union was India’s strategic ally.... More
China wants to take steps to improve its relations with India. Beijing is also interested in reducing the diplomatic gap between these two neighboring countries. Indian National Security Advisor Ajit Doval... More
Is Bangladesh looking for a new track of foreign relationship? Some of the recent events are being analyzed in the light of this question. Along with India, Bangladesh played a vital... More
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious South Asian satellite project, announced two years ago, is likely to miss the December deadline as the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch... More
The in-equality in housing facilities of South Asia has been a major challenge for recent years. While urbanization should offer the prospect of a better life, many urban dwellers end up... More
New Delhi: India is asserting its sovereignty in the Tawang region, claimed by China, through aggressive diplomacy. After sending invite to 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso, Arunachal Pradesh welcomed US’ top... More
India and four other countries pulled out of the 19th summit of the
South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) which was to
be held in Islamabad in November. This was a fallout... More
South Asia Staff
Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) meets with his Bangladeshi counterpart Abdul Hamid in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 14, 2016.
CHINESE President Xi Jinping on Saturday completed a two-day state visit to Bangladesh,... More