Daily Archives: April 18, 2017

Suu Kyi contemplating China prospect after strained relation with the west

Aung San Suu Kyi, the de-facto leader of Myanmar’s NLD government is now facing a dilemma in her relationship with the West, which analysts point out may impact the...

India issues passports to Tibetan refugees, China asks to honour ‘solemn’ promises

India has decided to give passports to Tibetan refugees born in India. The decision has come in wake of the growing tension between China and India over the Dalai...

If India does not discard protectionist policy, China will retaliate

Beijing has called upon India to renounce protectionist measures against Chinese smartphones, asserting that China will be forced to take counter measures if New Delhi continues their inequitable policy...

‘India is what it is because of Sardar Patel’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel for redrawing the Indian map after independence “to give us what it (country) is today”. “If we live in India with pride...

India’s Modi wants to lift the curtain on ties with Israel

Ever since India established diplomatic ties with Israel 25 years ago, not a single Indian premier has visited the Jewish state. PM Narendra Modi wants to change it, highlighting...

India helped SL fight war against LETE without being asked to

India had helped Sri Lanka fight the war against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) even without being asked to, says former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa in...

Bonhomie with China reflects only economic interests, Nepal assures India

President Bhandari’s visit is likely to strengthen the bilateral ties between India and Nepal which are far from smooth as some sections of the Nepalese people blame the Indian...

Help India, Pakistan to resolve Kashmir issue: Pak PM Nawaz Sharif to US NSA

US President Donald Trump's national security adviser H.R. McMaster met Pakistan's prime minister Nawaz Sharif and emphasised "the need to confront terrorism in all its forms" on Monday. "General McMaster...

Names of three Indian nationals emerge in retired Army officer’s disappearance

Names of three Indian nationals emerged on Monday in connection with the mysterious disappearance of Lt Col Habib Zahir, a former Pakistan Army officer who went missing in Nepal...

Delhi-Centre spat: Supreme Court may set up Constitution Bench

The Delhi government requested the Supreme Court on Monday to set up a five-judge Constitution Bench at the earliest to decide its pleas challenging the Delhi High Court verdict...
Subir Bhaumik on Bangali solution

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 Delhi is concerned) has left...