India-And-World

What ‘America First’ means for India

India’s consistent demand on the U.S. to bring more pressure on Pakistan on terror could be met with demand for Indian boots on the ground in Afghanistan


Implement WTO’s Nairobi Ministerial decisions: India

Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said she would soon take up with World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director General Roberto Azevêdo the need to ensure that processes on outstanding issues


China’s new ballistic missile has India in range

China’s newly-formed Rocket Force has conducted an exercise with advanced DF-16 medium-range ballistic missile that has a range of over 1,000 km and could target a number countries in the neighbourhoo


Saab pitches to supply naval fighter

The 11th edition of Aero India will begin at the Yelahanka Air Force Station in Bengaluru on February 14


A season to repair relations

A true indicator of Chinese positivity would be approval for India to open a Trade Office in Lhasa in place of the old Consulate General that operated there till ’62


H-1B Visa reform bill has some takeaways for Indians

The recommendations may turn out to be beneficial in parts at least, say consultants


Pakistan ‘negligent’ on water dispute with India: Report

A report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has held Pakistan responsible for its negligence in conducting a sound analysis of water issues with India.


Kathmandu meet to finalise SAARC budget, agenda

Diplomats say the meeting is critical as it will require consensus among members


‘U.S. visa rules to hit Indian IT majors’

Proposed bill aims to double wages of H-1B visa holders


The hidden agenda of benevolence

If the UBI is about reducing inequality and poverty, then there are many things the state could do at a fraction of what it would cost


CIA assessed impact of Rajiv’s killing as early as 1986: Report

Five years before Rajiv Gandhi was killed in 1991, the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency had prepared a very detailed and thorough “brief” on what would happen if he is assassinated or makes an “abrupt departure” from the Indian political scene.


In the land of the Bugtis

When India in October 2015 confirmed the presence of a Baloch activist, a representative of Nawabzada Hyrbyair Marri, in Delhi, causing outrage in Pakistan


Getting ties with UAE on track

Strong words are no substitute for action, however, and the strategic partnership that India envisions with the UAE must be based on clarity and concrete measures.


Bracing for the bull run

It is not even taming the bull. You hold on to the hump. Not too tight, because the bull then controls you. Not too loose, because you’re then thrown off - R. Kannan of Palamedu


Impressive start to Partnership Summit

128 Memoranda of Understanding signed for an investment of about Rs. 4.25 lakh crore on day one


Make in India, add value in Ireland

Until a few years ago, Indian firms had only a small footprint in Ireland, but that has begun to change as the EU nation has made a concerted effort to attract businesses - particularly from the IT, p


India, UAE sign strategic partnership pact

However, there was no agreement on a massive investment in the infrastructure sector of India


India hopes for $75-bn infra fund from UAE

India and the UAE are expected to announce more than a dozen agreements as they spell out their strategic partnership on Wednesday


Ukraine’s Deputy PM to join R-Day celebrations

In a move that is expected to draw sharp attention from Moscow, India will hold bilateral discussions with a major Ukrainian leader on January 26.


The voice of Modi’s foreign policy

Jaishankar has made a mark not just for carrying out Modi’s foreign policy but also articulating it