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#Raisina Files: Seeking a sense of balance in a tilted, multipolar and technicolour world

Mar 01, 2016

#Raisina Files: Seeking a sense of balance in a tilted, multipolar and technicolour world

This is part of a series of special essays brought to you by Firstpost ahead of the #Raisina Dialogue that begins in New Delhi on Tuesday. #Raisina is India's first MEA sponsored global conclave on geopolitics and geoeconomics #United Nations #globalisation #BRICs #CriticalPoint #RCEP #Raisina #RaisinaDialogue #OBOR #TPP #TTIP #Samir Saran #Abhijnan Rej
PM Modi's visit has shored up Moscow's insecurities, but a transformation in India-Russia relations awaits

Dec 25, 2015

PM Modi's visit has shored up Moscow's insecurities, but a transformation in India-Russia relations awaits

On the surface of it, India-Russia relations appear to be cooling: The United States and Israel have dramatically increased weapons sales to India, Delhi has been keen on joint military exercises with Washington, Canberra, and Tokyo of late, and France is emerging as an important partner in defence, energy, and industry #Narendra Modi #BRICs #CriticalPoint #Vladimir Putin #UN Security Council #Bilateral trade #India–Russia relations #air defence systems #Arms Trade
Russia remains India's 'principal partner' in defence: PM Narendra Modi

Dec 23, 2015

Russia remains India's 'principal partner' in defence: PM Narendra Modi

Assuring Russia that it will remain India's "principal partner" in defence sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the two strategic partners are working together for joint manufacture of advanced defence equipment in India under the 'Make in India' initiative. #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Russia #BRICs #Vladimir Putin
Optimistic about Russia visit, it will deepen ties, tweets PM Modi

Dec 23, 2015

Optimistic about Russia visit, it will deepen ties, tweets PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that he is "very optimistic" about his visit to Russia for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. #India #Narendra Modi #Russia #BRICs #NewTracker #Vladimir Putin
India, Pakistan demand action against international terrorism at Shanghai meet

Dec 15, 2015

India, Pakistan demand action against international terrorism at Shanghai meet

India and Pakistan on Tuesday struck a rare united stand to forge collective action to curb terrorism at the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO) meeting in China where New Delhi also called on Islamabad to end cross-border terrorism and external interference in Afghanistan. #India #China #Terrorism #Pakistan #New Delhi #NewsTracker #BRICs #Nawaz Sharif #Islamabad #VK Singh #Shanghai #SCO #Li Keqiang #Shanghai Co-operation Organisation #Kazakhstan's Prime Minister Karim Masimov #Kyrgyz Prime Minister Temir Sariyev #Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev #Tajik Prime Minister Qohir Rasulzoda #First Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Rustam Azimov
Survey finds 76% of Indian adults not well verse with basic financial concepts

Dec 15, 2015

Survey finds 76% of Indian adults not well verse with basic financial concepts

Global survey results from S&P come following interviews of more than 150,000 adults across over 140 countries #S&P #BRICs #financial literacy
India ranks 130 among 188 countries in Human Development Index in latest UNDP report

Dec 14, 2015

India ranks 130 among 188 countries in Human Development Index in latest UNDP report

India continued to rank low in the Human Development Index (HDI), climbing just one notch to the 130th rank in the latest UNDP report. #India #United Nations #NewsTracker #BRICs #Education #Human Development Index #life expectancy #per capita income #UNDP #HDI
First Brics Media Summit in Beijing calls for global coordination to tackle terrorism

Dec 01, 2015

First Brics Media Summit in Beijing calls for global coordination to tackle terrorism

Leaders of 25 media organisations from BRICS countries today made a strong pitch for reaching consensus to help deal with issues like terrorism and climate change as well as rapid technological changes. #Terrorism #NewsTracker #BRICs #Beijing #BRICS media summit
PM Modi calls for comprehensive global strategy to end funding channels of terror groups

Nov 16, 2015

PM Modi calls for comprehensive global strategy to end funding channels of terror groups

Joining world leaders in calling for joint action against terrorism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday sought steps to choke financing, supply of arms and communication channels of terrorists and enhance global cooperation to check use of cyber networks by militant groups. #Terrorism #Narendra Modi #BRICs #TheySaidIt #Modi #Turkey #G20 #Paris attacks