Articles by Rajeev Sharma
Oct 16, 2015
Modi government to try out a clever bit of sartorial diplomacy at India-Africa summitIn an unusual form of diplomacy, never practiced by India thus far, the Modi government is going ahead with a plan to have a collective photograph of all the leaders from the African continent wearing kurtas.
Oct 12, 2015
Hits and misses in Sushma Swaraj’s logjam-breaking visit to MaldivesSushma Swaraj, who has consciously been keeping a low profile as foreign minister for last over 16 months, has just completed a delicate mission with the conclusion of her two-day visit to Maldives on Sunday.
Oct 09, 2015
Modi to score big point with Africa Summit as record number of 51 countries confirm participationPrime Minister Narendra Modi is out to make a point to the international community a little over a fortnight from now when his government hosts India's biggest ever diplomatic spectacle at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi stadium: the third India Africa Forum Summit.
Oct 07, 2015
Is it East Pakistan versus West Pakistan moment for Nepal?Array
Sep 25, 2015
As next permanent envoy to UN, Syed Akbaruddin's focus will be India's permanent membership in UNSCSyed Akbaruddin, India's best-ever foreign office spokesperson, has been hand-picked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be the next permanent representative of India to the United Nations.
Sep 23, 2015
Sushma Swaraj paves the way for Modi with US acknowledging Pak-based terrorThe Narendra Modi government has hit the ground running in its high-level engagement with the United States which has just started.
Sep 22, 2015
Ajit Doval wades into the frame as India calls its Nepal Envoy for consultationsThe Indian response has gone beyond the MEA's usual conventional bounds and Oli’s shenanigans are now under a scanner by National Security Adviser Ajit Doval.
Sep 18, 2015
Ahead of UNGA, Pakistan army chief harps on Kashmir: Islamabad just desperate to get attentionThis must be the hundredth time that Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif has spoken of Kashmir as the “unfinished agenda” of partition. His latest remark was made at a ceremony at the General Headquarters, Rawalpindi on 8 September 2015 to commemorate the 1965 war with India.
Sep 07, 2015
Myanmar elections in November will be under scanner, could signal evolution of polityMyanmar will be under the scanner of the international community — particularly India — in around two months when it goes to the polls in November
Sep 06, 2015
Not the last word on OROP: Execution gets green signal, but protest is far from overIn the 16th month of its 60-month tenure, the Modi government has finally come up with a concrete roadmap for implementing the vexed issue of OROP scheme that had been hanging fire for last over four decades.