Narendra Modi in Indonesia: PM looks to revive old friendship with focus on trade, maritime security
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s three-day official visit to Indonesia aims to revive the old warmth in the relationship that the two countries enjoyed for a long time with a focus on maritime ties and economic relations.
Sheikh Hasina in India: Bangladesh PM likely to bring up Rohingya crisis, Teesta water sharing with Narendra Modi
Sheikh Hasina is expected to arrive in Kolkata on 25 May for a two-day visit that will lay emphasis on the close cultural ties between the two countries, but her visit is also likely to lead to more substantive talks between the two leaders.
India-Mongolia ties on upswing: Sushma Swaraj’s visit takes forward outreach that began with Narendra Modi's tour in 2015
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s visit to Mongolia from 25-26 April takes forward the outreach that began with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s tour to Mongolia in 2015.
Act East policy: India seeks deepening ties with Myanmar as Narendra Modi embarks on first State visit in September
Modi’s visit has special significance as Myanmar is considered a key pillar in India’s Act East policy for greater integration with South East Asia.
The government of India has approved a proposal allowing NRIs to vote for their preferred candidates via e-postal ballots without requiring them to be physically present in their constituencies on polling day
Narendra Modi's Israel tour: New Delhi has shed its hesitation in acknowledging deepening ties with Jerusalem
Narendra Modi's visit to Israel will be high on symbolism, seeking to take the ties beyond the traditional emphasis on defence and security.
The external affairs minister is known to be social media savvy and was recently lauded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for her effective use of social media to help Indians abroad during times of distress
Mauritius and the Chagos Islanders have won a major victory at the United Nations in one of the last remaining issues related to decolonisation.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the US is likely to be a business-like visit. It will not include a gala diaspora event of the sort that has been a regular feature of Modi’s visits to foreign countries
Nepal’s newly elected Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba began his fourth term as prime minister on 7 June on a positive note after a smooth transition from the previous Maoist-led government of Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda.
India and Russia marked 70 years of diplomatic relations with a successful summit, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Russian president Vladimir Putin.
As Iran goes to the polls for the presidential election, President Hassan Rouhani would require a high turnout of voters to be re-elected.
China to hold grand Belt and Road Forum meet next week: Will India skip biggest diplomatic event of the year?
China’s Belt and Road Forum, the meeting to flag off its 'One Belt, One Road' proposal, titled 'Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation' on 14 May in Beijing is billed as the biggest diplomatic event of the year
Treating the assaults on Africans as “actions of a few criminals” is unlikely to assuage the African community at a time when the government has undertaken a major programme to reach out to African countries following the India-Africa Forum Summit in 2015.
South African president Jacob Zuma’s sacking of his well-respected Indian-origin finance minister Pravin Gordhan and other Cabinet ministers sets the stage for party elections later this year
Most countries with a large diaspora actively woo their overseas communities, but the diplomatic spat between Netherlands and Turkey has shown up the hazards of aggressively courting the diaspora.
The Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) is holding its first summit meeting in Jakarta on 5-7 March on the 20th anniversary of its formation.
About a hundred years ago in March 1917, a pernicious system of organised labour came to an end. The indenture system under which Indian men, women and children were contracted to work as agricultural labour in distant colonies was abolished in 1917 after a long agitation in India. The Indian indenture system was the largest organized migration of its time. From 1835 to 1917, over a million Indians were taken to British, French and Dutch colonies and put to work.
For defence minister Manohar Parrikar to talk loosely about India’s nuclear prowess at a time when the PM was en route Japan is unconscionable
India needs to change tack in its quest for membership of the Nuclear Supplier’s Group (NSG). Apart from concentrating on China, which had blocked its entry earlier this year, it also needs to focus on the half a dozen or more countries that had reservations over the admission process.