Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, NRC: Why history of Partition holds key to our understanding of today's political moves
A massive debate has broken out over the passing of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in Parliament. The arguments are no longer restricted only to words on social media and drawing room conversations. There are already violent street protests in parts of Northeast India.
India's foreign policy for next 5 years: Expanding bilateral ties with Bangladesh vital for New Delhi's 'Act East' targets
The biggest threat to ties between New Delhi and Dhaka isn't Beijing. Bangladesh has thus far managed an admirable balance between India and China, without giving either country the cold shoulder.
Indian Ocean Conference: Sushma Swaraj says India giving top priority to building connectivity in immediate neighbourhood
India is now devoting more resources and assigning greater priority to building connectivity in its immediate neighbourhood, Sushma Swaraj has said.
Full text of Narendra Modi's speech at Rising India Summit: PM stresses on development of eastern India, public participation in schemes
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on a wide range of issues while addressing News18's Rising India Summit in New Delhi. Right from discussing the need to bring development to the eastern region of the country to taking electricity and welfare schemes to the unreachable, Modi touched on several key issues plaguing India
Narendra Modi spoke on a range of issues — including the government's focus on the eastern region on the country, major social welfare schemes and electrification.
Narendra Modi inaugurates investors' summit in Assam, says India is now most preferred investment destination
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government has undertaken many path-breaking economic reforms, making the country the most preferred investment destination.
Narendra Modi addresses Assam's Global Investors' Summit, says North East at heart of 'Act East' policy
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the North East is at the heart of India's 'Act East olicy' for connecting to Southeast Asia and build trade and people-to-people ties with the Asean bloc.
Narendra Modi holds talks with Hun Sen: India, Cambodia agree to enhance maritime cooperation, combat terrorism
In keeping with New Delhi's Act East Policy which has Southeast Asia as its central focus, India and Cambodia agreed to enhance maritime cooperation while deciding to combat the menace of terrorism together.
On Republic Day, Narendra Modi pens editorial on 'shared values, common destiny'; published in 27 ASEAN newspapers
As the ASEAN leaders joined President Ram Nath Kovind and Modi at the Republic Day parade, making it an unprecedented event, 27 newspapers from the ASEAN countries published an editorial by prime minister Narendra Modi.
Narendra Modi inaugurated road and power projects in Mizoram and Meghalaya to accelerate development in the north eastern states
Japanese envoy terms India 'indispensable strategic partner,' says bilateral relations are at their 'best ever'
Stating that the focus on strategic issues is shifting from the Pacific Ocean to India and the Indian Ocean, Japanese Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu has said that his country has placed India at the centre of its Indo-Pacific policy.
Mizoram Governor Lt Gen (Retd) Nirbhay Sharma expressed optimism that President Ram Nath Kovind's visit to the state would bring several issues concerning it to the forefront.
Ram Nath Kovind says Centre's Act East policy aims to provide access to new markets for 'special' Mizoram
Hailing Mizoram as "special", President Ram Nath Kovind said it is the focus of the Centre's Act East Policy that aims at providing access to new markets for the state.
Union minister Kiren Rijiju said India has "good relations" with China and there is "enough space" for both countries to work together. He said that India believed in keeping friendly relations with its neighbours and was approaching with "the correct policy" in the North East.
Amid Rohingya crisis, Narendra Modi's Myanmar visit to have significant impact on regional geo-politics
Narendra Modi's visit to Myanmar assumes significance because it comes in the backdrop of India's decision to deport the Rohingya Muslims.
Sushma Swaraj says BIMSTEC bloc is India's 'natural choice' for Act East, Neighbourhood First policies
Sushma Swaraj, in her address at the 15th Ministerial BIMSTEC Meeting in Kathmandu, also said that the grouping is collectively working on strategies to counter the scourge of terrorism and violent extremism
50 years of ASEAN: India's partnership with grouping leaves much to be desired in terms of economic, security cooperation
New Delhi has planned a series of events, including signing of an air services agreement to commemorate 25 years of dialogue partnership with ASEAN.
China feels that the Narendra Modi government is too assertive and needs to be taught a lesson. India is signaling that if Beijing wants to play, New Delhi is ready.
NERCPA has urged the Centre to create a separate ministry for "Act East" policy to speed up development of northeast region and improve economic links with neighbouring countries
After bagging the strategically important Chabahar Port in Iran, the government is looking eastwards and is in discussions with Bangladesh to develop a similar facility in Paira.