Tablighi Jamaat case and Indonesia: How India's domestic politics is adversely affecting its foreign policy agenda
India's domestic political situation has the potential to create a major foreign policy turmoil in the coming years especially from the least expected corners such as Indonesia and the ASEAN. If that happens, New Delhi may bid adieu to its eastward ambitions.
North East India will be gateway to Southeast Asia, says Narendra Modi in address to Indian diaspora in Thailand ahead of RCEP summit
North East India is being developed as a gateway to Southeast Asia under Central government's Act East Policy (AEP), Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday while addressing an event in Thailand
Mutually beneficial RCEP trade deal in India's interest, have put forward 'reasonable proposals', Narendra Modi tells Bangkok newspaper
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India is 'clear' that a mutually beneficial RCEP, in which all sides gain reasonably, is in interests of the country and of all nations involved in the negotiation
Narendra Modi embarks on three-day Thailand visit for ASEAN Summit, other multilateral events; says will ensure India's interests protected in RCEP
The prime minister said he will be reviewing with ASEAN partners, India cooperative activities, and examining plans for strengthening ASEAN and ASEAN-led mechanisms, enhancing connectivity (sea, land, air, digital and people-to-people), deepening economic partnerships, and expanding maritime cooperation.
Sarbananda Sonowal urges North Eastern Council to play important role in implementation of ‘Act East Policy’
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday urged the North Eastern Council (NEC) to play an important role in the implementation of the ‘Act East Policy’ with focus on issues relating to trade, investment, tourism and connectivity.
Sushma Swaraj set high standards for MEA by taking diplomacy to people, was always just a tweet away
Swaraj — who was also the most followed foreign minister in the world — took several path-breaking measures during her term, such as the expansion of the passport infrastructure and the enhanced engagement with the Look East policy.
India's foreign policy for next 5 years: New Delhi must stave off Chinese influence on Myanmar through trade, development assistance
The Modi government has much to look forward to in Myanmar, largely based on the significant amount of work it has already accomplished.
India doesn’t really want to get into talks with Pakistan; it’s looking beyond, to engage with the region as a whole
S Jaishankar left no space for doubt that regional connectivity will form a big part of the foreign policy of NDA-II
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar faces trial by fire in dealing with Donald Trump's curveball on preferential trade status
S Jaishankar must now not only dig deep into his bag of experience and expertise but also involve other government departments.
S Jaishankar's appointment as foreign minister reveals Narendra Modi's mindset on trust, acumen and leadership
There is a dovetailing of vision between India's new foreign minister S Jaishankar and Prime Minister Narendra when it comes to shaping India’s destiny as a leading power and projection of that power in a bipolar Asia
In Narendra Modi government's second innings, India's Act East Policy all set to take on a military colour
Returned to the saddle earlier this month with a massive mandate, the Narendra Modi-led NDA government's second innings is starting off with the according of primacy to the BIMSTEC effort
India seeks to deepen ties with South Korea: Trade, security among reasons for both nations to draw closer
The growing depth and harmony between the two nations can be attributed to the synthesis between New Delhi's Act East Policy and South Korea's New Southern Policy.
Slow progress mars Mizoram-Myanmar Kaladan project as India misses deadline for road third time in a row
The multi-crore Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project envisioned as a key component of the Act East Policy has missed the deadline for the third consecutive time in Mizoram
Narendra Modi to be awarded the Seoul Peace Prize for his contribution to world peace through an economic vision
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be honoured with the Seoul Peace Prize, 2018 for his contribution to world peace through his economic vision. Modi will become the 14th recipient of the coveted award.
Local groups in Meghalaya stall key railway projects demanding Inner Line Permit to prevent 'influx' of illegal migrants
An NF Railway official says that opposition by local groups to the resumption of work in the project in Meghalaya brings in elements of uncertainty over timely completion as well as utilisation of funds.
India-China maritime talks signify improved ties, but quad remains key to effective Indo-Pacific strategy
The maritime dialogue with China assumes particular significance given Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent articulation of India’s strategic vision of the Indo-Pacific region at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore
Ram Nath Kovind says India undertaking direct road links with South East Asian nations under 'Act East' policy
President Ram Nath Kovind said that India, under the "Act East" policy, has undertaken direct road links with southeast Asian nations to boost connectivity.
Defence cooperation between India and Thailand is set to get a boost with the armies of the two countries all set to engage in a two-week annual war game to enhance battle efficiency of the two Asian states.
In Jakarta, Narendra Modi says India and Indonesia will double efforts to take bilateral trade to $50 billion by 2025
As India and Indonesia agreed to have a "shared vision" on maritime co-operation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that the two countries will double their efforts to make their bilateral trade reach $50 billion by 2025.
Narendra Modi leaves for Indonesia ahead of Malaysia and Singapore visits; PM set to meet Joko Widodo tomorrow
Prime Minister Narendra Modi left on Tuesday for Indonesia on a five-day three-nation tour of Southeast Asia that will take him to Malaysia and Singapore.