There have been six telephonic conversations between the two leaders since November 2019, to date apart from virtual meetings for multilateral summits.
How Vladimir Putin’s visit will bring India and Russia closer despite New Delhi’s deepening ties with US
Minor differences, which cropped up due to India’s strategic shift and closer alliance with the US, would be put to rest during Vladimir Putin’s Delhi visit
We should stop politicising India’s farm sector as its crisis is far more fundamental and deep-rooted
More than 4 lakh farmers in India have committed suicide between 1995 and 2018 — one of the major cases of agrarian distress in the world
The virtual meet comes at a time when China and Russia have already established contact with the Taliban dispensation
The pandemic has taken an even greater toll on emerging economies already faced with poverty, inequality and underdevelopment, he added.
In his address, the prime minister also underlined the need for UN Security Council reform as well as multilateral bodies such as the WTO and the IMF
Russian deputy chief of mission Roman Babushkin said that the tensions between the two Asian powers can be misused by other players in their geo-political purposes
Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping to attend virtual BRICS summit in November; first meet since Ladakh stand-off
Both Modi and Xi have attended all summit meetings of the BRICS in the last few years. The two leaders had held a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the summit in Brazil last year.
The prime minister's last trip abroad was to Brazil, in November last year, to attend the BRICS Summit
At the meeting, the member nations agreed to further expand the dialogue on security issues, and to provide closer coordination among their respective law enforcement agencies
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While efforts are still on to further defuse tensions between India and China, Russia appears to be playing a key role in brokering peace.
The New Development Bank of the BRICS countries has fully disbursed USD one billion emergency assistance loan to India to help it contain the spread of COVID-19 and reduce human, social and economic losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic
What happened to Chandrayaan 2's Vikram lander, and four other things we learnt from the Lok Sabha Q&A with ISRO
Singh didn't divulge much specific information on the investigation into the lander's broken communication link or hard-landing.
BRICS is an idea whose time has come and gone; for India, the only benefit is an alternative platform for China outreach
The BRICS Summit returned to Brazil after five years — as per the rotational nature of venues among the five member States — this week (13 and 14 November)
Digital economy: Love of cash hinders govt's objectives; currency in circulation rises 17% to Rs 21 lakh cr post-demonetisation
The demonetisation got rid of old 500 and 1,000 rupee banknotes and Modi said that would boost the country’s digital economy, unearth unaccounted wealth and reduce the use of cash.
Narendra Modi woos business leaders at BRICS; urges them to invest in world's most open, investment friendly economy
Narendra Modi is in Brazil for the 11th BRICS Summit which will focus on building mechanisms for counter-terrorism cooperation and strengthen India's ties with the world's five major economies
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Amid the political stalemate in Maharashtra with Uddhav Thackeray entering into talks with Maha-agadhi allies – Nationalist Congress Party and Congress – to back Shiv Sena in forming government, the pre-poll alliance between the BJP and Shiv Sena looks precarious despite both parties formally refusing to call it quits.
Narendra Modi leaves for BRICS summit in Brazil, says focus will be on strengthening counter-terror cooperation, digital economy
The BRICS summit will focus on strengthening ties among the world's five major economies in key areas such as digital economy, science and technology, and also build mechanisms for counter-terrorism cooperation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday as he left for Brazil to attend the event
QS India University Rankings 2020: IIT Bombay tops for second consecutive year; IISc Bangalore second in list
The annual university rankings published by Quacquarelli Symonds were released on Wednesday and the QS India University Rankings saw several IITs dominating the list.
Narendra Modi arrives in Chennai ahead of 'informal' summit with Xi Jinping; Tamil Nadu governor, CM receive him at airport
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday reached Chennai to hold the second informal summit with Chinese president Xi Jinping, who is expected to arrive in the city later in the afternoon today.