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Don't get mad with China, get even by initiating tough land and labour reforms
World

Don't get mad with China, get even by initiating tough land and labour reforms

A new, unflattering stance in Chinese media has predictably triggered an angry response from India in the backdrop of an increasingly fractious relationship between two south Asian neighbours. As India grapples with a yawning trade imbalance and struggles to maintain equilibrium with an assertive China's geopolitical ambitions, the 'media war' has added a new dimension to the rivalry.

What are you chest-thumping about, Congress asks govt on Brics
India

What are you chest-thumping about, Congress asks govt on Brics

Congress on Wednesday dismissed government's claim of isolation of Pakistan at the just-concluded Brics summit and asked what was it chest-thumping about.

Brics Summit: PM Modi slams Pakistan, calls it the 'mothership' of terrorism
India

Brics Summit: PM Modi slams Pakistan, calls it the 'mothership' of terrorism

The issue of cross-border terrorism remained a focal point in all the speeches of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he urged the Brics nations to work together in their fight against the global menace of terror.

Brics Summit as it happened: One country in India's neighbourhood embraces and radiates terrorism, says PM Modi
India

Brics Summit as it happened: One country in India's neighbourhood embraces and radiates terrorism, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Goa on Friday to attend the two day long Brics summit.

Full text of PM Narendra Modi's speech at Brics Leaders' Plenary Session
World

Full text of PM Narendra Modi's speech at Brics Leaders' Plenary Session

Outlining his thoughts for positive direction and strong momentum of intra-Brics engagement, Prime Minister Modi, while addressing the Brics Leaders' Plenary Session, said, "In a world of new security challenges and continuing economic uncertainties, Brics stands as a beacon of peace, potential and promise." Here is the full text of the PM's welcome remarks.

Lessons from Brics 2016: Old friends are good, but China is keen to contain India
India

Lessons from Brics 2016: Old friends are good, but China is keen to contain India

Whether or not Saarc moves forward, and how potential alternatives to Saarc develop, is a major part of China’s game of encirclement. China has invested a range of resources in the subcontinent.

Brics summit Day 2: PM Modi refers to Pakistan, calls it 'mothership of terrorism'
India

Brics summit Day 2: PM Modi refers to Pakistan, calls it 'mothership of terrorism'

Modi called on Brics countries to work together for early adoption of a Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism and step up practical cooperation against terrorism.

Brics summit Day 2: PM Modi, Sri Lankan President Sirisena hold bilateral meeting
World

Brics summit Day 2: PM Modi, Sri Lankan President Sirisena hold bilateral meeting

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena held a bilateral meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ahead of the BRICS-Bimstec Outreach Summit.

Full text of PM Modi's address at India-Russia joint meet ahead of Brics summit
Politics

Full text of PM Modi's address at India-Russia joint meet ahead of Brics summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed a joint statement in Goa on Friday on the sidelines of the two-day long Brics summit. Below is the full text of PM Modi's address at the joint meet.