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Viewing India-Sri Lanka ties through prism of power game with China is reductive, overlooks countries' civilisational connect
India

Viewing India-Sri Lanka ties through prism of power game with China is reductive, overlooks countries' civilisational connect

It is now commonplace to view India-Sri Lanka bilateral ties through the lens of New Delhi’s great power game with Beijing.

India will have warm words for Sri Lanka's president Gotabaya Rajpaksa, but China's cash will talk louder
India

India will have warm words for Sri Lanka's president Gotabaya Rajpaksa, but China's cash will talk louder

Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa's visit to New Delhi comes in amidst the greatest assertion of Chinese power across the Indian Ocean since the 15th Century

India's muddled South Asia policy: Latest Pakistan saga is symptom of New Delhi's lack of long-term strategy
India

India's muddled South Asia policy: Latest Pakistan saga is symptom of New Delhi's lack of long-term strategy

An understanding of how India is (correctly or incorrectly) viewed by its neighbours, tempered with an acceptance of how the neighbourhood views China is imperative in the formation of a pragmatic foreign policy for the region

Xi Jinping and China's growing ambition requires India to quickly re-examine its neighbourhood policies
India

Xi Jinping and China's growing ambition requires India to quickly re-examine its neighbourhood policies

The recent past witnessed three disparate events that raised the same question: How well-prepared is India to meet the threat from China, its northern neighbour?

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 16 Tamil Nadu fishermen near Katchatheevu, seizes boats for fishing close to island nation
India

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 16 Tamil Nadu fishermen near Katchatheevu, seizes boats for fishing close to island nation

At least 16 Indian fishermen have been arrested and their four fishing trawlers seized for allegedly fishing in Sri Lanka's territorial waters near Katchatheevu islet

Sri Lanka rejects China's request to dock submarine in Colombo: Strategic realignment or a one-off?
World

Sri Lanka rejects China's request to dock submarine in Colombo: Strategic realignment or a one-off?

Sri Lanka has rejected China's request to dock a submarine in Colombo this month, two senior government officials said on Thursday as the Indian prime minister Narendra Modi landed in the island nation for a two-day visit

'Warm welcome by a close neighbour': Sushma Swaraj calls on Sri Lanka PM Wickremesinghe
World

'Warm welcome by a close neighbour': Sushma Swaraj calls on Sri Lanka PM Wickremesinghe

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe here on Friday, the first day of her two-day visit to this island nation

Jayalalithaa asks Modi for 'personal intervention' to free 15 fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka
World

Jayalalithaa asks Modi for 'personal intervention' to free 15 fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention to secure the release of nine Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan navy on 30 January

Wickremesinghe’s India visit could check Chinese influence in Sri Lanka
World

Wickremesinghe’s India visit could check Chinese influence in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s just-concluded India visit — before he had completed his first month in office — could help in keeping the Chinese dragon’s influence in the island nation under check.

Sri Lanka has potential to be India's strongest economic partner, say PM Modi
World

Sri Lanka has potential to be India's strongest economic partner, say PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said global confidence in India has been restored and the world's engagement with the country is at a "new level" during his Sri Lanka visit.

With Maithripala Sirisena, India's China headache in Sri Lanka may be finally over
World

With Maithripala Sirisena, India's China headache in Sri Lanka may be finally over

Early signals indicate that Maithripala Sirisena, Sri Lanka’s new President, is pursuing an India first policy, and this is a major set back for China.

If Rajapaksa flaunts Narendra Modi, Tamil leaders have Jayalalithaa
Politics

If Rajapaksa flaunts Narendra Modi, Tamil leaders have Jayalalithaa

No sooner than the chief minister of the northern province of Sri Lanka refused to join Mahinda Rajapaksa for the swearing in ceremony of prime minister Narendra Modi, one of the senior most leaders of the Sri Lankan Tamils, R Sampanthan, has asked for a meeting with Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa.

Why PM must attend CHOGM meet in Colombo
World

Why PM must attend CHOGM meet in Colombo

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be travelling to Sri Lanka to attend the 23rd Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Colombo (15-17 November).

Ask Sri Lanka to stop harassing our fishermen: Jaya to PM
India

Ask Sri Lanka to stop harassing our fishermen: Jaya to PM

Referring to the latest incident, Jayalalithaa said that fishermen in 45 boats fishing near Katchatheevu on 26 June were harassed by Sri Lankan Navy personnel.

DMK's TR Baalu demands carving out Tamil Eelam from Sri Lanka
India

DMK's TR Baalu demands carving out Tamil Eelam from Sri Lanka

He said India should prevail upon the UN and other international fora for carving out such a state.

Lanka resorts to stone attack; should we take Katchatheevu back?
India

Lanka resorts to stone attack; should we take Katchatheevu back?

The cases of harassment of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy personnel keep mounting despite the treaty terms of 1974.