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Jan 04, 2019
At Prayagraj Kumbh Mela, sadhus urge Modi govt to destroy Pakistan's nukes, end caste-based reservationSadhus gathered in Prayagraj for the Kumbh Mela 2019 have urged the Narendra Modi government to take decisive steps to remove caste-based reservation as it is spreading hatred in the society while stressing on the need to destroy nuclear weapons of Pakistan for peace in the region
Dec 18, 2018
India announces $1.4 bn as financial aid to Maldives; leaders commit to be ‘mindful’ of concerns for stability in regionWith Maldives reeling under mounting Chinese debt, India on Monday announced a $1.4 billion financial assistance to the island nation and inked four pacts with it after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maldivian president Ibrahim Mohamed Solih held "successful" talks with an aim to reset ties.
Oct 13, 2018
Nirmala Sitharaman hits out at Pakistan, says terror infrastructure in neighbourhood 'testing India's patience'Nirmala Sitharaman said areas of continued violence and instability in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region, as well as parts of West Asia and Africa, have functioned as incubators of virulent manifestations of terrorism.
Sep 07, 2018
Rupee in free fall: A weaker currency may be a temporary setback, but can check Chinese importsA weaker rupee can help check reckless import of everything from smartphones to olives and chocolates and can provide a healthy overall macroeconomic protection to local manufacturers
Jun 26, 2018
Seychelles president in India: Danny Faure holds 'frank' talks with Narendra Modi, agrees to work on Assumption Island dealSeychelles president Danny Faure held talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his trip to India and signed six agreements during his visit to India.
Jun 01, 2018
Narendra Modi in Singapore: PM calls China 'pivotal partner' in trade, says differences must not become disputesEmphasising on how the India-China cooperation is expanding, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called China a pivotal partner to India at the keynote address at the Shangri-La dialogue.
Mar 19, 2018
India-French joint naval exercise 'Varuna-18' begins off Goa coast, to include anti-submarine and air defence exercisesThe India-French joint naval exercise, "Varuna-18", commenced on Monday in the Arabian Sea off the Goa coast and will include anti-submarine, air defence and asymmetric engagement exercises, a navy official said.
Mar 15, 2018
Xi Jinping and China's growing ambition requires India to quickly re-examine its neighbourhood policiesThe 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?
Feb 26, 2018
China's 'covert' Maldives observatory raises red flags in India, poses threat to safety and freedom of Indian Ocean sea lanesMaldives opposition has claimed that China is building a joint observatory station there, with military capabilities and provisions for a submarine base.
Feb 22, 2018
Maldives crisis: India must intervene militarily if Abdulla Yameen rebuffs peaceful mediation; masterly inactivity will embolden ChinaIf New Delhi allows status-quo to be perpetuated in the Maldives, India's image as a potential superpower will receive a severe beating