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Sushma Swaraj set high standards for MEA by taking diplomacy to people, was always just a tweet away
World

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.

Narendra Modi in South Korea: After 2015's promise to 'Act East', PM and Moon Jae-in sign 6 MoUs to strengthen ties
World

Narendra Modi in South Korea: After 2015's promise to 'Act East', PM and Moon Jae-in sign 6 MoUs to strengthen ties

In a strong push to the bilateral relations between India and South Korea, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his two-day visit, held "constructive" talks with President Moon Jae-in on Friday on enhancing cooperation in key areas including trade, investment, defence, and security.

'Central ministers enjoy picnic, states pay bill': Meghalaya MLA takes jibe at lawmakers frequent visits to North East
India

'Central ministers enjoy picnic, states pay bill': Meghalaya MLA takes jibe at lawmakers frequent visits to North East

Under the direction of the prime minister, central ministers, since assuming office in 2014, have been visiting the North East states every fortnight to review the implementation of development schemes. "As they (ministers) come as guests, the state government bears the burden of their food and car rental expenses too," the MLA added.

Assam experts fret over River Basin Management Bill, fear Centre might usurp state's right over water
India

Assam experts fret over River Basin Management Bill, fear Centre might usurp state's right over water

Environmentalists are also raising concern over the fact that the bill does not address the downstream impact of the rivers.

Vijay Chauthaiwale's 'South Asia minus Pakistan' idea will work only if India matches ambition with implementation
India

Vijay Chauthaiwale's 'South Asia minus Pakistan' idea will work only if India matches ambition with implementation

Myanmar is strategically important for India because it provides the landlocked and development-hungry northeast with a gateway to ASEAN markets and a maritime opening but India's ambitious regional game has frequently been thwarted due to its inability to follow up on agreements and implement projects.

India's ASEAN overtures a calculated answer to China’s unrestrained expansionism in the Asia-Pacific region
India

India's ASEAN overtures a calculated answer to China’s unrestrained expansionism in the Asia-Pacific region

There is an urgent need for India and ASEAN to strengthen collaboration in cyber security strategies and security cooperation in the Indian Ocean Region.

Recent bypolls results show support for BJP's policies, suggest India has rejected corruption and misgovernance of Congress
Politics

Recent bypolls results show support for BJP's policies, suggest India has rejected corruption and misgovernance of Congress

The results of the bypolls in five seats across four states show that BJP's policies have found favour among voters

Narendra Modi to begin three-day visit to Philippines on Sunday, boosting trade and connectivity on agenda
India

Narendra Modi to begin three-day visit to Philippines on Sunday, boosting trade and connectivity on agenda

Boosting trade and connectivity will be among the key priorities as Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins a three-day visit to the Philippines on Sunday

Sikkim border stand-off: India is finally waking up to the reality that China is bolstering its infrastructure along LAC
India

Sikkim border stand-off: India is finally waking up to the reality that China is bolstering its infrastructure along LAC

India and China are once again at loggerheads but this time the location is not the disputed territories of Arunachal Pradesh and Ladakh but Sikkim, a state which Beijing recognises to be the part of India.

Chinese daily taunts New Delhi, says Bangladesh gaining nothing from India's growth
World

Chinese daily taunts New Delhi, says Bangladesh gaining nothing from India's growth

Bangladesh hasn't benefitted "very significantly" from India's economic growth and New Delhi may need to place more focus on looking East, a leading Chinese daily said

Chinese media suggests India, China, Myanmar should restore Stilwell road
World

Chinese media suggests India, China, Myanmar should restore Stilwell road

Chinese media suggests India, China and Myanmar should establish a joint dialogue mechanism to restore the Stilwell Road to revitalise trade in the region.

Robust ties between India and China will benefit US: Nominee for US envoy to India
World

Robust ties between India and China will benefit US: Nominee for US envoy to India

A healthy relationship between India and China is in the interest of America, nominee for US Ambassador to India has said.

India turned 'Look East' policy into 'Act East' policy: Modi in Myanmar
World

India turned 'Look East' policy into 'Act East' policy: Modi in Myanmar

PM Narendra Modi told world leaders that his government accorded high priority to turn India's erstwhile "Look East" policy into an "Act East" policy.

Modi interested in economic diplomacy with China, says international relations expert
World

Modi interested in economic diplomacy with China, says international relations expert

Prime Minister Narendra Modi sees trade and economics as ways to get around political tensions, said an international relations expert.

India an important global player, says US before impending Modi visit
World

India an important global player, says US before impending Modi visit

"That's what the United States wants ultimately. We share that very much with India. We see India playing a stabilising role in that part of the world and taking on greater responsibilities that will accrue as it continues to emerge into its own," he said.

Modi govt to give  greater push to India's Look East Policy, says Sushma Swaraj
Economy

Modi govt to give greater push to India's Look East Policy, says Sushma Swaraj

The minister, who is visiting her sixth neighbouring country since she took over as minister in mid-May, also said that India would seek to cooperate with Vietnam in rice exports. India has helped Vietnam with its knowhow in rice cultivation through a rice centre set up here, she said adding "look today, at how they have left us behind" in rice exports.<br />

India's low-hanging economic fruit is in the East - the North East
India

India's low-hanging economic fruit is in the East - the North East

India's has ignored the economic and cultural potential of the east and north-east - which is the key to shifting our trade focus from the west to east and south-east Asia. A political shift will yield huge defence savings and economic advantages

Can Modi diplomacy improve ties in India's western frontier?
India

Can Modi diplomacy improve ties in India's western frontier?

The move to invite the Pakistan prime minister to the swearing-in ceremony came as a surprise and got due appreciation.

People back me for my stand on Nido Taniam's murder, says Ninong Ering
Campaign Diary

People back me for my stand on Nido Taniam's murder, says Ninong Ering

Fighting the national elections for the second time, Union Minister Ninong Ering is confident of his victory and rejects the Narendra Modi wave.

Manmohan Singh arrives in Myanmar for BIMSTEC summit
World

Manmohan Singh arrives in Myanmar for BIMSTEC summit

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in Myanmar on Monday to attend the BIMSTEC Summit, making a strong pitch for giving a fillip to India's Look East policy and explore ways to enhance connectivity, transport, trade, tourism and other linkages to all the northeastern states.