In a news conference, Chinese Defense Ministry spokesperson Senior Col. Tan Kefei described Tuesday's talks as a concrete measure to implement the important consensus reached between Xi and Biden.
International politics is now being driven by the self-interests of countries as old alignments are breaking apart. American dominance is eroding and China is not widely accepted. India has a unique leadership role as a country connected with both the east and the west
Indian and Russian diplomats have stressed that despite Western propaganda, the PM’s remarks should not be seen as a rebuke as they were made in the context of rising food and energy prices. Moreover, Modi has tabled these concerns earlier.
This experience should be a learning curve for New Delhi — that selling a political narrative domestically that is separate from the one promoted internationally has severe limitations
Ukrainians must consider what will be left of their country if Russia takes away its eastern parts and Poland regains control over western Ukraine
In the absence of clear guidelines on how India will allocate wheat to various nations, many countries have decided to exert their influence and leverage their bilateral ties with India to varying degrees in search of wheat
Given the circumstances under which Wang’s visit to New Delhi is taking place, it may now be nothing more than window-dressing
Sentiment soured as shelling increased in eastern Ukraine and a rebel leader announced the surprise evacuation, a surprise development in a conflict the West suspects Russia will use to justify an all-out invasion of its neighbour
Is the new legislation just hot air or will it have an impact on the ground? Two ace Indian diplomats, who have dealt with Beijing, offer their perspectives
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s five-day visit to the US from September 22 will be his first foreign trip in six months. While the first in-person meeting of Quad leaders will focus on security issues, India's agenda also includes a significant amount of vaccine-related and economic issues.
The IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industry is organizing the 2-day Indo-US Partnership Vision Summit 2021 with participation from industry and government of both countries.
Officials say the 1.7 crore doses of vaccines from India have done in just three months, what billions of dollars in development finance deployed by China across the African continent over the past decade, haven't been able to. Gain Africa's trust.
The world leaders pointed out that the collaboration which began with relief efforts post the devastating tsunami in 2004, evolved into a ‘democratic cooperation’ called the “Quad”
India's Vaccine Maitri initiative has earned its goodwill across the world. China, too, is providing anti-COVID shots to several countries but has also tried to undermine India's efforts by questioning the quality of Indian supplies and reportedly launching a cyber attack on major vaccine makers.
Even though New Delhi has sought to expand both it's defensive and offensive capabilities over the years, though, progress has been patchy.
China is often brazen about its ways and seldom cares to clear its stand. It is also unmindful of the enormous suffering it has brought the world. From here, if there is a course correction, it is one born out of necessity
The real threat for India is, what if the whole ‘Indo-Pacific’ game slips out of its hands, and into those with different priorities and interests?
Popular sentiment is in favour of boycotting Chinese goods, and the government itself has banned Chinese apps and placed greater scrutiny on investments from the middle kingdom. Asking BCCI to reconsider is just a logical step since cricket is more than a game in India
While diplomacy, whether it is cynical or coercive, is always preferable to a military response to China’s insatiable greed for land, India must not waver in its resolve to stand up to the bully on the block
India must strengthen ties with EU as Europe is shifting its approach towards an assertive China
It is unclear how India will reorient its China policy in the long term. Independent of specific policy components, it must resolve the crisis of credibility that has long plagued India’s strategy towards China
India’s response to other countries’ needs during the COVID-19 pandemic becomes noteworthy when compared to ‘wolf warrior diplomacy’ exhibited by China
Nepal has been a loyal friend for decades, and Indian diplomacy needs to use tact rather than the overly big boss approach
To keep Nepal on its side is in India’s interests, especially in the face of a rising Chinese presence in South Asia. This presence is not just economic and military, but increasingly involves strong political commitment
Nepalese Prime Minister KP Oli has upped the ante by being undiplomatic at a time when diplomacy should have been the channel between Nepal and India. New Delhi, too, has not managed the episode well