Imran Khan thus shrewdly got Pakistan out of the Indian electoral battle, realising he will have to deal with whoever is the next Prime Minister.
22 Apr 2019 12:00 AM
The Modi-Netanyahu relationship is undergirded by an unsaid ideological affinity between Hindutva and Zionism.
11 Apr 2019 12:34 AM
Modi’s ministers poured scorn over the Congress manifesto, without rendering their account of the promises made five years ago.
08 Apr 2019 12:08 AM
The manifestos of political parties, when finalised, shall no doubt carry minutiae of domestic and foreign relations.
01 Apr 2019 12:21 AM
Bollywood would naturally produce a version of history that draws the maximum viewers.
25 Mar 2019 12:05 AM
The Modi government needs to retaliate, though perhaps now unwilling to risk provoking China before the Lok Sabha polls.
16 Mar 2019 12:03 AM
The revenge component was driven by the BJP’s desire to show an image of being more muscular in defending India than its main opponent, the Congress.
08 Mar 2019 12:10 AM
The BJP, meanwhile, had been assiduously working since the "surgical strike" following the 2016 attack on the Uri military camp to foment jingoism.
01 Mar 2019 12:00 AM
What makes his travels absorbing is that he has combined on foot journey with hitch-hiking wherever roads and traffic permitted it.
24 Feb 2019 8:03 AM
All three have condemned terrorism in general terms but shown no evidence of berating Pakistani sponsorship of terror.
18 Feb 2019 12:37 AM
The government and the national media have let their attention wander from key events that shape geopolitics.
13 Feb 2019 3:08 AM
Even the external affairs minister often sometimes the terminology wrong in what it calls a list of “extraditions”.
06 Feb 2019 2:31 AM
France’s President Emmanuel Macron has been weakened by domestic street protests and his climbdown for peace.
23 Jan 2019 1:24 AM
The nation most likely to rupture Brics is Brazil, under its recently-elected populist President Jair Bolsonaro.
18 Jan 2019 12:00 AM
Afghan national security adviser Hamdullah Mohib was in India on January 3-6 for parleys with India’s NSA Ajit Doval.
08 Jan 2019 12:00 AM
She has been in power since 2009 and has essentially remained India-friendly all through.
02 Jan 2019 1:10 AM
The outcome will depend on what troops are actually withdrawn.
26 Dec 2018 6:30 AM
China may not fully understand the dynamics of domestic Indian politics, but it can — and will — calculate the implications.
17 Dec 2018 12:00 AM
The worry is that the use of diplomacy to spring a fugitive in a politically-sensitive case may not end with Michel.
10 Dec 2018 12:03 AM
Bilateral and trilateral meetings of leaders invited more attention than the summit speeches.
04 Dec 2018 1:37 AM