Rajeev Sharma Strategic rivalry between India and Pakistan has now taken a new sub-regional route within SAARC (South Asian Cooperation for Regional Cooperation). The new sub-regional platform within SAARC is known as BBIN, an acronym for Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal. India’s… More
Post earthquake, K.P. Oli has capitalised on public anger with Koirala’s regime.
The aim is to replace Prime Minister Sushil Koirala with Oli and bring the two major communist parties — the UML and the Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (UCPN-M) — together.
By Sanjay Jha, National Spokesperson, Indian National Congress party – While catching a flight at Frankfurt, Germany, recently I chanced upon an enlightening piece in The New York Times titled ‘The New Dictators Rule By Velvet Fist’. Say the authors, “[I]n recent decades, a new… More
DHAKA, June 3 (Xinhua) — The state visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Bangladesh, scheduled this weekend, is expected to strengthen bilateral relationship between the two neighboring countries. In a statement, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs said that the… More
While the international community extended help for the rescue and relief operations immediately after the earthquake struck Nepal on 25 April, SAARC as a regional organization was conspicuous by its absence. Interestingly, Nepal, as the current Chair of the SAARC and its… More
With Narendra Modi’s arrival, the list of genuinely non-aligned powers has grown from two to four: US, Russia, China and India. With Xi Jinping in charge, we now know what the new strong China looks like. With Narendra Modi in charge, we are finally… More
President Barack Obama expressed the commitment to help in the earthquake-devastated Nepal saying, “Our friends need America’s help. We are ready for that…and even greater risk or greater sacrifices”. He said this during a… More
Narendra Modi’s greatest momentum has been in foreign policy. But the external opportunities he has successfully created for India could be undermined by potential domestic failures. As Prime Minister Narendra Modi completes the first year in office, his greatest momentum has been in the… More
The final engagement of his three-day visit to China was a speech to the expatriate Indian community. Narendra Modi found himself marking a year as Prime Minister of India in neither his home state of Gujarat nor his current base of… More
When an unstoppable force like the Indian subcontinent crashes into an immovable object like the Eurasian plate, the consequences include the tallest mountains in the world and a cadence of earthquakes like the magnitude 7.8 one that struck Nepal last month… More
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