At the outset, I wish to thank St. Stephen’s College for giving me this opportunity to speak at my alma mater, albeit virtually. I would, of course, have liked to …Read More
I am happy to have this opportunity to address the inaugural session of the annual UK conference organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). Let me, on this occasion, …Read More
Amid deepening impasse with China on the Doklam standoff, India has decided on a calibrated strategy to explore all diplomatic options to defuse tensions with Asia’s most powerful economy and a rising power.
The government and opposition parties spoke in one voice on pursuing the diplomatic course to deescalate tensions and underlined the need for national unity to deal with an increasingly assertive China.
At a meeting hosted by Home Minister Rajnath Singh at his residence in New Delhi on July 14, the government briefed opposition leaders on its decision to send troops to stall the building of a strategic road through the Doklam plateau by Chinese troops in the Bhutanese territory and its options in dealing with China.