The Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Economic Corridor (BCIM-EC) seems to have caught the imagination of policymakers in this sub-region with renewed vigour ever since Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Indian Prime Minister Dr. …Read More
Three days in Myanmar and over a dozen meetings – India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems be on a major diplomatic swing. The prime ministers of the two Asian giants met for the first time in Nay Pyi Taw, the capital of Myanmar, November 13, with China’s Premier Li Keqiang saying he was looking forward to the Indian leader’s maiden visit to his country.Read More
Projecting India’s growth story as a binding economic force for the region, India has said that it would like to resolve all issues through dialogue with Pakistan, but has underlined that it will have an effective deterrence to deal with terrorism.
“We would like to resolve our problems through negotiations, through talks. I don’t think of any problem that cannot be resolved through negotiations,” National Security Adviser Ajit Doval said at the Munich Security Conference, organised by the Delhi-headquartered think tank ORF, in New Delhi.
“But on the other hand, India would like to have an effective deterrence to deal with terrorism,” Mr Doval said against the backdrop of escalating tensions over recent ceasefire violation by Pakistan.Read More
On the day Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Gujarat on September 17, The Hindu newspaper published an op-ed called ‘Towards an Asian century of prosperity’ in which President Xi spoke of his country as the factory and India as the world’s back office, he referred to the new government in power bringing in new reforms. He spoke of deepened mutual trust by “strengthening strategic dialogue and enhancing political confidence.” The article was expectedly replete with bonhomie and optimism although India was not too happy being relegated to the back office. Nevertheless, Xi concluded by saying that he was “confident that as long as China and India work together, the Asian century of prosperity and renewal will surely arrive at an early date.” All this sounded wonderful.Read More
Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to India later this month, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has projected that the outcome of the visit will be “substantial,” but also …Read More
Amid growing concerns in India over Chinese assertive postures and its burgeoning military machinery, India has deployed six surface-to-air squadrons in its northeast region in a bid to counter the …Read More
The maiden meeting between India’s newly-elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping July 14 on the sidelines of the BRICS summit in Fortaleza has set the stage for a multi-pronged acceleration of India-China ties in the days to come.Read More
FORTALEZA: India’s newly-elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi looked the picture of poise as he shook hands warmly with Chinese President Xi Jinping before sitting down for wide-ranging talks that mapped …Read More