The expansion of the SCO to include Iran as a full-fledged member at the Samarkand summit opens doors for a Central Asia pivot to West Asia, says Dr. Meena Singh …Read More
Offering Friday prayers at the historic Mecca Masjid, a Sunni mosque in Hyderabad, Iranian President Hasan Rouhani sent out a strong message for the imperative need to end sectarian differences in Islam across the world. In India on a three-day visit, Mr Rouhani cited India as a successful example of the peaceful coexistence of various religions and ethnicities.
In his meeting with Muslim intellectuals, scholars and clerics in Hyderabad, the Iranian president denounced the attempts by the West to create fissures among the Muslim communities across the eastern world. He stressed on the need to embrace diplomatic solution to the troubles in the Middle East, instead of military solutions. Mr Rouhani is the first Iranian president to visit India after Mohammad Khatami’s pathbreaking trip in 2003.
In a game-changer for enhancing regional connectivity, India, Iran and Afghanistan have signed a landmark pact for Trilateral Transport & Transit Corridor and another bilateral pact between New Delhi and Tehran.Read More
India and Iran have agreed to fast track the crucial Chabahar port project during External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s trip to Iran on April 17. Mrs Swaraj also met Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani. “President Rouhani spoke of Chabahar as a defining partnership which has the potential of connecting the entire regionRead More
In a delicate balancing act vis-à-vis two major players in the volatile West Asia, India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will be in Iran over the weekend, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s substantive visit to Saudi Arabia.Read More
Imparting a fresh momentum to its ties with Iran, India has signalled its willingness to invest $20 billion in the development of Iran’s Chabahar port and signed three pacts on …Read More
On the eve of the budget, the Economic Survey tabled in Parliament trashed the pricing formula approved by the government in October 2014, which, by using prices prevalent in gas …Read More
The lifting of sanctions against Iran has set the state for re-energising India-Iran relations, with the two countries stepping up efforts to resolve some issues related to the India-built Chabahar port, a potential game-changer in New Delhi’s quest for direct access to Afghanistan and Central Asia.Read More
The historic nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 member countries signed in July 2015 has finally been implemented with sanctions against Iran lifted on January 17. The lifting of …Read More
Easing the process of issuing visas to Iranians after India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised the same to Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani after easing of Western sanctions against Tehran, Iran …Read More