Arul Louis

Arul Louis

About Arul Louis

The author a New York-based journalist, is a non-resident Senior Fellow of the Society for Policy Studies

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After China rebuff, US climate envoy Kerry pins hope on India for climate change funding initiative

US President Joe Biden's Special Envoy for Climate, John Kerry, is to visit India next week to launch an initiative for mobilising funds for battling climate change ahead of the UN climate change conference next month, according to the State Department

UNSC urged to draw a red line on Taliban treatment of women; India wants Taliban to honor commitment not to harbor terrorists

Warning that terrorism continues to threaten Afghanistan, India has demanded that the Taliban keep its commitment to not allow the country to be used by terrorists

India to help Colombia in vaccine production, space entrepreneurship

India and Colombia have signed a memorandum of understanding on space cooperation and cooperation in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals

Peacekeeping transition should recognise the primacy of national governments and national ownership: India

India has said that countries emerging into a phase of stability after UN peacekeeping operations should be allowed to set their priorities for nation-building with a “humancentric” approach

India condemns Pakistan’s ‘hate speech’ at UN, as latter runs tirade against RSS and Hindutva

India has accused Pakistan of promoting a “culture of violence” and using the high-level UN meeting on the culture of peace for hate speech

Afghan envoy to UN defies Taliban regime, asks international community to reject it

Afghanistan's Permanent Representative Ghulam Isaczai created a diplomatic stir when he defied the new Taliban government, asked the international community to reject it and denounced its use of violence to reinstall the “so-called Islamic Emirate

US reaffirms defence ties with India, strengthening Indo-Pacific cooperation in intense bilateral talks

The US has reaffirmed “the strength of the defence relationship between the United States and India,” the only designated US major defence partner, as India's Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla met several senior officials in Washington to discuss the situation in Afghanistan and the region in the wake of what is widely viewed as a…

India, US hold talks on regional developments in Afghanistan’s shadow

Meeting under the shadow of Washington's retreat from Afghanistan, senior diplomats and defence officials of India and the US discussed the recent developments in the region and cooperation in counter-terrorism

Lessons from Afghanistan disaster: US not to 'remake other countries'

The question will be what kind of “consequences” the US can impose on those it considers veering off from the democratic path Biden and his supporters set, writes Arul Louis for South Asia Monitor 

Taliban will be judged by its actions; recognition contingent on commitment to human rights, particularly women and girls, says new UNSC president

The Taliban's overthrow of a democratically-elected government in Afghanistan has spillover effects in the region and the UN Security Council would like to hear from the people in the region, according to Ireland's Permanent Representative Geraldine Byrne Nason, who heads the Security Council this month