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Is hard Hindutva turning soft for elections?

Questions are being rightly raised as to why Modi and Bhagwat suddenly chose to extol the path of...

India will find it difficult to match Chinese influence in the Maldives

Although Solih of the Maldivian Democratic Party has won the elections, India must tread carefull...

Tourism could provide major boost to India-China relations

If India wants to become a foreign traveller’s paradise, it needs to improve its tourist in...

BIMSTEC can usher in a New Asian Order

BIMSTEC, even after capacity development, should not be a substitute for SAARC, Mekong-Ganga Co-o...

Shift in power balance – India, US and China

Summary of discussion between former Australian PM Kevin Rudd and former Indian Foreign Secretary Shyam Saran at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi;  October 1, 2018  

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South Asia's journalists demand justice for Khashoggi, Sohail Khan, Shahidul Alam

The need for governments to look out for the safety of journalists is especially crucial at a time when global media freedom has fallen to its lowest levels since the start of the century. 

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Sikkim shines; receives FAO award for becoming world's first organic state

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling received the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO) prestigious Future Policy Gold Award from its Deputy Director Maria Helena Semedo, who commended the Himalayan state for setting an example to the world by becoming the first totally organic state.

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China backs Pakistan's request for IMF assistance

China has endorsed Pakistan’s request to the IMF for a bailout package, but cautioned that it should not affect economic cooperation between Islamabad and Beijing.

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