Ramananda Sengupta

China asks India to join BRI summit; assures boycott wont hit bilateral ties 

There are also growing concerns that the project is being used by Beijing to promote its economic and political ambitions and creating debt traps for host nations.

20 Apr 2019

France waives off taxes worth Euro 143.7 million for Anil Ambani’s telecom firm Reliance Flag

Congress, Reliance denied any wrongdoing. India’s defence ministry also dismissed it as “totally inaccurate, tendentious and a mischievous attempt to disinform”.

14 Apr 2019

Pakistan issues 2,200 visas to Sikh pilgrims for Baisakhi visit

During their visit to Pakistan, they visit the shrines of Panja Sahib, Nankana Sahib, and Kartarpur Sahib.

10 Apr 2019

Vijay Mallya’s appeal against extradition rejected by UK High court

The 62-year-old former Kingfisher Airlines boss is wanted in India on alleged fraud and money laundering charges amounting to about Rs 9,000 crore.

09 Apr 2019

What attack? India says Pakistan is whipping up war hysteria

This is nothing but a pathetic attempt to deflect attention from the growing international pressure on Pakistan to act against terrorists operating from its soil,” a source said.

08 Apr 2019

Accept it with honour and humility, says PM Modi on UAE conferring Zayed Medal on him

UAE Crown Prince, who is also the Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, said Modi played a key role in enhancing bilateral ties to the level of comprehensive strategic relations.

05 Apr 2019

Nirav Modi denied bail again by UK court

Chief Magistrate Emma Arbuthnot had ordered the extradition of former Kingfisher Airlines boss Vijay Mallya in December last year.

30 Mar 2019

India postpones second Kartarpur meet with Pakistan, seeks clarifications

Reports said that Pakistan’s deputy High Commissioner Syed Haider Shah was summoned by the MEA on Friday and told that no further talks could be held until Indian concerns were addressed.

30 Mar 2019

US steps up heat on Pakistan, China; vows to get JeM chief Masood Azhar blacklisted by UN

If the council decides to vote on this as a procedural matter, a negative vote cast by a permanent member does not invalidate a decision. 

29 Mar 2019

India denies not allowing overflight by aircraft carrying malaysia PM

It is strange that even for their national day guest from Malaysia, Pakistan could not make an exception, thereby resulting in a longer flight for the Malaysian PM.

27 Mar 2019

Return Hindu girls to their families: Sushma Swaraj to Pakistan

The girls were abducted a day before Holi, and after condemnation in India and Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan had ordered an investigation.

27 Mar 2019

FATF team in Pakistan to see compliance on terror funding

If not, Pakistan will be moved to the black list by September.

26 Mar 2019

Sushma Swaraj seeks report on converted Pakistani Hindu girls

The two girls, Raveena, 13, and Reena,15, were reportedly kidnapped by armed men a day before Holi.

25 Mar 2019

India won't send any representative to Pakistan National Day: MEA

While Islamabad would be celebrating the occasion on March 23, the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi is organising events a day earlier on March 22.

23 Mar 2019

India signals to boycott China's Belt and Road Forum for second time

India boycotted the first Belt and Road Forum (BRF) in 2017 after protesting to Beijing over the controversial China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

21 Mar 2019