foreign policy

New Indian government faces crucial foreign policy decisions, say US experts

Given Trump's relentless focus on trade issues, India's new government will need to figure out how to put the trade relationship on a positive footing, a former White House official said.

published on : 21st May 2019

Former US Senator Richard Lugar, foreign policy expert, dies

A soft-spoken and thoughtful former Rhodes Scholar, Lugar dominated Indiana politics during his 36 years in the US Senate.

published on : 29th April 2019

India has to Resist China’s Mind Games 

China never feels comfortable when India appears to be pursuing partnerships which could enhance its strategic stakes.

published on : 28th April 2019

My family always preserved our Indian identity: Australia's High Commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu

Excerpts from the interview where Harinder Sidhu explains how the India-Australia relationship has evolved over the years, and why it is now poised for takeoff.

published on : 2nd February 2019

Key foreign policy challenges India faces in 2019

 One of the key foreign policy challenges that India faces in the year ahead is juggling its relationship with the US and the west on one hand and Russia and China on the other.

published on : 1st January 2019

'Terrorism, jobs key foreign policy priorities for Americans, concern for refugees at the bottom'

While 64 per cent Democrats are convinced that dealing with climate change should take immediate priority, only 22 per cent of the Republicans concurred.

published on : 3rd December 2018

China, Pakistan pledge to complete CPEC as Chinese Foreign Minister meets Imran Khan

Wang Yi, who arrived here on a three-day visit on Friday, met Imran Khan in Islamabad with a high-level delegation.

published on : 10th September 2018

Grand events, photo ops cannot substitute effective diplomacy: Congress slams BJP government's foreign policy

The party, in a resolution adopted at its 84th plenary session, accused the NDA government of pursuing a foreign policy "bereft of focus and direction".

published on : 18th March 2018

A year on, Trump tests limit of UK 'special relationship'

Trump's split with the international community over the Iran nuclear deal, his war-of-words with North Korea and his withdrawal from the Paris climate accord have strained relations.

published on : 5th November 2017