Pushkar Banakar

Terror is foremost challenge in SCO region: Naidu hits out at Pakistan 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistan counterpart Imran Khan did not attend the meeting. Islamabad was represented by the Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs.

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Shringla in Nepal to mend ties strained over border issue

The foreign secretary later in the day also called upon his Nepalese counterpart Bharat Raj Paudyal and Nepalese foreign minister Pradeep Kumar Gywalai.

27 Nov 2020

Foreign Secretary briefs envoys of key nations on attempts by JeM to carry out terror attack in J&K

The heads of missions were provided with "information docket" giving the details of the incident, and also list of items and munition recovered from terrorists, indicating their Pakistani origins

24 Nov 2020

Must not fight climate change in silos: PM Modi in G20 Summit

He emphasised that an Aatmanirbhar Bharat will be a strong pillar of a resilient post-Covid world economy and global value chains.

23 Nov 2020

Sooner India joins RCEP, better for its trade and economy, say experts

However, trade and political experts feel that the sooner New Delhi agrees to join the RCEP, the better it would be for the country.

22 Nov 2020

India and Luxembourg sign 3 pacts in 1st bilateral summit in two decades

“The meeting focused constructive engagement on our bilateral relationship, especially given the strength of Luxembourg economy and our needs.

20 Nov 2020

Indo-Pacific, Trade to be focus of India, US ties under Biden: Experts

The trade deal, which did not see the light of day during the Trump administration, along with climate change will also be an area where the new US administration will look to cooperate with India.

19 Nov 2020

Countries backing terrorism should be dealt with iron fist: Modi at BRICS Summit 

The summit, hosted by Russian President Vladimir Putin, was attended by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Chinese President XI Jinping.

18 Nov 2020

ASEAN meet: PM calls for rule-based regional order as he promotes New Delhi’s 'Act East Policy'

India and the ASEAN also deliberated on the situation in the South China Sea and affirmed the importance of maintaining and promoting peace, stability, safety and security in the region.

13 Nov 2020

Expect green card, H1-B visa squeeze to ease under Biden-Kamala rule

In the four years of the Trump administration, it has not been smooth sailing for Indians for whom the US is a land of opportunities and a stepping stone for economic prosperity.

09 Nov 2020

‘India-US ties to have ups & downs irrespective of Presidential poll winner’

Upadhyaya said there could be more push back on immigration issues in a second Trump administration.

03 Nov 2020

Indian-American factor in battleground United States

At under 1% of the US population, Indian-Americans don’t count for much in the country’s November 3 presidential elections.

02 Nov 2020

We hit India in their home: Pakistan minister admits Imran government's role in Pulwama attack

Chaudhry’s comments could leave the Imran Khan government red-faced, especially as it comes days after the global terror finance watchdog FATF has retained the country in its grey list.

30 Oct 2020

India-US 2+2 dialogue: Rajnath raps reckless China aggression at LAC

Predictably, visiting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was more upfront while slamming China.

28 Oct 2020

India-US 2+2 talks: Regional security, key BECA deal in focus in New Delhi dialogue

The talks are expected to focus on regional and global security, defence information sharing, strengthening and working in the Indo-Pacific, and cooperation on public health.

27 Oct 2020