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    Should Narendra Modi trust Americans?

    India’s foreign policy options in respect of Russia, China, Iran and other countries with which the United States has problematic relations, will now be closely watched. Will Narendra Modi have the courage or subtlety with which P V Narasimha Rao handled the case of the Cuban rice?

  • Look East to Act East

    From Look East to Act East. Prime Minister Narasimha Rao sought to emphasise the importance of the Southeast Asian nations to the success of India’s foreign policy by coining the catchy term, Look East. However aside from an occasional summit meeting between the leaders of one or the other nation in the grouping of ten countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, nothing concrete really transpired. Indeed, even after committing themselves

  • Democratic Party expresses concern over Trump’s foreign policy

    Washington: The opposition Democratic party has expressed concerns over the Trump administration’s foreign policy amid reports that the US President did not have a cordial phone conversation with the leaders of Mexico and Australia.

  • Sushma, Vineet Nayar in Global Thinkers 2016 list

    Washington : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and philanthropist couple Anupama and Vineet Nayar are among the Indians who have been named in the Global Thinkers of 2016 List compiled by the Foreign Policy magazine.

  • Latin America can boost India’s NSG bid, trade, asserts V K Singh

    New Delhi : The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region can play an important role in India’s foreign policy initiatives like membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and reforms in the UN Security Council, Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh has said.

  • Cong blames Centre for Russia’s military excercise with Pakistan

    New Delhi: Congress on Saturday squarely blamed the Modi government over Russia’s decision to go in for a military exercise with Pakistan for the first time, terming it as a “failure” of India’s foreign policy.  “First time in the history of Russia, they are having a joint military exercise with Pakistan. According to me, it is a failure of our foreign policy,” former Defence Minister A K Antony told reporters.

  • UNHRC intervention in Kashmir ‘unacceptable’: BJP

    Mumbai: While appreciating United Nations Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC) request to visit Kashmir to examine if there was any human rights violation, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said Kashmir is India’s internal matter and not an area of UNHRC intervention.

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    PM Modi’s foreign policy has completely failed: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s foreign policy has “completely failed” and he needs to explain what he does on his “foreign jaunts”.

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    Modi government short-selling the country: Congress

    New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday launched an all-out attack on Narendra Modi government, saying it has failed to revive the economy, its style was authoritarian and it was short-selling the country as no tangible gains were visible from its diplomacy.

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    Taking ties with Pak forward has been tough: Sushma

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said that taking forward ties with Pakistan has been her most challenging task, while detailing the NDA Government’s foreign policy initiatives over the last 18 months.

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    Afghanistan to feature prominently during Sharif-Obama talks

    Washington DC : U.S. President Barack Obama’s decision to keep American troops in Afghanistan till 2017 will take the centre stage during his meeting with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, according to foreign policy insiders.

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    Hillary Clinton dominates first Democratic presidential debate

    Washington: Hillary Clinton has strongly defended her front-runner status in the US presidential race as she took to the the podium along with four other rivals for the first Democratic presidential debate which was focussed on issues like gun control laws and foreign policy.

  • No chances of Indo-Pak war: KS Dhillon

    BHOPAL : Punjab ex-DGP KS Dhillon, in a lecture on foreign policy at Central Library, said, “We should expect better and fruitful result from talks of Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan. Today, India and Pakistan are well equipped with Nuclear arms.

  • Senior ministers not happy with Narendra Modi’s style of functioning

    All is not well in BJP either. The over enthusiastic participation of the prime minister, Narendra Modi, in matters of foreign policy and related deals, have not gone down well among his ministerial colleagues including the RSS and Manohar Parrikkar. Upset with Modi, three cabinet ministers of the Modi government, Manohar Parrikkar, Nitin Gadkari and Rajnath Singh recently rushed to Nagpur to complain against Modi. Their grouse concerned Modi’s tours and deals

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    Omar Abdullah takes swipe at PM’s foreign policy

    Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today took a swipe at the Prime Minister’s statements on India and its foreign policy during the latter’s three-nation tour. “Actually the ‘Look East’ policy was NDA-1’s policy under Vajpayee Sahib I was MOS MEA and remember it well,” Omar wrote on micro-blogging site Twitter. Omar, who was Minister of State for External Affairs during the Vajpayee-led government, was apparently reacting to the Prime Minister’s statement in

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    Narendra Modi proves critics wrong on foreign policy: Tarun Vijay

    Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has proved his critics wrong on foreign policy, particularly those who were apprehensive about his inexperience on this critical national security front, a senior BJP leader has said. In less than a year, Modi has improved India’s ties with neighbours, put India-US relationship on fast track, connected with the Indian Ocean countries, evolved a new “Act East” Asia Policy and won the hearts and minds of world leaders, BJP leader Tarun Vijay told a Washington audience yesterday.

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