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Suhasini Haidar

Suhasini Haidar

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The Kashmir outreach and the Afghan storm

Two years after its dramatic decision to reorganise Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), the Government appears to be rethinking some of the objectives it ann...

Doval, Pak. NSA to attend SCO summit in Dushanbe next week

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is expected to attend a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation in Dushanbe, Tajikistan next week, which...

India, Russia diverge on Indo-Pacific strategy

India and Russia are “committed” to completing their contract for the S-400 missile system, due to be delivered to India at the end of the...

India not part of Russian meet on Afghanistan

Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova. File Photo   | Photo Credit: AP Expanded ‘Troika’ includes U.S., Chi...

Bhutan conspiracy trial to begin this week

As a Thimphu court prepares for the opening of a trial against three prominent officials accused of plotting to topple and take over top jobs in the S...

Chinese President Xi Jinping may visit India for BRICS sum...

China’s President Xi Jinping may travel to India in the second half of this year to attend the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa...

Afghanistan raises ‘delay’ in India’s acceptance of envoy

More than three months after Afghanistan announced its next Ambassador to India, New Delhi has yet to grant its “Agrément” or accep...

Modi-Hasina summit to highlight infrastructure, connectivi...

PM Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina. File   | Photo Credit: The Hindu Connectivity projects including the resurrection...

Bhutan establishes formal ties with Germany

Bhutan announced on Wednesday that it had established diplomatic relations with Germany, increasing the restricted number of capitals that Thimphu has...

Nobel nomination is recognition for Afghan women fighting...

Fawzia Koofi. Afghanistan’s first woman Deputy Speaker in Parliament Fawzia Koofi talks about being nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, ne...

Divergences remain between India and China despite 5-point...

The five points agreed by India and China to reduce tensions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) are a template of the “principles of disenga...

Bhutan will discuss all disputed areas with China

China’s Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou (left) visits Bhutan in 2018 A day after China repeated its claims over Eastern Bhutan, Bhutan i...

Iran drops India from Chabahar rail project

Four years after India and Iran signed an agreement to construct a rail line from Chabahar port to Zahedan, along the border with Afghanistan, the Ira...

India, Bhutan sign pact for first joint venture hydropower...

The 600 MW Kholongchhu project India and Bhutan took a major step forward for the construction of the 600 MW Kholongchhu project, their first hy...

With India yet to respond on debt freeze request, Sri Lank...

Sri Lanka’s request to India for a postponement of its debt repayment amidst the current economic crisis is “under consideration”, s...

India open to including Australia in Malabar naval exercis...

India is prepared to expand the Malabar trilateral naval exercise involving India, the U.S. and Japan, to also include Australia, defence officials to...

Retreat: No move to deploy Army teams to neighbouring cou...

Clarifying that the government has no immediate plans to deploy the Army in Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Bangladesh to help tackle the coronavirus pande...

India takes ambiguous position on US defunding of WHO

India on Wednesday refused to criticise the United States defunding of the World Health Organisation (WHO), saying that it was currently occupied with...

Indonesia again flags concerns over CAA, Delhi riots

Ties between India and Indonesia have been strained further over a series of growing protests in Jakarta. The Indonesian government has reached out to...

Hopes fade, cloud over trade talks as US official puts off...

US Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer US Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer has put off his trip to India this week, at...

People may criticise us, but environment is top priority f...

Last week, Bhutan’s government took two important decisions which could impact its regional ties, especially with India. The first was to end fr...