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Opinion

G7 and China: Fault lines in the world order

The G7 has come a long way since its inception in the mid-1970s at the initiative of then French President Valéry Giscard d&rsqu...

Be wary of India’s provocation amid worsening pandemic

As the COVID-19 epidemic continues to worsen in India, the country may turn to old tricks, such as initiating provocations on its borde...

India not so scientific as it claims to be

Indian constitution is a unique constitution, and according to it, it is a fundamental duty, the eighth one, of every citizen in India...

How India lost Afghanistan to Pakistan?

India has a mounting diplomatic challenge as the Taliban, which New Delhi has despised, appears to be making a comeback to Kabul’...

The high cost of India’s cheap garment exports

An Indian Hindu devotee performs rituals in the Yamuna river, covered by chemical foam caused due to industrial and domestic pollutio...

Is history once again repeating in Afghanistan?

Right from the First Anglo-Afghan War (1839-1842), which was perhaps the West’s greatest imperial disaster, history has often rep...

Callous rhetoric: Amit Shah’s ‘anti-Bangladeshi card’ can...

Describing cross-border infiltration as West Bengal’s biggest problem, Indian Home Minister Amit Shah claimed that the poor in Ba...

The regional ramifications of the US-India bonhomie

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi The United States (US) Secretary of Defence, Lloyd J. Austin, recently concluded an official v...

Is China an alternative superpower for the Muslim world?

The Arabic saying goes “seek knowledge, even if it takes to go to China.” It entails that China was long known to the Musli...

Striking a balance between Russia and Quad difficult for I...

On Monday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met with India's External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar. They discussed a...

Dhaka was my fate!

Upon joining the Foreign Service of Pakistan in 1986, the first marching orders for my overseas posting I received in 1991 directed me...

Myanmar crisis requires Beijing to lead – and work with Wa...

A wounded civilian fleeing the violence in Myanmar is carried on a stretcher to receive medical treatment across the Thai border. Pho...

The world's richest countries are hoarding vaccines. This...

A medical worker receives a dose of coronavirus vaccine at a hospital in Khartoum, Sudan, earlier this month. Photograph: Ebrahim Ham...

Quad members hype ‘China threat’ theory to bolster their b...

Illustration: Chen Xia/GT The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, also known as Quad, between the US, Japan, India, and Australia has...

Coronavirus offers an opportunity to bring telemedicine to...

The weight of the global pandemic is functionally crippling an already struggling health care system in Pakistan. Hospitals established...

India’s social media spices up wild sensations, cooking bo...

Since May 2020, India had repeatedly provoked China in border areas, resulting in months of standoffs between the two countries. Howeve...

India, China rivalry shifts to vaccine diplomacy

India and China may have disengaged frontline troops from their borders, putting an end to tensions in the region, but now they have sh...

Is New Delhi ready to meet Beijing halfway and move ties f...

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi spoke with Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on the phone o...

Indian farmers' protests: Why they matter to British India...

Farmers and their families have been protesting in India for months, camped out in Delhi demonstrating over the government's new fa...

Intent alone won’t make India enter defence exporters club

One of the big focus areas in the recently concluded Aero India — the biennial airshow held in Bengaluru — was to showcase...

Farmers' protests are a turning point for India's democrac...

Farmers shout slogans as they participate in a protest at the Delhi Singhu border in Delhi, India on Dec. 18, 2020. For decades, t...