India and China are truly at crossroads: Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar outlined eight broad principles and three ‘mutuals’ to mend strained ties between India and China, and said the two countries are truly at crossroads and their choices will have ‘profound repercussions’, not just for them but for the entire world. Continue Reading

Editorial: Let peace prevail

Kudos to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar for outlining broader ideas to mend strained ties between India and China. He said the two countries are truly at crossroads and their choices will have profound repercussions, not just for them but for the entire world. Continue Reading

Rajnath Singh hardens stand on border issue with China

India will not reduce the number of troops unless China initiates the process, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said over the eastern Ladakh standoff, while exuding confidence of finding a solution to the row through talks. Continue Reading

India questions 5-star hospitality to Mumbai Attacks accused

India has asserted that the international community must not allow terrorism to be justified and terrorists glorified as it told the UN Security Council that the crime syndicate responsible for the 1993 Mumbai blasts is given not just State protection but enjoying 5-star hospitality, a veiled reference to the D-company head Dawood Ibrahim believed to be hiding in Pakistan. Continue Reading

Lankan Tamils issue: TN Governor hails Jaishankar’s remarks on 13th Amendment

Tamilnadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit today welcomed the remarks of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on 13th Amendment offering devolution of equal powers to the Tamils in Sri Lanka and said it signifies India’s concern towards the Tamils in the Island Nation. Continue Reading

Republic Day parade to be toned down over Covid

The government is likely to scale down the number of visitors at the Republic Day parade 2021 to avoid overcrowding and ensure social distancing amid the Covid-19 outbreak and concerns over the new virus strains. Continue Reading

Jaishankar hails Vajpayee’s vision

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had an intuitive understanding that the post Cold-war world required India to drastically rework its relationships and this vision led to a new beginning in ties with the United States, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Friday. Continue Reading

Tensions rise between India-Canada

In what is touted to be a response to Canadian PM Justin Trudeau’s remarks on the farmers’ protest here, India has pulled out from a global meeting that will be chaired by Canada. Continue Reading