Hardnews Foreign Policy

Brazil wants to grow food as business with India

Brazil is perceived as a closed economy, therefore, India should utilise every single opportunity to expand its bilateral trade ties.

Bhutan’s verdict poses new challenges to India

Defeat of the ruling Pro-India People’s Democratic Party in the first round shows that the Doklam stand-off scarred the voters.

US-Pak: Pompeo’s visit and looming uncertainty

Trump has unequivocally rescinded military aid to Pakistan, which will become the only issue that Pompeo will have to address in his state visit

BIMSTEC in Nepal: An initiative to revive?

Will BIMSTEC be the conduit for PM Modi’s ‘Act East’ and ‘Neighbourhood first’ policies, or just a cover to sidesstep Pakistan?

Will Vladimir Putin be celebrating his birthday in India?

In a fast-changing global scenario, Narendra Modi wants to use Vladimir Putin’s birthday party as a way to re-commit India to its age-old ally, Russia

Indus Water Treaty: are these routine talks?

After meeting once earlier this year on the Indus Water Treaty, India and Pakistan are back on the table to discuss water sharing or is there more to this ‘routine’ talk?

Bid to arrest Modi in South Africa over ‘Kashmir’ rejected

A petition filed by many civil society organisations in South Africa to arrest Indian PM Narendra Modi for misgovernance in Kashmir was rejected

South Africa’s ‘All Race Election’ and Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela was born today a hundred years ago, listen to Anand Sahay, who was in South Africa in the lead up to the ‘all race election’ of 1994.

Japan’s Bullet Train Troubles with India

One trillion rupee Bullet train project is a causing disquiet in Japan due to costs overrun and Indian government’s haphazard policies claims a Japanese magazine

UN Security Council Debates Poisoning of Ex-Spy

The poisoning of Sergei Skripal threatens to throw the world of out balance. Russia wants to establish proof that it had nothing to do with the incident