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India in Central Asia – A Window of Opportunity
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India in Central Asia – A Window of Opportunity

India needs stronger foothold in the region, assuming that Taliban takes over Afghanistan.
All the other key players such as Russia, US, China etc have had their interests in enhancing their relations with the CARs
Central Asia is rich in terms of resources while Kazakhstan is one of India’s primary source for Uranium.
CARs view India favourably as against wariness for China due to growing realization that promises of prosperity attached with the BRI are not forthcoming.
Smaller or weaker nations which cannot push back on their own then turn to other countries like India to balance it out, as is happening in Central Asia.

Abrogation of Article 370 – Adaptation of Central Laws’ in J&K
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Abrogation of Article 370 – Adaptation of Central Laws’ in J&K

(This is the fifth article in the series in the run-up to the 2nd anniversary of the abrogation of Article 370. Other articles in the series can be read here -> Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4) The long-standing ideological commitment of the Bharatiya Janata Party to undo Article 370 of the Indian Constitution was fulfilled […]

Siddiqui was captured alive by Taliban who verified his Indian identity and then executed him: Report
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Siddiqui was captured alive by Taliban who verified his Indian identity and then executed him: Report

A report in the Washington Examiner says that Indian journalist Danish Siddiqui was not simply killed in a crossfire in Afghanistan but was captured alive by Taliban who then verified his Indian identity and then executed him. The report specifically claims that ‘Siddiqui was alive when the Taliban captured him. The Taliban verified Siddiqui’s identity […]

China hobnobs with Taliban through Pakistan: Is this the emergence of the new ‘Axis of Evil’?
Analysis, Asia, Featured

China hobnobs with Taliban through Pakistan: Is this the emergence of the new ‘Axis of Evil’?

Sudden international political developments are happening in South Asia which has bilateral, regional and global ramifications, especially India . Until a few days back Taliban were pariah’s of the world but now are getting recognized and legitimized by few nations for their narrow political interests. World knew when in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Osama Bin Laden was […]

ISRO to launch Geo-imaging satellite “EOS-03” later this year
Science & Technology

ISRO to launch Geo-imaging satellite “EOS-03” later this year

Union Minister of State for Science & Technology Dr Jitendra Singh informed that Geo-imaging satellite “EOS-03”is scheduled for launch in third quarter of 2021. The EOS-03 would enable near-real time monitoring of natural disasters like floods & cyclones. The information was shared while replying to a question in the Rajya Sabha today. He said that […]

India’s democracy is powered by its free-thinking citizens; India and US we can learn from each other: US Secretary of State Blinken
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India’s democracy is powered by its free-thinking citizens; India and US we can learn from each other: US Secretary of State Blinken

Answering to a loaded question by a Wall Street Journal reporter Courtney McBride on so-called Indian Government’s ‘backslide’ on issues such as human rights at the Joint Press conference, US Secretary of State Blinken said that India’s democracy is powered by its free-thinking citizens and US views Indian democracy as a force for good in […]

Terrorism is the most serious threat to international peace and security: India at SCO Defence Ministers meet
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Terrorism is the most serious threat to international peace and security: India at SCO Defence Ministers meet

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that Terrorism is the most serious threat to international peace and security. He was speaking at the SCO Defence Ministers’ meeting in Dushanbe on 28 July 2021. He also stressed that any act of terror and support to such acts, including cross border terrorism, committed by whomsoever, wherever and for whatever motives, is a crime against humanity.

Exercise Cutlass Express 2021 Commences in Mombasa; Indian Naval Ship Talwar to take part
Defence & Security

Exercise Cutlass Express 2021 Commences in Mombasa; Indian Naval Ship Talwar to take part

Exercise Cutlass Express 2021 (CE21) is being conducted from 26 July 2021 to 06 August 2021 along the East Coast of Africa. The exercise is an annual maritime exercise conducted to promote national and regional maritime security in East Africa and the Western Indian Ocean. The exercise also focusses on East Africa’s coastal regions and […]

Need effective mechanism to address global vaccine inequity: India in UNSC
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Need effective mechanism to address global vaccine inequity: India in UNSC

India has said that there is a need for an effective mechanism to address global vaccine inequity. Addressing the UNSC on behalf of India, India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti further said that a rapid and effective vaccination drive is needed to mitigate further mutation of the virus. Ambassador Tirumurti also […]