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Posts Tagged ‘Narendra Modi’

My Idea of a Nation

By Tejasvi Saxena This 1905 painting by Abanindranath Tagore depicts “Bharat Mata” or “Mother India”. Depicted in a tranquil pose, wielding boons to her inhabitants or devotees, the painting humanises a congeries of geographical expressions, encompassing multi ethnic, cultural, linguistic, religious diversities. The tradition of considering every inanimate object as symbolic of veneration, glorifies the […]

How India Functions Under Modi – Part Five

Reuters photo   By Ratnesh Dwivedi   Press Information Bureau, Government of India

How India Functions Under Modi – Part Four

By Ratnesh Dwivedi   Press Club of India

How India Functions Under Modi – Part Three

PIB photo   By Ratnesh Dwivedi   Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India  

How India Functions Under Modi – Part Two

Reuters photo   By Ratnesh Dwivedi   Information Office of the Presidential Office of India

How India functions under Modi – Part One

Reuters photo   By Ratnesh Dwivedi   The Information Office of the Prime Minister of India

As Nepal-China joint military drill continues, Nepal President visits India

HT photo   By Jose Kalathil With the first-ever 10-day long Nepal-China joint military drill ongoing, which began on Sunday at the Nepal Army’s Para Training School in Kathmandu, Nepal’s President Bidhya Devi Bhandari is at the same time currently on a five-day visit to India, her first overseas tour, which India considers a diplomatic […]

What exactly is India’s GRIN initiative?

PTI photo   By Bikash Mohapatra   The Ministry of Human Resource Development’s Global Research Interactive Network (GRIN) attempts to address India’s “brain drain” issue, and convert it into “brain gain,” while simultaneously focusing on improving the quality of education in India and developing an innovation culture.

Taiwan keen on bettering ties with India

Reuters photo   By Jose Kalathil The island country of Taiwan having a population of 23 million is keen on strengthening relations with the second largest economy in Asia, in the fields of trade, tourism, education, culture and business.

Pak-India Composite Dialogue: An Analysis

By Raja Farrukh Zeb   The two states Pakistan and India started their formal dialogue at the end of 1947, to talk about the payment of money to Pakistan along with a share in the assets, which India denied at first. The two countries also held meetings in 1972 to discuss the issue of the […]

Hope floats for India-UK Relations post Brexit

Adnan Abidi/Reuters   By Bikash Mohapatra   While there are sections who argue that the trade between India and the United Kingdom will suffer considerably in the post-Brexit scenario, a majority opine bilateral collaborations will receive a boost, and the establishment of a Free Trade Agreement between the two countries could be easier to accomplish.

Indian National Congress must end the dynasty rule

By Siddhartha Rastogi   …..To protect the country and not the party alone

Demonetisation of Rupee angers Indians

PTI photo   By Jose Kalathil India, Asia’s third-largest economy, is facing an unprecedented financial emergency after Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, demonetised the most popular high-value Indian currencies with effect from 8 November.

Understanding the great delusion: India and the NSG

AP photo   By Anant Mishra India’s continuous efforts to bid for an entry in the Nuclear Suppliers Group not only made headlines, but sparked a debate from “false-neighbourhood” to “a dream too far” also.

CPEC and the Regional Re-alignment

By Sabena Siddiqi China and Pakistan started the China Pakistan Economic Corridor project in 2015, it is China’s largest investment in any foreign country to date and promises to be a game-changer for the entire region.

Will India Mar China? – The Indian Economy In Modi’s Time – Part Five

By Ratnesh Dwivedi  Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund is one of many who believes that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has improved rapidly and is on the right track. International recognition is one aspect but what are the challenges in India becoming a powerhouse while China sees a recession. […]

Will India Mar China? – The Indian Economy in Modi’s Time – Part Four

By Ratnesh Dwivedi  Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund is one of many who believes that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has improved rapidly and is on the right track. International recognition is one aspect but what are the challenges in India becoming a powerhouse while China sees a recession. […]

Will India Mar China? – The Indian Economy in Modi’s Time – Part Three

By Ratnesh Dwivedi Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund is one of many who believes that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has improved rapidly and is on the right track. International recognition is one aspect but what are the challenges in India becoming a powerhouse while China sees a recession. […]

Will India Mar China? – The Indian Economy in Modi’s Time – Part Two

By Ratnesh Dwivedi Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund is one of many who believes that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has improved rapidly and is on the right track. International recognition is one aspect but what are the challenges in India becoming a powerhouse while China sees a recession. […]

Will India Mar China? – The Indian Economy in Modi’s Time – Part One

Punit Paranjpe/AFP   By Ratnesh Dwivedi  Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund is one of many who believes that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has improved rapidly and is on the right track. International recognition is one aspect but what are the challenges in India becoming a powerhouse while China […]

CPEC: Centre of the World

By Sabena Siddiqi The China Pakistan Economic Corridor runs through one of the most important and central geo-strategic locations in South Asia.

Can improved relations between China and India bring change in the coming days?

By Ratnesh Dwivedi  China and India are the two largest and fastest growing economies, not only in Asia, but in the world. These two countries share disputes on borders from 1962 but are not able to overcommit,yet their bilateral ties help them both in growth and solving their global issues.

Sir Mark Tully: Legend of Journalism, Radio and the BBC

  An interview by Ratnesh Dwivedi    This was my first chance to meet Mark Tully in person. I had interviewed him before over the telephone for a community radio station I set up in my previous organization in 2014. A magnificent personality, an excellent welcome and polished Hindi makes Mark Tully what he was in […]

Interview with Anant Mishra

  Michael Organ interviews Anant Mishra, human rights and political commentator, prolific author and former youth representative to the United Nations.

Seven challenges before Modi’s India

By Ratnesh Dwivedi It’s been close to two years and the Modi Administration has already started feeling the heat; Ram Mandir, Jat Reservation, ‘flip flop’ Policy on Pakistan, criticism by the opposition, challenge to sustain a smooth GDP and many more.

Litmus test for Modi government in India

By Ratnesh Dwivedi Ram Mandir Movement, JNU student Protest, Extreme Nationalism, Jat Reservation, Criticism by Opposition and many more……………………

Continuing India-Pakistan talks

By Sattar Rind Surprising actions are being observed in Pakistan in relation to the country’s relationship with India, something not witnessed throughout history.

Birthday Diplomacy and Terrorism

By Sattar Rind Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Pakistan was surprising for the people of both countries.

Indo-Pakistan Talks and the expected result

By Sattar Rind New but expected talks between India and Pakistan have been announced on the occasion of the fifth meeting of the heart of Asia-Istanbul process held in Islamabad, jointly hosted by Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on 8-9 December.

Modi’s visit to Kashmir: The before and after

By Abid Bashir On November 7, Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir State in Indian administered Kashmir, was dotted with police and other forces personnel. The gala arrangements were being put in place to host Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium in the city.