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Trump India visit makes good optics

By Vijay Badhwar Prime Minister Modi must be banking on second term election of US President Trump to invest so much goodwill on the family’s recent one-and-a-half-day visit to his (Modi’s) home state Ahmedabad, the monument of love -Taj Mahal – and lastly, capital Delhi. The optics of Air Force One landing in Ahmedabad and […]

Indore-Bhopal to host 21st edition of IIFA Awards from March 27-29

By Manju Mittal The 21st edition of the International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA Awards) will be held in Indore from March 27-29, while Bhopal will host a function in run up to the mega Bollywood event, it was announced here on Monday. This was announced by IIFA organisers in the presence of Bollywood actors […]

AAP’s ”˜Jhaadu’ sweeps Delhi

By Vijay Badhwar It is second time in a row (if one ignores the first time few-days-long AAP government as a minor aberration) that the Aam Admi Party (AAP) led by Arvind Kejriwal has swept the Delhi elections – in 2015, 67-3, and in the just-held contest 62-8, the consolation seats going to Bharatiya Janata […]

Developments in Kashmir set off chain of global reactions

By Shantanu Roy-Chaudhary With the Narendra Modi-led government revoking the special status of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) through the abrogation of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution on August 5, the ”˜most dangerous place on earth,’ a remark made by former President Bill Clinton, has again become the centre of attention in South Asia With […]

PM Modi has never requested Trump to mediate on Kashmir issue

July 22. The Ministry of External affairs, Government of India, has reiterated long-held position that the Kashmir issue is to be discussed bilaterally between India and Pakistan. In a sharp rebuttal to  U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments, the government denied that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had requested Mr. Trump to mediate between India and Pakistan. […]

All India chants: Modi, Modi, Modi

By Vijay Badhwar Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has swept to power for his second term in a resounding victory encompassing the whole country. There is no Hindi belt any more, nor a North-South-East-West divide; it’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) all the way. BJP has crossed the 300 barrier on its own, nearly winning 20 […]

India and U.S. Bilateral trade meeting

India and the United States held the India-U.S. Bilateral Trade meeting in New Delhi on May 6, 2019. Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Government of India and Mr. Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce, United States of America co-chaired the bilateral meeting. Both the co-chairs, Suresh Prabhu and Mr. Wilbur Ross […]

The Battle begins

By Vijay Badhwar The election dates in the world’s largest democracy, for the 16th time since its inception, have been announced to begin on April 11 and end on May 19.Nine hundred million voters are eligible to vote in the mega elections, 15 million among them being first time voters. They will cast their votes […]

MEA India disappointed not being able to get JeM leader declared as global terrorist by the UN Security Council

China has for the fourth time blocked (put a technical hold) a proposal at the United Nations to designate Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. Standing solidly behind Pakistan, China ignored international efforts to clamp down on cross-border terrorism.   This is a major setback to Indian efforts to proscribe the Pulwama mastermind […]

India sends a strong message to Pakistan by striking at JeM camps

By Vijay Badhwar Twelve Mirage-2000 fighter jets escorted by four Sukhoi Su-30 planes crossed the Line-of-Control (LoC) early morning at three am on February 26 to strike Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror camp in Balakot to avenge the Pulwama attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed 13 days ago. It was a strike impatiently awaited by […]

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