Defence & Diplomacy

Sri Lankan crisis: Does India need to be cautious with President Sirisena’s move?

Sri Lankan crisis: Does India need to be cautious with President Sirisena’s move?

Are competing geo-political rivalry between major international players and divergent affiliations among political leaders along pro-India or pro-China lines, a factor behind sudden eruption of crisis in Sri Lanka? Whatever may be the reason, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision to replace Ranil Wickremesinghe with Mahinda Rajapaksa as the country’s[Read More…]

Dancing at Army’s tune, Pakistan PM Imran Khan aims to beat media to silence; India needs to keep watchful eye on Islamabad

Dancing at Army’s tune, Pakistan PM Imran Khan aims to beat media to silence; India needs to keep watchful eye on Islamabad

In Pakistan, talking and writing about India is anathema. Eulogizing Hafiz Saeed, the Jammat-ud-Dawa leader and mastermind of the 26/11 attack is considered as passport to good life and protection from any retributive action from Pakistan Army and its supporters. Imran Khan headed new Pakistan government works as a facilitator[Read More…]

Maldives' President-elect invites Modi to attend oath-taking

Maldivian election: Will India cut China to size in Maldives after Yameen is gone?

This must be a presidential election result in the Maldives for which India would be waiting for a long. As even without waiting for the Maldivian Election Commission’s confirmation on opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih’s victory, New Delhi rushed to promptly welcome the outcome of the polls. “We heartily congratulate[Read More…]

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