India on Monday decided not to join the RCEP trade agreement, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi telling leaders of the 15 other participating countries the deal doesn’t satisfactorily address New Delhi’s “outstanding issues and concerns”.
Indian farmers hail Modi’s decision to opt out of a sprawling Asian trade pact.
Hopes of signing the world’s largest free trade pact are thrown into doubt.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chancellor Angela Merkel value one another and, although there were subtle criticisms, economic cooperation was at the core of Merkel’s message during the fifth German-Indian bilateral talks, which took place in New Delhi.
India’s main opposition party – the Indian National Congress (INC) on Sunday alleged that the smart-phone of their prominent leader Priyanka Gandhi was snooped upon through WhatsApp.
Headlines this week warned that much of Mumbai and its suburbs could be under water because of climate change-related sea-level rise by 2050.
Subdued in the hubbub surrounding the results of assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana last week were two other developments that would otherwise have drawn far more attention.
Malaysia’s mammoth palm oil sector faces a new threat after Indian traders were asked to halt purchases amid a diplomatic row over Kashmir, piling further pressure on the industry as Europe also plans cutbacks.
India is ranked 102nd in the Global Hunger Index, 2019. It is way behind the other Brics countries: Brazil is 18th, Russia is 22nd, China is 25th, and South Africa is 60th.
IF the Indian landscape was depicted by its myriad forms of craft, it would be a vibrant patchwork quilt highlighting a multitude of hues and shades of connotation, reflective of its centuries-old skilled craftsmanship.
At least 10 people were killed by artillery fire Sunday along the de facto India-Pakistan border in Kashmir, officials said, as both countries accuse each other of trying to destabilise the disputed region.
In fact, India’s digital success story itself is a creation of global demand. When the Y2K crisis hit American and European shores, Indian companies stepped up to the plate and offered COBOL-correction ‘fixes’ at competitive rates.
A man digging a grave in northern India found a newborn girl buried alive, police said Monday, in the latest case to shine a spotlight on female infanticide in the country.
Today, carefully calibrated swings between bonhomie and brinkmanship define the nature of India-China ties.
India’s PM and Chinese President spoke of a new era in relations.
The second informal meeting between China’s President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which is scheduled between October 11 and 12, is set to enhance bilateral relations and trust along with fostering cooperation between the two Asian countries in all fields.
As one of the world’s fastest-growing large economies, India occupies a prominent position on the global stage – and its ambitions are high. The Modi government aims to turn the Indian subcontinent into a $5 trillion economy by 2024.
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to the “father of the nation” Mahatma Gandhi on the 150th anniversary of his birth at his memorial in New Delhi on Wednesday.
India is going through a time of significant change. Economic growth, technological advancements, a closing gender gap, urbanisation, the development of environmental rights – all these factors are coming together to build India’s role as a major world power.
As the international trading system grows increasingly strained under the escalating US–China trade dispute and the paralysis of WTO reform, many have eagerly called for the conclusion of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) by the end of 2019.
India has been saying this all along. The world has acknowledged it for long. But a Pakistani government has always shied away from saying it. That Pakistan Army is the boss of the Pakistan government in the country.
Analysts say the auto industry’s problems is facing more serious bumps in the road.
Competition in India’s booming streaming market is heating up.
The Indian army is watching the LoC very, very closely. And for good reason. Army officials say the chatter – field intelligence, radio intercepts and interrogation of captured Pakistani terrorists — suggest that Pakistan’s deep state has restarted the infrastructure of terror.
India’s home affairs minister on Sunday said his government “will not allow a single illegal immigrant to stay”, as he visited Assam state where a controversial citizenship register sparked uproar from the almost two million people excluded.
India’s space programme suffered a huge setback Saturday after losing contact with an unmanned spacecraft moments before it was due to make a historic soft landing on the Moon.
Two Indian naval ships made a port call at Preah Sihanouk’s Sihanoukville harbour.
The Chinese government attaches great importance to its relations with India, which is a basic foreign policy to China.
India’s transition from the Look East Policy to Act East Policy (AEP) during the first term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi positioned the ASEAN region high in New Delhi’s foreign policy priorities.
A common tactic that large corporations in India have learnt to deploy effectively whenever they incur large losses is to impress upon the government that unless they are bailed out, the entire sector, even the whole economy, might run into deep trouble. I witnessed the use of this tactic first hand during my years at the Niti Aayog.