India would do well to learn from Japan and not remain totally closed to the BRI.
At the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed India’s eagerness to make ‘Indo-Pacific’ as the defining factor for new security architecture in Asia, while describing the new geography of Indo-Pacific as a “natural region” ranging “from the shores of Africa to that of the Americas.”
NEW DELHI: In keeping out of China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and signing an agreement on sharing of hydrological data on the Brahmaputra river and another on exporting rice following a bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping, India kept its interests safe in this year's Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit, experts said.
In a major foreign policy speech, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed the importance of regional partnerships - and struck a cautious note on engagement with China. Rahul Roy-Chaudhury examines his remarks at the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue.
India’s pursuit of its national interests will be tested by how it manages its relationships with the U.S. and China.
New Delhi, May 21 (PTI) The relevance of Mahatma Gandhi and Ho Chi Minh lies in the struggle against the lingering consequences of colonisation, Union Minister M J Akbar said today on the occasion of the 128th birth anniversary of the Vietnamese leader.