Arvind Kumar Seshadri Chari

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Banning Chinese apps boosts India’s security

Indian companies, technology researchers and start-ups must be encouraged to fill the gap in the social media space.   India...

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Wuhan Spirit evaporates, courtesy the Dragon

The Galwan road will give easy access to the Indian Army to the Karakoram Pass. China’s overall aim is to...

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Security challenges to play a major part in foreign policy choices

India’s foreign policy choices would be centring on getting accepted by the rest of the world as a responsible player...

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Nepal map controversy is about Oli trying to consolidate own position

To placate his detractors and please the Maoists, who have strong links with Beijing, Oli brought out a new map...

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Economic package: Will PM’s vaccine work?

The recent announcement of the Rs 20 lakh crore special economic package has given rise to the debate on whether...

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Covid Age: When BRICS foreign ministers meet

The BRICS—comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa—as an important grouping of emerging economies, has always attempted to reach...

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Global solidarity needed to combat Covid-19

Ghosts of the Wuhan virus victims will haunt China’s leader as long as he is able to last in power...

Hyderabad: A dog rests at a deserted flyover during the 21-day nationwide lockdown (that entered the 13th day) imposed as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of COVID-19, in Hyderabad on Apr 6, 2020. (Photo: IANS)

Combating Covid-19: India’s responses and experience

Adhering to the basic rule in crisis management, the Modi government has taken the right step to limit the intensity...

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A disaster Made in China

What we are witnessing is worse than a war situation.   What began as isolated cases of a hitherto unknown...

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US-Taliban deal for peace or war on peace?

The US-Taliban deal seems to have very little to do with peace in Afghanistan.   The US-led forces in Afghanistan...

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Outcomes of Namaste Trump

The overall tone and tenor of the visit signalled a great road ahead. The 45th US President, Donald Trump has...

US President Donald Trump chats with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a working session at the G20 leaders summit in Hamburg, Germany on July 8, 2017. REUTERS

No-trade-deal does not take away from Trump visit significance

In all likelihood, his pronouncements could be centred round the need to work together and the facilitation for more Indians...

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India needs to rethink its RCEP strategy

India’s apprehensions on getting a raw deal if it joins RCEP have not yet been addressed. India recently kept itself...

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India emerges as key player in world affairs

The rest of the world has been eyeing India especially on how it manages all sorts of complexities and contradictions...

People, who claim to have migrated from Pakistan's Sindh Province, cheer as they celebrate after India's parliament passed a Citizenship Amendment Bill, at Majnu Ka Tila in New Delhi

CAA secures rights of minorities in India’s neighbourhood

Citizenship Amendment Act addresses minorities facing the brunt of repressive systems based on religion.   The Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA...

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India’s focus should shift to BIMSTEC

India crafted a well thought out strategy by announcing that it would not join the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP),...

Sri Lanka's President Rajapaksa and India's PM Modi shake their hands during a photo opportunity ahead of their meeting at Hyderabad House in New Delhi

Sri Lanka features prominently in India’s diplomatic outreach

Both countries have a seminal role in tackling common problems like poverty, unemployment and above all terrorism that seeks to...

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A BRICS future for developing countries

In spite of the ongoing world economic slowdown, the BRICS countries—Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa—in general and India...

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Global public opinion in India’s favour on 370 move

EU MPs’ delegation has termed the abrogation as an internal matter, upholding New Delhi’s contention that global community shouldn’t get...

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India’s changing dynamics with Iran on oil import

Iran had always been India’s trusted crude oil exporter, which had aided to India’s growing energy requirements. The changing dynamics...

Mahabalipuram: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping during their visit to Krishna's butterball - a gigantic granite boulder sitting firmly on the slope of a hillock - in Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu on Oct 11, 2019. (Photo: IANS/PIB)

Symbolism triumphed at Modi-Xi summit

Sino-Indian engagement will be crucial, mandatory requirement for making 21st century an Asian century.     The atmospherics set at...

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Needed at Mahabalipuram: Synergy building by India, China

The informal summit will consider bridging differences in bilateral approaches to regional and global outlook.     The second informal...

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Howdy, Modi! will boost emerging equations in India-US ties

PM’s address at the UNGA will underline the importance of India’s ascendency in global affairs and inevitability of long term...

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Space is the limit: Chandrayaan-2 is not a failure, it’s partially successful

The enigma of the moon would have multiplied manifold in the early hours of 7 September 2019, if Chandrayan-2 had...