Modi’s visit to Male, Colombo can affirm the salience of the Indian Ocean island states

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi travels to the southern seas, Delhi must come to terms with a number of realities.

Eastward course

Bay of Bengal outreach is a well-judged attempt to expand regionalism, not let SAARC hold it hostage.


Why SAARC is still relevant

SAARC holds the key to South Asia’s economic integration.

Sushma reality check: Won’t attend SAARC, no talks until terror stops

Her announcement comes a day after Pakistan said that it would invite PM Narendra Modi to the SAARC summit and hours before Pakistan PM Imran Khan laid the foundation stone for the Kartarpur Corridor.

Sushma Swaraj leaves SAARC foreign ministers meeting mid-way

Sushma Swaraj was not the first minister to leave the meeting as her counterparts from Afghanistan and Bangladesh had also left before her. Sources also said that Swaraj had other engagements as well and Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale was present throughout the SAARC meeting.

Restrict import of duty free oil from SAARC countries: Traders to Centre

India is the largest importer of edible oils in the world and allows duty-free imports of edible oils from SAARC member countries


When good employees go bad

Data has become a competitive differentiator for the new-age business.

Being neighbourly

To fulfil ambitions in Indo-Pacific and beyond, India must work for a cohesive South Asia

Pakistan summons India's Deputy High Commissioner over ceasefire violations along LoC

Pakistan's Foreign Office said Dr Faisal urged the Indian side to respect the 2003 ceasefire arrangement and instruct the Indian forces to respect the ceasefire in letter and spirit and maintain peace along the Line of Control and the Working Boundary.

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif accuses India of 'undermining' spirit of SAARC

"India undermined and violated the spirit of SAARC Charter by casting shadows of bilateral issues and problems on a multilateral forum for regional cooperation," he was quoted as saying.

SAARC Photos

Narendra Modi addresses the 18th SAARC summit in Kathmandu, Nepal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with other SAARC nations leaders at the inaugural session of the 18th SAARC Summit in Kathmandu, Nepal