Wednesday, Feb 01, 2023

Shivshankar Menon


India’s claim for permanent UNSC seat populist: Former foreign secretary Shivshankar Menon

November 18, 2021 3:58 am

Menon said that the leadership of many countries, including India, relied on nationalism, personality cults and other forms of legitimacy, as economies around the world slowed down.

‘China’s relationship with India lies in India’s external environment’

June 08, 2021 6:07 am

Menon was speaking at a panel discussion titled ‘India and China: Uneasy Neighbours’ along with Lt General SL Narasimhan, Director General, Centre for Contemporary China Studies, and Member, National Security Advisory Board, Government of India; and Yun Sun, Senior Fellow and Director of China Program, Stimson Centre, which was moderated by Gideon Rachman, Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator, Financial Times.

Shivshankar Menon: 'Post-Covid, everyone will be diminished. We have to handle our problems competently... not do image management'

May 24, 2021 7:07 am

As the centre-stage of geopolitics shifts to Asia, with a more assertive China, Menon’s new book, India and Asian Geopolitics, is a “plea” for India to engage with the world, particularly Asia. The former ambassador to China and ex-foreign secretary, also analyses India’s growing position as a counter to China in the region.

Action on J&K to CAA increasingly isolating India: Former foreign secy Shivshankar Menon

January 04, 2020 11:30 am

Speaking at an event organised by the Constitutional Conduct Group and Karwan-e-Mohabbat at the Press Club of India, Menon said, “What we have achieved in recent past is to hyphenate our image with Pakistan’s in a fundamental way as religiously-driven and intolerant states...."

India should encourage Taliban to shun violence and become mainstream in Afghanistan: Shivshankar Menon

January 26, 2019 3:49 pm

India has been a key stakeholder in the peace and reconciliation process in Afghanistan and has committed aid worth USD 3 billion to the war-ravaged country.

Do not see cross-LoC strikes minimising Pak bid to stir up trouble, spread alienation in J&K: Former NSA Shivshankar Menon

November 24, 2016 2:17 pm

It has been our consistent official position that J&K is an inalienable part of India, and that the issue with Pakistan is the return of Pakistan-occupied territory.

No reason to deny visa to Dolkun Isa: Ex-NSA

May 01, 2016 9:34 am

He said China takes Uighur leaders — such as Isa and the US-based Rebiya Kadeer — seriously and is trying to have them blacklisted internationally, but “we (India) have no reason” to see Isa as a terrorist.

You can’t tell Pakistan: Katti, we won’t talk. Katti isn’t policy, says ex-NSA Shivshankar Menon

January 10, 2016 12:12 pm

Former National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon says that after 26/11, his thought “as an individual was that India should attack Pakistan”, but asserts that terrorism should not determine India’s relationship with Islamabad and explains why “diplomacy is not a T20 match”

Six terrorists shouldn’t stop you from talking: Former NSA Shivshankar Menon

January 08, 2016 9:37 am

Menon, who was speaking at the Idea Exchange programme of The Indian Express, said he was “surprised” by the decision to postpone talks with China in the wake of the Pathankot attack.

Manmohan Singh kin’s security downgraded

March 21, 2015 1:44 am

Security to Shivshankar Menon, Tytler, Sajjan also downgraded.