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A Trump India visit, in campaign mode
Feb 20, 2020

A Trump India visit, in campaign mode

With a trade deal unlikely, New Delhi must calibrate the costs and benefits of the U.S. President’s political tour

Ahead of Secretary Carter's India visit, bipartisan support for expansion of defence cooperation
May 26, 2015

Ahead of Secretary Carter's India visit, bipartisan support for expansion of defence cooperation

India-US defence ties are driven not only by business and commercial interests, but by the logic of geopolitics. Sustained bipartisan support in favour of burgeoning India-US ties is necessary.

Blinken’s India Visit Goes Off Smoothly
Jul 30, 2021

Blinken’s India Visit Goes Off Smoothly

Despite concerns that the Biden administration’s focus on human rights and democracy would entail sharp criticism of New Delhi, Blinken’s visit highlighted the many areas of bilateral synergy.

Boris Johnson’s India visit: Prioritising bilateral agendas over timing
Apr 21, 2022

Boris Johnson’s India visit: Prioritising bilateral agendas over timing

Despite differing positions on the Ukraine crisis, both the countries are choosing to prioritise their bilateral relations 

Importance of Obama's India visit
Jan 24, 2015

Importance of Obama's India visit

Both President Obama and Prime Minister Modi have seized the moment to reinvigourate the bilateral ties. If Modi has put America at the very centre of his dynamic foreign policy strategy, Obama appears eager to work with what is undoubtedly a more vigorous and action-oriented government in Delhi.

Li's India visit may be a memorable one
May 17, 2013

Li's India visit may be a memorable one

China's Blue Book sees the US as a pivot to Asia and strengthening of alliances in the region is viewed by the Chinese analyst as being directed to contain China. The Blue Book also notes that India's defence cooperation with the US, Japan, Vietnam and Australia has strengthened it. India has to act with maturity while dealing with the resurgent China.

Li's India visit: The die has already been cast
May 21, 2013

Li's India visit: The die has already been cast

Can China be meaningfully engaged on issues like the border or the boundary? The answer is a resounding 'no'. The Chinese leadership structure is in flux. All the meaningful rapprochements and border resolutions were carried out either in the Mao or the Deng era. Since then, China's leaders have been too weak and fearful of internal coups to move forward in a meaningful way.

Myanmar: The importance of Suu Kyi's India visit
Oct 26, 2012

Myanmar: The importance of Suu Kyi's India visit

Nobel Peace laureate and pro-democratic champion of Myanmar, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is expected to visit India in mid November. The dates are yet to be finalised. This would be Suu Kyi's first visit to India since her political carrier took a downward turn after the elections of 1990.

No, Justin Trudeau's India visit was not a failure
Feb 26, 2018

No, Justin Trudeau's India visit was not a failure

Canada went out of its way to reassure India on the issue of terrorism and both sides agreed to respect each other's 'sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity'.

President Ghani's India visit sends strong message to region
Sep 21, 2016

President Ghani's India visit sends strong message to region

President Ghani's visit to India marks a radical shift in the policy of Afganistan towards India and is a game-changer in South Asia.

Saudi heir apparent Mohammed bin Salman’s India visit comes amidst regional and global turmoil
Feb 19, 2019

Saudi heir apparent Mohammed bin Salman’s India visit comes amidst regional and global turmoil

While the ongoing geopolitical tremors will cloud much of MBS’s visit, India and Saudi Arabia have witnessed a pivotal shift over the past decade or

Sri Lankan Premier India Visit: An Opportunity Lost?
Jul 20, 2004

Sri Lankan Premier India Visit: An Opportunity Lost?

The Sri Lankan Premier Mahinda Rajapakse has completed his three-day visit to India over the weekend from July 17 to 19. He was here on the invitation of the Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh.

Suu Kyi’s India visit: Looking beyond SAARC
Oct 15, 2016

Suu Kyi’s India visit: Looking beyond SAARC

Looking beyond SAARC and engaging with Myanmar to make the most of BRICS-BIMSTEC and engaging with Suu Kyi

The Chinese chatter on the eve of the Chinese defence minister’s India visit
Apr 26, 2023

The Chinese chatter on the eve of the Chinese defence minister’s India visit

There is a deepening concern amongst the Chinese strategic community over the convergence of interest between the US and India.

The political context of Donald Trump’s India visit
Feb 11, 2020

The political context of Donald Trump’s India visit

Ahead of polls, he will seek to leverage the trip for political ends. India should stay focused on the wider agenda

What did Moon's India visit achieve?
Jul 18, 2018

What did Moon's India visit achieve?

A closer look at what the recent trip meant for bilateral ties between Seoul and New Delhi.

Why the Vietnam President’s India visit matters for security ties
Mar 05, 2018

Why the Vietnam President’s India visit matters for security ties

Quang’s visit comes at a time when momentum for bilateral ties and India’s ties with Southeast Asia in general are at a high level.

Will Khaleda Zia's India visit lead to improved ties?
Oct 27, 2012

Will Khaleda Zia's India visit lead to improved ties?

The visit of Begum Khaleda Zia to New Delhi, her first visit as the Opposition leader, suggests a change in the thinking of her party, BNP. And it is likely to turn into a major breakthrough in the India-Bangladesh relations, marking a new beginning in the relations.

With Trump’s India visit, US-India ties go one step forward and two steps back
Feb 27, 2020

With Trump’s India visit, US-India ties go one step forward and two steps back

Despite some gains on the policy level, Trump’s visit to India symbolised heightened partisanship and a return to chemistry between leaders defining

Zardari's India visit: An assessment
Apr 07, 2012

Zardari's India visit: An assessment

When Dr. Manmohan Singh and Mr. Asif Ali Zardari meet in New Delhi on Sunday, they could productively focus on two important themes - one, looking at a number of agreements that could be clinched in the next few months. Two, to set a date for Dr. Singh's visit to Pakistan.

Zardari's India visit: Improve religious tourism
Apr 07, 2012

Zardari's India visit: Improve religious tourism

After Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) on India-Pakistan borders having almost failed, may be, hopefully, the high-profile pilgrimage of President Asif ali Zardari will play a role in making the visits of not-so-high profile ones less arduous and cumbersome.

As Maldives President comes calling....
Dec 30, 2013

As Maldives President comes calling....

India being the closest neighbour with high stakes in the stability of Maldives, President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom's India visit from January 1 to 4 would be keenly watched, nearer home in the two countries, and afar.

Hillary Clinton's India  visit: Just another bilateral?
Jul 23, 2011

Hillary Clinton's India visit: Just another bilateral?

Clinton's India visit was only moderately successful with not much progress on nuclear liability issues and Afghanistan. But the good thing is that both countries are talking out their differences, showing their commitment to taking this mutually-beneficial partnership to a new high.

Maldives’ new pro-China tilt is worrisome but India hopes for pragmatism
May 17, 2024

Maldives’ new pro-China tilt is worrisome but India hopes for pragmatism

India has been understanding of the Maldivian government’s new policy, but it expects the island nation to respect Indian sensitivities and equally uphold its commitment to bilateral ties

Myanmar's military diplomacy
Aug 09, 2012

Myanmar's military diplomacy

Myanmar's military chief General Min Aung Hlaing's recent India visit is another significant step in Myanmar's military diplomacy. Myanmar knows its interest lies in keeping a balanced military engagement with major powers and it would be the last that would want a strategic rivalry of the great powers be played out in its country.

Myanmar: Balancing India and China
Jul 26, 2010

Myanmar: Balancing India and China

Myanmar's top military general, Than Shwe, would use his India visit to convey the message to New Delhi that his country's relationship with India remains strong and undiluted in the backdrop of the recent events.

NASA Chief in India: Big Fillip to India-US Space Agenda
Dec 11, 2023

NASA Chief in India: Big Fillip to India-US Space Agenda

There appears to be a near perfect alignment of the stars for the Indian and U.S. space agencies to collaborate under.

Nepal: India advocates consensus during President's visit
Dec 28, 2012

Nepal: India advocates consensus during President's visit

Nepal President Dr Ram Baran Yadav's India visit last week helped to bring some clarity on New Delhi's current position vis-a-vis the political developments in Nepal. Although the visit came at the height of political tensions back home,

Obama visit: The economic fallout
Jan 27, 2015

Obama visit: The economic fallout

What India needs badly is FDI with it technology transfer and hopefully that would come after Obama's India visit. The inflows have already raised India's reserves to $322 billion recently. Also, the stock market has been on the roll before and after Obama's visit, though because of reasons other than the visit.