What it means for India to be the ‘major defence partner’ of the US?

India has been designated as major defence partner which is a status given uniquely to India. According to the joint statement made it “institutionalises the progress made to facilitate defence trade and technology-sharing with India to a level at par with that of the United States’ closest allies and partners, and ensures enduring cooperation into … Continue reading What it means for India to be the ‘major defence partner’ of the US?

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#ModiInUSA, what India is talking, what should be talked about?

My dear popular fan pages, and so called Indian intellectuals please don't spoil the political discourse with your unwanted worthless populist propaganda. What needs to be talked and criticized is not about Modi's presence of mind to take Mark Zuckerberg into the frame while on stage by pulling him beside or about the reused code … Continue reading #ModiInUSA, what India is talking, what should be talked about?

SAARC turning 30, Modi is striking right notes and isolating Pakistan

SAARC- South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation started in 1985 at Dhaka, with headquarters at Kathmandu having 7 South Asian nations as members ( currently 8 full-time members, Afghanistan was added in 2005) meets on an average once in every 18-20 months, with a different theme for every summit, this time the 18th Summit in … Continue reading SAARC turning 30, Modi is striking right notes and isolating Pakistan

India and Indonesia are similar, yet distances apart.

DEMOCRACY IN INDIA: World's largest democracy. Found Independence in the year 1947 Jawaharlal Nehru-Co-founder of NAM Large population and Social diversity Still developing and grappling with  poverty, red tape and inadequate infrastructure. India’s economic growth has been anemic for decades PM Narasimha Rao + Finance Minister Manmohan Singh = Reforming the economy and moving towards … Continue reading India and Indonesia are similar, yet distances apart.

Will India stick to NAM, even if the US asks India to join fight against IS?

The story begins from Barack Obama calling the newly elect NaMo and wished him and invited him to Washington to discuss and strengthen the US-India strategic partnership.  The Strategic partnership is the key word here and crucially we shouldn't miss the significance of this keyword as we all know the U.S is very very diligent and sensitive about … Continue reading Will India stick to NAM, even if the US asks India to join fight against IS?