Daily News Commentary

Government To Focus On Growth Momentum


Buoyed by the landslide mandate to power at the Centre for the second consecutive term, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Government is now gearing up with renewed vigour to put the Indian economy on the trajectory of higher growth to meet the twin objectives of generating employment and improving the…

The Week In Parliament


President Ram Nath Kovind has said the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government is moving towards building a strong, secure, prosperous and inclusive India in line with the aspirations of the people. He said the journey is inspired by the spirit of ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas and Sabka…

   Indo-Us Bilateral Ties On An Even Keel


The withdrawal of the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) benefits extended to India by the Trump Administration and the decision to increase tariffs on about twenty-eight products being imported from the US, within days of the second term of the Narendra Modi government have hogged the headlines. However, the two…

Military Build-Up In The Persian Gulf


  In response to the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week; the US Department of Defence announced that it is sending an additional 1,000 troops to bolster security in the Persian Gulf. This comes amidst the escalating tensions in the region following US decision…

Pakistan Cracking Down On Voices Of Dissent


    Pakistan is in the midst of a political upheaval; as the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) government is tightening the noose over anti-government voices. From silencing the opposition by arresting leaders of Pakistan Peoples Party, Asif Ali Zardari and Hamza Shahbaz of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and cracking down on…

Fifth Cica Summit And India


The fifth Summit meeting of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia, commonly called as CICA, was held at Tajikistan last weekend. The First President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev is considered as the Founder of CICA as he had proposed the idea of CICA in his United…

Growing India-China Bonhomie


With Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s getting re-elected to office; India’s China policy is likely to remain consistent while leveraging on the fluctuations in global politics involving United States-China trade war. After the Doklam stand-off of 2017, both countries invested resources on managing their differences. The Wuhan informal Summit in 2018…

Indian Prime Minister’s Visit To Kyrgyzstan


 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi after being elected for a second term, visited Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on 13 & 14 June. He met with Kyrgyzstan President Sooronbay Jeenbekov in a bilateral meeting. The Indian Prime Minister’s meeting with President Jeenbekov can be hailed as special and strategic. President Jeenbekov was one of the…

 First Session Of 17th Lok Sabha


The Budget Session of India’s Parliament will begin from 17th of this month following the constitution of the 17th Lok Sabha after the Naendra Modi led NDA government swept to power for the second term in the general elections held last month with the slogan ‘Sab ka Saath-Sab ka Vikas-Sab ka…

Sco Summit At Bishkek


In a major foreign policy outreach after his resounding electoral victory, Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in the annual Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit at Kyrgyzstan capital Bishkek. Addressing the summit, the Indian Prime Minister said that nations which provided encouragement, support and financial help terrorism needed to be called…