India-Italy Ties On The Upswing


In the backdrop of 70 years of diplomatic relations between India and Italy, with the theme ‘Celebrating the Future’; the visit of Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to New Delhi within five months of assuming office showcases the significance attached to this relation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Mr. Conte delivered…

Pakistan’s Misplaced Expectations


Pakistan’s has shown its belligerence once again; Major-General Asif Gafoor, Director-General Inter- Services Public Relations, recently threatened India of 10 surgical strikes if New Delhi dared to launch such an attack against Pakistan. This, of course, is the usual language of a military General, but the very fact that he…

Bhutan Votes For Change


Bhutan has completed its two-phase National Assembly elections. Voting for the lower house of Bhutan’s parliament was keenly watched, especially by her neighbours. The Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) has won the elections. DNT President Dr. Lotay Tshering would be the new Prime Minister of Bhutan.  The DNT, which was formed…