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Election over, Britain gets set to find out what life is like under a Boris government

NEW DELHI: The recent clashes that erupted near Downing Street as left-wing ‘Remainers’ walked down the roads chanting ‘Not my prime minister’ showed that...

Boris Johnson’s victory is good news for India

LONDON: The British public have spoken. Loudly and emphatically. They have voted to get Brexit done, and in doing so, given Prime Minister Boris Johnson the most comprehensive...

UK Set For Vote Of A ‘Generation’

NEW DELHI: On Thursday, the United Kingdom will vote in a general election—the third in less than five years—that has been dubbed as one...

Despite Cracks In U.S.-Europe Relations, Nato Will Survive

New Delhi: It’s no secret that the faultlines between the U.S and Europe are growing by the day, but the sharp exchange of words...
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To Counter China, India needs NATO to function

NEW DELHI: French president Emmanuel Macron’s recent remark in which he called Nato ‘brain dead’ has prompted much speculation. The remark, which ironically became the...

Swiss Mission ‘Kidnapping’: Bid To Tarnish Gotabaya Image?

NEW DELHI: Was a local employee of the embassy of Switzerland in Sri Lanka briefly abducted by some unidentified men as is being claimed by...

China not hiding its global ambitions in the Indian Ocean, says France’s navy chief

NEW DELHI: Joint naval patrols in the Indian Ocean by India and France are likely from next year.  The French Navy Chief Admiral Christophe...

Moves Afoot To Ratchet Up India-UK Maritime Cooperation In Indian Ocean

NEW DELHI: Slowly but surely, India and the UK are working to ramp up maritime cooperation in the the Indian Ocean region (IOR). The...

India, France step up cooperation in Indian Ocean in bid to checkmate China

NEW DELHI: The scheduled deployment of an Indian naval warship to the Reunion Island in early 2020 signals India’s growing power play in the...
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U-turn just for show as Labour leaders will continue to attack India on Kashmir 

The recent statement by Britain’s Labour party referring to the issue of Jammu and Kashmir as a ‘bilateral matter’ will come as music to India’s ears...

Despite backlash, Jeremy Corbyn will remain an ‘India-baiter’ on Kashmir

NEW DELHI: Too little, too late? This is the question political observers are asking as Britain’s Labour party moved into damage control to assuage...

Mixed signals: EU continues to blow hot and cold on India relationship

NEW DELHI: A top EU official has raised eyebrows in the Capital with his remarks on Jammu and Kashmir. Christian Leffler, EU Deputy Secretary-General for Economic and Global...
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ISIS Likely To Gain Ground From U.S’s Syria Pullout

NEW DELHI: The scheduled pullout of American forces from Syria is not only an opportunity for ISIS to rebuild itself, but can also provide...

Manufacturing Consent? Pakistani, Bangladeshi Editors Speak Of ‘Climate Of Fear’ In Their Countries

HAMBURG, GERMANY: Rising nationalism and increasing authoritarian tendencies by the state have been concerns that have been voiced for sometime now. But no one...

Brexit Unlikely To Impact India-UK Trade Ties

NEW DELHI: Partings can be bittersweet. The United Kingdom (UK) is realising this as it prepares to exit the European Union on October 31....

Political Necessity? Boris Sees Suspension Of Parliament As Key To His Political Survival

NEW DELHI: Britain’s parliament was left both shaken and stirred as Prime Minister Boris Johnson efficiently paved the way for a ‘no deal’ Brexit...