DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS

  • Send marines or face consequences: PM warns Italy March 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Taking a tough stand, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday accused Italy of violating "every rule of diplomatic discourse" and asked it to send back the two marines undergoing trial for killing Indian fishermen, failing which there will be consequences on bilateral ties. Responding to the issue raised by...
  • Relations with Gujarat is not about endorsing Modi: British envoy October 22, 2012

    British High Commissioner to India James Bevan said that the talks with the Gujarat Chief Minister were not an endorsement of any person, but an engagement with the state. ...
  • UK engaging with Gujarat govt, not endorsing Modi: Envoy October 22, 2012

    New Delhi: After meeting Narendra Modi, British High Commissioner to India, James Bevan, on Monday said that the talks with the Gujarat Chief Minister were not an endorsement of any person, but an engagement with the state. The UK High Commissioner clarified that engagement with Gujarat is in Britain's trade...
  • UK ends 10year 'boycott', Modi meets British envoy October 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met British High Commissioner to India, James Bevan in Ahmedabad. Experts opine that the meeting could be the start of the rehabilitation of the controversial Gujarat politician's image in the West. Diplomatic ties between the UK and Gujarat were strained after...
  • British envoy to meet Narendra Modi today October 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will meet the British High Commissioner to India, James Bevan in Ahmedabad on Monday. The meeting marks the resumption of diplomatic relations between Britian and Gujarat, which were strained after the 2002 Gujarat riots. Two weeks back, the UK had claimed that it...
  • Pakistan moving closer to China: US report October 28, 2011

    Washington: With the deepening of the IndiaUS relationship and deterioration in the ties between Washington and Islamabad, Pakistan is moving closer to China, a US Congressional report has said. "As USIndia ties deepen and USPakistan ties appear to deteriorate, many observers see Islamabad becoming more reliant than ever on its friendship...
  • Pak wants cooperative relations with India February 7, 2011

    Thimphu: Pakistan on Monday expressed its desire to have "cordial and cooperative" ties with India, a day after the two sides agreed to have "constructive" engagement aimed at restoring the stalled dialogue process. The sentiment was expressed by Pakistan Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir when he called on External Affairs Minister SM...
  • US builds new partnership with India: Obama January 26, 2011

    Washington: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday said that his administration has built a new partnership with India, as the US has stepped up efforts to ensure global peace and prosperity. Obama visited India in November last year. Building new relationship with countries like India, Obama said is part of his efforts...