G20 2023

UAE recognizes Pak-occupied-Kashmir as part of India

NEW DELHI: In a significant diplomatic move, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recognized Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) as part of India. This was revealed in a video shared by UAE Deputy Prime Minister Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan at the G20 Summit held in New Delhi. The video intended to highlight regional initiatives for an economic […]

India has finally arrived, but what took it so long?

NEW DELHI: The results of India’s changed approach towards international relations and diplomacy are becoming gradually visible now. I have to admit, that as someone banking on the Cold War era conflicts and politics to create a workable understanding about global realpolitik, I have traditionally been fairly sceptical about India’s approach towards the international arena. […]

Bharat Mandapam: Where heritage meets G20 modernity

NEW DELHI: Nestled in the heart of New Delhi’s Pragati Maidan, the International Exhibition-cum-Convention Centre (IECC) complex, known as Bharat Mandapam, is currently in the limelight as it plays host to the prestigious G20 Summit. However, this architectural wonder is more than just a venue for global summits, it stands as a testament to India’s […]

G20 confirms Russia’s isolation: India’s friend Macron tells media

New Delhi: President of France Emmanuel Macron brought up the issue of Russia-Ukraine and commended Russia, in strong words, for its offensive against Ukraine. “First of all, this G20 confirms the isolation of ‘Russia’,” said Macron during the press briefing held today in Delhi after the G20 summit. “A vast majority of G20 members condemn […]

Exclusive World Bank president Ajay Banga to The New Indian

New Delhi: Ajay Banga, president of the World bank, exclaimed with pride and happiness that PM worked very hard to get a consensus on G20 New Delhi Leaders Declaration and claimed that India’s G20 presidency is an absolute success. Banga arrived at the Bharat Mandapam, the venue of G20, to attend the g20 summit. The […]

RaGa did it again, claims attack on Indian democracy after meeting MEPs

NEW DELHI: While Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosts world leaders for the high-profile G20 Summit, his staunch opponent Rahul Gandhi has once again raked up controversy on foreign soils by claiming a “full-scale attack on democracy in India”. Gandhi commenced his week-long Europe trip in Belgium. He arrived in Brussels on Thursday morning and met […]

PM Modi introduces Bharat on his seat at G20 Summit

NEW DELHI: The Bharat vs India debate has taken a new turn. In front of a powerful crowd of G20, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted the new identity of his country: Bharat. ‘Bharat’ nameplate was displayed in front of PM Modi as he addressed the session in his inaugural speech, signaling that the BJP government […]

Jinping absent from G20, ex-Army chief welcomes Chinese premier

NEW DELHI: As world leaders descended upon New Delhi, including US President Biden and UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak last night, Chinese President Xi Jinping opted to send Chinese Premier Li Qiang as his representative for the G20 Summit. India extended a warm welcome to the Chinese Premier, often referred to as the ‘second-highest position’ […]

G20: African Union becomes member, PM Modi flags global trust deficit

NEW DELHI: The two-day G20 Summit, hosted by India, commenced with a historic announcement today as the African Union officially became a member of the prestigious international forum, giving further boost to India’s image as the leader of the Global South. In his opening address as the President of the G20, Prime Minister Narendra Modi – […]

G 20’s Goals: Amitabh Kant lists women-led development, gender equality, SDGs & climate finance

NEW DELHI: India’s G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant on Friday shared the four principles that India has worked on during its presidency of the summit while also belting out the priorities that the summit will have for future coordination. While holding the pre-summit press briefing for G20, Kant shared key priorities — battling recession, women-led development and […]