Year ender 2023: 10 most significant world events this year

NEW DELHI: Old conflicts continued, and fresh ones emerged, escalating geopolitical rivalries to the extent that a summit between opposing heads of state garnered significant attention, despite yielding minimal concrete results. Overall, positive developments remained scarce. Therefore, here are the top ten global events of 2023. It is advisable to scrutinize the following closely, as […]

#MelodiMagic: Modi-Meloni’s Quirky Connection Takes centre Stage at COP28

This is not the first time that the duo have got the internet by storm, their previous meeting at the G20 Summit in Delhi had also garnered similar reactions from the internet citizens.

PM Modi condemns terrorism, seeks global consensus at P20 gathering

Modi highlighted that India has been a victim to cross-border terrorism since forever, highlighting the 2001 Parliament Attacks NEW DELHI: As the world splits itself into two amid the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took centre stage at the inaugural of the 9th P20 Summit on Friday to condemn terrorism in “all forms”. […]

Bharat a secular nation since 5000 years: Mohan Bhagwat

RSS chief also says that other countries have misinterpreted Bharat’s version of nationalism NEW DELHI: Amid deepening religious polarisation, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat has said that Bharat has been a “secular nation” since 5000 years. Speaking at a book launch event in Delhi on Wednesday, Bhagwat said that people should present India […]

Prof. Mukherji Delves in Natraj’s Symbolism, Artistic Vision, and the Quest for a Decolonized Past

During an engaging lecture at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Professor Parul Duve Mukherji, in conversation with The New Indian, delved into the depths of Indian history. She discussed the timeliness and significance of decolonizing Indian art through the prism of mimesis in the Citrasutra. Prof. Mukherji also highlighted the invaluable contribution […]

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. […]

Western quibbles about G-20 smack of white supremacy

Reading the G-20 Leaders’ Declaration (issued at their annual summit last weekend) alongside the carping of several Western analysts makes one feels like Alice in Wonderland. Read in its entirety, the long and detailed Declaration shows a great deal of thought, inputs, and negotiations. Different lines in many of the paragraphs seem to reflect the […]

Delhi G20 statement signals US shift on Ukraine

With the deterioration of the United Nations, the G20 is slowly becoming the vehicle of choice for a section of the developed world. While the UN still retains some of its traditional appeal as a global forum where crucial decisions are made (read bought or sold), the heavily west-tilted institution’s progressive irrelevance on the face […]

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 […]