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

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

Our prayers with quake-hit Morocco: Macron in India

New Delhi: France President Emmanuel Macron, in a bilateral talk with India held on the sideline of the G20 summit, has expressed grief about the earthquake that hit Morocco on Friday. Macron said, “We are ready to send resources to Morocco whenever they need it.” “We have mobilized all technical and security teams to be

A new Saudi Arabia on display in G20

NEW DELHI: Saudi Arabia, the home of Mecca, which is known around the world for its religious and cultural significance in Islam, is turning into a hub of innovation, tourism, and sports. As Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visits India for the G20 Summit, the Ministry of Media of the Saudi government organises a three-day

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

Couple Goals: Sunak, wife do thoda pyar, lots of puja at Akshardham

NEW DELHI: UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, who proudly calls himself a “proud Hindu”, visited Akshardham in the early hours of Sunday morning to pay a visit to the Hindu temple, with his wife Akshata Murthy, the daughter of Infosys CEO Narayana and author Sudha Murthy. Visuals show Sunak performing aarti at the Swaminarayan temple near the Yamuna