Harsh V Pant

OPEN TO OPINION

Musings from afar

The writer is Professor of International Relations at King's College London. His most recent book is India's Afghan Muddle (HarperCollins).

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Why Narendra Modi reaching out to Nordic nations is both historic and important

The Swedish government will be providing more than $59 million for innovation cooperation in the field of smart cities and sustainability.

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Why India needs to keep an eye on China-Nepal ties

India should not prevent Nepal from developing closer links with China so long as Kathmandu remains cognisant of Indian interests.

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Why Russia no longer cares for friendship with India

Russia’s growing collusion with China and Pakistan will continue to test the Indo-Russian partnership in the coming years.

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With Xi Jinping 'president for life' in China, India must be careful

New Delhi has no choice but to deftly manage Sino-Indian relations.

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India seriously needs to worry about its ties with Iran

Tensions between Washington and Tehran constrain the strategic space for New Delhi.

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Why India must wake up to Madives mess

Crisis escalated after the government declared Emergency and ordered arrest of two top judges and former President.

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Why India and ASEAN leaders need to create a roadmap for the future

India’s efforts to make itself relevant to the region come at a time of great turmoil in the Asian strategic landscape.

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Significance of Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu's India visit

The two countries not only share common values and interests but are also targeted by a common adversary — Islamist extremism.

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Why China has trained its sights on Afghanistan

There are suggestions that China and Pakistan will look at extending their Rs 365 crore CPEC project to Afghanistan.

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What is India's role in Chabahar port?

For Iran, the development of the Chabahar port with international assistance is a highly symbolic move to let the US know that Tehran is no longer isolated.