BRICS meet in Goa

‘India, China discord among issues that could capsize BRICS’, reports Chinese media

India-China differences and their discord over Pakistan are among differences in the BRICS that could “capsize” the grouping if the member nations fail to address competition and disagreements among them, Chinese media said today.

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Can BRICS Summit conceal India-China differences?

The eighth  BRICS Summit, taking place in Goa in India on October 16, 2016  and  attended by the five members of the group, namely  India, China, Brazil, Russia and South Africa, has aroused considerable curiosity  around the world. The curiosity is mainly about whether the BRICS Summit would aid in easing the tension in relationship between India and China due to various issues or whether it would at least help in concealing the differences between both the countries.

BRICS Summit in Goa A Test of Host PM Modi’s Political Shrewdness

The BRICS summit meeting in Goa on 15 October will be followed by the out-reach to the BIMSTEC leaders on 16 October and this will be an innovative initiative in regional diplomacy. The aborted SAARC summit that Pakistan was to host is a case in point.

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Building new alliances with BRICS

The grouping creates space for India to move the contemporary international order towards alternative models of development and governance

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IMF cuts India's growth projection, but it still retains world's top spot

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