India-Pak Reset

Making the right moves

Can we trust them? This is the burden of comments both in India and Pakistan after the meeting between Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Nawaz Sharif.

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Modi-Sharif meeting: New benchmarks but caveats remain

 India has taken adequate hedging positions to walk out of the current engagement if Pakistan does not take concrete steps to control terrorism emanating from its soil writes Divya Kumar Soti for South Asia Monitor  

The Ufa goof-up

Passion uninformed by reason is ultimately dishonest. It never serves the national interest. But it always serves particular interests dressed up as the national interest.

Why Ufa hits home

Pakistan and India are joined together by shared crises. Narendra Modi and Nawaz Sharif would rather trade than fight a war.

How Ufa re-established Indo-Pak engagement within its usual tight confines

The Modi government’s year-long search for a Pakistan policy appeared to find some feet in Ufa, Russia, last week. A realignment that underlined the compulsions that inform any Indian PM’s options when dealing with Pakistan.

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In northeast India, water-management practices to deal with climate change

In a small village on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Assam in northeast India, farmer Horen Nath stood gazing at his partially submerged paddy field. The floods had kept their annual date but mercifully, the farmer said, the waters have started receding. "The weather has become very strange of late. We always had ample rain,


UAE, Saudi Arabia can help India meet any oil deficit, says UAE envoy

Even as the US-imposed sanctions on Iran has put India’s energy security in jeopardy, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to India Ahmed Albanna has allayed fears of an oil shortage, saying hi...