If you want the trophy, stop treating cricket like it’s a religion

Bitter truth, to a point. But this is only one side of the story. As I was riding back to the hotel from the stadium that night, after the final, I drew out my sulking auto-rickshaw driver a bit. “Kya ho gaya, sir… Raat ko khana nahin khaya (How did it all go wrong, sir? I didn’t … Read more

India absent at voting on UNGA resolution on ‘better world through sports’

Two days after the Cricket World Cup final, India has absented itself from voting on a General Assembly resolution on sports promoting “understanding among peoples and nations”. Being absent during the voting on Tuesday does not amount to a formal abstention as it is not put on record. The resolution, “Building a Peaceful and Better … Read more

India Warns Nations About Vicious Cycle Of Debt Traps At UNSC Meet Presided Over By China

India, during a UN Security Council open debate, called for transparent and equitable financing while cautioning against the dangers of unsustainable financing leading to a vicious cycle of debt traps. R. Madhu Sudan, Counsellor in India’s Permanent Mission to the UN, delivered the remarks on Monday during the debate on ‘Maintenance of International Peace and … Read more

‘Stop Arming Israel’: Saudi Crown Prince MBS Fumes Over Gaza War At BRICS Meet | Watch

Published on Nov 21, 2023 11:51 PM IST Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman urged all nations to cease weapon exports to Israel during an extraordinary BRICS summit on November 20. Saudi Arabia, which was invited to join the BRICS earlier this year, also demanded the start of a serious and comprehensive peace process … Read more

India’s ‘debt trap’ dig at China at UN Security Council meet

In a veiled attack on China, India said that the international community should work on transparent and equitable financing and be vigilant towards the dangers of unsustainable financing which leads to a vicious cycle of debt traps. “Peace is elusive and development a distant dream if resource crunch continues to exist. Hence, India in various … Read more

India Australia 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue Rajnath Singh S Jaishankar Richard Marles Penny Wong New Delhi China

India and Australia engaged in the second 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue on Monday, focusing on bolstering defence cooperation and enhancing the strategic relationship. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met with Australian Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Richard Marles and Foreign Minister Penny Wong in Delhi during this diplomatic engagement. During … Read more

Maldives’ Newly Sworn-In President Asks India To Withdraw Military Presence | World News

Maldives’s new President Mohamed Muizzu yesterday met Union Minister of Earth Sciences Kiren Rijiju formally urging the Indian government to remove its military personnel from the island nation. The move is expected as Muizzu, who is considered ‘pro-China’ in his policies, had promised to end foreign military presence during his poll campaign. Muizzu had time … Read more

Maldives Govt Asks India To Withdraw Military Personnel As President Mohamed Muizzu Speaks To Kiren Rijiju China

The Government of Maldives formally requested India to withdraw its military personnel from the country during a meeting between Maldives President Dr. Mohamed Muizzu and Union Minister of Earth Sciences Kiren Rijiju, an official statement issued by the Maldives President’s Office said. The meeting took place at the President’s Office on Saturday, a day after … Read more

Biden-XI Summit India Watching Outcome Of Meeting Very Closely Says USISPF CEO Mukesh Aghi

The summit between US President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping is an important one and key global players like India will be watching its outcome very closely, the head of a top India-centric business and strategic group has said. Mukesh Aghi, CEO of the US-India Strategic and Partnership Forum (USISPF) told PTI … Read more