What hurt the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation and why does it comment on India’s internal matters

The OIC has been off late commenting on internal matters of India. Be it Jammu and Kashmir or the hijab row, the OIC has been quick to pass comments.

New Delhi, May 17: India has hit out at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for its unwarranted comments on the delimitation exercise in Jammu and Kashmir.

External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said that as in the past the government of India categorically rejects the assertions made by the OIC secretariat on the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir which is an integral and inalienable part of India.

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From Russian oil to human rights: Three times Jaishankar hit West, US out of the park

New Delhi, Apr 14: When one says India’s foreign policy the thought goes straight to External Affairs Minister, Dr. S Jaishankar. His comebacks at the West have been particularly strong following the military action that Russia launched in Ukraine.

India’s stand on the issue is that it was immediate cessation of hostilities apart from wanting Russia and Ukraine to engage in peace talks.

The West and the United have been pressurising India not to purchase Russian oil. Jaishankar has at least on two occasions explained the logic behind the move while also making it clear that for him India’s interests are above anything.

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Despite heavy sanctions how did Russia’s Ruble roar again

New Delhi, Apr 07: The Ruble was dubbed as rubble by US President, Joe Biden ever since the war in Ukraine began.

Following the military action by Russia, scores of sanctions followed. This sank Russia to a record low of 121.5 Rubles per dollar. However that has changed now and the Ruble surged back to where it was before the war in Ukraine began. The Ruble closed at 79.7 in Moscow on Wednesday.

This brings us to the question about the impact the sanctions have had on Russia. It becomes clear that the actions are toothless. The West continues to consume Russian gas and oil and this has supported the Ruble.

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Chinese trap: When Gen. Rawat had warned Nepal about what Sri Lanka, Pak started at

New Delhi, Apr 05: Both Sri Lanka and Pakistan are in economic doldrums and the political crisis is only adding to the worse of these two nations that neighbour India.

One of the main reasons for this is the Chinese debt trap.

The situation in these two countries has now forced nations like Maldives, Bangladesh and Nepal to think again on the Chinese infrastructure and also being part of the BRI initiative.

In Sri Lanka the blame clearly lies on Rajapaksa who began leaning towards the Chinese heavily much to the displeasure of India. The nation brought upon itself immense economic stress by taking high interest loans from China in the name of developing infrastructure.

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On US warning on oil purchase from Russia, India makes a strong comeback

New Delhi, Apr 01: External Affairs Minister, Dr. S Jaishankar said that the European nations were among the biggest buyers of Russian oil and gas. He made the remarks at a conversation with his British counterpart Liz Truss who was on a day long visit to New Delhi.

Jaishankar defended India’s decision to obtain good deals for energy supplies amidst the volatility in global markets. He was responding to a question on India taking up Russia’s offer of crude oil at discounted prices.

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Restoration of peace, tranquility key for progress in relations: Doval tells Wang Yi

New Delhi, Mar 25: Restoration of peace and tranquility will be crucial to build mutual trust and create an environment for progress in relations, National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval told China’s foreign minister Wang Yi, when they met earlier today.

During the meeting, Doval also highlighted the need to continue with positive interactions both on the diplomatic and military levels.

Wang arrived in Delhi on Thursday evening in the highest-level visit between the two countries after the ties came under severe strain following the military standoff in eastern Ladakh that began nearly two years ago.

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Chinese foreign minister in India: What is on the cards

New Delhi, Mar 25: China’s foreign minister Wang Yi who arrived in New Delhi last night will meet with External Affairs Minister, Dr. S Jaishankar and National Security Adviser, Ajit Doval on March 25 and discuss the way forward on the LAC issue.

He will be in India on a day-long visit before he flies to Kathmandu. NSA Doval is his counterpart in the Special Representative Dialogue on boundary resolution.

India and China will hold discussions on Ukraine. Further discussions on the restoration of economic cooperation with India and parallel dialogue on the boundary issue would take place.

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From praising India to delay tactics, a desperate Imran Khan is doing everything to save his chair

New Delhi, Mar 24: Imran Khan has been making last ditch attempts to cling on as Prime Minister of Pakistan. The Opposition has tabled the no-confidence motion and the same will be taken up tomorrow.

Currently the PTI leaders are trying to convince its ally MQM-P not to join the Opposition. On the other hand, the Imran Khan has sought a life time ban for those party members who vote against him.

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LAC, Ukraine on table during Wang Yi’s meeting with Jaishankar, Doval

Wang Yi

New Delhi, Mar 24: China’s foreign minister Wang Yi will meet with External Affairs Minister, Dr. S Jaishankar and National Security Adviser, Ajit Doval on March 25 and discuss the way forward on the LAC issue.

Sources tell OneIndia that a meeting between Yi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is being worked out. He will be in India on a day long visit before he flies to Kathmandu.

NSA Doval is his counterpart in the Special Representative Dialogue on boundary resolution.

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Political turmoil in Pakistan: Curtains for Imran Khan likely this week

New Delhi, Mar 21: With the opposition in Pakistan likely to submit a no-confidence motion to the Speaker of the National Assembly, the days of Prime Minister, Imran Khan look numbered.

The powerful Pakistan army is of the view that the political turmoil in the country is not good for the nation and hence wants Khan to step down as PM. The no-confidence vote is expected to take place on March 28 provided the motion is admitted by the Speaker today.

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