World must seek reparation from China

Post-Covid, it’s a fit case for the world to demand reparation, as was done after World War I, at the Treaty of Versailles, in 1919. Articles 231 and 232 made Germany sign and pay for […]


A chill in U.S.-China relations

A binary choice between the U.S. and China is likely to test India’s capacity to maintain strategic and decisional autonomy “Both sides are acutely aware how closely their economies are tied together: from farm to […]


Why India is not the first choice

The state of our infrastructure and logistics is way behind China’s “It is idle to think that global companies will shift out of China to India just on Donald Trump’s say-so. They will do so […]

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China stealing US research on COVID-19: Pompeo

WASHINGTON (TIP): U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday accused China of “stealing” U.S. intellectual property and data related to COVID-19 research. Mr. Pompeo’s allegations came a day after the FBI and the Department […]

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Governor Cuomo Favors Reopening but insists on Wherewithal to do it: Federal Funding and Testing

NEW YORK (TIP): In his Coronavirus briefing, Saturday, April 18, New York State  Governor Andrew  underlined the need for federal funding to the State  in order to reopen the State. Governor Cuomo  said there was […]


India’s international response to Covid-19

    By Ambassador Asoke Kumar Mukerji India’s international response to the challenge posed by the Covid-19 pandemic has demonstrated her global leadership as a reliable first responder to humanitarian crises.   India’s international response to […]


Indian-American attorney Ravi Batra accuses China of creating COVID-19 in a Lab; Urges Trump to Seek Compensation from China

NEW YORK (TIP): Alleging that coronavirus was genetically-engineered in a Wuhan lab, an Indian-American survivor of the deadly virus has urged President Donald Trump to seek compensation from China, running into trillions of dollars, for […]

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Impeachment fight escalates as Trump calls upon China to investigate Bidens

WASHINGTON(TIP):   President Donald Trump on Thursday, October 3  called on China  to probe former Vice President Joe Biden, further escalating the impeachment fight. “China should start an investigation into the Bidens,” Trump said in remarks […]


Trump tweets & turmoil

Twitter was initially his mode of communication in domestic politics, during his bitterly fought presidential election campaign against Hillary Clinton. It has now become his favorite instrument to chastise America’s foes and friends alike, ranging […]


India should open up its markets to US, says Noted Economist Panagariya

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): As the Trump administration is repeatedly asking India to open up its market, India should do it for its own benefit, feels noted economist Arvind Panagariya, who served as the first […]


India-Japan ties to become stronger in ‘New India’, PM Modi tells diaspora

KOBE, JAPAN (TIP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, June 27 said the ties between India and Japan will become stronger in ‘New India’ as he thanked the Indian diaspora for being part of the […]

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India Secures UNSC Non-Permanent Membership with Unanimous Support of Asia-Pacific Group

UNITED NATIONS (TIP): In an extremely significant diplomatic victory for India, the Asia-Pacific group of the world body, including Pakistan and China, unanimously endorsed India’s candidature for a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security […]


What a $5 trillion economy would look like

        By Pulapre Balakrishnan At the meeting of the Governing Council of the NITI Aayog , middle of June, , Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the target of a $5 trillion economy […]

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China, Russia to Open up Markets for Indian Trade

NEW YORK / NEW DELHI / BISHKEK (TIP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, June 13,  received assurances of significant trade and investment opportunities in bilateral meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President […]

No Picture


Narendra Modi, who once sold tea at a railway station has become the most influential Indian leader in generations, winning a landslide in election results announced, May 23, 2019.   Modi’s own party, BJP won an […]


World leaders Congratulate Modi: Great things are in store for US-India partnership, says Trump

World leaders on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his landslide victory for a second term in office. Congratulatory messages from various parts of the world poured in. While most of them congratulated him over […]


China steps up diplomacy to ease India-Pakistan tensions

BEIJING(TIP): China has stepped up its diplomacy to ease tensions between India and Pakistan following the Pulwama attack by sending its special envoy to Islamabad. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said on Wednesday, March […]


Will India Take a Cue from China to Launch an Economic Revolution?

Mao-Tse-Tung established Peoples Republic of China in 1949.  It was backward and far  behind India.  China continued to be behind India till 1979.  The USA opened diplomatic relations with China in 1979.  President Reagan offered […]

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Cinema “The First Responder”

Rajan Gangahar packs his film on PTSD with emotion and drama A film on the life and experiences of EMS workers is shot in and around New York Essentially a loner and a voracious reader, […]

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Chinese Military is Willing to Help the Syrian Army Retake Idlib

The way China, an increasingly powerful nation in the midst of a great power competition with the United States, interacts with the rest of the world will have significant global implications. Syria could be a […]


The bilateral limits of hype: on India-U.S. relations

“But India-U.S. relations will be better off without hype and grand theories, often encouraged by the government. Otherwise, every rescheduling of a meeting will be interpreted as the collapse of ties. Similarly, avoiding the hyperbole […]


Indian appointed head of top Chinese biz institute

BEIJING(TIP): Dr. Dipak Jain, a prominent Indian professor in the US, has been appointed as the new head of a top global business school in China, according to a media report. Jain, 61, will take […]

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US-China Trade War Begins

Beijing vows to strike back against tariffs on US$34 billion worth of Chinese goods NEW YORK(TIP): The big question is now that the first shots have been fired, what goods will be affected, who will […]


US won’t tolerate Pakistan becoming haven for terrorists: Nikki Haley

NEW DELHI(TIP): Pakistan becoming a haven for terror groups cannot be tolerated and the US has already delivered the message to Islamabad, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said here June 28. “We cannot […]


Taking the UNHCR report in stride

The killings of Bukhari and Aurangzeb were meant to provoke New Delhi, which decided to be seen as tough “If India and the US let domestic politics color their approach to the protection of human […]