The newly powerful Turkish president’s visit led to both sides committing to a stronger economic relationship and boosting people-to-people contact, but it had its unacceptable moments, and India had prepared for its unpredictability of outcome
India has applied to be a member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group, but its ambition is being thwarted by China. However, developments in renewable energy mean China’s veto will have little impact on India’s clean energy push.
Once the fourth and final global Nuclear Security Summit is held this week in Washington, D.C., the challenge will primarily be for bureaucrats to continue working and keep leaders engaged on nuclear security. Inertia on this issue, especially when there is growing intelligence on security breaches, could be deadly.
The India-Australia civil nuclear deal goes much beyond providing for India’s energy needs. The deal will help New Delhi’s bid to enter the Nuclear Suppliers Group and other technology control regimes. The ties with Canberra also have the potential to develop into a strong strategic partnership
The visit of U.S Secretary of State John Kerry should not be viewed as an avenue for India and U.S to dwell on the existing set of complaints. Rather, it should be seen as a time for both nations to affirm that they have a lot to learn from each other, notably in the banking, security and infrastructure areas
Livemint published Gateway House's Neelam Deo and Manjeet Kripalani's article on the India-US bilateral ties. They argue that both India and the US should build broad global regulatory institutions to strengthen their strategic and economic partnership.