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India-Afghanistan ties – The way ahead | RSTV

Introduction – In his first prime-time televised address as the US Commander-in-Chief, President Trump announced his Afghanistan policy, wherein he pledged an increase in American troops and military degradation of Taliban in the future. He sought an enhanced role for India in bringing peace in Afghanistan as he ruled out hasty withdrawal of American troops. …

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States fiscal deficit on the rise | RSTV Debate Summary

Fiscal deficit trends in India have shown a big reversal and the situation is expected to get worse in the future. Comparing it with the earlier trends, states seemed fiscally prudent until about three years ago from now than the Centre. They are now having larger fiscal deficits and facing financial difficulties. Reasons for higher …

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Asia-Africa Growth Corridor | RSTV

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently pushed for an Asia-Africa Growth Corridor supported by Japan and India. This comes up within days after China launched its ambitious OBOR. Asia-Africa Growth Corridor was launched during the annual meeting of the African Development Bank (AfDB) at Gandhinagar, Gujarat, where the vision document was launched for the initiative. About Asia-Africa Growth Corridor It …

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Energy Diplomacy China India Relations | RSTV

In this post we shall see all the possible factors as to why energy diplomacy is important to India (with a special focus on Energy Diplomacy China India Relations ). Away from the accolades that accompanied the ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative of China, India has been quietly working on creating connectivity grids in its …

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Pak-Saudi Security ties in a Churn (RSTV Debate)

Pak-Saudi Security relationship seems to be undergoing a reset. Last year, former Pakistani Army Chief General Raheel Sharif was selected by Riyadh as the commander of the Saudi-led alliance of Muslim majority countries, ostensibly aimed at counter-terrorism. The alliance is meant to essentially target the Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen who are active on the …

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NITI Aayog – Vision for New India (RSTV debate)

Recently the 3rd meeting of the NITI Aayog’s Governing Council was held at Delhi. With an aim to transform India (as called by the Prime Minister), the NITI Aayog has envisioned an aspiring agenda for the country to be achieved by the year 2032. NITI Aayog | Agenda for 2032 As we know that the five-year plans …

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Bangladesh's PM Sheikh Hasina's visit | RSTV

Bangladesh’s PM Sheikh Hasina’s visit to India and her meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given the much needed fillip to the bilateral foreign economic policy. India reiterated its binding commitment to support the economic development of Bangladesh. PM Sheikh Hasina’s visit | Highlights PM Modi reiterated India’s willingness to partner Bangladesh in …

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