Shivshankar Menon, who had served as National Security Adviser and Foreign Secretary under UPA government, on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been "very successful" in pursuing the foreign policy and observed there was continuity in dealing with India's external engagement.
Praising the decisive leadership style of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on both the domestic and foreign policy fronts, a top American spy official today told lawmakers here that India under Modi would work more closely with the US on security, terrorism and economic issues, despite maintaining an independent foreign policy.
Pope Francis on Monday denounced the religious fundamentalism that inspired the Paris massacres and ongoing Mideast conflicts, saying the attackers were enslaved by "deviant forms of religion" that used God as a mere ideological pretext to perpetuate mass killings.
New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday welcomed Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's praise for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's foreign policy , saying he has acknowledged the reality that the latter has emerged as a major voice on the global political platform.
Former external affairs minister Kunwar Natwar Singh on Thursday suggested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to focus more on India's neighbours and SAARC members as part of the foreign policy and said the NDA government seemed to be on the 'right track".
Cautioning the government about the risk of "slip and slide" over the proposed foreign secretary level talks between India and Pakistan on August 25, Congress on Friday said the country "must have some deliverables first" before moving forward to hold a dialogue.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday made an impromptu halt in a busy market in the heart of the Nepalese capital here during which he interacted with local people, just as he had done in Bhutan on his first foreign visit.