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BRICS slam protectionism as China-US spat overshadows G20 talks

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping and the leaders of major developing economies condemned protectionism at a G20 summit in Argentina on Friday overshadowed by U.S. President Donald Trump`s threat to escalate tariffs on China.

Dec 01, 2018, 06:54 AM IST

After calling for BRICS unity, PM Narendra Modi meets Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin

Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in an informal meeting of BRICS leaders on the sidelines of G20 summit in Argentina.

Nov 30, 2018, 21:54 PM IST

On sidelines of G20, PM Modi says terrorism and financial crimes are big threats

PM Narendra Modi has also asked developing nations to speak in one voice in the United Nations and other multilateral organizations.

Nov 30, 2018, 19:20 PM IST

Congress hits out at PM Narendra Modi for not raising Doklam issue at BRICS summit

"The truth is that the one who claimed of having a 56-inch chest and dared to show 'red eyes' to China, has gone back on his promise and has turned silent on national security," said Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala.

Jul 28, 2018, 10:37 AM IST

In Uganda, PM Narendra Modi pitches India as a benign alternative to China

He however made no reference, direct or indirect, to China and left it to subtext.

Jul 25, 2018, 23:17 PM IST

Indian U-17 women's football team lose to China in BRICS Cup

 The Indian U-17 women's football team lost 1-2 against China in its last match of the BRICS tournament in Johannesburg today.

Jul 22, 2018, 17:52 PM IST

Modi's Big Africa visit!

The visit will see 200 cows being gifted to Rwanda, an address to the Parliament of Uganda and a meet with Chinese President Xi in South Africa on the sidelines of BRICS.

Jul 22, 2018, 15:25 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Rwanda, Uganda and South Africa from July 23-27

PM Modi will first stop at Rwanda in what is the first-ever visit to this country by an Indian PM.

Jul 20, 2018, 13:18 PM IST

Indian girls lose 1-5 to South Africa in BRICS U-17 football tournament

 India were blanked 1-5 by hosts South Africa in the opening game of the of the BRICS U-17 girls football tournament in Johannesburg.

Jul 19, 2018, 10:54 AM IST

India pitches for BRICS Security Forum to counter terrorism, radicalisation, money laundering

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is on a five-day trip to South Africa to attend BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Foreign Ministers' meeting.

Jun 04, 2018, 15:52 PM IST

Swaraj leaves for SA on 5-day visit; to attend BRICS, IBSA

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today left on a five-day visit to South Africa where she will meet top leaders of the country and attend meetings of BRICS and IBSA -- the two major groupings where India has been playing a key role. 

Jun 02, 2018, 14:46 PM IST

BRICS lawmakers eye closer parliamentary cooperation

Senior lawmakers of BRICS countries, namely Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, have agreed to strengthen parliamentary cooperation among them.

Oct 15, 2017, 18:36 PM IST

India ranks 40th in Global Competitiveness Index, 3rd among BRICS nations

India has been placed at 40th spot in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) 2017-18.

Sep 27, 2017, 08:23 AM IST

India ranks 103 on global human capital index; among lowest in employment gender gap

India also ranks "among the lowest in the world" when it comes to the employment gender gap, but has fared well when it comes to development of skills needed for the future with a rank of 65 out of total 130 countries surveyed.

Sep 13, 2017, 16:18 PM IST

US hails BRICS condemnation of N Korea nuclear test

The US has welcomed the statement by BRICS nation condemning the nuclear test conducted by North Korea, saying it encourages the five-member bloc to contribute to global governance and stability.

Sep 06, 2017, 09:40 AM IST

Islamabad rejects BRICS declaration, says no terror safe havens in Pakistan

BRICS countries have named Pakistan-based terror groups for causing violence in the region.

Sep 05, 2017, 17:16 PM IST

Pak media mum on BRICS labelling home grown JeM and LeT 'threat'

Media in Pakistan is yet to react to this big development

Sep 05, 2017, 15:53 PM IST

South Africa to host BRICS 2018 summit

The 10th edition of the annual BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) summit will be held in Johannesburg next year, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced on Tuesday.

Sep 05, 2017, 12:08 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi heads to Myanmar as Rohingya refugee crisis worsens

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will discuss rising violence in Myanmar`s western Rakhine state during a visit that begins on Tuesday, and push for greater progress on long-running Indian infrastructu

Sep 05, 2017, 11:56 AM IST

BRICS 2017: India's diplomatic win, China's stand on terrorism will 'upset Pakistan'

BRICS nations unanimously condemning terrorism likely to have major ramifications on China-Pakistan's relationship

Sep 05, 2017, 07:44 AM IST