India has made ‘no last-minute demands’ on RCEP: Govt sources
The Indian position, sources said, has remained consistent and at no point has there been any effort to shift goalposts so as to undermine or scuttle the larger process. New Delhi had already made its proposals much earlier in view of the concerns raised by various domestic stakeholders.
View: Opting out from RCEP hurts India's interests
India’s experience of negotiating for removing barriers to trade in services in Indo-Asean...
Will see whether interests fully being accommodated in RCEP: PM Modi
Modi is travelling to Bangkok to participate in the 16th ASEAN-India Sum...
Panel in favour of India joining RCEP
A high-level advisory group has batted strongly for India joining the proposed RCEP agreement. The group has said it would not be sensible for India to raise tariffs when the US and China are locked in a trade war.
Open to equitable & constructive dialogue with USA: Russia on INF treaty withdrawal
The 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty limited the use of medium-range missiles, both conventional and nuclear.
Jaishankar bats for collective action to secure Indo-Pacific at ARF
Addressing the 26th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) here in the Thai capital, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar enumerated India's Indo-Pacific vision.
Foreign minister Jaishankar discusses bilateral ties with Lanka, Vietnam and Mongolian counterparts
Jaishankar is in the Thai capital to attend a number of conferences, including the ASEAN-India Ministerial Meeting.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar discusses bilateral ties with Thai, New Zealand counterparts
S Jaishankar is in the Thailand capital to attend a number of conferences, including the ASEAN-India Ministerial Meeting.
S Jaishankar to visit Bangkok for East Asia Summit
The visit will enable Jaishankar to meet his counterparts from the region and beyond, including the United Nations Security Council’s five permanent members.
Vietnam briefs India about Chinese action in South China Sea
An attempt by China in 2014 to drill oil in the Paracel islands, claimed by Vietnam, had led to anti-China riots in Vietnam in which several Chinese factories were vandalised.
India-China spat delays deal covering a third of global trade
The main hurdle for RCEP remains tension between India and China over amount of goods with preferential tariffs.
India awaits offers on easy access to professionals across borders
Many members of RCEP have not offered concessions on IT services and simpler cross-border movement.
China ups aggression in South China Sea through military exercises
China’s navy, coast guard and maritime militia are a constant presence in the region.
Upset India weighs diplomatic options against Malaysia
New Delhi has sufficient clout to put a diplomatic cost on Kuala Lumpur owing to Malaysian President Mahathir's defiance on Kashmir earlier in UNGA. India can shift its Malaysia purchase to Indonesia as a retaliatory step to Mohamed's non-compliance.
India, ASEAN vow to step up ties in maritime sector, boost connectivity
The two sides made the affirmations at the 21st ASEAN-India Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM) held here on April 11-12.
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