Tag: South Asia

Newly declassified tapes reveal ex-US president Richard Nixon’s hatred towards Indians

By Yoshita Singh NEW YORK: Newly declassified White House tapes disclose former US president Richard Nixon speaking disparagingly about Indians and reveal the bigotry he and his national security adviser Henry Kissinger held that influenced US policy toward India and South Asia under his presidency. “As Americans grapple with problems of racism and power, a […]

Pandemic a ‘perfect storm’ for South Asia, says World Bank

NEW DELHI: South Asia is on course for its worst economic performance in 40 years, with decades of progress in the battle against poverty at risk, because of coronavirus, the World Bank said Sunday. India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan and other smaller nations, which have 1.8 billion people and some of the planet’s most densely populated […]

Growth of Pakistan, India’s nuke programmes increases risk of security incident in South Asia: Coats

By Lalit K Jha WASHINGTON: The continued growth of the atomic weapon programmes of Pakistan and India increases the risk of a “nuclear security incident” in South Asia, America’s top spymaster has warned. The remarks of National Intelligence Director Daniel Coats is part of US intelligence community’s assessment of worldwide threats in the year 2019. […]

India to surpass China, be in better position to help South Asia: Raghuram Rajan

DAVOS: India will eventually surpass China in economic size and will be in a better position to create the infrastructure being promised by the Chinese side in South Asian countries, former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Tuesday. Addressing a session on Strategic Outlook for South Asia, Rajan said Indian economy would continue to grow […]

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