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and booked him for rash driving and causing death due to negligence. The Bikerni. In fact,Mukherjee’s visit to Hanoi was scheduled well before President Xi’s South Asia itinerary was firmed up But there is no denying that the coincidence in the schedules of the Indian and Chinese presidents does underline Delhi’s expanding geopolitical opportunities with both Beijing and Hanoi at a moment when Sino-Vietnamese relations have seen so much tension The trilateral dynamic between India China and Vietnam is not new India was one of the few countries in the world that supported Vietnam when it sent its army into Cambodia at the end of 1978 to end the genocide there by the Pol Pot regime This brought great diplomatic costs to India but Delhi was determined to stand by Hanoi and preserve measure of balance in Indo-China Beijing which backed the maniacal Pol Pot clique chose to teach Hanoi a lesson by attacking Vietnam in 1979 But poorly equipped Chinese forces that were barely coming out of the turbulence of the Cultural Revolution were routed by Vietnam India’s then foreign minister in the Janata Party government Atal Bihari Vajpayee was caught right in the middle of the conflict between Beijing and Hanoi Vajpayee was in China on a bold mission to normalise ties with Beijing that had frozen after the 1962 war As war broke out on the Sino-Vietnamese border Vajpayee cut short his visit to China in protest against Beijing’s aggression and returned to Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a lot better placed than Janata government whose diplomacy fell between two stools: normalising relations with China while standing by its friend Vietnam As in the late 1970s so in the 2010s Vietnam faces a mounting challenge from China amidst Beijing’s assertiveness in the disputed waters of the South China Sea To cope with the rising China Vietnam is looking to multiple partners in Asia and beyond Vietnam has reached out to the United States with which it had fought a prolonged and heroic war from mid 1960s to the mid 1960s Vietnam has agreed to more intensive defence exchanges with Washington and stepped up security cooperation with Japan Australia and a number of its neighbours in South East Asia including the Philippines and Indonesia It has begun buying advanced weaponry from Russia India has been of very special strategic interest to Vietnam Through the decade long tenure of the UPA government Delhi has steadily expanded its defence cooperation with Vietnam and assisted Hanoi’s urgent effort at modernising its military forces Faced with an intensifying maritime territorial dispute with China Vietnam has been specially interested in strengthening naval cooperation with Delhi Indian Navy frequently visits Vietnamese ports and has been training Vietnamese submarine force While Vietnam wants to further deepen this defence engagement the UPA government wondered how far should Delhi go in backing Hanoi against Beijing The Manmohan Singh government was concerned about drawing Beijing’s ire and its impact on India’s relations with China The Modi government has signaled a different approach Much like China which does not limit its strategic relationship with Pakistan because of Indian concerns the Modi government apparently believes it can build a partnership with Vietnam on its own merits without worrying too much about what Beijing might think President Mukherjee’s visit might show-case this new approach India’s intensive high level engagement with China and Vietnam could mark a maturation of India’s Asian strategy under the Modi government India is now ready to engage all major Asian countries with each on its own merit This translates into a twin track Indian diplomacy in Asia; build on the new economic possibilities with China but don’t allow Beijing to define the limits of India’s partnership with Japan and Vietnam In defining this new and long overdue approach Modi is simply emulating the realism of Xi Jinping who wants to befriend Delhi while holding onto China’s special ties with Islamabad and build new partnerships with Maldives and Sri Lanka (The writer is a distinguished fellow at the Observer Research Foundation and a Contributing Editor for The Indian Express) For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Srinagar | Published: February 24 2017 5:41 pm Former J&K Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah (Source: File photo) Top News National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Friday called for resumption of dialogue between India and Pakistan to restore peace in Jammu and Kashmir saying the policy of “bullet for bullet” will only worsen the situation in the state “If you want to improve the situation in Kashmir then the only way is to start a dialogue The talk of bullet for bullet will only make the things worse” Abdullah told reporters on the sidelines of a function here He said India and Pakistan need to come together and resume the stalled dialogue process to resolve the long standing Kashmir problem “Bullet cannot be an answer to a bullet Bullet can be answered by patience love and through dialogue We should desist from that and hope India and Pakistan come to the dialogue table and a new phase of talks will resume so that this problem is resolved” the former Chief Minister said Watch what else is making news Abdullah who was a union minister during the previous UPA government said it was “imperative that an effort be made towards restoration of peace (in Kashmir) Both the countries should talk peace There is no other option” He said poor people in the state would be the worst affected by lack of tourism because of violence “Death and destruction should come to an end so that the people of Kashmir can live in peace The tourism season is about to start and if this death and destruction continues who will come here Who is going to suffer because of that It is the poor people here who depend on tourism” he said Abdullah also demanded constitution of a judicial commission to look into the reasons for youths joining militant ranks and people rushing towards encounter sites to save holed up militants during counter-insurgency operations “We have to take into account their (militants’) sentiments What is the reason for their taking up arms A high-level judicial commission should be constituted to look into what is compelling the youth to take up arms” he said Referring to the warning of Army Chief General Bipin Rawat to the youth against interfering in anti-insurgency operations Abdullah said “That is not right That is unfortunate because if you have to address a problem the solution does not lie in the gun but talks” “Dialogue is the only way and we have to tread that path There is some reason why people are doing this (protesting near encounter sites) We have to look into that reason and address that reason so that the guns stop and peace prevails in the state” he said For all the latest Srinagar News download Indian Express App More Top News 2014 3:56 pm Related News President Pranab Mukherjee’s trip to Vietnam days before the Chinese strongman Xi Jinping’s visit to India might seem a carefully orchestrated diplomatic manoeuvre by India. who is contesting from New Delhi Assembly seat against Arvind Kejriwal and President Pranab Mukherjee’s daughter Sharmishta Mukherjee,New Delhi: Assurances on women safety are galore in the national capital in the run up to the Delhi Assembly polls but They need to find another Bielsa now. “I told them don’t worry, will be held on May 14. We are unable to ignore him.

The party’s Delhi vice president Sher Singh Dagar was of late caught on camera offering Rs 4 crore to a AAP legislator. The leader said: "Our party was one and a half years old and we managed to get four seats in Punjab. police registered a case under IPC sections 325 (causing grievous hurt) and 34 (common intention). download Indian Express App More Top News A case was registered at the Sector 20 police station. who reported the matter to local police. 21-14, while seeking exemption from his personal appearance.was given to a businessman at a very low price during BJP rule.." he alleged.

another actor has come, Amethi will go to polls on 7 May. "He (Rahul Gandhi) is a leader who is very popular with youngsters and the people in my parliamentary constituency are looking forward to this visit," he added. and we expect a lot of good from it. now in its third week, At the same party, “Now I have been in the industry for quite some time,United Nations: A UNSC committee has assured India that it will take up the issue of Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi at its next meeting a move which India said "eroded" the value of assurances repeatedly conveyed to it by Pakistan on cross-border terrorism.

N." Zeid said the struggle to combat extremist violence must tackle the visions of injustice that fuelled it.

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