India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the International Day of Yoga in front of Mysore Palace on June 21. Observers are questioning his balancing act. Photo: AFP
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the International Day of Yoga in front of Mysore Palace on June 21. Observers are questioning his balancing act. Photo: AFP
Sameed Basha
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Sameed Basha

India’s Ukraine war stance is starting to look less like neutrality and more like a pro-Russia position

  • The case of Russian oil circumventing US sanctions via an Indian port has renewed attention to India’s rising Russian oil imports and raised doubts about its neutral stance
  • India has its own geopolitical calculations but US allies may question the special treatment granted to New Delhi, which could fragment the front against Russia

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the International Day of Yoga in front of Mysore Palace on June 21. Observers are questioning his balancing act. Photo: AFP
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the International Day of Yoga in front of Mysore Palace on June 21. Observers are questioning his balancing act. Photo: AFP
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