Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. Photo: AP
Prateek Joshi
Opinion

Opinion

Prateek Joshi

With Narendra Modi’s BJP back in power, can India and Pakistan achieve peace?

  • Despite the recent tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours, who engaged in an aerial dogfight in February, Imran Khan has welcomed his Indian counterpart’s landslide election win
  • But Pakistani commentators are sceptical about Modi’s willingness to seek sustained peace, citing his aggressive campaign rhetoric

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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. Photo: AP
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Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a summit in Xiamen in 2017. Photo: AFP

For Modi 2.0, India’s US-China balancing act just got trickier

  • Border stand-offs with China, air strikes in Pakistan, and a strong-arm approach to smaller neighbours marked his first term as prime minister
  • Now safely re-elected, is it time for the friendly approach?
Topic |   Narendra Modi

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Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a summit in Xiamen in 2017. Photo: AFP
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