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Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020
Rezaul H Laskar

Rezaul H Laskar


Rezaul H Laskar heads the Foreign Affairs desk at Hindustan Times. His interests include movies and music.

articles by Rezaul H Laskar (1119 results)
Jan 06, 2020 01:06
New Delhi, which has been put in a difficult position because of its good relations with both Tehran and Washington, has been watching the escalation with growing concern. read more
Jan 04, 2020 14:46
The resumption of the IMET programme also sparked speculation that the US envisaged a role for Pakistan in dealing with the tensions caused by Soleimani’s killing. read more
Jan 03, 2020 09:53
The Pentagon, in a statement, said Soleimani was killed at “the direction of the President” in a “decisive defensive action to protect US personnel abroad”. read more
Dec 31, 2019 02:05
US President Donald Trump’s “America first” policy was the precursor to the trade war, which led to both sides imposing tariffs worth hundreds of billions of dollars on each other’s exports. read more
Dec 31, 2019 01:04
New Delhi and Beijing exchanged maps of the middle sector as far back as March 2002, but there has been no movement since then. read more
Dec 28, 2019 22:40
On December 27, Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, the chief Pakistani military spokesman, received a hero’s welcome when he visited the notorious Jamia Rashidia madrassa in the southern port city of Karachi, which has ties with the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) read more
Dec 28, 2019 01:27
Shringla, who will take over on January 29 after incumbent Vijay Gokhale retires, is well-placed to restore bilateral ties to an even keel in view of his stint as India’s high commissioner to Bangladesh during 2016-19 and his excellent relations with... read more
Dec 27, 2019 12:41
Harsh Shringla’s appointment as the next foreign secretary has come against the backdrop of several Indian envoys in key world capitals. read more
Dec 27, 2019 00:20
The understanding was reached when external affairs minister S Jaishankar visited Tehran on December 22, 23 to co-chair the Joint Commission meeting with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif. read more
Dec 21, 2019 01:49
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will hold talks with China’s state councillor and foreign minister Wang Yi at Hyderabad House here for the first time since the second informal summit between PM Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping at Mamallapuram... read more
Dec 21, 2019 01:42
This was decided at the second meeting in New Delhi of the committee formed by the three countries to oversee the Chabahar agreement. read more
Dec 20, 2019 00:37
The meeting with the president, the possibility of which was first reported by Hindustan Times last week, took place in the Oval Office, after the two ministers had met the National Security Adviser Robert C O’Brien. read more
Dec 17, 2019 19:25
China pushed for a meeting of the UN Security Council behind closed doors – the second such effort since an earlier meet on the Kashmir issue on August 16. read more
Dec 12, 2019 23:34
Momen was scheduled to arrive in New Delhi on Thursday night and deliver one of two keynote addresses at the combined Delhi Dialogue and Indian Ocean Dialogue, key track 1.5 events organised by the external affairs ministry, on December 13 read more
Dec 11, 2019 03:42
The external affairs ministry is organising the 6th Indian Ocean Dialogue and Delhi Dialogue XI in New Delhi during December 13-14 and for the first time these two events will be held consecutively and on similar themes. read more