Singapore Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam during an inetrview with “The Hindu”. Photo: R. Ragu
The Hindu Singapore Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam during an inetrview with “The Hindu”. Photo: R. Ragu

‘Modi is very focussed on what India needs’

Singapore Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam, who met Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier this week, tells The Hindu in an interview in Chennai that Mr. Modi was “focussed” in outlining the... »
PDP president Mehbooba Mufti during the interview at her residence on Friday. Photo: Nissar Ahmad

Mehbooba: BJP and NC would like to communalise J&K polls

As speculation grows about the troubled alliance between the Congress and the National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti admitted for the first time that she and her... »
All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman Umar Farooq during an interview with The Hindu at his residence in Srinagar on Thursday. Photo: Nissar Ahmad

It’s time New Delhi looked Kashmir as political issue: Mirwaiz

All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq speaks to “The Hindu” on the eve of Narendra Modi’s first visit to Jammu and Kashmir as Prime Minister. »
Omar Abdullah during the interview at his
residence on Wednesday. Photo: Nissar Ahmad Exclusive

Hope Centre will not squeeze J&K for petty politics: Omar

An alliance with the BJP is not happening, says Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah. In an exclusive interview with The Hindu’s Suhasini Haidar, he speaks about... »
A BRIDGE: 'As a film-maker I received a bigger audience with this release. This film brought me closer to the Indian independent film-making community.’ A scene from the film.

‘Hate, censorship are political tools of suppression’

Interview with Sri Lankan auteur Prasanna Vithanage on his film With You, Without You »
Bangladesh High Commissioner Tariq Karim during an interview in New Delhi on Monday. Photo: Sandeep Saxena
New Delhi, July 8, 2014

Hope Mamata will see larger picture on Teesta: Bangladesh envoy

Tariq Karim has been Bangladesh’s envoy to India for the past five years, as a political appointee, and has steered the important agreement drafts of the Land Border Agreement and Teesta River... »
June 22, 2014
talking business

We want to light up devices

From new strategies to acquiring Nokia’s handset business, Microsoft has been in the news a lot recently. The Managing Director of Microsoft India Karan Bajwa talks to The Hindu on... »
Sweden Foreign Minister Carl Bildt. File photo
June 3, 2014

‘Key economic reforms from the Modi government’

Carl Bildt is Sweden's outspoken Foreign Minister. He has been under some criticism at the Stockholm Internet Forum last month, for Snowden's revelations that the Swedish intellige... »
Afghanistan’s Ambassador to India, Shaida Mohammad Abdali. File photo
June 23, 2014
Exclusive Interview

'Help us fight the war in Afghanistan'

Shaida Mohammad Abdali, Afghanistan’s Ambassador to India, talks to Suhasini Haidar of The Hindu. Excerpts…Events in Iraq are unfolding quickly with ISIS militants taking over major citie... »
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Bhutan counterpart Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay during a meeting at Hyderabad House in New Delhi on May 27, 2014. Photo: R.V. Moorthy
June 14, 2014

Hydropower centrepiece of ties with India: Bhutan PM

Bhutan’s Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay says he was pleasantly surprised and honoured that Prime Minister Narendra Modi picked Bhutan as his first international stop for a 2-day visit be... »
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