Maha Siddiqui is Editor Foreign Affairs and Anchor at CNN-News18. She has a career spanning nearly two decades. She reports on India’s foreign relations with primary focus on US, China, Pakistan, and other neighbouring countries. She has covered Parliament for over a decade, national and state elections since 2004 and has done in-depth reportage on social issues. Maha is a Chevening scholar and studied journalism at IIMC, Delhi.
Charged with corruption and then losing the 2018 general election, former Malaysian PM Razak told News18 how he is hoping to revive his political career ahead of the 2023 polls, and expects declaration of mistrial against him
Both Scott Morrison and his rival Anthony Albanese will join the Quad summit on May 24 virtually if there is a hung verdict. As talks may be on to form an alliance government in Australia, the two leaders might not be able to travel to Japan
In the last two weeks, Imran Khan made serious charges against the US, referring to a "threat letter" and claiming that the Pakistani envoy to the US was told the prime minister has to go or there would be implications
When asked about India buying discounted oil from Russia, the British foreign secretary said her country is not going to interfere in India's sovereign decisions, but she stressed on the need to improve domestic resilience and pitched for working closely with New Delhi on areas like defence, trade, technology, energy and security
US Deputy NSA Daleep Singh, who is on a two-day visit to India, says the sanctions on Russia are meant to degrade and disable the country’s military capability in Ukraine, and to diminish its defensive assistance to other countries
Unlike China, that joined Russia in opposing NATO alliance enlargement when Vladimir Putin met President Xi Jinping, India has never used NATO expansion or any other argument as a means to justify Russian action against Ukraine.
Atul Keshap, who is also a former United States diplomat and was the US Chargé d’Affaires to India in 2021, said American energy companies have deeply invested in India and they love the vision of the country becoming a 10 trillion dollar economy
The group of 50 Indian students reached the border crossing between war-torn Ukraine and Poland on Wednesday afternoon. Some witnessed shells exploding near them, while others escaped bombarded buildings.