Sidhant Sibal

Sidhant Sibal

Sidhant Sibal

Sidhant Sibal is the principal diplomatic correspondent for WION. When he is not working, you will find him playing with his dog.

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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina to visit Ajmer Sharif during India trip

The four-time Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Hasina last visited Delhi in October of 2019 and then Kolkata in November 2019 to witness the pink ball test cricket match between India and Bangladesh…

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India, UAE CEPA encourages trade through tariff elimination, says UAE's Economy Minister Marri

India UAE trade pact came into force on the first of May and was signed in February. Gems & jewellery sector contributes a substantial portion of India’s exports to the UAE and is a sector…

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As India skips mention of 'One China,' Beijing hopes for open reiteration; Taiwan says in touch with Delhi

In South Asia, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan's Taliban regime have reaffirmed the policy by issuing a statement or a comment. The policy basically means Taiwan is part of…

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Ghani embezzled money, buried by history, says Afghan envoy to Tajikistan Agbar

Speaking to our Diplomatic Correspondent Sidhant Sibal, Agbar made a major claim that Ghani was responsible for embezzlement. He said, 'prior to the fall, based on an order given from Ghani…

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France backs India’s call for ‘urgent’ UN Security Council reforms

French Diplomat Sheraz Gasri said, “France is in favour of expanding the Security Council to strengthen its authority and representativeness while preserving its decision-making character.”

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At UNSC, India calls for restraint, expresses concern over shelling around Ukraine nuclear plant

The United Nations and the nuclear watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have expressed concerns over the situation in and around the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southern…

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India terms China blocking Rauf's listing as international terrorist as 'unfortunate'

This is the second time this year that China has blocked the listing of a Pakistan-based terrorist. In June 2022, Beijing placed a hold on listing the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) deputy chief Abdul…

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China blocks listing of Pakistan-based IC814 hijacking plotter Abdul Rauf Azhar as international terrorist

Abdul Rauf Azhar is the younger brother of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar. While all 14 other member countries agreed, only China stood out in placing the hold on listing Abdul Rauf…

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At UNSC, India slams China, Pakistan for double standards on terrorism

About Pakistan, the ambassador pointed to the "state hospitality" for terrorists in a "neighbouring country despite being listed under the UNSC 1267 Sanctions Committee"

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In Delhi, Lithuanian MPs laud ties with India and back Taiwan

Mykolas is also the Chair of the Parliamentary Committee for Budget and Finance. Both the MPs held talks at the ruling BJP headquarters in Delhi on Tuesday, alongside RS Prasad, Dilip Saikia and…

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At UNSC, India's envoy Ruchira Kamboj calls Israel-Gaza conflict 'matter of grave concern'

India has good relations with Israel, which are incrementally growing, and has been an important development partner of Palestine

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Jaishankar to travel to Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay; inaugurate Indian mission in capital Asuncion

In Paraguay, Jaishankar will inaugurate India's new embassy in the capital Asuncion likely on August 22

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China miffed over deferment of spy vessel's visit, calls security concerns 'senseless'

The vessel was expected to dock at Hambantota port on August 11, but Sri Lankan foreign ministry last week communicated to the Chinese embassy in Colombo that the approval has been revoked

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All in a day: Sri Lanka reaffirmed one China, but blocked spy vessel's visit

Interestingly on Thursday, Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe reaffirmed the 'One China' policy, around the same time when the discussions were on about denying entry to Chinese spy vessel…

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WION Exclusive | My visit to India will reinforce bilateral cooperation: Andorra Foreign Minister Font

This is the first-ever visit by any Andorran Foreign minister to India since the latter established diplomatic ties in 1994. The country, that lies between France and Spain is one of the smallest…

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