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Global Europe 18-02-2020

Indian FM defends citizenship law as he promotes EU ties

India's Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on Monday (17 February) defended his country's controversial new citizenship law and crackdown in Kashmir, as he came to Brussels to promote what he hopes will be closer strategic ties to the European Union.
Energy 13-03-2018

India takes lion’s share of EU bank funding for solar power

The European Investment Bank (EIB) signed an agreement last Friday (9 March) to provide €800 million for clean energy projects in India, one day before an International Solar Alliance summit took place in Delhi.
Global Europe 23-01-2018

Indian PM launches charm offensive in Davos

After last year’s push from China to champion itself as the saviour of globalisation and lure international investors, this year it was the turn of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to slam protectionism and showcase a 'new India' to global chief executives gathered in Davos.
Global Europe 18-10-2017

EU-India relations come full-circle

For more than a decade, the EU and India partnership had been slow-moving and fragmented, struggling to maintain momentum. The last EU-India summit however shows EU-India relations have come full circle, writes Gauri Khandekar.
Air Quality 20-07-2017

India wants every car to be electric by 2030

India is hoping to become the first big world power where all cars on its roads are electric, as part of its efforts to combat severe atmospheric pollution. 1.8 million deaths are caused by it every year on the subcontinent. EURACTIV’s partner Italia Oggi reports.
Climate change 07-06-2017

Modi in Europe: A strategic new engagement

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Europe has been a strategic endeavour to reaffirm India’s engagement with the European Union and firmly establish India’s position as a key global actor, writes Gauri Khandekar.
Global Europe 30-05-2017

Germany calls on India to open up more to free trade

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Germany to drum up investment in his country. A new study claims that an EU-India free trade deal could boost Europe’s economy, Germany’s especially, by over €21 billion. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Brexit 07-11-2016

May in India for post-Brexit trade deal ‘talks’, amid visas squabble

Prime Minister Theresa May is in India – Britain's former colony – for a three-day trip aimed at putting out feelers for a post-Brexit bilateral trade deal.
A Hindu woman takes ritual bath in the river Ganga on April 23, 2011 in the holy city of Varanasi, India [Shutterstock]
Trade & Society 11-04-2016

EU turns a blind eye to growing human rights concerns in India

Founded with the vocation to bring peace and prosperity, the EU has a global responsibility to promote human rights. It should be fulfilling this responsibility beyond mere lip service, writes Sophia Kuby.
Global Europe 31-03-2016

India, EU vow to boost anti-terror ties

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a summit with EU leaders yesterday (30 March) to strengthen ties with bloc, vowing to boost counter-terrorism cooperation as he paid tribute to the victims of the Brussels attacks.
Climate change 16-12-2015

The early success of COP21

The Paris climate conference largely succeeded on its first day in global participation, low carbon innovation and carbon pricing, writes Professor Michael Grubb.
Energy 01-12-2015

Paris and New Delhi launch the International Solar Alliance

Paris plans to offer its support to India to gain its backing for the COP21 agreement. Our partner Journal de l'Environnement reports
Brexit 13-11-2015

Tusk calls Cameron’s demands ‘very, very tough’

European Council President Donald Tusk warned on Thursday (12 November) it would be "very, very tough" to reach a deal on reforms Prime Minister David Cameron has asked for to help keep Britain in the bloc.
Global Europe 28-09-2015

UN Security Council reform back in the limelight

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has met with her Brazilian, Indian and Japanese counterparts to discuss the issue of permanent membership on the UN Security Council. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Trade & Society 17-08-2015

EU, India working to resolve trade row over generic drugs

The EU and India are taking steps to end a trade row sparked by an EU ban of 700 Indian pharmaceutical products after New Delhi cancelled talks on a free trade accord earlier this month.
Development Policy 07-05-2015

Greenpeace India could close within a month due to government crackdown

Greenpeace India will be forced to close within a month with the loss of 340 jobs because of a government crackdown on its funding, the organisation’s chief has warned.
Global Europe 15-04-2015

Merkel, Modi aim for free trade agreement between EU and India

In Berlin, Germany and India expressed their intention to work together more closely on economic and political matters, while emphasising closer cooperation on military sales. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Europe's East 12-12-2014

Crimean leader’s visit to India infuriates Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko lashed out at India today (12 December) over a visit by the leader of Crimea, the former Ukrainian territory annexed by Russia, who accompanied President Vladimir Putin's annual summit delegation this week.
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