BRICS members should provide mutual support in designating terrorists: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said at the BRICS virtual summit that member nations should understand security concerns of each other and provide mutual support in the designation of terrorists and that this sensitive issue should not be “politicised”, according to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). The comments … Read more

BRICS members have similar approach to governance of global economy: PM

The BRICS member nations have a similar approach to the governance of the global economy and mutual cooperation can make a useful contribution to the post-Covid economic recovery, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday. The Prime Minister said this in his opening remarks at the virtual BRICS annual … Read more

BRICS nations have important role to play in post-Covid world: PM Modi

Mutual cooperation between the BRICS nations could help in global recovery after the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at the virtual BRICS summit on Thursday. The nations in the bloc (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) had a similar approach to global economic governance in the aftermath of … Read more

Indian envoy Rawat meets Chinese foreign minister ahead of BRICS summit

Indian Ambassador to China Pradeep Kumar Rawat has met Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi ahead of the BRICS summit and emphasised the “criticality of maintenance of peace and tranquillity in the border areas” to realise the full potential of the consensus between the top leaders of the two sides on the … Read more

Live news updates: China’s Xi uses Brics gathering to criticise ‘hegemonism’ in international community

Five officials in China’s central Zhengzhou city were punished on Wednesday for intentionally turning the health codes red on thousands of bank fraud protesters, the local anti-corruption body said. The move came after a weeks-long online firestorm over city’s alleged misuse of Covid-19 control measures in dealing with social instability. Chinese depositors across the country … Read more

PM Modi to attend virtual BRICS summit on Chinese President’s invitation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the annual summit of the five-nation grouping BRICS on June 23 and 24 following an invitation by Chinese President Xi Jinping, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) announced on Tuesday. China is hosting the summit in its capacity as its chair of the … Read more

PM to virtually attend BRICS Summit; focus on developing-country issues

On the the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the 14th BRICS Summit hosted by China in virtual format on June 23-24. This includes a high-level dialogue on global development between the guest countries on June 24. The Ministry of External Affairs … Read more

India plans to resist anti-US messaging at BRICS summit with Xi, Putin

India is expected to push back against an anticipated effort by Chinese President Xi Jinping to use this year’s BRICS summit as a platform to highlight his efforts to build an alternative to the US-led global order, Indian officials with knowledge of the matter said. The virtual event, which … Read more

FMs, central bank guvs of BRICS nations vow to deepen financial cooperation

The Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors of BRICS countries issued a joint statement at a virtual meeting on Monday, reaching consensus on deepening financial cooperation and strengthening coordination on macroeconomic policy. The meeting, co-chaired by China’s central bank governor Yi Gang and finance minister Liu Kun, discussed topics … Read more