Today in Politics: Amid India-Bharat name row, PM Narendra Modi leaves for Indonesia for ASEAN Summit


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to leave for Indonesia on Wednesday night to attend the 20th ASEAN-India Summit and 18th East Asia Summit. A new initiative to boost the India-ASEAN maritime security cooperation is likely to be unveiled after PM Modi holds summit talks with the leaders of the 10-nation influential bloc in Jakarta Thursday. Indonesia is hosting the summits in its capacity as the current Chair of the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations), which is considered one of the most influential groupings in the region. India and several other countries, including the US, China, Japan and Australia,...