India Has Significant Interest in a Strong East Asia

Amidst the geopolitical realignment in East Asia, India has focused closely on this region with particular interest. The region is critical for India’s economic growth, as 55 percent of its exports pass through the South China Sea and Malacca Strait. For this reason, it becomes vital that the region remains stable, with freely traversed sea lanes, open lines of communications, and the rule of international law. Apart from trade and commerce, Asia is also the home of a few liberal democratic states, such as South Korea, Japan, and Taiwan. These like-minded…

India Thwarts China’s Attempt to Pass Anti-AUKUS Resolution at IAEA Meet

India’s ‘deft diplomacy’ humbled China at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Friday as it was forced to withdraw an anti-AUKUS resolution at the nuclear watchdog’s 66th regular session of the General Conference. The Indian mission in Vienna worked with smaller member states of the IAEA against China’s attempt to pass a resolution against AUKUS for seeking to provide Australia with nuclear-powered submarines. China argued this initiative was in violation of their responsibilities under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) while criticizing the role of the UN nuclear watchdog. However,…

After Brahmos, Pinaka… India is giving weapons to the enemy of enemies, know the weapon diplomacy of Modi government

Yerevan: There is an old saying that the enemy of the enemy is the friend.India’s foreign policy also seems to be moving on the same path now. The Modi government has recently signed defense agreements with many such countries, which have enmity with the enemies of India. The names of these countries are Philippines, Vietnam and Armenia. India has approved an agreement to sell missiles, rockets and many other types of ammunition to Armenia today for two thousand crore rupees. Apart from this, India had signed a deal for the…

India strives for relationship with China built on mutual sensitivity, respect & interest: Jaishankar

Washington, Sep 29 (PTI) India strives to have a relationship with China that is built on mutual sensitivity, respect, and interest, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said as he asserted that betterment and strengthening of the Indo-Pacific is a shared objective of New Delhi and Washington, amid Beijing’s growing military presence in the strategic region. China, which has territorial disputes with many countries in the strategic Indo-Pacific region, has been opposing the US’ proactive policy specifically in the disputed South China Sea. “We continue to strive for a…

China Is Arming Its ‘Satellite State’ Pakistan To Boost Its Navy & Challenge India, QUAD In Indian Ocean Region

OPED By Padma Shri KN Pandita Regarding the security challenges India faces, Admiral Kumar, the Navy chief, noted that China had maintained a continuous presence in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) since 2008, using “anti-piracy operations” as the reason. China has a naval base in Djibouti and was also involved in developing various ports in the IOR, like Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Pakistan, and other countries. The Gwadar port of Pakistan, built by China, has now become an essential base for Chinese ships in the sensitive region of the Arabian Sea.…

India strives for relationship with China that is built on mutual sensitivity, respect and interest: Jaishankar

India strives to have a relationship with China that is built on mutual sensitivity, respect and interest, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said as he asserted that betterment and strengthening of the Indo-Pacific is a shared objective of New Delhi and Washington, amid Beijing’s growing military presence in the strategic region. China, which has territorial disputes with many countries in the strategic Indo-Pacific region, has been opposing the US’ proactive policy specifically in the disputed South China Sea. “We continue to strive for a relationship with China, but one…

china: India strives for relationship with China that is built on mutual sensitivity, respect and interest: Jaishankar

India strives to have a relationship with China that is built on mutual sensitivity, respect and interest, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said as he asserted that betterment and strengthening of the Indo-Pacific is a shared objective of New Delhi and Washington, amid Beijing‘s growing military presence in the strategic region. China, which has territorial disputes with many countries in the strategic Indo-Pacific region, has been opposing the US’ proactive policy specifically in the disputed South China Sea. “We continue to strive for a relationship with China, but one…

Global situation has become more challenging, say India, US

Washington: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin have agreed that the global situation this year has become more challenging, especially due to the challenges in the Indo-Pacific, and underscored the need to further strengthen the bilateral relationship, in particular the defence ties. The remarks came amidst China’s increasingly intimidatory behaviour in the region. Jaishankar is here in the American Capital for bilateral consultations with several US Cabinet ministers, including his counterpart Secretary of State Antony Blinken. I do share with you that the global situation…

Global situation has become more challenging, say India and US

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin have agreed that the global situation this year has become more challenging, especially due to the challenges in the Indo-Pacific, and underscored the need to further strengthen the bilateral relationship, in particular the defence ties. The remarks came amidst China’s increasingly intimidatory behaviour in the region. Jaishankar is here in the American Capital for bilateral consultations with several US Cabinet ministers, including his counterpart Secretary of State Antony Blinken. “I do share with you that the global situation has…

Global situation has become more challenging, India and US say

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin on Monday agreed that the global situation this year has become more challenging, especially due to the challenges in the Indo-Pacific, and underscored the need to further strengthen the bilateral relationship, in particular the defence ties. The remarks came amidst China’s increasingly intimidatory behaviour in the region. Jaishankar is here in the American Capital for bilateral consultations with several US Cabinet ministers, including his counterpart Secretary of State Antony Blinken. “I do share with you that the global situation…