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India, U.S. Begin Meetings in New Delhi

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 Comments Off on India, U.S. Begin Meetings in New Delhi

The relationship between the world’s two largest democracies is among the most consequential of the 21st century, administration officials said in a phone call before the “two-plus-two” meeting between U.S. and Indian officials in New Delhi.

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India to stop sponsoring Daesh

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Comments Off on India to stop sponsoring Daesh

I have been consistently advocating, authoring, and warning the world about the expansion of Daesh and its misuse in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and other South Asian Countries. In 2014, Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Doval had visited Iraq and met with Daesh head to create working relationships with Daesh and also met with the […]

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U.S., Australia, India foreign ministers to meet in Japan next week

Thursday, October 1, 2020 Comments Off on U.S., Australia, India foreign ministers to meet in Japan next week

Top diplomats from the U.S., Australia and India plan to gather in Tokyo next week to discuss their common regional concerns, such as China’s increasingly assertive actions, in the first face-to-face ministerial meetings Japan will host since the coronavirus pandemic began.

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India, Israel And The Arab States

Saturday, September 12, 2020 Comments Off on India, Israel And The Arab States

The president of US Donald Trump is of course too much meant to be busy for the November 2020 elections, and despite the stand-off with China on many fronts, particularly in South China Sea, will not be able to ‘look-that-hard’ into with China until the elections are over, which is not ‘that much’ to India’s […]

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IntelBrief: Tensions between China and India Have Asia—and the World—on Edge

Saturday, June 20, 2020 Comments Off on IntelBrief: Tensions between China and India Have Asia—and the World—on Edge

Bottom Line Up Front

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India Voices Unusual Criticism of China’s Conduct in South China Sea

Thursday, May 28, 2020 Comments Off on India Voices Unusual Criticism of China’s Conduct in South China Sea

India has voiced a rare note of criticism of China’s assertive actions in the South China Sea, amid a tensions between the two Asian powers on their long land border.

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Indian Navy ‘Prepared for Immediate Deployment’ Amid China’s Increased Activities in Region

Thursday, April 23, 2020 Comments Off on Indian Navy ‘Prepared for Immediate Deployment’ Amid China’s Increased Activities in Region

In January, Indian Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh confirmed the constant presence of seven to eight People’s Liberation Army Navy warships in the Indian Ocean Region at any given time. Speaking at the Raisina Dialogue, the admiral warned: “If anyone operates in our region, they have to notify us first”.

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India – Integrated Air Defense Weapon System (IADWS) and Related Equipment and Support

Friday, February 14, 2020 Comments Off on India – Integrated Air Defense Weapon System (IADWS) and Related Equipment and Support

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to India of an Integrated Air Defense Weapon System (IADWS) for an estimated cost of $1.867 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on February 7, 2020.

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Russia starts production of S-400 systems for India

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 Comments Off on Russia starts production of S-400 systems for India

Russia says it has started the production of a batch of S-400 missile defense systems for India under a deal the two countries reached two years ago, despite threats of sanctions made by the United States against New Delhi over the purchase of the advanced Russian systems.

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India, Israel to Build 2000 kilo class Drones for Maritime, Land Based Military Operations

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 Comments Off on India, Israel to Build 2000 kilo class Drones for Maritime, Land Based Military Operations

India’s military is seeking to extend its use of drones for intelligence gathering, surveillance and reconnaissance.

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UK Pitches its State-of-the-Art Super Aircraft Carrier to Make it in India

Friday, November 22, 2019 Comments Off on UK Pitches its State-of-the-Art Super Aircraft Carrier to Make it in India

The statement comes days after Indian Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh highlighted the requirement of three aircraft carriers for the Navy to overcome critical capability voids during a naval commanders’ conference in New Delhi.

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India Reportedly Wants Russia to Expedite S-400 Missile Delivery Schedule

Monday, November 11, 2019 Comments Off on India Reportedly Wants Russia to Expedite S-400 Missile Delivery Schedule

Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, leading an official delegation which includes over 50 businessmen, is expected to hold discussions with his Russian counterpart General Sergei Shoigu in Moscow, on all areas of bilateral military and military-technical cooperation.

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India Successfully Tests its Air-to-Air Missile Astra From Su-30MKI

Friday, September 20, 2019 Comments Off on India Successfully Tests its Air-to-Air Missile Astra From Su-30MKI

India launched the project to develop Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Astra missiles in 2004, at a budget of Rs. 995 crores (approximately $138.4 million).

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India Set to Carry Out Biggest War Games Near China Border

Saturday, September 14, 2019 Comments Off on India Set to Carry Out Biggest War Games Near China Border

India is set to launch its biggest war games in disputed Arunachal Pradesh, near the Chinese border.

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India Successfully Launches its Ambitious Second Moon Mission, Chandrayaan2

Thursday, July 25, 2019 Comments Off on India Successfully Launches its Ambitious Second Moon Mission, Chandrayaan2

India has launched its second Moon Mission, Chandrayaan-2 into lunar orbit successfully. The spacecraft, initially slated to be launched on 15 July, had to be abandoned 53 minutes before take-off due to a “technical snag” in the engine’s cooling system.

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Ambassador: Trump’s Withdrawal from Iran Deal Was ‘Diplomatic Vandalism’

Saturday, July 20, 2019 Comments Off on Ambassador: Trump’s Withdrawal from Iran Deal Was ‘Diplomatic Vandalism’

The former British ambassador to the U.S. believed President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal was an act of “diplomatic vandalism” against his predecessor Barack Obama, according to newly leaked diplomatic cables.

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India Test Fires Air Launched Version of BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile

Friday, May 24, 2019 Comments Off on India Test Fires Air Launched Version of BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile

The 2.5-ton air-launched version of the BrahMos (BrahMos-A) missile, named after India’s Brahmaputra River and Russia’s Moskva River, has an operational range of around 300 km. It can be dropped from 500 to 14,000 metres.

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India Reaches ‘Milestone’ in Anti-Air Capabilities After Firing Israeli Missile

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Comments Off on India Reaches ‘Milestone’ in Anti-Air Capabilities After Firing Israeli Missile

The test enables India to share sensor data on air targets, including incoming enemy aircraft and cruise missiles, in real time. The Barak-8 is a supersonic surface-to-air missile with a range of 70-100 km. In a significant milestone, the Indian Navy has conducted the maiden co-operative engagement test of the medium range surface to air […]

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India’s Anti-Satellite Missile Test: The Potential International Security Risks

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Comments Off on India’s Anti-Satellite Missile Test: The Potential International Security Risks

Since 1999, India has launched 269 foreign satellites from 32 different countries. This has positioned it as a relevant player in the field of space exploration. The Indian Space Research Agency (ISRA) is involved in Earth observation and support for disaster management and telecommunications from space; and has its own launch site, the Satish Dhawan […]

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India to Equip Su-30MKIs With Israeli High-Precision Bombs

Friday, March 8, 2019 Comments Off on India to Equip Su-30MKIs With Israeli High-Precision Bombs

New Delhi earlier reported that it had bombed a major terrorist camp in Pakistani territory, killing numerous militants, but did not specify the number of those killed. At the same time, Islamabad insists that no such camp ever existed and that the Indian Air Force (IAF) had bombed a largely barren hillside.

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The Kashmir Question:Made in India

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Comments Off on The Kashmir Question:Made in India

It has been stated before that when there is no political will to resolve a long pending dispute then ‘all roads can lead to hell’. Loss of 49 CRPF soldier’s lives in a sucide attack augurs ill. Despite massive military and security apparatus deployed in Jammu and Kashmir, no one had any clue that a […]

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India Promises Strong Response to Kashmir Attack

Monday, February 18, 2019 Comments Off on India Promises Strong Response to Kashmir Attack

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed a strong response to a deadly attack on security personnel in Indian Kashmir as New Delhi said that there was “incontrovertible evidence” that Pakistan had a “direct hand” in the assault and called for its complete isolation.

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India Seeks License Extension from Russia to Manufacture More Su-30MKI Locally

Sunday, February 3, 2019 Comments Off on India Seeks License Extension from Russia to Manufacture More Su-30MKI Locally

India’s decision to manufacture additional Su-30MKI for the air force has been taken against the backdrop of a delay in the formal tendering process to acquire 110 fighter jets and upgrades of other existing jets, according to a highly placed official in India’s Defence Ministry.

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‘Putin’s India visit will test Modi’s idea of ‘strategic autonomy’ for India’

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Comments Off on ‘Putin’s India visit will test Modi’s idea of ‘strategic autonomy’ for India’

Russian President Vladmir Putin will be visiting India next week (October 4-5) to attend the 19th India-Russia summit with focus on advancing bilateral ties between the two countries. New Delhi is hoping to build on the momentum of the successful summit held in Sochi in May this year and follow up on the ambitious defence […]

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India preparing to pay in rupees for Iran oil

Monday, June 25, 2018 Comments Off on India preparing to pay in rupees for Iran oil

The Indian government is reportedly moving closer to a scheme to make some oil payments to Iran in rupees in a bid meant to avoid US economic sanctions.

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President Rouhani to visit India in February

Friday, February 2, 2018 Comments Off on President Rouhani to visit India in February

Rouhani’s visit is scheduled to take place after Prime Minister Narendra Modi returns from another trip to West Asia, including Palestine, the UAE and Oman. India and Iran have started development of Chahbahar port, giving Afghanistan a route to the sea bypassing Pakistan. On Dec. 25, Rouhani signed into force the Chabahr international transport and […]

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India, EU to step up fight against terrorism

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 Comments Off on India, EU to step up fight against terrorism

India and European Union will seek to step up anti-radicalisation and counter-terrorism cooperation when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds summit talks with the leaders of the bloc on Friday. Modi will host the presidents of the European Council and European Commission, Donald Franciszek Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker, in New Delhi for the 14th India-EU […]

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India, Afghanistan review bilateral relations

Friday, September 29, 2017 Comments Off on India, Afghanistan review bilateral relations

India and Afghanistan reviewed their bilateral relationship during a meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Afghan Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah on Thursday. “Strengthening strategic partnership with a close neighbour,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.

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14th India-EU summit to be held on October 6

Friday, September 29, 2017 Comments Off on 14th India-EU summit to be held on October 6

India and the European Union will hold their 14th summit talks on October 6 during which both sides are expected to discuss a host of key issues including ways to remove hurdles for the long pending free trade agreement. The Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MAE) said the president of the European Council, Donald Tusk, […]

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US, India, Japan call for intl action on N. Korea nuclear programs

Monday, September 18, 2017 Comments Off on US, India, Japan call for intl action on N. Korea nuclear programs

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono convened the second US-India-Japan ministerial-level trilateral dialogue Monday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York during which they discussed topics of mutual concern. State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a […]

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India, Afghanistan discuss political, security cooperation

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Comments Off on India, Afghanistan discuss political, security cooperation

The second Indo-Afghan Strategic Partnership Council meeting was held in New Delhi on Monday. At the meeting, both countries held extensive talks and discussed political relations, security issues, development and cultural cooperation, investments and reviewing challenges in mutual relations. Afghanistan minister of foreign affairs also met with Indian national security advisor and discussed counter terrorist […]

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Afghan FM to visit India

Saturday, September 9, 2017 Comments Off on Afghan FM to visit India

Afghanistan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani will visit India next week. During his visit, he will call on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and will also hold bilateral talks with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. The visit comes weeks after US President Donald Trump announced a new policy on Afghanistan and sought sought more help from […]

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India, China ready to move from Doklam border row

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 Comments Off on India, China ready to move from Doklam border row

India and China on Tuesday signalled they were ready to move on from their Doklam border row, with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreeing to avoid similar incidents in future. After the over two-month long stand-off between their armies, Modi and Xi had their first “healthy” and “fruitful” bilateral meeting […]

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Egypt, India discuss bilateral relations

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 Comments Off on Egypt, India discuss bilateral relations

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on sidelines of the BRICS Summit in Xiamen, China on Tuesday. India and Egypt have a strong economic relationship and cooperation in areas of security and counter-terrorism.

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EU, India agree to strengthen counter-terrorism cooperation

Friday, September 1, 2017 Comments Off on EU, India agree to strengthen counter-terrorism cooperation

India and the European Union have agreed to strengthen cooperation between their security and intelligence agencies to combat the threat of terrorism and check terror financing. During the 10th India-European Union Counter Terrorism Dialogue in New Delhi on Wednesday, the two sides deliberated extensively on combating terror financing and challenges posed by radicalisation and violent […]

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