Tag: Indo-Pacific

France joins Indo-Pacific Ocean Initiative launched by India

India and France during ongoing visit of Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France, have decided to expand their Indo-Pacific partnership...

Raisina Dialogue: NATO Secy Gen flags China coercion of neighbours, hampering freedom of navigation

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday flagged China’s assertive moves such as coercing neighbours in the region and hampering freedom of navigation in the South...

India, France explore ways to boost cooperation in Indo-Pacific

India and France on Tuesday explored ways to strengthen cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, including under a trilateral mechanism with Australia to address emerging challenges in...

Foreign Ministers of France and Maldives in India this week despite pandemic

The foreign ministers of France and Maldives will visit New Delhi this week in what are expected to be trips to expand their Indo-Pacific partnerships...

US lays strategy to counter China, strengthen ties with India, allies | India News

Two powerful US senators have introduced a major bipartisan comprehensive legislation that seeks to boost the country’s ability to out-compete China, endorses the Quad initiative...

Strategising India’s “Cooperative Geocultural” approach in Central Asia

India’s Central Asian policy options can be viewed from three prisms, namely geocultural, geopolitical and geoeconomics’ engagement .While geocultural relations provide the base for fruition...

Protests over agricultural reforms a matter for the Indian government: UK Minister

India as a democracy has guaranteed the right to protest throughout and the farmers’ protests over agricultural reforms is an issue that is absolutely and...

India set to produce coronavirus vaccine under Quad initiative with US, Japan and Australia

The India-US-Japan-Australia Quadrilateral initiative, or Quad, at its maiden summit on Friday decided to build a first-of-its-kind joint vaccine supply chain to address the current...

US secretary of defence to visit India this month to discuss bilateral military ties | India News

NEW DELHI: In the first such top-level visit after the Biden administration took charge in Washington in January, US secretary of defence Lloyd J Austin...

UK will work closely with India, Japan, US, Australia in Indo-Pacific: British High Commissioner

Asserting that the Indo-Pacific is going to be a “great growth area of the world”, the new British High Commissioner here said on Friday the...

India keen to focus on connectivity with Bangladesh and beyond for next 20 years: EAM

India was keen to focus on the development of connectivity with Bangladesh and beyond for next 20 years to change the region’s geo-economic scenario, External...

India to export defence equipment to Philippines, expands reach in the Pacific

Expanding its defence footprint in the Indo-Pacific, India has reached an understanding with the Philippines for exporting military equipment to the nation which has been...

Netherlands seeks to align its Indo-Pacific vision with India: Envoy

Netherlands is very supportive of the proposed India-EU Free Trade Agreement and as one of the three European countries to frame Indo-Pacific vision desires to...

India a critical partner, says Pentagon; Quad foreign ministers to meet virtually on Thursday | India News

WASHINGTON: India is a critical partner, especially when one considers all the challenges in the Indo-Pacific region, the Pentagon said on the eve of the...

India pitches for widening Russia ties in three geo-political theatres

NEW DELHI: India on Wednesday pitched for widening cooperation with old strategic ally Russia across various geographical regions – Eurasia, Indo-Pacific and the Russian Far...

Time to renew ‘unique’ India-US partnership that can benefit a fifth of humanity: Amb Sandhu

New York: As the world confronts the COVID-19 pandemic and an economic slowdown, it is time to renew the promise of a “unique partnership” between...

Mauritius eyes key trade pact with India during Jaishankar’s visit | India News

Foreign minister S Jaishankar will travel to Mauritius on Saturday to advance a trade and investment agreement with the island nation and one of India’s...

How India changed the playbook and took China by surprise

(This story originally appeared in on Feb 11, 2021) NEW DELHI: The process of disengagement between Indian and Chinese armies that began on Wednesday on...

United States to stand by India in face of China’s aggressive action: Spokesperson

NEW YORK: In the face of China‘s aggressive actions against India, the US will stand with New Delhi, according to State Department spokesperson Ned Price....

US calls India important partner in Indo-Pacific | India News

WASHINGTON: Describing India as one of the most important partners of the US in the Indo-Pacific region, the Biden administration on Tuesday said that it...

Biden Admin welcomes India’s emergence as a leading global power, its role in Indo-Pacific region

Describing India as one of the most important partners of the US in the Indo-Pacific region, the Biden Administration on Tuesday said that it welcomes...

Europe bets big on India after investment pact with China

Europe is betting big on India after an investment pact with China. While the European Union pushed for early harvest trade and investment deal with...

First Indo-US combat drill of Biden era in Rajasthan next week

(This story originally appeared in on Feb 01, 2021) NEW DELHI: India and the US are all set to kick off a major combat exercise...

In first call to India, US Defence Secretary Llyod Austin pledges to build, consolidate ties

NEW DELHI : The United States has reaffirmed its support to India, vowing to take it to new levels, in the first top-level conversation between...

China passes law to give coastguard power to fire on foreign vessels, demolish structures in disputed waters

In a move that is expected to escalate tensions between China and its neighbours, Beijing has passed a law that gives power to its coastguard...