Tag: Indo-Pacific

US supports India’s emergence as leading global power: State Department

The US on Tuesday said it supports India’s emergence as a leading global power and a vital partner in efforts to ensure that the strategic...

UK Carrier Strike Group starts maritime exercises with Indian Navy

The United Kingdom’s Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 2021, led by the HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier, has met up with the Indian Navy in the...

India & Japan working to launch joint projects in Russian Far-East: Harsh Vardhan Shringla

India and Japan are looking at deepening cooperation in third countries including in the Russian Far East region and the Pacific Island countries, Foreign Secretary...

US lawmakers and Indian Americans welcome nomination of Garcetti as Indian envoy

Powerful US lawmakers and eminent members of the Indian-American community have welcomed the nomination of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti as the country’s next envoy...

Piyush Goyal pitches for Indo-Pacific wide services trade agreement

Commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday called for a services trade agreement among friendly nations of the Indo-Pacific region aimed at liberalising domestic...

Indo-Pacific reflects benefits of rebalancing: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar on Tuesday said that the focus on the Indo-Pacific “represents a return of history” and “reflects the reality of...

Joe Biden to host Modi, other leaders of Quad countries this year: White House

The U.S. coordinator for the Indo-Pacific region Kurt Campbell said on Tuesday that U.S. President Joe Biden will host a summit with the leaders of...

Japan toes India line to seek EU’s presence in Indo-Pacific to counter China

Japan, following India’s footsteps, has urged Europe to increase its military presence in the Indo-Pacific region to balance China. This comes close on the heels...

Besieged by Covid-19, India seeks to restore image as a global power

(This story originally appeared in on May 25, 2021) WASHINGTON: Besieged at home by the Covid-19 pandemic, India is boldly seeking to rise above it...

PM Modi-27 EU leaders to announce resumption of FTA talks at Saturday summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and European Union leaders are expected to announce on Saturday resumption of free trade agreement (FTA) talks that were deadlocked over...

China’s Africa outreach poses threat from Atlantic: Top United States general

The top U.S general for Africa is warning that a growing threat from China may come not just from the waters of the Pacific but...

Modi-Johnson Virtual Summit: PMs announce Enhanced Trade Partnership, FTA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his UK counterpart Boris Johnson on Tuesday announced a historic enhanced trade partnership that will pave the way for market...

UK foreign secretary to meet S Jaishankar during London G7talks | India News

LONDON: Minister of external affairs Dr S Jaishankar will fly to Britain this week to attend the G7 foreign and development ministers’ meeting in London...

View: India needs to strengthen its comprehensive national power

2021 is turning out to be a difficult year for India. A second wave of the coronavirus pandemic is ravaging the country and denting its...

India never had a NATO mentality: EAM S Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Wednesday made it clear that the Quad, is not an “Asian NATO” and India never had a “NATO mentality”....

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...