‘Congress forming mahagathbandhan with Pak against PM Modi ’Amit Shah uses Pak minister’s tweet to a

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Saturday attacked his Congress counterpart Rahul Gandhi wondering if he has formed an international “mahagathbandhan” (grand alliance) with Pakistan against Prime Minister Narendra Modi as both are saying “Modi hatao” (remove Modi). Shah’s sharp attack on Gandhi…

India Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline The 2 countries are now closer than ever before

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday jointly unveiled via video conference e-plaques for the ground-breaking ceremony of two India assisted projects that would strengthen the ruling Awami League position ahead of polls end of year. External Affairs Minister Sushma…

India dismisses ‘truce call’ report of Pakistan army chief reaching out

Pakistan Army chief Gen Qamar Bajwa tried to reach out to his Indian counterpart, Gen Bipin Rawat, to initiate talks but was rebuffed, The New York Times reported on Tuesday, though a person in New Delhi familiar with the matter denied any such outreach. The…

India, China armies want to improve ties along LAC

The Indian Army and it’s Chinese counterpart have expressed mutual desire to maintain peace and improve relations at the functional-level along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), a defence official said on Thursday. The ceremonial Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) was held yesterday on the occasion…

Dunford to Discuss Deconfliction With Russian Counterpart in Helsinki

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is meeting with his Russian counterpart in Helsinki to discuss the deconfliction of coalition and Russian operations in Syria and other topics, a defense official said. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Dunford to Discuss Deconfliction With Russian Counterpart…

India, Singapore agree to deepen economic and defence ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong today agreed to deepen the bilateral economic ties and build on defence cooperation as they called for a peaceful, open, and friendly maritime environment in the Indo-Pacific region. The two leaders also witnessed an…

Mattis, South Korean Defense Minister Discuss North-South Korea Talks

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and his South Korean counterpart expressed their commitment to a diplomatic resolution that achieves complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of North Korea. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Mattis, South Korean Defense Minister Discuss North-South Korea Talks

SITHARAMAN MEETS RUSSIAN COUNTERPART DISCUSSES WAYS TO STRENGTHEN DEFENCE COOPERATION

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today met her Russian counterpart General Sergei Shoigu and discussed defence cooperation between the two countries with a focus on military-technical cooperation. Sitharaman is on a three-day visit to Russia to attend the seventh Moscow Conference on International Security here. This…

Mattis, Omani Officials Discuss Defense Relationship in Muscat

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis met with his Omani counterpart and other leaders in Oman to discuss regional issues and explore ways to further strengthen the two nations’ defense relationship. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Mattis, Omani Officials Discuss Defense Relationship in Muscat

Important for India, Canada to work together to fight terrorism, Modi tells Trudeau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau inked six MoUs, including one on energy cooperation, on Friday, after holding bilateral talks on a wide range of topics. Their talks a range of issues including terrorism and extremism, as well as ways to…