DISAPPOINTED WITH TRUMP, INDIA LOOKS TO REKINDLE OLD FRIENDSHIP WITH RUSSIA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be received by Russian President Vladimir Putin for a few hours at the Black Sea resort of Sochi Monday, his trip sandwiched between visits by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Bulgarian President Rumen Radev, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and…

Growing bonhomie between India and US forcing ‘distanced’ Russia to get close to Pakistan, China

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets ready to hold an informal summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, the message that he will first and foremost convey to Russia is that the India-Russia defence cooperation stays intact despite the emerging geo-political situations, and specifically…

Does V K Singh’s visit to North Korea mean India is okay with its nuclear links with Pakistan

The ongoing visit of minister of state V K Singh to North Korea is both odd and mystifying.Mystifying, because it has taken place behind a pall of secrecy, although he is the senior-most Indian minister to visit the capital of the Stalinist regime in more…

PM’s “Agendaless” Meet With An Old Friend As India Recalibrates Relations With Russia, US

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is headed to Sochi, a resort town in Russia for informal talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on May 21. He arrives early morning and will leave the same day. Like in Wuhan in China, PM Modi will hold several one-on-one…

Pakistan’s envy, India’s pride PM Narendra Modi to dedicate 330 MW Kishanganga power project to nati

A long-cherished dream is becoming a reality on Saturday when Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate the 330 Mega Watt (MW) Kishanganga Hydro Power project to nation. An engineering marvel, the project, constructed near Line of Control (LoC) in Gurez, saw many ups and downs…

Taiwan Is Seeking F 35 Stealth Fighter to counter the Chinese Air Force

Taiwan’s Minister of National Defense, Yen Teh-fa, has once more reiterated his country’s interest in procuring the F-35B, the U.S. Marine Corps’ short take-off and vertical landing (STOVL) variant of Lockheed Martin’s supersonic fifth-generation fighter jet. In a recent interview with local media, the defense…

Mattis, Iceland’s Foreign Minister Discuss Increased Cooperation

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis met with Iceland’s foreign minister at the Pentagon to express a mutual commitment to the deepening defense relationship between the United States and Iceland. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Mattis, Iceland’s Foreign Minister Discuss Increased Cooperation

Indigenisation in defence sector has to be on top of agenda Nirmala Sitharamam

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said manufacturing of defence equipment cannot be done with borrowed technology and indigenisation has to be on top of the agenda for India, which is one of the largest importers of arms in the world. “India being the largest procurer…

Defense Secretary, S. Korean Minister Discuss ‘Historic Opportunity’

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha met and shared hope that the upcoming U.S.-North Korea talks would provide a historic opportunity to reach complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of North Korea. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Defense Secretary, S. Korean…

Indian Army can’t be blamed for radicalisation of Kashmiri youth Nirmala Sitharaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the armed forces should not be blamed for Kashmiri youths joining militants, indicating that there will be no relaxation in the government’s tough policy on dealing with violent extremism. “I think we need to understand the issue which…