India set to clear $2 billion deal for US Anti Submarine Warfare Choppers

Ahead of the crucial two-plus-two dialogue in Washington, the Narendra Modi government is expected to approve a $2-billion deal for the purchase of anti-submarine warfare helicopters for the Indian Navy from the US through the government to government (G2G) route, according to South Block officials…

What’s Next for The India-Russia Strategic Partnership

When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin had an “informal” meeting in Sochi in late May, the two leaders discussed a number of bilateral issues such as military and defense cooperation and international issues relevant to both India and Russia. The…

N-Power Could Fuel Mr Modi’s Dream

On the eve of 28 April 2018, Prime Minister Modi declared the electrification of 600,000 villages across India, hours after the last village in Manipur was officially added to the national grid. This was a monumental goal for Modi, who pledged in August 2015 to…

MODI ADDRESSES PUTIN’S QUAD CONCERNS IN SINGAPORE

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi made India’s first major Indo-Pacific policy statement at Singapore on Sunday, he took special care in addressing Russian concerns that President Vladimir Putin had brought up in Sochi during their informal summit. Those familiar with the details told ET that…

Modi’s Personal Touch To India Russia Relations

The one-day visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Sochi on May 21 heralded a new beginning as far as the question of India-Russia relations is concerned. It can be termed as a new initiative because the visit of Modi to Russia took place when…

PM MODI, US DEFENSE SECRETARY MEET, DISCUSS COOPERATION IN THE INDO PACIFIC

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met US Defence Secretary James Mattis in Singapore and discussed security related issues, days after the Pentagon renamed its Pacific Command as the ‘Indo-Pacific Command’ in a largely symbolic move to signal India’s importance to the US military. Prime Minister…

INDIA’S ACTIONS IN SOUTH CHINA SEA WILL SPEAK LOUDER THAN ITS WORDS

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become the first Indian leader to deliver the prestigious keynote address at the Shangri-La Dialogue, a conference which annually brings together defence ministers, military chiefs and strategists from across the Indo-Pacific region in Singapore. Modi was previously invited in 2015….

Modi Is Threading A Path Between A Rising China And An Uncertain US – YouTube

This video shows you that Modi Is Threading A Path Between A Rising China And An Uncertain US. US Defense Secretary James Mattis described India as the “fulcrum’’ of security in the Indo-Pacific region as he traveled this week to an annual security conference in…

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…

INDIA AND INDONESIA SIGN AGREEMENTS ON DEFENCE, SPACE

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday began his Indonesia visit by paying homage to martyrs of Indonesian independence struggle as he laid a wreath at the Kalibata National Heroes’ Cemetery in Jakarta. Kalibata Heroes’ Cemetery in South Jakarta is a military cemetery in Indonesia. It…