Bilateral economic issues, cooperation in development of the Far East region of Russia, cooperation in nuclear and space sectors were also discussed, MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said
Indo-Pacific a new concept in changing world, says S Jaishankar in Moscow ahead of Narendra Modi's forthcoming visit to Vladivostok
In his address to Maldivian Parliament in June, Modi underscored India's firm commitment to make the strategic Indo-Pacific an area for shared economic growth, saying it has been "our lifeline, and also the highway for trade and prosperity."
S Jaishankar, Russian deputy PM Yury Borisov discuss Modi-Putin summit, vow to strengthen trade, energy cooperation
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday held talks with Russian deputy prime minister Yury Borisov and discussed collaboration in key sectors such as trade, energy and space, as well as the upcoming summit meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Vladimir Putin
India will go by its national interest: S Jaishankar tells US on S-400 missile system deal with Russia
Amid concerns in the US over India procuring S-400 missile defence system from Russia, India said on Wednesday that will go by its national interest and has many bilateral relationships which also have a history
India, Russia to sign $3bn lease for Akula-class submarine: Deal shows despite new partnerships, old ties hold strong
India is set to sign a deal on Thursday with Russia to lease an Akula-class submarine for the Indian Navy. The nuclear submarine — that is being called INS Chakra III — is likely to be ready, after refurbishment, by 2025
India to receive S-400 in due time, says Russia; delivery of air defence system likely to begin in Oct 2020
Russia on Wednesday said there will be no delays in the delivery of the S-400 air defence systems to India and a payment mechanism for the deal is being worked out
Indian defence forces embark on 12-day joint military drills with US forces in Rajasthan, Russians in Uttar Pradesh
Drills include training on aspects such as hostage rescue, desert survival and combat firing, the defence ministry stated
Taliban talks: MEA merely testing waters with Moscow meeting, New Delhi has time aplenty to evaluate its Afghan position
New Delhi’s nominees are also retired MEA officials, underlining that Delhi is still far from comfortable with the talks, against which it has long cautioned Russian officials.
Omar Abdullah slams govt for 'non-official' talks with Taliban, asks why Centre cannot hold meetings to fix J&K's 'eroded autonomy'
Abdullah asked that if non-official participation in a dialogue with the Taliban is acceptable to the Modi government, then why not a “non-official” centred around J&K’s eroded autonomy and its restoration.
India to participate in Afghan peace talks with Taliban in Russia at 'non-official level' today; Iran, China, US among 12 countries invited
India supports all efforts at peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan that will preserve unity and plurality, and bring security, stability and prosperity to the country, he said. "India's consistent policy has been that such efforts should be Afghan-led, Afghan-owned, and Afghan-controlled and with participation of the government of Afghanistan," Kumar asserted.
Vladimir Putin in India: Deepening of bilateral energy cooperation a must in today's geopolitical, economic climate
India-Russia energy cooperation provides the two sides with more breathing space in their foreign policy endeavours
Vladimir Putin to visit New Delhi in October, meetings with Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind on agenda
During the visit, Putin will hold official talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and will meet President Ram Nath Kovind as well.
Rafale row: Hollande's claims could expose BJP government's double standards, endanger ties with Russia
The government may be in for a bigger crisis than the Rafale deal with the US continuing to threaten India with CAATSA sanctions, especially ahead of Vladimir Putin’s India visit in October when the S-400 Triumf deal is expected to be possibly inked
Sushma Swaraj embarks on two-day visit to Moscow; EAM to discuss bilateral cooperation in trade, investment at 23rd IRIGC-TEC
During her visit, she will attend the 23rd India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Technical and Economic Cooperation (IRIGC-TEC). It will be co-chaired by Swaraj and Yuri Borisov, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation.
India not guaranteed US sanctions waiver for purchasing Russian missiles, says top Pentagon official
The United States has imposed sweeping sanctions on Russia, under which any country engaged with its defense and intelligence sectors could face secondary US sanctions. However, a new defense bill gives the president the authority to grant waivers in case of national security interests.
India to sign S-400 Triumf missile deal with Russia soon, says Nirmala Sitharaman; rejects US sanctions on Moscow
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said the S-400 Triumf air defence missile deal with Russia will go ahead notwithstanding the US sanctions on military transactions with Moscow.
SCO Summit: Regional security, consensus on Iran and multipolar global order likely to be major highlights
The 18th SCO Qingdao Summit will be harnessed to anchor and explore the future of RATS; highlight regional consensus on sanctions on Iran, and demonstrate and encourage consensus in favour of a multilateral world order
Nirmala Sitharaman should explore American F35s, go beyond Russian S400 to bolster weak Indian Air Force
The purchase of five S400 surface to air missile systems is acceptable as a defence ring for India's sensitive installations, but it does not compensate for a dwindling air force and India should seriously knock on the door for the F35 as a back up to the limited S400