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Jun 26, 2018
Seychelles president in India: Danny Faure holds 'frank' talks with Narendra Modi, agrees to work on Assumption Island dealSeychelles president Danny Faure held talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his trip to India and signed six agreements during his visit to India.
Jun 01, 2018
Narendra Modi in Singapore: PM calls China 'pivotal partner' in trade, says differences must not become disputesEmphasising on how the India-China cooperation is expanding, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called China a pivotal partner to India at the keynote address at the Shangri-La dialogue.
Mar 19, 2018
India-French joint naval exercise 'Varuna-18' begins off Goa coast, to include anti-submarine and air defence exercisesThe India-French joint naval exercise, "Varuna-18", commenced on Monday in the Arabian Sea off the Goa coast and will include anti-submarine, air defence and asymmetric engagement exercises, a navy official said.
Mar 15, 2018
Xi Jinping and China's growing ambition requires India to quickly re-examine its neighbourhood policiesThe recent past witnessed three disparate events that raised the same question: How well-prepared is India to meet the threat from China, its northern neighbour?
Feb 26, 2018
China's 'covert' Maldives observatory raises red flags in India, poses threat to safety and freedom of Indian Ocean sea lanesMaldives opposition has claimed that China is building a joint observatory station there, with military capabilities and provisions for a submarine base.
Feb 22, 2018
Maldives crisis: India must intervene militarily if Abdulla Yameen rebuffs peaceful mediation; masterly inactivity will embolden ChinaIf New Delhi allows status-quo to be perpetuated in the Maldives, India's image as a potential superpower will receive a severe beating
Feb 12, 2018
In tourism-dependent Maldives, China not just financier of infrastructure but most frequent flyerWhile China has been pouring millions into the Maldives economy, India's contribution has been too little and too slow
Feb 07, 2018
Maldives crisis: Operation Cactus-style military intervention by India would only give China the edgeWhile New Delhi debates its options at hand to deal with the situation, one option that appears clear not to be followed is that of direct unilateral military intervention, ala Operation Cactus 1988.
Jan 28, 2018
India signs deal with Seychelles to maintain defence facilities in archipelago nation, boost influence in IORIn a significant step to New Delhi's quest for influence in the Indo-Pacific region, India has signed an agreement with the Indian Ocean archipelago nation of Seychelles for the development, management, operation and maintenance of facilities on Assumption Island.
Nov 01, 2017
Nirmala Sitharaman raises concern over presence of outsiders, increased militarisation in Indian OceanNirmala Sitharaman voiced concern over increased militarisation and extra-regional forces maintaining a near-permanent presence in Indian Ocean region on 'some pretext or the other'