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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'
Oct 25, 2017
Indian Navy to implement new deployment plan for warships in IOR to counter ChinaTop naval commanders on Wednesday cleared a new plan for deployment of warships in the Indian Ocean region to effectively counter China's growing presence in the strategically key waters.
Sep 09, 2017
India's Rohingya policy: Not ideal, but best strategy to ensure geopolitical and security interestsBy showing solidarity with the Myanmar government, India has chosen the best among a basket case of difficult diplomatic options.
Aug 29, 2017
Doka La border standoff ends weeks before BRICS Summit: India, China and their hostile history ahead of the meetBRICS has always been a focal point in India-China ties. In the last few years, China has used the period leading up to the BRICS to score brownie points over India.
Aug 28, 2017
Doka La standoff an opportunity for India to restructure foreign, domestic policyDoka La standoff with China has offered India an opportunity to recalibrate, re-structure and revitalise its foreign and domestic policy. The question is if the country’s establishment is willing to seize it
Jul 18, 2017
Malabar naval exercise: India-US-Japan drill ends, 95 aircraft, 16 ships participateThe US, Japanese and Indian navies on Monday concluded the 'Malabar Naval Exercise' aimed at achieving deeper military ties between the three nations.
Jul 14, 2017
Ajit Doval likely to visit China: NSA's famed 'Doval doctrine' and deconstructing India's stand on BeijingDoval's comments are specially important amid reports that China is slowly increasing its naval presence in Indian Ocean region