Colin Kahl said if confirmed, he would continue to operationalise India's status as a Major Defence Partner to advance shared interests in the Indo-Pacific region
India maintains capacity to counter China's border provocations, says declassified White House document
The document also said that India remains preeminent in South Asia and takes the leading role in maintaining Indian Ocean security
S Jaishankar held wide-ranging talks with UK foreign secretary Dominic Raab with focus on five key areas, including defence and security
Narendra Modi discusses COVID-19, climate change with Joe Biden, reaffirms commitment to strategic partnership
Modi congratulated Biden on his election, describing it as a 'testament to the strength and resilience of democratic traditions in the United States', the MEA said in a statement
The Trump administration, ahead of the 2+2 dialogue with India next week, said that the Quad grouping is an "example of effective multilateralism at its best"
Mike Pompeo to visit Maldives, set to become first US Secretary of State in 16 years to tour island nation amid China's growing clout
His visit comes a week before the 3 November presidential polls, the campaigning for which has seen China emerge as an agenda
Ahead of Donald Trump's India visit, US diplomat Alice Wells calls ties 'unshakeable', says looking forward to even warmer relationship
Alice Wells asserted that Trump administration looks forward to an even warmer relationship as Narendra Modi will host Donald Trump later this month
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."
China said that it 'will not stand idly by' and will take countermeasures if the US deploys intermediate-range missiles in the Indo-Pacific region, which it plans to do within months.
India seeks to deepen ties with South Korea: Trade, security among reasons for both nations to draw closer
The growing depth and harmony between the two nations can be attributed to the synthesis between New Delhi's Act East Policy and South Korea's New Southern Policy.
Japan, US, India agree on rules-based order to maintain peace and prosperity in Indo-Pacific region, says Vijay Gokhale
Following the trilateral meeting with Japan and the US, the Prime Minister met President Sebastian Piñera of Chile and is scheduled to attend an informal Russia-China-India summit later on Saturday.
US defence secretary James Mattis says Asian countries concerned about 'massive piling' of Chinese debt
James Mattis described threats of today's world from three different angles - power, urgency and will.
Narendra Modi said it will be his 12th meeting with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe since he first visited Japan as prime minister in September 2014. During the summit, Modi will engage with Abe on a range of issues including defence and regional security.
Shinzo Abe to host Narendra Modi for private dinner at his Yamanashi holiday home during PM's two-day trip to Japan
On Monday evening, Modi and Abe will hold wide-ranging talks with a focus on bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual concerns which will include exploring ways to deepen cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region.
Sushma Swaraj highlights economic importance of Indian Ocean, says peace, stability in region priority for India's foreign policy
Sushma Swaraj's comments at the Indian Ocean Conference in Hanoi assume significance in the wake of China increasing its footprints in the region, as part of President Xi Jinping's ambitious 'One Belt, One Road' initiative.
Indo-Pacific region must be 'free, open and inclusive' to avoid protectionism, says EAM Sushma Swaraj
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that Indo-Pacific region must be “free, open and inclusive” in the India-ASEAN dialogue in Delhi on Thursday
In the backdrop of China's rising assertiveness in the region, India, the US and Japan on Wednesday held a trilateral meeting during which they agreed to bolster cooperation to ensure a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific.
Emmanuel Macron's India visit injects new dynamism in Indo-France ties; gives New Delhi an ally in face of Chinese expansionism
As Emmanuel Macron returns home after spending four days in India, it is worth noting the takeaways of a fruitful visit that contrasts sharply with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's disastrous tour of India.
Emmanuel Macron in India: Maritime security, counter-terrorism high on agenda during French president's visit
Maritime security and counter-terrorism will be high on the agenda among a number of other bilateral issues when French President Emmanuel Macron comes on a four-day visit to India
India, Vietnam ink defence, trade and agriculture pacts, vow to jointly work for open Indo-Pacific region
India and Vietnam on Saturday inked three pacts, including one on nuclear cooperation, and resolved to jointly work for an open Indo-Pacific, while calling for a rules-based regional architecture