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We bring to you ground reports from the Iranian port city of Chabahar where India is helping develop the Shaheed Beheshti terminal. Our Deputy Editor, Parul Chandra, was recently in Iran and visited the strategically located port, becoming the first and only Indian journalist to have visited Chabahar so far.
Ahead of the second India-Australia 2+2 dialogue, the Australian envoy to India says relationship between the two countries has been at the strongest point than it has been in recent years. In an exclusive interview with SNI’s Editor-in-Chief Nitin A. Gokhale, Australia’s High Commissioner to India Harinder
India and Russia will hold their 18th bilateral summit on Friday. It will be a record of sorts given that such summits have been held without any hiccups or interruptions. Below are some milestones in the India Russia relationship since Vladimir Putin became President. source
Putting all speculation of the timing to rest, India and Russia will sign a deal on supply of five Russian S-400 air defence systems this week when Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in India for the annual summit, his top foreign policy aide Yury Ushakov told the media in Moscow.
The new Maldivian government will work closely with India to ensure the security of the Indian Ocean sea-links, said Ahmed Naseem, former Maldivian Foreign Minister in a video call with Strategic News International. Naseem, who is currently in Colombo with other opposition leaders including former President Mohammad Nasheed, said the
Former top Australian diplomat Sir Peter Varghese was in India a fortnight ago to speak about Australia’s India economic strategy 2035 which he presented to the Australian government. He spoke to our Editor-in-Chief Nitin A. Gokhale and explained what it means: source
Sri Lanka’s former President Mahinda Rajapaksa is in India at the invitation of BJP leader Subramaniam Swamy to deliver a talk in Delhi. His visit, coming nearly four years after his unexpected ouster, has fuelled speculation about possible thaw between him and the current Indian government. Nitin A. Gokhale
“To win the war and succeed, we need men who make the news, not follow the news,” legendary Afghan leader Ahmad Shah Massoud told his troops fighting a Taliban-Al Qaeda offensive north of Kabul in 1999—according to one of his closest lieutenants Amrullah Saleh who later went on to
India and U.S. today further consolidated their strategic partnership by signing another foundational agreement and reiterating their commitment to free and open Indo-Pacific. Nitin Gokhale and Surya Gangadharan discuss the implications. source
Exactly one year ago, India and China announced the end of a 73-day standoff between troops from both sides at the tri-junction of Bhutan, India and China. Since then, many developments have taken place—on political, diplomatic and military fronts. Our Editor-in-Chief Nitin A. Gokhale brings you the background and
The India-US 2+2 Dialogue of foreign and defence ministers is being held for the first time in Delhi. The dialogue had been postponed twice by Washington citing other priorities. Thursday’s talks are therefore important and will cover security including terrorism, defence technology trade and China, says Arun K