Sushma Swaraj’s Visit To Vietnam  


India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj visited Vietnam for the 3rd Indian Ocean Conference and the 16thMeeting of the Vietnam-India Joint Committee on Economic, Commercial, Scientific and Technological Cooperation between 27-28 August 2018. Held in Hanoi, she also met her counterpart Foreign Minister of Pham Binh Minh on August 28, 2018…

China’s BRI And India’s Stance


China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is creating ripples around the world because of its perceived hidden agenda of creating situations in which smaller nations engaging with China’s BRI run risk of falling into debt trap. China has never spared any effort to portray its BRI, a grand trillion-dollar-plus global…

India-China Defence Cooperation


Defence cooperation between India and China constitute an important aspect of the complex India-China relations. It is more so when the two countries share an undefined and un-demarcated border. In this backdrop, the four day visit of the Chinese defence minister and the State Councillor Wei Fenghe that began on…

Redefining India-Japan Defence Cooperation


India-Japan Defence Ministerial Dialogue was held in New Delhi. Situating the annual dialogue within the framework of India-Japan Special Strategic and Global Partnership, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and her Japanese counterpart Itsunori Onodera prioritised maritime security cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region during the meeting, given the mutuality of strategic interests…