Calling Balakrishnan as an 'old friend' Minister of External Affairs, Dr. S Jaishankar says that he held a 'comfortable conversation' on developments in strategic Indo-Pacific.
Biden's meeting with leaders from India, Japan and Australia at the White House gives the US president a chance to put the spotlight on a central aim of his foreign policy: turning greater attention to the Pacific in the face of what the US sees as China's coercive economic practices and unsettling military maneuvering in the region.
Ahead of the Quad Leaders' Summit, the US President Joe Biden held meetings with his Australian and British counterparts. Climate change and Covid-19, also the key issues.
On Thursday, Austin told members of the Senate Appropriations Committee during a hearing on 2022 Budget Request for the Defense Department that China was his “priority focus”.
A senior Pentagon official on Friday said that Beijing has adopted a more coercive and aggressive approach to the Indo-Pacific region and accused China of escalating tensions with neighbouring countries.
PM Boris Johnson had planned an Indian trip in January as part of efforts to speed up trade talks between the two nations but was forced to cancel amid a surge of Covid-19 infections at home.
The virtual ASEAN summit, which kicked off on Thursday, is taking place amid China's aggressive behaviour in the disputed South China Sea.
The meeting of foreign ministers of the 'Quad' or Quadrilateral coalition comprising India, the US, Japan and Australia is taking place in the backdrop of growing concerns over China's military muscle flexing in the Indo-Pacific.
Devotees wait in queues outside the Sri Krishna Janambhoomi temple in Mathura. Security has been tightened in Mathura after Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha announced its plan to perform ‘jalabhishek’ at Shahi Eidgah in...PTI Photo
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu speaks at the release of the book ‘Public Service Ethics – A Quest for Naitik Bharat’ by Prabhat Kumar at Upa-Rashtrapati Nivas in New Delhi.PTI Photo
A man rides motorcycle on a road during a cold winter morning, on the outskirts of Amritsar.PTI Photo
Akhada Parishad seers felicitate Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami in Haridwar.PTI Photo
Punjab Congress President Navjot Singh Sidhu talks to the media as he joins guest teachers' protest near Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's residence, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.