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Putin's India Visit: How The Modi-Putin Meet May Rekindle India-Russia Ties

Dec 07, 2021 Seema Guha

The Modi-Putin meet was a concerted effort by India-Russia to tell the world that their strategic relationship is alive and kicking.

Putin Sends Out A Strong Message By Coming For A In-Person Meeting With PM Modi

Dec 06, 2021 Seema Guha

Putin’s India Visit: Prime Minister Modi and Vladimir Putin have a clear vision of the India-Russia relations and are unlikely to be battered by ties with third countries (China-Russia or India-US).

Will US Slap Sanction Against India For Buying S400-Missile System From Russia?

According to Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) passed by the US Congress in 2017, any country working against US interests will be under sanctions. Helping Russian arms sales is not in the US interest.

In A Changing World, India And Russia Build On Time-Tested Ties

Jul 09, 2021 Seema Guha

Though Russia is compelled by circumstances to court China and India is moving into the US orbit, the two countries are in no mood to jettison a relationship that has stood the test of time.

Indian Military Personnel To Visit Moscow For S-400 Missile Training

In October 2018, India had signed a USD 5-billion deal with Russia to buy five units of the S-400 air defence missile systems

06 January, 2021

India May Have To Make Choices In Arms Deal Approach: Outgoing US Envoy Kenneth Juster


The statement comes after India purchased the S-400 missile defence system from Russia despite a warning from the Donald Trump-administration that going ahead with the contract may invite US sanctions.

24 December, 2020

India And Russia Say Annual Summit Did Not Take Place Because Of Covid-19 Pandemic


The assertion by the two countries came following a media report that said they have not been able to hold their annual summit as Moscow has reservations over India joining the 4-nation Quad or Quadrilateral coalition.

23 December, 2020

Indo-Russia Annual Summit: Centre Says Summit Wasn’t Held Due To Covid-19


The assertion comes in the backdrop of a media report that claimed the two countries did not hold the summit as Moscow had reservations over India joining the 4-nation Quad coalition

04 December, 2020

India Kickstarts Naval Drill With Russia In Indian Ocean On Navy Day


Indian Navy held the Malabar exercise with US, Australia and Japan last month.

16 September, 2020

India To Receive 100 Million Doses Of Sputnik V Vaccine From Russia

Outlook Web Bureau

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) is expected to supply 100 million doses of Sputnik V vaccine to Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. by the end of the year.

21 May, 2020

Possibility Of US Sanctions On India For Buying Russian Missile System Still On Table: Top American Diplomat


In October 2018, India signed a USD 5 billion deal with Russia to buy five units of the S-400 air defence missile systems, notwithstanding warning from America that going ahead with the contract may invite US sanctions.


12 September, 2019

To Russia, Once More, With Love And Misgivings

Shastri Ramachandaran

If one is to sum up in a single sentence what India and Russia are striving for, it would be: New initiatives that could help both countries leverage their advantages and synergise their strengths to jointly resist, if not overcome, the constraints and challenges posed by other countries especially the US, the UK, the European Union and China.

11 September, 2019

PM Modi’s Vladivostok Visit Strengthens India-Russia Ties Through Indo-Pacific Frame

Lt Gen (retd) Subrata Saha

Two interesting features that stand out in PM Modi's visit are: first, a new approach to India-Russia relations through the Indo-Pacific, and second, reinvigorating a time-honored bond with Russia.

09 September, 2019

India Will Receive S-400 Missile Systems Within Schedule: Russia

Outlook Web Bureau

India had signed a USD 5.43-billion deal with Russia for the purchase of five S-400 systems last year for long-term security needs.

05 September, 2019

India Extends $1 Billion Line Of Credit For Development Of Russia's Far East


PM Modi, in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin, also unveiled the 'Act Far East' policy to boost India's engagement with Russia's Far East region.

05 September, 2019

India, Russia Condemn Use Of Terrorist Groups For Political Ends, Call For Action Without 'Double Standards'


A joint statement issued a day after talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin said the two leaders strongly condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations

04 September, 2019

'We Are Expecting You In May 2020': Putin Invites PM Modi To Russia For Victory Day Celebrations


The Russian president Vladimir Putin said he had held a one-on-one meeting with Modi on Wednesday, discussing a broad range of issues


04 September, 2019

With Putin By His Side, PM Modi Says Russia, India Against 'Outside Influence' In Our Internal Matters


Modi, who arrived in Russia on a two-day visit during which he will also attend the Eastern Economic Forum, is the first Indian prime minister to visit to the Russian Far East Region.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz