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PM Modi To Meet Kamala Harris For First Time, Ahead Of Quad Summit

Sep 21, 2021 PTI

Both the world leaders had spoken over the phone during the Covid-19 crisis.

First In Person QUAD Summit Shows US’ Indo-Pacific Pivot In Full Swing: Experts

Sep 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

US President Joe Biden will host the summit on September 24.

Quad Diplomats Prepare For First Ever In-Person Leader's Summit, Meet ahead of the White House Event.

The UN ambassadors from India, Australia, Japan and United States meet ahead of two major events. One is the first ever Quad Leaders' Summit and the other is the Annual UN General Assembly Debate.

India Seeks A More Active Russian Participation In Indo-Pacific Region: S Jaishankar

Jul 10, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Due to our larger geo-political compatibility with Russia, we see a more active Russian presence in the Indo-Pacific as something very important, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said.

Quad Neither Intends Nor Attempts To Be A Military Alliance: Army Chief Gen Naravane

The Quad comprises India, Japan, Australia and the US. The four countries have maintained that the group intends to promote shared democratic ideologies and ensure a free and inclusive Indo-Pacific.

11 May, 2021

China’s Wolf Warrior Warns Bangladesh Against Joining The Quad

Seema Guha

Any attempt by Dhaka to join the US-led, India-Australia-Japan grouping (commonly known as Quad) will ‘substantially damage’ its ties with Beijing, Chinese ambassador Li Jiming said

06 April, 2021

Naval Activity Among Quad Members, France Should Be Conducive To Regional Peace: China

Outlook Web Bureau

India and three other Quad member countries - the US, Australia and Japan joined France in kick-starting the three-day naval exercises in the eastern Indian Ocean

30 March, 2021

Cybersecurity In Quad-Ratic Equation

Dr Jaijit Bhattacharya

India, Australia, the US & Japan continue to face cyberattacks from China. Can the Quad grouping provide an effective platform for cybersecurity alliance?

24 March, 2021

Quad A Significant Effort To Ensure Peace In Indo-Pacific Region: US Admiral, Lawmakers

Outlook Web Bureau

The first virtual summit of Quad countries -- the United States, India, Australia, and Japan-- was conducted on March 12

17 March, 2021

Quad To Lead Indo-Pacific Towards More Positive Vision, Says US Diplomat

Outlook Web Bureau

US President Joe Biden on Friday opened the first Quad Leaders’ Summit held virtually and attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.

15 March, 2021

Some Countries Should Get Rid Of Cold-War Mentality And Stop Forming Small Cliques: China On Quad Summit

Outlook Web Bureau

China’s comments come just days after the leaders of the Quad nations--US, Japan, Australia and India, vowed to strive for an Indo-Pacific region that is free, open and inclusive.


15 March, 2021

‘It Went Very Well’, Says US President Joe Biden After Meeting India, Japan, Australia At First-Ever Virtual Quad Summit

Outlook Web Bureau

Biden opened the first Quad Leaders’ Summit held virtually and attended by Prime Minister Modi, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.

14 March, 2021

Not Enough For Indo-Pacific Region To Be Open And Free, India Must Be So Too: Chidambaram Takes Dig At Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

Congress leader P Chidambaram’s comments come a day after Quad leaders vowed to strive for an Indo-Pacific region that is free, open, inclusive and unconstrained by coercion.

13 March, 2021

Quad To Hold In-Person Summit Later This Year: White House

Outlook Web Bureau

'The leaders agreed that they would meet in-person before the end of the year,' US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said hours after the maiden virtual Quad summit.

13 March, 2021

Quad Summit: India To Export Billion Covid-19 Vaccines To Indo-Pacific Region By 2022

Outlook Web Bureau

The US and Japan will provide financial aid to set up additional Covid-19 vaccine production capacities in India while Australia will contribute to the last mile logistics, foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said

13 March, 2021

'It's Great To See You': US President Biden To Modi At First Virtual Quad Summit

Outlook Web Bureau

The virtual summit of the Quad was also attended by Australian PM Scott Morrison and Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga, besides Modi and Biden

13 March, 2021

Quad: Push-Back With A Velvet Touch; It's Come Of Age, Says PM Modi

Seema Guha

China was not mentioned in the Quad meeting, however, all four members of Quad have issues with Beijing.


12 March, 2021

Quad Has Come Of Age, Its Agenda Makes It A Force For Global Good: PM Modi At Quad Summit

Outlook Web Bureau

This is the first time the leaders of the four member nations are deliberating on expanding cooperation in the Indo-Pacific 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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo

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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