16th India- EU summit proposed for May 2021 in Portugal

New Delhi: The 16th India-EU leaders’ summit has been proposed to be held in Portugal in May 2021, a summit that comes even as Delhi and several European capitals increase cooperation and convergence. During the summit, a key focus will be on the India-EU free trade agreement which both sides are keen on. The 15th … Read more

India's relationship with Russia important; annual summit postpone due to COVID-19: MEA

New Delhi: India has said its relationship with Moscow is “important” and annual India- Russia summit which was to happen this year was postponed due to COVID pandemic. Both countries have an annual summit mechanism at leaders’ level that alternates between India and Russia as the location.  Ministry of external affairs spokesperson Anurag Srivastava in … Read more

US President Donald Trump presents Legion of Merit to PM Narendra Modi for elevating Indo-US ties

Washington: US President Donald Trump has presented the prestigious Legion of Merit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his leadership in elevating strategic partnership of the two countries and emergence of India as a global power. India’s Ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, accepted the award on behalf of the prime minister from the US … Read more

US President Donald Trump presents Legion of Merit to PM Narendra Modi

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Monday (December 21) presented the prestigious Legion of Merit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his leadership in elevating strategic partnership of the two countries and emergence of India as a global power. India’s Ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, accepted the award on behalf of the prime minister … Read more

Peace, stability, prosperity in Indo-Pacific region our common goal: PM Narendra Modi during virtual summit with Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday (December 21, 2020) during a virtual summit with the Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc said that peace, stability, prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region is our common goal. PM Modi highlighted, “The peace, stability and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region is our common goal and that our partnership … Read more

Understand Indian concept on Indo-Pacific, but QUAD detrimental to inclusivity: Russia

New Delhi: In the backdrop of the Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov raising question over the Indo-Pacific and QUAD, top Russian diplomats in Delhi have said that Moscow does understand India’s national concept on Indo-Pacific but sees QUAD as ‘detrimental’ due to lack of inclusivity.  Russian Envoy Nikolay R Kudashev said, “As far as the … Read more

Afghanistan, counter-terror top focus by PM Narendra Modi at India-Uzbekistan virtual summit

New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke about Afghanistan and counter-terror at the India-Uzbekistan virtual summit, the first such summit with any central Asian country. On the issue of “terrorism, extremism, and radicalism”, PM Modi said, “we have similar concerns” and similar views on “regional security situation”. Mentioning the ongoing situation in Afghanistan, he … Read more

India invites UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson as chief guest for 2021 Republic Day

New Delhi: India has invited United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson as the chief guest for 2021 Republic Day. The invite was extended during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to UK PM last week.  The telephonic talks that happened on November 27, focused on COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and other related issues.  The Indian government … Read more

As US President Donald Trump gets ready to leave White House, daughter Ivanka says this about India, PM Modi

US President Donald Trump is set to leave White House in January 2021 and and few weeks before Trump exit the office, his daughter Ivanka Trump has recalled ‘fond memories’ from India visit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The 39-year-old Ivanka is a senior advisor to President Trump. She took to twitter to recall her … Read more

Countries that support terrorists should be held accountable: PM Narendra Modi at BRICS Summit

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday (November 17, 2020) took part in the 12th BRICS summit virtually and said that the terrorism is the biggest problem that the world is facing today and the countries that support the terrorists should be held accountable.  “Terrorism is the biggest problem that the world is facing … Read more