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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi visits to Eritrea Kenya and Comoros in Africa

For the last 32 years, a Chinese Foreign Minister typically begins his new year with an official state visit to Africa. This year, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi also started 2022 with visits to Eritrea, Kenya and Comoros in Africa. This Chinese diplomatic custom for the new year highlights the importance Beijing attaches to the resource-rich continent of Africa. However, the latest tour of the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi

India-Russia to partner in Central Asia

Around a month back, India declared that the state heads of the five Central Asian countries of Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Turkmenistan would be the chief guest at the Indian Republic day parade. As India and Central Asian states celebrate the 30th anniversary of establishing their diplomatic ties, this declaration marks a significant foreign policy win for India in the resource-rich and strategically located region. Russia’s discomfort with the

India as Net Security Provider & Indo-Pacific outreach

In the recent past, Chinese illegal forays, activities and coercion in the Indo-Pacific are rising further. However, China is now facing active and open resistance from several countries across the Indo-Pacific region. Among all, India and its regional engagement are proving to be the pivot of the Indo-Pacific in the fight against China. Indonesia China has laid claims on Indonesia’s Natuna Islands in Borneo state and asked Jakarta to stop

India-Russia signed several energy deals during Russian President Putin's visit

Russian President Vladimir Putin made a quick 5-hour visit to India. However, considering it to be just his second foreign visit during the pandemic, it highlighted the importance Russia attaches to ties with India. Some of the most talking points about the deal were regarding the defence sector. Of course, majorly significant deals happened in this area. However, another industry caught less attention where both the grand-old friends entered into

Heartfelt tribute to Indias first Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat

“Our’s will not be the first bullet, but after the first bullet is fired, we won’t count our bullets”, this one line is enough to characterise the personality of India’s first Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat. The afternoon of the 8th of December 2021 brought the terrible news of the untimely and sad demise of Gen. Bipin Rawat, along with his wife and 11 brave warriors of the

ISRO is working on 50 futuristic and disruptive space technologies.

World over, the name of ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) is looked upon with respect and awe. This organisation reached Mars at a fuel cost per kilometre less than an autorickshaw, and it is not a joke. Nothing more needs to be said about the technological prowess and cost-effectiveness of ISRO. Moreover, ISRO has undertaken several projects and has planned many initiatives which will take it to new heights unknown

India responding proactively to China threat at LAC

Over the last year and a half, China has taken several overt steps to undermine India at the Line of Control (LAC). These steps are in the form of passing new border laws, heavy deployment of troops and weaponry, using demographic changes to displace the local Tibetan population, etc. However, right since the Doklam standoff, India has responded to China proactively. A quick look at the actions initiated by India

China’s unique hypersonic missile test wakes US out of slumber

China’s hypersonic weapon test in July also had with it a so far unknown advancement. Beijing fired a nuclear-capable hypersonic glide vehicle along with a separate missile, reported the Financial Times recently. The report also says that this ‘first of its kind’ test has perplexed US scientists. Many military experts consider the use of such a projectile as a countermeasure to fool missile defence systems and prevent them from shooting

Chief of Defence, General Rawat higlights 500% rise in cybercrimes in India

India’s Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat, inaugurated the 14th edition of ‘c0c0n’, the annual cyber security and hacking conference. Inauguration of a cyber security conference meant to discuss civilian use of cyberspace and the precautions surrounding it by the Chief of Defence Staff highlights the direct relationship between a common man’s use of the internet and national security. During the event, General Rawat drew attention to the fact

Chinese Debt Trap set to take serious beating globally

The world has very well realized the cost of Chinese debt. The Chinese are known to offer cheap loans to smaller nations and force unneeded infrastructure projects leading to bankruptcy and debt trap. Right from the Pacific to Latin American, from Africa to Europe and Asia, the number of countries facing an economic crisis, Chinese blackmail and local unrest due to the Chinese debt trap is large. However, the pandemic