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
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Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar completed his tour of Israel and the UAE. The visit was considered crucial as it was the first high-level engagement between the two countries since new Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett took office. The tour, considering its outcomes, has turned out to be successful and brought before the world new geopolitical alignments. Free Trade Agreement India and Israel have agreed to resume talks
In 2019, Boris Johnson assumed the office of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Many of his policies were and are considered conducive to India. However, some of the recent decisions by the United Kingdom government may create trouble for UK’s ties with India and may weaken the opposition to China. India’s Covishield Covishield vaccine is developed jointly by Serum Institute of India and AstraZeneca, a UK-Swedish multinational. The
Ahmadinejad blames Iran’s intelligence agencies for Natanz attack Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has held Iran’s intelligence agencies responsible for the attack on Natanz nuclear plant. He has also revealed that the attack cost Iran a loss of $10 billion. In his accusations, Ahmadinejad has blamed the intel agencies for using their resources to spy on people and intervene in domestic affairs rather than protecting the country’s vital installations.