Wednesday, Feb 01, 2023



G-20 presidency is an opportunity to position India as the voice of the Global South

September 29, 2022 2:07 pm

The Indian elite and foreign policy commentariat, influenced heavily by Western thinking on world affairs, have acquired an exaggerated view of Indian global influence, hitching their wagons to the West rather than stay the course with the South. A return to the basics, placing the developing world's developmental concerns at the heart of global discourse should be the way forward

Quad members oppose any unilateral actions that seek to change status quo in Indo-Pacific

September 24, 2022 1:58 pm

The foreign ministers met in New York City on the sidelines of the 77th United Nations General Assembly to deepen Quad multilateral cooperation in support of advancing a free and open Indo-Pacific, which is inclusive and resilient, according to the joint readout of the meeting held on Friday.

QUAD nations to assist each other in taking action against malicious cyber activities

September 24, 2022 1:33 pm

"The Ministers signal our collective will to fight ransomware threats to the cyberinfrastructure that enables Indo-Pacific economic development and security. We commit to further cooperate on capacity building programmes and initiatives that are aimed at enhancing regional cybersecurity and improving resilience against ransomware attacks in the Indo-Pacific," the statement said.

Eye on China, Jaishankar says Quad will benefit Indo-Pacific

August 19, 2022 6:01 am

The Quad, or Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, comprising India, the US, Japan and Australia was set up in 2017 to counter China’s aggressive behaviour in the Indo-Pacific region.

US values bilateral ties with India; it is 'key strategic' partner in Indo-Pacific: White House

June 22, 2022 10:41 pm

There has been some disquiet in western capitals over India's position on the Ukraine crisis as well as its decision to procure discounted Russian oil.

Tokyo summit: Quad condemns terror, to work on space apps

May 25, 2022 2:21 am

The leaders condemned terrorism and violent extremism in all forms and manifestations, and all terrorist attacks, including 26/11 Mumbai and Pathankot attacks, the Quad leaders’ joint statement said.

Quad unequivocally condemns terrorism; denounces 26/11, Pathankot attacks

May 24, 2022 5:04 pm

Modi, Biden, Kishida and Anthony Albanese denounced the use of terrorist proxies and emphasised the importance of denying any logistical, financial or military support to terrorist groups.

US, Japan launch bid to put first Japanese astronaut on moon

May 24, 2022 8:45 am

The two countries said in a joint statement they’d collaborate on human and robotic moon missions “including a shared ambition to see a future Japanese astronaut on the lunar surface,” with a goal of signing an implementation agreement this year.

Daily Briefing: Quad leaders meet in Tokyo today; Varanasi court to decide course of action in Gyanvapi mosque row

May 24, 2022 8:26 am

From the Quad meeting in Tokyo today to the latest on the Gyanvapi mosque row, here are the top reads from today's edition

Ahead of Quad summit, China says US' Indo-Pacific strategy 'bound to fail'

May 22, 2022 10:40 pm

The "Indo-Pacific strategy" is causing more and more vigilance and concern in the international community, especially in the Asia-Pacific region, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said while responding to a question at his joint press conference with Pakistan counterpart Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou.