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Vijay Gokhale


Explained: How Left opposed India-US nuclear deal, leading to split with UPA govt

August 06, 2021 7:41 am

Former Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale's new book says China used its links with Left parties in India to build opposition to the Indo-US nuclear deal. A throwback to 2005-08

'Baseless and absurd': Left on Gokhale's claim of China influencing their decision to oppose nuclear deal

August 03, 2021 4:44 pm

Rejecting Gokhale's claim, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said, "The Left parties had opposed the Indo-US nuclear deal because it was an agreement which would have compromised India's strategic autonomy and independent foreign policy."

China tried to use Left to scuttle n-deal: Former foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale

August 03, 2021 1:56 pm

In his diplomatic career of 39 years, Gokhale, who is proficient in Mandarin, has spent more than 20 years in China, seven years on the China desk in MEA and seven years in East Asia.

Delhi confidential: Hard Taskmaster

May 18, 2021 4:14 am

Menon, who was deputy chief of mission at the embassy, used to ask Gokhale — who was one of the young diplomats — to read two Chinese newspapers and discuss the main stories of the day.

Harsh Vardhan Shringla takes charge as new Foreign Secretary

January 29, 2020 10:50 am

Shringla said all efforts should be dedicated to contributing towards the nation in the form of its security, prosperity through external engagements.

After PM Modi's invitation, Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit India this year

June 13, 2019 7:32 pm

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale informed ANI that while PM Modi welcomed the Chinese leader to visit New Delhi, Jinping assured the Prime Minister about his plans to visit India this year

India, China should be sensitive to each other’s concerns: Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale

April 22, 2019 3:51 pm

The bilateral meeting between India and China comes ahead of the second Belt and Road Forum (BRF), scheduled to be held in Beijing later this week. It also follows India’s efforts to list JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist at the UNSC, over which China placed a technical hold on the proposal.

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale to visit Beijing, meet key interlocutors

April 21, 2019 2:41 am

Sources said the meetings will take place on April 22 (Monday), and is part of "regular diplomatic consultations". He will meet his counterpart Kong Xuanyou and call on Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi during the visit.

All-clear for six US nuclear-power reactors in coastal Andhra Pradesh

March 15, 2019 7:05 am

In a joint statement Wednesday, the US and India said they had agreed to strengthen security and civil nuclear cooperation, including the proposal for building six US nuclear reactor units in India.

Mike Pompeo hopes India won't buy oil from Venezuela's Maduro govt

March 12, 2019 11:01 am

The issue was discussed in a meeting with the visiting Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale, Pompeo told reporters at a news conference here, without providing insight into it.