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Turkey to chair Energy Club of SCO in 2017

Turkey will chair the Energy Club of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in 2017, becoming the first non-SCO country to hold its term presidency, Anadolu Agency reported Wednesday.

US embracing India as ally to counter China: Russian experts

US embracing India as ally to counter China: Russian experts

"By joining the SCO, India has shown that it has remained independent," a Russian expert said.

Expedite efforts for release of kidnapped Indian: PM Modi to Afghan President Ghani

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and requested him to expedite efforts to secure the release of an Indian woman kidnapped by suspected militants from Kabul two weeks back.

PM Modi leaves for home after Tashkent visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday left for home after a two-day visit to the Uzbek capital to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit here.

Modi, Putin vow to take forward India-Russia ties

Modi, Putin vow to take forward India-Russia ties

India and Russia Friday discussed ways to enhance cooperation in the civil nuclear energy and hydrocarbon sector as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed to take forward the special and privileged bilateral partnership.

PM Narendra Modi meets Belarus, Tajikistan leaders in Tashkent

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held bilateral talks with Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit here.

Focus on defence, security as PM Modi meets Uzbek President

India and Uzbekistan on Thursday took note of their growing defence cooperation and called for enhanced security ties as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral talks with Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov here on Thursday.

PM Narendra Modi meets Chinese President Xi Jinping, seeks support for India's NSG bid

PM Narendra Modi meets Chinese President Xi Jinping, seeks support for India's NSG bid

Seeking China's support for India's membership of NSG, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged Chinese President Xi Jinping to make a "fair and objective" assessment of India's application which is before the plenary of the 48-nation grouping that is currently meeting in Seoul.

Deadlock persists as China leads opposition to India's NSG membership bid

Deadlock persists as China leads opposition to India's NSG membership bid

NSG looks after critical issues relating to nuclear sector and its members are allowed to trade in and export nuclear technology.

SCO summit: PM Modi meets Xi Jinping in Tashkent - As it happened

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit.

SCO admission a "major step forward" for India, Pakistan: China

With India and Pakistan expected to join the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) tomorrow, China on Wednesday said it is a "major step forward" for both the South Asian countries to gain entry into the group and contribute to the region's prosperity and stability.

France reiterates support for India's NSG membership bid, asks members to take 'positive decision'

France reiterates support for India's NSG membership bid, asks members to take 'positive decision'

Beijing is keen on blocking India's bid for membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group, while saying exception should not be made for India.

SCO summit: Ahead of NSG plenary, PM Narendra Modi to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in Tashkent

SCO summit: Ahead of NSG plenary, PM Narendra Modi to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in Tashkent

The NSG looks after critical issues relating to nuclear sector and its members are allowed to trade in and export nuclear technology.

India, Pakistan's SCO entry may have negative effect on grouping: China

India, Pakistan's SCO entry may have negative effect on grouping: China

With Shanghai Cooperation Organisation set to admit India and Pakistan amid growing rancour over their NSG membership bid, a Chinese state-run daily Friday expressed concern that the hostility between them may have a "negative effect" on the security grouping.

Happy birthday: Narendra Modi wishes China's Xi Jinping amid NSG deadlock

Happy birthday: Narendra Modi wishes China's Xi Jinping amid NSG deadlock

Prime Minister Narendra Modi posted the birthday greetings for Chinese President Xi Jinping in Mandarin on Weibo, the Chinese equivalent of Twitter.

Political convenience no alibi for backing terrorists: India

India on Tuesday said political convenience can no longer be an alibi for backing terrorism.

VK Singh to represent India at SCO meeting in China; Pakistan PM Sharif will also attend

Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh will represent India at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meeting in China next week which will also be attended by Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

India's SCO membership will open new vistas for cooperation: Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said his country attaches great importance to the launch of the process for India's membership of SCO which will "open new vistas" for broader and productive cooperation between the two sides.

Congress wants Modi to make Ufa discussions public

 The Congress on Thursday demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi reveal what he discussed on terrorism with his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif in Ufa on July 10 as India continued to suffer terror attacks from across the border.

India's inclusion will aid SCO's potential: Chinese think tank

Calling for joint efforts by India and China to fight terrorism, especially threats posed by the radical Islam, a Chinese think tank on Tuesday said India's membership of the SCO will enable the security grouping realise its potential.