PM Modi successful on foreign policy front: Former NSA Menon

Shivshankar Menon, who had served as National Security Adviser and Foreign Secretary under UPA government, on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been "very successful" in pursuing the foreign policy and observed there was continuity in dealing with India's external engagement.

India, China can quickly resolve boundary dispute: Ex-NSA

India and China can quickly resolve their vexed boundary dispute as they have governments with strong mandates to reach an agreement with most of the spadework already completed, former National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon has said.

PM Narendra Modi's US trip a successful visit: Menon

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US and his meeting with President Barack Obama was successful, former National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon has said, insisting that the outcome shows the progress made in the bilateral ties during the last 10 years.

Russia has legitimate interests in Ukraine: NSA Shivshankar Menon

The NSA was asked to comment on India`s assessment of the situation in Ukraine and its overall impact on Indian interests there.

Ready to work with India to settle border dispute: China

Ahead of the 17th round of Sino- India talks on the contentious boundary issue, China on Friday said it is ready to achieve an early and mutually acceptable deal to make border areas a "bridge and bond" between them.

India for building security architecture in Asia-Pacific: Menon

India is working with China, Japan as well as with its neighbours and friends to build a "security architecture" in the strategic Asia-Pacific region to help create an environment of development and prosperity, National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon has said.

World needs to strengthen processes of multilateralism: India

Warning against unilateral intervention such as in Libya and Syria, India asserted that there is need to strengthen processes of multilateral consultation.

Devyani Khobragade’s arrest: PM upset; directs full resolution of issue

Upset Devyani Khobragade`s arrest in New York, PM Manmohan Singh has directed External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid and National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon to ensure "full resolution".

Treatment meted out to Indian diplomat by US ` despicable, barbaric`: NSA

Reflecting anger in the government, National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon on Tuesday termed as "despicable" and "barbaric" the treatment meted out to India`s Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade in New York.

India says it intends pursue snooping issue with US

Concerned over US intelligence snooping over it as revealed by whistleblower Edward Snowden, India on Friday said it intends to pursue the issue with the US administration.

China hopes to maintain peace along borders with India

China has said it hopes to continue to strengthen cooperation and coordination with India in international affairs and work together to maintain peace in border areas.

Can`t think of national security without securing cyber space: Menon

Addressing the Indian Academy of Science`s (IASc) annual meeting on the issue of Science and Security, Menon said there has been intimate connection between science and warfare and its significance has only changed with times.

No threats of nuclear blackmail post-Pokhran: NSA

India faced nuclear threats between the 70s and 90s but after the 1998 Pokhran tests it has not faced any such "nuclear blackmail", National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon said on Tuesday.

‘Trust Pakistan, but be alert’

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who shook hands with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday with an aim to restore peace between the two nations, urged all to have faith in Pak while being prepared and keep verifying its actions simultaneously.

NSA, Foreign Secretary to visit Bhutan today

National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon and newly appointed Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh will arrive in Thimphu on Thursday.

Ex- Maldivian President calls on PM; India wants free, fair poll in Maldives

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said he was looking forward to free and fair elections in the Maldives while stressing on the close bilateral relationship.

India, China conclude another round of Special Representatives talks

India and China decided to seek a fair and rational solution to their border dispute as they focused on the proposed Border Defence Cooperation Agreement to avert incursions like the one witnessed in Leh region last month.

Lankan delegation meets PM

India expressed dismay over reported Sri Lankan plans to dilute key provisions of the 13th Amendment to its Constitution.

AK Antony discusses incursion issue with top security brass

Defence Minister AK Antony on Tuesday discussed ways of resolving the Chinese incursion issue with the top security brass of the country and emphasised that India will take every step to safeguard its interests there.

Lanka should solve Tamil issue in India`s interest: NSA

Amid continued agitation here over Sri Lankan Tamil issue, National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon today said it is in India`s interest that Sri Lanka solves its ethnic issues.