Russia values privileged strategic partnership with India, President Vladimir Putin has said and expressed confidence that the two countries will develop a constructive political dialogue and mutually advantageous cooperation in all fields.
Watched by US President Barack Obama, India on Monday displayed its military might and rich cultural diversity during the dazzling 66th Republic Day parade in the Capital which was wrapped in an unprecedented security blanket.
As India showcased its rich cultural diversity and military might with the US President Barack Obama watching on Monday at the 66th Republic Day parade, Congress leader Manish Tewari questioned why the government did not display its strategic assets this time.
US President Barack Obama's India visit will be followed up by "greater neo-liberal reforms" in the country, CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury on Monday said as he accused the NDA government of cementing India's position as a 'subordinate ally' of America.
In view of the growing strategic partnership between Washington and New Delhi, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said Monday that Russia and India remain strategic partners and no external influence can affect them.
The body of an unidentified youth was today found inside a kiosk near Udyog Bhawan, which stands about 100-m away from Rajpath, the venue of the Republic Day parade, just a few hours before the event began, sending security agencies into a tizzy.
An impregnable security ring with 20,000 security personnel guarding the national capital has been kept intact even after the Republic Day parade as US President Barack Obama stays overnight in the capital till Tuesday afternoon.
President Barack Obama`s historic visit to India received prominent coverage in US media with major newspapers focusing on the breakthrough on the nuclear deal and splashing pictures of the pomp and pageantry.
A day after India and the US reached an understanding on resolving the logjam in implementing the landmark civil nuclear deal, a senior White House official on Monday said it is for private American firms to make their determination with regard to establishing atomic power plants in India.
US President Barack Obama along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday attended the 'At Home' reception ceremony hosted by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on the occasion of 66th Republic Day of India.