India needs to develop its own doctrines to truly seek broadest possible "strategic autonomy", NSA said.
In South Asia, he said the US is endeavouring to work with Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives and the nation of India to contain Lashkar-e-Toiba.
PM Manmohan Singh said it was "an article of faith" and India was "too large a country to be boxed into any alliance or regional or sub-regional arrangements.
Day in Pics: 28th January
Showbiz World - January 28, 2015
President Barack Obama's speech at Siri Fort auditorium