India calls for free, open and inclusive order in Indo-Pacific: Rajnath Singh at ASEAN Defence Ministers' meet

Rajnath Singh said that India has strengthened its cooperative engagements in the Indo-Pacific based on converging visions and values for promotion of peace, stability, and prosperity in the region. 

Jun 16, 2021, 08:04 AM IST

Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative: Australia announces Rs 8.12 crore grant under its partnership with India

The Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative was proposed by PM Narendra Modi at the East-Asia Summit in November 2019 and Australia is co-leading New Delhi in the marine ecology pillar of the initiative. 

Apr 20, 2021, 07:02 AM IST

EU releases Indo-Pacific strategy, aims for 'regional stability, security and sustainable development'

The European Council said that the EU intends to reinforce its role as a cooperative partner in the Indo-Pacific.

Apr 20, 2021, 06:37 AM IST

India, Austria talks over terrorism, developments in Indo-Pacific, COVID-19

The talks covered the entire gamut of bilateral relations, including political, economic and commercial ties as well as cultural and academic linkages, MEA said.

Mar 24, 2021, 09:38 AM IST

Army Chief MM Naravane expresses concern over China's BRI, lauds India's ties with Nepal and Bangladesh

Speaking at Assam Rifles-United Services institution joint annual seminar, he said, "regional Security Environment is characterized by Chinese belligerence in the Indo-Pacific, its hostility towards weaker nations and relentless drive to create regional dependencies through initiatives like the BRI. The resultant Sino-US rivalry has created regional imbalances & instability".

Feb 12, 2021, 22:17 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi, President Joe Biden agree to promote free and open Indo-Pacific region, strengthen Quad

The move comes as the Joe Biden administration appears eager to build on the renewed attention to the grouping of the four major Indo-Pacific democracies, with national security adviser Jake Sullivan calling it "a foundation upon which to build substantial American policy in the Indo-Pacific".

Feb 09, 2021, 10:13 AM IST

India, France and Japan strategic triangle strongly backs Indo-Pacific vision

India sees the Indo-Pacific as a "seamless interface" of the Indian and Pacific Oceans from the western coast of North America to the eastern shores of Africa. Over 50 per cent of global trade traverses this maritime domain which is also home to over 60% of the world’s population and the global GDP. French envoy Emmanuel Lenain said, "We are building piece by piece a strategic triangle between Paris, Tokyo and Delhi committed to a rules-based Indo-Pacific order."

Jan 20, 2021, 01:09 AM IST

Discussed Indo-Pacific with 'good friend' S Jaishankar: Russian FM Lavrov; calls India 'very close partner'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Monday recalled a conversation with his "good friend" External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar. 

Jan 19, 2021, 01:31 AM IST

Peace, stability, prosperity in Indo-Pacific region our common goal: PM Narendra Modi during virtual summit with Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc

Seven new agreements on defense, scientific research, nuclear energy, petrochemical and renewable energy were signed.

Dec 21, 2020, 17:37 PM IST

Understand Indian concept on Indo-Pacific, but QUAD detrimental to inclusivity: Russia

Russian FM Lavrov had recently mentioned Indo-Pacific and QUAD and termed them anti-China. 

Dec 21, 2020, 17:06 PM IST

Amid tensions at LAC, China tacitly accepts India's supremacy in Indian ocean region

"India has also taken the lead in planning small-scale multilateral cooperation mechanisms in the Indian Ocean," said Hu Shisheng, Director, Institute for South Asian Studies at the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations.

Dec 19, 2020, 23:19 PM IST

India sees Indian Ocean Rim Association playing a role in Indo-Pacific

V Muraleedharan highlighted IORA's "importance as a platform for regional cooperation in the Indian Ocean Region and the wider Indo-Pacific".


Dec 18, 2020, 15:52 PM IST

Indo-Pacific concept represents evolution of India, says External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar

Jaishankar said that only a person in denial of globalization will actually contest Indo-Pacific.

Dec 12, 2020, 16:42 PM IST

In Germany, Foreign Secretary Shringla highlights common fight against terrorism, joint strategy on Indo-Pacific

India spoke about the common interest India shares with Germany and the rest of Europe to combat terrorism.

Nov 02, 2020, 20:34 PM IST

France appoints envoy Christophe Penot for Indo-Pacific, in a first

Senior diplomat Christophe Penot will be the country's envoy to Indo Pacific and he begins his assignment from October 15 (Thursday).

Oct 15, 2020, 00:05 AM IST

Quad foreign ministers to meet in Japan on Tuesday, affirm importance of maintaining free and inclusive Indo-Pacific

The meeting is scheduled to take place at 5 pm (local time) or 1.30 pm (IST) to discuss regional issues.  

Oct 05, 2020, 22:49 PM IST

India, Japan defence chiefs agree to advance cooperation to realise free, open Indo-Pacific

The Indo- Pacific region is largely viewed as an area comprising the Indian Ocean and the western and central Pacific Ocean, including the South China Sea.

Sep 14, 2020, 20:14 PM IST

Rajnath Singh holds talks with US counterpart Esper, discusses defence cooperation

According to the sources, the two ministers have been in regular touch with each other. In the recent meetings, they have spoken several times on bilateral defence cooperation and issues of mutual interest.

Jul 11, 2020, 01:38 AM IST

US report on Indo-Pacific calls India 'strategic partner', slams China for 'practising repression'

The report mentioned that the United States is strengthening and deepening partnerships with countries that share its values. The report titled - A FREE AND OPEN INDO-PACIFIC, Advancing a Shared Vision -  has been released by the US States Department.

Nov 04, 2019, 11:58 AM IST

India, US, Japan, Australia reiterate call for free, prosperous Indo-Pacific

India, US, Japan and Australia met in Singapore on Thursday and reiterated their call for a free and prosperous Indo-Pacific.

Jun 07, 2018, 23:50 PM IST