Category Archives: India

India objects to US Navy ship’s transit without consent

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NEW DELHI — India on Friday objected to a U.S. Navy ship conducting a “freedom of navigation” patrol in its exclusive economic zone without its prior consent. “We have conveyed our concerns regarding this passage through our EEZ to the government of U.S.A through diplomatic channels,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said. The U.S. […]

India, US to expand military engagement, defense ties

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Sheikh Saaliq, The Associated Press 2 hours ago Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh walks with U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin as the latter arrives for a Guard of Honor ceremony in New Delhi, India, March 20, 2021. (Manish Swarup/AP) NEW DELHI — Top defense officials from India and the United States pledged Saturday to expand […]