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'The hard work starts now'
In spite of the glowing headlines after Barack Obama's visit, there's little indication of forward movement in the Indo-US defence relations, says Ajai Shukla There was diplomatic hyperbole in US......
What gifts will Obama bring to India?
'As the tanks roll down Delhi's Rajpath and the C-17s fly overhead, there could be a lot brewing in Hyderabad House,' says Surya Gangadharan.In December 1962, India proposed an air defence pact......
Containing China: Why India and US are building close defence ties
'India-US defence pacts are seen by many analysts as a subtle move to jointly contain China's growing militarism, especially in the strategic Indian Ocean Region,' says Rahul Bedi. US President......
Why is US Secretary of Defence Panetta so angry?
It was one thing to hold India to ransom and periodically threaten nuclear blackmail. But it was not going to work against the US. The US, as always, learned the hard way that it was not or need......
Panetta's India visit to focus on military cooperation
The situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan and strengthening of military cooperation between India and the United States are expected to come up for discussions American Defence Secretary Leon......
Raise FDI cap in defence: US think tank tells India
To boost defence trade, India should raise the foreign direct investment limit from 26 per cent to over 50 per cent in the sector, an eminent United State think tank has appealed.The Centre for......
US high-tech arms to India stumble on safeguards
India's marked shift towards American weaponry is, paradoxically, leading towards a flashpoint between New Delhi and Washington. Over the next three months, key American military platforms --......
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