The great Game Folio: Ocean Diplomacy

By C Raja Mohan A fortnightly column  on the high politics of the Af-Pak region, the fulcrum of global power play in India’s neighbourhood. Reviving the long-dead proposal for a zone of peace in the Indian Ocean, as suggested by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval earlier this month, is not

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China to develop more aircraft carriers

By PTI Beijing: Buoyed by successful trials of its first aircraft carrier, China plans to build more new carriers as it looks to spread out its global naval presence in the midst of maritime disputes with a host of neighbours. China is planning to build more aircraft carriers in addition

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Chinese Activity is Up Exponentially in Indian Ocean

Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh/NDTV India's Navy Chief Robin Dhowan today said Chinese activity has gone up "exponentially" in the Indian Ocean. "China has been deploying nuclear submarines. India is concerned. But India cannot do much as these are international waters," Admiran Dhowan said in an

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China’s Sea Activity Puts Region On Edge

By Reuters NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is speeding up a navy modernization program and leaning on its neighbors to curb Chinese submarine activity in the Indian Ocean, as nations in the region become increasingly jittery over Beijing's growing undersea prowess. Just months after a stand-off along the disputed border

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Rattled by Chinese submarines, India joins other nations in rebuilding fleet

By Sanjeev Miglani and Tommy Wilkes (Reuters) - India is speeding up a navy modernisation programme and leaning on its neighbours to curb Chinese submarine activity in the Indian Ocean, as nations in the region become increasingly jittery over Beijing's growing undersea prowess. Just months after a stand-off along the

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