New Delhi: A panel comprising the top internal security brass of the country has favoured the strengthening of the Coast Guard for a better safeguarding of the country's maritime boundaries, rather than raising a new coastal security force.
The proposal to raise a new Coastal Border Police Force (CBPF), on the lines of the Central Armed Police
Indian fishermen arrested for illegally crossing over to Pakistan territorial waters
New Delhi: Pakistan’s Maritime Security Agency has arrested 55 Indians for allegedly crossing territorial water boundaries, reported news agency PTI.
Reports suggested that nine Indian fishing boats were also seized by the PMSA during a four-day operation – between
The South China Sea is a vitally important waterway for global commerce and for regional security, with almost 30 per cent of the maritime trade of the world transiting the South China Sea annually.
China is undermining regional security and prosperity and challenging international rules and norms by engaging in coercive activities in the South
India should also seek assistance from Japan and the United States in developing its indigenous shipbuilding capabilities
India should establish forward bases to advise armies of neighbouring nations, build special forces and enhance joint maritime patrols with the US in the Indian Ocean to meet security challenges, a US-based think- tank has
According to the foreign secretary, PM Narendra Modi's strategic vision for the region had four key elements
NEW DELHI: In a message unlikely to go unnoticed in Beijing, India has called for nations involved in maritime disputes to exercise self-restraint and not do anything which could affect peace and stability in the Indian Ocean region.
"As Indian Ocean takes a centre stage in the 21st century, the onus is on all to collectively secure our oceanic states," Jaishankar said.
New Delhi: Describing maritime security as an important dimension of India's bilateral relations with all Indian Ocean states and regional bodies, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar Tuesday stressed that 'as the