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India condemns Pak attempts to raise bilateral issues at SCO

Jaishankar made the remarks while addressing the meeting of the SCO council of heads of government that was held virtually under the chairmanship of Kazakhstan
External affairs minister S Jaishankar on Thursday condemned repeated attempts to bring bilateral issues into the agenda of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation . (Bloomberg)
External affairs minister S Jaishankar on Thursday condemned repeated attempts to bring bilateral issues into the agenda of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation . (Bloomberg)
Updated on Nov 26, 2021 02:05 AM IST
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India to join SCO summit in Dushanbe today, Afghanistan affairs high on agenda

The SCO, seen as a counterweight to Nato, is an eight-member economic and security bloc and has emerged as one of the largest transregional international organisations.
21st SCO summit: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead the Indian delegation virtually via a video link, while the minister of external affairs, S Jaishankar, will represent India at a meeting on Afghanistan with the heads of state of SCO and the Russia-led Collective Security Treaty Organisation. (File Photo)
21st SCO summit: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead the Indian delegation virtually via a video link, while the minister of external affairs, S Jaishankar, will represent India at a meeting on Afghanistan with the heads of state of SCO and the Russia-led Collective Security Treaty Organisation. (File Photo)
Updated on Sep 17, 2021 06:44 AM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Modi to lead India at SCO meeting in Dushanbe, to focus on Afghanistan

India's foreign minister S Jaishankar is likely to hold a series of bilateral discussions with his counterparts from Iran, Tajikistan and Russia at the SCO meeting. 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a plenary session at the SCO meeting in Dushanbe on Friday. (File photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a plenary session at the SCO meeting in Dushanbe on Friday. (File photo)
Published on Sep 15, 2021 02:52 PM IST
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Zero tolerance to corruption: Rijiju stresses at SCO justice ministers' meet

Kiren Rijiju apprised the gathering of SCO justice ministers of legislative and executive measures taken by India in its effort to be UNCAC-compliant.
Kiren Rijiju told the gathering of India's move to launch e-Lok Adalat, a tool aimed at offering faster, transparent and accessible option to settle disputes. (File photo/HT)
Kiren Rijiju told the gathering of India's move to launch e-Lok Adalat, a tool aimed at offering faster, transparent and accessible option to settle disputes. (File photo/HT)
Published on Aug 06, 2021 09:14 PM IST
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India-SCO: New platform, common ground

The study has been authored by Rajiv Bhatia.
External affairs minister S Jaishankar went to Tajikistan earlier this month for council of foreign ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.(ANI Photo)
External affairs minister S Jaishankar went to Tajikistan earlier this month for council of foreign ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.(ANI Photo)
Published on Jul 31, 2021 02:32 PM IST
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Rajnath Singh to address SCO conclave, focus on regional security challenges

Rajnath Singh's Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe is also attending the SCO conclave in Dushanbe, but no bilateral meeting has yet been scheduled between the two leaders. Singh and Wei last held bilateral talks in Moscow on September 4, 2020.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reached Tajikistan's capital Dushanbe on Tuesday for a three-day visit.(ANI Photo)
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reached Tajikistan's capital Dushanbe on Tuesday for a three-day visit.(ANI Photo)
Published on Jul 28, 2021 05:53 AM IST
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As part of SCO framework: India proposes plan against Pak terror groups

NSA Ajit Doval emphasised on the need for full implementation of United Nations resolutions and targeted sanctions against designated terrorist individuals and entities.
NSA Ajit Doval said that there is a need to monitor new technologies used by terrorists.(HT Photo)
NSA Ajit Doval said that there is a need to monitor new technologies used by terrorists.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 25, 2021 06:07 AM IST
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ByShishir Gupta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Russia committed to develop ties with Pakistan, India shouldn’t have any concerns

Moscow’s efforts to develop relations with Islamabad fit in with the basic values of the strategic partnership between India and Russia, Russian ambassador Nikolay Kudashev said
Russian ambassador Nikolay R Kudashev.(HT Archive)
Russian ambassador Nikolay R Kudashev.(HT Archive)
Updated on Dec 21, 2020 05:44 PM IST
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Why Pakistan is wrong, again | HT Editorial

Islamabad’s accusations have no basis. Instead, it should act against terror
If Pakistan was expecting the interview to lead to a thaw, it will have to go back to the drawing board(AP)
If Pakistan was expecting the interview to lead to a thaw, it will have to go back to the drawing board(AP)
Updated on Oct 15, 2020 08:15 PM IST
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India, China agree on 5-point plan for resolving border standoff: Here’s what you need to know

As the situation eases, the two sides should expedite work to conclude new confidence-building measures to maintain and enhance peace and tranquillity in the border areas
External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar with his Russian and Chinese counterpart Sergei Lavrov (Centre) and Wang Yi (Right) during the meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, in Moscow on Thursday.(AP)
External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar with his Russian and Chinese counterpart Sergei Lavrov (Centre) and Wang Yi (Right) during the meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, in Moscow on Thursday.(AP)
Updated on Sep 11, 2020 02:10 PM IST
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India, China ministers meet for key talks in Moscow amid tension on border

The two leaders were in the same room twice earlier in the day – first for a meeting of foreign ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), and then for a luncheon meeting of the Russia-India-China (RIC) grouping – before they began their bilateral talks a little after 8pm Indian time.
External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar along with his Russian and Chinese counterpart Sergei Lavrov and Wang Yi at the formal opening of the meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Moscow.(ANI)
External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar along with his Russian and Chinese counterpart Sergei Lavrov and Wang Yi at the formal opening of the meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Moscow.(ANI)
Updated on Sep 11, 2020 12:43 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRezaul H Laskar, New Delhi

‘State of border can’t be delinked from state of relationship with China’: Jaishankar

The external affairs minister, who is set to meet Wang on the margins of a Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) foreign ministers’ meeting in Moscow on September 10, said the failure to observe several understandings on border management dating back to 1993 raises “very important questions” about the status of ties with China.
External affairs minister S Jaishankar will meet Wang less than a week after a meeting between the defence ministers of the two countries on the sidelines of the SCO defence ministers’ meet in Moscow.(HT PHOTO.)
External affairs minister S Jaishankar will meet Wang less than a week after a meeting between the defence ministers of the two countries on the sidelines of the SCO defence ministers’ meet in Moscow.(HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Sep 07, 2020 11:16 PM IST
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China’s foreign minister Wang Yi reaching Moscow to discuss total disengagement in Ladakh with Jaishankar

The much awaited meeting of foreign ministers is expected to record a forward movement towards complete disengagement and de-escalation of People’s Liberation Army.
During the meeting, foreign minister S Jaishankar will remind his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi to implement the past bilateral agreements in letter and spirit including keeping minimum forces along the 3488 km LAC.
During the meeting, foreign minister S Jaishankar will remind his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi to implement the past bilateral agreements in letter and spirit including keeping minimum forces along the 3488 km LAC.
Updated on Sep 07, 2020 03:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByShishir Gupta

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets Iran’s General Hatami, discusses bilateral issues

Singh arrived in Tehran from Moscow on Saturday after concluding his three-day visit to Russia where he attended a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) defence ministers.
Defence minister Rajnath Singh and Iran’s defence minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami met in Tehran and discussed bilateral ties.(Twitter/@rajnathsingh)
Defence minister Rajnath Singh and Iran’s defence minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami met in Tehran and discussed bilateral ties.(Twitter/@rajnathsingh)
Updated on Sep 06, 2020 12:15 PM IST
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Tehran | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar

‘Committed to inclusive global security’: Rajnath Singh reaffirms India’s stance at SCO meet

At the SCO meet, defence minister Rajnath Singh reaffirmed that India was committed to evolution of a transparent and inclusive global security architecture which was anchored in international laws.
Rajnath Singh also expressed concern over the situation in Persian Gulf.(Twitter/@DefenceMinIndia)
Rajnath Singh also expressed concern over the situation in Persian Gulf.(Twitter/@DefenceMinIndia)
Updated on Sep 04, 2020 05:36 PM IST
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Rajnath Singh pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi in Moscow

Singh arrived here on Wednesday on a three-day visit to attend a crucial meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). This is his second visit in the over two months.
Rajnath Singh was accompanied by Indian Ambassador to Russia D.B. Venkatesh Varma.(PTI)
Rajnath Singh was accompanied by Indian Ambassador to Russia D.B. Venkatesh Varma.(PTI)
Published on Sep 04, 2020 11:18 AM IST
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Chinese defence minister seeks meeting with Rajnath Singh amid LAC row

This is the third time that the Chinese defence ministry has sought a meeting with Singh after the standoff erupted in early May, they said. The Indian side is yet to respond to the Chinese request.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh(PTI)
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh(PTI)
Updated on Sep 03, 2020 11:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRahul Singh

Rajnath leaves for Russia for SCO meet, has no plans to meet Chinese minister

The SCO meeting is taking place under the shadow of a fierce border row between India and China, both members of the influential bloc.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.(ANI)
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.(ANI)
Updated on Sep 02, 2020 03:28 PM IST
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Rajnath Singh, Jaishankar set to visit Russia for SCO meetings next month

Asked about the matter during a news briefing, external affairs ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava only confirmed that the external affairs minister has received an invitation for the SCO foreign ministers’ meeting.
The people said bilateral meetings had so far been arranged between Rajnath Singh and S Jaishankar and their Russian counterparts, though there were no proposals as of now for meetings with the Chinese ministers expected to attend the SCO meetings. (Photo @DrSJaishankar)
The people said bilateral meetings had so far been arranged between Rajnath Singh and S Jaishankar and their Russian counterparts, though there were no proposals as of now for meetings with the Chinese ministers expected to attend the SCO meetings. (Photo @DrSJaishankar)
Updated on Aug 27, 2020 11:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRezaul H Laskar

Amid border row, India and China may take part in war games in Russia

Eighteen countries are expected to take part in the exercise, including the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).
India is sending a tri-services contingent of 150 to 200 personnel to Russia for the drills scheduled from September 15 to 26. Details of the Chinese and Pakistani participation are not known. (Representative image)
India is sending a tri-services contingent of 150 to 200 personnel to Russia for the drills scheduled from September 15 to 26. Details of the Chinese and Pakistani participation are not known. (Representative image)
Updated on Aug 25, 2020 07:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Russia announces postponement of Brics and SCO Summits in wake of Covid-19

The two summits were to be held in St Petersburg during July 21-23. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was expected to attend both meetings.
The two summits were to be held in St Petersburg during July 21-23.(PTI Photo)
The two summits were to be held in St Petersburg during July 21-23.(PTI Photo)
Updated on May 27, 2020 09:30 PM IST
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Independence of judiciary not a one-time pill, says Chief Justice Gogoi

Gogoi is leading an Indian delegation at the two-day conference of chief justices of members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).
CJI Ranjan Gogoi drew attention to the fact that the judiciary has to rise and stand up to protect Constitutional ethos, even during trying times.(HT PHOTO)
CJI Ranjan Gogoi drew attention to the fact that the judiciary has to rise and stand up to protect Constitutional ethos, even during trying times.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 19, 2019 05:44 AM IST
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India must exploit China’s worries about Pakistan

But New Delhi must think that Beijing will take its side against Islamabad.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. (PTI File Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. (PTI File Photo)
Updated on Jun 16, 2019 09:32 PM IST
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PM Modi, Imran Khan briefly exchange pleasantries at SCO Summit

Ahead of the SCO Summit, Indian officials had insisted that there would be no formal meeting between Modi and Khan at Bishkek.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi attending the Restricted Session of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit, in Bishkek on Friday. (ANI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi attending the Restricted Session of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit, in Bishkek on Friday. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Jun 15, 2019 07:27 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Iran Prez Hassan Rouhani calls US actions a serious threat to global stability

“The US government over the last two years has taken an aggressive approach and presents a serious risk to stability in the region and the world,” Rouhani said.
Rouhani stated this, at a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, a Eurasian security alliance that includes China, India and Russia.(Reuters File Photo)
Rouhani stated this, at a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, a Eurasian security alliance that includes China, India and Russia.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Jun 14, 2019 02:45 PM IST
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At SCO opening ceremony, Imran Khan slipped up again on diplomatic protocol

The video was widely circulated on social media and Khan was criticized, both by his countrymen and Saudi Arabia for apparently disrespecting the king.
Updated on May 23, 2020 07:12 PM IST
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Bishkek | ByAsian News International

Terror sponsors must be held accountable, Modi tells SCO

Addressing the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit here, Modi highlighted the spirit and ideals of the SCO to strengthen cooperation in the fight against terrorism.
PM Narendra Modi with Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov at Bishkek. (Photo by @narendramodi)
PM Narendra Modi with Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov at Bishkek. (Photo by @narendramodi)
Updated on May 23, 2020 07:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRezaul H Laskar

PM Modi holds talks with Jinping on sidelines of SCO, ‘friendship’ is focus

This is the first meeting between the two leaders after Modi’s re-election following the stunning victory of the BJP in the general elections last month.
PM Modi meets Chinese President Xi in Bishkek(ANI/Twitter)
PM Modi meets Chinese President Xi in Bishkek(ANI/Twitter)
Updated on May 23, 2020 04:40 PM IST
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Bishkek | ByPress Trust of India

SCO Summit 2019 Highlights: PM Modi accepts Vladimir Putin’s eastern economic forum invite in Vladivostok

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reached Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan to participate in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit. The PM’s flight took a longer route to Bishkek, through the airspace of Oman, Iran and Central Asian countries, bypassing Pakistani airspace despite permission for overflight from Islamabad. The government’s decision is a reflection of the frosty nature of bilateral ties with Pakistan since the standoff following the February 14 suicide attack in Pulwama by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) that killed 40 Central Reserve Police Force troopers.A day before embarking on the visit in a statement on Wednesday, the PM said that the global security situation as well as economic cooperation will be on the agenda at summit, and asserted that his visit to the Central Asian country will strengthen India’s ties with the SCO member states.The prime minister also plans to plans to meet several leaders bilaterally on the sidelines of the SCO Summit. Follow Highlights here:

PM Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin hold delegation level talks(ANI/Twitter)
PM Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin hold delegation level talks(ANI/Twitter)
Updated on Jun 14, 2019 07:45 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation holds out benefit for India

The multilateral body has shown slow but steady development as a counter-terrorism body and could potentially become the basis of a trading arrangement in the region
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chinese President Xi Jinping during the 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit, China, June, 2018(REUTERS)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chinese President Xi Jinping during the 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit, China, June, 2018(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 12, 2019 08:00 PM IST
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