Indian Defence Update Blog

India gives USD 100 million military loan to Seychelles

India and the Seychelles on Monday agreed to continue discussions on jointly developing a naval base in Assumption Island ‘based on “each other’s interests”, despite the opposition in the island nation having rejected the...

Little Sparta of the Gulf

The United Arab Emirates, whose foreign minister, Abdullah bin Zayed al Nahyan, is in India this week, is not the only country to punch way above its weight. Norway and Singapore in the east...