Shanghai Cooperation Organization: News

04 Jul 2023

Narendra Modi

'Some countries' use terrorism as policy: Modi at SCO Summit

Some countries are safe havens for terrorists, and they use cross-border terrorism as policy instruments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday while virtually addressing the members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).

Imran Khan unhappy with Bilawal Bhutto's India trip: Here's why 

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has slammed Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari for his India trip to partake in a Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit amid the country's economic crisis.

06 May 2023

S Jaishankar

Jaishankar calls Pakistan foreign minister 'terrorism spokesperson,' Bilawal responds 

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Pakistani counterpart Bilawal Bhutto Zardari exchanged some bitter barbs over terrorism, overshadowing the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Foreign Ministers' Summit that concluded in Goa.

05 May 2023

S Jaishankar

Stop terror financing across the board: Jaishankar at SCO meeting

All the channels of financing terror activities must be blocked without distinction, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said while addressing a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Goa on Friday.

04 May 2023


Foreign ministers' SCO meet in Goa today: Here's the agenda

India is all set to host the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Foreign Ministers' Meet in Goa starting Thursday.

28 Apr 2023


China, India share common interests: Chinese Defence Minister Li Shangfu

Chinese Defence Minister General Li Shangfu batted for a long-term, strategic, and comprehensive perspective with India during a bilateral meeting with Defence Minister of India Rajnath Singh on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Defence Ministers meeting on Thursday.

24 Apr 2023

Indian Army

India, China hold border talks ahead of SCO meeting

The Indian Army and the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China held the 18th round of Corps Commander talks on Sunday to resolve tensions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

23 Apr 2023


Chinese, Russian defense ministers to participate in Delhi's SCO meet

Chinese Defence Minister General Li Shangfu and his Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu have confirmed their participation in the upcoming Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) defense ministers' meeting, reported The Times Of India.

25 Jan 2023

Pakistan News

After Shehbaz Sharif's 'peace' remark, India invites Pakistan's foreign minister

India has invited Pakistan's Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari to participate in a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) to be held in Goa in May.

16 Sep 2022

Russia-Ukraine crisis

SCO begins today: Modi to meet Putin, uncertainty regarding China

The 22nd Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit is set to commence on Friday in Samarkand, Uzbekistan.

15 Sep 2022


SCO Summit: Modi to meet Putin; talks with China unclear

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to arrive at Samarkand, Uzbekistan on Thursday evening for the 22nd Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit, which is the first in-person summit since the pandemic.

09 Jul 2022

Social Media

Shanghai: 4 stabbed at hospital by assailant, police open fire

A knife-wielding attacker wounded four people at a Shanghai hospital on Saturday, marking the second recorded stabbing incident since the COVID-19 lockdown of the economic hub was lifted in early June.

10 Sep 2020

Rajnath Singh

MEA S Jaishankar meets Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Moscow

Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar's meet with Chinese counterpart Wang Yi is underway amid intensified Indo-China border tensions.

05 Sep 2020

Rajnath Singh

LAC: Rajnath Singh tells Chinese counterpart to restore status quo

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday held talks with Chinese counterpart Gen. Wei Fenghe in Moscow amid a border conflict between the two nations.

04 Sep 2020


Amid tensions, China's Defense Minister seeks meeting with Rajnath Singh

As tensions are flaring up along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Wei Fenghi, China's Defense Minister, has sought a meeting with India's Rajnath Singh, in Moscow, PTI reported citing people in the know.

16 Jan 2020

Pakistan News

India to invite Pakistan PM Imran Khan for SCO meet

India will invite Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to attend the annual meeting of the council of heads of the government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) to be hosted in New Delhi later this year.

#SCOSummit: Modi talks on terrorism, launches veiled attack at Pakistan

At the ongoing Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a sharp attack at Pakistan, without explicitly mentioning the neighboring country.

08 Jun 2019


Imran Khan writes to Modi, seeks to resolve Kashmir dispute

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is reported to have received a letter from his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan, in which the latter mentioned that talks can solve the differences between the two nations, including Kashmir dispute.

21 Aug 2018


China's Defense Minister arrives in India today for 4-day visit

China has said its relations with India are improving steadily in all areas, including the military sphere, as its Defense Minister Lt Gen Wei Fenghe is set to begin his four-day visit to New Delhi today, the first after the 73-day Doklam standoff last year.

03 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi

Swaraj arrives in Kazakhstan, interacts with Indian community

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today praised the Kazakh people for their warmth in welcoming the Indian diaspora as she interacted with the Indian community living in Kazakhstan.

15 Jul 2018


Anti-terror ops to be focus of mega military-drill in Russia

Boosting counter-terror cooperation and evolving a common strategy to deal with radicalization will be the focus of a mega military exercise in Russia next month, in which India, Pakistan, and other member nations of Shanghai Cooperation Organization will participate.

10 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

#ModiInChina: PM Modi invites Kazakhstan to join International Solar Alliance

PM Narendra Modi today held a "productive" meeting with Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev and invited his country to join International Solar Alliance (ISA).

09 Jun 2018


Modi lands in China for SCO Summit, meets President Jinping

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Qingdao, China to attend the two-day 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit.

09 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Modi reaches Qingdao on two-day visit to attend SCO summit

PM Narendra Modi arrived in Qingdao today on a two-day visit to attend the annual summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), which is likely to deliberate on global issues including the impact of US sanctions on Russia.

29 Apr 2018


For the first time, India-Pakistan to participate in counter-terror exercise

In a first, arch rivals India and Pakistan will be part of a multi-nation counter-terror exercise in Russia in September, which will also be joined by China and several other countries.

24 Apr 2018

Pakistan News

Sushma Swaraj subtly slams Pakistan at SCO Foreign Ministers' meet

Foreign minister Sushma Swaraj made a veiled attack on Pakistan today, saying the global anti-terrorism campaign should also identify States that "encourage, support and finance" terrorism and "provide sanctuary" to terror groups.

24 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

SCO Defense and Foreign Ministers' meetings begin in Beijing

The meetings of Defense and Foreign Ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), being attended by Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, began in Beijing today.

23 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

MEA Sushma Swaraj meets Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today called on Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan to discuss bilateral ties.

22 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Sushma Swaraj meets Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, discusses bilateral ties

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on Sunday and discussed a host of bilateral issues and ways to step up the pace of high-level interactions to improve the relationship.

22 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi visiting China to hold talks with President Xi

PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will hold a summit meeting in Wuhan city China April from April 27-28 to improve bilateral relations, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced today.

21 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

No bilateral-meetings between Indian, Pakistani Ministers at SCO in Beijing

There will be no bilateral meetings between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman with their Pakistani counterparts at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) ministerial meets to be held in Beijing on 24 April.

17 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Sushma Swaraj to visit China this week for SCO meeting

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit China later this week to participate in the Foreign Ministers meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation during which she will also hold talks with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.

05 Apr 2018


India-Russia to ink Rs. 39,000cr defense deal in October

India will reportedly finalize Rs. 39,000cr deal with Russia for the S-400 Triumf air defense missile systems in October when PM Modi and President Putin would meet in New Delhi for the India-Russia annual summit.

19 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

China cabinet reshuffle: Former missile commander appointed as Defense Minister

China has appointed former missile unit commander as its new Defense Minister, whose first guest of honor could be his Indian counterpart Nirmala Sitharaman.

15 Mar 2018


External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to visit China in April

Leading India-China attempts of an entente, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will travel to China next month to take part in the foreign ministers meeting at Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).

26 Nov 2017


SCO Summit: Swaraj'll represent India, but will she meet Pakistan?

India and Pakistan will come face to face next week at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit in Russia's Sochi. There's still no proposal for diplomatic talks, sources said.

18 Sep 2017


Sushma Swaraj leads Indian delegation to UN General Assembly session

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has arrived in New York to lead the Indian delegation at the annual UN General Assembly (UNGA) session.

02 Aug 2017

Pakistan News

Gen. Bajwa: Pakistan "indebted" to China over support on Kashmir

Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said Pakistan is "indebted" to all-weather ally China for its "unflinching support" over the Kashmir issue, the Nuclear Suppliers Group's expansion and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

02 Jul 2017


Amid Sikkim stand-off, India and China attend the SCO summit

Amidst an intensifying stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops at the border in Sikkim, the two countries attended the Shanghai Co-operation Organization meeting held in Dalian, in North-east China.

15 Jun 2017


In a major goof-up, Pakistani tableau features Red Fort

The world knows that Pakistan claims Jammu and Kashmir as its territory. But Delhi's Red Fort?

09 Jun 2017


Modi, Xi Jinping to hold talks at SCO summit

Official sources have confirmed that PM Modi will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the ongoing Shanghai Co-operation Organization (SCO) summit in Astana, Kazakhstan.

02 Jun 2017


Modi's Russia visit: India seals Kudankulam deal, SCO membership

PM Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin finalized the deal to construct units 5 and 6 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP).