ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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NEW DELHI-Indo-US Relations on Upswing

NEW DELHI Indo-US Relations on Upswing BM MINISTER of State for Defence, Arun Singh, who enjoys greater reputation and recognition as a close confidant and aide of the Prime Minister than his ministerial position would ordinarily warrant, staged an extremely slick performance when he intervened in the debate on the demand for grants of the Defence Ministry. Specially striking was his assertion that India had never approached the US either for outright purchase or licensed production of arms. This impressed all sides in Parliament and reinforced the so-called anti-US and hence anti-imperialist credentials of the government of Rajiv Gandhi about which some doubts have been lately entertained in several quarters.

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