India’s submarine deal with Russia raised by some US Congress members with Foreign Secy: Report


A number of members of the US Congress raised with Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale the issue of India signing a deal with Russia for a nuclear submarine last week, official sources said on March 16.

Gokhale clarified that India finalised the deal for leasing of a nuclear-powered attack submarine from Russia and it was not an acquisition or a purchase, they said.

However, the issue was not raised by the US administration during Gokhale’s three-day visit to Washington earlier this week. Read More

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