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Love in Tokyo? US to woo India out of Russian arms

The White House confirmed on Wednesday that Biden will travel to South Korea and Japan May 20-24 for a bilateral visit to the former followed by the QUAD in Japan, during which he will also meet Modi. “This trip will advance the Biden-Harris Administration’s rock-solid commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific,” White House Press …

US pledges to help India end its dependence on Russian weapons

A senior US diplomat again warned China of sanctions if it offers “material support” for Russian President Putin’s war in Ukraine, while also pledging to help India end its dependence on Russian weapons. China wasn’t helping the situation in Ukraine by doing things like amplifying Russian disinformation campaigns, US deputy secretary of state Wendy Sherman …

US Congresswoman’s PoK tour attracts India’s fire

The Centre on Thursday strongly condemned the visit by US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar to POK, accusing her of pursuing narrow-minded politics and also violating India’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. Omar was quoted as saying during her visit to POK that she had voiced serious concerns over the “human rights violations in the Indian Occupied Kashmir” …

India asserts self-interest in Russia-Ukraine spat; US accepts but still nudges New Delhi to dilute ties with Moscow

India on Monday asserted its nuanced and independent stand on the slavic conflict while persuading the US to accept its position and continue elevating bilateral ties. “We have a decent sense of what is in our interest and know how to protect it and advance it,” India’s external affairs minister S.Jaishankar asserted in response to …

US raps India on human rights

In an otherwise congenial diplomatic engagement between top US and Indian officials, the Biden administration on Monday struck a mildly disapproving and discordant note by unilaterally raising what it said is a rise in human rights abuses in India.

US says India should use its leverage with Russia to call out Moscow for its aggression

The Biden administration is asking New Delhi to use its “leverage” with Moscow to call out Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, while asserting that principles undergirding Quad — a rules-based international order — are universal. “Different countries are going to have their own relationship with the Russian Federation. It’s a fact of history. It’s a fact …