The Biden administration on Monday blew off questions about a controversial BBC documentary on then chief minister Narendra Modi’s purported culpability for the 2002 Gujarat riots while vigorously talking up shared values and close ties between the United States and India.
US ‘engaging closely’ with all allies, including India on Russia’s war against Ukraine: US Secretary of State spokesperson Ned Price
Responding to a question on India during his appearance at the Aspen Security Forum meeting here, Kurt Campbell, the White House Asia coordinator, said that in his view India is the most important bilateral relationship for the United States in the 21st century.
India’s Ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu handed over the Padma Bhushan, one of the country’s highest civilian Awards, to Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai in San Fransisco. After receiving the Padma Bhushan award from Sandhu, Pichai in his blog said, “It is incredibly meaningful to be honoured in this way by the …
On the 14th anniversary of the Mumbai terrorist attacks, the US said that it would continue to work with India and other international partners to bring to justice the perpetrators of the Mumbai attacks. “We express our deep condolences to the families and friends of the victims lost in this act of cruelty, including six …
India played an essential role in negotiating the G20’s Bali Declaration that included Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s message on the Russia-Ukraine conflict that “today’s era must not be of war”, the White House has said.
Yellen, in a speech highlighting the Biden administration’s desire to deepen economic ties with India, said that both the global economy and the democratic idea were at inflection points.
This newly released document which was released by the US Defence Department is an unclassified defence strategy that nests beneath President Biden’s National Security Strategy, which was released earlier this month amid growing Chinese aggression.
China puts hold on proposal by India, US at UN to blacklist Pakistan-based LeT terrorist Hafiz Talah Saeed
China on Wednesday put a hold on a proposal by India and the US at the United Nations to blacklist Pakistan-based militant Hafiz Talah Saeed, the son of Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed, in the second such move within two days. Hafiz Talha Saeed, 46, is a key leader of the dreaded terrorist group LeT and …
The US called for respect for press freedom in India after authorities stopped a Kashmiri photojournalist from flying to New York to receive the Pulitzer Prize. Sanna Irshad Mattoo was stopped by immigration authorities at New Delhi airport on Tuesday and prevented from boarding while two of her colleagues were permitted to leave the country. …
India has taken good advantage of digitisation to create social protection programmes that reaches the poor: World Bank President
US asks its citizens to exercise ‘increased caution’ while travelling to India due to crime, terrorism
India believes US President’s promise of reforming the UN Security Council is different from past Washington pledges, external affairs minister S.Jaishankar said on Wednesday, while acknowledging that the path to New Delhi’s elevation in the body is still not easy and no one country can make it happen.
Avoid border area with Pakistan in Gujarat, Punjab and Rajasthan, says new Canadian travel advisory for India
The meeting took place on the sidelines of the first-ever US-Pacific Island Country Summit hosted by the Biden administration in what is seen as a belated recognition that China has stolen a march in strengthening ties in the region.
India, China expressing concern about Ukraine war reflective of global worries, says US Secretary Antony Blinken
The global Indian is an excellent example of how one can connect with India through many of these dimensions at the same time, he said in his message on Wednesday.
Indian American Congressman Ro Khanna introduces standalone bill in US House for CAATSA waiver to India
US Congress could consider whether or not to condition US aid to India on improvements in human rights, civil liberties
Treasury Deputy Secretary Wally Adeyemo will travel to Mumbai and New Delhi for meetings that include Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s office, the finance ministry, the Reserve Bank of India, and the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.
Surveillance video shows a person thrashing a statue of Mahatma Gandhi with a sledgehammer on Tuesday, before smashing the head off and toppling it over, according to cbsnews.com. Minutes later, a group of six stomp on it and take turns hammering the statue before taking off, the report said.
India and US did more than any other country in fight against Covid-19, says top White House health official
“I can’t think of two nations that have done more to vaccinate and protect their own populations, and to donate and support and vaccinate and protect the world than India and the United States,” Dr Ashish Jha said in his remarks at a reception hosted by India’s ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu
US President Joe Biden on Sunday congratulated India on 75 years of independence and said the United States and India were “indispensable partners” that would continue to work together to address global challenges in the years ahead.