June 03, 2022 8:18 am
India previously rejected the US religious freedom report, saying it sees no locus standi for a foreign government to pronounce on the state of its citizens' constitutionally protected rights.
April 14, 2022 7:43 am
Pawar was reacting to a statement made by Blinken on Tuesday, who said that Washington was “monitoring some recent concerning developments” in India, including “a rise in human rights abuses by some government, police, and prison officials”.
April 13, 2022 8:25 am
S Jaishankar said the first foreign music album that he heard was 1959 American album called The Hitmakers.
April 13, 2022 8:57 am
Not concealing the divergence in view on Russia and its war in Ukraine, the US and India sent clear signals of a willingness to understand each other’s position given their “shared values” and a partnership deepening when there is “so much more going on in the world today”.
April 12, 2022 2:31 pm
"We continue to urge all countries to avoid major new transactions for Russian weapons systems, particularly in light of what Russia is doing to Ukraine," US Secretary of State Antony J Blinken said at a press conference after the India-US 2+2 meeting.
April 13, 2022 1:52 am
After the 2+2 Foreign and Defence ministers meeting, Blinken also announced formation of a “working Group on Education and Skill Training” that is aimed to increase the number of Indian students
April 12, 2022 8:57 am
"China poses a major challenge," Austin said in his opening remarks at the 2+2 ministerial meeting being co-hosted along with his cabinet colleague Secretary of State Tony Blinken for their Indian counterparts Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.
April 12, 2022 7:41 am
Blinken's remarks came days after US Representative Ilhan Omar questioned the alleged reluctance of the US government to criticise PM Narendra Modi's government on human rights.
March 07, 2022 10:02 am
Europe relies on Russia for crude oil and natural gas but has become more open to the idea of banning Russian products in the past 24 hours, a source familiar with the discussions told Reuters on Sunday.
February 11, 2022 6:40 pm
The threat of war in Ukraine and a strengthened alliance between Russia and China were high on the agenda of a meeting in Canberra on Friday among Blinken and his counterparts from India, Japan and Australia.
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