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India, US hold foreign secretary-level talks; review regional, global issues

July 07, 2020 8:54 pm

The White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said Tuesday that the US military "will continue to stand strong" in a conflict between India and China or anywhere else.

Religious Freedom reports have little say in US state department policies

June 16, 2020 9:06 am

External Ministry's response to USCIRF and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation show that they are inconsequential in the framing or conduct of India’s policies.

Denied visa by Indian govt, US Congress advisory body says why no confidence to allow visit

June 13, 2020 7:27 am

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar first revealed the denial of visas to USCIRF teams, in a letter on June 1 to BJP MP Nishikant Dubey. Speaking in Parliament in December 2019, Dubey had raised observations made by USCIRF against India.

US increasingly preferred by Indians over China: Report

February 21, 2020 2:53 am

Asked to choose between the US and China for important economic ties, the US has consistently been chosen by roughly 60 per cent respondents since 2014, and those choosing China slashed in half — from 14 to 7 per cent — in 2019.

Second 2+2 India-US dialogue on December 18

December 13, 2019 2:26 am

The Indian side will be represented by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, MEA's official spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said.

First amphibious Indo-US joint exercise starts in Vizag today

November 13, 2019 5:35 am

Although it is a Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) exercise, defence sources said there will be exercises for a “limited threat scenario” as well.

Preferential trade status under GSP for India should continue: IACC

July 18, 2019 3:56 am

The key products/industries that will be majorly impacted include dairy products, items of gold or silver, chemical products, engineering sector and textile goods, participants at a roundtable said here on Wednesday.

No locus standi: MEA on US state dept report on religious freedom

June 24, 2019 1:43 am

The BJP had reacted strongly to the report on Saturday, saying that it “shows clear bias against the Modi government and BJP”. Drawing on the slogan “sabka saath, sabka vikas,” the party said that its “mega-schemes” have cut across castes and religion.

India, US work towards signing 2 more defence pacts

June 14, 2019 1:50 am

Pentagon had already submitted a draft ISA to the Defence Ministry and sources said that a positive response is expected from India.

Where India figures in Americans’ feelings

September 13, 2018 11:14 am

Conducted between July 30 and August 12, the survey asked 4,581 American adults for their feelings towards 10 other countries on a “feeling thermometer” ranging from 0 to 100. A rating of 51 or higher is “warm”; a rating below 50 is “cold”; a rating of 50 is neutral.