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Art of the deal

India-US dialogue shows a US more willing to address Delhi’s concerns, an India less diffident about transactional diplomacy

Where India figures in Americans’ feelings

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.


2+2 dialogue: India-US sign key defence deal, talk visa and terror

While there are more than 50 bilateral dialogue mechanisms between the two governments, this is the highest level of engagement after the summit-level engagement between the Prime Minister and the US President.

2+2 dialogue: Mike Pompeo arrives for talks after pushing Pakistan on terror

Ahead of the 2+2 dialogue, sources in Delhi said that from the Indian perspective, counter-terrorism is “obviously important”. 

India, US trade officials stick to positions ahead of 2+2 dialogue

US Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Gilbert Kaplan claimed fundamentally, its trade policies have not changed and stressed on the need for reciprocity, saying the lack of it has resulted in decisions which may be considered as adverse.

Import of dual-use tech from US: Curbs set to be eased, India in select club

With this, the Indian defence industry can get licenses to import sensitive US dual-use items and technology. Sources said that this is applicable to not only sale of equipment, but also to their manufacture in India.


India a 'huge priority' for US: Top US diplomat

"Whether it's through defence cooperation and other means, basically there's a recognition that India is a force for good in the world. India has deep and shared values with the US,” Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia Tom Vajda said.

India hopeful of resolving both Iranian and Russian sanctions issue: Indian ambassador to US

Referring to a series of recent topics, including the Iranian sanctions under which India is required to stop its import of oil from Iran by November 4, Navtej Singh Sarna said none of these were issues over which one can lose sleep.

India-US Trade meet: ‘India won’t retaliate if US gives duty relief’

The obvious positive outcome that New Delhi wants is an exemption from the Trump administration’s move to tax steel and aluminium supplies from India.

US team of experts in Delhi to discuss key military agreement

The US had granted India the status of a ‘Major Defence Partner’ in 2016 but no tangible benefits on military technology front have come to New Delhi so far.