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Chinese cyber attack: US Congressman urges Biden admin to stand by India

March 02, 2021 8:59 am

"The US must stand by our strategic partner and condemn China's dangerous cyber-attack on India's grid, which forced hospitals to go on generators in the midst of a pandemic," Congressman Frank Pallone said in a tweet on Monday.

Memo: India key to US plan in Indo-Pacific, counter to China

January 14, 2021 12:29 pm

The paper outlines a strategy based on the assumption that a “strong India, in cooperation with like-minded countries, would act as a counterbalance to China”, and that New Delhi’s “preferred partner on security issues” is Washington.

Outgoing US Ambassador Kenneth I Juster: '4 years of ambition, achievement... US-India ties strong, positive'

January 08, 2021 5:44 pm

The number of visas issued is 65,000, plus another 20,000 for people who have Master’s degrees. That has not changed at all, said Kenneth Juster.

Despite Trump’s exit, belief in a benevolent US as leader of the ‘free world’ lies in tatters

December 24, 2020 8:56 am

What 2020 has indubitably established is that the US is altered forever and cannot simply pick up from where, as decent people fondly imagine, it veered off, forgetful of its supposed mission to serve as a beacon of light to the world.

Former envoy to US Arun Singh is Expert at Explained tomorrow

December 11, 2020 1:53 am

Arun Singh, India’s Ambassador in Washington DC through 2015-16 and before that as the Deputy Chief of Mission from October 2008 to April 2013, saw the workings of the Obama Administration closely.

2+2 meeting: Eye on China, India-US raise defence cooperation

October 28, 2020 6:03 am

While the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA) is one of the highlights in the outcome of the meeting, these smaller but important understandings are expected to strengthen defence cooperation between the two countries.

Indo-US 2+2 meeting: Act immediately on terror, Pakistan told

October 28, 2020 6:57 am

The leaders also discussed their shared interest in promoting a sovereign, peaceful, united, democratic, inclusive, stable and secure Afghanistan, including support for an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process, the statement said.

Pompeo, Esper to visit Delhi next week for India-US 2+2 dialogue

October 22, 2020 7:12 am

The Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement that India will be hosting the third India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue on October 27 in New Delhi.

Malabar exercise: US wants Quad to be ‘more regularised’, China ‘notices’ it

October 21, 2020 7:41 am

China gave a measured response, stating that it has “noticed” the development and believes that military cooperation between countries “should be conducive to regional peace and stability”, while Japan welcomed the development.

Stephen Biegun sets stage for 2+2 meet; likely later this month

October 15, 2020 1:16 am

The Indo-US 2+2 ministerial between Foreign and Defence ministers of both countries are likely to take place in New Delhi on October 26 and 27, sources said.