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US Secretary of State Pompeo meets PM Modi, discusses key strategic issues

The US Secretary discussed various aspects of the bilateral relationship to strengthen the India-US strategic partnership with the Prime Minister, ahead of his meeting with US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka.

India wants to have trade deal with US to avoid tariffs: Donald Trump

Donald Trump referred to India in the context of his repeated allegation that other countries have been taking advantage of America in the past.

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2+2 dialogue: Ensure that Iran sanctions don’t hurt us, India tells US

“We told them that we are an energy reliant country, and candidly told them that rapid reduction of oil imports from Iran will impact our economy. We said that our economy should not be impacted by your policies,” a source said.

2+2 dialogue: India to be guided by national interest on Iran, Russia

While New Delhi will urge Washington to keep in mind India’s “strategic relations” with Russia as it asks for a waiver from CAATSA, it will cite “economic challenges” when it comes to rapid reduction of oil imports from Iran.

Where interests meet

Trump’s recalibration of US’s international relations and India’s ambition to play a larger global role fit together

Import of dual-use tech from US: Dual use, multiple benefits

After 1½ years of negotiations, the US has eased controls on high-technology dual-use exports to India, granting exemption under the Strategic Trade Authorisation-1 list. What is the significance of this move?

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India-US Military Communications Pact: US team in Delhi next week, India demands five assurances

As per sources, the biggest roadblock in the negotiations is India’s demand for a clause which explicitly states that Indian sovereign law takes precedence over COMCASA.

India, US likely to hold first tri-services military drill later this year: Official

The three wings of the armed forces of India and the US hold separate military exercises, but this will be the first time that the two countries will have a joint drill of their Army, Air Force and the Navy.

Postponement of 2+2 dialogue not related to bilateral ties: US

“Our relationship will mark a new milestone when the US and India conduct the first ever 2+2 dialogue. The time and location are being rescheduled now. It will happen soon," US embassy said in a statement

US lawmakers advocate strong ties with India

The H-1B visa, the most popular among Indian IT professionals, is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.

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