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SpiceJet to fly to United States; shares surge over 5%

July 23, 2020 1:58 pm

Shares of SpiceJet were trading at Rs 49.90, up 5.16 per cent over its previous close on the BSE.

Former NSA Bolton’s book raises questions about US commitment to India's national security

June 29, 2020 9:04 am

India’s priorities and national security concerns have not changed in these past two decades. The elements that shaped the US-India relationship in the first decade of this century remain the defining ones even today.

Rap to India on religious freedom: Visas denied to teams advising US Congress

June 11, 2020 11:19 am

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said this in a letter on June 1 to BJP MP Nishikant Dubey, who had raised the observations made by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), in Parliament in December 2019.

Possibility of US sanctions on India remain on table: top diplomat

May 21, 2020 1:46 pm

Last year, India made the first tranche of payment of around USD 800 million to Russia for the missile systems. The S-400 is known as Russia's most advanced long-range surface-to-air missile defence system.

US approves sale of missile, torpedoes worth $155 million to India

April 14, 2020 8:59 am

"India will use the enhanced capability as a deterrent to regional threats and to strengthen its homeland defense. India will have no difficulty absorbing this equipment into its armed forces," the Pentagon said.

Ivanka, Jared Kushner to accompany Donald Trump, Melania to India

February 21, 2020 1:47 pm

Sources told The Indian Express the entire Trump family coming to India, especially Melania and Ivanka traveling together possibly for the first time on an overseas state visit, signals importance given to the India visit by the White House.

Iran-US tensions and the Indian dilemma

February 20, 2020 2:49 pm

Despite everything, the Iran nuclear deal is hanging by a thread, the question being, what implications could this have for India? India would like to expand its economic ties with Iran but tensions between Tehran and Washington are hampering New Delhi's efforts.

'We're not treated very well by India': Donald Trump indicates no major trade deal on card during Delhi visit

February 19, 2020 10:20 am

"We can have a trade deal with India. But I'm really saving the big deal for later," Trump said. His statement clearly indicated that a major bilateral trade deal might not be on the cards this time.

India, US set for a productive 2+2 ministerial dialogue: officials

December 18, 2019 8:25 am

The 2+2 on December 18 comes after a record four meetings between Modi and Trump this year, including the massive joint address by the leaders in Houston in September.

US replaces Kuwait as India's sixth biggest oil supplier

December 11, 2019 5:01 pm

According to data furnished by the oil ministry to parliamentary committee, the US supplied 5.4 million tonnes of crude oil during the first six months of 2019-20. This compared to about 3.1 million tonnes of oil sourced from the US in the same period a year back.