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India, US call on Taliban to adhere to commitments, say Afghan soil mustn't be used to attack any country

September 25, 2021 12:23 pm

In a US-India Joint Leaders' Statement issued after the first in-person bilateral meeting between US President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Washington on Friday, the two leaders underscored the importance of combating terrorism in Afghanistan.

Republicans ask Biden to withdraw 'divisive' proposal to teach more Black history

May 01, 2021 9:42 am

"Young Americans deserve a rigorous understanding of civics and American history. They need to understand both our successes and our failures," the Republican senators wrote in a letter to Education Secretary Miguel Cardona dated April 29.

India does not see logic in US putting it on currency watchlist

April 21, 2021 12:28 pm

Last week, the US Treasury Department put India along with 10 other economies including Singapore, Thailand and Mexico on the "Monitoring List" that it said required close attention to their currency practices.

With Biden at helm, Delhi and Washington can enhance economic, commercial ties

January 06, 2021 6:21 pm

The Biden administration’s tone of engagement may be different from that of the Trump regime, but one must expect continuity in major trade goals

India US ties: Under Biden, less acrimonious trade ties likely; sticking points may remain

November 18, 2020 7:24 am

While Joe Biden's term as president is expected to bring the US back into various multilateral forums, experts aren’t entirely sure what his term could mean for bilateral trade ties.

2+2 dialogue: India, US sign crucial agreement on geo-spatial intelligence

October 27, 2020 10:27 pm

The crucial Indo-US Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA) pertains to geo-spatial intelligence, sharing information on maps and satellite images for defence purposes.

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 Defence Secy meets Rajnath, says India 'central pillar' in US approach in Indo-Pacific

March 20, 2021 6:17 pm

Austin arrived here on Friday on a three-day visit as part of his three-nation first overseas tour that signalled the Biden administration's strong commitment to its relations with its close allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific region.