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‘No structural reason’ ... trade deal can happen ‘pretty quickly’: Ross

Ross indicated the US would not change its stance towards trade practices it found to be “unfair”, but also said the Trump administration expected it to be “a lot easier to take decisive action” towards a trade deal between the two countries now that the Prime Minister had been re-elected.

Discussed with Rajnath Singh future steps needed for working together more closely: US Defence Secretery

Mark Esper and Rajnath Singh are likely to meet in Washington DC later this year as part of the '2+2' India-US dialogue. They will be joined by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for the strategic talks.


Skirt trade wars

India should focus, instead, on reviving exports. Integration into global production chains should be given primacy.

Pompeo, Wilbur Ross to address this year's India Ideas Summit in Washington

While Pompeo is expected to lay the ground work for India-US relationship during Modi's second term, Ross in his key note is likely to address the economic and trade aspect of the bilateral ties.

Two US senators urge India to soften data localisation stance

The letter comes as relations between Washington and New Delhi are strained over multiple issues, including an Indo-Russian defence contract, Indian tariffs on electronics and other items, and India's push to purchase oil from Iran despite upcoming US sanctions.

Donald Trump has neglected relationship with India, says former US diplomat

"The future is very bright for both countries, but the United States must fully prioritise and expertly execute on this relationship," former US ambassador to India Tim Roemer said.


May 25, 1978, Forty Years Ago: Fernandes Case

On May 25, 1978, Justice Shah rejected an application filed by counsel for four Karnataka police officers seeking a short adjournment of the inquiry into the alleged illegal detention and torture of Lawrence Fernandes, brother of George Fernandes.

US announces GSP eligibility review of India

The GSP is the largest and oldest US trade preference programme and is designed to promote economic development by allowing duty-free entry for thousands of products from designated beneficiary countries.

America has great opportunity to improve capability of India's defence forces, says US commander

In 2016, India was designated as Major Defence partner by the then Obama Administration, which the Trump administration continued with in 2017.

India has become a key player in Indo-Pacific region: US Diplomat

Nisha Desai Biswal's remarks come just ahead of the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's to the US this week.

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US Recognizes India As Strategic Partner In Maintaining World Peace: Ami Bera

Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera said that the United State increasingly recognizes India as a vital and strategic partner in maintaining peace across the world. Bera added that having an ally with a shared value of democracy is always a good thing.