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US India relations


Trump is reducing US intervention around the world. Delhi needs to come to terms with these profound changes

February 18, 2020 10:45 am

Delhi needs to unlearn some of the assumptions about US policy as it prepares to host Trump next week. While the diaspora is important and could be of some value in dealing with Trump, it can’t override the deeper forces animating American politics.

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

October 04, 2019 6:03 am

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

August 29, 2019 4:48 pm

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

June 20, 2019 12:21 am

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

June 01, 2019 10:56 am

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

October 13, 2018 7:59 pm

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

September 05, 2018 9:51 am

"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

May 24, 2018 11:31 pm

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

April 13, 2018 10:12 am

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

February 15, 2018 9:28 am

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