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Obama visit to 'elevate' India-US relationship White House

Obama visit to ‘elevate’ India-US relationship: White House

WASHINGTON: Describing the unprecedented second visit of US President Barack Obama to India as “game changing” the White House has said the Obama-Modi meeting would “elevate the nature of the… Read more »

Terrorists functioning with impunity in parts of Pakistan WH

Terrorists functioning with impunity in parts of Pakistan: US

WASHINGTON: A number of terror groups are functioning with impunity in parts of Pakistan, the White House today said, as it stated that the US values counter- terrorism co-operation with… Read more »

'Regional trade to be high on agenda for Obama's India trip'

‘Regional trade to be high on agenda for Obama’s India trip’

WASHINGTON: Regional trade is likely to be “near the top” of the agenda during President Barack Obama’s India trip as expanding trade ties within the region can be a “game-changer”,… Read more »

Obama India visit a seminal moment for bilateral ties US

Obama India visit a ‘seminal moment’ for bilateral ties: US

WASHINGTON: Describing the upcoming India visit of President Barack Obama as a “seminal moment” for bilateral ties, the US has said it sends a “very important” message to the world… Read more »

US looking to elevate trade ties with India

US looking to elevate trade ties with India

WASHINGTON: Having set an ambitious goal to increase bilateral trade from USD 100 to USD 500 billion, the US hopes that the upcoming India trip of US President Barack Obama… Read more »

India represents future of US engagement White House

India represents future of US engagement: White House

WASHINGTON: The US is keen to work with India on security, political and economic issues and President Barack Obama’s visit represents the future of American engagement with a strong player… Read more »

Obama vows to hunt terrorists, seeks new war powers

Obama vows to hunt terrorists, seeks new war powers

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama today vowed to relentlessly hunt down terrorists from Pakistan to the streets of Paris and called on Congress to approve new war powers against Islamic… Read more »

India and US agree to collaborate on Digital India initiative

India and US agree to collaborate on Digital India initiative

WASHINGTON: India and the US have agreed to collaborate on implementing the ambitious Digital India initiative ahead of American President Barack Obama’s Republic Day visit to New Delhi. During the… Read more »

Kerry has instituted follow-ups on IndiaUS official

Kerry has instituted follow-ups on India:US official

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry had a “very successful” India trip and has instituted follow up mechanisms on the country to strengthen ties, a top Obama Administration official… Read more »

Fast-paced engagement is real story of Indo-US ties expert

Fast-paced engagement is real story of Indo-US ties: expert

WASHINGTON: The real story in the Indo-US relationship is the pace and nature of engagement between the two countries after Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power last year, a… Read more »

We came to US to become Americans not Indian-Americans Jindal

We came to US to become Americans not Indian-Americans: Jindal

WASHINGTON: Asserting that he didn’t believe in hyphenated identities, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has said that his parents came to the US from India four decades ago to become Americans… Read more »

India may buy drones from elsewhere if US does not actSenator

India may buy drones from elsewhere if US does not act:Senator

WASHINGTON: An influential American Senator has warned the Obama Administration that India may go ahead and buy unmanned aerial aircraft from other countries if the US does not act on… Read more »

US slaps sanctions against Dawood Ibrahim''s brother

US slaps sanctions against Dawood Ibrahim”s brother

WASHINGTON: The US today slapped sanctions against two Indians, including a brother of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, and a Pakistan-based paper company for their ties with D Company. Designation of… Read more »

Islamist radicals at war with US Tulsi Gabbard

Islamist radicals at war with US: Tulsi Gabbard

WASHINGTON: Islamist radicals are at war with the US and the Obama Administration has refused to recognise the “enemy”, America’s first-ever Hindu lawmaker Tulsi Gabbard has said. “What is so… Read more »

US court throws out lawsuit against Modi in Gujarat riots case

US court throws out lawsuit against Modi in Gujarat riots case

NEW YORK: A US court here has dismissed a lawsuit filed against Prime Minister Narendra Modi by a rights group for his alleged role in the 2002 communal riots in… Read more »

US designates Maulana Fazlullah as global terrorist

US designates Maulana Fazlullah as global terrorist

WASHINGTON: The US today designated Maulana Fazlullah, the chief of Pakistani Taliban, as a global terrorist and slapped sanctions against him. Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) had claimed responsibility for the December… Read more »

'India should use low oil prices to put fiscal house in order'

‘India should use low oil prices to put fiscal house in order’

WASHINGTON: The sharp decline in global crude oil prices gives India a rare “window of opportunity” to put its fiscal house in order and carry out the much-needed economic reforms… Read more »

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Expanded meeting with the US President Barack Obama, at the White House, in Washington DC on September 30

Indo-US ties back on track

WASHINGTON: Indo-US relations were back on track in 2014 after overcoming major hiccups and bilateral ties are set for a big boost with President Barack Obama slated to make a… Read more »

Obama praises troops as US marks end of war in Afghanistan

Obama praises troops as US marks end of war in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: The longest war in American history has come to a “responsible conclusion” with the withdrawal US and NATO combat forces from Afghanistan, US President Barack Obama has said but… Read more »

Deadly 'near-misses' in spycraft history led to 2611

Deadly ‘near-misses’ in spycraft history led to 26/11

NEW YORK: The 26/11 Mumbai attacks happened as a result of one of the “most devastating near-misses in the history of spycraft” in which the US, British and Indian spy… Read more »