Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicAntony Blinken

Topic: Antony Blinken

India, US reaffirm ‘democratic traditions’, ties as Blinken sends message to China from Delhi

US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken sent a strong message to Beijing during his maiden visit to New Delhi Wednesday by meeting Ngodup Dongchung, representative of the Dalai Lama.

Blinken holds talks with NSA Doval on ways to take India-US ties to next level

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is on a visit to India with an extensive agenda featuring the security situation in Afghanistan and boosting Indo-Pacific engagement among others.

Commitment to democratic values bedrock of US-India bilateral relationship, says Blinken

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who is on a two-day India visit, made these remarks while speaking to the civil society leaders Wednesday, ahead of his meeting with PM Modi.

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrives in India on 2-day visit to boost bilateral ties

Blinken's visit that commenced Tuesday is also aimed at discussing Afghanistan's security situation and cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region under Quad.

Blinken can clear air on India’s Af-Pak dilemma, but Modi-Jaishankar need the Middle Path

Even if the US is looking at the cases of sedition and infringement of freedoms under Modi govt, it will hardly seek to antagonise India. For the moment, Modi’s China gamble has paid off.

‘Proud of achievements in democracy, human rights’ — India will tell Blinken on ‘US concerns’

During his visit to India, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is expected to raise with Jaishankar and PM Modi the Biden administration’s ‘concerns on human rights and democracy’.

US Secretary of State Blinken will meet PM Modi on his maiden India visit next week

A wide range of issues including cooperation on Covid response efforts & regional security interests are on the agenda for discussion, as per the state department spokesperson.

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken likely to visit India next week

The focus of the visit would be to prepare grounds for an in-person summit of leaders of the Quad grouping comprising India, Japan, Australia and the US in Washington later this year.

India hopes for vaccine supply boost after Jaishankar’s talks in US on supply chain, indemnity

During his 5-day trip to New York and Washington DC, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met key officials of Biden administration to strengthen Quad framework.

US Secretary of State Blinken reaffirms Biden’s commitment to deepen India-US ties

Antony Blinken and EAM S Jaishankar discussed a broad range of issues, including Covid relief, Quad, climate change, and multilateral cooperation.

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


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Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.