Wednesday, 19 January, 2022
TopicIndia-US partnership

Topic: India-US partnership

India can leverage economic partnership with US if it addresses domestic bottlenecks

India’s economic engagement with the US can be assessed along five dimensions — trade, migration, capital flows, technology, and standards and regulations.

Ladakh didn’t work out for China. It will now drive a wedge between Quad partners

Small doses of military tensions coupled with actions aimed to debilitate the Indian economy should be expected.

Defence sales to India shows commitment to security, sovereignty, says US

State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said the US has authorised over $20 billion in defence sales to India, which shows commitment to a strategic partnership.

India, US reaffirm strategic partnership at bilateral meeting of UN Security Council envoys

US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield met India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti and agreed to work together to strengthen multilateralism.

No blanket waiver of CAATSA sanctions for buying Russian/Chinese arms, but India safe, says US

Earlier this week, US imposed sanctions on NATO ally Turkey for buying Russian S-400 missiles in 2017. India ordered the same system in 2018.

Malabar naval exercise begins as India, Australia, Japan, US kick-off Phase 1 off Vizag coast

The Malabar naval exercise, which began in 1992 as an India-US one, sees the participation of Australia for the first time in 13 years.

The troika of India-US pacts should not be over-hyped. Pakistan tells why

Islamabad thought that the bilateral defence pact signed with US would compel Washington to aid them in war with India, but it was just an Executive Agreement.

With a message for Pakistan and China, India & US conclude 2+2 talks, vow to deepen ties

The biggest takeaway from the talks was the signing of BECA, a key defence pact that will enable India to avail of US expertise on geospatial intelligence.

China discussed at length as Jaishankar meets US counterpart Pompeo on eve of 2+2 talks

Issues concerning H-1B visa were also discussed at Jaishankar’s meeting with Mike Pompeo. India and US will be signing a key defence pact, BECA, at the third round of 2+2 talks Tuesday.

India & US agree on deeper cooperation in Indo-Pacific as Rajnath meets Mark Esper

The hour-long meeting between Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his US counterpart Mark Esper came a day before the bilateral 2+2 ministerial dialogue in Delhi.

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.