Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicIndia-US partnership

Topic: India-US partnership

With US or Russia? India-US strategic partnership hit by Delhi’s abstentions in UN over Ukraine

Quad leaders are scheduled to meet virtually Thursday evening after India once again abstained from voting to punish Russia, this time in the UN General Assembly.

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.

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(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
A file image of an Indian rupee note | Illustration: Thomas White/Reuters

Modi govt cuts planned borrowing to Rs 14.21 lakh crore for second half of FY23

Centre plans to borrow Rs 5.92 lakh crore in October-March period, compared with Rs 8.29 lakh crore of borrowing in the first half of the fiscal year that will end on September.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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