Monday, 23 May, 2022

Topic: India-US

52 Indian illegal immigrants detained in US prison to get access to legal aid

Court order follows lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union alleging the US government was violating the rights of immigration detainees.

Bilateral issues in focus as Nikki Haley set to visit India

Haley's visit comes in the middle of a deteriorating India-US relationship. She will deliver a talk at the Observer Research Foundation.

Kick-started nuclear deal, bowled over by cricket: He’s the US ambassador to India

Kenneth Juster’s Twitter feed, teeming with posts about the sport, are a world away from recent tensions in India-US ties over Trump’s rejection of the Iran nuclear deal, and defence buys from Russia.

Hypocrisies of history

Modi, powered by 282, relative youth and an uncluttered mind, has completed the post-Cold War correction in foreign policy begun by Narasimha Rao.

An unusual traveller

Even New York cabbies take note as Modi drops by. Can he use foreign visits to craft a larger agenda?

Rahul’s yankee rap

Congress vice president's anti-America attack on Modi flies in the face of his family's and world history. It'll find few takers outside of JNU.

Them and US

It would be an error to see in US envoy Richard Holbrooke’s uncharacteristic near-apology a vindication of India’s rising power. It is, though, indicative of the rise of a new & weakening America.

Govt’s one foot, several mouths

It seems that one of our former ministers visited Washington and caused so much confusion because of his pronounced Bengali accent that somebody in...

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.