Saturday, 3 December, 2022
TopicIndia-US

Topic: India-US

India, US trade negotiations to continue, both sides optimistic of reaching a deal ‘soon’

PM Modi met Donald Trump on the UNGA sidelines. But India and US still refuse to give a timeline for the trade deal.

Modi can handle terrorism from Pakistan, he will solve the problem, says Donald Trump

Ahead of Modi meeting, Trump says there'll be trade deal with India soon. US President compares Modi with Elvis Presley, calls him “father of India” for bringing country together.

Ab ki baar Trump sarkar: Modi knows the key to winning in India is winning overseas Indians

Ask not what Narendra Modi can do for overseas Indians, ask what overseas Indians can do for him.

Here’s how US and India can be major defence partners and take lead over Russia and China

Ten policy suggestions for Washington and New Delhi to deepen bilateral defence ties under the Major Defence Partner framework.

Irritants that soured India-US ties — H-1B visa cap, Russian missiles & high tariffs

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s 3-day visit to New Delhi, starting Tuesday, may give India and US a chance to sort out some of the irritants in their ties.

Modi should strengthen ties with the US but not allow Trump to bully India

A robust relationship with the US is central for India. But it cannot be at the expense of India's own interests.

US plays down NASA’s criticism of India’s A-SAT test

NASA called India's A-SAT test a 'terrible thing', claiming it created about 400 pieces of space debris that could damage the ISS.

India & US renew pact to together help develop partner countries in Asia and Africa

The Triangular Cooperation for Global Development pact provides a framework for promoting bilateral cooperation to meet the developmental aspirations of partner countries.

On US Commerce Secretary’s India agenda, ‘pressure’ Delhi to change e-commerce, data policy

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross will be in India from 13-15 February along with a group of American CEOs.

Days after library jibe, Modi & Trump chat on phone, vow to strengthen ties

In the phone call, Donald Trump and Narendra Modi talked about the 2+2 summit, and the delayed Trade Policy Forum.

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh, ThePrint

A road paved with surprises — why Indian economy’s steady course can’t be taken for granted

As the economy recovers from Covid, the lack of employment, a healthcare system in shambles and a poor education system could damage its long-term prospects.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.