Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicIndo-US relations

Topic: Indo-US relations

US ‘concerned’ over India’s Covid crisis, says will ‘rapidly deploy additional support’

Biden administration has been under pressure from think tanks to ease restrictions on items needed by India to manufacture Covid vaccines.

US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin to visit India this month, Indo-Pacific talks on agenda

The visit will take place keeping in mind Joe Biden govt’s larger foreign policy focus in which Indo-Pacific initiative plays a key role & hence Llyod’s deepening of ties with India is important.

Special forces, capacity-building, Indo-Pacific — how India-US ties will grow in coming days

India and US, which concluded the third 2+2 dialogue Tuesday, are expected to undertake a more collaborative effort in coming months and years in the Indo-Pacific.

Will the spectacle of Trump visit without a trade deal boost India-US ties?

Five days ahead of US President Donald Trump’s visit to India, he has said that “the big (trade) deal” is being saved for “later”.

Ahead of Modi-Trump meet, a look at eight ongoing trade issues between US and India

From 1999 to 2018, trade between US and India surged from $16 billion to $142 billion. But the relationship is marred by disagreements on several issues.

US, India unlikely to finalise deal on Iranian oil imports

The US government has already given India a deadline for ending oil imports from Iran before November. 

Curtailing immigration to the US would hurt the country, says top strategist Richard Haass

Haass says Indian immigrants are important to US economy, and hopes the Indian govt will raise the issue of H-1B visas with the US.

Obama’s bold Indo-US equation

New Delhi's challenge now is to grow a confident belief in this new India-US equal status where we need to give as we take.

On Camera

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Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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