Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicUS-India relations

Topic: US-India relations

US warns India of ‘significant and long-term’ consequences if it aligns with Russia

President Biden’s top economic adviser Brian Deese said US have been disappointed by both China and India’s decisions, in the context of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

America stands with India against Chinese intimidation, US says

US State Dept spokesman Ned Price comments come after China deputed a PLA officer, who was involved in the Galwan valley clash, as a torchbearer for the Beijing Winter Olympics.

India lies in tough neighbourhood, will boost its capacity to secure borders: US envoy nominee

Eric Garcetti, currently serving as the Mayor of Los Angeles, says he will 'double down' on US efforts to strengthen India’s capacity to defend its sovereignty and deter aggression.

Modi-Biden bilateral meet will strengthen India-US ties, add momentum to Quad: White House

During the first in-person meeting at the White House, the two leaders are expected to discuss Afghanistan situation and ways to fight terrorism together.

How US defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld kept India-Pakistan peace after 2001 Parliament attack

George W. Bush's Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, who passed away Tuesday, played a decisive role in India-Pakistan relations during the period of Operation Parakram of 2001.

US undecided on how many vaccine doses India will get out of 80 million announced by Biden

US State Department official Gayle E. Smith says India is a ‘major priority’ for US but can’t say what allocation of vaccine doses per country will be.

CEOs of 40 US companies pledge support to India’s Covid fight, create global task force

The task force during its meeting Monday committed to get 20,000 oxygen concentrators to India in the next few weeks, said Deloitte CEO Puneet Renjen.

Climate partnership to be ‘core pillar’ of US-India cooperation, says Biden

The US-India Climate and Clean Energy Agenda 2030 Partnership includes deploying 450 gigawatts of renewable power to meet the goals of the landmark Paris Agreement.

US Defence Secretary urged to discuss rights issues, Russian S-400 sale during India visit

Lloyd Austin, the first US defence secretary to include India on his maiden foreign trip, is scheduled to meet Rajnath Singh, Jaishankar and Ajit Doval from 19 to 21 March.

The 3 foundational agreements with US and what they mean for India’s military growth

Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement, the last of the key foundational agreements between India & US, was signed Tuesday. LEMOA was signed in 2016 and COMCASA in 2018.

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Finally, this is a Rahul Gandhi that India can relate to

Bharat Jodo Yatra has shown Indians the real Rahul Gandhi, a leader who walks among his people, and not the caricature created by BJP and TV news media.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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