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Sikh group launches White House online petition against Modi

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 19:33

A New York-based Sikh rights group, which had earlier campaigned against Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh, has launched an online petition campaign urging President Barack Obama to cancel invitation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the 2002 communal riots in Gujarat.

Kerry makes mic gaffe on Gaza

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 19:55

US Secretary of State John Kerry appeared to criticise Israel in candid remarks caught on an open microphone between television interviews.

Two soldiers killed fighting for Israel were US citizens

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 16:25

Two American men were among the 13 Israeli soldiers killed in the conflict in Gaza on Sunday, the US State Department said, the bloodiest day of the conflict, in which about 100 Palestinians were also killed.

Woods expecting to be selected in US Ryder Cup team

Woods expecting to be selected in US Ryder Cup team

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 12:42

Former World No.1 Tiger Woods is of the opinion that he deserves a place in the United States Ryder Cup team despite a disappointing display at the Open Championship and his recent injury problems.

Lawmakers still questioning Afghanistan drawdown

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 00:51

The Afghan election crisis and unravelling of Iraq have lawmakers and regional allies thinking President Barack Obama should rethink his decision to withdraw virtually all US troops from Afghanistan by the close of 2016.

US to help Andhra Pradesh in stepping up financial, infra growth

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 00:03

US has agreed to extend its support by sharing knowledge and introducing global practices to help Andhra Pradesh accelerate financial and infrastructural growth.

India, US, Japan to participate in Malabar naval exercise

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 09:57

In an effort to strengthen the trilateral cooperation, Japan will participate in this year`s Malabar naval exercise to be held at the end of this month, with India and the US.

Modi for ambitious India-US strategic partnership: McCain

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 08:40

A top American lawmaker has said Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to focus India-US partnership on an ambitious strategic agenda.

US can play key role to help India address challenges: Biswal

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 17:52

Ahead of visits by top American diplomats to bolster economic and strategic ties with the new Indian government, the US has said it can play a key role to help India address challenges in priority areas such as defence, infrastructure and foreign investment.

US officials hail Narendra Modi`s steps to firm up ties with neighbours

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 10:44

Lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s steps to improve ties with SAARC countries, top US officials, eminent South Asia experts and lawmakers have said he has shown firm commitment towards strengthening India`s relations with its neighbours, including Pakistan.

US imposes tough sanctions on Russia

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 06:55

The US has slapped additional tough sanctions on Russia`s financial services and energy sectors for the failure of Moscow to taken enough steps to address the volatile political situation in Ukraine.

US team in Iraq sends its draft assessment: Pentagon

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 10:20

The US military team in Iraq has sent its draft assessment of the current situation in the strife-torn country, a significant part of which has been captured by Islamic militants, Pentagon spokesperson has said.