Two top American Senators have appealed to US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter to place special emphasis on India as a "critical ally" so that the two countries could pursue their broad array of strategic interests in the Asia-Pacific region.
A Republican-led US congressional panel has formally asked Hillary Clinton to hand over her private computer server, ramping up scrutiny over her use of a personal e-mail address while secretary of state.
Republicans hammering the Obama administration about nuclear talks with Iran have stepped up their criticism on a second front: accusing President Barack Obama of being so keen to strike a deal that he's ignored Iranian moves to expand its influence across the Middle East.
Several Republican presidential hopefuls crowded into New Hampshire including Jeb Bush, who launched his 2016 debut in the early-primary state Friday to court some of America`s most influential voters.
Making light of a threatening letter to Iran sent by Republican Senators, President Barack Obama has derided the opponents and said that it was “ironic” to see some Congress members forming an “unusual coalition” with Iranian hardliners.
Presumed Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton would comfortably defeat Jeb Bush for president if the two members of their famous US political clans went head to head in 2016, poll results showed Monday.
Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera is confident of winning the Sacramento County seat after gaining more than 1,650 votes over his Republican opponent in the polls, with several thousand ballots still to be counted.
Riding on a wave of seething discontent among voters, coupled by plummeting approval ratings for President Barack Obama, the Republicans romped to victory in US mid-term elections, winning the Senate for the first time in eight years.
After the 25-year-old BJP-Shiv Sena alliance came to an end, both the parties on Thursday appealed to their smaller alliance partners to join hands with them for the forthcoming Maharashtra assembly polls.
Moderate Republican Chris Christie easily won re-election as New Jersey governor, while a conservative Republican popular with the Tea Party movement narrowly lost his bid for the Virginia governorship.