Pentagon notifies Congress of proposed sale of missile to India

The Pentagon has notified the US Congress about its decision to sell anti-ship Harpoon missiles to India at an estimated cost of USD 200 million arguing that it will strengthen India-US strategic relationship and improve security of an important partner.

More US lawmakers seek joint address to Congress by Modi

Three top US lawmakers have asked the Congressional leadership to invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address a joint session of the US Congress when he visits Washington at the invitation of President Barack Obama.

India welcomes Congress backing for Sikhs in US military

India has welcomed the move by over 100 US lawmakers asking Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel to allow Sikhs to serve in the American armed forces with their articles of faith such as turbans and beard.

Indian-American lawyer in race for Congressional seat

An Indian-American patent lawyer, vying for a congressional seat in the Silicon Valley, has been endorsed by top executives from technology giants like Google.

Al Qaeda threat has become `hydra-headed`: US

The threat posed by al Qaeda has now become "hydra-headed", as its affiliates have become stronger in North Africa and the Middle East, while its leaders in the Af-Pak region continue to drive it spiritually, top US officials said.

Indian American introduces US government reform agenda

Amidst widespread frustration surrounding the US shutdown and reckless brinkmanship over the debt limit, an Indian-American leader has introduced a vision of bold government reform agenda.

US to sell 145 howitzer guns to India in $885 mn deal

The United States proposes to sell India 145 M777 155mm Light-Weight Towed Howitzer field guns to India in a $885 million deal as part of the growing India-US strategic partnership, the Pentagon, the US defence department, announced.

American Sikh Caucus will focus on domestic civil rights: Ami Bera

Ami Bera is the only Indian-American Congressman in the US House of Representatives.

US allocates $14.6 bn for military intelligence

The Pentagon has said its military intelligence budget for the fiscal 2014 is USD 14.6 billion.

Crowley launches major effort to track Sikh, Hindu hate crimes

Congressman Joe Crowley has launched a major effort among lawmakers asking the Department of Justice and the FBI to track hate crimes committed against Sikhs, Hindus and Arab Americans.

US Congress approves sale of C17 to India

The US Congress has cleared
the sale of C-17 Globemaster III strategic aircraft for India,
ahead of the crucial Cabinet-level Strategic Dialogue between
the two countries.