India US Ties

DNA Exclusive: 20 Indo-Americans in Joe Biden's team, India is becoming soft power in US politics?

In DNA on Tuesday, Zee News Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary speaks on US President-elect Joe Biden and the importance of India in the politics of America. With the oath ceremony of Biden, a new story of Indo-US friendship will be etched. During the era of Barack Obama, Joe Biden supported India on many issues including the 2008 nuclear deal. Biden's tough stand against terror is considered to be good for India, Indian professionals and students can benefit from Biden's policy on immigration, he can support India against China and India can benefit from this.

Jan 20, 2021, 00:28 AM IST

EAM Jaishankar, US State Secretary Mike Pompeo meet in Tokyo amid COVID crisis

This is the first such meet between Jaishankar and Pompeo after the India-China tensions broke out this year. Both countries have seen increased convergencies on several issues, from security to Indo Pacific.

Oct 06, 2020, 10:33 AM IST

India ready to sign initial limited trade package, up to US to move ahead: Piyush Goyal

Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday asserted that India is ready to sign an initial limited trade package with the US, adding that it is up to the US to move ahead. Addressing the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) through a virtual conference, Goyal said so while speaking on the issue of a trade agreement between the US and India.

Sep 02, 2020, 00:09 AM IST

In milestone year, A-bomb survivor Terumi Tanaka keeps up fight for nuclear disarmament

Terumi Tanaka was 13 when a U.S. warplane dropped a plutonium bomb on the southern Japanese city of Nagasaki, on Aug. 9, 1945. Sitting at home with a book that morning, Tanaka knew instantly when his surroundings turned a blinding bright white that the massive boom was not one of the air raids he had gotten accustomed to in the waning days of World War Two.

Aug 04, 2020, 00:41 AM IST

Why AH-64E Apache and MH-60 Romeo helicopters are important for Indian armed forces

The MH-60 Romeo is considered one of the world's finest Multirole Helicopters and the Indian Navy has been waiting for such a helicopter for more than a decade.

Feb 25, 2020, 23:43 PM IST

US approves sale of Integrated Air Defence Weapon System to India

This step will strengthen and support the foreign policy between both the countries.

Feb 10, 2020, 23:39 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi calls Donald Trump's presence at 'Howdy, Modi' event 'a watershed moment in India-US ties'

PM Modi took to Twitter lauding the US President and called him "a steadfast friend of India and the Indian community", adding that his presence indicates his "respect towards India and the Indian diaspora". The PM also tweeted several pictures from the event calling them "moments from Houston that will always remain a part of my memory". He thanked the people and admired the programmes in the event.

Sep 23, 2019, 11:04 AM IST

Donald Trump talks to Narendra Modi and Imran Khan, asks them to 'work towards reducing tension in Kashmir'

A statement released by the White House with regard to their conversation said that the US “President conveyed the importance of maintaining peace in the region”.

Aug 20, 2019, 07:36 AM IST

As India rules out Trump's claim on Kashmir, US official says 'President doesn't make things up'

Trump's Chief Economic Advisor said that it is on the US President and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to elaborate on the issue.

Jul 24, 2019, 10:32 AM IST

India tells US it is guided by national interest on S-400 missile defence deal

External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar conveyed this to his US counterpart Mike Pompeo during an extensive bilateral meeting in the national capital.

Jun 26, 2019, 17:30 PM IST

US official says Mike Pompeo's India visit aims to deepen ties between both countries: Here is the full text

A senior State Department official in a conference call was giving a preview of Pompeo's India visit which is the first highest level visit from a Trump administration official after Prime Minister Modi was sworn in for his second term in May.

Jun 22, 2019, 07:58 AM IST

US asks India to scrap S-400 Triumf missile deal with Russia or risk CAATSA sanctions

Speaking on India's S-400 defence missile deal with Russia, a senior State Department official said in a conference call on Friday that this was the time when the US will be encouraging India to look at alternatives.

Jun 22, 2019, 07:22 AM IST

India imposes higher customs duty in 28 US products

The move will hurt American exporters of these 28 items as they will have to pay higher duties, making those items costlier in the Indian market.

Jun 15, 2019, 23:16 PM IST

US lawmakers urge Trump administration to not end India's trade privileges

A decision to scrap the trade privilege comes as President Donald Trump has vowed to cut the US trade deficit and repeatedly called out India for high tariffs. 

May 04, 2019, 00:41 AM IST

Narendra Modi, Donald Trump discuss trade, cooperation in Afghanistan

The US has slapped tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium from India, part of Trump's drive to reduce the US trade deficit and boost American manufacturing jobs.

Jan 08, 2019, 06:33 AM IST

US sanctions aimed at affecting India-Russia defence ties, says Russian Ambassador to India Nikolay Kudashev

The ambassador has said the US is looking to replace Russia as India's largest defence supplier.

Jul 21, 2018, 20:29 PM IST

In a first, US offers India armed version of Guardian drone

If the deal comes to fruition, it would be the first time Washington has sold a large armed drone to a country outside the NATO alliance.

Jul 18, 2018, 21:27 PM IST

Why the US does not want India to buy Russian S-400 Triumf missiles

SA-21 Growler), the United States can use the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) to stop the defence agreement.

Jul 17, 2018, 18:57 PM IST

After Donald Trump's Pakistan remark, Subramanian Swamy calls for stronger India-US relations

India should be very clear that if we want to deal with Pakistan, we have to have the support of the United States and Israel, said the senior BJP leader.

Jan 02, 2018, 08:21 AM IST