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Donald Trump administration asked to push for F-16 sale to India

India has launched an effort to expand its combat aircraft fleet and the competition has reportedly narrowed down to Lockheed's F-16 and Saab's Gripen.

Mar 25, 2017, 14:22 PM IST

US Senate approves enhanced military cooperation with India

The Senate bill, as passed, asks the Secretary of Defence to ensure that the India-US co-operation are at a level appropriate to enhance engagement between the militaries of the two countries. 

Jun 16, 2016, 13:24 PM IST

Lawmakers move amendment bill to bolster Indo-US defence ties

The amendment has strong bipartisan support in the House of Representatives, as demonstrated by the fact that the House India Caucus Chairs (Congressmen Holding and Bera) sponsored it along with the Chair and Ranking Member of House Foreign Affairs Committee (Chairman Royce and Ranking Member Engel, respectively).

May 13, 2016, 07:36 AM IST

'Personal chemistry of Barack Obama, Narendra Modi to drive Indo-US ties'

The strong personal chemistry between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi would drive the Indo-US strategic relationship, a top American Senator has said.

Jan 31, 2015, 09:01 AM IST

India may buy drones from elsewhere if US does not act: Senator

An influential American Senator has warned the Obama Administration that India may go ahead and buy unmanned aerial aircraft from other countries if the US does not act on its request in this regard.

Jan 17, 2015, 11:13 AM IST

US Senator hails reformist budget of Modi Govt

A top American Senator has hailed several provisions in the maiden budget of the new Indian Government saying it reflected the willingness of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to tackle some of the regulations that have stifled foreign investment in India.

Jul 11, 2014, 15:23 PM IST

India-US Strategic Dialogue should be held in India: US Senator

A top American Senator has called for holding the next round of India-US Strategic Dialogue in New Delhi this year as against the scheduled venue of Washington, to show a good will gesture towards the new Narendra Modi-led government.

Jun 05, 2014, 06:38 AM IST

India should give greater market access to US firms: Senator

With India approving FDI in multi-brand retail, an influential US Senator Thursday asked New Delhi to take the next steps by providing greater market access to American companies and increasing the FDI cap on insurance and banking sectors.

Dec 14, 2012, 00:13 AM IST