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Mike Pompeo Praises External Affairs Minister Jaishankar For Advancing US-India Ties

Jan 06, 2021 PTI

The US Secretary of State also used the #ModiHaitoMumkinHai in the tweet

Seven US Lawmakers Write To Mike Pompeo On Farmers' Protest In India

Dec 25, 2020 PTI

India has called the remarks by foreign leaders and politicians on protests by farmers as "ill-informed" and "unwarranted", asserting that the matter pertains to the internal affairs of a democratic country.

US Lists Pakistan, China As Countries With Poor Religious Freedom, Leaves Out India

The US Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) had earlier recommended designating India as a country of particular concern.

Yemen Rebels Claim Attack On Saudi Oil Facility In Jeddah

Nov 23, 2020 Associated Press (AP)

The claimed attack comes just after a visit by outgoing U.S. Secretary of State to the kingdom to see Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Mike Pompeo Meets Afghan Government Officials, Taliban Representatives In Doha

Meet comes in the backdrop of stalled peace negotiations and rising violence in Afghanistan

21 November, 2020

Tibetan Political Leader Visits White House For First Time In 60 Years


Dr Lobsang Sangay's visit is expected to set an optimistic tone in the dialogue between China and the Dalai Lama

15 November, 2020

'Happy Diwali And Sal Mubarak': Kamala Harris, Joe Biden Extend Greetings


In a joint statement, Biden and Harris wished a happy Diwali to everyone celebrating the festival of lights across the US, India, and the world.

14 November, 2020

Pompeo Arrives In France, Begins 7-Nation Tour Of Europe, Mideast

Associated Press (AP)

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s trip is aimed at shoring up priorities of the outgoing Trump administration.

11 November, 2020

Pompeo Believes Trump Won US Elections, Hints Smooth Transition To 2nd Trump Admin


'We must make sure that any vote that wasn't lawful ought not be counted. That dilutes your vote if it's done improperly,' says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

29 October, 2020

2+2 Meet Led To Unprecedented Cooperation: US lawmakers


During the third edition of the Indo-US 2+2 dialogue in New Delhi on Tuesday, the two countries vowed to ramp up their overall security ties, and inked a total of five pacts

28 October, 2020

US' Vision Of Sri Lanka 'Very Different' From China: Pompeo


US, Sri Lanka share a democratic vision, says Mike Pompeo at joint news meet with Dinesh Gunawardena

27 October, 2020

Explained: What Is BECA That India, US Signed Today, Why It Is Important

Seema Guha

India and the US signed the landmark defence pact, BECA, that will allow sharing of high-end military technology between the two countries.

27 October, 2020

Pompeo’s Visit: Beijing Urges US To Stop Sowing Seeds Of Discord Among Asian Countries


Pompeo had earlier criticised China for ‘instigating’ a deadly confrontation with India in eastern Ladakh.

27 October, 2020

India, US Ink Defence Pact, Pompeo Says US Stands With India On Galwan Valley Clash


Statement comes at a time China is engaged in a tense standoff with India in eastern Ladakh

27 October, 2020

‘Shared Concerns And Interests’ Discussed By India And US Ahead Of 2+2 Dialogue


Ahead of the 2+2 dialogue, S. Jaishankar and Pompeo held a bilateral meeting and discussed a range of key issues of strategic importance on Monday evening.

26 October, 2020

India, US To Ink Landmark Defence Pact On Tuesday: Officials


China's aggressive military behaviour is expected to figure prominently during Tuesday's talks

26 October, 2020

India-US 2+2 Talks: Here’s What To Expect, And Why

Seema Guha

The talks between the foreign and defence ministers of the two nations begin Monday evening

26 October, 2020

Mike Pompeo Arrives Today, To Hold 2+2 Talks With Jaishankar And Rajnath Singh

Associated Press (AP)

The US Secretary of State and Defence Secretary will also meet PM Modi during their visit.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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