How India-US ties fared under Donald Trump's disruptive presidency
Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said Trump will be accompanied by a high-level delegation on his visit, adding the POTUS will hold extensive talks on February 25 on a range of issues, including defence and trade.
The influential group of senators has sought an assessment of the human rights situation in Kashmir and religious freedom in the country, saying hundreds of Kashmiris remain in 'preventive detention'.
The hype that 'Howdy Modi!' extravaganza on September 22 would immediately usher in rich policy dividends was based on an inadequate understanding of America’s decision-making process.
MEA Jaishankar said India had adopted a non-partisan stand to domestic American politics and that Modi was merely repeating US President Donald Trump's words, which he had used to pitch his candidature to the Indian American community
S Jaishankar strongly refuted the notion that the prime minister used the phrase to endorse Trump's candidature for his 2020 re-election campaign.
'We'll call him the Father of India, if it's not so bad, but he brought things together,' Donald Trump said.
On Monday, hours after the 'Howdy, Modi,' event in Houston where US President Donald Trump shared the stage with Narendra Modi, Deora tweeted, saying PM's 'Houston address was a momentous first for India's soft power diplomacy.'
But it turned out that photo was not taken in the US but in USSR. In fact, the photo was not even taken in 1954 but in June 1955 in Magnitogorsk.
The subtext of Narendra Modi’s message to President Donald Trump is that four million Indians in the US can be counted among those rooting for the Modi-Trump show in Houston.
PM Modi at Howdy, Modi had not named Pakistan but said, 'the whole world knows them very well. Their identity is in the sponsorship of terror and the world knows it.'
Indian PM Narendra Modi might have missed the chance to pitch cricket at the Howdy Modi event, but his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison was lucky enough to be compared with batting great Sir Don Bradman, thus leaving American president Donald Trump confused
Congress said by taking a "partisan" position, the prime minister has done a "disservice" to long-term strategic Indo-US relations.
'All is well. Except for unemployment, loss of existing jobs, lower wages, mob violence, lockdown in Kashmir and throwing Opposition leaders in prison,' Chidambaram tweeted.
Prime Minister Modi addressed to Senator John Cornyn's wife Sandy, who is in her late 60s, while apologising and wishing her on her birthday
Modi asked people to give a standing ovation to the Indian parliamentarians for Parliament's nod to repeal Article 370 provisions.
The slogan 'Abki Baar Trump Sarkar' was coined in 2016 by the Republican Hindu Coalition, which supported Trump and campaigned for him among the Indian-Americans.
Stressing on the diversity of Indian languages and cultures, Modi said: 'Howdy Modi? The answer is everything is fine in India.'
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.PTI Photo
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.