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India Is A Central Pillar Of US-Indo Pacific Strategy

Mar 20, 2021 Seema Guha

With the China threat looming large across the 3488-kilometer Line of Actual Control, India-US defence ties are poised to take off.

‘Indo-US Partnership Force For Global Good’: PM Modi After Meet With US Defence Secretary Austin

Mar 20, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin called on PM Narendra Modi on Friday and conveyed the Biden administration’s strong desire to strengthen Indo-US defence ties

Joe Biden's UN Ambassador Nominee Hedges On India's Security Council Seat

Comprising countries like Italy, Pakistan, Mexico and Egypt, the Coffee Club has opposed the permanent membership bid of India

US Reaching Out To India As Biden Begins Term; US Def Secretary, NSA Speak To Rajnath Singh, Ajit Doval

Jan 28, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Conversations with US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin and NSA Jake Sullivan underlined that India and the US were uniquely positioned to work closely on regional and global issues

India May Have To Make Choices In Arms Deal Approach: Outgoing US Envoy Kenneth Juster

The statement comes after India purchased the S-400 missile defence system from Russia despite a warning from the Donald Trump-administration that going ahead with the contract may invite US sanctions.

06 January, 2021

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


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

17 December, 2020

US Has Stood With India As It Faced Chinese Aggression: White House Official


We have been engaged with India, shown our moral support and made sure there's a peaceful resolution and de-escalation of the situation, an official said

09 December, 2020

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.

13 November, 2020

PM Modi, Biden Will Speak At 'Mutually Convenient Time', Ties Have Bipartisan Support In US: MEA


The ties between India and the US have witnessed a major upswing in the last four years, particularly in areas of defence and security.

11 November, 2020

US President-Elect Biden Speaks To Leaders Of France, Germany, Ireland, UK

They discussed cooperating on global challenges like Covid-19, global health security, climate change, human rights, global economic recovery.

08 November, 2020

Biden Administration Likely To Provide US Citizenship To Over 500,000 Indians


A policy document says Joe Biden's presidency will reinstate DACA, remove the 'Muslim ban', increase global refugee admissions under immigration reform.


30 October, 2020

India And US Discuss UNSC Agenda, Will Work Together On ‘Rule-Based International Order’


India has been pushing for reforms of the United Nations, including the Security Council, stating that its composition doesn't reflect the current realities.

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.

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.

25 October, 2020

Mike Pompeo, US Defence Secretary Esper Likely To Push Trump's Anti-China Message In India

Associated Press (AP)

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mark Esper will meet their Indian counterparts on Tuesday in New Delhi.

08 October, 2020

'Look At India As Next Investment Destination', Piyush Goyal Woos US Investors


The bilateral trade between the two countries grew from USD 126 billion in 2017 to USD 145 billion in 2019.


06 October, 2020

Pompeo To Meet Jaishankar Today For First Time After India-China Border Standoff


US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar are in Tokyo to attend the second QUAD ministerial involving their counterparts from Australia and Japan.

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.

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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.

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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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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.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

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.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

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.

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