With ‘Make in India’ struggling to make headway, the Modi government has fallen back on hiking import duty in the latest Budget. Will India’s trading partners retaliate?
There is little room for soft power in Trump’s foreign policy; diplomacy has been side-lined in favour of military solutions.
The two leaders confirmed on Wednesday night there would be “no meaningful dialogue” unless North Korea agreed on “complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation”.
“I’m opposed to domestic violence and everybody here knows that,” Trump told reporters during an oval office event.
Say No to ‘Hindus for Trump’: India Civil Watch Tears into the Bigotry of US Hindus Supporting Trump
Even as ‘Hindus for Trump’ rally behind the US president’s policies on immigration and his infamous border wall, others part of the Indian diaspora slam the group’s policies for being bigoted and vindictive.
A follow-up to ‘Autumn’, Ali Smith’s ‘Winter’ lays bare concerns about identity and image, politics and modern-day alienation, and memory and the act of remembering.
“I probably would have found enough shortcomings in this to vote against it.”
Trump’s $4.4 trillion budget proposal provides for $716 billion in spending on military programmes and for maintaining the US nuclear arsenal.
The shift in nuance means the Modi government is no longer insisting that Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestinian territory be ended in toto.
Trump is expected to unveil on February 12 a fiscal 2019 budget plan that will be based on rosy assumptions, including economic growth of 3.2% next year, a White House official said.
The Republican president’s decision – the latest controversy relating to an investigation that has hung over his year in office – infuriated Democrats.
The White House said the two leaders pledged to continue working together to enhance security and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region.
The Senate deal, if approved, would allow for $165 billion in extra defence spending and $131 billion more for non-military programmes, including health, infrastructure, disaster relief and efforts to tackle an opioid crisis in the country.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is scheduled to visit India for five days, starting February 17.
A new report suggests there’s no place for the ‘other’ in Donald Trump’s ‘Great America’.
The diasporic narratives, both in US and India, often paint the Indian-American community with a broad brush, suggesting a unified community. A closer look, however, suggests this narrative to be only partially true.
Election rhetoric, more often than not, withers in the face of reality once a candidate becomes the sitting president. Not the case with Trump.
Trump said last year that he would end by March 5 a programme that was set up by former President Barack Obama to protect the Dreamers from deportation, and he urged Congress to act before that date. No action has resulted.
Democrats say the memo could be used by Republicans to try to undermine the credibility of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.
The prison, which was opened by President George W. Bush to hold suspected militants captured overseas after the September 11, 2001 attacks, came to symbolise harsh detention practices that opened the US to accusations of torture.
The latest changes to the US refugee policy pertain to the Trump administration’s move to address what it sees as national security.
While Trump’s comments suggest that he sees a military victory over the Taliban, military and diplomatic officials on the other hand feel that the former cannot be achieved with the resources and manpower he has authorised.
Citing reasons pertaining to a likely risk to the abundant natural resources in the region, the EPA reversed the approval process for the mining Project in the Bristol Bay region.
The Washington Post flushed out the story of the museum’s offer of the functional 18-carat toilet in a perfect metaphor for Trump’s presidency.
The White House offered to more than double the number of “Dreamers”who would be protected from deportation.
With a single cut in donations to a UN agency, Donald Trump has abandoned another norm of US foreign policy. The consequences could be disastrous.
The move comes less than a month after the Trump administration suspended nearly $2 billion in security assistance to Pakistan alleging that it is not co-operative in the fight against terrorism.
The president’s statement came in response to the attacks on the investigation’s credibility by the White House and the allies in Congress.
The national debt, which future generations must pay off, exceeds $20 trillion. Republicans approved tax cuts in December that will add about $1.5 trillion to the debt over ten years.
Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said he pulled the offer because of what he said was Trump’s failure to follow through on the outlines of an agreement the two men discussed on Friday.
The shooter entered a common area at Marshall County High School in Benton, pulled out a pistol and began firing at students.
A narrow bilateral approach to foreign policy can stall India’s aspirations in becoming a global leader.
According to PM Narendra Modi, India must show the way by referring frequently to ancient Indian thought and scriptures that call for harmony between humans and nature.
Congress voted on Monday to end a three-day US government shutdown, approving the latest short-term funding bill as Democrats accepted promises from Republicans for a broad debate later on the future of young illegal immigrants.
Concern about the disruption caused by China’s assumption that it can unilaterally claim authority over Asia’s sea lanes dominated talks at the recent Raisina Dialogue.
The last shutdown, in October 2013, lasted more than two weeks and more than 800,000 federal employees were placed on unpaid leave.
Funding for federal agencies ran out at midnight with no agreement in Congress, meaning the second year of Trump’s presidency began without a fully functioning government.
The coordinated rallies in Washington, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and about 250 other cities featured speakers who blasted Trump for policies that many said hurt women.
The Bill needed 60 votes in the 100-member Senate but fell short with only 50 supporting it.