In the seventy-third episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses PM Modi’s US visit and how we are living in an “undeclared emergency”.
Modi’s remarks aimed to put across an India that was ready to synchronise itself with the Trump administration’s goals, but the US president made it clear he wanted India to commit to “free and fair trade”.
With this year’s joint statement reflecting new interests, here is a comparison of key issues from China and the Asia-Pacific, terrorism and Pakistan, to defense, economy and trade.
The legislation passed the Senate by a nearly unanimous margin two weeks ago, is is held up at the House due to procedural concerns, with the Trump Administration raising complaints about its scope.
Siddharth Varadarajan and M.K. Venu, founding editors of The Wire, discuss Indian PM Narendra Modi’s meeting with US President Donald Trump.
Superlatives flow as do the hugs, while the joint statement’s references to Pakistan, China and North Korea show greater India-US convergence at the strategic level.
Though the Hizbul Mujahideen as an organisation still remains outside the purview of US terror lists, India sees the naming of its leader as a major step forward.
Addressing a sizeable gathering of Indian Americans, Modi also praised Sushma Swaraj for her “good governance” and listed the highlights of his tenure.
India backed Mauritius’ resolution referring British control of the Archipelago to the ICJ but says it supports the US military presence in Diego Garcia.
Narendra Modi is expected to meet with US President Donald Trump to discuss “strategically important issues”, and hold interactions with the Indian-American community and 20 leading US CEOs.
At the Versailles court, a well-directed glance could decide a person’s fate. Imagine if Donald Trump were so subtle.
Narendra Modi’s focus should be on establishing good chemistry with Donald Trump, reassuring the latter that India is a reliable partner democracy for the US.
Modi’s two-day visit to Washington, where he will be meeting US President Donald Trump for the first time, begins on Sunday
The order will likely be a far cry from the president’s previous remarks about the pharmaceutical industry.
US executives are increasingly being asked by their CEOs to explain and assess the impact of the apparent rise in communal violence in India.
The New-York-based Human Rights Watch detailed at least 36 recent cases of violence against dissidents and over 100 imprisoned critics in Vietnam.
One of Donald Trump’s personal lawyers said that there is no certainty on whether he is under investigation.
While the disclosures show his assets and liabilities, Trump continues to refuse to disclose his tax returns,.
“I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director! Witch Hunt,” Trump wrote on Twitter.
The Russian president said he sees James Comey as “a human rights activist” on par with Edward Snowden, but added that he had failed to produce any evidence of Russian interference in the US elections.
With the loss of their parliamentary majority, even as Jeremy Corbyn performed incredibly, the Tories must now rely on a deal with the far-right Democratic Unionist Party for survival.
For long, South-EastAsian countries have protested Chinese aggressions in the naval region, while a distracted White House shows tepid commitment to back them.
Thiry Democratic US senators and 166 members of the house brought forth yet another lawsuit against the US president for his myriad conflicts of interest.
Otto Warmbier, who was detained in North Korea in January 2016 and lapsed into coma in March, was released by the Pyongyang regime on humanitarian grounds.
Sulabh International founder and chief Bindeshwar Pathak said this move would further India-US ties.
Announcing the visit from June 25, the external affairs ministry today said the Modi-Trump discussions will provide a new direction for deeper bilateral engagement.
The Russian connection appears to be a red herring serving the Democratic and Republican parties’ purposes of disciplining the White House and providing pseudo-dramas for the news-hungry media.
Many feel that reversing former President Barack Obama’s opening to Cuba could drive the country to become dependant on Russia and China again.
During a visit to NATO headquarters last month in Brussels, Trump had pointedly not mentioned US support for the critical portion of the NATO charter.
Judiciary Committee chairman Grassley said it goes against the US constitution by misrepresenting how Congress functions and asked it to be rescinded.
Trump signalled in January that he planned to dramatically widen the net of illegal immigrants targeted for deportation, but his administration has not publicised its efforts to reopen immigration cases.
Trump also said that Comey’s testimony vindicated him from allegations that he colluded with Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election.
The trigger of the current crisis was ostensibly a recent speech by Qatar’s emir, but geopolitics sheds more light.
While the tweeter-in-chief remained silent during Comey’s testimony, Donald Trump Jr. took up the mantle, live tweeting through the entire proceedings
How did the investigations begin? What did the intelligence agencies find? Here’s a look at what’s publicly known about the US’s investigation.
The consensus in Washington is that Comey has damaged the credibility of Donald Trump.
While security concerns have punctuated the campaign’s closing days, Brexit remains the most important issue on voters’ minds. How the EU exit is managed will matter a great deal to US interests.
Trump’s announcement that he will nominate Wray as director of the FBI came a day before Comey’s eagerly anticipated public testimony before a Senate committee.
The states’ brief tells the Supreme Court that the order did not unconstitutionally single out Muslims and was needed to protect national security.
He praised the action against American ally Qatar over growing terrorism even though the tiny Gulf state hosts the largest US air base in the region.