Showing posts from September, 2014
Modi markets brand India From hawking tea at a railway station as a young boy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is now using his entrepreneurial skills to market India, and he could use some help from the diaspora.
Modi, Obama spell out joint vision Even before they first met face to face over dinner at the White House on Monday night, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama were connected online, busily coordinating a joint editorial.
India, US to fight terrorism together Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama have agreed to collaborate on dismantling the safe havens and disrupting financial networks of terrorist groups Lashkar-e-Toiba, Jaish-e-Mohammed, the Haqqani Network, D-Company and al-Qaida.
It’s time to set new agenda: Modi, Obama Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama have set an ambitious agenda that seeks to reinvigorate the US-India relationship that some analysts say has stagnated in recent years.
Two Indian-Americans in race for top law officer job in US   Two Indian-Americans —one of whom recently caused considerable strain in the US-India relationship — are being mentioned in political circles as potential successors to US Attorney General Eric Holder who on Thursday announced his decision to resign after more than five years on the job.
US court issues summons, but PM enjoys immunity Prime Minister Narendra Modi enjoys immunity as a sitting head of government from a lawsuit filed in a New York court that seeks punitive damages and compensation from him for his alleged role in the Gujarat riots in 2002, senior US administration officials said on Friday.
At UN, Obama vows to dismantle Islamic State’s ‘network of death’ US President Barack Obama on Wednesday urged the world to join the fight against Islamic State terrorists in Syria and Iraq and vowed that the US and its allies would work hard to “dismantle this network of death.”
US, Arab allies bomb IS terror targets in Syria The US and five Arab allies began bombing the Islamic State inside Syria for the first time early on Tuesday, significantly expanding the war being waged against the terrorists in neighbouring Iraq.
US praises Afghan unity deal The US Administration has praised the decision of Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, both political rivals, to agree to the formation of a national unity government in Afghanistan.
Indian-American picked as new US envoy to India  US President Barack Obama has nominated Indian-American Richard Rahul Verma to serve as the next US Ambassador to India.
Iraq’s neighbors have vital role in fight against ISIL  As the U.S. cobbles together an international coalition to take on the Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, it is looking to its friends and allies in the Middle East for support. The response from one ally, Turkey, has so far been less than enthusiastic. 
Obama vows to ‘destroy’ IS; mulls strikes in Syria The US will lead an international coalition to "degrade, and ultimately destroy" the Islamic State (IS) through a campaign of airstrikes, including in Syria, US President Barack Obama said on Wednesday.
World Trade Centre attacks: US still at war after 13 years Thirteen years after Al Qaida militants hijacked and crashed four commercial airliners into the World Trade Centre towers in New York, the Pentagon near Washington and a field in Pennsylvania, the United States of America remains at war with an enemy that has expanded its global footprint. 
Modi’s US visit will strengthen ties: McCain   Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with US President Barack Obama in Washington later this month is "an opportunity to renew our partnership and regain a strategic focus" in the US-India relationship, a top Republican senator said on Tuesday.