Free Press Journal
  • India-US 2+2 dialogue: Discussion was ‘defining moment’, says James Mattis

    Washington: The “highly successful” first 2+2 Dialogue between India and the United States was a “defining moment” and the defence cooperation between the two countries is on the right track, US Defence Secretary James Mattis said here Tuesday. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman held the crucial talks with Mattis and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in New Delhi on September 6.

  • 2+2 dialogue, Nirmala Sitharaman, Sushma Swaraj hold talks with US counterparts

    2+2 dialogue: Nirmala Sitharaman, Sushma Swaraj hold talks with US counterparts

    New Delhi: India and the US Thursday held the first edition of the twice-deferred two-plus-two talks, covering entire expanse of the bilateral ties and looking to further expand their global strategic cooperation, including in the Indo-Pacific region. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman held the talks with US Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo and Defence Secretary James Mattis.

  • The US president has other things to do

    What is the state of India-US relations? That question is being repeatedly asked since the much anticipated 2+2 dialogue was abruptly called off by Washington last week.

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    US diplomat highlights India-US links

    Agartala: US Consul General Craig Hall has highlighted the growing India-US relationship in the areas of higher education, regional connectivity and economic ties.

  • Liability pact makes India-US N-deal a big deal

    Washington:  India’s ratification of an international convention on nuclear energy accident liability has removed a major irritant in India-US relations and would help them unleash the full potential of the landmark India-US nuclear deal.

  • India, US to share terror intelligence, watch-list info

    New Delhi: India and the United States have agreed to finalise a pact to expand intelligence sharing and terrorist watch-list information. Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said that at the first India-US Strategic and Commercial Ministerial Dialogue held in Washington on September 22, 2015, a joint declaration on combating terrorism was issued.

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    Joe Biden to speak on 10th anniv of Indo-US nuke deal

    Washington: US Vice President Joe Biden would deliver a keynote speech on India-US relations at an event here hosted by a top American think-tank to mark the tenth anniversary of the historic civilian nuclear deal between the two countries.  “Vice President Biden will speak on the strategic importance of the US-India partnership,” the White House said yesterday. Biden’s speech follows a full-day conference at Carnegie Endowment for International Relations on the 10th anniversary of

  • Nick Clegg

    Cameron’s return a mixed bag for India

    Belying all predictions of a close contest in the British elections the Conservatives have romped home fairly comfortably and David Cameroon is headed for another five-year term as prime minister with the Labour party vanquished convincingly.

  • Be transparent while dealing with US: Congress to government

    New Delhi: The Congress Friday asked the BJP-led government to be “transparent” while signing any agreement with the US, and said they (BJP) were now doing something which they had opposed earlier.

  • ‘Diplomat case becomes source of contention within Obama admn’

    Washington: The arrest of an Indian diplomat on charges of visa fraud in New York has become a major crisis in US-India relations and a source of contention within the Obama administration, according to an American media report.

  • Will India now act against gay US diplomats?

    New Delhi: With the Supreme Court once again criminalising same-sex relationships under the Indian Penal Code (IPC), will the Indian government now take action against self-declared gay American diplomats who have sought diplomatic immunity for their same-sex partners?

  • Partnership with India good for US and global peace: Pentagon

    Washington: A top US commander has pushed for a strong strategic partnership with New Delhi, arguing that this is not only in America’s national interest, but also good for regional and global peace and stability.