Free Press Journal
  • H-1B unlikely to be thorny issue in Modi-Trump talks, says USIBC

    Washington: The H-1B visa programme is unlikely to be a thorny issue in the maiden meeting between US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the talks could yield a “win-win formula” for both the sides, a top American business advocacy group today said.

  • ‘India will maintain ties with Russia independent of US’

    Washington: India will maintain its relationship with Russia “independent of the US” as Moscow is willing to provide in depth capabilities and technologies which America would not offer, a top US expert has said.

  • India-US ties more stronger, matured, says Arun Jaitley

    Washington: India-US ties have significantly improved over the last few decades, becoming more “stronger” and “matured” and defying changes in governments in both the countries, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today.

  • US Senate pushes for sale of Guardian drones to India

    Washington: A top US Senator has strongly pushed for selling high-tech Predator Guardian drones to India for maritime surveillance, especially in the Indian Ocean, as part of the growing bilateral defence collaboration.

  • AIAI welcomes surprise win of Donald Trump, good for India

    We congratulate Mr. Donald Trump, President Elect on his spectacular victory as the 45th President of the United States. The initial reaction on the election of Trump as President of USA may be a knee jerk to trade and industry but with time will stabilize opines Mr. Vijay Kalantri, President, All India Association of Industries (AIAI).

  • LEMOA: A foundational agreement

    The US-India ties are bound to be strengthened further following the signing of the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) in Washington on Monday.

  • Obama visit set to galvanise India-US ties

    Washington: Beyond the symbolism of President Barack Obama being the first US president to be the chief guest at India’s Republic Day, his second visit to India in four years promises to galvanise India-US ties. There is also a great deal of speculation about who gains more from the visit – Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is said to have staged a diplomatic coup with his invitation to Obama or a lame-duck US