30 Dec 2018
#ThatWas2018: The highs and lows of the Trump presidency
US President Donald Trump has ridden on waves of approval and disapproval since he came into power in 2016.
27 Dec 2018
America cannot be the world's policeman: US President Trump
America cannot be the policeman of the world, US President Donald Trump said during his first visit to Iraq as he urged other countries to share responsibilities.
27 Dec 2018
'No plans at all' to remove US-troops from Iraq: Trump
US President Donald Trump, who's visiting Iraq, says he has "no plans at all" to remove US troops from the country.
24 Dec 2018
Trump says discussed 'highly coordinated' Syria pullout with Erdogan
United States President Donald Trump said he discussed Syria and "the slow & highly coordinated pullout of US troops from the area" in a phone call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday.
04 Dec 2018
India sees US as an important defense partner: Sitharaman
Commencing her five-day official visit to the United States, Union Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman yesterday asserted that New Delhi sees the US as an important partner in the field of defense.
30 Oct 2018
Saudi Arabia promised 'complete' probe of Khashoggi murder: Jim Mattis
Saudi Arabia has promised a "full" investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Sunday following talks with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in Bahrain.
18 Oct 2018
US's Jim Mattis to meet Chinese counterpart amid US-China tensions
In the wake of escalating tensions between the US and China, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis plans to meet his Chinese counterpart, Wei Fenghe, today in Singapore.
12 Oct 2018
Pentagon grounds global fleet of F-35 stealth aircraft after crash
The Pentagon in the US yesterday grounded the global fleet of F-35 stealth fighter jets to conduct engine inspections, following its first-ever crash.
08 Oct 2018
US, China to hold talks to reduce trade, military tensions
China and the US are set to hold high-level talks in Beijing, China to reduce the spiraling trade and military tensions between the world's two largest economies.
02 Oct 2018
Chinese destroyer comes extremely close to US warship in SCS
A Chinese warship sailed within yards of an American destroyer, forcing it to change course, in an "unsafe and unprofessional" encounter as the US vessel was in contested waters in the South China Sea.
07 Sep 2018
Who is that anonymous NYT writer? Gambling-sites betting on author
The 1,034-words New York Times anonymous commentary, that launched a scathing attack on US President Donald Trump, has raised quite a lot of curiosity.
07 Sep 2018
Donald Trump may replace Defense Secretary Jim Mattis: Report
US President Donald Trump is seeking to replace Defense Secretary Jim Mattis because of the sharp differences between them, a report in The Washington Post claimed.
06 Sep 2018
Bob Woodward's book, a work of fiction: US President Trump
US President Donald Trump has described famed investigative journalist Bob Woodward's forthcoming book, which has some damaging revelation about his presidency, as a work of fiction.
06 Sep 2018
India buying Russian missile system isn't the main focus: Pompeo
India buying a missile defense system from Russia and oil from Iran would be part of the 2+2 dialogue, but not the talks' primary focus, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said.
02 Jul 2018
US has plans to dismantle N-Korea's nuclear-program in one-year: Bolton
President Trump's National Security Adviser, John Bolton, said the US has a plan that would lead to the dismantling of North Korea's nuclear programs in a year.
09 Jun 2018
Chinese hackers steal highly-sensitive 'undersea warfare' data from US Navy
Chinese government hackers have stolen a massive cache of highly sensitive data related to undersea warfare from a US Navy contractor, including secret plans to develop a new submarine-launched anti-ship missile.
04 Jun 2018
India, US pledge to continue strong bilateral strategic partnership
India and the United States have pledged to continue their strong bilateral strategic partnership, the Pentagon said after a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis.
02 Jun 2018
PM Modi leaves for India after wrapping up 3-nation tour
PM Narendra Modi has left for India after concluding his significant and successful three-nation visit to Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore.
02 Jun 2018
India to go ahead with S-400 deal, despite US opposition
India has decided to go ahead with its purchase of S-400 air defense systems from Russia, despite opposition from the US, said defense ministry officials, on the condition of anonymity.
31 May 2018
US Pacific Command is now US Indo-Pacific Command: Trump admin
The Trump administration today renamed the US Pacific Command to US Indo-Pacific Command in recognition of the increasing connectivity between the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
27 May 2018
India, Russia seal Rs. 40,000cr deal for S-400 Triumf missiles
India has concluded price negotiations with Russia for a nearly Rs. 40,000 crore deal to acquire S-400 Triumf air defense missile systems for the Indian Air Force, officials said.
17 Apr 2018
Trump's ban on transgender troops on hold until trial: Judge
A US judge in Seattle has ordered President Donald Trump not to ban transgender troops from serving in the military, saying it's unclear whether recent changes to his administration's policy are constitutional.
18 Mar 2018
First India-US two-plus-two meeting postponed
The first India-US two-plus-two meeting that was tentatively scheduled for April 18-19 has been postponed as of now.
17 Mar 2018
Kabul: 2 killed in car bomb explosion claimed by Taliban
A car bomb explosion claimed by the Taliban in Kabul today killed at least two civilians, as the militants maintain pressure on the capital amid growing calls for peace talks.
13 Mar 2018
Elements in Taliban open to peace talks: US Defense Secretary
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on his unannounced visit to Kabul on Tuesday said that elements of the Taliban are open to talks with the Afghan Government.
13 Dec 2017
Tillerson: US has elevated its relationship with India in Indo-Pacific
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said the US has elevated its engagement with India as part of its policy to create a "free and open Indo-Pacific" region.
04 Dec 2017
Jim Mattis' Pakistan visit: What do US, Islamabad want?
US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis is set to arrive soon in Pakistan as part of a four-nation tour which will also cover Egypt, Jordan, and Kuwait.
09 Nov 2017
NATO to scale up troop presence in Afghanistan
NATO recently conveyed that it intends on deploying 3,000 additional troops to Afghanistan.
30 Oct 2017
Pentagon chief: US will repel any strike from North Korea
US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has now warned that the nuclear threat from North Korea is accelerating.
18 Oct 2017
US to release advanced EMALS tech for Indian aircraft carriers
The US has agreed to release the technology for the advanced Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) for the Indian Navy's under development future aircraft carrier, INS Vishal.
12 Oct 2017
Trump threatens to shut down NBC, others, over unfavorable-coverage
President Donald Trump questioned whether media licenses for NBC News and other networks should be challenged after they reported the unfavorable news.
04 Oct 2017
Trump administration echoes India's 'One Belt One Road' stance
The Trump administration appears to have expressed support for India's opposition to China's One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative.
26 Sep 2017
Sitharaman to Mattis: India won't deploy troops in Afghanistan
Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has ruled out any possibility for the deployment of Indian troops to Afghanistan.
26 Sep 2017
Jim Mattis in India: What is expected to get done?
US Secretary of Defense, Jim Mattis has arrived in India for a two-day visit. He was welcomed by India's defense minister, Nirmala Sitharaman.
31 Aug 2017
Trump rejects diplomacy as a tool to counter North Korea
US President Donald Trump tweeted that "talking is not the answer" to counter North Korea's military ambitions.
26 Aug 2017
Trump restores ban on transgender troops from serving in military
US President Donald Trump has signed a memo that reinstates a ban on transgender personnel from serving in the US military, which his predecessor Barack Obama had lifted.
15 Aug 2017
You've understood the errors of your predecessors: Taliban tells Trump
Lauding US President Donald Trump for "(understanding) the errors of your predecessors", the Taliban has wrote an open letter to him, urging him to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan.
10 Aug 2017
North Korea: Plan to bomb Guam will be ready soon
The war of words between America and North Korea continues unabated.
01 Jul 2017
Trump warns of "determined response" against North Korea
US President Donald Trump said it's time for a "determined response" with North Korea since years of "strategic patience" have failed.
16 Jun 2017
US, Qatar ink $12 billion deal on F-15 fighter jets
Against the backdrop of Qatar's isolation in the Middle East, US has inked a $12 billion deal for supply of 36 F-15 fighter jets to Qatar.