US State Department
26 Oct 2020
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in India to participate in the third edition of 2+2 talks.
18 Sep 2020
A United States judge has turned down a plea by 169 Indians challenging President Donald Trump's decision to suspend H-1B visas till the end of this year, a move widely criticized by tech giants.
16 Jul 2020
Terming China's claims over the South China Sea "illegal," the United States on Wednesday announced to support Southeast Asian countries that believe Beijing has violated their sovereignty in the territorially disputed waters.
25 Jun 2020
Pakistan hasn't expressed the will to act against terrorists functioning from its soil and has continued to provide a safe haven to regionally focused terrorist groups, the US State Department said in a report released on Wednesday.
04 Jun 2020
Whenever we hear about cybercrimes such as child abuse or sale of stolen data, weapons, etc., the word "dark web" comes into play.
26 Mar 2020
An extraordinary virtual G20 leaders' summit will be convened on Thursday to discuss the coronavirus pandemic and global plans to deal with public health and economic challenges posed by the COVID-19 crisis.
10 Dec 2019
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill has not only provoked protests in India but has also prompted a reaction from a United States Commission on international religious freedom.
22 Oct 2019
More than two months ago India revoked Article 370, withdrew the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and put the state under a lockdown.
10 Aug 2019
Pakistan suffered a huge setback on the Kashmir issue after being rebuffed in all efforts to seek international intervention against India's decision to revoke Article 370 and split Jammu & Kashmir into two Union Territories.
01 Aug 2019
Deceased terrorist Osama bin Laden's son Hamza, seen widely as the heir of al Qaeda, is dead, US media said on Wednesday.
23 Jul 2019
Hours after the United States President Donald Trump made a tall claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has "requested" him to "mediate" on Kashmir dispute, India refuted it.
09 Jun 2019
Despite the United States Department of State's rejection of all embassy requests to hoist LGBTQ+ rainbow flags to mark Pride month, several US diplomats around the world, are doing it anyway.
13 Mar 2019
India and the US yesterday called on Pakistan to address global concerns regarding terrorism, including that emanating from across the border.
09 Mar 2019
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed with British NSA Mark Sedwill the current situation between India and Pakistan and the efforts to reduce tensions between the two South Asian neighbors, the State Department said.
08 Mar 2019
The US has asked Pakistan to take "sustained and irreversible" actions against terrorist groups operating from its territory, according to a top State Department official.
02 Mar 2019
The US is seeking more information from Pakistan on the potential misuse of American-made F-16 fighter jets by it against India in violation of the end-user agreement, the State Department has said.
20 Feb 2019
On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump described the Pulwama attack as a "horrible situation", adding that he was getting reports on it, and would issue a statement soon.
17 Feb 2019
In a surprise move, US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert withdrew her nomination to replace Indian-American Nikki Haley as the top US diplomat at the United Nations, amid criticism by Democrats for her lack of diplomatic experience.
09 Feb 2019
The much-anticipated summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will take place in Hanoi, Vietnam capital, on February 27 and 28.
04 Jan 2019
The US State Department has urged its citizens traveling to China to exercise "increased caution" due to "arbitrary enforcement of local laws" and special restrictions on dual US-Chinese nationals.
17 Dec 2018
North Korea has condemned the US over its latest sanctions measures, warning the policy could "block the path to denuclearization on the Korean peninsula forever".
12 Dec 2018
Pakistan today rejected as "unilateral and politically motivated" the US's decision to place it on its annual list of nations that infringe on religious freedom.
16 Nov 2018
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has overseen the testing of a 'newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon', Pyongyang's state media reported yesterday, in a move that will raise the temperature over denuclearization talks.
12 Nov 2018
Seeking a voluntary, safe, and dignified return of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar, the US asserted yesterday that Dhaka must ensure the returnees have the freedom of movement and "not be confined to camps".
07 Nov 2018
The United States has said that it was preparing fresh sanctions against Moscow over the attempted assassination of a former spy in Britain after a previous round sowed chaos on Russian markets.
27 Oct 2018
The US urged political parties in Sri Lanka to abide by the Constitution and refrain from violence, as the island nation faces a constitutional crisis after President Maithripala Sirisena sacked his former ally Ranil Wickremesinghe and made controversial strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa the new premier.
05 Oct 2018
After her spectacular performance in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmaavat', Deepika Padukone is all set to enthral us with another exciting project now.
04 Oct 2018
A veteran Saudi journalist who has been critical of the government has gone missing after visiting the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, the Washington Post reported.
21 Sep 2018
Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to UN, yesterday slammed The New York Times for publishing a wrong story about expensive curtains at her official residence despite knowing the actual facts.
21 Sep 2018
Moscow said today Washington's latest raft of anti-Russian sanctions that also target China undermined global stability, warning the US against "playing with fire."
21 Sep 2018
The US has said the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant groups continue to pose a regional threat and that Pakistan didn't adequately address America's concerns on terrorism in 2017.
18 Sep 2018
Winner of the US State Department's International Women of Courage Award in 2014, India's best-known acid attack survivor, Laxmi Agarwal, is now living without a job, and may soon lose her home.
21 Aug 2018
The US has expressed concern over terrorist groups continuing to enjoy safe haven in Pakistan and is asking the country to do more against "externally oriented" extremist outfits, Alice Wells, the Head of South and Central Asian Bureau at US State Department said.
16 Aug 2018
South Korean President Moon Jae-in yesterday said his visit to Pyongyang next month will be a bold step towards formally ending the decades-old war with North Korea.
01 Aug 2018
A day back, it seemed that the floodgates of gun control were about to burst open in the US, with schematics for 3D-printed guns and supporting software slated to go public from August 1.
05 Jul 2018
Prodded by Beijing, and following on the footsteps of several major airlines, Air India has now modified its website to show Taiwan as "Taipei, Taoyuan International Airport, TPE, Chinese Taipei".
03 Jul 2018
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who last week abruptly announced the postponing of the July 6 "2+2 dialogue" with India, will be traveling to Pyongyang this week.
13 Jun 2018
The Trump administration has approved a deal to sell six AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to India for $930 million, the Pentagon said, underlining that this will strengthen India's ability to deter regional threats.
06 Jun 2018
US President Donald Trump today said that preparations for the June 12 Singapore Summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are moving along very well.
25 May 2018
India needs to be central to what the Trump administration does in South and Central Asia, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told the members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Friday.