26 Jun 2019
US State Secretary, MEA discuss trade, H-1B visas and more
On his India visit United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Wednesday to hold talks on ways to bolster the Indo-US strategic relationship.
20 Dec 2018
US slaps fresh sanctions on Russian spies for damaging activities
The US has slapped fresh sanctions on 12 Russian individuals and entities for their alleged interference in the 2016 presidential elections and the brazen use of a military-grade nerve agent in an assassination attempt inside America's closest ally.
29 Oct 2018
Trump might not be chief guest for Republic Day 2019
US President Donald Trump is unlikely to accept India's invitation to be the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations, sources said yesterday.
05 Oct 2018
#IndiaRussiaTies: $5 billion deal for S-400 Triumf missile systems signed
On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the deal with Prime Minister Narendra Modi which will let India procure five Russian S-400 Triumf missile shield systems.
04 Oct 2018
US warns India of sanctions over S-400 deal with Russia
The US has urged its allies to forgo transactions with Russia, warning that the S-400 missile defense system that India intends to buy from Russia would lead the US to implement sanctions against it.
02 Aug 2018
US Congress approves amendment to exempt India from Russian sanctions
The US Congress has cleared a $716bn defense bill that will exempt particular countries, including India, from sanctions for dealing with Russia.
09 Jun 2018
Modi reaches Qingdao on two-day visit to attend SCO summit
PM Narendra Modi arrived in Qingdao today on a two-day visit to attend the annual summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), which is likely to deliberate on global issues including the impact of US sanctions on Russia.
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.
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.
21 May 2018
PM Modi arrives in Russia for informal summit with Putin
Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Russian coastal city of Sochi for an informal meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin where the two leaders are expected to discuss developmental issues and bilateral concerns.
02 Apr 2018
US scrutinizes India's plans to buy defense system from Russia
Though India is a sovereign democracy which makes its own decisions, parleying with conflicting world powers is usually a tricky affair.