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US State Secretary, MEA discuss trade, H-1B visas and more

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.

US slaps fresh sanctions on Russian spies for damaging activities

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.

Trump might not be chief guest for Republic Day 2019

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.

US's Jim Mattis to meet Chinese counterpart amid US-China tensions

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.

#IndiaRussiaTies: $5 billion deal for S-400 Triumf missile systems signed

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.

Putin in India: Modi hugs Russian-President, eyes on S-400 missiles-deal

05 Oct 2018

Putin in India: Modi hugs Russian-President, eyes on S-400 missiles-deal

Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is on a two-day visit to India, was welcomed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a hug at his residence on Thursday night.

US warns India of sanctions over S-400 deal with Russia

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.

US Congress approves amendment to exempt India from Russian sanctions

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.

India, Russia seal Rs. 40,000cr deal for S-400 Triumf missiles

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.

PM Modi arrives in Russia for informal summit with Putin

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.

Consider CAATSA before buying Russian arms: US to allies

19 May 2018

Consider CAATSA before buying Russian arms: US to allies

As India plans to purchase five S-400 Triumf air defense systems for $4.5 billion from Russia, the US today said its allies should take the Countering America's Adversaries through Sanction Act (CAATSA) into consideration, under which any significant purchase of Russian military would attract American sanctions.

Russia says US sanctions law equivalent to 'trade war' declaration

03 Aug 2017

Russia says US sanctions law equivalent to 'trade war' declaration

Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev said the latest sanctions imposed by America on it are equivalent to a declaration of a "full-scale trade war" against Moscow.