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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.