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NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Calling it the "most consequential relationship" that is passing through a "historic era", US Ambassador to India, Eric Garcetti, asserted on Tuesday that the ongoing investigation into an alleged plot to assassinate Sikh radical Gurpatwant Singh

WASHINGTON, DC (ANI) - In a concerted effort to strengthen ties and collaborate on development initiatives in Africa, the second round of the India-US Dialogue on Africa commenced here on May 14. The dialogue, spanning over two days, saw high-level

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - A few hours after India and Iran signed a 10-year agreement regarding the Chabahar port, the US said there would be no exemptions for Indian firms dealing with Iran from sanctions already in force. This signals a

OTTAWA (ANI) - One of the suspects in the killing of Sikh separatist leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar, has said in a social media video that he entered Canada on a 'study permit' which only took him days to obtain. The accused,

Photo: @JustinTrudeau TORONTO, (ANI) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on May 5 that the investigation into the killing of India-designated terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar is "not limited" to the arrest of three Indian nationals and is ongoing. Trudeau said

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - The inspiring stories of India’s elected women representatives of the Panchayati Raj institutions resonated in the hallowed halls of the United Nations Headquarters as three iconic grassroots leaders took the center stage on Friday at

BALTIMORE, MD (IANS) - They would have been in Colombo in Sri Lanka, their destination, a couple of days ago, and would have been on their way home. But they remain on a cargo ship off the coast of the

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - India's Ministry of External Affairs  urged Indian students enrolled in US colleges and universities to abide by local laws and regulations with regard to the ongoing protests that have swept across American institutions for higher

India-West News Desk WASHINGTON, DC - H‑1B workers are not only paid—they receive wages in the top 10 percent of wage earners in the United States. As importantly, although they face more obstacles to changing jobs, H‑1B workers are not tied

Photo: diplomacy.state.gov India-West News Desk WASHINGTON, DC - The annual State Department report on human rights practices addresses various issues in India. It covers the ethnic conflict in Manipur, tax raids on the British Broadcasting Corporation, and the conviction of Congress leader

DHARAMSALA/WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) on April 17 applauded the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s approval of the Resolve Tibet Bill, an effort of the US to push the Chinese government to resolve the longstanding Tibet-China dispute

WASHINGTON, DC (ANI) - US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan has put off his India visit scheduled this week due to the escalation of the crisis in the Middle East, according to the US government. Sullivan was expected to be in

BENGALURU, (IANS) - Expressing his concern over incidents of killings of Indian students in the US, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on April 15 stated that though the incidents are unconnected, he does share the worry of the kin. The Indian

WASHINGTON, DC (ANI) - US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan will visit India next week, with plans to focus on reviewing progress under the Initiative for Critical and Emerging Technology with his counterpart Ajit Doval, people familiar with the development

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - Indian Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra on April 12 concluded a two-day visit to Washington D.C. during which he held discussions with his counterparts at the US State Department and the National Security Council. The Indian embassy said

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - The United States is putting behind recent irritants and acrimony in ties with India with a high-level visit by a top official to Delhi next week and glowing reviews of the bilateral relationship with one official

India-West News Desk SAN FRANCISCO, CA - The Karnataka High Court has ruled that students holding Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) cards should receive equal treatment with Indian citizens during the online counseling process for admission to undergraduate medical, dental, and

WASHINGTON, DC (ANI) - The United States has said that it "will not get into the middle of the situation" between India and Pakistan. The response by US Department of State spokesperson Matthew Miller came after he was asked about Washington's

Photo: @AnantaAspen India-West News Desk WASHINGTON, DC - Eric Van Nostrand, the US Treasury Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy, who is in New Delhi, dispelled notions that the United States is pressuring India to curb its oil imports from Russia. The Indian

NEW DELHI (ANI) - Recalling his meeting with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan during his first couple of weeks here in India, US Ambassador Eric Garcetti said that upon knowing that he met the actor, everybody in his office went

India-West News Desk NEW YORK, NY – A recent Pew survey has highlighted the socioeconomic disparities within the Asian American community, with Indian Americans and Filipino Americans emerging with the lowest poverty rates among Asian groups. Contrary to the common portrayal of

NEW DELHI (ANI) - Stating that religious freedom is an important part of any democracy, the US Ambassador to India, Eric Garcetti, said that sometimes New Delhi and Washington can "agree to disagree" on certain things. "We have a deep

VISAKHAPATNAM (ANI) - The Sea Phase of Exercise Tiger Triumph 2024 commenced on March 27, with Indian Navy and US Navy ships sailing out together. This phase in Visakhapatnam will witness Service personnel from both countries going through various facets of

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - India on March 27 summoned the US Acting Deputy Chief of Mission and took strong objection to his remarks on the arrest of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, asking the country for "a fair, transparent, and

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - US Ambassador Eric Garcetti said on March 27 that the US-India aviation partnership is about creating jobs and ensuring a free and open Indo-Pacific as he met Minister for Civil Aviation, Jyotiraditya Scindia, and had a

Photo: cspan India-West Staff Reporter WASHINGTON, DC - On March 25, the independent United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) expressed its apprehension regarding the Indian government's implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Enacted in 2019, the CAA aims to provide

WASHINGTON, DC (ANI) - US President Joe Biden extended Holi wishes on March 25 emphasizing that millions of people globally will join to celebrate the festival. Biden posted, "Today, millions around the world will join together to celebrate Holi, the arrival

Photo: Ananya Goswami, Director of Srishti Kathak Academy. WASHINGTON, DC (ANI) - The Indian Embassy in the US extended its greetings for Holi, wishing everyone a celebration resplendent with colors and music. The festival of Holi was celebrated at Dupont Circle, here. "Holi

WASHINGTON, DC (ANI) - US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, extended his wishes for the festival of Holi on March 25 and hoped that the festival of colors would bring happiness and friendship across the world. In a post on X

Photo: Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, a dual citizen of the United States and Canada India-West News Desk WASHINGTON, DC - In a recent development, an Indian investigation says the foiled plot to assassinate a Sikh separatist leader on U.S. soil was carried out

NEW DELHI - Ahead of the Lok Sabha Elections 2024, former Indian envoy to US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu has joined the Bharatiya Janata Party. Sandhu, who is from Punjab's Amritsar, said "In the last 10 years, I have worked closely with

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - US Ambassador Eric Garcetti said India and America are paving the way for a free, open, and prosperous Indo-Pacific as he hailed the ongoing joint exercise between the two nations, on Tuesday. A bilateral tri-service Humanitarian Assistance

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The US Secretary of Defense, Lloyd Austin, has appreciated the important role being played by the Indian Navy in conducting anti-piracy operations in the Indian Ocean region. He appreciated the Navy while having a discussion with Defense

WASHINGTON, DC (ANI) - The United States is trying to help India negotiate lower prices for Russian oil as it deepens sanctions on tankers carrying the petroleum above Western price caps, President Joe Biden's energy envoy said on March 13. Washington imposed

India-West News Desk WASHINGTON, DC – As the Russia-Ukraine war, which broke out in 2022, intensified, CNN said in an exclusive report, citing senior officials, the US started "preparing rigorously" for a potential nuclear strike by Moscow against Kiev. The Joe Biden

NEW DELHI (ANI) - The United States Coast Guard (USCG) ship Bertholf reached Port Blair on March 7 for joint exercises with the Indian Coast Guard (ICG). Codenamed "Sea Defenders-2024," the joint exercise is scheduled to take place on March 9-10,

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Attorney General of India R. Venkataramani has advocated the establishment of an Indo-US comparative and collaborative law platform to create cooperation in law and justice between the two nations. In his address on March 4 at the

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Google on March 1 announced to support ‘Shakti, India Election Fact-Checking Collective’, which is a consortium of news publishers and fact-checkers in the country, to curb the spread of deep

UJJAIN (IANS) - India cannot achieve its true economic potential without the greater inclusion of women in the formal workforce, US Consul-General in Mumbai, Mike Hankey, said here on March 1. Addressing the Ujjain Regional Industrial Conclave, Hankey said that the

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - The decks are clear now for India to take the next steps in acquiring 31 MQ-9B Sky Guardian armed drones with ammunition with the lapse on Friday of the 30 days for Congressional review of the

OTTAWA (ANI) - Canadian parliamentarian Jeremy Patzer hosted a Sindhi Round Table on February 29 to celebrate 'International Mother Language Day' at the Parliament.Other participating Canadian parliamentarians at the event included Cathy Wagantall, Tom Kmiec, as well as Canadian Senator,

India-West News Desk WASHINGTON, DC - The White House said President Joe Biden is fully committed to enhancing the efficiency of the sought-after H-1B visa and addressing the Green Card backlog, alongside other improvements to the nation's legal immigration system. The

WASHINGTON, DC (ANI) - The White House on February 28 emphasized the significant strides made by the Quad Alliance over the past three years and underscored the importance of continuing this momentum into 2024, particularly under India's host year. White House

NEW DELHI (ANI) - India and the United States on February 28 reviewed ongoing cooperation in counterterrorism and security domains in a day-long Homeland Security Dialogue, discussing steps to bolster bilateral efforts to combat terrorism and reaffirming their commitment to

Photo: The News Insight India-West News Desk BHUBANESWAR - In his philanthropic capacity, Bill Gates undertook a significant visit to Maa Mangala Basti here, emphasizing his dedication to global development. Accompanied by key officials, Gates delved into the intricacies of local government

AMRITSAR (ANI) - Former Indian Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu held a meeting with US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti in Amritsar. Sandhu posted, "Delighted to meet my good friend and Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti India in Amritsar.

NEW DELHI (IANS) - Defense Secretary Giridhar Aramane said on February 21 that India and the United States are key stakeholders in the Indo-Pacific region, bound by shared values and common interests. Speaking at the second edition of the INDUS-X Summit

NEW DELHI (ANI) - US Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs, Rena Bitter on February 22 during her ongoing visit to India highlighted the 'explosion' in travel between India and the US. She is in India on consular matters. "More

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on February 20 lauded the Indian community in Canada's Saskatchewan province as he welcomed the region's Premier for the 9th Raisina Dialogue here. Jaishankar wrote it was "great to meet" Premier Scott

MUNICH, (IANS) - External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar met his Canadian counterpart Melanie Joly on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference and discussed bilateral ties. The discussions came amid an ongoing diplomatic row between the two nations with Canada accusing