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NEW DELHI, (IANS) - From running targeted ads to participating in rallies with the Indian Americans, in the run-up to the 2020 elections, then President Donald Trump made a concerted attempt to grab the community vote. For the people involved in

India-West News Desk  WASHINGTON, DC – While acknowledging reports regarding purported connections between Newsclick and China, Vedant Patel, Principal Deputy Spokesperson of the State Department in a routine briefing here said the US cannot comment on the accuracy of the claims. Indian

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - India is learned to have told Canada to withdraw around 40 diplomats from the country by October 10 amid worsening ties between the two nations, according to reports. The reports have said that New Delhi has conveyed

WASHINGTON DC (ANI) - Terming the India-US ties one of the most defining partnerships, several Biden administration officials praised External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar’s commitment to this bond, calling him the “architect” of modern US-India relations. These accolades came during a

Photo: File photo @HCI_Ottawa TORONTO, (IANS) - The current tensions between Canada and India cast their shadow on this year’s biggest Indo-Canadian awards night when Sudha Murty, wife of Infosys founder N. R. Narayana Murty, was given the $50,000 Global Indian

CHANDIGARH, (IANS) - It is the rivalry of Punjab's gangs that has been hitting national and international headlines. The latest was the killing of NIA-wanted gangster Sukhdool Singh, alias Sukha Duneke, who was shot dead in Canada's Winnipeg in an

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The US Mission to India said on September 28 that it has reached and surpassed its goal to process one million non-immigrant visa applications in 2023. Stating that Indians made over one in 10 visa applications worldwide,

WASHINGTON, DC (ANI) - The US on September 25 reiterated that it is deeply concerned by the allegations made by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau regarding India’s involvement in the killing of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar and called for

TORONTO (IANS) - Several Khalistan supporters rallied outside Indian diplomatic missions in the Canadian cities of Vancouver, Ottawa and Toronto following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s allegation of India's involvement in the murder of radical Sikh leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar. Nijjar, a

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Indian and US armies are going to participate in joint military exercise "Yudh Abhyas" in Alaska, the Defence Ministry announced on September 24. The theme of the exercise is "Employment of an Integrated Battle Group in Mountain/Extreme

NEWPORT, RI (IANS) - Indian Navy chief, Admiral R. Hari Kumar attended the 25th International Seapower Symposium here on September 23. At the conference, the CNS spoke extensively about the challenges of Human Resource Management, with specific reference to recruitment and

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - The US was the Five Eyes member country that provided some kind of corroborating intelligence that Canada used to firm up its assessment that Hardeep Singh Nijjar, a Canadian citizen, and Khalistan activist, was killed in

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - After Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar was shot dead outside a Gurdwara in British Columbia, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents visited several Sikh leaders and warned them that their lives were also at risk,

OTTAWA (IANS) - Canada on September 22 said there is no place for hate in the country amid circulation of an online video in which Hindu Canadians are told to leave the country. Public Safety Canada, the department responsible for the

NEW YORK, NY (ANI) - The Quad nations, which includes the US, India, Japan and Australia, on September 22 reaffirmed their commitment to counter terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, including the "cross-border movement of terrorists and countering terror finance

Trudeau doubled down on his charge of a foreign government interfering on his country's soil at the UN.  OTTAWA (IANS) - The Canadian government has collected "human and signal intelligence" involving Indian officials, including Indian diplomats present in Canada linking them

WASHINGTON, DC (ANI) - US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan on September 21 said he will not be going into the substance of private diplomatic conversations. However, he said that the US is consulting with Ottawa closely and is in

NEW DELHI (ANI) - Visa services provider BLS International has with immediate effect suspended Indian visa services in Canada, amid a diplomatic standoff between the countries. BLS International Services Limited is an Indian outsourcing service provider for government and diplomatic missions

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The Indian and the US armies will co-host the 13th IPACC, 47th IPAMS, and 9th SELF, a three-day conference of Chiefs of Armies and delegates of 35 countries in New Delhi from 25th to 27th September. The

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - The has thrown its weight behind Canada in the latter’s ongoing diplomatic row with India, saying on September 20 that "we support Canada’s ongoing law enforcement efforts" and that it was coordinating and consulting "closely" with

OTTAWA (IANS, ANI) - Amid worsening bilateral ties in the wake of tit-for-tat diplomatic expulsions over the alleged Indian involvement in the killing of a Khalistan leader on its soil, the Canadian government on September 19 issued a travel advisory,

NEW DELHI (ANI) - President Joe Biden has been invited to India's January 26 Republic Day celebrations here, the US Ambassador to India, Eric Garcetti revealed on September 20 Garcetti said the invitation was extended to Biden by PM Modi on

NEW YORK, NY (ANI) - US President Joe Biden came with a very positive and optimistic feeling after the G20 Summit in India and a lot of great work was done in those couple of productive days, White House official

NEW DELHI, (IANS) – The Canadian Embassy here, asked locally engaged staff at the Embassy to vacate the premises immediately in view of the current diplomatic tensions. The source further said that in an email communication, all the employees were asked

India's External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar NEW DELHI, (IANS) - India on September 19 rejected claims by the Canadian government that it was involved in the killing of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar. Terming it as "absurd and motivated" the external

Prime Minister Trudeau makes his statement in the House of Commons. TORONTO, (IANS) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on September 19 that he is not aiming to provoke India. "The government of India needs to take this matter with

File photo of National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - The US has expressed "deep concern" over Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's allegations of a "potential link between Indian government agents and the murder of Khalistan Tiger Force chief

WASHINGTON, DC  (ANI) - Congressman Brad Sherman on September 15 raised the issue of kidnappings by criminals, enforced disappearances, extrajudicial killings, and imprisonment of women by authorities without due process in Pakistan, particularly in Sindh. Sherman also highlighted the case of

TORONTO, (IANS) - Canada’s top York University is entering into a partnership with O.P. Jindal Global University in Sonipat, Haryana, as part of its broader outreach in India. Rhonda Lenton, president, and vice-chancellor of York University is visiting India this week

NEW DELHI (ANI) - India had offered services of aircraft 'Air India One' to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after his special aircraft developed a technical glitch shortly before his departure from New Delhi after the G20 Summit, said sources. The

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - On the second day of the G20 summit, world leaders on September 10 paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat here. Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed each of them with a khaadi shawl. All leaders paid homage to

TORONTO (IANS) - Sikhs turned up in large numbers at a Khalistan referendum event in Canada just as Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed New Delhi's strong concerns the same day about continuing anti-India activities in the North American nation to

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - President Joe Biden said on September 10 that in addition to the "significant business" done at the just-concluded G20 in India, he was able to raise the “importance of respecting human rights … the vital role

TORONTO (IANS) - In the latest attack on Hindu places of worship in Canada, a prominent temple in the British Columbia province has been vandalized with anti-India and pro-Khalistan graffiti. The outer walls of Shree Mata Bhameshwari Durga Society Mandir in

India-West News Desk NEW DELHI - President Joe Biden upon arrival here for the G20 Summit held a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The meeting on September 8 took place at the Indian leader’s official residence — 7, Lok Kalyan

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - India has done away with additional duties on some American products like chickpeas, lentils, and apples, as President Joe Biden arrives on a three-day visit to India. These additional duties were imposed in 2019 in response to

WASHINGTON, DC (ANI) - White House official Jake Sullivan, on September 5, said that China has the option to "come in and play the role of a spoiler" at the upcoming G20 Summit, scheduled to take place on September 9

WASHINGTON, D.C (ANI) - The US on September 5 rejected the so-called "standard map" claims by China and called on the nation to comport with its maritime claims in the South China Sea and elsewhere. In a regular press briefing on

TORONTO, (IANS) - A Khalistan referendum event, scheduled to take place on September 10 at a school in Canada, has been cancelled after images of weapons on the poster were brought to the school authorities' notice by concerned residents. The Surrey

CHENNAI, (IANS) - The Indo-US maritime patrol and reconnaissance training by the Tridents of Patrol Squadron VP 26 of the United States and the Albatross of the Indian Naval Air Squadron ended on August 30 at the India Naval Air

India-West News Desk WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Congress has given the green light to the GE Aerospace - Hindustan Aeronautics Limited collaboration to produce fighter jet engines for the Indian Air Force. The agreement involves the production of jet

BENGALURU, (IANS) - Former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama will visit Mandya in Karnataka in December to lay the foundation stone for the International Yoga and Meditation Centre. A delegation led by Indian American physician Dr Lakshminarasimha Murthy of the

NEW DELHI (ANI) - US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti said here that both the countries, the United States and India are stronger together and there is nothing that the two countries cannot do together. While speaking at the 2023

HOUSTON, TX (IANS) - Space agencies of the US, the UK and Europe have congratulated the success of India's Chandrayaan-3 mission after India became the first nation in the world to land near the South Pole of the moon. India

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - President Joe Biden will visit India from September 7-10 for the annual meeting of the G-20, which India is hosting as the chair, and he will use the opportunity to put forward a “value proposition” on

TORONTO, (IANS) - The Canadian government is considering a cap on the number of international students to address the growing housing crisis, one of the main goals of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's new cabinet. The country hosted more than 8,00,000 international

NEW DELHI (ANI) - US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti on August 18 shared his delight and said that he is excited to elevate India-US relations during his tenure as today he completed 100 incredible days as the US ambassador

WASHINGTON, DC (ANI) - US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra is participating in the two-day G20 Health Ministers’ meeting in Gandhinagar. Secretary Becerra will emphasize that the US' partnership with India is one of the most consequential

MUMBAI (ANI) – A US court on August 17 denied the writ of habeas corpus filed by Tahawwur Rana, paving the way for US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to issue a certification for him to be extradited to India,

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 16 met an eight-member Congressional delegation from the US. He said after the meeting that strong bipartisan support from the US Congress is instrumental in elevating ties between both nations. "Glad to