Modi, Trump joint address historic tribute, says US diplomat

US President Donald Trump’s decision to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the mega ‘Howdy Modi’ rally in Houston over the weekend is a truly historic tribute to the contributions of the Indian-Americans, a top US diplomat has said. Continue Reading

Indo-Pak tensions less heated now: Donald Trump

Tensions between India and Pakistan over Kashmir is ‘less heated’ now than what was two weeks ago, US President Donald Trump has said, reiterating his offer to help the two South-Asian neighbours ease the situation, only if both of them want. Continue Reading

China lost trillions of dollars claims Trump

Trump asserted that the United States was doing very well against China, adding that the Chinese wanted to negotiate a trade deal “very badly”. The top two economies of the world have been locked in a bitter trade war since last year, imposing tit-for-tat tariffs on goods worth billions of dollars. Continue Reading

Tough, but good: Trump says after talking to Modi

US President Donald Trump today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan to work towards reducing tensions in the region over Kashmir, describing the situation as ‘tough’. Continue Reading

US President claim on Kashmir rocks Rajya Sabha

Amid a massive controversy over US President Donald Trump’s claim on Kashmir mediation, India today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi never made any such request to the US leader and reiterated that Kashmir is a
bilateral issue. Continue Reading

Cong welcomes BJP govt’s stand for denying Trump’s statement

The Congress today welcomed the government’s reiteration of India’s ‘no third party involvement’ stand on the Kashmir issue but asked why Prime Minister Narendra Modi is ‘mum’ over US President Donald Trump’s claim that the Indian leader asked him to mediate on the matter. Continue Reading

US fighter jets in Qatar amid tension with Iran

The US has deployed F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jets to Qatar for the first time as it beefs up its forces in the Middle East amid escalating tensions with Iran, officials said. Continue Reading