US ‘locked and loaded’ to respond to Saudi oil attack: Trump

President Donald Trump said the US is ‘locked and loaded’ to respond to an attack on Saudi oil infrastructure that Washington has blamed on Iran, as Riyadh raced to restart operations at plants hit by drone attacks. Continue Reading

Trump to join Modi to address Indian-Americans in US

President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will jointly address over 50,000 Indian-Americans at the mega ‘Howdy, Modi!’ event in Houston on Sunday, which officials say is an ‘unprecedented’ occasion, reflective of the strong bonds of friendship and cooperation between India and the US. Continue Reading

Rocket blast at US Embassy in Kabul on 9/11 anniversary

A rocket exploded at the US Embassy in Afghanistan during the wee hours of today, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States, but officials at the compound declared all-clear about an hour later and reported no injuries. Continue Reading

US lawmakers seek transparency in Afghan peace deal

An influential group of three lawmakers on Friday sought assurance from the Trump administration that it will make available to the Congress the full text of any agreement signed with the Taliban. Continue Reading

Hotelier Dinesh Chawla held for stealing luggage at US airport

Dinesh Chawla, an Indian-origin hotelier who previously partnered with President Donald Trump’s family on four hotels, has been arrested on charges of stealing luggage from an airport in the US. Continue Reading

Reducing Indo-Pak tension one of five takeaways from G7: White House

The White House on Monday claimed helping reduce India-Pakistan tension is one of the five big takeaways from the just-concluded G7 Summit. Continue Reading

G7: Modi speaks good English, but doesn’t want to talk, jokes Trump

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks very good English, but he just doesn’t want to talk, US President Donald Trump said jokingly on Monday before the two leaders met for formal talks on the sidelines of the G-7 Summit. Continue Reading

Trump plans to scrap preferential trade status for India, Turkey

President Trump notified Congress in letters of his ‘intent to terminate’ trade benefits for both countries under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) eligibility criteria. Continue Reading