india caucus

US senators seek expanded defence trade with India


July 21st, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) Eyeing India's expansive multi-million dollar military modernisation programme, two top US lawmakers have asked the Pentagon to develop a closer defence relationship with New Delhi, including ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now Delaware seeks to boost ties with India


May 5th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) More and more American state governors are lining up to explore the Indian potential. The latest is from the coastal state of Delaware whose governor, Jack ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Massive Indian investments create jobs in US


April 26th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Indian companies operating in 40 US states have invested over $820 million in manufacturing facilities in America, creating thousands of jobs, revealed a survey.The 2012 India ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Huge Indian investments create jobs in US: Survey


April 26th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Indian companies operating in 40 American states have invested over $820 million in manufacturing facilities in the US, creating thousands of jobs, according to the 2012 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gary Ackerman, friend of India, calls it quits


March 16th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 16 (IANS) Gary Ackerman, a longtime Democratic congressman considered a great friend of India, has announced he would not seek re-election, bringing to an end a colourful political ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Stable Pakistan in interest of India, US, say senators


January 12th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 12 (IANS) The US Senate India Caucus Thursday said a stable Pakistan is in the interest of both the United States and India."There seems to be real time ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Partnership Summit to accrue investments for Andhra Pradesh


January 9th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 9 (IANS) For the first time in nearly three years, Andhra Pradesh is set to bid for attracting investments when it hosts the 2012 Partnership Summit here ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US Congressional team to focus on trade, defence in India


January 6th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) A five-member Congressional delegation led by Senator Mark Warner, co-chair of the India Caucus, begins a weeklong visit to the country Saturday to explore fresh ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US sees ‘great opportunity’ in boosting India ties


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) Acknowledging the broad bipartisan support enjoyed by India-US relations on Capitol Hill, key US lawmakers and officials alike have vowed to seize the "moment of great opportunity."Expression ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US senators confident of ‘true partnership’ with India


December 1st, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Expressing confidence in the future of India-US relations, key members of the US Senate have highlighted the "true partnership" and the expanding cooperation between the "world's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US lawmaker hails India’s positive role in Afghanistan


November 5th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) Describing a strong US-India partnership as an important factor for Afghanistan's peace and prosperity, a leading US senator has welcomed India's positive contribution to Afghanistan's reconstruction.Senator ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India’s restraint in tackling terror remarkable, says US senator


October 4th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) India's restraint in the face of continuing terrorist attacks by Pakistan-based groups is nothing short of remarkable and in keeping with the best traditions of India, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US lawmakers warn against China-Pakistan N-deals


July 24th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 24 (IANS) Two US lawmakers have warned that continuation of "secretive" China-Pakistan nuclear deals is setting a wrong precedent as Islamabad had gained its atomic capabilities through "international ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US senator honoured as ‘Friend of India’


May 6th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 6 (IANS) The Connecticut unit of the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) has honoured a US senator, a corporate CEO and a young paediatric diabetes practitioner ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US Senator Dodd to be honoured as ‘Friend Of India’


April 29th, 2010 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Influential US senator Christopher Dodd will be presented "Friend of India Award" by the Connecticut unit of Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) at its Annual ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian Americans rally to block F-16s sale to Pakistan


April 6th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) A group of prominent Indian Americans, led by noted physician Sudhir Parikh, are lobbying hard to block Washington's sale of F-16 combat aircraft to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US Congress adopts bipartisan resolution to honour Manmohan Singh


November 23rd, 2009 - 8:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.23 (ANI): The United States Senate has adopted a bipartisan resolution by unanimous consent "honouring the Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh, for his service to the people of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US Senate welcomes Manmohan Singh


November 23rd, 2009 - 2:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) US Senate Sunday welcomed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as he arrived on a State visit with a unanimous resolution saying that India and the United States can ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India one of US’ ’strongest allies and friends’: Senator


August 15th, 2009 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Senator John Cornyn, founder and co-chairman of the Senate India Caucus, has greeted Indian Americans on India's Independence Day saying their native country was among America's "strongest allies ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Senators welcome Indian envoy on Capitol Hill (Lead)


July 29th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 29 (IANS) About two dozen leading senators cutting across the political divide rubbed shoulders with leading Indian Americans from across the US to welcome Indian Ambassador Meera Shankar ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US lawmakers warming up to rising India


July 29th, 2009 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 29 (IANS) Reflecting the growing importance of India-US ties, some two dozen senators across the political divide rubbed shoulders with Indian Americans from across the US to welcome ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India-US cooperation benefits both nations, say senators


July 28th, 2009 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 28 (IANS) In a reflection of bipartisan support for growing Indo-US ties, two influential US senators have said robust cooperation between the US and India means increased ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US Senator says sorry for ‘mistakenly’ calling India a threat


July 27th, 2009 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 27 (IANS) An influential American senator, who played a key role in getting the India-US civilian nuclear deal passed, has apologised for "mistakenly" suggesting "a rising" India ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US lawmakers seek to fortify strategic partnership with India


June 5th, 2009 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 5 (IANS) Citing the India-US civil nuclear deal as proof of the benefits of a strategic partnership with India, two senior senators have invited fellow lawmakers to join ... Read more...

Posted in World |

It’s raining honours for Mallika Sherawat


April 29th, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
After becoming the first Bollywood celebrity to have a milkshake named after her at the hotspot "Millions of Milkshakes' in Hollywood city, Mallika Sherawat has now become the latest recipient of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indian-Americans’ ‘Washington Chalo’ seeks tough line on Pakistan


January 28th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) In a "Washington Chalo" campaign in the aftermath of the Mumbai terror attacks, over 200 Indian-American community leaders from across the US have urged lawmakers to take a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

USINPAC, coalition partners meet over 60 US Members of Congress


January 28th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.28 (ANI): The US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) and its coalition partners converged on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to meet US lawmakers and urge them to adopt a tougher ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US senator reaffirms support for India in fight against terror


January 15th, 2009 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) John Cornyn, an influential US senator, has reaffirmed his strong support for India and the critical importance of a strong America-India friendship in confronting the very real threat ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Benefits of upgrading F-16s for Pak exceed risks of straining ties with India


September 19th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Sept 19 (ANI): The US seems to be caught between India and Pakistan as far as upgrading the F-16 jets is concerned. While the US Congress has already okayed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Subscribe