Trump and Modi exchange hugs, herald stronger U.S.-India ties

/ Jun 27, 2017

Trump and Modi exchange hugs, herald stronger U.S.-India ties

Hugging outside the White House on Monday, President Donald Trump and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi heralded an increasingly close strategic partnership as the U.S. branded a top militant from neighboring Pakistan as a “global terrorist.” Trump declared he was “true friend” of India ...

Trump OKs $2 billion surveillance drone sale to India

Jun 24, 2017

Trump OKs $2 billion surveillance drone sale to India

The Trump administration has authorized the sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India, the manufacturer said Friday, as the two nations’ leaders prepare for their first face-to-face meeting. India initiated its request to buy 22 Guardian MQ-9B unmanned aircraft for maritime surveillance last year. ...

Abbas in India to boost ties ahead of Modi's Israel trip

/ May 15, 2017

Abbas in India to boost ties ahead of Modi's Israel trip

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas landed in New Delhi late Sunday for a three-day visit looking to strengthen ties with India ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s historic trip to Israel. Abbas arrived with a delegation for his third state visit to India, where he ...

India hunts hidden cash in corruption blitz

/ Mar 26, 2017

India hunts hidden cash in corruption blitz

Mansions owned by maids, gardeners and drivers until now have aroused little suspicion in India, where the wealthy have long hidden fortunes in the names of lowly paid staff to avoid paying tax. But as the government broadens its crackdown on corruption, a new ...