Ukraine crisis tops agenda at Biden-Modi virtual meet

Ukraine crisis tops agenda at Biden-Modi virtual meet

“India is an incredibly important partner,” said White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki. “We consult very closely with India on a range of issues. And this was an opportunity to work very closely and discuss the consequences of Russia’s unprovoked and unjustified war against Ukraine.” Continue reading Ukraine crisis tops agenda at Biden-Modi virtual meet

Key US lawmakers introduce bill to make Diwali a federal holiday

Key US lawmakers introduce bill to make Diwali a federal holiday

Flanked by colleagues in Congress, Democrat Carolyn Maloney of New York announced the introduction of the Deepavali Day Act on the eve of the festival of lights celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and some Buddhists all over the world. Continue reading Key US lawmakers introduce bill to make Diwali a federal holiday

Prime Minister Modi’s US visit an opportunity to strengthen global partnership with India: White House official

Prime Minister Modi’s US visit an opportunity to strengthen global partnership with India: White House official

“The relationship between the United States and India goes so much deeper than just a government-to-government relationship; it really is a relationship between two peoples”, a senior Biden administration official said in a call with reporters. Continue reading Prime Minister Modi’s US visit an opportunity to strengthen global partnership with India: White House official