Kenneth Juster, President Trump’s choice for Ambassador to India, queried on trade, human rights at Senate hearing

Kenneth Juster, President Trump’s choice for Ambassador to India, queried on trade, human rights at Senate hearing

Testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Kenneth Juster pledged, if confirmed as Washington’s top diplomat in Delhi, he will work to “advance the strategic partnership with India, a relationship that is critical to our national security and economic interests”, he said. Continue reading Kenneth Juster, President Trump’s choice for Ambassador to India, queried on trade, human rights at Senate hearing

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Vice President Joe Biden: Our Goal is to be India’s Best Friend

Vice President Joe Biden: Our Goal is to be India’s Best Friend

On the eve of the integral India-US Strategic and Commercial Dialogue and just days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meeting with President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden has declared: “Our goal is to be India’s best friend”. Continue reading Vice President Joe Biden: Our Goal is to be India’s Best Friend

Donald Trump: India and the US “are going to be best friends”

Donald Trump: India and the US “are going to be best friends”

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told a large Indian-American crowd in Edison, New Jersey: “I am a big fan of Hindu and I am a big fan of India. Big, big fan. Let me start by stating right up front that if I’m elected president, the Indian and Hindu community will have a true friend in the White House. That I can guarantee you”. Continue reading Donald Trump: India and the US “are going to be best friends”

Prime Minister Modi’s Address to Congress Draws Multiple Standing Ovations, Sustained Applause

Prime Minister Modi’s Address to Congress Draws Multiple Standing Ovations, Sustained Applause

Prime Minister Modi received a remarkable welcome on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, where he addressed a joint session of the US Congress – a welcome befitting the leader of the world’s largest democracy and underscoring the immense importance US lawmakers accord to bilateral ties. Continue reading Prime Minister Modi’s Address to Congress Draws Multiple Standing Ovations, Sustained Applause