Galwan Valley clash: Five short-term and three long-term ways in which India can contain the Chinese threat
Beyond the short-term objectives, as Sino-Indian relationship turns unambiguously adversarial and hostile, India must appropriately reset its national security and foreign policy strategies.
India should go back to negotiating table with Taliban, but without abandoning Kabul in forthcoming intra-Afghan talks
Though India has more faith in Abdullah Abdullah, rather than the mercurial Ghani, its fundamental operating principle has been that a legitimate government should be central to talks, and not a sideshow.
Ahead of Donald Trump's India visit, US diplomat Alice Wells calls ties 'unshakeable', says looking forward to even warmer relationship
Alice Wells asserted that Trump administration looks forward to an even warmer relationship as Narendra Modi will host Donald Trump later this month
US diplomat Alice Wells calls for swift release of J&K political leaders held without charge, lauds progress on Kashmir, partial return of internet
US diplomat Alice Wells on Friday urged New Delhi to release the political leaders of Jammu and Kashmir who have been detained without charge, while lauding the incremental steps taken by the government on Kashmir, including the partial return of internet service in the Valley
Envoys' visit to Jammu and Kashmir 'important step', says US but expresses concern over political leaders' detentions, internet shutdown
US expressed concern over continued detention of political leaders, restrictions on internet in region
US senators slam S Jaishankar for rebuffing Pramila Jayapal over her Kashmir views; minister had refused to meet panel that included Congresswoman
From presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to Indian origin Congresswoman Kamala Harris who recently dropped out of the race for White House, Democrats stood beside Jayapal and criticised India for 'silencing' its critic
S Jaishankar refuses to meet congresswoman who moved J&K resolution in US House, calls it 'not fair understanding of situation'
Addressing a group of Indian reporters on Thursday as he concluded his trip to Washington DC, which was primarily to attend the India-US 2+2 dialogue, S Jaishankar said the resolution introduced this month in the House of Representatives was not a fair characterisation of the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
S Jaishankar pitches for H-1B visa holders at bilateral meet with US, says movement of people deepened ties between two countries
Pitching strongly for H-1B visa holders, S Jaishankar reiterated the significant contribution made by the movement of persons in a fair and non-discriminatory manner to the deepening of bilateral ties between India and the United States
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Mark Esper were meeting their Indian counterparts Wednesday for strategic and security talks as both countries deal with domestic political crises.
US House Subcommittee hearing aimed to target India, but that doesn't mean it didn't contain lessons for New Delhi
Anyone who watched the hearing by the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, would have discerned not only that India got a drubbing and that Pakistan got away scot-free, but also that the State Department gave a far more professionally-measured statement than the panellists themselves
Donald Trump should be grateful to John Bolton; dumped NSA saved US from major embarrassment by preventing ludicrous deal with Taliban
Notably, before he left, John Bolton does seem to have got his way with the Afghanistan issue, resulting in the cancellation.
US grants sanctions waiver to India on Chabahar: Port is at the centre of Washington's South Asia strategy
The US has taken a well-thought-out decision to exempt India from sanctions regarding the development of the strategically-located Chabahar port in Iran
Pakistan grapples under US pressure to bring Afghan Taliban to table; disobeying Donald Trump may douse IMF bailout hope
What is hardly hidden from the public gaze is that the Donald Trump administration wants Pakistan’s help in bringing the Afghan Taliban to the negotiating table so that American troops can exit Afghanistan without any threat to the Ashraf Ghani government.
Top US state department official in Pakistan for crucial talks to strengthen bilateral ties, kick-start peace process in Afghanistan
Foreign office spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal confirmed that principal deputy assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asia, ambassador Alice Wells is visiting Islamabad.
India should keep close eye on Kabul as General Raziq's death gives ISI crucial role in stabilising Afghanistan
The growing strategic depth that the Taliban in Afghanistan has given to Pakistan's ISI would not be bartered away at any cost, that too at present when it expects greater concessions from Washington, which is willing to negotiate things out
Donald Trump administration has reiterated its support for India's bid for a permanent seat in a reformed UN Security Council.
US will consider Chabahar factor in impact of Iran sanctions on India and Afghanistan, says Department of State official
Relations between the US and India are on "an upward trajectory", and "this is one of the most dynamic and strategic partnerships that the US enjoys", the official said.
Ajit Doval in US: NSA holds talks with Mike Pompeo and James Mattis, discusses 'future direction' of bilateral ties
Ajit Doval on Friday held "broad-based" talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Defence Secretary James Mattis and his American counterpart John Bolton.
Donald Trump administration official says India 'constitutionally enshrined' minority rights, freedom of religion
Alice Wells told a Washington audience that the United States has had conversations about human rights with all countries, including India.
Taliban ready for second round of talks with US; group wants meet to focus on prisoner exchange, confidence-building
The Taliban have sought direct talks to settle US concerns about its participation in Afghanistan's future as well as the presence of NATO and the US in the country.