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US lawmakers ask Donald Trump administration to reconsider decision to revoke H4 visa permits
World

US lawmakers ask Donald Trump administration to reconsider decision to revoke H4 visa permits

A group of 15 influential lawmakers from California has urged the Trump administration to reconsider its move to revoke an Obama-era rule that gives work permits to spouses of certain categories of H-1B visas, the most sought-after among Indian IT professionals.

Trump administration plans to end work permits for H-1B visa spouses, would overturn Obama's order
World

Trump administration plans to end work permits for H-1B visa spouses, would overturn Obama's order

The Trump administration is planning to end allowing spouses of H1-B visa holders to work legally in the United States (US), a top federal agency official has told lawmakers, a move that could have a devastating impact on tens of thousands of Indians.

Donald Trump nominates Indian American Manisha Singh to key post in State Department
World

Donald Trump nominates Indian American Manisha Singh to key post in State Department

US President Donald Trump has nominated noted Indian-American lawyer Manisha Singh to a key administration position in the State Department, making her in charge of economic diplomacy.

Donald Trump administration strongly backs sale of F-16, F-18 fighter jets to India
India

Donald Trump administration strongly backs sale of F-16, F-18 fighter jets to India

The US administration has told the Congress that it "strongly supports" the sale of F-18 and F-16 fighter jets to India and asserted that the proposals have the potential to take India-US defence ties to the next level.

Doka La standoff, North Korea trouble come in quick succession, leave US administration in bind: Expert
India

Doka La standoff, North Korea trouble come in quick succession, leave US administration in bind: Expert

The Doka la standoff between India and China had put the US administration in an awkward position and it was not eager to get embroiled in, especially at a time when it was grappling with North Korea and seeking Beijing's assistance, an American expert has said.

US security aid to Pakistan 'will be conditioned' on steps Islamabad takes against terrorist groups: White House official
World

US security aid to Pakistan 'will be conditioned' on steps Islamabad takes against terrorist groups: White House official

America's security aid to Pakistan "will be conditioned" on the steps Islamabad takes against terrorist groups such as the Taliban and the Haqqani network, a senior US administration official has said.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Donald Trump swoops in to take credit for Qatar isolation; calls his visit to Saudi a success
World

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Donald Trump swoops in to take credit for Qatar isolation; calls his visit to Saudi a success

US President Donald Trump has claimed credit for the pressure being placed on Qatar by Gulf neighbours who accuse it of supporting terrorism in the region.

US administration proposes $800 million coalition support for Pakistan
World

US administration proposes $800 million coalition support for Pakistan

The Trump administration has proposed to give Pakistan $800 million as reimbursement for its military and logistical support in counter-terrorism operations in the next fiscal, a defence department official has said.

US administration proposes $190 million cut in aid to Pakistan
World

US administration proposes $190 million cut in aid to Pakistan

The Trump administration has proposed $344 million in financial assistance to Pakistan including $100 million in foreign military funding, a massive $190 million reduction in grant as compared to the 2016 fiscal.

Vladimir Putin ready to provide evidence of Donald Trump's intelligence sharing call
World

Vladimir Putin ready to provide evidence of Donald Trump's intelligence sharing call

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Moscow could provide a recording of the exchange between Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US President Donald Trump, but his aide later suggested he had meant a written transcript.

US judge blocks order denying funding to pro-immigrant cities, Donald Trump calls it 'ridiculous'
World

US judge blocks order denying funding to pro-immigrant cities, Donald Trump calls it 'ridiculous'

A US federal judge has blocked the Trump administration's executive order that could deny funding to 'sanctuary cities' harbouring illegal immigrants, a ruling that the US President termed as "ridiculous".

H-1B visa: India has strong case; Nirmala Sitharaman should match Trump rhetoric with political chutzpah
Business

H-1B visa: India has strong case; Nirmala Sitharaman should match Trump rhetoric with political chutzpah

Donald Trump was never known for a nuanced approach to public policy, and it is hardly surprising therefore that the US President has aides who shoot off their mouths about visa regimes like Wild West sheriffs who used to shoot first and ask questions later.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to meet Donald Trump in May
World

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to meet Donald Trump in May

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet Donald Trump in May, the Turkish foreign minister said on Wednesday, after the US president congratulated the Turkish leader for winning a referendum on enhancing his powers.

'Trump administration may approve major export of natural gas to India'
World

'Trump administration may approve major export of natural gas to India'

A senior US official's comments came as US President Donald Trump is set to sign an executive order to wipe out his predecessor Barack Obama's climate change legacy

Donald Trump to host Iraq PM Haider al-Abadi at White House, may discuss IS elimination
World

Donald Trump to host Iraq PM Haider al-Abadi at White House, may discuss IS elimination

US President Donald Trump will host Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi at the White House on Monday.

H-1B visa row: India monitoring developments, to hold meet with industrialists, says Nirmala Sitharaman
India

H-1B visa row: India monitoring developments, to hold meet with industrialists, says Nirmala Sitharaman

In the aftermath of United States President Donald Trump's crackdown on the H-1B visa, Minister of State for Commerce & Industry Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said they are monitoring developments with the Ministry of External Affairs to take a call on the issue soon.

Russian Minister tells new US administration to not repeat past mistakes
India

Russian Minister tells new US administration to not repeat past mistakes

Russia expects the new US administration not to repeat past mistakes of its predecessors who destroyed Russian-US relations, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Thursday.

Islamic State group's Twitter traffic has plunged 45% in two years: US administration
News & Analysis

Islamic State group's Twitter traffic has plunged 45% in two years: US administration

The Islamic State group's Twitter traffic has plunged 45 percent in the past two years, the Obama administration says

Keen to work with Modi govt on military issues: Pentagon
World

Keen to work with Modi govt on military issues: Pentagon

"We look forward to working with the new administration on a military-to-military relationship that we believe is mutually productive and helpful for all of us," Kirby said.