All you need to know about Anjali Bhardwaj: RTI activist being honoured by US for combatting corruption
The 48-year-old activist, who has been involved in the RTI movement for over two decades, has helped drive several legislations, including the RTI Act 2005, and The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013, among others
Indian social activist Anjali Bharadwaj among 12 winners of US state dept's anti-corruption champions award
Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the 12 individuals worked tirelessly 'to defend transparency, combat corruption, and ensure accountability in their own countries'
Pompeo has been tagged by a number of officials and analysts with the dubious distinction of the worst secretary of state in American history
At a congressional hearing on Wednesday, Democrats on the House Foreign Affairs Committee accused the state department’s top lawyer and the assistant secretary overseeing weapons sales of negligence on civilian deaths and of covering up the legal risks.
On flawed North Korea and Iran policies, John Bolton's new book blames 'the split between Trump and Trump'
President Donald Trump knew exactly what he was getting when he hired John Bolton in the spring of 2018 to be his national security advisor: An uber-hawk who made no secret of his belief that Iran and North Korea could be driven over the brink by extreme sanctions
China moves to tighten its grip on Hong Kong with stringent anti-dissent laws; Opposition leaders lament 'end' of city-State
China signalled on Thursday it would move forward with laws that would take aim at anti-government protests and other dissent in Hong Kong
US designates China's official media as operatives of State, will be subject to same rules as Beijing's diplomats
The State Department told China on Tuesday that its five foremost news agencies will officially be treated as foreign government functionaries, subject to similar rules as diplomats stationed in the United States
Surge in South American political protests linked to Russian trolls on Twitter, finds US Department of State
Watching political unrest explode across South America this fall, officials at the State Department noticed an eerily similar pattern in anti-government protests that otherwise had little in common
As Narendra Modi deftly concludes successful G7 Summit visit, Pakistan would do well to read writing on the wall
It seems that brick after brick is falling into place for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his effort to build a wall of support for India
India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday reasserted India's long standing position on outside intervention in India-Pakistan border conflict to his US counterpart, US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo.
Kashmir mediation: Official records reaffirm Narendra Modi made no such request to Donald Trump on sidelines of G20 Osaka summit
In the flurry of diplomatic activity that followed Donald Trump’s remarks on Kashmir mediation, both the sides checked their official records of discussion at the Osaka summit and found no mention of what the US president had claimed
Rescued from bondage, labourers contest in panchayat, ward polls to end illegal practice, bring positive change
It is still a distant dream for people rescued from bondage and bereft of basic human rights to come out and contest the Lok Sabha elections, but their entry into panchayat and ward elections is a positive step forward for India
Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State, US Department of State met Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday
Rex Tillerson to meet Narendra Modi, Sushma Swaraj and Ajit Doval today; security, terrorism likely to top agenda
US secretary of state Rex Tillerson will be visiting India on Wednesday and will meet Sushma Swaraj and Narendra Modi.
President Donald Trump has nominated Kenneth Juster who helped lay the foundations of the India-US nuclear cooperation agreement, as the new ambassador to New Delhi.
Washington: Frustrated with Pakistan's duplicity over its relationship with the US, a top American lawmaker has said Pakistan must be held accountable for continuously working against the interests of the US.
The US Department of State on Wednesday asked American citizens to avoid all non-essential travel to Pakistan as "foreign and indigenous terrorist groups" in the country "continue to pose a danger to US citizens".
Pakistan's involvement with terrorism has come under attack from the department of State and Defence, reflecting Washington's frustration with Islamabad.
The US' annual official report on international religious freedom will be released on Wednesday, a State Department spokesperson has said.
The US Army issue PVS-14 night vision device allegedly used by the perpetrators of the Gurdaspur attacks of July 27, is a sign of things to come.