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Indian Muslims stay away from ISIS: US

Indian Muslims stay away from ISIS: US

'We have seen in India that radical ideology has by and large not been successful in taking root.'Aziz Haniffa/ reports. IMAGE: Muslim women stage a protest against ISIS in Mumbra, outside Mumbai, January 25, 2016. Photograph: PTI Photo   The Obama administration says that Indian Muslims have 'demonstrated a great deal of resilience' in not succumbing to the lure of Islamic extremism and joining terrorist groups despite undeniable overtures from both its leaders and sponsors., 1 month ago

'They respect each other as doers and not talkers'

'You can see that at a personal level, they really connected.'Aziz Haniffa/ reports from Washington, DC. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and United States President Barack Obama covered a wide array of discussions during their nearly three-hour interaction -- including their one-on-one in the Oval Office, the delegation-level meeting which they led, the press pool spray where they made brief remarks followed by the working luncheon -- and which saw the finalisation of several ...
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'Sale of F-16s to Pak in limbo'

Diplomatic and Congressional sources tell that for all intents and purposes, the F-16 sale is dead.Aziz Haniffa/ reports from Washington, DC. Nisha Desai Biswal, the Obama administration's point person for South Asia, has acknowledged that the administration has heard the United States Congress' concern over the proposed sale of F-16 fighter aircraft to Pakistan loud and clear, and admitted that supply of these planes to Islamabad is in limbo. Diplomatic and Congressional ...
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The crime no one wants to talk about

'Poverty-stricken and drought-affected families in Bundelkhand and Marathawada are selling their children for as little as a few hundred rupees.'Rashme Sehgal reports on the shocking rise in human trafficking in India. IMAGE: 'The numbers of trafficked girls and young boys is ten times the figures revealed by NCRB data.' Photograph: Mansi Thapliyal/Reuters The latest statistics provided by the National Crime Records Bureau are chilling -- the trafficking of minor girls has increased 65 per ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

'Modi hit the ball out of the park'

'The speech he delivered had a profound impact on my colleagues,' US Congressman Ed Royce, Chairman of the House Foreign Relations Committee, tells Aziz Haniffa/ in an exclusive interview. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a joint meeting of the United States Congress, January 8, 2016. Photograph: Press Information Bureau Republican Congressman Ed Royce, chairman of the United States House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, and the driving force behind urging ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Special Series: Modi comes to Washington

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on his fourth visit to America since being elected two years ago, the frequency of his visits a testimony to the importance India attaches to its relationship with the world's sole superpower. It is an understatement that the ties between the world’s oldest and most populous democracies, powered by the personal chemistry between their two leaders, are on an unprecedented high. To mark Prime Minister Modi's seventh meeting with President Obama and his ...
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Senator: Why is the US backing India's NSG membership?

Making nuclear exemptions for India, says Senator Edward Markey, 'only infuriates Pakistan and leads them to further increase their own nuclear capacities.'Aziz Haniffa/ reports from Washington, DC on a lively exchange in the US Senate over the Obama administration's decision to back India for NSG membership. IMAGE: George W Bush, the then US president, signs the United States-India Nuclear Cooperation Approval and Non-proliferation Enhancement Act at the White House, October 8, ...
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Modi may sign Logistics Agreement on US visit

'Of all the areas that define the future for a strong US-India partnership, none is more important than our defence and security ties.'Aziz Haniffa/ reports from Washington, DC. IMAGE: US Defence Secretary Dr Ashton Carter and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar aboard the USS Dwight D Eisenhower. Photograph: Senior Master Sergeant Adrian Cadiz   The Obama administration's point person for South Asia, Nisha Desai Biswal, was circumspect when asked directly by members of the Senate ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

US Congressman Ami Bera's dad admits to election fraud

Babulal 'Bob' Bera, US Congressman Ami Bera's 83-year-old father, faces 5 years in prison for making 'excessive contributions' to his son's political campaigns in 2009 and 2011.Aziz Haniffa/ reports from Washington, DC. In a devastating and equally sad political scandal for the Indian-American community, Babulal 'Bob' Bera, the 83-year-old father of United States Representative Dr Amerish 'Ami' Bera, California Democrat and the only Indian-American member in the US Congress, pleaded ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Now, US may sell F-16s to India

The US has told Pakistan this week it will have to pay full price for the 8 F-16s that Islamabad wants to buy.Now a US Senator reveals that the US wants to sell F-16s to India.Aziz Haniffa/ reports from Washington DC. IMAGE: Indian Air Force Su-30MKI fighter aircraft prepare to land at the Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, in preparation for Exercise Red Flag, which began April 28. Photograph: Staff Sergeant Joshua Turner/US Air Force   The co-chairs of the Senate India Caucus -- ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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