Foreign Press Center Briefing with Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal Topic: U.S. Foreign Policy Priorities in South and Central Asia Tuesday, December 3, 2013, 10:00 A.M. EST The Washington Foreign ... US Embassy Pakistan: Islamabad, 1 day ago
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US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Nisha Desai Biswal believes the India-US nuclear deal is not in limbo and it is for India and Pakistan to set the pace for conversations to resolve their issues. Rediff.com's Aziz Haniffa reports from Washington, DC. Nisha Desai Biswal, the new point person for South Asia in the Barck Obama administration, believes the landmark India-United States civilian nuclear agreement is a 'tremendous and powerful symbol of the relationship.' The ...Rediff.com, 1 day ago
Longtime diplomatic observers feel that if Narendra Modi were to become prime minister or even a Cabinet official if the BJP captures power in the next election, there is no way the State Department would refuse him entry into the US, unless Washington wanted to risk the unravelling of the carefully nurtured US-India strategic partnership. Rediff.com's Aziz Haniffa reports from Washington, DC. Nisha Desai Biswal, the new United States Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian ...Rediff.com, 1 day ago
'We give them a lot of money and they turn that money around and that goes to the bad guys that kill not only folks in America and Afghanistan, but you in India,' says United States Congressman Ted Poe. Aziz Haniffa reports. United States Congressman Ted Poe has never been once to mince words. He always kicks off his remarks with the warning that 'I am no diplomat and I am going to be blunt.' It was no surprise then that this is exactly what he did at the first-ever Republican Indian American ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
US First Lady Michelle Obama had a filmi Diwali! She "thinks she can dance", she said after she performed a Bollywood dance number with choreographer Nakul Mahajan. Later, addressing guests at the White House Mrs O paid a tribute to Oak Creek gurdwara victims. Aziz Haniffa reports Three generations of Indian Americans were among about 200 guests invited to the White House Diwali celebration Tuesday afternoon where United States First Lady Michelle Obama stole the show.Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
The first-ever Congressional Diwali celebration on Capitol Hill on Tuesday evening was a spectacular event by any measure, with the House of Representatives Rayburn Building lobby overflowing with over 500 members of the Indian American community, scores of United States lawmakers, administration officials and well-wishers ranging from leading American business and industry and policy wonks and think tank heads from some of Washington’s premier institutions. Aziz Haniffa reports. One had ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif continues his exhortation for US mediation in Kashmir, and harks back to his meeting with former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee when the latter had agreed to a resolution of Kashmir imbroglio; senior us officials assert there is ‘absolutely no change in us policy’ that Kashmir has to be resolved bilaterally. Aziz Haniffa reports. On the eve of his summit meeting with United States President Obama at the White House, Pakistani Prime Minister ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'We are by no means anywhere nearing having external financing difficulties or internal financing difficulties. The government’s credit is solid, there is absolutely no difficulty for the government in borrowing and it is borrowing effectively from the public today in a fairly free public debt market,' the RBI governor tells a meeting in Washington, DC. Aziz Haniffa reports. Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan, making his first appearance in Washington, DC, in his current ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'We have a common way of looking at the world, a common way of thinking, and a common set of values that predispose us to be partners. And our interests overlap greatly,' US Deputy Defence Secretary Dr Ashton B Carter tells Aziz Haniffa in an interview. The US Deputy Defence Secretary Dr Ashton B Carter -- designated by former defence secretary Leon Panetta as the point person to aggressively push United States-India defence cooperation to unprecedented levels -- has been so passionate ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
As Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meets President Obama at the White House on Friday, September 27, former US Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott, the man who set the ball rolling in transforming the United States-India relationship, tells Rediff.com's Aziz Haniffa why he believes US-India ties are ‘alive and healthy.’ Strobe Talbott, Deputy Secretary of State in the Clinton administration, was among the lead protagonists who transformed the United States-India relationship -- ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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