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Lots of top jobs for desis in Hillary White House

Lots of top jobs for desis in Hillary White House

'She will recognise the talent of the Indian-American community.'Aziz Haniffa/ reports from Washington, DC. IMAGE: US Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton with supporters at a campaign rally in Bridgeport, Connecticut, US. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters United States Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's national campaign chairman John Podesta has strongly indicated that if Clinton is elected President, it is a virtual no-brainer that Indian Americans will ..., 1 week ago

PM Modi to address US Congress on June 8

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a Joint Meeting of the US Congress on June 8 when he visits Washington, DC.House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman, Ed Royce has issued the statement after Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan accepted his request. I applaud Speaker Ryan for inviting Prime Minister Modi to address a Joint Meeting of Congress, and I look forward to welcoming the Prime Minister to the Capitol. This address will serve as a sign of the deep and important relationship ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago US Congressmen want PM to address Congress in June  Rediff.com1 week ago

'US doesn't need to choose between India and Pakistan'

Senator John Cornyn, founder and Republican co-chair of the Senate India Caucus, strongly defends his vote against a resolution to block the sale of F-16s to Pakistan.Aziz Haniffa/ reports from Washington, DC. IMAGE: Senator John Cornyn, second from right, has opposed a resolution intended to block the Obama administration's decision to sell F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan. United States Senator John Cornyn, a Texas Republican and founder and GOP co-chair of the Senate India Caucus -- ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago 'We have much more to do with India today than Pakistan'  Rediff.com3 weeks ago Despite anger against Pakistan, US Senate delivers blow to India  Rediff.com1 month ago

'We are here because of Modi and Obama's vision'

'Big countries do not agree on every set of issues.''Look, one of the differences in the relationship is that when we do not agree, we are sitting down and talking to each other.' In Part I of an exclusive interview with Aziz Haniffa/, United States Ambassador to India Richard Rahul Verma spoke about how promising the past year has been for India-US ties. In this segment of this three-part series, Ambassador Verma talks about the progress made by New Delhi and Washington in areas ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Major India-US defence deals to be signed next week

Members of his team and industry were right now in India, US Defence Secretary Ash Carter disclosed, 'looking at the potential co-production of fighter aircraft.'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   United States Defence Secretary Ash Carter Friday, a day before emplaning for India, strongly indicated that ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

'Wonder what they are trying to hide'

'The Indian government has accepted and is a party to international agreements, standards and conventions on religious freedom.''We did not force it on them. We are not trying to impose something on them that they haven't already agreed to...' 'India has never allowed us to visit, which is very disappointing for such a wonderful country with such a rich democratic tradition. They seem to be afraid to let us in.' 'I would encourage Indians to create an Indian Commission for International ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Exclusive! Why Tulsi Gabbard doesn't want Hillary as Prez

'A vote for Hillary means a vote for endless wars of trying to overthrow governments and rebuilding foreign countries.''A vote for Bernie Sanders means an end to these interventionist wars, and instead spending our money and precious resources rebuilding our own country,' Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, the only Hindu-American in the United States Congress, tells Aziz Haniffa/ United States Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard abruptly quit her position as vice-chair of the Democratic National ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Exclusive! US Ambassador Richard Verma's journey so far

'The past year has yielded extraordinary results in the strategic, commercial, and people-to-people components of the India-United States partnership, US Ambassador to India Richard Rahul Verma tells Aziz Haniffa/ in an exclusive interview. 'Our policy has been so pro-active and positive... towards engagement and towards trying to build a bigger and better and deeper relationship with India. What could be more thrilling than having that as your objective each day?' asks Ambassador ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Why Washington is moving close to Colombo

'What we have heard from the Sri Lankans is their desire to have a foreign policy that allows Sri Lanka to best advance its own interests rather than a foreign policy that relied solely on one relationship.' 'We think this is an attitude that makes a lot of sense. India and Sri Lanka have many areas of shared interests, and it's certainly welcomed by us to see that deepening of those ties.' IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena in Colombo, March, ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Is he Obama's nominee for the US Supreme Court?

Judge Srikanth 'Sri' Srinivasan was nominated as a federal judge on the US Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia, the nation's second highest court by President Barack Obama in 2012. Judge Sri was the first South Asian American to be accorded that honour. Now as he seems a front-runner to be nominated to the US Supreme Court, to replace Justice Anton Scalia who died last Saturday, we present India Abroad Editor Aziz Haniffa's profile of the judge when he was honoured as India Abroad ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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