In a bid boost to their strategic ties, India and the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday signed more than a dozen pacts in key areas like defence, security, trade and energy apart from a comprehensive strategic partnership agreement amidst assertion by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that cooperation stands poised for a ‘major take off’. However, much-anticipated pact pertaining to the $75 billion (Rs 5 lakh crore) investment fund, committed by the UAE, was not among the fourteen pacts ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'There will be some issues of contention, especially on H1B visa and on trade policy.'Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Dr Vijay Chauthaiwale, chief of the Overseas Friends of Bharatiya Janata Party, tells Archis Mohan there might be hiccups in India-US relations during the Donald Trump administration, but by and large ties would be positive. The recent electoral victories have made Prime Minister Narendra Modi's position in domestic politics so much more unassailable. How could this impact ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
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