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India Says It is in Quiet Talks With China to Tackle Border Stand-off

When Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met on the sidelines of a regional conference last month, officials said they reached an understanding not to let the two countries' long-standing "differences become disputes". (more…)

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India Elects President From Caste Once Known as ‘Untouchables’

A Dalit was elected India’s 14th president on Thursday, a rare achievement for a member of a community once known as “untouchables” and one of the most deprived groups in India. (more…)

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U.S. Japan, India Begin Largest Naval Exercises in Two Decades as China Looks On

A rising Chinese presence in the Indian Ocean has prompted the largest naval exercise the region has seen in more than two decades. (more…)

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Israel and India Launch Technology Fund, Sign 7 Agreements on Space, Water and Agriculture

Israel and India launched a technology fund Wednesday aimed at growing the countries’ business relationship, and signed seven accords boosting cooperation in areas ranging from space research to water and agriculture. (more…)

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Building Project in Eastern Himalayas Raises Tensions Between India and China

A tense standoff between India and China over a Chinese road-building project in the eastern Himalayas is ratcheting up tensions between the two Asian neighbors and is being described by analysts as their most serious border confrontation in recent decades. (more…)

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Companies and Governments Counting Cost of Global Cyberattack

Companies and governments around the world on Wednesday counted the cost of a software epidemic that has disrupted ports, hospitals, and banks. Ukraine, which was hardest hit and where the attack likely originated, said it had secured critical state assets - though everyday life remained affected, with cash machines out

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Vice President Pence to Visit India Soon

Vice President Mike Pence has said he is planning to visit India soon and asserted that the Indo-US partnership has never looked brighter with the best days for the two nations yet to come. Describing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with US President Donald Trump as "historic and productive", Pence

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China Launches New Large Guided-Missile Destroyer

China launched its newest warship on Wednesday, a large guided-missile destroyer touted as the latest in naval technology and seen as a challenge to naval rivals in Asia. (more…)

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President Trump Urged To Address India’s Religious Repression During Prime Minister Modi’s Visit

United States senators urged President Trump to address India's deteriorating religious freedom conditions -- including its discrimination against foreign humanitarian organizations -- when he met with that country's prime minister Monday (June 26). (more…)

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U.S. President Trump and India’s Prime Minister Modi Pledge to Boost Security and Trade Ties

U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are pledging to work together to boost security and trade ties. (more…)

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