The biggest stories of March 31, 2014
Mar 31, 2014
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 21, 2014
The US interim Ambassador to India today paid a courtesy visit to Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel here and discussed a host of issues, including relations between the two countries and the BJP-ruled state's progress in the energy sector.
India | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from PTI) | Thursday August 21, 2014
The phone call from President Barack Obama to Narendra Modi to congratulate him on his massive electoral victory "set the tone" for ending a frosty relationship between the US and the BJP leader, said America's interim Ambassador Kathleen Stephens to...
World | Reuters | Saturday July 26, 2014
India threatened on Friday to block a worldwide reform of custom rules, which some estimates say could add $1 trillion to the global economy and create 21 million jobs, prompting a U.S. warning that its demands could kill global trade reform efforts.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 10, 2014
The Obama Administration hopes that the US Senate would soon approve the nomination of the new Ambassador to India, the top diplomatic post lying vacant since May, once the White House announces it.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 22, 2014
US Ambassador to India Nancy Powell today headed back to her country after an eventful stint in New Delhi and will be replaced temporarily early next month by Kathleen Stephens, a career diplomat.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 21, 2014
US Ambassador to India Nancy Powell will leave New Delhi on May 22, four days before Narendra Modi takes oath as the Prime Minister.
India | Associated Press | Tuesday May 20, 2014
The State Department said US ambassador to India, Nancy Powell, will leave her post this week.
India | Agence-France Presse | Tuesday April 1, 2014
The sudden resignation of the US ambassador to India less than two years into her troubled term opens an opportunity for both sides to reboot strained ties ahead of an expected change in government, analysts say.
India | Agencies | Tuesday April 1, 2014
The U.S. ambassador to India has resigned just a week before India starts voting for its next government. Nancy Powell's two-year tenure in India ends as the two countries are still trying to mend ties following the diplomatic spat over the arrest ...
World | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 1, 2014
US Ambassador to India Nancy J Powell's resignation is not related to any tension or any recent situation, the Obama Administration asserted today refuting all such media reports in this regard.
World | Agencies | Tuesday April 1, 2014
In a sudden development, US Ambassador to India Nancy Powell has resigned from her post, days after media speculation that she may be shipped out.
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday March 19, 2014
Indian ambassador S. Jaishankar has welcomed US lawmakers plea to end US defence department's presumptive ban on Sikh Americans serving in the US military with their beards and turbans.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday March 1, 2014
Describing upcoming elections as "India's defining moment", Indian Ambassador S. Jaishankar has advised India-US interlocutors to get off public argumentation platforms and switch to a "problem-solving mode".
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday February 22, 2014
Asserting that the US was stepping up efforts to increase the number of young women studying in her country, Ambassador to India Nancy Powell on Friday said it is paramount that more women from India receive an international education.
India | Devesh Kumar | Friday February 21, 2014
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today denied that she was scheduled to meet US Ambassador Nancy Powell in her office in Kolkata this afternoon, hours after her party's website went public with the information.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday February 14, 2014
Close on the heels of a meeting with BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, US Ambassador to India Nancy Powell has sought one with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
India | Agencies | Thursday February 13, 2014
The US ambassador to India on Thursday met Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, a signal that Washington is ending the boycott it began in 2002 after communal violence seared his home state during his first term in office.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Thursday February 13, 2014
US Ambassador to India, Nancy Powell, has reached the residence of Narendra Modi in Gandhinagar, for a meeting with the BJP's candidate for prime minister.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 12, 2014
US today scotched speculation that Thursday's meeting between its Ambassador Nancy Powell and Narendra Modi would lead to lifting of the visa ban on BJP's prime ministerial candidate.
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday February 11, 2014
Nancy Powell, US ambassador to India, will meet BJP candidate for prime minister Narendra Modi on Thursday morning for nearly an hour at his residence in Gandhinagar, signaling a turnaround by Washington after years of shunning him over the 2002 Guja...