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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...
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With inputs from AFP) | Tuesday February 11, 2014
Nancy Powell, the US ambassador to India, will meet BJP candidate for prime minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, signaling a turnaround by Washington after years of shunning him over the 2002 Gujarat riots.
India | Reuters | Wednesday January 22, 2014
Devyani Khobragade case: The case of the Indian consul arrested and strip-searched in New York last month was handled "appallingly" and needs to be resolved, but the United States remains probably India's most important ally, the Indian ambassador to...
India | Hari Kumar, The New York Times | Wednesday January 8, 2014
Stepping up the pressure in an escalating diplomatic fight, India asked the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi on Wednesday to stop commercial activities on its premises by Jan. 16, acting before the U.S. authorities are to decide whether to prosecute an Indi...
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Tuesday December 31, 2013
The US has no plans to drop the criminal charges against Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade who has been accused of visa fraud, according to the Press Trust of India.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 24, 2013
S Jaishankar, the new Indian Ambassador to the US, arrived here today to take charge amid a raging diplomatic row over the arrest and strip-search of senior diplomat Devyani Khobragade on visa fraud charges.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday December 23, 2013
S Jaishankar, the new Indian Ambassador to the US, will arrive in Washington tomorrow to take charge amid a raging diplomatic row over the arrest and strip-search of senior diplomat Devyani Khobragade on visa fraud charges.
India | Reported by Namrata Brar, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday December 13, 2013
India has said it is shocked and appalled after its high-ranking diplomat Devyani Khobragade was arrested and handcuffed in public in New York on Thursday for allegedly lying on the visa application for an Indian national who worked for her for less ...