Politics

India, US Strike Deal to Ascertain Tax Liabilities

Mutual Agreement Procedure between US and India, under the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement, is an alternative dispute settlement mechanism available to authorities and foreign investors.

Indian App Firms Cash in on Modi's Rupee Note Switch

Indians are slowly adjusting to life after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's surprise decision to ban almost 90% of the bank notes in circulation.

U.K. Must Remain India’s Gateway to EU

The U.K. must maintain “free and unfettered access” to the European market to ensure it continues to be a gateway for Indian businesses to the EU

Obama Honors Two Indian-Americans For Community Service

Two Indian-American were honored by Asian Chronicle USA TV Channel with the 2016 Asian-American humanitarian/community service award and President Barak Obama’s volunteer service medal of honor.

Indian Origin UK MP Calls on India to End Demonetisation Stress For NRIs

Virendra Sharma, one of Britain's senior-most Indian-origin MP, has called on the Indian government to end the uncertainty surrounding demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes for NRIs and PIOs.

Indian Expatriates Join Mourning

As India grieves over the death of a popular south Indian leader, the expatriates in the Kingdom, particularly from southern India, joined the mourning.

Modi in the Age of Rage

To reap the anger of the powerless, Modi knows he has to redefine power itself.

Modi Now Shortlisted For Time’s Person Of The Year

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been shortlisted by Time magazine for its annual honour of Person of the Year alongside US President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

India Hopes For Pakistan's Diplomatic Isolation

Pakistan’s uneasy relationship with extremism puts it in danger of diplomatic isolation from the international community.

US Plans To Make F16s In India

the Obama administration and the U.S. defense industry are working on a deal with the Indian government to build iconic U.S. combat aircraft in India.

Modi's Cashless Economy Still a Fantasy For Indians

After first selling India’s cash ban as a strike against corruption, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has since pushed a tantalizing side benefit.

India Politician J Jayalalitha Dies at 68

One of India's most influential and colourful politicians, J Jayalalitha, has died at 68.

Grief And Mourning For India's Iron Lady

Thousands of mourners are flocking to pay their respects to J Jayalalitha, one of India's most influential and colourful politicians.

In 3-way Fight, Parties Look For NRI Boost

With less than two months left to the Punjab assembly elections , political parties are dialing their supporters settled abroad to come to India and give a boost to their respective poll campaigns.

India-US Defence Ties Closest Ever

Days ahead of his visit to India, US defence secretary Ashton Carter on Sunday said that the defence relationship between the world's two largest democracies has never been as close it is now.

India, UK Set Up Trade Working Group

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that he had agreed with British counterpart Theresa May to set up a joint working group on trade, adding that its focus should not only be on goods but also services.

Afghanistan Lauds India's No Strings Attached Support

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani appreciated India for its 'no strings attached' support for development of his country and lauded the Chabahar Port project.

Britain's Exit From EU a Positive For India

ritain's exit from the European Union will have a "positive" spin-off for India as the UK looks for strategic tie-ups in large markets.

UK Backs India's Bid For Permanent Membership of UN Security Council

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson today supported India's quest for permanent membership of the UN Security Council.

India’s Tottering Foreign Policy in The Age of Trump

While Donald Trump’s foreign policy remains somewhat mysterious, the signs for New Delhi are not good.

Trump Pledges Consequences For US Firms Moving Offshore

President-elect Donald Trump warned that the government would punish companies seeking to move operations overseas with "consequences," setting the stage for an unusual level of intervention by the White House into private enterprise.

Preet Bharara Meets Trump

India-born Preet Bharara, the powerful US attorney who has facilitated many high-profile insider trading convictions, has agreed to remain in the position after meeting President-elect Donald Trump.

Demonetisation Necessary Step to Address Corruption: US

The US has supported India's move to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes.

PM Modi Moves To Amazonize' $400 Billion of Government Purchases

Prime Minister Narendra Modi plans to move all government purchases, from paper clips to power plant turbines, to an Amazon-like online marketplace that could eventually be worth a fifth of the country's $2 trillion economy.

Modi's Demonetisation Drive is Silently Changing India

the struggle for cash may also be silently changing the way the country transacts as the dematerialisation of shares did to stock trading in the mid-90s.

UK New Visa Rules Indian IT Firms Won’t be Affected

The recent change in UK visa rules announced today which created a panic among Indian IT professionals might not have a significant impact, according to experts in the industry.

Many Indian Americans in Running For Place in Trump Govt

Several Indian Americans are being considered for positions in the Trump administration as they all qualify on merit and ethnicity is not an issue, the highest ranking Indian-origin politician in the Republican party has said.

Rahul Gandhi Turns De facto Head of Congress Parliamentary Party

Party leaders feel her skipping Parliament, hence, was a way of facilitating Rahul Gandhi — de facto decision maker in most organisational matters — to take charge of the party’s parliamentary wing too.

British Indians Sending Old Notes Home On Flights With Friends

The looming December 30 deadline has rat.tled many British Indians, who make up 2.5 per cent of the population of England and Wales

Indian-American Mathrani Might Join Donald Trump Admin

US President-elect Donald Trump has met a top Indian-American real estate executive amid reports of him joining the new administration.

Modi Leads Trump, Putin in Time's Person of the Year Poll

Prime Minister Modi is leading an online poll of readers' choice for Time magazine's 'Person of the Year' in 2016 honour, which has contenders like US President-elect Donald Trump, the outgoing US leader Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Fearing Tighter US Visa Regime, Indian IT Firm Rush to Hire

Anticipating a more protectionist U.S. technology visa programme under a Donald Trump administration, India's $150 billion IT services sector will speed up acquisitions in the United States and recruit more heavily from college campuses there.

Indian IT Companies Seem Like Latest Donald Trump Casualty

Among Donald Trump’s early priorities is the H-1B programme, under which 65,000 temporary workers are allowed to work in the US each year.

Indian-American Doctors Asks Trump to Enact Medical Liability Reform

AAPI asked President-elect Donald Trump to enact medical liability reform, which it claims is driving up healthcare cost in its current shape through "extra testing and the practice of defensive medicine".

Donald Trump Weighs Heavily on Indian IT Stocks

The Indian IT industry could face its biggest challenge till date, as President-elect Donald Trump gets his hands closer to implementing his rhetoric, which protects an American worker.

Indian-Americans Hail Trump Picking Nikki Haley as US Envoy to UN

If confirmed, Haley would be the first ever Cabinet-level official to ever serve in any US presidential administration.

From Trump, Positive Signals For India

Some parts of Asia are watching anxiously as Donald Trump prepares to take up the presidency, but for India, the changing of the guard in Washington could strengthen ties.

Nikki Haley Leads Trump's Pick For US Ambassador to UN

South Carolina's Indian-American Governor Nikki Haley is the leading candidate to be President-elect Donald Trump+ 's nominee for Ambassador to the United Nations

Indian Tycoons Met Donald Trump Before Their Own PM

Photographs of President-elect Donald Trump meeting with three Indian real estate executives at Trump Towers, New York, surfaced on social media.

Indian Builders Celebrating The Rise of President Donald Trump

Real estate experts say Donald Trump’s win and impending elevation to be the US President will only serve to enhance the Trump Organization’s appeal to Indian developers.

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