Indian NSA Ajit Doval says US, India must remain at forefront of technology to defend their value systems

India’s National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval has said the US and India must remain at the forefront of technology to protect and defend their value systems in the era of artificial intelligence (AI), semiconductors, bio-tech and other emerging technologies. The statement was made Tuesday, June 18, in New Delhi.

Addressing the Initiative on Critical and Emerging Technologies (iCET) roundtable organised by the industry body, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), in the national capital, in the presence of his US counterpart Jake Sullivan, Doval highlighted the role of industry in technology and the progress of iCET since its inception.

Secretary Gina Raimondo, Minister Piyush Goyal lead “Innovation Handshake” event to deepen US-India tech ties

US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and Indian Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal on Tuesday led an industry roundtable and officially launched the two countries’ ambitious “Innovation Handshake” agenda, which President Biden and Prime Minister Modi previewed during the Prime Minister’s historic June 2023 official State Visit to Washington, DC.

FIIDS delegates advocate fair immigration policies, congressional resolution on religious phobia

Indian American delegates from all over the United States gathered at Capitol Hill for the Capitol Hill Advocacy Day organized by the Foundation of India and Indian Diaspora Studies (FIIDS) on April 27. The purpose of this event was to raise awareness about policy matters and engage in discussions with more than 75 House representatives and their staff. The delegates aimed to provide a voice for the 4.5 million Indian Americans who contribute to various fields but lack sufficient influence on policy matters.

United States Senate Majority leader Chuck Schumer expected to visit India

United States Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is expected to visit India with a high-profile delegation of Senate Democrats for meetings with the Indian leadership. The details of his visit are being worked out, sources familiar with the deliberations said. An official said Democrat Senator Schumer’s office is eyeing his travel to India as early as next week and the top lawmaker will be visiting multiple countries.