U.S. to Contribute $100,000 to Cyclone Hudhud Humanitarian Relief EffortsU.S. to Contribute $100,000 to Cyclone Hudhud Humanitarian Relief Efforts

Chargé d’Affaires Ambassador Kathleen Stephens extended her deepest sympathies on behalf of the American people to the people of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha who have been affected by recent Cyclone Hudhud, especially the dozens of families who have lost their loved ones. Ambassador Stephens, in coordination with central and state authorities, announced that the United ... Read More»

Transcript-U.S. Assistant Secretary for South & Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal’s statement to the press outside the Ministry of External Affai

Hello.  Good afternoon.  I’m here with Ambassador Kathy Stephens who is here as our Charge, as our Ambassador in New Delhi.  She arrived just a couple days ago.  We’re here having some wonderful meetings and consultations with the Government of India.  The United States is very committed to the U.S.-India relationship.  And this is an ... Read More»

United States Chargé d’Affaires, Ambassador Kathleen Stephens, Arrives in New Delhi

Ambassador Kathleen Stephens has arrived at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi to begin her tenure as the United States Chargé d’Affaires ad interim to India.  Chargé d’Affaires Stephens will lead the U.S. Mission’s work in continuing to advance the U.S.-India strategic partnership, and looks forward to working closely with the new Indian government. Upon ... Read More»

United States Chargé d’Affaires, Ambassador Kathleen Stephens, Arrives in New Delhi

Ambassador Kathleen Stephens has arrived at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi to begin her tenure as the United States Chargé d’Affaires ad interim to India.  Chargé d’Affaires Stephens will lead the U.S. Mission’s work in continuing to advance the U.S.-India strategic partnership, and looks forward to working closely with the new Indian government. Upon ... Read More»

The United States and India Enhance Joint Capabilities To Fight Terrorism, Remarks by Ambassador Powell

The relationship between the United States and India, which are the two oldest and the largest democracies in the world, is very strategic.  Our two nations are committed to fighting terrorism and working to make life safe for all.  I am delighted to give Explosive Incident Countermeasures equipment worth $300,000 to the Mumbai Police to ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Reaches out to India’s Hindi Readers with New Website

New Delhi — The U.S. Embassy in India today inaugurated its Hindi website. Chairperson of Prasar Bharati Mrinal Pande was Chief Guest at the event, which featured remarks by U.S. Ambassador Nancy J. Powell and interactive displays highlighting the Embassy’s Hindi website and the Span Hindi Magazine web portal ( http://span.state.gov/hi ). The launch of the ... Read More»

Ambassador Powell Announcement

U.S. Ambassador to India Nancy J. Powell announced in a U.S. Mission Town Hall meeting March 31 that she has submitted her resignation to President Obama and, as planned for some time, will retire to her home in Delaware before the end of May.  She is ending a thirty-seven year career that has included postings ... Read More»

U.S. and India Strengthen Children’s Reading Skills

The United States and India launched a reading initiative to improve the reading skills of millions of primary school-aged children in India.  The READ (Read-Engage-Achieve-Dream) Alliance is a $3.2 million partnership between the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Indian Center for Knowledge Societies (CKS). Announcing the first call for proposals under READ’s ... Read More»

Fact Sheet: Promoting Energy Access through Clean Energy (PEACE) – an initiative of the U.S.-India Partnership to Advance Clean Energy

During Prime Minister Singh’s September 2013 visit to the United States, Minister of New and Renewable Energy Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Governments of the Republic of India and the United States of America to launch a new initiative — Promoting ... Read More»

U.S.-India Energy Dialogue 2014

The U.S.-India Energy Dialogue met in New Delhi on March 5-11. Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia hosted the government-to-government portion of the Dialogue meeting on March 11 with United States Department of Energy Secretary Dr. Ernest Moniz.  The U.S. delegation included the Department of Energy, U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), the U.S. ... Read More»

Demonstration Notices

The U.S. Embassy, New Delhi and U.S. Consulates in Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai will no longer send out security messages regarding routine demonstrations taking place in India.  Instead, information about routine demonstrations will be posted on the U.S. Embassy and U.S. Consulates websites, under the heading “Demonstration Notices.”  Please monitor our websites regularly for ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador Nancy J. Powell meets with Chief Minister Narendra Modi in Gandhinagar

U.S. Ambassador Nancy J. Powell today met with Chief Minister Narendra Modi in Gandhinagar. This meeting was part of the U.S. Mission’s outreach to senior leaders of India’s major political parties in advance of the upcoming national elections. During her visit to Gujarat, Ambassador Powell will meet with representatives from non-governmental organizations and U.S. and ... Read More»

United States Congratulates India: Statement by U.S. Ambassador Nancy J. Powell

On behalf of the United States Government and the American people, I congratulate India on its success in completing three years without a new case of polio being reported anywhere in the country. India’s achievement and its collaboration with the United States and the international community represent our common commitment to resolving global health issues. ... Read More»
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