Joint Op-Ed by President Obama and Prime Minister Modi: ‘A Renewed U.S.-India Partnership for the 21st Century’
Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and President Barack Obama met today in Washington, D.C., which marked their first bilateral summit. The two heads of state also addressed the U.S.-India partnership in a joint Op-Ed that appeared in the Washington Post this morning. Read the text here: http://go.usa.gov/v8Re

Secretary Kerry is currently on travel in India. Find out more about his travel here and see more photos on Flickr!

"My life is my message." - M. K. Gandhi

Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden are currently in New Delhi, where they met with Gandhi’s granddaughter and toured the building where Gandhi spent the last years of his life, which is now the Gandhi Smriti museum. Read more about his trip on the White House Blog.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks with Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid during a news conference in New Delhi, India on June 24, 2013. A text transcript can be found at http://www.state.gov/secretary/remarks/2013/06/211036.htm

Secretary Kerry travels to New Delhi, India, June 23-25, 2013.

Tune into www.state.gov at 9:30 AM EDT to watch Secretary Kerry deliver remarks on U.S.-India relations. 
Secretary Kerry is in India June 23-25, continuing a long tradition of diplomatic engagement between the United States and India.

Tune into www.state.gov at 9:30 AM EDT to watch Secretary Kerry deliver remarks on U.S.-India relations.

Secretary Kerry is in India June 23-25, continuing a long tradition of diplomatic engagement between the United States and India.

U.S. and India: World’s Oldest and Largest Democracies Share Historical Ties
 
Check out these historic photos on DipNote of U.S.-#India relations, the world’s oldest and largest democracies.
 
Secretary Kerry will travel to India June 23-25, continuing a long tradition of diplomatic engagement between the United States and India.
Delegation to India Promotes Women and Girls in Technology
 

Last week, the Department of State led a delegation of technology executives from U.S.-based companies to India to explore the challenges we face in fully engaging the potential of women in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector to meet the demands of our global economy.  Headed by Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alyssa Ayres, the delegation visited government offices, universities, local and multinational companies, and industry groups in New Delhi and Bangalore. MORE

International Exchanges: Empowering Environmental Leaders

Holly Battelle, 2010-2011 Fulbright U.S. Student to Bangladesh, stands on top of her apartment building, which has 1 KW of solar panels, in Dhaka. [Photo Courtesy of Holly Battelle/ Used by Permission]

About the Author: Ann Stock serves as Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs.

Today, in the Gambia, alumni of Department of State-sponsored exchange programs will form environmental clubs with 100 under-served youth to create and maintain a seed bank, and plant tree nurseries.

Today in Bangalore, India, Parvati Gubbi, a secondary teacher of science and alumna of the Distinguished Fulbright Awards in Teaching Program, will teach students to practice sustainable lifestyles and, “become champions of change for a cleaner and greener habitat for the future.”

Today, here in the United States, 13 International Visitor Leadership Program participants… more »

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Indian Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai, far right, at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., February 21, 2013. Also pictured, left to right, are Indian Ambassador to the U.S. Nirupama Rao, Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman, and U.S. Ambassador to India Nancy J. Powell. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Indian Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai, far right, at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., February 21, 2013. Also pictured, left to right, are Indian Ambassador to the U.S. Nirupama Rao, Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman, and U.S. Ambassador to India Nancy J. Powell. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]