All stories by AZIZ HANIFFA
'This is a process of reconstructing almost from scratch, building a relationship with that important nation in the world, India'Rediff.com3 Dec 2020
'I would urge my Indian friends to look at how significant the overall support was.'
US confirmed Uri attackers were from PakistanRediff.com30 Sep 2016
Immediately after India launched its surgical strikes, sources said, it had informed the US of its action.
No surge for Clinton, but she may have wooed the undecidedRediff.com28 Sep 2016
The fight was for the more than 10 million millennials, the undecided and the independents and Clinton clearly came out on top, feels Aziz Haniffa.
What Democrat vice president pick thinks of India and ModiRediff.com25 Jul 2016
Rediff.com reproduces this 2014 interview with Tim Kaine where in he discusses the new opportunities to foster Indo-US trade and the improvement in ties.
Pakistan's terror plan: 'This is not simply about Kashmir'Rediff.com15 Jul 2016
'Just this week, the Indians killed a Kashmiri terrorist, who is a member of Hizbul Mujahideen.' 'This is a nasty terrorist organisation, and did Pakistan welcome this killing?' 'No, in fact, they denounced it and referred to him as a Kashmiri separatist.' 'These Kashmiri terrorist groups have been aided by the Pakistani State.'
'All we're doing is rewarding thugs': US Congressman on aid to PakistanRediff.com14 Jul 2016
'Why do we continue giving them money when we know of all the bad things they are doing?'
Former US envoy: 'Pakistan is a State sponsor of terror'Rediff.com14 Jul 2016
'Pakistanis are very clever in manipulating us,' former Bush administration official tells US lawmakers.
In US, Gadkari outlines plans to halt road accidentsRediff.com12 Jul 2016
The minister has sought the help of US technology, expertise and innovation to make road safety a priority in India.
'The new singers can't sing good'Rediff.com11 Jul 2016
'There were no singers like Lata, Kishore, Rafi or Mukesh. And until now, there is nobody. Nobody with that kind of voice, nobody with that kind of brain to learn. Not only to learn, but to improvise. We improvised music, we improvised the songs. Nowadays, they just listen and copy.'
'Modi hit the ball out of the park'Rediff.com9 Jun 2016
'The speech he delivered had a profound impact on my colleagues,' US Congressman Ed Royce, Chairman of the House Foreign Relations Committee, tells Aziz Haniffa/Rediff.com in an exclusive interview.
'You can't stand on a podium and preach to India'Rediff.com9 Jun 2016
'India is no longer the India of the '70s and the '80s.' 'It's a large country with the fastest growing economy.' 'In working with India, you just can't go and humiliate the nation publicly.' USIBC President Mukesh Aghi tells Aziz Haniffa/Rediff.com about how he advises American companies to do business with India, what he thinks of Modi's government and the way forward for the India-US relationship.
'They respect each other as doers and not talkers'Rediff.com8 Jun 2016
The camaraderie between Modi and Obama has taken the India-US relationship to unprecedented and transformative levels.
Senator: Why is the US backing India's NSG membership?Rediff.com27 May 2016
Making nuclear exemptions for India, says Senator Edward Markey, 'only infuriates Pakistan and leads them to further increase their own nuclear capacities.'
Indian Muslims stay away from ISIS: USRediff.com27 May 2016
'We have seen in India that radical ideology has by and large not been successful in taking root.'
US senators critical of India days before Modi's visitRediff.com25 May 2016
India comes under attack over religious intolerance, human trafficking and slavery at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing.
India-Iran camaraderie raises red flags in WashingtonRediff.com25 May 2016
US Senators want Obama administration to clarify what India's 12 agreements with Iran are all about.
Modi may sign Logistics Agreement on US visitRediff.com25 May 2016
'Of all the areas that define the future for a strong US-India partnership, none is more important than our defence and security ties.'
'Sale of F-16s to Pak in limbo'Rediff.com12 May 2016
Diplomatic and Congressional sources tell Rediff.com that for all intents and purposes, the F-16 sale is dead.
New bill in US Congress to ease arms sales to IndiaRediff.com11 May 2016
In a powerful signal to New Delhi that the United States is a reliable defense partner, Senators Mark Warner and John Cornyn introduced US-India Defense Technology and Partnership Act in Senate
US Congressman Ami Bera's dad admits to election fraudRediff.com11 May 2016
Babulal 'Bob' Bera, US Congressman Ami Bera's 83-year-old father, faces five years in prison.