India has refused to accept the proposal made by Punjab’s Environment minister Zakia Shahnawaz’s to collaborate under the umbrella of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) on the issue of smog that has affected lives of the citizens on both sides of the border.
American Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s short visit to Pakistan, sandwiched between trips to Afghanistan and India, has underlined the difficulties in the Pakistan-US relationship in the Trump era.
In calling for an ambitious 100-year partnership with India last week, US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, has drawn attention to an enduring paradox that marks the relationship between India and America.
Three new projects in U.S.-India State and Urban Initiative
The U.S.-India State and Urban Initiative, led by the CSIS Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies and the CSIS Energy and National Security Program, has announced three new projects with the state government of Maharashtra