Timothy Roemer

  • 'Indo-Pak reached back channel deal on Kashmir' 04-09-2011 09:01 PM

    New Delhi: India and Pakistan had reached a 'back-channel' agreement on the Kashmir issue during the tenure of Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had told a visiting US Congressional team. According to secret US embassy cables released by WikiLeaks, Singh told the Congressional delegation in April 2009...
  • US backs NSG clean waiver for India: Roemer 30-06-2011 11:54 AM

    New Delhi: The United States on Thursday said it "strongly and vehemently" supports the NSG (Nuclear Suppliers Group) clean waiver for India and hoped that the civil nuclear deal between the two countries will continue to move in a positive direction. "I want to say that the US and the...
  • Roemer in awe of India at farewell reception 24-05-2011 10:28 PM

    New Delhi: "You come to India as a tourist, you leave as a member of the family." This is how outgoing US Ambassador Timothy Roemer described his nearly two-year stay here at a farewell reception hosted in his honour. Showering praise on India and its culture, Roemer observed "India gets...
  • US raps Pak on 26/11, wants action against LeT 04-05-2011 12:49 PM

    New Delhi: Terming as a "matter of concern" the fact that Osama bin Laden was found outside Islamabad, the US on Wednesday said it would like to go to the bottom of this issue and also ensure that the aid given to Pakistan is used to target Lashker-e-Taiba along with...
  • US Ambassador Timothy Roemer resigns 28-04-2011 09:52 AM

    New Delhi: US Ambassador Timothy Roemer on Thursday announced his resignation from the key diplomatic post citing personal commitments. 54-year-old Roemer, a political appointee, said he has accomplished all of the strategic objectives set two years ago and he wants to go back home to look after his family. Roemer,...
  • No red tape in probe of Mumbai attack: Roemer 25-04-2011 05:30 PM

    New Delhi: There were no red tapes, no turf battles, in investigating the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks when FBI agents worked extensively with their counterparts in the Indian police and intelligence agencies, US Ambassador to India Timothy Roemer said. Maintaining that citizens benefit when law enforcement officials work together to...
  • India forces US to apologise to Meera Shankar 11-12-2010 09:42 PM

    New Delhi: The United States of America on Saturday tendered an official apology to India and Indian Ambassador to the US, Meera Shankar over her pat down by an American security agent on December 4 at the Jackson-Evers International Airport. The US government said that Meera's pat down was not...
  • India is indispensable for the US: Roemer 29-10-2010 01:53 PM

    US President Barack Obama is coming to India on November 6. The US President will leave Washington on November 5 and arrive in Mumbai on November 6, the White House has announced. He is likely to discuss economic cooperation, defence cooperation, the war against terror and India's desire for a...
  • Headley row won't affect Indo-US tie: Roemer 29-10-2010 07:23 AM

    New Delhi: A week ahead of United States President Barack Obama's visit to India, the US says the sparring over David Headley won't affect ties between the two countries. While speaking to CNN-IBN Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai on 'India@9', Roemer assured that the US will monitor the Pakistan use of American...
  • The Obama Visit: what's on the President's agenda? 28-10-2010 10:41 PM

    In conversation with Rajdeep Sardesai, US Ambassador Timothy Roemer sheds light on what's on President Obama's agenda with view to India, David Headley and Indo-US relations. ...
  • US to review info on Headley shared with India 28-10-2010 01:18 PM

    Washington/ New Delhi: US intelligence officials will review the information that they shared on terror group Lashker-e-Toiba operative David Coleman Headley with India. The US move comes just a day after Union Home Secretary GK Pillai told CNN-IBN that the American authorities could have shared more information on Headley ahead...
  • US gave India access to Headley: Roemer 27-10-2010 07:30 PM

    New Delhi: A few days before US President Barack Obama's visit, Home Secretary G.K. Pillai told CNN-IBN that the US disappointed New Delhi by not sharing information on David Headley. US ambassador Timothy Roemer denied the charge but refused to get into a war of words. Less than a fortnight...
  • Intelligence was shared on 26/11: Timothy Roemer 20-10-2010 08:59 PM

    The US passed all intelligence details they had on Headley's activities before Mumbai terror attacks insists the US Ambassador to CNN-IBN. ...
  • Wipro slams US move to ban outsourcing 10-09-2010 04:13 PM

    New Delhi: Wipro Technologies has joined the Indian IT industry in criticising the United States for trying to ban outsourcing. Wipro said that protectionism was not good for trade relations while reacting to US President Barack Obama's anti-outsourcing statement and Ohio's ban on outsourcing of government jobs. "Outsourcing model is...