The sweeping deal aims to link South Asia and the Middle East to help the flow of energy and trade from the Gulf to Europe
While India and the US are not formal treaty-bound allies, Washington wants New Delhi to be a strategic counterweight to China
Opposition politicians say the Bharat reference – a pre-colonial name for India – was ‘foolish’ despite it being used informally by both the public and officials
Xi was the only state leader personally received by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the airport; in contrast Indian prime minister Narendra Modi was met by Ramaphosa’s deputy
From strict US laws governing weapons export to India's willingness to be "dictated to by the US State Department,” Biden and Modi's efforts to counter China through defence cooperation may face significant challenges
Musk says it's "quite likely there will be a significant investment in our relationship with India in the future,” adding that he thinks "India has more promise than any large country in the world"