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Resolution introduced in US Congress to honour slain Indian-American police officer Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal

Resolution introduced in US Congress to honour slain Indian-American police officer Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal

Mourning Dhaliwal's tragic death, the resolution described Dhaliwal as a remarkable and selfless hero who represented the very best of Am...Read More

'Owe India an apology': Indian-American attorney backs Jammu and Kashmir move in US Congress

'Owe India an apology': Indian-American attorney backs Jammu and Kashmir move in US Congress

Washington: Terror needs to be eradicated, so rights and freedoms mean something, a top Indian-American attorney has said as several US l...Read More

End communication blackout in Kashmir: US Congress committee

End communication blackout in Kashmir: US Congress committee

Washington: India's communication blackout in Kashmir is having a "devastating impact" on the lives and welfare of the people there, a po...Read More

FIR against celebrities: Shashi Tharoor writes PM Narendra Modi, expresses 'strong protest'

FIR against celebrities: Shashi Tharoor writes PM Narendra Modi, expresses 'strong protest'

The former Union minister also wanted to know since when had writing a letter to the elected leader of the country become the trigger for...Read More

US Congress to vote on bill to remove country-cap on Green Card

US Congress to vote on bill to remove country-cap on Green Card

Lifting the per-country cap on Green Card would mainly benefit high-tech professionals on H-1B work visas from countries like India, for ...Read More

Pentagon authorises USD 1 billion for Donald Trump’s US-Mexico border wall

Pentagon authorises USD 1 billion for Donald Trump’s US-Mexico border wall

Washington DC [USA]: The Pentagon on Monday (local time) notified the US Congress that it authorised the transfer of USD 1 billion for bu...Read More

Tulsi Gabbard is unsure if Syrian Prez Assad is war criminal

Tulsi Gabbard is unsure if Syrian Prez Assad is war criminal

Washington: Democratic presidential hopeful Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress, has said she is unsure whether Sy...Read More

US President Donald Trump says he plans to end preferential trade treatment for India

US President Donald Trump says he plans to end preferential trade treatment for India

Washington: Arguing that New Delhi had failed to assure America that it would provide equitable and reasonable access to its markets in n...Read More

We will build the wall anyway: Donald Trump

We will build the wall anyway: Donald Trump

Texas: US President Donald Trump has announced that he would be “building the wall anyway”, while referring to setting up a barrier on th...Read More

US Muslim lawmaker Ilhan Omar apologises over remarks which triggered anti-Semitism row

US Muslim lawmaker Ilhan Omar apologises over remarks which triggered anti-Semitism row

Washington: Ilhan Abdullahi Omar, one of the first two Muslim women in the US Congress, has ‘unequivocally’ apologised for her remarks wh...Read More

Kamala Harris, Tulsi Gabbard to campaign in early-voting states in February

Kamala Harris, Tulsi Gabbard to campaign in early-voting states in February

Washington: Kamala Harris, the first Indian-origin Senator and Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress, the two 2020 D...Read More

Proud to be 1st Hindu-American to run for president: Tulsi Gabbard

Proud to be 1st Hindu-American to run for president: Tulsi Gabbard

Washington: Democratic presidential aspirant Tulsi Gabbard has alleged that she had become a victim of “religious bigotry” and some media...Read More

Tulsi Gabbard defends meeting with Bashar al-Assad

Tulsi Gabbard defends meeting with Bashar al-Assad

Washington: Democratic presidential aspirant Tulsi Gabbard has defended her controversial decision to meet with Syrian President Bashar a...Read More

China to lay 1.3 mn km of roads for PLA: Pentagon

China to lay 1.3 mn km of roads for PLA: Pentagon

Washington: China has planned to construct about 1.3 million kms of roads and 26,000 kms expressways by 2020 to bolster its military’s ab...Read More

Tulsi Gabbard, first Hindu in US Congress, announces 2020 presidential run to take on Donald Trump

Tulsi Gabbard, first Hindu in US Congress, announces 2020 presidential run to take on Donald Trump

Washington: Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress, has said that she is running for the White House in 2020. Gabbard...Read More

Tulsi Gabbard planning to run for US presidency in 2020: Sources

Tulsi Gabbard planning to run for US presidency in 2020: Sources

Washington: Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker from Hawaii in the US Congress, is considering running for American presidency in 202...Read More

‘Samosa Caucus’ fails to increase its strength

‘Samosa Caucus’ fails to increase its strength

Washington: The so-called Samosa Caucus, an informal group of the Indian-Americans in the US Congress, failed to increase its strength, e...Read More

A divided America

A divided America

Today America is not the same as we used to think of it as a liberal democracy and a champion of liberty. Even its two party system that ...Read More

The Gandhi India remembered & the one nation forgot

The Gandhi India remembered & the one nation forgot

New Delhi: Not just the entire nation, but even the Indian caucus in the US Congress seemed to be engaged in acts of symbolism to mark th...Read More

Character test for US judges

Character test for US judges

Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, it is argued, might have had an easy passage in the US Congress had he ...Read More

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