Cut Pak aid, revoke major non-NATO ally status: US lawmakers

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 23 Hailing Donald Trump's new tough line against Pakistan, top US lawmakers have demanded that Islamabad be designated a "state sponsor of terrorism" and its major...

Aug 23, 2017 1:58 PM | Newsscroll

Trump admin had to put pressure on India for Afghan role:Haley

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 22 US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said today that the Trump administration had to put pressure on India to step up its role in bringing about a political solution...

Aug 22, 2017 9:44 PM | Newsscroll

Krishnamoorthi calls for commission to probe hate crimes in US

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 14 Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi today called for setting up of a national independent commission to investigate and combat the growing hate crime...

Aug 14, 2017 9:32 PM | Newsscroll

Trump's choice Christopher Wray confirmed as new FBI director

(Eds: Updating with more details)By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 2 The US Senate has overwhelmingly confirmed Christopher Wray as the new FBI director, replacing James Comey who was abruptly fired by...

Aug 02, 2017 1:11 PM | Newsscroll

Christopher Wray confirmed as new FBI director

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 2 The Senate has confirmed Christopher Wray as the new FBI director, replacing James Comey who was fired by President Donald Trump amid the investigation into the...

Aug 02, 2017 5:58 AM | Newsscroll

North Korea launches intercontinental ballistic missile: US

(Eds: Adds US, South Korea militaries discussion)By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jul 28 North Korea today launched an intercontinental ballistic missile for the second time in a month, the Pentagon said,...

Jul 29, 2017 1:21 AM | Newsscroll

Trump's Obamacare repeal efforts foiled in US Senate

(Eds: Updating with fresh inputs)By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jul 28 In a major setback to President Donald Trump, the US Senate today failed to repeal and replace the landmark Obamacare bill as three...

Jul 28, 2017 9:11 PM | Newsscroll

Trump's Obamacare repeal efforts fails in US Senate

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jul 28 In a major setback to President Donald Trump, the US Senate today failed to repeal and replace the landmark Obamacare bill as three senior Republican lawmakers,...

Jul 28, 2017 8:30 PM | Newsscroll

US Senate passes sanctions bill against Russia, Iran and North

Korea               By Lalit K Jha               Washington, Jul 28 In a reflection of overwhelming bipartisan support, the United States Senate has passed a bill that...

Jul 28, 2017 9:45 AM | Newsscroll

US lawmakers slam Trump for lacking strategy for Afghan, Pak

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jul 25 American lawmakers have slammed the Trump administration for lacking a "compelling" strategy to fight terrorists in Afghanistan and Pakistan, even as a top military...

Jul 25, 2017 10:38 AM | Newsscroll