University of Texas taking down four Confederate statues

By Seema Hakhu KachruHouston, Aug 21 University of Texas President has ordered the removal of statues of four people with Confederate ties, including Gen Robert E Lee, from the campus in the wake of...

Aug 21, 2017 12:18 PM | Newsscroll

University of Texas to remove Confederate statues

Austin (US), Aug 21 University of Texas President Greg Fenves has ordered the removal of statues of Robert E Lee and other prominent Confederate figures from a main area of campus, saying such...

Aug 21, 2017 10:17 AM | Newsscroll

Mother of Virginia victim says she will not talk to Trump

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 19 The mother of a 32-year-old woman who was killed in the racist violence in Virginia has said she will not speak to US President Donald Trump despite having received...

Aug 19, 2017 1:11 PM | Newsscroll

Charlottesville mayor calls for swift removal of Lee statue

Richmond (US), Aug 19 The mayor of Charlottesville has called for an emergency meeting of state lawmakers to confirm the city's right to remove a statue of Confederate Gen Robert E Lee, a request...

Aug 19, 2017 3:36 AM | Newsscroll

Mother of Virginia victim says she will not talk to Trump

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 18 Susan Bro, the mother of the 32 -year-old woman who was killed in the racist violence in Virginia, said today that she will not speak to US President Donald Trump...

Aug 18, 2017 10:19 PM | Newsscroll

Romney seeks Trump's apology for Charlottesville remarks

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 18 Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney today sought an apology from US President Donald Trump for his controversial remarks in which he blamed "both...

Aug 18, 2017 9:38 PM | Newsscroll

Democratic lawmakers seek removal of Confederate statues

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 18 Top Democratic lawmakers led by former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have called for the removal of Confederate statues from the US Capitol.President Donald Trump had...

Aug 18, 2017 7:31 AM | Newsscroll

Pelosi calls for removal of Confederate statues from Capitol

Washington, Aug 18 House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has called for the removal of Confederate statues from the US Capitol as the contentious debate over the appropriateness of such memorials moved...

Aug 18, 2017 3:04 AM | Newsscroll

Trump denounces removal of Confederate statues as 'foolish'

Washington D.C. [United States], Aug 17 : United States President Donald Trump has denounced the removal of Confederate statues and monuments in cities across the country as 'foolish 'and said...

Aug 16, 2017 11:20 PM | Newsscroll

Trump laments removal of monuments and statues of Confederate

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 17 US President Donald Trump today lamented the removal of monuments and statues of Confederate Generals across the country, saying it makes him "sad" to see the...

Aug 17, 2017 9:04 PM | Newsscroll