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This US Supreme Court Judge Is Concerned About The Institution's Public Image

Sep 13, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Justice Amy Coney Barret of the US Supreme Court was speaking at Rep Senator Mitch McConnell's McConnell Center's 30th anniversary.

Immigration From Mexico Distracting US From Promoting $1.9 Trillion Covid-19 Relief Bill

Mar 22, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The administration has been pressed as to why it will not allow media to see the facilities at the border.


US Senators Introduce Legislation To Cease China's Access To Long-Term Visa

It will prohibit Chinese nationals from receiving the visas until the Secretary of State certifies that China has ceased its campaign of economic and industrial espionage against the US

House Democrats Ask Trump To Testify Under Oath In Senate Impeachment Trial

Feb 05, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Senate impeachment trial starts Feb. 9. Trump is charged with inciting a mob of supporters that stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6.


Number Game: Donald Trump Likely To Be Acquitted In Impeachment Trial As Republicans Refuse Support

Trump is the first US president facing an impeachment trial after he left the presidency.

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25 January, 2021

US House Taking Forward Donald Trump Impeachment; Republicans Oppose Trial

Associated Press (AP)

House Democrats will carry the sole impeachment charge of 'incitement of insurrection' across the Capitol


19 January, 2021

Meet Rachel Levine, The First Transgender Doctor To Be A Part Joe Biden's Team

US President-elect appoints Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, making her the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the US Senate.


04 January, 2021

Nancy Pelosi Re-Elected Speaker Of US House Of Representatives

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Pelosi has led the House Democrats since 2003 and created history by becoming the first women speaker of the House in 2007.


02 January, 2021

In A First, US Congress Overrules Trump's Veto Of Defense Bill

Associated Press (AP)

The bill provides a 3% pay raise for US troops, cements decisions about new weapons systems, personnel policy and other military goals.


16 December, 2020

Joe Biden Picks Pete Buttigieg To Be Secretary Of Transportation

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Buttigieg would make history as the first openly gay person confirmed to lead a Cabinet department in US history


10 December, 2020

Indian-American Pramila Jayapal Elected As Chair Of Powerful Congressional Caucus

PTI

Jayapal was the first Indian-American woman to be elected to the US House of Representatives in 2016.


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09 November, 2020

US President-Elect Joe Biden Has Been A Strong Proponent Of Closer India-US Ties

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Biden, as the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, wrote a letter to the then President Bush for the removal of sanctions against India.


04 November, 2020

All Four Democratic Indian-American Lawmakers Re-elected To House Of Representatives

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US Election Results 2020: Four Indian-American lawmakers get elected to US Congress as the dubbed 'Samosa caucus' takes the limelight.


17 January, 2019

President Trump Nominates Three Indian Americans To Key Administration Post

Outlook Web Bureau

So far, Trump has nominated or appointed more than three dozen Indian Americans in key positions.


07 October, 2018

Protests Over Kavanaugh’s Elevation To US Supreme Court Continue Despite Confirmation

Outlook Web Bureau

Protestors congregated at the Capitol Hill to protest over Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s elevation to the US Supreme Court


29 September, 2018

China Defends Move To Block India's Bids At UN To List Azhar Masood As Global Terrorist

Outlook Web Bureau

Azhar is accused of several deadly terrorist attacks in India, including one on the Uri military base in Kashmir in 2016 in which 17 security personnel were killed.


07 September, 2018

Potential 2020 Presidential Candidate Attacks Donald Trump, Wants To Invoke 25th Amendment

The hard-charging comments by Elizabeth Warren comes in the wake of a shocking New York Times opinion piece where an anonymous official raises deep concerns about Trump.


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26 August, 2018

John McCain, US Senator And Former Presidential Candidate, Dies At 81

Outlook Web Bureau

Ex-president Barack Obama, the Democrat to whom McCain lost the presidency in the 2008 elections, said "we are all in his debt."


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Indian Army and the US Army troops carry out joint training on medical evacuation and underslung carriage of howitzers with help of helicopters during the ongoing 17th Edition of India-US Joint military exercise at...

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Congress General Secreatry Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on her way to meet the family of Arun Valmiki, who allegedly died in police custody, in Agra.

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Farmers participating in Lokniti Satyagraha Kisan Jan Jagran Padyatra, which began on Oct 2 in Bihar's Champaran, carry ashes of farmers killed in Lakhimpur Kheri violence, at the Shastri Ghat on the banks of Varuna in...

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Lawyer Amit Desai arrives at sessions court for the hearing of Aryan Khan's drugs case, in Mumbai.

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Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's manager Pooja Dadlani arrives at the Sessions Court for a hearing on Aryan Khan's drugs case, in Mumbai.

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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.

Profile

The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

Vikas Pathak
The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

Kashmir/Violence

Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

Naseer Ganai
Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Opinion

Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu