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Joe Biden's Quest For Supreme Court Justice Goes Beyond Race And Gender

Joe Biden's Quest For Supreme Court Justice Goes Beyond Race And Gender

US President Biden has already made history by nominating more public defenders, civil rights attorneys and nonprofit lawyers to the federal bench during his first year in office than any other president.

10 February 2022
US Congress Resolves To Recognise Historical Significance Of Diwali As Festival Of Lights

US Congress Resolves To Recognise Historical Significance Of Diwali As Festival Of Lights

Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has introduced a resolution in the US Congress recognising the religious and historical significance of Diwali,...

03 November 2021

Inherited Deadline, Not A Plan: US Secretary Of State On Afghanistan Withdrawal

Responding to Republicans in his grilling in the House Foreign Affairs Committee, US Secretary Of State Antony Blinken defended the evacuation effort, saying...

US Capitol Hill Rioters Being Dubbed As 'Patriots' By Trump Supporters

US Capitol Hill Rioters Being Dubbed As 'Patriots' By Trump Supporters

Allies of former US President Donald Trump have been trying to revise the narrative of that deadly day by calling those in the mob of the January 2021 Capitol...

13 September 2021

Six Months After Capitol Riots, Hunt For Attackers Still On

The FBI website seeking information about those involved in the Capitol violence includes more than 900 pictures of roughly 300 people labeled 'unidentified'

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10 February 2021
Senate Agrees To Hear Donald Trump Case, Rejecting GOP Arguments

Senate Agrees To Hear Donald Trump Case, Rejecting GOP Arguments

In an early test of the former president's defence, Trump's team lost a crucial bid to halt the trial on constitutional grounds.


29 January 2021
Man Arrested With Gun And 20 Rounds Of Ammunition Near US Capitol

Man Arrested With Gun And 20 Rounds Of Ammunition Near US Capitol

Dennis Warren Westover was taken into custody and charged with carrying a pistol without a license, possession of unregistered ammunition and unlawful...


21 January 2021
Biden Takes Oath As 46th US President, Moments Seized In Pictures

Biden Takes Oath As 46th US President, Moments Seized In Pictures

Joe Biden sworn in as the United States' 46th president and Kamala Harris made history by becoming the country's first female vice president.


18 January 2021
Donald Trump Allies Behind Rally Ignited Capitol Riot, Say Records

Donald Trump Allies Behind Rally Ignited Capitol Riot, Say Records

A pro-Trump nonprofit group hosted the 'Save America Rally' on Jan. 6 at the Ellipse, federally owned patch of land near the White House.


14 January 2021
Capitol Hill, Delhi Anti-Sikh Riots And The Missing Military

Capitol Hill, Delhi Anti-Sikh Riots And The Missing Military

In both these instances, much violence could have been prevented if the army had been deployed on time.


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15 January 2021
A Dirty Phalanx

A Dirty Phalanx

The rampage at the heart of American democracy is a final, horrifying statement of all that Trump has stood for


14 January 2021
Five-time Olympic Medallist Klete Keller Charged With Taking Part In US Capitol Riot

Five-time Olympic Medallist Klete Keller Charged With Taking Part In US Capitol Riot

Klete Keller's alleged participation in the US Capitol protest was first reported this week by SwimSwam, a site dedicated to covering competitive swimming and...


11 January 2021
Steps Calling For Quick Removal Of Donald Trump Hit Republican Wall

Steps Calling For Quick Removal Of Donald Trump Hit Republican Wall

US Capitol Seige: Democrats in the House are pushing Pence and the Cabinet to oust Trump, saying he is unfit for office


11 January 2021
US Capitol Siege: Twitter Shares Tumble After Suspending Donald Trump's Account

US Capitol Siege: Twitter Shares Tumble After Suspending Donald Trump's Account

Twitter on Friday shut down @realDonaldTrump, citing concern that Trump would use it for 'further incitement of violence'.


11 January 2021
US: Capitol Police Did Not Amp Up Security Despite Being Warned About A Possible Riot

US: Capitol Police Did Not Amp Up Security Despite Being Warned About A Possible Riot

While some of police personnel stationed at the US Capitol on January 6 were outfitted with equipment for a protest, they were not staffed or equipped for a...


11 January 2021
US Capitol Violence: German Chancellor Merkel Dubs Trump's Twitter Eviction 'Problematic'

US Capitol Violence: German Chancellor Merkel Dubs Trump's Twitter Eviction 'Problematic'

Twitter permanently suspended Trump on Friday, citing a 'risk of further incitement of violence' by supporters of the incumbent president


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10 January 2021
President Donald Trump Committed 'Impeachable Offences': Top Republican

President Donald Trump Committed 'Impeachable Offences': Top Republican

Trump would be removed from office and succeeded by the vice president, if found convicted in the impeachment articles or charges


10 January 2021
US Capitol Violence: Cops Arrest Man Photographed With Speaker Pelosi’s Lectern

US Capitol Violence: Cops Arrest Man Photographed With Speaker Pelosi’s Lectern

Adam Johnson, a resident of Florida has been arrested on a federal warrant for knowingly entering restricted grounds without lawful authority.


09 January 2021
US Capitol Violence: FBI Arrests Arkansas Man From Photo Inside Pelosi's Office

US Capitol Violence: FBI Arrests Arkansas Man From Photo Inside Pelosi's Office

Richard Barnett was charged for entering House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office, where he 'left a note and removed some of the speaker's mail'.


09 January 2021
US Capitol Attack: Twitter Bans Michael Flynn, Sidney Powell

US Capitol Attack: Twitter Bans Michael Flynn, Sidney Powell

Dozens of QAnon social media accounts were hyping up January 6 and hoped that President-elect Joe Biden's victory would be overturned.


09 January 2021
'White Supremacists, Terrorists': Joe Biden Hits Out At Those Who Stormed US Capitol

'White Supremacists, Terrorists': Joe Biden Hits Out At Those Who Stormed US Capitol

US President-elect Joe Biden also lashed out at the authorities and said security officers should be held accountable for their failures in preventing the...


07 January 2021
Chinese Netizens Compare US Capitol Riots To Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protests, Say 'Karma'

Chinese Netizens Compare US Capitol Riots To Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protests, Say 'Karma'

Global Times, a state media tabloid's reported 'Words like ‘Karma’, ‘retribution’ and ‘deserving’ were frequently mentioned in Chinese netizens'...


07 January 2021
In Pictures: US Capitol Violence

In Pictures: US Capitol Violence

As Congress prepares to affirm President-elect Joe Biden's victory, thousands of people have gathered to show their support for President Donald Trump and his...


12 September 2020
After UAE, Bahrain To Normalise Relations With Israel

After UAE, Bahrain To Normalise Relations With Israel

Barely a month after the United Arab Emirates agreed to normalise relations with Israel, Bahrain announces a similar agreement. President Trump calls the...


08 August 2019
US Clarifies India Didn't Inform It Of Move To Withdraw J&K's Special Status

US Clarifies India Didn't Inform It Of Move To Withdraw J&K's Special Status

On Wednesday, the United States also said it was closely following India's legislation concerning the territorial status of Jammu and Kashmir.


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