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Democrats say deal struck with Donald Trump to protect immigrants

Democrats say deal struck with Donald Trump to protect immigrants

Trump had scrapped the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme earlier this month which protect some 800,000 people who came to the US illegally as children.

Sep 14, 2017, 14:51 PM IST

Congressional committee moves to restore US aid for Tibet

Reversing the Trump administration's move to slash aid to Tibetans to zero, a key congressional committee has approved a bill to maintain the decades-old American policy of providing financial assistance for Tibet and support "democracy and human rights programmes".

Jul 20, 2017, 10:47 AM IST

US attorney general next in scandal's spotlight

Jeff Sessions, a longtime senator until President Donald Trump picked him as US attorney general, heads to Congress this coming week when he will face a grilling about his Russian interactions.

Jun 11, 2017, 10:56 AM IST

Donald Trump admin proposes zero aid to Tibetan community

"Leader Pelosi is very concerned about the zeroing out of aid to the Tibetan community in the Trump budget proposal,"

May 26, 2017, 09:14 AM IST
India, United States ties gaining in strength, says embassy official

India, United States ties gaining in strength, says embassy official

The Indian government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been successful in strengthening New Delhi`s ties with Washington inspite of the recent change of guard at the White House in January this year, said an officer of the Embassy of the United States here.

May 13, 2017, 18:52 PM IST

PM appreciates support of US Congress in deepening ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today appreciated the bipartisan support of the US Congress in deepening ties with India.

May 11, 2017, 14:42 PM IST
US committed to Tibetan cause: Pelosi tells Dalai Lama

US committed to Tibetan cause: Pelosi tells Dalai Lama

Top Democratic Party leader Nancy Pelosi, who met the Dalai Lama, has affirmed US' commitment to the Tibetan people, their faith, culture and language.

May 10, 2017, 14:02 PM IST

US Congress delegation to meet Dalai Lama

A US Congressional delegation reached here on Tuesday on a two-day visit during which its eight members will meet Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.

May 09, 2017, 15:11 PM IST
Donald Trump admin has very positive view of Indo-US ties: S Jaishankar

Donald Trump admin has very positive view of Indo-US ties: S Jaishankar

The Trump Administration has a "very positive view" of the Indo-US relationship and a lot of interest in taking the ties forward, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar said today.

Mar 04, 2017, 10:38 AM IST
Democrats seek Jeff Sessions resignation over Russia meetings

Democrats seek Jeff Sessions resignation over Russia meetings

Senior Democrats have called for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign after it emerged that he failed to disclose two meetings with Russia`s Ambassador to Washington during the US election campaign.

Mar 02, 2017, 19:53 PM IST
US House Democratic leader calls on Jeff Sessions to resign after Post discloses Russia contacts

US House Democratic leader calls on Jeff Sessions to resign after Post discloses Russia contacts

US House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi called for an independent, bipartisan investigation into Donald Trump`s possible ties to Russians. 

Mar 02, 2017, 10:12 AM IST

Congress to receive 28 classified pages of 9/11 report today

Some US lawmakers have alleged the 28 pages link Saudi government officials to the 2001 attacks. 

Jul 16, 2016, 00:11 AM IST
Really? Apple founder Steve Jobs didn't invent iPhone?

Really? Apple founder Steve Jobs didn't invent iPhone?

What if someone told you that Apple founder Steve Jobs didn't invent the most revolutionary product in the smartphone world –the iPhone?

Jun 13, 2016, 09:30 AM IST

Congressional bid of Indian American politician gains momentum

The Congressional bid of Indian American Raja Krishnamurthi appears to have gained momentum with the Illinois politician bagging endorsements from top US lawmakers including the influential Nancy Pelosi.

Dec 29, 2015, 09:41 AM IST
After trade spat, Barack Obama and Pelosi kiss and make up (literally)

After trade spat, Barack Obama and Pelosi kiss and make up (literally)

 After making headlines with a nasty split over trade, President Barack Obama and Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the House of Representatives, made a public show on Friday of making up.

Jun 20, 2015, 10:05 AM IST

US House fails to adopt trade adjustment assistance legislation

 The US House of Representatives failed to approve the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) legislation, which would have given aid to US workers who lose their jobs as a result of US trade deals with other countries, delivering a major blow to President Barack Obama`s trade agenda.

Jun 13, 2015, 04:22 AM IST

Women make immeasurable contributions to world: Obama

Underlining that women make immeasurable contributions to the world, US President Barack Obama has said the gap between women's inherent value and how many of them are treated everyday is one of the "great injustices" of the current era.

Mar 09, 2015, 11:58 AM IST

US Democrat delegation meets with Cuban vice president

The minority leader of the US House of Representatives and a delegation of fellow Democrats have met with Cuban Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, the man currently expected to take power after President Raul Castro leaves office in 2018.

Feb 20, 2015, 13:23 PM IST

Cuban FM meets US officials on normalising ties

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez met with Nancy Pelosi, Democratic leader of the US House of Representatives visiting the island as part of efforts to normalise ties.

Feb 19, 2015, 11:25 AM IST

Barack Obama calls Israeli PM, discusses Mideast peace

US President Barack Obama has called up Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the current security scenario in the region, the White House said.

May 09, 2013, 08:11 AM IST