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US can't afford 'Twitter presidency': Senate Democrats

US can't afford 'Twitter presidency': Senate Democrats

Democratic leader in the Senate Chuck Schumer has slammed President-elect Donald Trump for his twitter habit, claiming the US cannot afford "Twitter presidency" on the first day of the 115th session of the Congress.

Republicans drop ethics rules change after Trump rebuke

Republicans drop ethics rules change after Trump rebuke

US House Republicans scrapped Tuesday a controversial rules change that would have gutted a congressional ethics office, after President-elect Donald Trump rebuked the strategy hours before lawmakers were to vote on the measure.

US Congress passes over $618 billion annual defence bill

US Congress passes over $618 billion annual defence bill

The 2016 bill includes a $3.2 billion increase in military spending when there has been no similar increase in non-defense funding.

US Congress to formally recognise India as major defence partner: Ashton Carter

US Congress to formally recognise India as major defence partner: Ashton Carter

This formal recognition would allow both sides to do things that have never been possible earlier, Carter said.

US Congress rejects Obama veto, Saudi Sept 11 bill becomes law

US Congress rejects Obama veto, Saudi Sept 11 bill becomes law

The US Senate voted overwhelmingly today to override Barack Obama's veto of a bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, the first such rebuke of his eight-year presidency.

Obama, Biden endorse Kamala Harris for US Senate

US President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday backed California's Indian- American Attorney General Kamala Harris to be the state's next Senator, brightening her chances to become the first from the community to ever be a member of the Upper House.

US Houses passes bill to boost airport security, reduce lines

US Houses passes bill to boost airport security, reduce lines

The House passed an aviation bill aimed at boosting airport security, reducing screening lines and refunding fees to passengers whose luggage is lost or arrives late.

Modi the most effective leader India has had: US Senator McCain

US diplomacy wants improvement in relations between Pakistan and India.

India downplays US Senate rejecting bill recognising it as 'global strategic and defence partner'

India on Thursday downplayed the US Senate rejecting a key amendment recognising the country as "global strategic and defence partner", saying it would be "premature" to speculate about its final content.

US Senate approves enhanced military cooperation with India

US Senate approves enhanced military cooperation with India

The Senate bill, as passed, asks the Secretary of Defence to ensure that the India-US co-operation are at a level appropriate to enhance engagement between the militaries of the two countries. 

India downplays US Senate rejecting bill on special status

India Thursday downplayed the US Senate rejecting a key amendment recognising the country as "global strategic and defence partner", saying it would be "premature" to speculate about its final content.

US Senate passes $800 mn Pakistan fund

The Senate version authorised $800 million under a provision called the `Pakistan Security Enhancement Authorisation`.

US Senate fails to recognise India as "global strategic and defence partner"

US Senate fails to recognise India as "global strategic and defence partner"

The US had recognised India as a "major defence partner" in a joint statement issued after PM Modi held talks with President Barack Obama

Know why no one took selfies with PM Narendra Modi at the US Capitol

Know why no one took selfies with PM Narendra Modi at the US Capitol

When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was at the US Capitol for a good four hours on Wednesday, no one took selfies with him!

Senate passes bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia

The Saudis, who deny responsibility for the 2001 attacks, strongly object to the bill. 

Senate obligated to vote on Supreme Court nominee: Barack Obama

Senate obligated to vote on Supreme Court nominee: Barack Obama

Obama made the claim today in an online video interview about his stalled nomination of US Circuit Court Judge Merrick Garland.

US Senate asks Maldives to rectify 'injustice' to Nasheed

The US Senate has unanimously adopted a resolution calling on the Maldives to rectify the "injustice" meted out to its former president Mohamed Nasheed and all other "political prisoners".

US Senate votes for expanded sanctions on North Korea

The US Senate voted unanimously Wednesday to tighten economic sanctions on North Korea, seeking to punish the reclusive Asian nation for its provocative recent nuclear test and rocket launch.

Antim Baazi: US Senate May Cut H1B Visa Quota

US may implement new visa policies of cutting H1B visa quota affecting the IT sector. Strategise on the expected backlash.

Pakistan Army chief Gen Raheel Sharif meets top US Senators

Pakistan Army chief meets top US Senators, discussed the regional security, Afghanistan and action against terrorists.