US lawmaker compares Obama`s Paris no-show to Hitler

A Republican congressman from Texas apologised Tuesday after he essentially compared US President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler in a tweet about last week`s deadly attacks in France.

Senior US lawmaker under fire over speech to racists

A senior Republican US lawmaker faced down demands for his resignation Tuesday, retaining the support of his party leadership after he admitted giving a speech to a racist group.

Obama admin asked to have conversation with Pak on terrorism

Alleging that Pakistan continues to host militant outfits, a top US lawmaker has asked the Obama administration to have honest conversation with the country's leadership over the matter as its role is important in combating these groups and stabilising Afghanistan.

US lawmaker`s aide to quit over Obama daughters rant

A communications director for a Republican lawmaker said Monday she would resign after she posted a Facebook rant about US President Barack Obama`s daughters.

Consequences if India fails to act on IPR, warns US lawmaker

A top US lawmaker warned India of "consequences" on its continued violation of intellectual property rights (IPRs) hoping the new government will address America`s concerns regarding its policies that undermine IPRs.

US lawmaker Michael Grimm in custody, faces charges

US congressman Michael Grimm of New York was taken into custody Monday and charged with fraud, perjury and obstruction of justice, the FBI said.

Legislation for religious workers introduced in Congress

Aimed at facilitating immigration of religious workers including those of Hindu and Sikh faith, a US lawmaker has introduced a legislation in the House of Representatives.

Snowden not a whistleblower worthy of protection: US Lawmaker

A top American lawmaker called on Russia to extradite Edward Snowden to the United States, arguing that the former CIA contractor is a fugitive deserving prosecution and not a whistleblower worthy of protection.

US lawmaker offers amendment to cut military aid to Pakistan

A US lawmaker has said he will move an amendment to the National Defence Authorization Act to prohibit military aid to Pakistan.

US lawmakers look to change military justice

Outrage over a US Air Force officer`s decision to overturn a jury`s guilty verdict in a sexual assault case has Republicans and Democrats joining forces on ambitious legislation to change the military justice system.

Gun bill to be reintroduced: US lawmaker

One of the architects of failed gun control legislation says he`s bringing it back.

US lawmaker backs Congressional Gold Medal for Malala

Malala Yousufzai was shot by the Pakistani Taliban for advocating girls` education.

US lawmaker advocate of visa for Modi loses in polls

The only US lawmaker to have publicly advocated revocation of visa ban on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi lost the Congressional election to a Democrat.

ISI directing Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan: US lawmaker

Pakistan`s spy agency ISI is directing the Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan, a US lawmaker has alleged.

Lawmaker hopes Haqqani network will soon be an FTO

A top US lawmaker hopes that with Obama signing into law a bill passed by Congress on the Haqqani network, the outfit as a FTO will now be a reality.

US lawmaker demands accountability in drone attack

The letter, endorsed by Amnesty International, has already been signed by nine members of Congress.

Key US lawmaker heads to Myanmar

A US congressman will pay his
first visit to the country tomorrow to assess the pace of
recent reforms, his office said

`Review the command and control protocols of NATO`

A US lawmaker has asked the
Defence Secretary to the review the command and control
protocols of NATO as an air attack by the alliance forces left
24 Pakistani soldiers dead last weekend.

US lawmaker hails India`s positive Afghan role

Describing a strong US-India partnership as an important factor for Afghanistan`s peace and prosperity, a leading US Senator has welcomed India`s positive contribution to Afghanistan`s reconstruction.