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US lawmaker apologizes for sexually explicit photo

A US lawmaker from Texas apologized on Wednesday for an explicit photo released on the internet, saying he had erred in judgment when pursuing consensual sexual relationships with women.

Nov 23, 2017, 05:41 AM IST

China has taken provocative steps in Doklam: US Congressman

The US has maintained its silence on the Sikkim standoff between the armies of India and China.

Aug 10, 2017, 13:26 PM IST
US lawmaker calls for hearing on Amazon's Whole Foods deal

US lawmaker calls for hearing on Amazon's Whole Foods deal

The deal must be approved by U.S. antitrust enforcers, in this case most likely the Federal Trade Commission. Congress plays no formal role in that process but hearings are often used to highlight the possible impact of deals on consumers.

Jul 14, 2017, 20:41 PM IST
Pakistan must face consequence for sponsoring terror: US lawmaker

Pakistan must face consequence for sponsoring terror: US lawmaker

His remarks came just three days after he had made similar comments in which he urged the Trump administration to cut-off military aid to Pakistan.

Jul 01, 2017, 17:30 PM IST

US lawmakers reach deal to repeal transgender bathroom law

US lawmakers announced an agreement to repeal a controversial North Carolina state law that curbs legal protections for the LGBT people and sets rules that affect transgender access to public bathrooms.

Mar 30, 2017, 13:59 PM IST
US lawmaker accuses Pakistan of ruling through jihadist extremism

US lawmaker accuses Pakistan of ruling through jihadist extremism

"Those who think that they can keep Pakistan together by attacking and extinguishing other cultures with jihadist extremism should go visit Dhaka," Congressman Brad Sherman, ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee on Asia and the Pacific said at an event Sunday.

Sep 26, 2016, 08:14 AM IST

US lawmaker compares protest in US House to Rajya Sabha uproar

Congressman Mark Meadows posted two photos -- one of the Democratic party sit-in and the other of AIADMK protest by lawmakers inside the Rajya Sabha in March -- saying they look "disturbingly similar".

Jun 26, 2016, 16:13 PM IST

US lawmaker dismayed at sale of F16 to Pakistan

A top US lawmaker on Tuesday said he was dismayed by the Obama Administration's decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan despite the country's support for terrorism.

Feb 16, 2016, 21:40 PM IST

Pakistan backed terrorist groups threaten India: US lawmaker

Describing Pakistan as a terrorist haven, a top US lawmaker has alleged Islamist terror groups, supported by Islamabad`s security services, destabilise Afghanistan and threaten India.

Dec 17, 2015, 12:31 PM IST

US lawmakers lash out at Pak for terrorist safe havens

Radical Islamist groups in Pakistan are destabilising Afghanistan and threatening neighbouring India, a US lawmaker said.

Dec 17, 2015, 01:31 AM IST

US lawmaker seeks to use military package as leverage for Pakistan

Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen had recently led a Congressional Delegation trip to Afghanistan. 

Dec 04, 2015, 06:52 AM IST

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.

Jan 14, 2015, 03:08 AM IST

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.

Dec 31, 2014, 10:13 AM IST

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.

Dec 06, 2014, 12:05 PM IST

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.

Dec 01, 2014, 23:45 PM IST

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.

Jun 27, 2014, 06:10 AM IST

US lawmaker, rice growers welcome probe into global rice trade

A top US lawmaker has welcomed the decision by a federal trade body to conduct an investigation into global rice trade that will report on competition factors in major rice producing and exporting countries including India.

Jun 20, 2014, 07:35 AM IST

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.

Apr 29, 2014, 00:36 AM IST

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.

Apr 11, 2014, 06:50 AM IST