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Lawmakers call for ending discrimination of Sikhs in US

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 21:31

Recalling the Oak Creek Gurudwara shooting victims two years ago, two American lawmakers have called for working towards ending discrimination of Sikhs in the US.

Syria defector shows war `torture` photos to US lawmakers

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 04:23

US lawmakers saw graphic images of the brutal conflict in Syria as an Army defector gave an eyewitness account of the horrors he was forced to photograph.

US lawmakers boost funding for Israel`s Iron Dome

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 03:10

With US ally Israel facing a barrage of rocket attacks from Gaza, a Senate panel on Tuesday approved a 50 percent funding boost for the Jewish State`s Iron Dome anti-missile system.

Indian PM should address Congress: US lawmakers

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 02:14

US lawmakers were spearheading an effort Friday to get Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited to address a joint session of Congress when he visits the United States in September. 

Once denied visa, Narendra Modi now likely to address US Congress

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 08:58

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, once denied a visa to enter the United States over 2002 Gujarat riots, is expected to receive the honour of addressing a joint session of the US Congress during a visit to Washington in September.

US lawmaker seeks improvement in visa approval for Indian docs

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 02:38

An influential US lawmaker today asked the State Department to improve the visa approval process for doctors from India and Pakistan.

US lawmakers pass bill to curb NSA

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 11:11

The US House of Representatives approved late Thursday a bill that would restrict the electronic surveillance powers of the National Security Agency (NSA).

GM's Barra faces grilling from US lawmakers

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 00:16

General Motors chief executive Mary Barra on Wednesday faced a grilling from US lawmakers investigating the company`s delayed ignition recall tied to at least 13 deaths.

US lawmakers move to toughen North Korea sanctions

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 00:30

US lawmakers moved on Thursday to toughen sanctions against North Korea by targeting money laundering and human rights violations, voicing impatience with the hardline regime.

US lawmakers, Indian-Americans congratulate Modi

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 10:08

US lawmakers and Indian-Americans have congratulated Narendra Modi for leading the BJP to a historic win, hoping that his elevation to the prime minister`s post would further strengthen bilateral ties.

US lawmakers call for improved India-US ties

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 09:47

Terming India as the most important strategic partner, top US lawmakers have called for improving the bilateral ties.

US lawmakers rule out terrorism behind missing Malaysian jet

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 21:18

Top US lawmakers familiar with the intelligence information on Sunday said that evidence garnered so far do not indicate terrorism as a possible cause behind the Malaysian plane that went missing with 239 people aboard.