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American lawmakers hopeful of better Indo-US ties under Modi

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:24

Congressmen asked House of Representative Speaker John Boehner to invite Modi to address a joint session of the US Congress.

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. 

Pro-democracy lawmakers blast UK over Hong Kong report

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 12:20

Pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong hit back Friday at former colonial ruler Britain over a report they said showed no "commitment" to the city and strived to avoid embarrassing Beijing.

Juncker seeks more women for new EU commission: source

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 19:08

The current EU commission presided by Jose Manuel Barroso is staffed by nine women commissioners out of a total 28.

MPs slam `national scandal` of FGM in Britain

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 02:01

FGM, which ranges from removal of the clitoris to more widespread mutilation, has been outlawed in Britain since 1985, but the first prosecution only took place this year.

First UK poll after Juncker battle shows rising support for EU exit

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 05:38

Public support for Britain to leave the EU is growing again after falling to a multi-year low, according to the first survey published since EU leaders nominated Jean-Claude Juncker to become the next president of the European Commission.

Iraqi Army presses Tikrit assault as lawmakers scramble to fill posts

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 19:53

Insurgents brought down an army helicopter over the northern city of Tikrit on Sunday as the military sent in tanks to try to dislodge them on second day of a major pushback against a Sunni militant takeover of large stretches of Iraq.

McCain joins chorus for Modi to address joint Congress session

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 05:51

Senior Republican Senator John McCain has joined the group of lawmakers urging Congressional leadership to invite India`s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address a joint session of the US Congress.

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).