Pakistan facing international isolation, says Senator

A Pakistani Senator on Wednesday said Islamabad was being gradually isolated on an international level.

Jul 20, 2016, 16:57 PM IST

US Sen. Sanders to kick off 2016 bid from Clinton's left

Bernie Sanders, the self-described "democratic socialist" senator from Vermont, aims to jumpstart his challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton in the race for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination with a kickoff event on Tuesday.

May 27, 2015, 00:08 AM IST

US Senator Ted Cruz to announce presidential bid: Report

United States Senator and Tea Party favorite Ted Cruz is expected Monday to confirm plans to run for president in 2016, the Houston Chronicle reported Saturday. 

Mar 22, 2015, 16:08 PM IST

US senator's anti-Hindu views repudiated by Catholic leadership

The US state of Idaho's Catholic leadership has declared that a state senator's anti-Hindu views run counter to the teachings of the Church and Pope Francis's support for inter-religious dialogue.

Mar 21, 2015, 05:40 AM IST

Assassination of senator: Bail plea of French woman dismissed

A Delhi court has denied bail to a 55-year-old French woman, who was arrested here pursuant to a red corner notice against her for her alleged role in a terror attack in Chile leading to the death of a senator in 1991.

Mar 08, 2015, 13:18 PM IST

Senator urges quick confirmation of Dr Murthy as Surgeon General

A top Democratic lawmaker has urged the US Senate to quickly confirm the nomination of Dr Vivek Murthy as the country's Surgeon General, who is the leading official and spokesperson on matters of public health.

Oct 18, 2014, 07:29 AM IST

Philippines holds second senator, ex-leader`s son, for corruption

A second senator, the son of a former president ousted in 2001 on corruption charges, turned himself in to authorities on Monday after an anti-graft court ordered his arrest for the misuse of congressional funds.

Jun 23, 2014, 13:33 PM IST

Philippine senator arrested over huge corruption scam

A Philippine senator who rose to fame as an action movie hero was arrested on Friday, becoming the first politician detained over a massive corruption scandal allegedly involving dozens of lawmakers.

Jun 20, 2014, 15:21 PM IST

Senator: Bergdahl deal sealed day before swap

The Obama administration only finalised the exchange of the last remaining US prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five Taliban detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a day before the June 1 swap, a top Democratic lawmaker said today.

Jun 10, 2014, 23:15 PM IST

Arizona legislation prompts state senator to reveal he is gay

An Arizona state senator revealed that he was gay on Wednesday, saying he felt compelled to make his sexual orientation public because of the recent battle over legislation in the state that would have allowed businesses to refuse sevices to homosexuals.

Mar 06, 2014, 05:53 AM IST

Former US Virgin Islands senator sent to prison

A former senator in the US Virgin Islands has been sentenced to federal prison after pleading guilty last year to racketeering.

Jan 09, 2014, 04:06 AM IST

Senator wants Alec Baldwin to be blacklisted Los Angeles

A New York Senator has called on Hollywood`s producers and directors to blacklist actor Alec Baldwin until he gets help for an alleged anger management problem.

Feb 20, 2013, 09:26 AM IST

Australian senator detained at Malaysian airport

Australian Senator Nick Xenophon was detained at a Malaysian airport Saturday and would be deported as the immigration declared him a "security risk".

Feb 16, 2013, 12:54 PM IST

Movie on Hillary Clinton`s younger days?

Hollywood loves political dramas and the next to get a biopic could be outgoing secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton as a script focusing on her younger days features in the list of favourite future films.

Jan 04, 2013, 16:26 PM IST

Ben Affleck may not run for US senate

Ben Affleck, whose name cropped up as a possible contender to fill the seat to be vacated by Massachusetts Senator John Kerry’s appointment as secretary of state, may not be running for office after all.

Dec 22, 2012, 19:21 PM IST

Guantanamo detainees crazy b******ds: US Senator

Senior United States Senator Lindsey Graham has said Guantanamo Bay is full of “crazy b*****ds” who should not be brought to America.

Dec 01, 2012, 11:40 AM IST

US senators rap China over sea disputes

Two US senators have
submitted a resolution condemning "the repeated use of force
by China" over territorial disputes in the South China Sea.

Jun 14, 2011, 22:03 PM IST

`Suspend US aid to Pak until it comes clean`

A powerful American senator has
demanded suspension USD 3 billion aid to Pakistan, until the country answers how Osama bin Laden was able to live so close to Islamabad and proves it stands by the US in war against terror.

May 03, 2011, 11:04 AM IST

S Carolina senator fined for accepting illegal contributions

South Carolina Senator Jack Knotts was fined and publicly reprimanded for accepting illegal contributions, leaving her supporters upbeat.

Sep 24, 2010, 21:34 PM IST

Senator seeks report on US assistance to Pakistan

An influential Senator has demanded that the Obama Administration should submit to the Congress a report on aid effectiveness
and Islamabad`s efforts to cease support for terrorist groups.

Jul 20, 2010, 15:34 PM IST