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Anti-Modi Congressional resolution now has 51 co-sponsors

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 10:50

A controversial Congressional resolution, which among other things asks the American administration to maintain its policy of not issuing visa to BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, now has more than 50 co-sponsors.

GM's actions on deadly defect ''unacceptable'': CEO Barra

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 07:47

General Motors Co CEO Mary Barra on Tuesday called her company`s slow response to faulty ignition switches linked to at least 13 deaths "unacceptable," but could not give U.S. lawmakers many answers as to what went wrong.

GM avoided defective switch redesign in 2005 to save a dollar each

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 07:43

General Motors Co in 2005 decided not to change an ignition switch eventually linked to the deaths of at least 13 people because it would have added about a dollar to the cost of each car, according to an internal GM document provided to U.S. congressional investigators.

US Congress passes Ukraine aid, Russian sanctions bill

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 05:12

Congress easily passed a US aid package for Ukraine on Tuesday that includes sanctions against Russia for annexing Crimea, in US lawmakers` first binding response to the crisis.

GM chief Barra faces tough questions over recalls

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 02:41

General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra faces tough questioning in Congress over why the company ignored a faulty ignition problem for a decade despite numerous accident reports and 13 deaths.

US Congress likely to pass Ukraine aid Tuesday

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 04:41

A US aid package to Ukraine that also imposes sanctions on Russia for its Crimea takeover is expected to clear Congress Tuesday and head to President Barack Obama, ending a weeks-long impasse.

US Congress demands Russia withdraw, mulls Ukraine aid

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 07:42

The US Congress has demanded Russia immediately withdraw from Ukraine and urged US President Barack Obama to impose punitive economic sanctions on Moscow.

Bill introduced in US Congress to expedite export of LNG

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 14:53

A bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the US Congress to expedite export of natural gas to American allies like India and Japan.

Obama blames Congress for deportations

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 02:22

US President Barack Obama today said he was powerless to stop mass expulsions of illegal immigrants, which prompted one Latino advocacy group to brand him "deporter in chief."

Snow shuts down Washington

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 23:32

The American capital was Monday shut down again as yet another winter storm pounded the region. The weatherman forecast rain, ice and 8-12 inches of snow.

Ajay Maken will be Congress candidate for New Delhi Lok Sabha seat

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 19:07

Congress` Ajay Maken will be Lok Sabha candidate in New Delhi constituency as no one else came forward to enter the contest for the seat under Rahul Gandhi-promoted US-style "primaries" system.

Sonia Gandhi seeks dismissal of rights violation case in US

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 22:14

Congress president Sonia Gandhi asked court to dismiss human rights violation case filed in connection with 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, saying complaint failed to attribute actual acts to her.