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US senate candidate ends lawsuit over 'fake Indian' sign

US senate candidate ends lawsuit over 'fake Indian' sign

Shiva Ayyadurai is running as an independent, anti-establishment candidate, in the 2018 election for the Senate from Massachusetts. 

May 18, 2018, 18:07 PM IST
Donald Trump White House continues to see high profile departures

Donald Trump White House continues to see high profile departures

HR McMaster was the second top-level firing in March.

Mar 23, 2018, 07:29 AM IST
Donald Trump fires HR McMaster, names hawkish John Bolton US national security adviser

Donald Trump fires HR McMaster, names hawkish John Bolton US national security adviser

US foreign policy could be headed for an even more volatile time under John Bolton.

Mar 23, 2018, 06:56 AM IST
'India can't abruptly give up Russian arms': Scramble in the US to prevent Russia sanctions from affecting US-India relationship

'India can't abruptly give up Russian arms': Scramble in the US to prevent Russia sanctions from affecting US-India relationship

Provisions of a recent US law to impose sanctions on Russia have also put India squarely on the path to US sanctions.

Mar 16, 2018, 08:14 AM IST
China lashes out at US over bill promoting Taiwan ties

China lashes out at US over bill promoting Taiwan ties

China lodged an official protest with the United States today, saying it was "strongly dissatisfied" after the US Senate passed a bill promoting relations with self-governing Taiwan.

Mar 01, 2018, 16:48 PM IST
Donald Trump takes first concrete step towards 2020 re-election, names Brad Parscale as campaign chief

Donald Trump takes first concrete step towards 2020 re-election, names Brad Parscale as campaign chief

That he was going to attempt to return to the White House is no surprise. But Parscale's appointment as campaign chief indicates how heavily the campaign will rely on social media.

Feb 28, 2018, 07:12 AM IST
US Senate rejects Trump immigration plan, leaves 1.8 million 'dreamers' in limbo

US Senate rejects Trump immigration plan, leaves 1.8 million 'dreamers' in limbo

The US Senate rejected a series of bills to protect "Dreamer" immigrants on Thursday.

Feb 16, 2018, 05:59 AM IST
US government shutdown ends after Senate passes spending bill

US government shutdown ends after Senate passes spending bill

US shutdown ended on Friday after the Senate passed the crucial federal spending. The bill was passed after hours of delay, sending the measure to President Donald Trump to end the nation's second government shutdown in three weeks.

Feb 09, 2018, 16:29 PM IST
US Senate approves budget deal, too late to avert shutdown

US Senate approves budget deal, too late to avert shutdown

The U.S. Senate approved a budget deal including a stopgap government funding bill early on Friday, but it was too late to prevent a federal shutdown that was already underway in an embarrassing setback for the Republican-controlled Congress.

Feb 09, 2018, 12:37 PM IST
Bill seeking to increase annual H1B visas introduced in US Senate

Bill seeking to increase annual H1B visas introduced in US Senate

Two Republican Senators today introduced legislation in the Senate that seeks to increase the annual H-1B visa limit with an aim to bring in the world's "best and brightest" to the US.

Jan 26, 2018, 08:56 AM IST
Stay and work to end shutdowns, or get arrested: US Senator's suggestion to politicians

Stay and work to end shutdowns, or get arrested: US Senator's suggestion to politicians

Senator Michael Bennet's suggestions are also part of a bipartisan accountability law he has tried to push.

Jan 20, 2018, 16:51 PM IST
US government shuts down after Senate blocks spending bill, Donald Trump slams Democrats

US government shuts down after Senate blocks spending bill, Donald Trump slams Democrats

In a late-night session, senators blocked a bill to extend government funding through Feb. 16. The bill needed 60 votes in the 100-member Senate but only 50 supported it.

Jan 20, 2018, 10:52 AM IST
Donald Trump's eldest son testifies to US Senate committee in Russia probe

Donald Trump's eldest son testifies to US Senate committee in Russia probe

U.S. President Donald Trump`s eldest son met with the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday as part of the panel`s investigation into Russia, the 2016 U.S. election and whether his father`s election campaign colluded with Moscow.

Dec 14, 2017, 09:39 AM IST
Democrat Doug Jones wins US Senate seat in Alabama in setback for Donald Trump

Democrat Doug Jones wins US Senate seat in Alabama in setback for Donald Trump

Jones, 63, a former federal prosecutor, prevailed over Roy Moore, whose campaign was dogged by allegations of sexual misconduct toward teenagers.

Dec 13, 2017, 09:34 AM IST
US Senate tax bill accomplishes major Obamacare repeal goal

US Senate tax bill accomplishes major Obamacare repeal goal

Removing it while keeping the rest of Obama`s Affordable Care Act intact is expected to cause insurance premiums to rise and lead to millions of people losing coverage, policy experts say.

Dec 02, 2017, 13:06 PM IST
US Senate passes historic tax reform in Trump win

US Senate passes historic tax reform in Trump win

US Senate Republicans passed landmark tax reform early Saturday, a critical step toward delivering a monumental legislative victory for President Donald Trump in his first year in office. 

Dec 02, 2017, 12:35 PM IST
Trump tax overhaul on verge of passage in US Senate

Trump tax overhaul on verge of passage in US Senate

Donald Trump`s sweeping tax reform plan inched toward final passage in the US Senate Friday, potentially becoming a major legislative victory for the president after overcoming resistance from Republicans concerned about its high cost.

Dec 02, 2017, 09:21 AM IST
US Congress bats for a 'forward-looking' strategy to better defence ties with India

US Congress bats for a 'forward-looking' strategy to better defence ties with India

The Pentagon has been asked by US Congressional leaders to develop a "forward-looking" strategy to form an enduring defence relationship with India.

Nov 10, 2017, 11:04 AM IST
US Republicans ask Roy Moore to step aside if sexual assault allegations are true

US Republicans ask Roy Moore to step aside if sexual assault allegations are true

Several Republicans on Thursday urged their party's candidate for a vacant US Senate seat to quit the race if an explosive report that he had a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl is true.

Nov 10, 2017, 09:57 AM IST
Ken Juster as the new US ambassador to India: Senate to vote this week

Ken Juster as the new US ambassador to India: Senate to vote this week

A crucial Senate Committee will vote on Trump administration's ambassadorial nominee to India -- Ken Juster -- later this week, paving the way for a full Senate confirmation of the old India hand, who played a key role in the landmark Indo-US civil nuclear deal.

Oct 24, 2017, 13:34 PM IST