Bill de Blasio

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio ends US presidential bid, draws Donald Trump's sarcasm

De Blasio launched his long-shot candidacy in May with the central slogan, "Working People First," and found himself in a crowded field of Democrats hoping to take on the Republican Trump in next year`s election. De Blasio`s exit leaves 19 Democrats vying to be the party`s nominee.

Sep 21, 2019, 00:10 AM IST

Anupam Kher meets NYC Mayor

Veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher has met New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife Chirlane McCray, who he said love his "New Amsterdam" show.

Nov 29, 2018, 10:57 AM IST

What if Donald Trump wants to live in Trump Tower? New York mayor weighs in

Since his election last week, Donald Trump -- who has always lived in New York -- has hardly left Manhattan.

Nov 19, 2016, 08:39 AM IST

New York mayor Bill de Blasio tells Donald Trump will 'protect' immigrants

The Democratic mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio, said he today met with President-elect Donald Trump and warned him that he would work to protect undocumented immigrants from deportation.

Nov 17, 2016, 01:13 AM IST

Police search for terrorism link in New York blast that injured 29

Pressure cooker bombs were used in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people and wounded more than 260.

Sep 19, 2016, 09:18 AM IST

Know the Indian-American who has been named as New York's Chief Digital Officer

An eminent Indian-American digital media expert has been named by New York Mayor Bill de Blasio as the city's new Chief Digital Officer to focus on promoting access to local government through technology and support the its tech ecosystem.

Aug 02, 2016, 15:03 PM IST

New York unveils plan to combat Zika threat

Currently 358 patients were confirmed to have contracted the disease in the US of which 40 were reported in New York.

Apr 19, 2016, 15:58 PM IST

Death toll from US snow storm rises to 19: Officials

The storm -- dubbed Snowzilla -- clobbered a large swath of the eastern US, dumping near-record amounts of snow on Washington, New York and other major cities.

Jan 24, 2016, 05:53 AM IST

New York shuts down, bans travel due to monster storm

Only authorized emergency vehicles, hazard vehicles and critical health care personnel are permitted to use the roads, officials said.

Jan 24, 2016, 03:10 AM IST

In speech, Mayor tells Muslims they make NYC stronger

Mayor Bill de Blasio has praised the contribution of Muslims to New York City in a speech at an Islamic community center.

Dec 05, 2015, 10:22 AM IST

Amazon pulls Nazi ads over New York backlash

Based on the novel by Philip Dick, it portrays an America in which slavery is legal and Jews hide under assumed names.

Nov 25, 2015, 06:06 AM IST

Ex-tennis star James Blake says New York cop should be fired for abuse

Former professional tennis player James Blake said on Saturday that an undercover policeman who body-slammed him outside a Manhattan hotel in a case of mistaken identity did not deserve to wear an officer`s badge, and he told CNN he should be fired for abusing his powers.

Sep 13, 2015, 09:54 AM IST

New York looks to curb topless women, Mickey and Thor in Times Square

New York city created a task force on Thursday to examine how it can rein in topless women and costumed cartoon and superhero characters who officials believe are aggressively soliciting tips after posing for tourists' pictures in Times Square. 

Aug 21, 2015, 14:51 PM IST

Toll hits 12 in record NY Legionnaires` outbreak

The death toll has risen to 12 from an unprecedented outbreak of Legionnaires` disease in New York that saw 113 people contract the form of pneumonia, officials said Monday.

Aug 11, 2015, 05:27 AM IST

Record 108 contract Legionnaires disease in New York

The number of people diagnosed with Legionnaires disease has risen to 108 as America's largest city suffers from a record outbreak of the from of pneumonia, authorities have said.

Aug 09, 2015, 06:52 AM IST

New York City postpones vote on Uber cap, plans study on traffic impact

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio postponed a vote on a controversial proposal to cap Uber`s growth in the city, announcing new plans on Wednesday to study the impact of the car service app on traffic.

Jul 23, 2015, 08:57 AM IST

Uber locks horns with New York city hall over fleet expansion

The ride-booking app Uber is fighting New York`s city hall, which wants to keep in check a fleet of vehicles that already far outnumbers the Big Apple`s trademark yellow cabs.

Jul 20, 2015, 09:58 AM IST

Thousands attend funeral for slain New York City policeman

Thousands of policemen from around the United States gathered on Friday at the funeral of a 25-year-old New York City officer who was shot in the head while on patrol, making him the fifth member of the NYPD to die in the line of duty since December.

May 09, 2015, 00:45 AM IST

Thousands bid farewell to murdered New York officer

Thousands of mourners gathered in a Long Island town on Friday to bid farewell to a New York police officer who was shot in the head by an alleged career criminal.

May 08, 2015, 21:01 PM IST

Hindu leaders upset with New York Mayor for not including Diwali as holiday

Hindu community leaders in the US have expressed their disappointment over a decision by the city administration here of excluding Diwali from its list of school holidays.

Mar 05, 2015, 12:20 PM IST