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Red Fort vandalism on January 26 evoked similar sentiments in India as Capitol Hill incident: MEA responds to US reaction on farmers' protests

MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said that the matter is being addressed as per local laws. He said, "US State Dept has acknowledged steps been taken by India towards agricultural reforms. Any protest must be seen in the context of India's democratic ethos as well as polity and the ongoing efforts of government and concerned farmer groups to resolve the impasse."

Feb 04, 2021, 19:28 PM IST

Exposed: World media’s double-speak on Capitol Hill riots and farmers march in India

Parts of Delhi on Tuesday witnessed widespread chaos and unruly scenes as security personnel were clearly outnumbered by the protesters. Other video clips showed protesters in the guise of farmers chasing away policemen on foot as well with tractors and trying to remove a DTC bus parked across the ITO road stretch by pushing it out of way with a tractor.

Jan 26, 2021, 19:36 PM IST

Here's what may prevent Donald Trump from running for President again

President Donald Trump faces impeachment on charges of insurrection, he is accused of inciting his supporters to breach the Capitol in a bid to overturn the November 3 election result.

Jan 14, 2021, 13:50 PM IST

Impeached twice, Donald Trump condemns Capitol Hill violence, says 'rioters will be brought to justice'

Shortly after his impeachment, Donald Trump has condemned the Capitol Hill violence in a new video released by his office. He said that the 'rioters will be brought to justice'.

Jan 14, 2021, 07:00 AM IST

US Speaker Nancy Pelosi names Donald Trump impeachment managers ahead of vote

US Speaker Nancy Pelosi has named impeachment managers ahead of the vote to impeach Trump. The team includes three women, four people of colour and lawmakers from states stretching from Rhode Island to California. Rep Jamie Raskin will be the lead manager

Jan 13, 2021, 10:25 AM IST

US Vice President Mike Pence rules out using 25th Amendment to remove Donald Trump

US Vice President Mike Pence has ruled out using the 25th Amendment to remove outgoing President Donald Trump. According to reports, Pence told the House leaders on Tuesday that he does not support invoking the 25th Amendment process to remove Donald Trump, all but guaranteeing an imminent impeachment vote against the president.

Jan 13, 2021, 07:11 AM IST

US: Why America on alert before the new President's oath ceremony?

FBI warns armed Trump supporters could hold protests in all 50 states ahead of Biden's inauguration.

Jan 12, 2021, 20:32 PM IST

We will act with urgency, says House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on impeachment of President Donald Trump

In a letter to colleagues, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made the announcement that the House will first vote to push Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the powers of the 25th Amendment to remove the outgoing President Trump from office. 

Jan 11, 2021, 09:35 AM IST

Capitol Hill assault: Republican senator joins calls for Donald Trump resignation as Democrats prepare to impeach outgoing President

The Republican senator, Pat Toomey, said President Trump could face criminal liability after the deadly storming of the US Capitol by his supporters, said a Reuters report.

Jan 11, 2021, 06:15 AM IST

It's a good thing: Joe Biden on Donald Trump not attending inauguration on January 20

It's a good thing, Joe Biden has said welcoming Donald Trump's announcement not to attend the inauguration on January 20. Biden said that Trump is a ''big embarrassment to the country"

Jan 09, 2021, 07:36 AM IST

Twitter permanently suspends Donald Trump's account over 'risk of further incitement of violence'

Twitter had blocked Trump`s account from posting on their platform after the protests broke out in Washington, while Facebook on Thursday suspended his Facebook and Instagram accounts indefinitely. 

Jan 09, 2021, 06:07 AM IST

Donald Trump: We cannot accept violence, anarchy at all

The consequences of the violence given by Donald Trump's supporters in the U.S. Parliament are being condemned worldwide. After which a video was released, Trump himself condemned it and told for the peaceful power transfer to the newly elected President Joe Biden.

Jan 08, 2021, 10:52 AM IST

Joe Biden hints at double standards for pro-Trump mob at Capitol and BLM protesters

US President elect Joe Biden drew comparisons with the Black Lives Matter movement and pointed out the difference in the way the protesters have been treated.

Jan 08, 2021, 10:18 AM IST

Donald Trump condemns riots in U.S. Parliament, willing to peacefully hand over power to Joe Biden

The consequences of the violence given by Donald Trump's supporters in the U.S. Parliament are being condemned worldwide. After which a video was released, Trump himself condemned it and told for the peaceful power transfer to the newly elected President Joe Biden.

Jan 08, 2021, 09:14 AM IST

US Capitol violence: Donald Trump faces calls for removal from office after chaos in Washington DC

After the near riot-like situation at the Capitol Hill in US on Thursday that led to the death of four persons, calls for the impeachment of President Donald Trump has grown stronger, for a second time in his presidency.

Jan 08, 2021, 08:44 AM IST

Donald Trump's Facebook, Instagram account suspended indefinitely: Here's what all we know

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a post that the 24-hour ban on Trump's account has been placed indefinitely and for at least two weeks until the peaceful transfer of power is complete.

Jan 08, 2021, 08:32 AM IST

Facebook suspends Donald Trump's Facebook, Instagram accounts for at least 2 weeks; Mark Zuckerberg expresses shock over Capitol Hill violence

On Wednesday, Twitter, Facebook, and Snap Inc temporarily blocked Trump`s accounts as tech giants scrambled to crack down on his baseless claims about the US presidential election and hundreds of Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol.

Jan 07, 2021, 22:11 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke: Will America learn from India?

What the rioters did in America is shameful for American democracy, but despite this many people are finding fault in India's democracy. In today's episode of 'Taal Thok Ke' we will discuss- Why is India being targeted on the pretext of America?

Jan 07, 2021, 19:10 PM IST

Capitol Hill Riots: 25 pictures of riots in America

Leaders around the world condemned the storming of the US Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump, expressing shock at the chaos unfolding in a country they once relied upon for global leadership.

Jan 07, 2021, 17:16 PM IST

Donald Trump finally concedes defeat, pledges 'orderly' transfer of power as US Congress certifies Joe Biden's win

"Even though I totally disagree with the outcome of the election, and the facts bear me out, nevertheless there will be an orderly transition on January 20th," Trump said in a statement.

Jan 07, 2021, 14:55 PM IST