National Rifle Association

Donald Trump pulling US out of UN arms treaty, heeding NRA

Trump told members of the gun lobby at an annual meeting he intends to revoke the status of the United States as a signatory to the Arms Trade Treaty, which was never ratified by the US Senate.

Apr 27, 2019, 14:47 PM IST

Florida lawmakers pass gun-school safety bill three weeks after massacre

Florida lawmakers, spurred by last month`s deadly high school shooting, gave final passage on Wednesday to a bill to raise the legal age for buying rifles, impose a three-day waiting period on all gun sales and allow the arming of some school employees.

Mar 08, 2018, 09:55 AM IST

Donald Trump stuns by embracing gun control as Florida students return to class

President Donald Trump has surprised lawmakers by embracing gun control measures that are tougher than usually supported by his party.

Mar 01, 2018, 19:38 PM IST

Donald Trump signs bill allowing mentally ill people to buy guns

US President Donald Trump has signed a measure nixing a regulation aimed at keeping guns out of the hands of some severely mentally ill people.

Mar 01, 2017, 17:46 PM IST

Donald Trump signals he could support banning people on terror watch lists from purchasing guns

Republican White House hopeful Donald Trump signalled Wednesday he could support banning people on terror watch lists from purchasing guns, a move that would place him in opposition to members of h

Jun 15, 2016, 21:54 PM IST

Donald Trump in pocket of gun lobby: Hillary Clinton

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continued her scathing attack on Republican rival Donald Trump, saying that he was a politician beholden to the gun lobby and that him as the U.S. President would mean "more kids at risk of violence and bigotry."

May 22, 2016, 10:09 AM IST

Gun rights group NRA endorses Trump for US president

The National Rifle Association on Friday endorsed Donald Trump for US president, saying it was time to unite behind the Republican or "kiss your guns goodbye" if Hillary Clinton is elected.

May 21, 2016, 06:16 AM IST

Gun owners grill Obama at town hall

A series of mass shootings has punctuated Obama`s time in office.

Jan 08, 2016, 10:35 AM IST

US not cured of racism, it’s in our DNA: Obama says citing slavery legacy

President Barack Obama says the United States has not overcome its history of racism and is using the N-word to make his case.

Jun 22, 2015, 20:25 PM IST

Obama blames gun lobby ''grip'' on Congress for lax US gun laws

President Barack Obama blamed public apathy combined with the tight "grip" on Congress of the National Rifle Association, the powerful US gun lobby, for blocking stricter gun laws.

Jun 21, 2015, 09:22 AM IST

CWG in mind, Sandhu and Sodhi to attend camp

Eyeing selection in the Indian shotgun team for the Commonwealth Games, Manavjit Singh Sandhu and Ronjan Sodhi will look to give final touches to their preparation at a coaching camp here ahead of the ISSF World Cup in Almaty, after which the team for CWG will be picked.

May 03, 2014, 15:38 PM IST

Mulik, Ashwini maintain lead positions

Maharashtra`s Akshay Mulik maintained his lead in two events at the Sanjay Kakade Group Gun for Glory shooting championship today while another host state shooter, Ashwini Lavand, managed to hold on to her lead in one group and losing out to Tamil Nadu shooters in another.

Oct 01, 2013, 21:53 PM IST

Shooting championship inaugurated

The first Zaua Sailo Northeast Shooting Championship was inaugurated by Mizoram Sports Minister Zodintluanga at the Kulikawn Shooting Gallery here on Tuesday.

Mar 19, 2013, 17:36 PM IST

America’s NRA calls Obama `elitist hypocrite`

America`s powerful pro-gun National Rifle Association (NRA) has described US President Barack Obama as an "elitist hypocrite".

Jan 16, 2013, 17:11 PM IST

Outrage in US over NRA launching gun app for children

The NRA`s free "Practice Range`` app, which was released on Sunday, lets players shoot coffin-shaped targets with a range of realistic guns including AK-47 and M16 assault rifles.

Jan 15, 2013, 14:58 PM IST

Gun group says Congress will not pass weapons ban

The top US gun lobbying group says Congress doesn`t have enough votes to pass a ban on assault weapons, President Barack Obama will see a set of proposals on curbing mass shootings and gun violence.

Jan 14, 2013, 23:36 PM IST