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John McCain, US senator and former presidential candidate, dead at 81

McCain had been battling a malignant brain tumour - also called glioblastoma - which had been discovered in 2017.

Aug 26, 2018, 06:53 AM IST

Hillary Clinton injured during Rajasthan visit

Doctors have said she had a sprain in her hand and has been given required treatment. They advised her rest.

Mar 14, 2018, 10:48 AM IST

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 House quells Democrat's bid to impeach Donald Trump

The US House of Representatives has overwhelmingly quelled a congressman's resolution to impeach President Donald Trump as many Democratic Party leaders questioned its timing and termed the move as "premature".

Dec 07, 2017, 11:05 AM IST

Trump rides high after Republican election win

After wins in South Carolina, Kansas and Montana, Trump's Republicans have now won all four special elections held since his inauguration in January, leaving Democrats demoralized as they seek to snatch control of Congress in next year's mid-term elections.

Jun 22, 2017, 09:11 AM IST

Hillary Clinton slams apparent US-Russia collusion against her

Crooked Hillary Clinton now blames everybody but herself, refuses to say she was a terrible candidate.

Jun 01, 2017, 10:15 AM IST

World must consider Balochistan's condition before joining OBOR initiative: Baloch leader

Ashraf Sherjan has advised countries joining China's the One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative, to first consider the situation in Balochistan before taking any step further.

May 14, 2017, 12:19 PM IST

Ruling party in Armenia leads parliamentary vote

President Serzh Sarksyan's ruling Republican Party led in elections in Armenia on Sunday, official preliminary results showed, laying the foundation for a new parliamentary system of government.

Apr 03, 2017, 10:27 AM IST

Hillary Clinton gets political again

US President Donald Trump`s Democratic rival Hillary Clinton has made her most political comments since losing the 2016 presidential election, slamming the new administration for its policies relating to women, race, and health, a media report said.

Mar 29, 2017, 11:35 AM IST

Hawaii lawmaker resigns from Republican Party to join Democrats

Hawaii lawmaker Beth Fukumoto, ousted last month as Republican leader of the state`s House of Representatives after publicly criticizing President Donald Trump, resigned on Wednesday from her party to seek membership as a Democrat.

Mar 23, 2017, 10:40 AM IST

Bill in US Cong to end aid to countries not accepting criminal immigrants

 A Republican lawmaker has introduced a legislation aimed at suspending Foreign Aid to countries that deny or delay accepting their criminal citizens who have been ordered removed from the United States.

Mar 10, 2017, 10:20 AM IST

Current political situation stressing Americans: Survey

Majorities of both Republicans (59 percent) and Democrats (76 percent) said they were significantly worried about the nation in the long run.

Feb 16, 2017, 15:58 PM IST

Thousands converge in Washington to attend Trump inauguration

Thousands of people including many Indian-Americans are converging here to attend US President-elect Donald Trump's swearing-in ceremony themed 'Make America Great Again', the slogan which propelled the real-estate tycoon to victory after the gruelling poll campaign.

Jan 18, 2017, 14:55 PM IST

Donald Trump declining intelligence briefings: Report

Donald Trump has received just two classified intelligence briefings since winning the presidency earlier this month, far less than his immediate predecessors, the Washington Post reported Wednesday.

Nov 24, 2016, 12:00 PM IST

Donald Trump picks wealthy activist for education secretary

US President-elect Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that he intends to nominate Betsy DeVos, a wealthy Republican campaigner for alternatives to public schools, as his education secretary.

Nov 24, 2016, 08:40 AM IST

Indo-Americans hail Donald Trump for picking Nikki Haley as US envoy to UN

Cutting across party-lines, Indian-Americans in the US has hailed President-elect Donald Trump for nominating Nikki Haley as US envoy to the United Nations.

Nov 24, 2016, 08:28 AM IST

China hits back at Trump's climate change hoax claims

Trump in 2012 infamously claimed China had created the concept of climate change to make America's manufacturing sector less competitive.

Nov 17, 2016, 22:02 PM IST

Barack Obama urges Donald Trump to reach out: `Gestures matter`

US President Barack Obama said Monday that he had urged his successor Donald Trump to reach out to those Americans left upset or fearful by the Republican billionaire`s surprise election win.

Nov 15, 2016, 03:01 AM IST

Superstar ally Michelle Obama hits trail with Hillary Clinton

Obama has emerged as a compelling force in the hard-fought campaign, delivering powerful arguments against Republican Donald Trump and in support of Clinton`s bid to become the first female president in US history.

Oct 28, 2016, 01:16 AM IST

Donald Trump proves himself unfit for presidency every day: Barack Obama

Donald Trump proves himself unfit for presidency "every single day", US President Barack Obama has said as he slammed the Republican leaders for going along with the rhetoric of the party's White House nominee till recently.

Oct 24, 2016, 13:15 PM IST