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Rajya Sabha stalemate continues, govt worried about Bills on ordinances

There are signs that the Opposition will not let the Rajya Sabha function smoothly in the coming week despite important Bills and a Short Duration...

Rajya Sabha sees repeated adjournments on Day One of Monsoon Session; PM couldn’t introduce new ministers

Rajya Sabha witnessed repeated adjournments on Day One of the Monsoon session amidst uproar over various issues by MPs from Opposition parties who did not...

Anthony Fauci: Too soon to say if Americans may need vaccine booster

The government’s top infectious diseases expert said Sunday “it is entirely conceivable, maybe likely” that Americans will need a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine...

Massive Bill Aims to Keep U.S. Innovation Ahead of China’s

June 30, 2021 — The budget of the National Science Foundation (NSF) could double, to $81 billion over the next 5 years, if a...

Punjab accepts recommendations of its sixth pay panel

The Punjab government on Friday decided to implement a majority of the recommendations of its sixth Pay Commission with effect from January 1, 2016, a...

Shock of January 6 insurrection devolves into political fight

In one of the most chilling scenes from the Jan 6 insurrection, a violent mob surged through the halls of the US Capitol chanting “hang...

Pledging more aid, Kamala Harris says ‘welfare of India is critically important to US’ | India News

US vice-president Kamala Harris WASHINGTON: Asserting that the “welfare of India is critically important to the United States,” US vice-president Kamala Harris, whose mother hailed...

US president Joe Biden to America after Floyd verdict: ‘We can’t stop here’

President Joe Biden said Tuesday the conviction of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd “can be a giant step...

Share experience of getting vaccinated on social media to allay people’s fears: Kejriwal to MLAs

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday asked MLAs to share their experience of getting vaccinated against COVID-19 on social media in order to allay...

Joe Biden: President Joe Biden’s first 50 days: Where he stands on key promises and goals

President Joe Biden laid out an ambitious agenda for his first 100 days in office, promising swift action on everything from climate change to immigration...

Donald Trump targets disloyal Republicans, repeats election lies and hints at 2024 run

Former President Donald Trump hinted on Sunday at a possible presidential run in 2024, attacked President Joe Biden and repeated his fraudulent claims he won...

BJP begins canvassing to frame manifesto ahead of Assam assembly elections

GUWAHATI: The BJP is reaching out to people across Assam to elicit their views before framing its manifesto ahead of the upcoming assembly election. The...

Democrats to focus on “terrible toll” of riot as Trump impeachment trial continues

WASHINGTON: Democrats making the case that Donald Trump should be convicted of inciting the siege at the U.S. Capitol will focus on Thursday on the...

Aung San Suu Kyi: Suu Kyi aide, electoral officials arrested in Myanmar, Biden approves sanctions

A close aide to ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi was detained in a new wave of arrests following last week’s military coup, a...

Trump’s 2nd trial to start with vote over constitutionality

WASHINGTON: The Senate is poised to launch Donald Trump‘s second impeachment trial Tuesday, the defeated former president charged by the House with inciting the deadly...

Derek O’Brien presses government to repeal three farm laws, offers draft bill to do so

NEW DELHI: Trinamool Congress leader Derek O’Brien on Thursday pressed the government to repeal the three controversial farm laws and offered a ”Repealing Bill 2021′...

Why Kamala Harris is a star of the New York City mayor’s race

By Katie Glueck NEW YORK: In many tight political races, candidates battle over not just what they know, but whom they know. In the New...

With no self-pardon in hand, private citizen Trump faces uncertain legal future

Donald Trump issued a list of pardons during his final hours as U.S. president but did not include himself, his children, or personal lawyer Rudy...

US House passes resolution asking Pence to invoke 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office

Washington: The Democratic-controlled US House of Representatives, which is rushing ahead towards impeaching Donald Trump over the unprecedented Capitol Hill attack, has passed a resolution...

UK hails India’s religious diversity, inclusive tradition in Parliament debate

London: The UK government on Tuesday praised India’s religious diversity and its “rich tapestry of religious minorities alongside its sizable Hindu majority” during a debate...

Republicans block measure calling for quick removal of Trump

Washington: A House resolution calling on Vice President Mike Pence to invoke constitutional authority to remove President Donald Trump from office was blocked on Monday...

No surprise: Trump left many clues he wouldn’t go quietly

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump left plenty of clues he’d try to burn the place down on his way out the door. The clues spread over...

Pence defies Trump, says he can’t reject electoral votes

WASHINGTON: Defying President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday that he does not have the power to discard electoral votes that will make...

A dozen US Republican senators plan to oppose Biden certification

Washington: A group of Republican senators led by veteran lawmaker Ted Cruz said Saturday they would not vote next week to certify Joe Biden‘s election...

US elections have never delivered a result on the night of, and they shouldn’t be expected to

by Maggie Astor For weeks, President Donald Trump and his allies have been laying groundwork to challenge the results of the election if he loses....