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US airlines warn of 'draconian' steps if Congress fails to help

Pandemic has had a devastating effect on air transport in the United States, as several countries have imposed far-reaching travel bans

22 Mar 2020 11:13 AM

CAB attempt to reduce Muslims to second-class citizens in India: US lawmaker

'Today, we witness yet another potentially devastating move by the Prime Minister, as lawmakers enacted his draconian CAB,' he said.

12 Dec 2019 9:40 AM

US approves billion dollar naval weapons deal with India

India will use the enhanced capability as a deterrent to regional threats and to strengthen its homeland defence, it said.

21 Nov 2019 9:14 AM

'Kashmir an integral part of India,' says Indian columnist at US Congress

This was the second hearing by US Congress in the last three weeks on Kashmir, which has been under restrictions since August 5.

15 Nov 2019 10:17 AM

U.S. senators want social media users to be able to take their data with them

A new bill wants users to be allowed to choose another company to manage a their account settings, content, and online interactions.

23 Oct 2019 1:54 PM

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Focus on Kashmir in US Congress panel meet on Human Rights in South Asia

The issue of Tamils in Sri Lanka, the human rights situation in Pakistan including the Sindh province will also be taken up during hearing.

01 Oct 2019 2:30 PM

Top US antitrust regulators admit to infighting on big tech probe

Members from the bodies admitted time had been wasted time arguing who would investigate which tech company.

18 Sep 2019 9:25 AM

US Congress introduces resolution to grant asylum to Aasia Bibi

A US lawmaker has introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives to grant asylum to Pakistani woman Aasia Bibi.

01 Feb 2019 10:17 AM

Bill to remove Pakistan as major non-NATO ally introduced in US Congress

The resolution 73 seeks termination of Pakistan as major non-NATO ally and also sets conditions for its re-designation if any.

13 Jan 2019 4:03 PM

Government shutdown becomes longest in US history

This comes after Democrats' refusal to approve $5.7 billion demanded by Trump for the wall project has paralyzed Washington.

12 Jan 2019 5:04 PM

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US govt shuts down, 8 lakh staff forced to work without pay this Christmas

Democrats painted Donald Trump as the Grinch who stole the year-end deal.

22 Dec 2018 11:49 AM

'New deal or no deal': Trump tells US Congress he will terminate NAFTA

Trump told reporters trade rules before NAFTA 'work very well.' NAFTA allows any country to formally withdraw with 6 months notice.

02 Dec 2018 1:52 PM

A mixed bag in America

Of course, as it’s no longer a one-party rule in the US Congress, the ability to stand up to Mr Trump’s excesses is now greater for India.

09 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

In a first, 2 Muslim women elected to US Congress

Both Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib are Democrats from Midwest and outspoken advocates of minority communities.

07 Nov 2018 12:18 PM

Social media giants face US Congress over politics and the internet

Technology executives have repeatedly testified in Congress over the past year, on the defensive over political influence on their sites.

05 Sep 2018 7:49 AM

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FBI investigating cyber attack on congressional campaign in California

The hackers successfully infiltrated the election campaign computer of David Min, a Democratic candidate for the House of Representatives.

18 Aug 2018 8:56 AM

In white majority area, Tahirah in race to be first muslim woman in US Congress

Tahirah Amatul-Wadud is mother of 7, lawyer, community activist, Muslim, who rises before dawn, prays 5 times a day and fasts during Ramzan.

03 Aug 2018 12:10 PM

US Congress seeks to strengthen defence partnership with India

United States Congress has passed the USD 716 billion defence spending bill.

02 Aug 2018 9:26 AM

Terminally ill patients can try unapproved drugs, bill sent to Trump

Patients can try experimental drugs not yet approved, a controversial move that enjoys the support of President Donald Trump.

23 May 2018 1:13 PM

Facebook will not testify at US House hearing on social media

The company said that even though it will not appear, it looks forward to a continuing dialogue with members of the committee.

26 Apr 2018 7:58 AM

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