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Legislation on H-1B visas introduced in US Congress

Given that the Democrats have a majority in the House of Representatives, the bill has little chance to be passed

04 Mar 2021 12:15 PM

Will ensure that America not China sets the international agenda: White House

The comments were made in the Biden administration's Interim National Security Strategic Guidance released on Wednesday

04 Mar 2021 11:44 AM

Trump may run for 2024; says we've gone from America first to America last in 1 month

In his speech, the former president reiterated his allegation that there was massive electoral fraud in the 2020 presidential elections

01 Mar 2021 11:01 AM

Anjali Bharadwaj among 12 winners of US anti-corruption award

She in a tweet said the honour is a 'recognition of the collective effort of people and groups across the country who hold power to account'

24 Feb 2021 11:06 AM

US in mourning over 500,000 COVID deaths, UK sees hope

Unlike his predecessor Donald Trump, who often sought to minimize the disease, Biden has made the pandemic his top priority

23 Feb 2021 7:46 AM

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Speaker Pelosi proposes 9/11-type commission to probe US Capitol storming

The Republican former president was accused of inciting riots in the Capitol which left five people, including a police officer, dead

16 Feb 2021 11:48 AM

Trump acquitted, again, by US Senate

President Biden said that despite the acquittal the charges against Trump are 'not in dispute' and called on Americans to defend democracy

14 Feb 2021 11:38 AM

House rests Trump impeachment case, defense begins Friday

Trump's lawyers will begin their defense on Friday, arguing that he cannot be held personally responsible for the storming of Congress

12 Feb 2021 9:38 AM

Biden, Xi face off in marathon two-hour call

The call was to set the stage for the relationship under the new US leader, after it frayed under former president Donald Trump

12 Feb 2021 12:50 AM

No change in policy on Jammu and Kashmir, says US

A longstanding goal of US policy in South Asia has been to prevent India-Pakistan conflict from escalating to interstate war

11 Feb 2021 10:27 AM

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Biden orders sanctions against Myanmar after military coup

Protesters seeking freedom for Aung San Suu Kyi and other party members detained by the military

11 Feb 2021 1:21 AM

Biden, Modi commit towards greater Indo-US ties; work against COVID, terrorism

A veiled message to Pakistan was also sent, with both countries resolving to 'stand together against the scourge of global terrorism'

09 Feb 2021 10:20 AM

Steps that would improve efficiency of India's markets welcome: US

US has said it welcomes steps that would improve the efficiency of India's markets and attract greater private sector investment

04 Feb 2021 10:38 AM

IMF sent Myanmar $350 million in emergency aid; no precedent for refund

The State Department said it would review its foreign assistance to the southeast Asian country

03 Feb 2021 5:41 PM

Indian-origin doctor is global coordinator for US President's Malaria Initiative

Director-General of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus congratulated Panjabi on his appointment

02 Feb 2021 11:20 AM

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Mahatma Gandhi statue vandalised in US

The statue of Gandhi, which was donated by the Indian government to the city of Davis, was installed by the city council four years ago

30 Jan 2021 11:37 AM

US terrorism alert warns of politically motivated violence

A DHS statement noted the potential for violence from a broad range of ideologically-motivated actors

28 Jan 2021 6:18 PM

Biden to drop Trump's military transgender ban

The decision comes as Biden plans to turn his attention to equity issues that he believes continue to shadow nearly all aspects of US life

25 Jan 2021 11:30 AM

House will move to impeach Trump if he doesn't resign 'immediately', says Pelosi

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal said the impeachment proceedings should begin immediately

09 Jan 2021 11:45 AM

Trump's education and transport secretaries resign over Capitol Hill violence

A day earlier a number of senior White House staffers resigned over the Capitol Hill violence

08 Jan 2021 11:41 AM

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