US congress

In clash with Congress, weak legal case may still help President Donald Trump

Congressional investigations are legitimate only if there is legislation that might result from them, the lawsuits say in identical terms.

published on : 18th May 2019

Weak legal case could still benefit Donald Trump in Congress clash

Congressional investigations are legitimate only if there is legislation that might result from them, the lawsuits say in identical terms.

published on : 18th May 2019

Gandhi should be honoured with Congressional Gold Medal this year: US lawmaker

The medal will "honour his leadership" and his gift to the world of inspiring with his principles of non-violence.

published on : 7th May 2019

Many observers see 2019 election as inflection point in Indian history: US Congressional report

The February Pulwama terrorist attack and Balakot air strikes by India is likely to benefit the BJP-led government and could herald a new era of single-party dominance, the report said.

published on : 10th April 2019

US Congress asked to change laws against migrants

In a letter to lawmakers on Thursday, Nielsen said her most immediate request is for the authority to return Central American unaccompanied children to their home countries.

published on : 29th March 2019

Donald Trump's former attorney Cohen's lawyer sends letter to US Congress clarifying pardon talk

Congressional investigators appeared to be zeroing in on the president's pardon power as Democrats embark on a series of sweeping investigations into Trump's political and personal dealings.

published on : 13th March 2019

Donald Trump says US to terminate India's duty-free status for failing to provide market access

India has maintained high tariffs on US goods such as flowers, natural rubber, automobiles, motorcycles, alcoholic beverages and textiles.

published on : 5th March 2019

Congressman introduces resolution seeking probe into US NGO's links with LeT 

The resolution has been moved to House Foreign Relations Committee for necessary action.

published on : 3rd March 2019

US President Donald Trump proposes new missile treaty with potential to include India

Some of the Prithvi and Agni class missiles in India's arsenal could fall under the ambit of such a treaty, as well as some of Pakistan's Babur, Shaheen and Ghauri missiles.

published on : 6th February 2019

If US President Trump declares a national emergency, could Congress or the courts reverse it?

If Trump declares a national emergency to fund some portion of a wall along the US -Mexico border without congressional authorization, what would happen next?

published on : 14th January 2019

Talks on US government shutdown continue on Sunday

Sources say that the White House was unmoved on the president's demand of $5.6 billion to build the border wall.

published on : 6th January 2019

US Congress to see push to regulate Big Tech in 2019

Federal regulations could pre-empt the enforcement of legislation enacted in California, which was modeled after the EU's General Data Protection Regulation.

published on : 6th January 2019

Democrats seize House control as divided US Congress gets to work

The opening ushered in a new era of divided government in Washington, with Democrats intent on checking the Republican's turbulent presidency nearly two years into his term.

published on : 4th January 2019

Legislation introduced in US Congress to protect work authorisation of H-1B spouses

The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa through which many Indians workers are employed in US companies.

published on : 17th November 2018

US midterm elections 2018: Democrats retake House, Republicans keep Senate

Democrats will pick up the 23 seats necessary to win a House majority, Fox and NBC reported, as they knocked off Republicans in swing states like Virginia, Florida, Pennsylvania and Colorado.

published on : 7th November 2018
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