US Elections

Donald Trump ordered Pentagon to seize voting machines after 2020 poll debacle: Report

A document highlights the extreme measures Trump may have been willing to take to cling to power against the will of voters who picked Joe Biden to be their next president.

published on : 22nd January 2022

EXPLAINER: How lawmakers are investigating the US Capitol riots

The committee is looking into every aspect of the riot, including what Trump himself was doing while it unfolded and any connections between the White House and the rioters.

published on : 19th October 2021

Report details Trump's all-out bid to undo election results

Trump's actions led to a near-revolt at department headquarters that receded only after senior officials warned of a mass resignation.

published on : 8th October 2021

Nine lawyers allied with Trump penalised over Michigan poll lawsuit

The lawsuit was filed on behalf of six Republican voters who wanted Parker to decertify Michigan's results and impound voting machines.

published on : 26th August 2021

Idea of overturning election results is 'un-American': Former US Vice President Mike Pence

Mike Pence entered Thursday to a standing ovation, but there were mixed views about whether he would be a good choice on the presidential ticket in 2024.

published on : 25th June 2021

Indian-Americans reported highest rates of voting in 2020

Americans voted in record numbers in the presidential election in November last year, casting nearly 158.4 million ballots.

published on : 21st May 2021

2020: How world rocked by COVID-19, US elections and Black Lives Matter

While COVID-19 has killed 1.7 milion people, the Black Lives Matter movement leads to a major debate about race and the toppling of statues of figures linked to slavery or colonisation.

published on : 27th December 2020

Expect green card, H1-B visa squeeze to ease under Biden-Kamala rule

In the four years of the Trump administration, it has not been smooth sailing for Indians for whom the US is a land of opportunities and a stepping stone for economic prosperity.

published on : 9th November 2020

BJP says ties with India enjoy bipartisan support in US, asks members to not use name in presidential polls

BJP's Foreign Affairs Department head Vijay Chauthaiwale said India and the US have 'deep strategic relations' which has bipartisan support in the US and enjoys 'overwhelming public support' here.

published on : 10th September 2020

‘Indo-US ties decided by business relations, not polls,' say Mohandas Pai and Arun Maira

The dynamics of ties between the two countries are decided by their business relations and not by elections, the speakers discussed.

published on : 28th August 2020

Russia Probe: Donald Trump ordered special counsel Robert Mueller's firing but reversed course

Trump gave the order in June 2017, according to the Times, but White House counsel Don McGahn refused, saying it would have a "catastrophic effect" on Trump's presidency.

published on : 26th January 2018

Russia probe: Special counsel questions Sessions; Is Trump coming soon?

In the Oval Office on Tuesday, Trump said he was "not at all concerned" about what Sessions may have told the Mueller team.

published on : 24th January 2018

Next Trump hurdles: November mid-terms, 2020 primaries

The president is coming off a late-2017 high, when he managed to ram his massive tax cut plan through Congress.

published on : 16th January 2018

Trump says Putin 'means it' with election meddling denials

Trump said Saturday he believes Vladimir Putin is being sincere when he denies meddling in the US election that propelled Trump to power.

published on : 12th November 2017

Trump Jr hinted at review of Russia sanctions act, says lawyer

A Russian lawyer has said Donald Trump Jr suggested in a meeting during the US presidential campaign that a law imposing sanctions on Russia could be reviewed if his father were elected.

published on : 7th November 2017
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