US House

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal receives threat messages

Jayapal, 55, is the first-ever Indian-American Congresswoman who represents Seattle in the US House of Representatives.

published on : 9th September 2022

Paul Pelosi gets 5 days in jail, 3 years of probation in DUI

Paul Pelosi was arrested following a May 28 crash in Napa County, north of San Francisco, after a DUI test showed he had a blood alcohol content of .082%, just over the legal limit.

published on : 23rd August 2022

UK summons Chinese ambassador over Taiwan actions

"The UK and partners have condemned in the strongest terms China's escalation in the region around Taiwan, as seen through our recent G7 statement," Truss said in a statement.

published on : 10th August 2022

China issues white paper, warns it will not tolerate Taiwan 'separatists'

China's Taiwan Affairs Office on Wednesday issued a white paper laying out how it intends to claim the island through a range of economic incentives and military pressure.

published on : 10th August 2022

Pelosi concludes historic visit to Taiwan; China gnashes teeth

Pelosi, reportedly the most senior US politician in 25 years to visit Taiwan, said her delegation had come to make it "unequivocally clear" that the US would not "abandon" the island, BBC reports.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan visit set to dominate ASEAN meet

Pelosi's dramatic late-night flight to Taipei, defying threats of reprisals by China, looks set to dominate the meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Phnom Penh.

published on : 3rd August 2022

China hits Taiwan with fresh trade curbs as Pelosi visits

The trip by Pelosi, who is second in line to the presidency and the highest-profile elected US official to visit Taiwan in 25 years, has ignited a diplomatic firestorm.

published on : 3rd August 2022

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi lands in Singapore to kick off Asia tour

Pelosi will call on Singapore President Halimah Yacob and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, and meet with a number of Cabinet Ministers, said a spokesperson for Singapore's foreign ministry.

published on : 1st August 2022

Explained | Why is Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan causing tension?

While experts say it's unlikely China would use force to prevent Pelosi's U.S. government plane from landing in Taipei, its response remains unpredictable.

published on : 27th July 2022

China says US will 'bear all consequences' if Nancy Pelosi visits Taiwan

Democratic Taiwan lives under constant threat of being invaded by China, which views the self-ruled island as part of its territory to be seized by force if necessary.

published on : 27th July 2022

US military making plans in case house speaker Nancy Pelosi travels to Taiwan

US officials said this week that a visit to Taiwan by Pelosi would be the highest-ranking U.S. official to visit Taiwan since 1997 and would go beyond the usual safety precautions. 

published on : 27th July 2022

'Necessary to help deter China': US House votes for India sanctions waiver over Russian S-400 missile deal

Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act provides for punitive actions by the US government against any country engaged in transactions with Russian defence and intelligence.

published on : 15th July 2022

Pegasus spyware: TDP-led Andhra Pradesh government shared data with private agencies, says panel

The House Committee members K Abbaiah Chowdary and M Jaganmohan Rao and officials from the Home and Information Technology departments attended the meeting held in the Assembly hall.

published on : 6th July 2022

China warns against US House Speaker's possible visit to Taiwan

Japanese and Taiwanese media on Thursday reported that Pelosi will visit Taiwan next week, after leading a delegation to Japan this weekend.

published on : 7th April 2022

US house passes Stop-gap bill to avert government shutdown 

With the federal government set to run out of money Friday at midnight -- the eve of the one-year anniversary of Trump's inauguration, the bill cleared the House with a 230-197 vote.

published on : 19th January 2018