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US Flags To Be Flown At Half Staff In Honor Of Those Killed In Kabul Attack

Aug 27, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The speaker's office said she had ordered the flags lowered Thursday after the bombings outside the Kabul airport in Afghanistan.

US Lawmakers Seek 9/11- Like Commission On Origins Of Covid

Jul 15, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The origins of the Covid-19 remain a widely debated topic, with some scientists and politicians maintaining that the possibility of a lab leak of the deadly virus exists.

Amid Massive Opposition, Senate Democrats Press Ahead On Voting Bill

Democrats have made the elections bill a major focus, touting it as the best way to counteract voting restrictions that have advanced in Republican-controlled statehouses across the US

Donald Trump Impeachment To Be Sent To Senate On Monday: Top Democrat

Jan 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to send the article of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday

Trump’s Trial In Senate Likely To Take Backseat As Democrats Focus On Biden’s Inauguration

Trump was impeached on Wednesday by the House on the single charge--incitement of insurrection, in lightning-quick proceedings just a week after violence broke out at the US Capitol.

11 January, 2021

US House 'Will Proceed' With Impeachment Of Donald Trump, Says Nancy Pelosi

Associated Press (AP)

If convicted, Donald Trump would be removed from office and succeeded by the Vice President. It would be the first time a U.S. president had been impeached twice.

09 January, 2021

House Will Move To Impeach Trump If He Doesn’t Resign Immediately: Nancy Pelosi

Outlook Web Bureau

House members Kahele, David Cicilline, Ted Lieu, Jamie Raskin and Ilhan Omar have authored two resolutions of impeachments against Donald Trump.

04 January, 2021

Nancy Pelosi Re-Elected Speaker Of US House Of Representatives


Pelosi has led the House Democrats since 2003 and created history by becoming the first women speaker of the House in 2007.

21 September, 2020

Democrats Unveil Temporary Funding Bill To Avert Capitol Shutdown


The proposed legislation will keep every federal agency running at current funding levels till December 11, which will help keep the government afloat even after the election and possibly reshuffle Washington's balance of power.

10 October, 2019

'Will Cooperate With Impeachment Probe Only If...': US Prez Donald Trump


Trump's response followed a White House letter issued on Tuesday that notified the Democrats of an uncooperative stance of the administration in relation to their efforts to remove the president from office.

29 January, 2019

US President Donald Trump Agrees To Deliver State Of The Union On Feb 5

Outlook Web Bureau

US President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and has agreed to deliver the State of the Union address on February 5 as the US government has now fully reopened.

29 October, 2018

House Democrats Promise To Prioritise LGBTQ Rights Bill

Outlook Web Bureau

House Democrats are promising to prioritize anti-discrimination legislation next year that would establish widespread equal rights protection for LGBTQ individuals.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz