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US: NY Governor Cuomo Sexually Harassed Multiple Women, Probe Finds

Aug 03, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The nearly five-month investigation, conducted by two outside lawyers who spoke to 179 people, found that the Cuomo administration was a “hostile work environment” and that it was “rife with fear and intimidation”.

Lessons On Diplomacy For Modi Government As White House Turns Blue From Red

Jan 21, 2021 Seema Guha

India will have to look closely at its human rights record as Democrats get to set to rule for the next four years in the US.


Saying No To Mexico Wall, Muslim Ban: Joe Biden Set To Undo Trump's Legacy On Day 1

Only two recent presidents in US history have signed executive actions on their first day in office — and each signed just one. Joe Biden is intent on starting anew.

It Must Stop: Donald Trump Condemns Capitol Hill Violence; Makes No Mention Of Impeachment

Jan 14, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

'We are bringing in thousands of National Guard members to secure the city and ensure that a transition can occur safely and without incident,' Donald Trump said in an Oval Office video


US House Urges VP Mike Pence To Help Oust Trump; Barrels Towards Historic Impeachment

The House is expected to consider an article of impeachment against Trump today, opening the possibility of Trump becoming the only president in US history to be impeached twice.

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12 January, 2021

Plans To Stage Armed Protests In All 50 State Capitols Ahead Of Joe Biden's Inauguration: FBI Report

Associated Press (AP)

The security agency and other experts warn of violent resistance by Trump supporters, white supremacists and other far-right extremists


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.


07 January, 2021

Chaos, Violence As Mob Carrying Trump Flags Occupies Congress

Associated Press (AP)

Guns were drawn. A woman was shot and killed by police, and three others died in apparent medical emergencies. A Trump flag hung on the Capitol.


06 January, 2021

Senate Race: As Rev Raphael Warnock Secures Win, Georgia Gets Its First Black Senator

Associated Press (AP)

Democrat Rev Raphael Warnock is also the first Democrat to win the Senate race from Georgia in 20 years.


06 January, 2021

Donald Trump vs Joe Biden: Georgia Turns Premier Battleground On US Election Final Day

Associated Press (AP)

Democrats needed to win both races to seize Senate control — and with it control of the new Congress when Biden takes office in two weeks.


04 January, 2021

Nancy Pelosi Re-Elected Speaker Of US House Of Representatives

PTI

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


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15 November, 2020

Thousands Rally Behind Donald Trump, Believing He Won Race He Lost

Associated Press (AP)

Fury at the prospect of a transfer of executive power showed no signs of abating, taking a cue the president's unrelenting assertion of victory in a race he actually lost.


08 November, 2020

Joe Biden To Bring 'DOTUS, Dogs Of The United States', To White House

PTI

The White House is set to welcome the Bidens' two German Shepherds, one of which will be the first rescue dog to live in the presidential house.


08 November, 2020

World Leaders Congratulate Joe Biden On Presidential Win

Associated Press (AP)

Many leaders across the globe have termed the US election results as an opportunity to strengthen global democracy.


06 November, 2020

Conceding Election Not In Trump’s Plan As Biden Takes Lead: Report

PTI

Trump advisors giving him advice on both directions: fight or concede.


04 November, 2020

Indian-American Democrat Sri Preston Kulkarni Loses Congressional Race In Texas

PTI

If elected, 41-year-old Louisiana-born Kulkarni would have become the first Asian-American ever to serve in the Texas congressional delegation.


04 November, 2020

All Four Democratic Indian-American Lawmakers Re-elected To House Of Representatives

PTI

US Election Results 2020: Four Indian-American lawmakers get elected to US Congress as the dubbed 'Samosa caucus' takes the limelight.


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03 November, 2020

Tamil Nadu Village Prays For Kamala Harris's Victory In US Polls

PTI

Posters were put up in many parts of the village in Thiruvarur district in the state wishing Harris success, with locals holding special prayers seeking divine intervention.


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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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 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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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