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This US Supreme Court Judge Is Concerned About The Institution's Public Image

Sep 13, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Justice Amy Coney Barret of the US Supreme Court was speaking at Rep Senator Mitch McConnell's McConnell Center's 30th anniversary.

Immigration From Mexico Distracting US From Promoting $1.9 Trillion Covid-19 Relief Bill

Mar 22, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The administration has been pressed as to why it will not allow media to see the facilities at the border.


US Senators Introduce Legislation To Cease China's Access To Long-Term Visa

It will prohibit Chinese nationals from receiving the visas until the Secretary of State certifies that China has ceased its campaign of economic and industrial espionage against the US

House Democrats Ask Trump To Testify Under Oath In Senate Impeachment Trial

Feb 05, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Senate impeachment trial starts Feb. 9. Trump is charged with inciting a mob of supporters that stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6.


Number Game: Donald Trump Likely To Be Acquitted In Impeachment Trial As Republicans Refuse Support

Trump is the first US president facing an impeachment trial after he left the presidency.

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25 January, 2021

US House Taking Forward Donald Trump Impeachment; Republicans Oppose Trial

Associated Press (AP)

House Democrats will carry the sole impeachment charge of 'incitement of insurrection' across the Capitol


19 January, 2021

Meet Rachel Levine, The First Transgender Doctor To Be A Part Joe Biden's Team

US President-elect appoints Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, making her the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the US Senate.


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.


02 January, 2021

In A First, US Congress Overrules Trump's Veto Of Defense Bill

Associated Press (AP)

The bill provides a 3% pay raise for US troops, cements decisions about new weapons systems, personnel policy and other military goals.


16 December, 2020

Joe Biden Picks Pete Buttigieg To Be Secretary Of Transportation

PTI

Buttigieg would make history as the first openly gay person confirmed to lead a Cabinet department in US history


10 December, 2020

Indian-American Pramila Jayapal Elected As Chair Of Powerful Congressional Caucus

PTI

Jayapal was the first Indian-American woman to be elected to the US House of Representatives in 2016.


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09 November, 2020

US President-Elect Joe Biden Has Been A Strong Proponent Of Closer India-US Ties

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Biden, as the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, wrote a letter to the then President Bush for the removal of sanctions against India.


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.


17 January, 2019

President Trump Nominates Three Indian Americans To Key Administration Post

Outlook Web Bureau

So far, Trump has nominated or appointed more than three dozen Indian Americans in key positions.


07 October, 2018

Protests Over Kavanaugh’s Elevation To US Supreme Court Continue Despite Confirmation

Outlook Web Bureau

Protestors congregated at the Capitol Hill to protest over Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s elevation to the US Supreme Court


29 September, 2018

China Defends Move To Block India's Bids At UN To List Azhar Masood As Global Terrorist

Outlook Web Bureau

Azhar is accused of several deadly terrorist attacks in India, including one on the Uri military base in Kashmir in 2016 in which 17 security personnel were killed.


07 September, 2018

Potential 2020 Presidential Candidate Attacks Donald Trump, Wants To Invoke 25th Amendment

The hard-charging comments by Elizabeth Warren comes in the wake of a shocking New York Times opinion piece where an anonymous official raises deep concerns about Trump.


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26 August, 2018

John McCain, US Senator And Former Presidential Candidate, Dies At 81

Outlook Web Bureau

Ex-president Barack Obama, the Democrat to whom McCain lost the presidency in the 2008 elections, said "we are all in his debt."


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.

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