The resolution titled “Urging the Administration to facilitate assistance in response to the devastating impact of Covid–19 in India” was introduced last month. It said that India's pharma industry is a vital part of the global solution to Covid-19 pandemic.
The resolution recognizes the help offered by India to the US in the early part of the pandemic, India's important global role in vaccine production and its efforts so far to help other countries with Covid-19 vaccines.
The Justice Department on Friday released details on 13 defendants who were charged for their roles in connection with the Capitol riots. They included Richard Barnett, the Gravette, Arkansas, man who was photographed sitting at Pelosi's desk and is also known as Bigo.
The resolution also noted that there is overwhelming bipartisan Congressional support for the Tibetan people’s aspirations for internationally recognised human rights and freedoms and the protection of their distinct religious, cultural, linguistic, and national identity.
Published on Nov 20, 2020 07:57 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
The Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative Act was authored by John Lewis, the civil rights leader Democratic member of the House who passed away last week. It had been a long-running project for him.
The bipartisan amendment states Congress’ opposition to Chinese aggression against India in the Galwan Valley on the India-China border, and expresses its concern toward the growing territorial assertiveness of China
Updated on Jul 21, 2020 08:02 PM IST
Washington | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Anubha Rohatgi
Pelosi is a bitter critic of the president and one who has had the better of him in their political tussles so far, forcing Trump to shutdown the federal government, own responsibility for it and then cave in without getting the border wall fund that was centre of it.
The US House of Representatives passed a legislation to expand background check for gun buyers to include online transactions and at gun shows and fairs, in the first attempt at reforming firearms laws in a generation.
The impasse came after Trump threw a wrench into the works earlier in the week by refusing to agree to a short-term funding deal cut by Democratic and Republican senators because it did not include the USD 5 billion for his border wall.
Four Indian-American Congressmen from the Democratic party were re-elected to the US House of Representatives and more than a dozen others won various other races across the country in the highly polarised midterm elections held on Tuesday.
Democrats rode a wave of dissatisfaction with President Donald Trump to win control of the US House of Representatives for the first time in eight years. They will seek to keep his agenda in check and open his administration to intense scrutiny.The Republicans held on to the Senate and narrowly survived a number of big individual races, including in Florida. All 435 seats in the House of Representatives, 35 seats in the 100-member Senate, 36 governor’s posts and seats in state legislatures across the country were up for grabs in these elections.Read more: Controlling the legislature- A guide to US midterm elections 2018Here are the highlights:
The Trump administration had announced its intention to do away with the programme — H-4 EAD (employment authorization document) — in the fall version of the registry in 2017, and it had planned to start the process in February 2018.