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US resolution recognises India's Covid-19 help, urges govt to facilitate aid

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks highlighting the benefits of Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework, at La Crosse Municipal Transit Utility, in La Crosse, Wisconsin, U.S., June 29, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Published on Jun 30, 2021 05:18 AM IST

All you need to know about EAGLE Act and how it will benefit Indians

The EAGLE Act has been introduced in the US House of Representatives by Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren.
Published on Jun 03, 2021 11:12 AM IST

US Congressional committee passes resolution to express solidarity with India

Introduced by Congressman Brad Sherman and Steve Chabot, the two Co-Chairs of the Congressional India Caucus, the resolution has 24 co-sponsors including 13 members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. (Reuters)
Updated on May 23, 2021 07:34 AM IST

US House reissues subpoena for Trump's financial accounts, Miller unresponsive

Former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida, U.S. February 28, 2021. REUTERS/Octavio Jones
Updated on Mar 03, 2021 07:32 AM IST

Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief plan passes hurdle in US House

Democrats aim to get the bill for Biden to sign into law before mid-March, when enhanced unemployment benefits and some other types of aid are due to expire.
Published on Feb 27, 2021 08:55 AM IST

Facebook, Twitter CEOs to testify at House hearing as early as March: Politico

The appearance of the Facebook and Twitter CEOs could be contingent on them testifying jointly alongside Sundar Pichai, chief executive of Google and its parent company,
Published on Feb 13, 2021 10:36 AM IST

Man who sat at Nancy Pelosi aide's desk during Capitol riots faces charges

"The shocking images of Mr. Barnett with his boots up on a desk in the speaker of the House’s office on Wednesday was repulsive,” Acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen said in a statement
Published on Jan 10, 2021 10:03 PM IST

US House passes bipartisan resolution on ‘autonomous Tibet’

The US House of Representatives is seen in this file photo. The house has passed a bipartisan resolution recognising the cultural and religious significance of an autonomous Tibet and seeking peaceful solutions to the conflict.
Published on Nov 20, 2020 07:57 AM IST

US House panel passes bill to promote legacies of Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr

The bill seeks to authorise the state department to set up, in cooperation with the Indian government, an educational forum for scholars from the two countries focussed on studying Gandhi and King.
Updated on Jul 30, 2020 08:53 PM IST

US House of Representatives passes NDAA amendment slamming Chinese aggression against India

An army convoy moves towards LAC, amid India-China border dispute in eastern Ladakh, in Leh.
Updated on Jul 21, 2020 08:02 PM IST

Resolution introduced in US Congress to honour slain Indian-American police officer Dhaliwal

He was the first Sikh in Texas to receive a policy accommodation to practice his religion while serving as a police officer.
Updated on Nov 01, 2019 11:35 AM IST

Mahatma Gandhi made all the difference in the world: Nancy Pelosi

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar presents a statue of Mahatma Gandhi to the US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi during celebrating his 150th birth anniversary, in Washington.
Updated on Oct 03, 2019 10:54 PM IST

US House votes against move to impeach Donald Trump

The US House of Representatives, where the opposition Democratic party has a majority, voted on Wednesday against a move to impeach President Donald Trump.
Updated on Jul 18, 2019 05:47 AM IST

Nancy Pelosi takes Trump impeachment off the table: ‘He ‘isn’t worth it’

US president Donald Trump after the State of the Union address, with Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, at the Capitol in Washington on February 5.
Updated on Mar 12, 2019 09:14 PM IST

US House okays historic gun-control law

The bill proposes to expand federal background checks to online buyers firearms and at gun shows, that are currently not covered.
Published on Mar 01, 2019 12:31 AM IST

2 Indian-American women oppose nomination of Neomi Rao

Two leading Indian-American women have led the Democratic party’s move to oppose the nomination of fellow community legal luminary Neomi Rao for the prestigious.
Updated on Feb 05, 2019 10:39 AM IST

4 lakh staff will go without pay, 3.8 lakh ‘on leave’ as US shutdown begins

The US House of Representatives adjourned Friday without Congress passing a spending deal, assuring a partial government shutdown at midnight as President Donald Trump and lawmakers remain at odds over border wall funding.
Updated on Dec 22, 2018 11:20 AM IST

Four Indian-Americans re-elected, over dozen others taste victory in US midterm polls

Three-term lawmaker Dr Ami Bera (pictured) was re-elected for a record fourth consecutive time from the seventh Congressional District of California.
Updated on Nov 07, 2018 11:32 PM IST

US midterm elections 2018: Donald Trump says poll results a ‘tremendous success’

Trump waited until late in the night to weigh in on the midterm vote, tweeting a succinct message that overlooked expected Democratic gains in the House.
Updated on Nov 07, 2018 11:02 PM IST

US midterm elections 2018 highlights: Indian-Americans Pramila Jayapal, Ro Khanna elected to Congress

Repesentative Pramila Jayapal from Washington State
Updated on Nov 07, 2018 06:47 PM IST

12 Indian-Americans in race for US Congressional elections in November

Raja Krishnamoorthi was among the three Indian Americans who joined the House of Representatives in 2016, forming the so-called ‘Samosa Caucus’.
Updated on Sep 20, 2018 01:28 PM IST

3 Indian-Americans win primaries in race for US House of Representatives

The US Capitol in Washington, DC.
Updated on Sep 05, 2018 12:03 AM IST

Aruna Miller in fray to be 2nd Indian-American woman to enter US House of Representatives

In this Thursday, June 14, 2018 photo, Del. Aruna Miller, right, who is seeking the Democratic nomination in Maryland's 6th Congressional District, talks to supporter Anne Davis at an early voting center in Germantown, Md.
Updated on Jun 25, 2018 12:38 PM IST

US reconfirms plan to revoke rule offering permits for spouses of H-1B visa holders

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the G-7 summit in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada.
Updated on Jun 15, 2018 11:34 PM IST

Democrat candidate Indian-American Hiral Tipirneni loses US special election

Democratic candidate for the 8th Congressional District, Dr Hiral Tipirneni pauses as she is greeted by supporters after polls closed in her run against Republican Debbie Lesko as each candidate looks to fill the seat vacated by Republican Rep.
Updated on Apr 26, 2018 07:58 AM IST
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