Pelosi announces vote to limit Trump’s war-making power against Iran
Pelosi issued the statement as lawmakers breathed a sigh of relief on Capitol Hill after Trump said he would back away from any military escalation against Tehran. But congressional Democrats are skeptical of the administration’s case for the drone strike last week that killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani and dissatisfied with the rationale Trump’s team offered.
US Congressman backs India on J&K efforts
US Congressman Paul A Gosar (Arizona) has come out strongly in support of PM Narendra Modi's measur...
No BJP worker can incite violence: Nityanand Rai on JNU attack
"Bharatiya Janata Party believes in law and order. No worker or leader of BJP ...
Congress 'conspiring' to disturb communal harmony: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi accused the Congress of hypocrisy and said their "philosophy of jhutmev jayate (lies alone triumph)" will be defeated. He also hit out at Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, saying it would have been better had she gone to the Congress-ruled Rajasthan where children lost their lives in a hospital.
Cong worker breaches security cordon to reach dais where Priyanka was seated in Lucknow
135th Foundation Day programmes of the Congress were underway at Congress party headquarters in Lucknow with Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra being seated on the dais. A party member from Kanpur named Gurmeet Singh reached the stage by breaking her security cordon. Priyanka spoke to Singh, who gave a memorabilia to her.
US presidential candidates Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren come out in support of Pramila Jayapal
Jaishankar refused to meet Jayapal who introduced a Congressional resolution on Kashmir urging India to lift all the restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir imposed after the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5.
CAA discriminatory and divisive law; NPR is 'disguised NRC': Sonia Gandhi
"We demand that a comprehensive high-powered commission be constituted to enquire into the incidents connected with the anti-CAA protests and give justice to the affected persons," she said.
Cong workers burst crackers, distribute sweets as Jharkhand trends come in
The Congress was ahead in 13 seats and the JMM in 23, according to the Election Commission. The BJP was trailing with leads in 27 seats, indicating that it may cede power to the opposition.
Trump on brink of impeachment as House readies historic vote
Trump is on the cusp of being impeached by the House, with a historic debate set to begin on charges that he abused his power & obstructed Congress.
Congress seeks Pentagon briefing on India US cooperation in Western Indian Ocean
The conference report on National Defense Authorisation Act or NDAA 2020 identified five topics to be covered in the briefing, including a description of military activities of the United States and India, separately, in the Western Indian Ocean, and a description of military cooperation activities between the two countries in the Western Indian Ocean.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra meets anti-CAA activists in Varanasi, says govt acting against Constitution
The visit to Varanasi, from where Prime Minister Narendra Modi was elected twice to the Lok Sabha, follows similar trips in the state by Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to meet victims of alleged police brutality during the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act.
Maha portfolio allocation may be delayed due to Congress demands
Congress leaders Balasaheb Thorat and Ashok Chavan held meetings with Uddhav Thackeray and Ajit Pawar. There may be some reallocation of portfolios following these meetings. Even the NCP is seeking some portfolios from the Sena. The Congress is demanding two of these departments but is willing to settle for either rural development or agriculture.
Congress bigwigs may fight Delhi Polls
Congress, which does not have a single MLA in the 70-member assembly, is fighting a tough battle. A second term for Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) could push the party in political wilderness as both AAP and Congress court almost the same socio-economic classes.
CPI MP Binoy Viswam, five party workers detained
Six protesters including Binoy Viswam were detained, police said. The protesters raised 'Save India, Save Democracy' slogans and criticised the Yediyurappa government for its actions against those protesting against the new law.
Priyanka Gandhi on CAB: Calls Bill ‘Sangh ka Vidhaan’
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi writes to UP Congress workers over CAB and calls the Bill ‘Sangh ka Vidhaan’.Priyanka Gandhi on C...
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