Articles about Republican Party

Why several high-profile Twitter users lost followers after Musk's buyout

27 Apr 2022

Business
Why several high-profile Twitter users lost followers after Musk's buyout

The question many had after Elon Musk's takeover of Twitter was announced was: "How will the users respond to this change?"

Democrats want to impeach Trump, again, but Biden is non-committal

09 Jan 2021

World
Democrats want to impeach Trump, again, but Biden is non-committal

Following the shameful violence at the United States Capitol, Democrats have been laying the groundwork to impeach outgoing President Donald Trump, again, but his successor Joe Biden refused to endorse the idea.

US Congress certifies Biden's win, Trump promises 'orderly transition'

07 Jan 2021

World
US Congress certifies Biden's win, Trump promises 'orderly transition'

Hours after a mob attacked the United States Capitol, the Congress certified the win of President-elect Joe Biden early Thursday morning (local time) paving the path for the Democrat's inauguration on January 20.

Trump accused of intimidating impeachment witness Yovanovitch through tweets

16 Nov 2019

World
Trump accused of intimidating impeachment witness Yovanovitch through tweets

United States President Donald Trump blasted a former US ambassador to Ukraine as she testified in an impeachment hearing in Congress on Friday.

US House approves process to impeach Donald Trump

01 Nov 2019

World
US House approves process to impeach Donald Trump

The US House of Representatives on Thursday voted to approve the process of President Donald Trump's impeachment.

Maharashtra elections: BJP ally fields Chhota Rajan's rape-accused brother

03 Oct 2019

Politics
Maharashtra elections: BJP ally fields Chhota Rajan's rape-accused brother

In what qualifies as a weird news, the brother of jailed underworld don Chhota Rajan will be fighting the upcoming Maharashtra elections.

NDA minister says ATS had proof against Pragya Thakur

29 Apr 2019

Politics
NDA minister says ATS had proof against Pragya Thakur

On Sunday, NDA minister and Republican Party of India (RPI) President Ramdas Athawale criticized BJP's decision to field Pragya Thakur from Bhopal and stressed that Anti-Terrorism Squad had proof against her.

Mayawati: If Lord Rama's statue accepted, why not mine?

03 Apr 2019

Politics
Mayawati: If Lord Rama's statue accepted, why not mine?

On Tuesday, Bahujan Samaj Party Chief Mayawati defended her statues, which dot the Uttar Pradesh landscape, in Supreme Court.

Smriti Irani has 'bigger bindi'; changes husbands frequently: Congress ally

02 Apr 2019

India
Smriti Irani has 'bigger bindi'; changes husbands frequently: Congress ally

Congress ally and People's Republican Party (PRP) leader, Jaydeep Kawade, has made sexist remarks against Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday.

Trump picks Kelly Kraft as Nikki Haley's successor at UN

23 Feb 2019

World
Trump picks Kelly Kraft as Nikki Haley's successor at UN

US President Donald Trump has nominated his envoy to Canada, Kelly Knight Craft, as the next US Ambassador to the UN to succeed Indian-American Nikki Haley.

US: Trump temporarily ends longest government shutdown in history

26 Jan 2019

World
US: Trump temporarily ends longest government shutdown in history

Amid mounting pressure and increasing disruptions in government functioning, US President Donald Trump, on Friday, sounded a strategic retreat and temporarily ended the longest US government shutdown in history.

US government shutdown to drag on to 2019

28 Dec 2018

World
US government shutdown to drag on to 2019

It has been over six days since the US government partially shut down, and there seems to be no solution in sight.

Partial US government shutdown to last through Christmas

23 Dec 2018

World
Partial US government shutdown to last through Christmas

It seems like the partial US government shutdown is set to last through Christmas.

US government shuts down after disputes over Trump's border wall

22 Dec 2018

World
US government shuts down after disputes over Trump's border wall

After the clock struck midnight on December 21, US local time, the US government went into a partial shutdown.

Athawale: RBI not letting govt give everyone Rs. 15 lakh

18 Dec 2018

Politics
Athawale: RBI not letting govt give everyone Rs. 15 lakh

In the run up to the 2014 elections, Narendra Modi had promised that every person in the country would receive Rs. 15 lakh if Indians' black money stored in offshore accounts was recovered.

Athawale blames inadequate police security for slap attempted on him

09 Dec 2018

India
Athawale blames inadequate police security for slap attempted on him

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale today blamed the police for an incident in which a man allegedly tried to slap him at a public event in Maharashtra's Thane district, claiming it had failed to provide him adequate security.

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale slapped at public event in Maharashtra

09 Dec 2018

Politics
Union Minister Ramdas Athawale slapped at public event in Maharashtra

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale was slapped by a man yesterday at a public event in Ambernath town, Maharashtra.

Donald Trump, Melania meet Bush family ahead of ex-President's funeral

05 Dec 2018

World
Donald Trump, Melania meet Bush family ahead of ex-President's funeral

US President Donald Trump went in person yesterday to pay his respects to the grieving Bush family in his latest show of peacemaking with the political clan he once fought bitterly.

Here's why this Modi lookalike changed sides to join Congress

08 Nov 2018

Politics
Here's why this Modi lookalike changed sides to join Congress

Abhinandan Pathak, a man who looks like Narendra Modi, dresses like him, and even speaks like him, is ironically campaigning for the Congress in the Naxal-affected region of Bastar in Chhattisgarh.

Michael Moore shares footage of mail-bomb suspect at Trump's rally

30 Oct 2018

Entertainment
Michael Moore shares footage of mail-bomb suspect at Trump's rally

Michael Moore is an American director with films like 'Fahrenheit 9/11' that explored how the Bush government exploited media to justify middle-eastern invasions.

Mail-bomb suspect Sayoc worked as male stripper, had criminal past

27 Oct 2018

World
Mail-bomb suspect Sayoc worked as male stripper, had criminal past

The arrest of 56-year-old Cesar Altieri Sayoc Jr., the man suspected of having sent mail bombs to several Trump critics including Hillary Clinton and former President Barack Obama, has raised more questions than it has answered.

Don't know where the body of Khashoggi is: Saudi Arabia

22 Oct 2018

World
Don't know where the body of Khashoggi is: Saudi Arabia

In yet another disappointing statement, Saudi Arabia has said that it doesn't know where the body of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi was, despite admitting to the killing and calling it a "tremendous mistake".

US Senators write to Modi on India's data localization policy

14 Oct 2018

World
US Senators write to Modi on India's data localization policy

Two top American Senators, John Cornyn and Mark Warner, have asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to adopt a soft stance on data localization, warning that India's policy on the issue will adversely affect American businesses in the country.

US: Here's why Republican Party apologized to Hindus

20 Sep 2018

World
US: Here's why Republican Party apologized to Hindus

The ruling Republican Party in the US has apologized to Hindus after a newspaper advertisement featuring Lord Ganesha to woo the minority community voters in Texas ended up "offending" them.

Woman accusing Trump's SC nominee of sexual misconduct breaks silence

17 Sep 2018

World
Woman accusing Trump's SC nominee of sexual misconduct breaks silence

A woman who had earlier alleged that US President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, had sexually assaulted her, has identified herself.

Atrocities against Dalits haven't increased under Modi govt: Athawale

02 Sep 2018

India
Atrocities against Dalits haven't increased under Modi govt: Athawale

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale today said it was wrong to say that cases of atrocities against Dalits have increased under the Narendra Modi government.

US: Trump team predicts an economic boom contradicting most analysts

18 Aug 2018

World
US: Trump team predicts an economic boom contradicting most analysts

Is the latest pickup in the US economic growth destined to slow in the years ahead as most analysts say? Or, as the Trump administration insists, is the economy on the cusp of an explosive boom that will reward Americans and defy those expectations?

Furious over potholes, local nominates Mumbai for Guinness Book Record

22 Jul 2018

India
Furious over potholes, local nominates Mumbai for Guinness Book Record

Rains, waterlogging, potholes related accidents, BMC claiming everything is under control. Repeat! This has been the tale of Mumbai for as long as one can remember.

Mueller's probe: 12 Russians indicted in 2016 US election hacking

14 Jul 2018

World
Mueller's probe: 12 Russians indicted in 2016 US election hacking

The US Justice Department has indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking the servers of senior Democrats, including their Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton, in the 2016 US Presidential Election.

Paul Ryan, the US House Speaker will not seek re-election

12 Apr 2018

World
Paul Ryan, the US House Speaker will not seek re-election

Paul Ryan, the top Republican in the US House of Representatives, said he would not stand for another term and has decided to retire when his term ends, casting his party into a leadership fight ahead of crucial mid-term elections.

President Trump attacks Hillary Clinton for controversial remarks in India

21 Mar 2018

World
President Trump attacks Hillary Clinton for controversial remarks in India

US President Donald Trump has slammed Hillary Clinton for her controversial remarks in India against his voters, saying that Democrats lost touch with "normal everyday working people".

US Senate rejects immigration bills: Dreamers left in a lurch

16 Feb 2018

World
US Senate rejects immigration bills: Dreamers left in a lurch

What will happen to the "Dreamers?" The question on everyone's mind fails to be answered despite a week of rare open debate in the US Senate.

US shuts down for the second time in three weeks

09 Feb 2018

World
US shuts down for the second time in three weeks

The US government shut down once again this morning after a single senator blocked a crucial budget deal.

Trump: I'd love a shutdown if there's no immigration deal

07 Feb 2018

World
Trump: I'd love a shutdown if there's no immigration deal

Presently, US lawmakers are trying to finalize a deal that avoids stopping of federal operations. However, President Donald Trump isn't making their task easier.

Trump-Russia connection: Democrats claim firing special counsel will cause crisis

04 Feb 2018

World
Trump-Russia connection: Democrats claim firing special counsel will cause crisis

The crisis surrounding Russia's alleged involvement in US elections has worsened.

Steve Wynn resigns as Republican finance chair amid harassment allegations

28 Jan 2018

World
Steve Wynn resigns as Republican finance chair amid harassment allegations

Amid sexual harassment allegations, US casino mogul Steve Wynn has resigned from his post of finance chair of the Republican National Committee (RNC).

Statue of Liberty closed due to US government shutdown

21 Jan 2018

World
Statue of Liberty closed due to US government shutdown

Tourists who went down to lower Manhattan hoping to catch a ferry to the Statue of Liberty were left high and dry on Sunday as both the historic statue and the nearby Ellis island were closed owing to the US government shutdown.

Russia Probe: Prosecutors to interview Steve Bannon; no grand-jury testifying

18 Jan 2018

World
Russia Probe: Prosecutors to interview Steve Bannon; no grand-jury testifying

After being subpoenaed to testify before the grand jury, former Trump aide Steve Bannon has instead agreed to be interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team as part of the investigation into Russia's alleged interference in 2016 US Presidential Election.

Trump's 'highly-anticipated' fake news 'awards' are out

18 Jan 2018

World
Trump's 'highly-anticipated' fake news 'awards' are out

President Donald Trump keeps his word. He promised a US-Mexico border wall, he's apparently building it. He promised "immigration reform", he's doing it.

Trump supports Republican senator's plan to cut Pakistan aid

06 Jan 2018

World
Trump supports Republican senator's plan to cut Pakistan aid

A day after the US government suspended $2 billion in security-related assistance to Pakistan, US President Donald Trump has publicly expressed support for Republican senator Rand Paul's plan to introduce legislation, and terminate all aid to Pakistan over its continued inaction against terrorists.