26 Mar 2019
Pentagon authorizes $1 billion to build part of Trump's border-wall
Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan said today that he had authorized $1 billion to build part of the wall sought by US President Donald Trump along the US-Mexico border.
19 Feb 2019
16 US states sue Trump administration over national emergency declaration
Everyone had predicted that US President Donald Trump's move to declare a national emergency would not go unchallenged.
15 Feb 2019
Trump to sign funding deal; will declare national emergency anyway
On Thursday, the White House, in a press conference, announced that US President Donald Trump would sign a government funding bill to avert another government shutdown.
15 Feb 2019
Trump to declare national emergency to build border wall
US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order declaring a national emergency, which will empower him to fund the construction of a massive wall along the US-Mexico border to prevent illegal immigrants from entering the country and curb drug smuggling.
12 Feb 2019
Congressional lawmakers reach deal on US-Mexico border wall funding
Congressional negotiators have reached an agreement to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the US-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had threatened to scuttle the talks.
06 Feb 2019
State of the Union address: Highlights from Trump's speech
On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump delivered his annual State of the Union address, which was marked by both a combative and a conciliatory attitude.
26 Jan 2019
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.
19 Jan 2019
Wall-war: Faux red bricks to be sent to Pelosi, Schumer
US President Donald Trump's 2020 re-election campaign has launched a unique fundraising initiative, asking its supporters to donate $20.20 to send faux red bricks to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi or Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer until the Democrats agree to fund a wall along the US-Mexico border.
18 Jan 2019
Trump cancels US delegation's visit to Davos amid shutdown
US President Donald Trump has canceled the US delegation's trip to the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos, Switzerland, due to the partial government shutdown, which entered its 27th-day yesterday.
14 Jan 2019
Canadians buy US employees hundreds of pizzas as shutdown continues
In a show of industry-wide support, Canadian air traffic controllers, over the past few days, have bought hundreds of pizzas for their cash-strapped American counterparts who are languishing as a result of the ongoing US government shutdown.
12 Jan 2019
US government shutdown enters day 22, becomes longest in history
The partial US government shutdown that began towards the end of last year has entered its 22nd day, making it the longest-ever US government shutdown in history.
10 Jan 2019
Trump's son comments over border wall, compares it with zoo
President Donald Trump's eldest son appeared to liken migrants to dangerous animals, his latest controversial remarks on desperate people seeking to enter the US.
07 Jan 2019
Trump pushes for steel-barrier along US-Mexico border to end shutdown
US President Donald Trump has offered to erect a steel barrier rather than a concrete wall along the southern border with Mexico to iron out differences with Democrats over the issue, which has led to a partial government shutdown for a fortnight now.
28 Dec 2018
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.
26 Dec 2018
US: Two migrant children die in border detention camps
An eight-year-old Guatemalan child detained by US Customs and Border Protection died on Tuesday, marking the second death of an migrant child in government custody at the US-Mexico border this month.
23 Dec 2018
Partial US government shutdown to last through Christmas
It seems like the partial US government shutdown is set to last through Christmas.
22 Dec 2018
On GoFundMe, Trump's supporters raise whopping $14mn for border wall
United States President Donald Trump wants $5bn for the US-Mexico border wall, which was a key promise of his campaign.
22 Dec 2018
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.
19 May 2018
PM Modi to launch India's longest road tunnel in J&K
PM Modi will visiting the northern-most state of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, where he will launch India's longest tunnel, Zojila (14-km), which will also be Asia's longest bidirectional tunnel.
19 Jan 2018
Views on wall between US, "dangerous" Mexico never changed: Trump
After White House Chief of Staff, John Kelly, stated President Trump's stance on the US-Mexico wall was evolving, the latter denied changing his views on the same.
30 Dec 2017
Donald Trump: No border wall means no Dreamers immigration program
US President Donald Trump has made the future of the Dreamers program conditional on the funding for the US-Mexico border wall.
06 Oct 2017
US: New bill backs funding for Trump's border-wall
Looks like Trump's proposed US-Mexico border wall is inching closer to reality, even as Congressional funding remains a question mark.
28 Sep 2017
US-Mexico border wall: Construction of prototypes begins
Even as Congressional funding for Trump's border wall remains a question mark, it may go up (for real) soon.
01 Sep 2017
Border wall: Four companies bag US government contract for prototypes
Even as Congressional funding for Trump's border wall remains a question mark, sections of the US government seem adamant on building it.
29 Aug 2017
Border wall funding: What are Trump's options with the Congress?
The US Congress has shown no signs of approving funding for the proposed Mexico border wall before the October 1 deadline; President Trump may have a tough choice ahead of him.
24 Aug 2017
Will close down the government to build border wall: Trump
Addressing supporters at the 'Make America Great Again' rally in Phoenix, Arizona, President Donald Trump noted that he will build a border wall, even if he has to close down the US government.
15 Jul 2017
Trump says border wall to have "openings," scales back length
President Donald Trump said his long-promised border wall would have "openings" so US security officials could see through it and track the activities of drug smugglers.
23 Jun 2017
Trump says solar panelled border wall would pay for itself
On June 23, President Donald Trump said his proposed US-Mexico border wall may have solar panels fixed on it.
04 May 2017
US House passes spending bill, defense gets huge boost
The Republican-controlled US House of Representatives voted 309-118 to pass $1.2 trillion spending bill which will fund the government till the end of the fiscal year, ending September 30.
02 May 2017
US government shutdown averted after lawmakers reaches funding deal
A bipartisan agreement has been reached by Congressional negotiators on a crucial spending bill which will keep the US government running until September 30, preventing a shutdown.
29 Apr 2017
100 Days of Trump: A look at his presidency
US President Donald Trump marks his 100th day in office on April 29 by holding a rally in Pennsylvania.
26 Apr 2017
Trump's border wall: President backs down on funding demands
President Donald Trump has indicated he's willing to delay his demands for funds to build the controversial Mexico border wall to prevent the federal government's shutdown.