Articles about Democratic National Committee (DNC)

Gina Haspel to become the first female CIA Director

18 May 2018

World
Gina Haspel to become the first female CIA Director

Gina Haspel is all set to become the new Director of the CIA. She will be the first woman to lead the agency in its 70-year history.

BJP's Nirmal Singh resigns as J&K deputy chief minister

30 Apr 2018

Politics
BJP's Nirmal Singh resigns as J&K deputy chief minister

Ahead of a much-awaited cabinet reshuffle, BJP's Nirmal Singh has resigned from his post of Deputy Chief Minister in Jammu & Kashmir's Mehbooba Mufti-government to give way to a new BJP face for the post.

Trump fires VA Secretary Shulkin, nominates WH doctor as replacement

29 Mar 2018

World
Trump fires VA Secretary Shulkin, nominates WH doctor as replacement

US President Donald Trump today fired his Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and nominated White House physician, Admiral Ronny Jackson as his replacement.

Italy elections: What does a hung parliament imply?

05 Mar 2018

World
Italy elections: What does a hung parliament imply?

In Italy's parliamentary elections, voters expressed their disdain for the governing pro-Europe Centre-left Democratic Party. Lagging economy and surging migration made them unpopular, prompting voters to give a divided mandate to hard-right and populist forces.

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.

Trump scores huge legislative victory, Congress passes sweeping tax reforms

20 Dec 2017

World
Trump scores huge legislative victory, Congress passes sweeping tax reforms

The Republican-controlled Congress has passed the most sweeping US tax system overhaul in over three decades.

Top Democratic senator agrees her party rigged nomination for Clinton

04 Nov 2017

World
Top Democratic senator agrees her party rigged nomination for Clinton

Senator Elizabeth Warren has agreed that the Democratic party "rigged" its primary for Hillary Clinton to help her secure the presidential nomination.

Did Democrats bankroll dirty Russia dossier on Trump?

26 Oct 2017

World
Did Democrats bankroll dirty Russia dossier on Trump?

President Donald Trump's term has been mired in controversy, especially over his alleged links to Russia.

J&K: One terrorist killed in encounter, two escape; operation underway

22 Oct 2017

India
J&K: One terrorist killed in encounter, two escape; operation underway

Security forces in Jammu & Kashmir have gunned down a terrorist in an early morning encounter in Handwara's Ananwan Hajin of Kupwara district.

Hillary Clinton: WikiLeaks is a subsidiary of the Russian intelligence

17 Oct 2017

World
Hillary Clinton: WikiLeaks is a subsidiary of the Russian intelligence

Hillary Clinton still seems bitter about her loss to Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential elections.

Trump outlines new measures for DACA immigrants, Democrats reject it

09 Oct 2017

World
Trump outlines new measures for DACA immigrants, Democrats reject it

The White House has listed several measures which US President Donald Trump insists should be part of any legislation for the recently deferred Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme.

Reports: Russian hackers stole classified US cyber tools from NSA

06 Oct 2017

World
Reports: Russian hackers stole classified US cyber tools from NSA

Hackers backed by the Russian government stole highly sensitive spying tools from US National Security Agency (NSA) in 2015 after a contractor loaded the information on his home computer.

"I am done being a candidate," says Hillary Clinton

11 Sep 2017

World
"I am done being a candidate," says Hillary Clinton

Two-time presidential candidate Hillary Clinton opened up about her defeat to Donald Trump in the 2016 elections in a recent CBS interview.

Trump administration appoints 3 Indian-Americans to top govt. roles

05 Aug 2017

World
Trump administration appoints 3 Indian-Americans to top govt. roles

The US Senate has confirmed three-Indian Americans for key posts in the government after they were nominated by President Donald Trump.

Cross-LoC trade will not stop: Mehbooba Mufti tells centre

30 Jul 2017

Politics
Cross-LoC trade will not stop: Mehbooba Mufti tells centre

Suggesting that she won't commit a blunder, Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti recently defied the centre's wishes and proclaimed that she won't allow for the trade across Line of Control (LoC) to be halted.

Democrat Congressman moves for Trump's impeachment in the House

13 Jul 2017

World
Democrat Congressman moves for Trump's impeachment in the House

Congressman Al Green from Texas, who has been calling for Trump's impeachment became the first legislator to raise the issue in the House of Commons.

Trump's son informed about Russia's attempts to help father's campaign

11 Jul 2017

World
Trump's son informed about Russia's attempts to help father's campaign

President Trump's son admitted to meeting Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya last year after she claimed she had damaging information about Hillary Clinton.

Trump's son, son-in-law met Russian lawyer over Clinton info

10 Jul 2017

World
Trump's son, son-in-law met Russian lawyer over Clinton info

US President Donald Trump's son has agreed to meeting Natalia Veselnitskaya, a Kremlin-linked Russian lawyer last year, after being promised damaging information about Trump's rival Hillary Clinton.

After Georgia special election loss, can Democrats ever trump Trump?

22 Jun 2017

World
After Georgia special election loss, can Democrats ever trump Trump?

On June 20, Democrat Jon Ossoff lost to Republican Karen Handel in a closely fought special election in a Georgia congressional district.

Trump defends Kushner over allegations of Russia communication

29 May 2017

World
Trump defends Kushner over allegations of Russia communication

President Donald Trump came out in support of his son-in-law and senior White House advisor Jared Kushner, following reports that he had tried setting up secret back-channels for communication with Russia.

Reports- Kushner met Russian ambassador, discussed possible back-channel for talks

27 May 2017

World
Reports- Kushner met Russian ambassador, discussed possible back-channel for talks

On May 27, it was reported that Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner had spoken to Russia's ambassador to Washington, Sergei Kisylak, in December.

Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe

26 May 2017

World
Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe

On May 26, it was reported that President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner was facing FBI scrutiny as part of the investigation into Russia, according to US media reports.

French candidate Macron's campaign claims 'massive hack' ahead of elections

06 May 2017

World
French candidate Macron's campaign claims 'massive hack' ahead of elections

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign said it has been the victim of a "massive hacking attack" that leaked campaign emails online.

PDP-BJP alliance: Rift widens over resolution of Kashmir issue

01 May 2017

Politics
PDP-BJP alliance: Rift widens over resolution of Kashmir issue

The alliance between the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and BJP in Kashmir has hit an all time low after the centre clarified it would not negotiate with Kashmiri separatists.

Obama's first post-presidency speech: 'Ready to train new leadership'

25 Apr 2017

World
Obama's first post-presidency speech: 'Ready to train new leadership'

In his first post-presidency speech, former US President Barack Obama announced he wants to spend the next phase helping "prepare the next generation of leadership".

Turkish Referendum: Erdogan wins amidst opposition challenge

17 Apr 2017

World
Turkish Referendum: Erdogan wins amidst opposition challenge

Unofficial results declared on Sunday night indicated the passage of the Turkish Referendum, securing 1.25 million votes more than the "no" vote.

US Election hacking: Alleged Russian hacker arrested in Spain

11 Apr 2017

World
US Election hacking: Alleged Russian hacker arrested in Spain

Following the issue of arrest warrant from US, Barcelona Police on Sunday arrested Russian programmer Pyotr Levashov for his alleged involvement in hacking the US Presidential elections.

Haley's statement contradicts Trump's stance on Russia

03 Apr 2017

World
Haley's statement contradicts Trump's stance on Russia

Nikki Haley, the US' ambassador to the UN, said Russia was "certainly involved" in last year's presidential elections.

Trump's son-in-law Kushner ends development talks with the Chinese firm

30 Mar 2017

World
Trump's son-in-law Kushner ends development talks with the Chinese firm

Jared Kushner's company and China's Anbang Insurance Group Co. have ceased their talks to redevelop an office tower in Manhattan, which had earlier attracted scrutiny on the grounds of ethics.

Trump-Russia relations: Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner to be interrogated

28 Mar 2017

World
Trump-Russia relations: Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner to be interrogated

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will be questioned by a US intelligence committee that is investigating alleged ties between President Trump and Russia.

FBI confirms investigation into alleged Russian interference in US elections

21 Mar 2017

World
FBI confirms investigation into alleged Russian interference in US elections

FBI Director James Comey confirmed for the first time that the agency is investigating Russian interference in the US presidential elections of November 2016.

Trump's son-in-law in $4 bn deal with Chinese

14 Mar 2017

World
Trump's son-in-law in $4 bn deal with Chinese

Sources revealed that the company run by the family of Donald Trump's son-in-law is to receive $400 million from a Chinese company, investing in a tower in Manhattan.

US intelligence panel agrees to probe Trump-Russia ties

02 Mar 2017

World
US intelligence panel agrees to probe Trump-Russia ties

An American congressional committee has agreed to an investigation into the Moscow's alleged interference in last year's US presidential elections.

Alexander Acosta becomes Trump's new labour secretary pick

17 Feb 2017

World
Alexander Acosta becomes Trump's new labour secretary pick

On Thursday, Florida law school dean R Alexander Acosta was announced by President Donald Trump as his new pick for the labour secretary.

Andy Puzder withdraws Labor Secy nomination

16 Feb 2017

World
Andy Puzder withdraws Labor Secy nomination

Andy Puzder, Donald Trump's pick for the US Labour Secretary has withdrawn his candidature.

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