27 Oct 2020
Days before US elections, Trump's pick confirmed to Supreme Court
US President Donald Trump was served a crucial victory, merely days before the November 3 elections, as Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in as a Supreme Court justice.
01 Feb 2018
#DecodingBudget: Jaitley announces Modicare, world's biggest government-funded scheme
In one of the biggest budget announcements, FM Arun Jaitley unveiled a new National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS).
07 Oct 2017
Trump scales back free birth control access, will affect millions
US President Donald Trump has decreed that employers and insurers can opt out of providing free birth control to women, on grounds of "religious beliefs" or "moral convictions."
23 Sep 2017
McCain again torpedoes Republicans' plan to repeal Obamacare in Senate
Senator John McCain said he "cannot in good conscience" vote in favor of his fellow Republicans' latest efforts to repeal the Obamacare healthcare programme.
28 Jul 2017
John McCain's revolt leads to Obamacare repeal bill failure
The latest attempt by the Republican-controlled US Senate to repeal the Obamacare healthcare program has failed.
20 Jul 2017
What would happen if Republican healthcare plan comes through?
The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) predicts that 32 million Americans would lose health coverage from a Republican plan to repeal Obamacare.
18 Jul 2017
Republicans oppose healthcare bill: Is Trumpcare doomed?
Casting a shadow of uncertainty over Trump's proposed healthcare bill, two more Republican senators, Mike Lee and Jerry Moran have stated their opposition to it, leaving it without the required majority for passing.
01 Jul 2017
Repeal, then replace: Donald Trump on Obamacare replacement bill
US President Donald Trump has a new idea on the Republican Obamacare replacement bill that hasn't been able to garner consensus yet.
28 Jun 2017
US Senate Republicans delay healthcare bill vote over insufficient support
The US Republican party's seven-year efforts to get former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare) repealed is on the verge of collapse.
23 Jun 2017
Republicans unveil Obamacare replacement bill in Senate, faces uncertain fate
Republicans in the US Senate have unveiled a bill proposing to replace Obamacare with a healthcare plan that cuts aid to the poor and ends tax on the wealthy.
05 May 2017
How Trumpcare bill could impact healthcare consumers
The Republican-led US House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) which repeals and replaces former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, popularly called Obamacare.
05 May 2017
Obamacare repeal: House passes Republican health care bill, Senate awaits
Symbolizing a major legislative landmark under the Trump presidency, the Republican dominated US House of Representatives voted to repeal parts of Obamacare including insurance coverage for people with "pre-existing conditions", intending to replace it with the Republican-sponsored American Health Care Act.
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.
28 Apr 2017
US healthcare reform: Republicans lawmakers seek votes for Obamacare replacement
Prospects for the Republican-controlled House of Representatives to pass an amended healthcare reform bill before President Trump's 100th day in office faded as Republican lawmakers struggled to gather sufficient votes.
25 Apr 2017
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".
27 Mar 2017
Trump promises better alternative to Obamacare
US President Donald Trump clarified that his administration would soon unveil an improved healthcare alternative to Obamacare.
25 Mar 2017
Trump withdraws healthcare bill, Obamacare to remain
In his first major setback, US President Donald Trump's administration had to withdraw his proposed healthcare bill due to lack of votes.
24 Mar 2017
Trump "done talking" on proposed healthcare bill, demands support
Ahead of a vote on "Trumpcare", US President Donald Trump warned lawmakers that he would leave Obamacare in place and move on to other reforms if they don't support the new healthcare bill.
09 Mar 2017
American Hospital Association voices concerns against "Trumpcare"
US President Donald Trump's American Health Care Act has come under criticism from American Hospital Association, which believes provisions for the "most vulnerable" might be lost.
08 Mar 2017
Republicans oppose party's much-awaited Obamacare replacement plan
The long-awaited plan by Republicans to replace Obamacare, former US President Barack Obama's health law, is being opposed by their own party members.
21 Jan 2017
President Trump signs executive order to roll back Obamacare
US President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at rolling back Obamacare, hours after being sworn-in to office.