Articles about US Congress
29 Jul 2021World
A group of United States of America lawmakers has reintroduced legislation in the House of Representatives to eliminate a program that allows foreign students to stay in the country for work after the completion of their studies under certain conditions.
29 Jan 2021Business
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called on the US Congress to investigate trading app Robinhood over its GameStop freeze.
30 Jul 2020Business
On Wednesday, Big Tech went on trial as the CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Google, and Facebook appeared before Congress for a hearing on antitrust.
16 Jun 2020Business
E-commerce behemoth Amazon has confirmed that its founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, is ready to testify before a US Congressional panel this July.
26 Mar 2020World
A third of the entire global population is locked down and over 21,000 have died, courtesy the coronavirus pandemic which originated in China last year in December.
13 Mar 2020World
A senior Chinese official has hinted at a United States conspiracy behind the novel coronavirus outbreak.
05 Mar 2019World
Arguing that New Delhi had failed to assure America that it would provide equitable and reasonable access to its markets in numerous sectors, US President Donald Trump yesterday said he might end GSP designation of India.
03 Mar 2019World
The US and South Korea today said they will end their annual large-scale joint military exercises as Washington pursues efforts to improve ties with North Korea.
19 Feb 2019World
Everyone had predicted that US President Donald Trump's move to declare a national emergency would not go unchallenged.
13 Feb 2019World
An 18-year-old girl in the US has made a short film SINGH based on a true story of an Indian-American Sikh philanthropist, Gurinder Singh Khalsa, whose campaign forced the authorities in the US to change their policy towards turban of the Sikh community.
12 Aug 2018World
The Trump administration has suspended more than a decade-long military training program of Pakistani personnel at US institutions, the Dawn newspaper reported yesterday, quoting official sources.
09 Aug 2018World
Pakistan's PM-in-waiting Imran Khan said his government will build a more balanced and trustworthy relationship with the US, asserting that the trust deficit between the two countries has resulted in many ups and downs.
02 Aug 2018World
The US Congress has cleared a $716bn defense bill that will exempt particular countries, including India, from sanctions for dealing with Russia.
27 Apr 2018Technology
The Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal highlighted how data of 87 million users was exploited due to Facebook's lax policies regarding data collection by third-party apps.
22 Apr 2018World
A record number of 20 Indian Americans are running for US Congressional elections this year.
25 Nov 2017Politics
Taking a dig at PM Modi and US President Trump's "frequent hugs," Congress VP Rahul Gandhi termed the recent release of LeT chief Hafiz Saeed a "hugplomacy" failure.
15 Nov 2017World
The US Congress has for the first time in 40 years scrutinized a president's authority to launch nuclear strikes.
01 Sep 2017World
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 2017World
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.
12 Jul 2017Business
When it comes to online publications, news outlets are at the mercy of Google and Facebook, the two platforms that run a near monopoly over online advertising and online news traffic.
23 May 2017World
US President Donald Trump is set to unveil his first full budget to lawmakers on Tuesday.
19 May 2017World
The Trump administration has formally informed the US Congress that it intends on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico.
27 Feb 2017World
Mexico's Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said Mexico would respond to any tax the US would unilaterally impose on Mexican imports.
26 Feb 2017World
US President Donald Trump said building of the "great (Mexico) border wall" will start "soon, way ahead of schedule".
12 Feb 2017World
The proposed wall along the US-Mexico border will cost $21.6 billion, a study from Department of Homeland Security has found. It will take over three years to construct it.
02 Feb 2017World
President Donald Trump threatened to send American troops into Mexico to take care of "bad hombres" [bad men] in a phone call with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, according to a leaked White House transcript cited by the Associated Press.
27 Jan 2017World
US President Donald Trump suggested that a new 20% tax on imports from Mexico would be instituted to finance the construction of a border wall.
26 Jan 2017World
President Donald Trump has signed an executive order for the construction of an "impassable physical barrier" along the US-Mexico border.
17 Jan 2017India
The Defence Ministry has proposed the manufacturing of top-of-the-line fighters, warships and battle systems under 'Make in India.'
07 Jan 2017World
In a recent tweet, President-elect Trump said American taxpayers will be reimbursed for a new border-wall by Mexico and that US-money spent initially will be for the "sake of speed".
05 Jan 2017World
Republican Party members in the US House of Representatives have dropped a controversial proposal to curb the powers of the independent Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE).
04 Oct 2016World
The Saudi Cabinet has urged the US Congress to reconsider the passage of a controversial bill that paves the way for Saudi Arabia to be sued over 9/11.