US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris formally submits her Senate resignation
Harris, a Democrat, has formally submitted her letter of resignation to California Governor Gavin Newsom, CNN reported, quoting a Harris aide.
US Congress overrides President Trump's veto of defence budget, 1st for his admin
The overriding of the Congressional veto – the first of his...
China cites 2003 pact to block India from backing US on Tibet
“In 2003, China and India signed a the declaration on principles for relations ...
Republican leaders remain silent on Biden victory as President Trump refuses to concede
Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. and the majority leader, declined Saturday to acknowledge Biden’s victory, with an aide instead pointing reporters to a generic “count all the votes” statement McConnell released Friday before the results were known.
Joe Biden gets closer to a White House bid as more votes are being counted
Biden had already begun to project the image of a man preparing to assume the mantle of office, meeting on Thursday with his economic and health advisers to be briefed on the coronavirus pandemic.
New York's progressive Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez easily wins second House term
Democratic socialist Ocasio-Cortez raised more than $17 million for her second congressional campaign, making it the second most expensive House race in the country even though her primary win all but guaranteed her House seat was safe.
View: A Biden presidency may put both India and US to a tougher maturity test
The challenge is that the Democratic Party has politically moved left in the past few years, while India has gravitated more to the right.
2020 Watch: Has Donald Trump surrendered to the coronavirus?
Much of the political world, including people we speak to close to the Trump campaign, believes that the Republican president is facing the prospect of a blowout loss in four months unless the political landscape shifts dramatically. Recent history suggests there is time for a turnaround, although Trump is taking no steps to expand his coalition.
White House won't issue economic projections this summer
White House maintains that the underlying economic data would be too uncertain to convey a meaningful picture about the recovery, according to the official, who was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly before an official announcement and spoke on condition of anonymity.
US Congressman backs India on J&K efforts
US Congressman Paul A Gosar (Arizona) has come out strongly in support of PM Narendra Modi's measures to promote peace in J&K and combat cross-border terror.
US presidential candidates Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren come out in support of Pramila Jayapal
Jaishankar refused to meet Jayapal who introduced a Congressional resolution on Kashmir urging India to lift all the restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir imposed after the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5.
Congress seeks Pentagon briefing on India US cooperation in Western Indian Ocean
The conference report on National Defense Authorisation Act or NDAA 2020 identified five topics to be covered in the briefing, including a description of military activities of the United States and India, separately, in the Western Indian Ocean, and a description of military cooperation activities between the two countries in the Western Indian Ocean.
US Congressman backs India in fight against terror & to balance China
Francis Rooney said, “India faces many regional and geopolitical threats. Islamic insurgents are a constant threat, spreading terror throughout Jammu and Kashmir and elsewhere in India. We should support the government in Delhi in the continued fight against terror."
US lawmakers seek access of foreign journalists, congressmen to Kashmir, writes to Indian envoy
The lawmakers' letter to Shringla comes as the US on Thursday sought from India a "roadmap" to political and economic normalcy in Kashmir and immediate release of all political detainees.
US on back foot as India denies Kashmir talk between Trump & Modi
India and US have no record of any mention of Kashmir during bilateral talks at G20 Summit; Jaishankar tells Parliament no request was made for mediation.