World  /  Published 15.02.19

Trump plans national emergency to build border wall

President Donald Trump will declare a national emergency as early as Friday to bypass Congress and build his long-promised wall along the nation’s southwestern border even as he agreed to sign a spe...
By Peter Baker, Emily Cochrane and Maggie Haberman/NYTNS in Washington

World  /  Published 18.01.19

Donald Trump grounds Nancy Pelosi

She imperiled his State of the Union address. He denied her a plane to visit troops abroad.The shutdown battle between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is playing out as a surreal...
By AP in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 16.12.19

In search of escape plan

The year has piled up behind us and it does not make a pretty sight. The country is littered with shutdowns. As a WhatsApp message sent by a friend puts it, Jet Airways has shut down, there is constan...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

World  /  Published 10.01.19

Shutdown talks hit a wall and Trump's 'temper tantrums'

President Donald Trump stormed out of a White House meeting with congressional leaders on Wednesday after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she would not fund a border wall even if he agreed to reopen t...
By Nicholas Fandos, Michael Tackett and Julie Hirschfeld Davis/NYTNS in Washington

World  /  Published 07.01.19

Trump offers a ‘steel barrier,’ but Democrats are unmoved

President Donald Trump’s evolving definition of a border wall animated negotiations to end a partial government shutdown on Sunday, while House Democrats moved to increase pressure on the President ...
By Michael Tackett and Catie Edmondson/NYTNS in Washington


India  /  Published 10.01.20

Deterrent to clones of ‘irrational emperors’

The Congress on Friday hailed the Supreme Court judgment on the Internet clampdown in Jammu and Kashmir as “historic” because no government henceforth will be able to shut down communication links...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 25.01.19

Pelosi rejects 'big down payment' for Trump wall

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is rejecting the idea of providing 'some big down payment' for President Donald Trump's border wall as part of a solution to the partial government shutdown.Pelosi on Thursd...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 16.01.19

Trump feels shutdown pressure from Nancy Pelosi

Shutdown pressure on President Donald Trump mounted Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on him to delay his State of the Union address and his own economists acknowledged the prolonged stan...
By AP in Washington, D.C.

World  /  Published 16.01.19

US govt shutdown: IRS recalls about 46,000 workers

The Internal Revenue Service is recalling about 46,000 of its employees furloughed by the partial government shutdown to handle tax returns and pay out refunds. For now, they'll have to work without p...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 11.01.19

'Nothing like a wall': Trump repeats emergency threat

President Donald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to fund his long-promised border wall, as pressure mounts to find an escape hatch from the three-week impasse that has closed ...
By AP in Washington


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