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World  /  Published 05.03.21

US House nod for poll reform bill

The Democratic-controlled US House of Representatives passed a flagship election reform bill on Wednesday that would update voting procedures and require states to turn over the task of redrawing cong...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 28.02.21

US House passes Covid relief bill

The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill in a win for President Joe Biden, even as top Democrats tried assuring agitated progressives that they will revive their derailed drive to boost...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 27.01.21

Republicans ready to defend Trump

For the second time in just over a year, the House on Monday sent an article of impeachment against Donald J. Trump to the Senate for trial, thrusting his fate into the hands of 50 Republican senators...
By Nicholas Fandos in Washington

World  /  Published 13.01.21

Trump set to be impeached

  The US House of Representatives is ready to vote on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Wednesday, thus opening the possibility of him becoming the only president in Amer...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Washington

World  /  Published 06.11.20

Indians star in state-level election

Candidates Rikin Mehta and Sara Gideon lost their Senate race from New Jersey and Maine respectively, according to projections. Born to an Indian father and an Armenian mother, Gideon, the current Sp...
By PTI in Washington


World  /  Published 05.11.20

Democrats battle for Senate control

Democrats were on track early Wednesday to maintain a firm grip on the House, but their path to seizing the Senate majority from Republicans was rapidly narrowing as the two parties continued to fight...
By Nicholas Fandos, Carl Hulse, Catie Edmondson in New York

India  /  Published 19.08.20

FB: diaspora seeks probe

Over a dozen diaspora organisations in the US on Monday urged the House of Representatives to launch a congressional probe into the functioning of Facebook, particularly the social networking site&rsq...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 11.07.19

US House removes Green Card country cap

The US House of Representatives has passed by an overwheming majority a legislation to remove the seven per cent country cap on Green Card applicants, a development which could end the agonising wait ...
By PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 11.07.19

US takes first step in raising green card cap

US lawmakers on Wednesday passed a bill aimed at lifting the current 7 per cent country-cap on green cards, a development which would benefit thousands of highly-skilled Indian IT professionals.The ne...
By PTI in Washington, D.C.

World  /  Published 06.11.18

'Everything is at stake': America goes to vote

After a divisive campaign marked by fierce clashes over race, immigration and other cultural issues, Americans began casting votes early on Tuesday to determine the balance of power in the US Congress...
By Reuters in Washington


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