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Congress Leader Says Delhi Incharge PC Chacko "Misbehaved" With Him

A section of Congress leaders has demanded the replacement of All India Congress Committee in-charge PC Chacko over the party's poor election performance in Delhi....

Congress Leader Says Delhi Incharge PC Chacko 'Misbehaved' With Him

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Samajwadi Leader Raided In Illegal Mining Case, Searches In UP, Delhi The CBI is carrying out searches at 22 locations in Uttar Pradesh and the national capital, including three residential premises, of former UP Minister Gayatri Parajapti in connection with the illegal......
2019-06-12 12:30

Railways To Increase Speed Of Trains On Delhi-Mumbai, Delhi-Howrah Routes In a bid to reduce travel time, the Indian Railways, under its 100-day action plan, envisages increasing the speeds of trains on the Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah routes at an investment of over Rs......
2019-06-24 08:45

PC Chacko Writes To Sheila Dikshit Over Appointment Of Block Observes AICC in-charge for Delhi PC Chacko and three working presidents of the party Saturday wrote letters to Delhi Congress president Sheila Dikshit, objecting to the announcement of district and......
2019-07-14 04:15

Breads Of Delhi: 5 Kinds Of Bread You Must Try In Delhi Much has been written about the curries of Delhi, and we feel it's high time we raise a toast to our delicious breads that stood the test of time too....
2019-06-06 16:00

"How Can We Stop Them?" Goa Congress Leader To NDTV After 10 Join BJP Congress insiders in Goa told NDTV that despite being aware of the BJP planning a rebellion, there was nothing they could do given the lack of leadership at the centre and the focus on the Karnataka......
2019-07-12 08:00

After Key Congress Leader Quits, A Flurry Of Resignations Key leaders of the Congress have stepped down following the example of Vivek Tankha, the Rajya Sabha member who quit the party post to give Rahul Gandhi "a free hand"....
2019-06-28 15:15

Peru leader forcing showdown with congress on corruption Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra is calling on the nation’s congress to usher through five reforms aimed at quashing endemic corruption, saying he will use a constitutional provision allowing him to dissolve congress if it rejects the proposal...
2019-05-30 05:45

"Not 1% Chance" Of Rahul Gandhi Staying On, Says Congress Leader In a first, a Congress leader said today that there is practically no chance of Rahul Gandhi rolling back his decision to quit the top job of the party and staying on. The Congress is expected to hold......
2019-06-28 15:15

Gandhi Family Alone Can Keep Party Intact, Says Congress Leader The stepping aside of the Gandhi family from the leadership role in the Congress following its debacle in the Lok Sabha elections is not a solution, a senior party leader said Friday, hinting that......
2019-05-24 16:45

BJP Legislator's Son Arrested For Death Threat To Congress Leader In MP The son of a BJP legislator in Madhya Pradesh's Harda has been arrested for allegedly making casteist remarks and threatening to kill an advocate-cum-Congress leader in April....
2019-06-20 23:15

'We have lost the battle,' says regional leader of India's Congress: TV "We have lost the battle," a regional leader of India's main opposition Congress party said on Thursday, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party said it had secured a massive victory in the general election....
2019-05-23 08:30

| Rahul Gandhi resigns as leader of India's opposition Congress Rahul Gandhi quit as head of India's main opposition Congress party, taking the blame for a second-straight election humiliation by right-wing Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
2019-07-03 23:15

"Martial Law In Mumbai," Says Senior Congress Leader On Karnataka Crisis The Congress on Wednesday wondered if martial law is imposed in Mumbai, alleging that party lawmakers from Karnataka are being kept "in captivity" there and "not allowed to meet a minister"....
2019-07-10 22:15

House GOP leader sides with AOC on pay hike, says Congress at risk of being only for millionaires House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., appeared to echo New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying members of Congress deserve a pay raise -- or else only millionaires will be able to serve....
2019-07-06 15:30

"Gandhigiri" Of Congress After BJP Leader Hits Official In Madhya Pradesh Congress leaders in Damoh, Madhya Pradesh, visited municipal offices and handed out roses to the officials there requesting them to get back to work and serve the people....
2019-07-04 01:45

Congress Parliamentary Party To Meet On June 1 To Elect Leader After the Lok Sabha polls debacle, the newly-elected MPs of the Congress will meet for the first time on June 1 and elect the new leader of the parliamentary party....
2019-05-29 21:30

"They'll Call": Karnataka Congress Leader Waits In Rain For Rebels A senior Mumbai police officer, stopping Mr Shivakumar from entering the hotel, said: "Sir, (the rebel lawmakers) have said they are frightened of you, we can't allow you to enter unless they want us......
2019-07-10 09:30

Heckled By BJP Workers, Car Vandalised, Alleges Trinamool Congress Leader Trinamool Congress MLA Udyan Guha alleged that he was heckled by BJP activists in West Bengal's Cooch Behar district on Sunday and his car vandalised as he was on his way to a party programme....
2019-07-01 00:15

Rahul Gandhi Resigns as Leader of India’s Congress Party Mr. Gandhi, a scion of the political dynasty that governed India for decades, accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party of “crushing the voice of the Indian people.”...
2019-07-03 16:15

New Congress Leader In Lok Sabha Welcomes House Speaker With A Poem After the 17th Lok Sabha unanimously elected Om Birla as the Speaker of the lower house, he was felicitated by the various leaders of the house including Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 16:30

Will Resign As Legislator, Says Suspended Congress Leader Roshan Baig In more trouble for the coalition government in Karnataka hit by a flurry of resignations by legislators, disgruntled Congress leader R Roshan Baig, who was suspended last month for his "anti-party"......
2019-07-09 02:30

Before Trust Vote, Congress Leader's "Sincere Personal Request" To Rebels As the Karnataka coalition faces a floor test it may not breeze through because of multiple resignations over the past few days, DK Shivakumar, the Congress's chief troubleshooter, said he was......
2019-07-17 16:45

"Missed Nation's Pulse": Congress Leader's Critique Before Post Mortem A day before a Congress post-mortem on its national election defeat that may see Rahul Gandhi offering to resign, one leader has given a very critical assessment of the party's performance. "Without......
2019-05-24 21:30

Congress's Divya Spandana Leaves Twitter, Days After Post For BJP Leader Congress spokesperson Divya Spandana is no longer on Twitter. Her profile page on the microblogging website says "This account doesn't exist", days after she posted a congratulatory tweet to BJP......
2019-06-02 12:45

Karnataka Congress Leader Fails To Meet Rebels, Taken To Mumbai Airport Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar was "escorted" to the Mumbai airport by policemen on Wednesday, which ended his efforts to meet rebel lawmakers staying at a five-star hotel in the city since......
2019-07-10 18:30

Rahul Gandhi To Visit Wayanad In First Week Of June: Congress Leader Congress President Rahul Gandhi would visit Wayanad in the first week of June to thank the electorate for his record breaking win from this Lok Sabha seat in Kerala, said a Congress leader on Monday....
2019-05-27 16:00

India's Congress leader Rahul Gandhi faces backlash over election drubbing Honest, intelligent and open to new ideas is how officials of India's main opposition Congress describe their leader, Rahul Gandhi, but the party's election performance has been so poor he now risks losing even his family's traditional seat....
2019-05-23 13:00

Rahul Gandhi Press Meet Passes Sold For A Lakh: Suspended Congress Leader Suspended Congress leader Karate R Thiagarajan on Saturday alleged security lapse during party chief Rahul Gandhi's recent visit to Chennai, claiming that the state Congress media coordinator sold......
2019-06-29 17:30

Madhya Pradesh Poll Results Expose New Crisis: Congress Vs Congress Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, who has been fire-fighting over a crisis in the party and government, held a series of meetings today - one with the cabinet colleagues to keep his flock......
2019-05-26 20:45

BS6 Fuel Now Available In Delhi, Says Environment Minister Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday informed Rajya Sabha that fuel conforming to stringent BS-VI emission norms has been introduced in the national capital to reduce air pollution. The......
2019-07-17 09:30

8 Best Theme-Based Restaurant In Delhi & NCR Amazingly themed restaurants have been set up in order to attract the diners in and around Delhi, creating a profound, unforgettable dining experience....
2019-06-19 12:15

Arun Jaitley Discharged From AIIMS New Delhi Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was he was admitted in All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi for at least one day for treatment of an undisclosed illness....
2019-05-23 13:30

BJP Dominates In Mumbai And Delhi, Set For Second Straight Lok Sabha Win Overall leads show the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA)will again get a clear majority on its own by winning 294 seats, which is better than the 282 seats it won in the 2014 general......
2019-05-23 16:15

BJP Set To Retain All 7 Seats In Delhi, In Repeat Of 2014 The BJP is leading in all seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi, in what seems to be a repeat of its performance in the 2014 general elections, when it swept the national capital. Three of the BJP's seven......
2019-05-23 13:30

Delhi, 4 Other Cities Shortlisted For International Yoga Day Event The Centre has shortlisted five cities -- Delhi, Shimla, Mysore, Ahmedabad and Ranchi -- for holding the national programme of the International Yoga Day this year....
2019-06-01 22:30

Bihar Man Lands In Delhi To Sell Tea As PM Modi Took Oath A chaiwallah from Bihar's Muzaffarpur and a huge PM Modi fan landed up in the national capital to show his support to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was sworn in for the second time after his......
2019-05-31 03:45

MLB to open New Delhi office in bid to gain India foothold Major League Baseball plans to open an office in New Delhi that will focus on growing the game in cricket-obsessed India through fan engagement and baseball development....
2019-07-02 22:45

Gautam Gambhir Set To Win Lok Sabha Election From East Delhi Gautam Gambhir, cricketer-turned-politician, is set to win from East Delhi constituency. He had found himself in multiple controversies - some of Breaking News proportions - in his weeks-old political......
2019-05-24 01:15

29 Dead After Bus Skids Off Yamuna Expressway Near Delhi, 17 Injured Twenty-nine people were killed when the bus in which they were travelling in skidded off the six-lane Yamuna Expressway and fell into a drain, 15 feet below. The 165-km-long expressway connects Noida......
2019-07-08 06:15

All Delhi Metro Lines To Run From 6 AM Tomorrow To Help UPSC Candidates The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation said today that train services on Sunday will being at 6 am on all its lines (all corridors), keeping in mind the lakhs of students scheduled to take the civil......
2019-06-01 12:15

AAP Compliments PM Modi, But Says Delhi Elections A "Different" Ball Game The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today complimented Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the BJP's electoral gains in Delhi, but dismissed claims that it was a reflection of the people's disillusionment with the......
2019-05-23 16:15

Temperature In Delhi To Soon Cross 46 Degrees: Weather Forecast The maximum temperature in Delhi is expected to cross 46 degrees Celsius soon, private forecaster Skymet said on Wednesday, while predicting the heat wave conditions to continue for up to 12 days in......
2019-05-29 21:30

The US will ask New Delhi to roll back some tariffs, Indian official says A delegation led by Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for South and Central Asia, Christopher Wilson, will meet Indian officials to try to re-start negotiations on the tariffs....
2019-07-12 12:45

Delhi, San Francisco Set Heat Records. Such Spells May Be The New Norm Simultaneous heat waves scorched land areas all over the Northern Hemisphere last summer, killing hundreds and hospitalizing thousands while intensifying destructive and deadly wildfires....
2019-06-12 07:30

Aam Aadmi Party's Free Wi-Fi Promise for Delhi Still a Dream With the Arvind Kejriwal government about to complete its tenure, the people of Delhi continue to wait for free Wi-Fi internet access across the national capital with the AAP's promised project still......
2019-07-15 09:45

Mumbai Most Traffic Congested City In The World, Delhi At Fourth Mumbai is the most traffic congested city in the world, while Delhi is close behind at fourth position, an analysis of traffic congestion in 403 cities across six continents has revealed....
2019-06-05 20:45

United Airlines extends suspension of Delhi, Mumbai flights to Oct. 26 United Airlines Holdings Inc said on Monday it was extending the suspension of its flights from the United States to Delhi and Mumbai in India until Oct. 26, citing continued restriction of Pakistani airspace....
2019-07-15 19:45

13 Arrested In Delhi, Notice Sent To Fortis Doctors Over Kidney Racket Over a dozen leading private surgeons, including top urologists of Delhi are under the scanner of Uttar Pradesh Police in connection with a sensational international kidney transplant racket,......
2019-06-09 18:45

Fire At Municipal Corporation Building In Delhi's Connaught Place A fire broke out at the Delhi municipal corporation building in Connaught Place area on Saturday evening, news agency ANI reported. Six fire engines are at the spot....
2019-06-01 22:30

3, Including Two Children, Dead In Fire At School In Faridabad Near Delhi Three people including two children were killed after a fire broke out at a private school in Faridabad near Delhi on Saturday, bringing back memories of the devastating blaze at a coaching centre in......
2019-06-08 12:15

CNG Price Hiked In Delhi, Seventh Increase Since April 2018 The increase in adjoining Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad was Re 1 per kg to Rs 52.95. CNG rates in Rewari, Gurugram and Karnal in Haryana have been raised by 95 paise....
2019-07-04 02:30

"Already Implemented In Delhi": Arvind Kejriwal's Jibe On Ayushman Bharat Declining the central government's offer to implement the Ayushman Bharat health scheme, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday wrote to Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, saying the city......
2019-06-08 04:15

BJP's Manoj Tiwari Retains North East Delhi Seat From losing to BJP in the 2009 Lok Sabha polls as an SP candidate to becoming the party's Delhi chief, life has come a full circle for Bhojpuri singer and actor Manoj Tiwari, who retained the North......
2019-05-24 01:30

New Delhi vows free transport for women in bid to improve safety NEW DELHI – India’s capital city plans to make its state-run bus and metro network free for women commuters, hoping that higher use of public transport will improve women’s safety in one of the world’s largest metropolitan areas blighted by gen...
2019-06-04 01:45

At Delhi's Slum, Rohingya Pin Hope On Education To Make Life Better Life may be all about slums, cramped lanes and one-room hutments for Rohingya refugees in Delhi's Kalindi Kunj Camp, but the younger generation of the community is setting its sights on becoming......
2019-07-14 10:30

Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express First Train To Be Run By Private Operators The Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express is set to be the first train to be operated by private players, sources said Monday, indicating that the Railways is going ahead with its 100-day agenda of handing over......
2019-07-09 05:45

Delhi Police Issues Traffic Advisory For PM Modi's Swearing-In Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take oath this evening for a second straight term after he led the BJP to an impressive victory in the Lok Sabha elections. Nearly 8,000 guests, including leaders......
2019-05-30 10:15

BIMSTEC Leaders Arrive In Delhi For Narendra Modi's Swearing-In Leaders from Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation, or BIMSTEC, nations, including Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay......
2019-05-30 14:15

Indian, US Officials To Meet For Trade Talks In Delhi Tomorrow Senior officials from India and the US will meet in New Delhi on Friday to discuss various trade and economic issues and strengthen bilateral relations, a top official said....
2019-07-11 23:00

AAP Leaders Meet Amit Shah Over Delhi's Law And Order Situation Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders on Tuesday met Home Minister Amit Shah to raise the issue of the "deteriorating" law and order situation in the the national capital....
2019-07-16 13:45

Sonia Gandhi's Flight From Raebareli To Delhi Delayed Due To Bad Weather UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had to stay in Raebareli Wednesday night as their plane could not leave for Delhi due to bad weather, officials said....
2019-06-13 04:01

Air India To Start Amritsar-Delhi-Toronto Flight From September 27 Air India will start Amritsar-Delhi-Toronto flight, which will fly three times during a week, from September 27, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Friday....
2019-06-14 21:30

Delhi HC Issues Notice to Paytm, RBI Over Company's Postpaid Service Delhi High Court on Monday sought RBI's response on a PIL alleging that online payments platform Paytm was providing lending facilities in violation of the law regulating such activity....
2019-05-28 15:45

Sapna Chaudhary Joins BJP At Party's Membership Drive In Delhi Haryanvi singer and dancer Sapna Chaudhary today joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of the party's Delhi unit chief Manoj Tiwari....
2019-07-07 10:30

Rahul Gandhi, In Mood To Quit, Has Series Of Meetings In Delhi Rahul Gandhi broke a self-imposed "ban" and met with leaders like Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, Nationalist Congress Party leader Sharad Pawar and former prime minister Manmohan Singh in......
2019-05-30 18:00

Heatwave Grips Several States, Delhi Temperature To Touch 43 Degrees Blistering heat wave swept across Telangana, Odisha and Haryana on Monday as temperatures soared over 44 degrees at many places in these states, with Ramagundam recording the season's highest......
2019-05-27 20:15

BJP Leading In All Seats In Delhi, Show Early Trends: LIVE Updates Election Results 2019: While the counting for the national elections in the world's largest democracy is set to begin soon, Delhi will be witness to an intense three-pronged battle between the Aam......
2019-05-23 06:45

Pakistan Foreign Secretary Offers Eid Prayers At Jama Masjid In Delhi Pakistan Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood today offered Eid prayers at the historic Jama Masjid in Delhi. Mr Mahmood was Pakistan's High Commissioner to India before he assumed charge of the top post......
2019-06-05 12:30

New Delhi vows free transport for women in what opposition calls a gimmick India's capital city plans to make its state-run bus and metro network free for women commuters, hoping that higher use of public transport will improve women's safety in one of the world's largest metropolitan areas blighted by gender crime....
2019-06-03 13:45

Nirmala Sitharaman's "Combination Locks" Analogy Targets Delhi Government Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said that the Delhi government should work harmoniously with the BJP-led Central government and the municipal corporations for the development of......
2019-07-14 21:15

Mercury May Soar To 45 In Delhi This Week As Heat Wave Sweeps North From Delhi to Puducherry, several parts across India have been gripped by heat wave. The national capital and other parts in the country are unlikely to get a respite from the scorching heat in the......
2019-05-29 09:30

Delhi's Connaught Place World's 9th Most Expensive Office Area: Report The Connaught Place area of the national capital retained its tag of the ninth most expensive office space during the January-March period of 2019 with an average occupancy cost of $143.97 (Rs 9,800)......
2019-07-10 13:15

11 Rooms At Delhi Hotel: 3 Months On, Lokpal Works From Makeshift Office Nearly three months have passed since the country received its first Lokpal, but it continues to function from the second floor of the Hotel Ashok in New Delhi without an exclusive office to call its......
2019-06-18 00:30

Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Police Clash On Twitter Over Reports Of 5 Murders Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's tweet on the national capital's law and order situation after five murders were reported in a day, prompted a sharp reply from the Delhi Police which said crime......
2019-06-14 21:30

"Balidaan Dena Hoga," Says Delhi Metro With 'Sacred Games 2' Meme Pankaj Tripathi's "Balidaan dena hoga (there has to be a sacrifice)" dialogue from 'Sacred Games 2' has inspired a ton of memes on social media - including one from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation....
2019-07-10 13:45

Masarat Alam Brought To Delhi In Terror Funding Case, Gets 10-Day Custody The National Investigation Agency has brought hardline separatist leader Masarat Alam from a Jammu and Kashmir prison to Delhi to question him in a terror funding case. Masarat Alam along with......
2019-06-04 20:15

Amit Shah Pays Tribute At National Police Memorial In Delhi Home Minister Amit Shah today paid tribute at the National Police Memorial in Delhi today, three days after he took oath for the first time as a cabinet minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's......
2019-06-02 12:45

Kanpur Police Detain Delhi Doctor During Probe In Kidney Racket A doctor of a private hospital in Delhi has been detained by the Kanpur police in connection with its probe into a kidney racket, which was busted in February, an official said today....
2019-06-08 13:00

Special Status, Finances Feature In PM-Jagan Reddy Discussions In Delhi Andhra Pradesh's Chief Minister elect Jagan Mohan Reddy met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah in Delhi today to discuss the several issues including the Special Category status for the state.......
2019-05-26 11:45

Nitin Gadkari Inaugurates Underpass To Decongest Traffic To Delhi Airport To decongest traffic to IGI Airport, Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari Friday inaugurated a three-lane underpass at Parade Road junction near Manekshaw Centre on NH 8 in New Delhi....
2019-07-12 20:45

"Anti-RSS" Content In Delhi University Syllabus: BJP-Linked Student Body The BJP-linked student body ABVP or Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad and a member of the Delhi University's academic council have alleged that there were "anti-RSS" topics in the university's......
2019-07-17 09:15

Prepare For Assembly Polls To Dislodge Arvind Kejriwal: Delhi BJP Chief Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Saturday called upon the party workers to work hard for a victory in the Assembly elections due early next year and "dislodge" the Arvind Kejriwal government....
2019-06-01 22:30

US Embassies In Delhi, Chennai Show Pride Flags Despite Washington's Note Since the State Department began rejecting all embassy requests to hoist rainbow flags outside the mission buildings during Gay Pride Month this year, some U.S. diplomats have been finding ways to......
2019-06-09 06:00

After Surat Incident, Delhi Fire Department To Conduct Safety Audit The Delhi Fire service is planning to conduct an audit of all coaching institutes running in the national capital from Monday to avert Surat-like fire tragedy in which at least 22 students died,......
2019-05-25 21:30

Pakistan High Commission In Delhi Hosts Annual Iftar Dinner The Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi hosted the traditional ''Iftar'' dinner Tuesday evening to celebrate blessings of the holy month of Ramazan....
2019-05-29 00:15

South African Woman Arrested With Drugs Worth Rs 13 Lakh At Delhi Airport A South African woman was apprehended by CISF personnel at the Delhi airport with 58 pouches of alleged drugs which were hidden between bed sheets in her luggage, a senior official said today....
2019-06-05 22:15

‘It’s stifling at home’: why free metro travel offers a lifeline for Delhi’s women City authorities say positive discrimination will make journeys safer and help low-income familiesAs a politics student, Sonakshi Dogra has given the bold new plan by the Delhi government to let all women ride free on the metro and buses a thorough g...
2019-06-23 13:45

Review: Nut & Bowls' Cosy and Wholesome Vegan Fare is Making Delhi Drool!  From salads, sandwiches, pastas, Buddha bowls,pancakes, Instagrammable smoothie bowls to cheesecakes, the vegan fare in this quaint little cafe is sure to take you by surprise....
2019-07-01 15:15

Delhi High Court Restrains Sites From Broadcasting Cricket World Cup Games The Delhi High Court, in a latest interim order, has restrained over 60 websites, around 14 radio channels and nearly 30 Internet and telecom service providers from broadcasting the 2019 cricket World......
2019-06-10 16:45

Centre Invites Delhi Government To Join Ayushman Bharat Health Scheme The Centre Friday "invited" the Delhi government to join its Ayushman Bharat scheme to help the poor get benefits of the health protection programme....
2019-06-28 20:30

Gautam Gambhir Wins East Delhi, Atishi Extends An Olive Branch Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Atishi, who trails the BJP's Gautam Gambhir by over 4.8 lakh votes in an unequal three-cornered race for the East Delhi Lok Sabha seat, today congratulatedher rival in a......
2019-05-23 20:30

India's Largest Sewage Treatment Plant At Okhla Soon: Delhi Water Board The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) today approved setting up of a new sewage treatment plant (STP) at Okhla which, it claimed, will be the largest such plant in India....
2019-05-29 21:30

Amit Shah Gets Extra Delhi Police Cover - 50 Men Including SWAT Teams Home Minister Amit Shah's security cover has been strengthened with the Delhi Police posting more personnel at his residence in New Delhi. The Delhi Police, which reports to the Home Minister,......
2019-06-08 04:15

Manoj Tiwari Visits Sheila Dikshit After Winning Delhi North East Seat The two had a 20-minute meeting in which they "acknowledged that political rivals can have friendly and harmonious relations" and Mr Tiwari told the Congress leader he had always treated her like his......
2019-05-25 19:15

Free Ride Plan Will Benefit Losses-Gripped Delhi Metro: Manish Sisodia A day after former Delhi Metro chief E Sreedharan asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to agree to Delhi government's free travel for women proposal, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today said......
2019-06-15 18:15

Kargil Vijay Diwas: ''Victory Flame'' To Be Taken From Delhi To Kargil's Dras A number of events has been planned by the Army in Delhi and Dras in Jammu and Kashmir next month to mark the 20th anniversary of the ''Kargil Vijay Diwas'', officials said Friday....
2019-06-14 21:30

The dermatologist in Congress A year ago, Rep. John Joyce, R-Pa., was a full-time dermatologist alongside his wife in his hometown of Altoona. Becoming a politician was never his plan, but when a congressional seat opened up in 2018, Joyce threw his hat into the ring because, in ...
2019-05-21 16:45

Traffic delays on WB I-10 at Congress TUCSON – Crews continue to clean up the westbound lanes on Interstate 10 at Congress Street after an early morning crash. Arizona of Department of Transportation says motorists should expect traffic delays as cleanup continues on the left shoulder. T...
2019-06-20 18:45

FAA administrators to appear before Congress about 737 Max certifications The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is holding a hearing on Wednesday on the grounded Boeing 737 Max, but no Boeing executives are planning to testify. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on what to expect on Capitol Hill....
2019-05-21 18:30

The new Right: Who needs a billing department when you have Congress? How much is a doctor’s skill and time worth? Is it what some bureaucrat tucked into a back office of a government building deems his value, or what a market deems his value? Do we accept the number that an insurance company says is a fair value to pa...
2019-06-07 00:15

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. Congress to impeach Trump? U.S. President Donald Trump, under growing pressure from numerous investigations of him and his administration, last week scorned talk of being removed from office via the impeachment process as "dirty, filthy, disgusting."...
2019-06-03 13:45

Congress can act to reclaim trade authority once and for all Capitol Hill is focused on negotiations over the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, but there’s another discussion about trade policy that’s happening in the Senate Republican Conference....
2019-07-09 21:45

Why the future of US data regulation must come from Congress As of May 2019, over 20 US states have introduced bills seeking to regulate data privacy, data security, or some combination of the two. While many of these bills agree in spirit (i.e. privacy good, data collection and usage bad), the various bills a...
2019-05-25 20:15

AOC Goes Off on the White House for Ignoring Congress New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered a fiery critique on Wednesday of the Trump administration’s shameless attempts to manipulate the upcoming 2020 Census by adding a citizenship question....
2019-06-13 07:15

What will it take to elect more female veterans to Congress? Subscribe to Women Rule on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Spotify here.Rep. Chrissy Houlahan remembers the first time she gave a briefing to a general. She was a lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force, a Stanford graduate who had attended the school ...
2019-06-05 15:45

Congress Puts Big Tech in Crosshairs Concerns about the power of Big Tech echoed across the capital, with politicians in both parties demanding more regulatory scrutiny of four giant companies’ reach and plans for expansion....
2019-07-17 00:30

Will Congress put three people out of work for each one it helps? Should the national minimum wage be raised gradually from the current $7.25 per hour to $15 per hour by 2025, as proposed by the Raise the Wage Act? The Congressional Budget Office has shed some new light on the debate surrounding this high-profile b...
2019-07-17 02:30

"Congress Would Have Won 15-16 Seats If No JDS Tie Up" : Veerappa Moily Senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily on Saturday said the party would have won 15 to 16 seats in the Lok Sabha polls had there been no tie up with JD(S) and that trusting the alliance was a......
2019-06-23 05:30

Reparations for slavery to get a hearing in Congress Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and Actor Danny Glover to testifyHouse subcommittee will discuss issue on 19 June – ‘Juneteenth’The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with the writer Ta-Nehi...
2019-06-13 15:45

Congress Is Debating—Again—Whether Genes Can Be Patented Critics worry that a new bill would overturn existing protections of DNA sequences and carve up the world's genetic resources into commercial fiefdoms....
2019-06-06 01:45

Pilots Tell US Congress More Training Needed On 737 Max US pilots called Wednesday for enhanced pilot training on the Boeing 737 MAX before the aircraft is returned to service after being grounded worldwide following two deadly crashes....
2019-06-19 23:15

Ajay Rai, The Congress's Man For Varanasi Against PM Modi Ajay Rai, a five-time Congress lawmaker, is once again the party's pick in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi, the constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In the 2014 election, he polled 75,000 votes, a......
2019-05-21 16:45

Here are 4 tax breaks that you might get back if Congress reinstates deductions The House Ways and Means Committee has proposed a package of "tax extenders," potentially reviving deductions and credits that were unavailable for the 2018 tax season....
2019-06-19 15:45

Tech Giants Draw Fire in Congress Concerns about the power of Big Tech echoed across the capital, with politicians in both parties demanding more regulatory scrutiny of four giant companies’ reach and plans for expansion....
2019-07-17 06:15

Jon Stewart lashes out at Congress over 9/11 victims fund Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money....
2019-06-11 20:15

You might get these 4 tax breaks back if Congress reinstates deductions Lawmakers are taking steps to renew a package of tax breaks, potentially making a slew of expired deductions available once again.       ...
2019-06-20 21:30

"Look Forward To Working With You": Congress Compliments PM's New Cabinet As the members of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new cabinet were being sworn in at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the Congress today sent out a tweet complimenting the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance......
2019-05-30 20:30

Jon Stewart: 9/11 victims are 'at the end of their rope' seeking help from Congress Fresh off of his emotional testimony before the House Judiciary Constitution Subcommittee on behalf of 9/11 victims and first responders, Jon Stewart continued to lobby for the cause while expressing great frustration over the need to convince people...
2019-06-16 20:30

Fed's Powell, in Trump's crosshairs, gets backing from Congress Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell came to Capitol Hill on Wednesday with two goals: cementing the case for an interest rate cut at the end of this month, and bolstering his own congressional wall of protection against a president who has made a ...
2019-07-10 20:45

"Told Them We Didn't Want This": HD Deve Gowda On Congress-JDS Tie-Up Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda Thursday said he told Congress president Rahul Gandhi that he has been hurt by the repeated public utterances of some leaders of the grand old party and his JD(S)......
2019-06-20 23:15

"Rahul Gandhi Like Jawaharlal Nehru, Congress Needs Him," Says DMK The DMK today likened Congress president Rahul Gandhi to his great-grandfather, Jawaharlal Nehru, claiming that the country's oldest political party sorely needs a politician with "liberal ideological......
2019-05-31 16:30

Congress reacts to escalating tensions with Iran Some Congressional members say President Donald Trump was right not to attack Iran. After Iran downed a U.S. drone, Trump ordered a retaliatory strike that he said he shelved 10 minutes before Iran was to be hit. (June 21)     &#...
2019-06-22 06:45

Five takeaways from Trump-Congress battle over border aid It was a long, difficult battle, but the U.S. Congress on Thursday sent President Donald Trump a $4.6 billion bill to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico....
2019-06-28 04:30

Nadler says he’ll call on Mueller to testify before Congress WASHINGTON — House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said Friday he will call special counsel Robert Mueller to testify before Congress, explaining that television viewers need to see it, as most Americans didn’t read the full Mueller repor...
2019-06-01 00:45

Congress Targets Chinese-Made Drones Citing national security, lawmakers are looking to ban military purchases of Chinese-made drones—which could boost prospects for U.S. makers struggling to compete....
2019-07-07 00:15

Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign said Tuesday, following several other Democratic candidates in promising to take that step if elected president....
2019-05-22 17:45

Mueller Testimony Before Congress Is Delayed a Week The much-anticipated congressional testimony of Special Counsel Robert Mueller has been pushed back a week to July 24, lawmakers said on Friday....
2019-07-14 17:30

Jon Stewart blasts Congress over 9-11 victims fund Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. (June 11)        ...
2019-06-11 23:30

Jon Stewart eviscerates US Congress over 9/11 first responder fund The comedian has delivered an emotional plea to US lawmakers on behalf of first responders running out of time and money. He attacked Congress for its hypocrisy and lack of shame....
2019-06-12 00:15

The U.S. Put Norman Mineta in an Incarceration Camp. Then He Went to Congress After the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941, President Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066, signed two months later, authorized the relocation of people of Japanese heritage — most of whom were U.S. citizens — to designated camps na...
2019-05-21 16:15

Will Strengthen Congress In UP, No alliances: Jyotiraditya Scindia AICC General Secretary in charge of western Uttar Pradesh, Jyotiraditya Scindia, said here on Friday that strengthening the Congress organisational structure was the top priority of the party in UP....
2019-06-14 23:15

'Congress can fix this': Judges weigh striking down Obamacare Federal appeals judges in New Orleans are entertaining the idea of striking some or all of Obamacare, appearing uncertain during oral arguments Tuesday over whether Congress intended to toss the entire healthcare law....
2019-07-10 08:30

Goa Congress Rebels "Came To Us For Development": BJP Rejects Allegations Ten out of 15 Congress lawmakers split from the party and joined the BJP, are in Delhi to meet BJP chief Amit Shah. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, who accompanied the turncoats to the capital, said the......
2019-07-11 12:30

Karnataka Crisis: BJP "Strangulating" Democracy, Says Congress The Congress in Maharashtra accused the BJP of attempting to destablise the democratically-elected government in Karnataka, where over a dozen legislators of the ruling combine have resigned....
2019-07-10 16:30

Could Trump Use the Sept. 11 War Law to Attack Iran Without Going to Congress? Talk of purported Iran-Qaeda ties is raising questions about whether the Trump administration is laying the groundwork to claim that it needs no new legal authority to take military action....
2019-06-20 00:45

Congress has not yet asked Boeing CEO to testify about 737 Max concerns As the questions about the developments of the 737 Max continue to mount, some are wondering why Boeing executives haven't been called in front of Congress. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports....
2019-05-21 18:30

Fed, Congress Promise Scrutiny of Facebook Cryptocurrency The social network began to learn how Washington will check its push into digital currencies, with leaders of the Federal Reserve and an influential Senate committee saying they will scrutinize its rollout....
2019-06-20 02:45

Not Much Difference Between Jungle Rule And UP Law And Order: Congress The Congress today hit out at the Uttar Pradesh government over the killing of the state Bar Council president, saying there was not much difference between "jungle rule" and law and order in the......
2019-06-13 09:45

"What Is Happening Is Political Prostitution": Goa Congress Lawmaker Amid reports of Goa Forward Party (GFP) legislators being dropped from the cabinet soon, Goa Forward president and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai and two of his party legislators met Congress......
2019-07-12 15:00

Fix Mortgage Finance, or We'll Do It For You, Regulator Tells Congress Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, plans to submit proposals to Congress as early as this week to return Fannie and Freddie from government control to the private market....
2019-06-13 00:15

After Karnataka, Congress Meltdown In Goa. 10 Of 15 Lawmakers Join BJP As it fights for survival in Karnataka, the Congress has imploded in neighbouring Goa. Ten out of 15 Congress lawmakers have split from the party in Goa and have merged with the ruling BJP....
2019-07-10 18:30

Will Congress Expand the Insider Trading Prohibition? The House Financial Services Committee has passed a bill that would for the first time set forth what was required for proof, in some ways making cases easier....
2019-05-25 03:45

Ban Exit Polls "Misguiding" Voters: Goa Congress Asserting that neither the Election Commission (EC) nor the state and Central governments could be trusted on EVMs and counting of votes, Chandrakant Kavlekar, Leader of the Opposition in the Goa......
2019-05-22 00:45

Facebook to face more scrutiny from Congress on Libra Facebook Inc will face more questioning on Wednesday by U.S. lawmakers over its planned cryptocurrency after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
2019-07-17 14:15

Congress may actually get something done – and give a boost to retirement plans The Senate is considering the Secure Act – which could benefit employees and employers – after it passed the House resoundinglyA few months ago I wrote about how a bill that could have a big impact on retirement plans for small business took a few fi...
2019-06-27 20:45

Congress launches antitrust probe of Big Tech The federal government may be warming up its antitrust enforcement machine and pointing it at Big Tech. The House Judiciary Committee has announced a sweeping antitrust probe, promising "review of the market power held by giant tech platforms." (June...
2019-06-06 13:30

12 Of 18 Congress Legislators In Telangana On Flight Path To KCR The misery of the Congress deepened today with the latest pain point emerging as Telangana, where 12 of its 18 state legislators appear to be on a flight path to Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and......
2019-06-06 14:45

Centre Reaches Out To Congress For Cooperation In Parliament The government reached out to the opposition Congress on Wednesday and sought the party's cooperation in the upcoming session of Parliament, starting June 17....
2019-06-05 22:15

Don't Know Why New Congress Chief Not Chosen Yet, Says Salman Khurshid Congress leader Salman Khurshid today called for immediate action to choose the next party president in the wake of Rahul Gandhi's resignation after the BJP's emphatic victory in the Lok Sabha......
2019-07-15 22:15

Congress Scores Over BJP In Karnataka Local Polls Maintaining its lead through the vote count, the Congress has won 562 seats in Karnataka's 63 urban local bodies, leaving behind the BJP with 406 and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) 202, according to a......
2019-06-03 18:15

9/11 first responder who testified to Congress this month dies at 53 Luis Alvarez, who described to Congress earlier this month his medical issues as a first responder after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, died Saturday in a hospice in New York. He was 53....
2019-06-30 11:30

Two Former Lawmakers From Congress, Mayawati's Party Join BJP Two former lawmakers, including ex-president of the Bahujan Samaj Party's Delhi unit Chaudhary Surendra Kumar, joined the BJP in presence of its state chief Manoj Tiwari on Monday....
2019-07-01 20:45

Congress: Pass immigration reform now to help immigrants like me I never expected to live in Richmond, Virginia. In fact, I never even imagined living in the United States. But after being here since 2017, I can’t imagine living anywhere else. And as June, Immigrant Heritage Month, comes to an end, I am incredibly...
2019-06-29 12:45

Facebook’s new currency plan under scrutiny in Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers. It’s already being shadowed by negative comments from President Donald Trump, his treasury secretary ...
2019-07-16 08:15

Congress, Enforcement Agencies Target Tech Federal antitrust enforcers and lawmakers are poised to scrutinize the nation’s largest technology companies for potential anticompetitive practices, bringing a new regulatory focus to the markets for digital services and new concern for investors....
2019-06-04 06:45

U.S. Congress considers whether to require car child alerts Automakers would be required to install technology on new vehicles that alerts exiting parents to check for children in the back seat under legislation introduced in Congress in response to deaths of children left behind in hot cars....
2019-05-24 03:15

House Democrats propose $4,500 pay raise for Congress House spending leaders want to break a decadelong pay freeze and give members of Congress a cost-of-living bump that could pad their salaries with an extra $4,500 next year.Congressional salaries have been frozen at about $174,000 since 2009, when De...
2019-06-05 08:30

Jon Stewart Goes to Washington to Shame the Hell Out of Congress Comedian and former Daily Show host Jon Stewart made a rare public appearance on Tuesday, lashing out at lawmakers for dropping the ball on funding the program dedicated to taking care of victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks....
2019-06-12 09:45

Priyanka Gandhi Misses The Mark, Congress Down To 1 Out Of 80 In UP Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's debut as the Congress general secretary was meant to be a lifeline for the party in Uttar Pradesh, a state that contributed to its most glorious days and gave it many prime......
2019-05-23 16:15

Sen. John Kennedy on Congress: ‘We have done nothing. Zero. Zilch. Nada.’ Sen. John Kennedy called on the Senate Wednesday to do more than confirm nominations and lambasted Congress for its lack of legislative accomplishments.Kennedy’s criticism comes as the Senate has picked up the pace of confirming President Donald Trum...
2019-05-23 00:45

The Lawmakers to Watch as Congress Confronts Big Tech While the House Judiciary Committee said it would investigate competition in digital markets, there is no broader consensus in Congress about how to address tech companies’ practices. These lawmakers will shape that debate....
2019-06-05 17:45

36 UP Congress Leaders Resign As Election Fallout Spreads As many as 36 office-bearers of Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee resigned from their posts on Saturday continuing the spate of resignations in the party following its Lok Sabha election debacle....
2019-06-30 02:00

Members of congress tour child migrant facility Members of congress vowed to shut down a Homestead, Florida facility being used to hold migrant minors separated from their families (July 2).        ...
2019-07-03 16:45

'World should know,' migrant tells U.S. Congress of toddler's death A Guatemalan asylum seeker left some members of a U.S. House panel visibly shaken on Wednesday with the story of her daughter's death, saying the toddler had contracted a deadly lung infection during a 20-day detention near the U.S. border with Mexic...
2019-07-11 01:30

Congress finally sends $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
2019-06-04 06:15

Congress threatens to ground funding if the Pentagon can't get more F-35 parts Congress is threatening to restrict funding for the Pentagon's acquisition office unless it comes up with a new plan to address the chronic shortage of spare parts for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter....
2019-06-06 07:00

Did Not Ask For Front-Row Parliament Seat For Rahul Gandhi, Says Congress The Congress on Tuesday said that it has not demanded a front-row seat for Rahul Gandhi in the Lok Sabha and dismissed media reports as "propaganda"....
2019-07-10 02:15

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
2019-06-16 02:15

9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez who appeared before Congress dies _____ Luis Alvarez, the retired police officer who along with Jon Stewart appeared before Congress earlier this month to plead for consistent health benefits for 9/11 first responders, has died. The Ray Pfeifer Foundation, a nonprofit that helps firs...
2019-06-30 02:30

Explainer: How the U.S. Congress could challenge Trump tariffs on Mexico If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, the U.S. Congress will likely try to halt the action with legislation that would face formidable hurdles to enactm...
2019-06-06 04:01

India's Congress party in turmoil after Gandhi resignation Rahul Gandhi has spurned appeals to reconsider his resignation as leader of India's Congress Party after losing a second general election to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, an aide said on Tuesday, as the party faces its worst crisis in a decade....
2019-07-02 17:45

Congress, UPA Allies To Support Om Birla's Nomination As Speaker The Congress and other UPA allies have decided to support BJP candidate Om Birla for the post of Lok Sabha Speaker, party leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said on Tuesday, but remained silent on the......
2019-06-18 17:45

Fed chair looks for backup from Congress amid Trump onslaught Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is one of President Donald Trump's favorite targets, but he's cultivated an army of fans at the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue....
2019-07-10 15:45

Jon Stewart continues to push Congress on behalf of 9/11 victims Jon Stewart on Sunday continued to push for extending the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund but said congressional politics was making passage “agonizingly difficult.”“I think this community is at the end of their rope,” Stewart told Chris Wallace, host...
2019-06-17 02:30

What Is Gerrymandering, and How the Supreme Court's Decision Will Impact Congress In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court declared last week that federal courts could not intervene when it comes to the act of partisan gerrymandering—widespread voter manipulation affecting a number of states....
2019-07-01 20:15

Congress Asks Centre Why "Obsolete" IAF AN-32 Fleet Was Not Replaced The Congress on Wednesday expressed concern over the safety and well-being of the IAF personnel on board an AN-32 aircraft that went missing in Arunachal Pradesh after taking off from Assam's Jorhat,......
2019-06-05 22:15

U.S. Congress targets deepfakes ahead of 2020 election The U.S. House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence spoke with a panel of legal and AI experts to discuss the potential of AI to degrade trust in democratic institutions and news media.Read More...
2019-06-13 18:15

Congress is focusing on video games — how should the industry react? The video game industry must be clear-eyed and strategically prepared to address issues from regulators before they become a hornet’s nest of problems.Read More...
2019-06-05 04:15

Top Intel official indicates Congress will be apprised of Barr review SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The country’s No. 2 intelligence official indicated Tuesday that the clandestine community would comply with congressional requests to inform lawmakers about the extent of Attorney General William Barr's probe into the origins of...
2019-06-05 08:30

Mueller says he could not charge Trump as Congress weighs impeachment U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump and indicated it was up to Congress to decide if it sh...
2019-05-29 22:15

AOC and Bernie Sanders Are Asking Congress to Declare a Climate Emergency Governments declaring climate emergencies are all the rage these days. On Tuesday, a resolution slated to be introduced in Congress aims to get the U.S. as a whole to join the growing number of towns, states, and countries recognizing that yes, clima...
2019-07-10 00:15

Trump arms sales to Saudis unlikely to be blocked by Congress President Donald Trump is facing a surge of bipartisan support to block his administration's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, but he can breathe a sigh of relief that none of the measures to stop him are likely to become law. A growing number of Senate R...
2019-06-12 06:15

Nicaraguan Congress approves Ortega-backed amnesty law Nicaragua's Congress approved a sweeping amnesty law during a Saturday session that will offer protection to police and others who took part in a violent clampdown on anti-government protesters over the past year....
2019-06-09 09:00

Libra: US Congress asks Facebook to pause development Legislators say they need time to investigate cryptocurrency and its potential impactThe US Congress has asked Facebook to pause development on its Libra cryptocurrency until lawmakers have had more time to investigate the ramifications of the compan...
2019-07-03 19:45

Madhya Pradesh Congress To Soon Get New President, Says Kamal Nath Two days after revealing that he had offered to quit after the drubbing the Congress faced in Madhya Pradesh in the Lok Sabha polls, Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Saturday said a new state party head......
2019-06-30 02:00

Congress Demands Facebook Put Brakes on Libra Cryptocurrency Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is off to a rocky start. After announcing Libra last month, U.S. lawmakers were none too thrilled given the social media giant’s dubious track record with privacy. Now, the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services is...
2019-07-03 19:45

"One-Third Of J&K Not With Us": Amit Shah Blames Nehru, Congress Protests Union home minister Amit Shah's question on "who is responsible for partition" triggered a huge row in parliament during the debate on the bill to extend President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir. The......
2019-06-28 15:15

Several Congress Leaders Resign In Support Of Rahul Gandhi Several leaders of the Congress have resigned from their posts to give Rahul Gandhi a free hand to choose a new team in the wake of the Lok Sabha election disaster although he is adamant on giving up......
2019-06-28 15:15

DOJ agrees to share key Mueller report evidence with Congress The chair of the House Judiciary Committee said Monday that the Justice Department agreed to hand over key evidence about possible obstruction of justice by President Trump. “The Department of Justice has agreed to begin complying with our committee’...
2019-06-10 23:00

Rajnath Singh's Jibe At Congress Over Leadership Crisis Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday took a swipe at the Congress over its leadership crisis, saying that the opposition party is still searching for a chief and "it is unclear whether there is......
2019-07-07 00:30

U.S. seeks a Congress-approved deal with Iran: Hook The United States is seeking a Congress-approved agreement with Iran to replace the 2015 nuclear deal that President Donald Trump abandoned last year, the U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook told Al-Jazeera satellite television network....
2019-07-10 12:15

"Non-Gandhi Can Be Congress Chief, But...": Mani Shankar Aiyar Amid uncertainty over Rahul Gandhi continuing as Congress president, senior leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said Sunday that a "non-Gandhi" can be party chief, but the Gandhi family must remain active......
2019-06-23 13:15

US Congress Approves $4.6 Billion In Emergency Border Funding US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday bowed to pressure from President Donald Trump's Republicans as Congress approved $4.6 billion in emergency aid to ease a swelling migrant crisis on the......
2019-06-28 07:30

Photo of Migrants Shocks, but Congress Stalls on Border Aid A photo of a migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter appeared to crystallize the human tragedy at the border, and it was everywhere — on cable, the internet and on the Senate floor....
2019-06-27 19:30

BJP's "Wait And Watch" Stance As Congress-JDS Coalition Crumbles The BJP today said it would "wait" after two exits from the Karnataka Congress and Janata Dal Secular coalition threatened to plunge the government into a minority if 13 more resignations submitted......
2019-07-09 02:30

Rahul Gandhi Drops "President, Congress" From Twitter Bio. Now Says This Rahul Gandhi has removed his designation "President, Indian National Congress" from his Twitter profile after he shared an open letter in which he listed reasons for his resignation as the party......
2019-07-03 17:30

"If Congress Was Part Of Alliance...": Samajwadi Lawmaker's UP Analysis A newly elected Samajwadi Party parliamentarian on Wednesday said the performance of his party's alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections would have been......
2019-05-30 04:00

A Truce Falters, and a Plan to Raise Congress’s Pay Falls Apart Democratic and Republican House leaders tried to broker a deal for an increase after a decade of frozen pay, but ran up against vulnerable freshmen Democrats....
2019-06-12 02:45

Trump threatens to withhold census documents from U.S. Congress The Trump administration is threatening to invoke presidential powers to withhold documents on its efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, unless House Democrats drop threats to hold two top Trump advisers in contempt of Congre...
2019-06-12 01:45

No TV Debates For A Month, Says Congress, In Crisis After Poll Defeat The Congress has announced that it will not participate in television debates for a month, in the middle of a huge internal crisis following Rahul Gandhi's refusal to continue as its chief over the......
2019-05-30 10:15

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the bill by the president and congressional Democrats. Lawmakers passed the $19.1 billion spending bill ...
2019-06-04 04:30

12 Manipur Congress Legislators Resign From Party Posts Twelve Congress legislators in Manipur have resigned from state party posts, triggering speculation about the possibility of their crossing over to the ruling BJP, but a senior legislator among them......
2019-05-30 14:15

12 Congress Legislators Skip Party Meet In Bengaluru Karnataka's year-old Congress-Janata Dal coalition government is on life support after yet another Independent lawmaker quit and pledged support to the BJP, taking the total number of resignations......
2019-07-09 10:45

Congress Gives Final Approval to Long-Delayed Disaster Aid An emergency relief package, stymied for months, will finally go to President Trump. It allocates billions of dollars in relief for hurricanes, fires and floods....
2019-06-04 03:15

WATCH: Jon Stewart eviscerates Congress for treatment of 9/11 first responders Comedian John Stewart tore into a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee for its low attendance at a hearing to discuss reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund....
2019-06-11 23:00

‘Nobel Prize in stupidity’: Holocaust survivor wants AOC out of Congress There are few remaining survivors of concentration camps. Ed Mosberg is one of them. And the 93-year-old from Morris Plains, NJ, has no time for Rep. ­Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s statements last week, when she called the southern border’s migrant dete...
2019-06-30 08:00

William Barr Isn't Jazzed About Robert Mueller's Big Day in Congress As we near Robert Mueller’s much-anticipated appearance before a joint House Intelligence and Judiciary committee hearing later this month, Attorney General William Barr is making his displeasure over his longtime frenemy testifying known....
2019-07-09 04:45

Jon Stewart to testify on behalf of 9/11 victims fund to Congress Jon Stewart and a number of first responders will testify before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday to push lawmakers to fund the 9/11 victims compensation fund. The House is expected to vote on the “Never Forget the Heroes Act” on Wed...
2019-06-11 18:45

Congress clashes over border funding as migrants kept in squalor The U.S. House and Senate will try to resolve their conflicting versions of an emergency funding bill on Thursday to address worsening humanitarian conditions for migrant children and families on the U.S.-Mexico border....
2019-06-27 19:45

Rajasthan May See Karnataka Repeat With Congress Infighting: BJP Lawmaker Leader of Opposition and BJP MLA Gulabchand Kataria on Friday said that the Rajasthan Assembly may see a repeat of Karnataka and Goa stories, if infighting continues in the Congress....
2019-07-12 17:15

Biden says he would support Congress in enshrining abortion rights into law if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law “should it become necessary,” his presidential campaign said Tuesday, following several other Democratic candidates in promising to take that step if elected president....
2019-05-22 06:45

BJP Takes Big Lead In Karnataka, Congress-JDS Stares At Collapse The BJP has taken a huge lead in the national election in Karnataka over the Congress and Janata Dal Secular alliance, which took power in the state exactly a year ago. The BJP was ahead in 23 of the......
2019-05-23 08:15

India Election Results Till 10 AM: BJP Crosses 320, Congress At 111 India Election results 2019: According to the leads in the first two hours of counting, BJP crosses the 320 mark on its own and was as 322, while the Opposition Congress was at 111....
2019-05-23 08:15

Trouble In Rajasthan After Congress Decimation In Lok Sabha Polls The Rajasthan Congress, which failed to win even one of the state's 25 Lok Sabha seats, is battling an internal crisis. While two of its ministers have demanded accountability, there have been reports......
2019-05-27 16:00

Congress could require a car alarm for kids left inside In the past 20 years, more than 800 children have died of heatstroke in cars in the US. Now, a group of lawmakers wants to require alerts that would remind parents to check for children in the backseat before exiting the vehicle. Legislation announce...
2019-05-24 15:15

On Politics: Secrecy Fight Between Trump and Congress Escalates A judge ruled that President Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records, and the president moved to block testimony by his former counsel....
2019-05-21 16:30

NY passes bill to let Congress see Trump's state tax returns Legislation that would allow Congress to obtain President Trump's state tax returns is almost a reality, now that the New York State Assembly and Senate passed bills that would allow them to do so....
2019-05-22 21:45

"Results Will Be In Congress's Favour, Rahul Will Be Next PM": Ajay Maken The Congress party candidate from New Delhi parliamentary constituency Ajay Maken today said that Rahul Gandhi will be the next prime minister of the country....
2019-05-23 06:45

Bills targeting China's Huawei introduced in Congress Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives introduced bills on Tuesday to keep tight restrictions on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, amid concern about President Donald Trump's easing of curbs on the Chinese firm....
2019-07-17 15:01

Odisha Congress Candidate Critical After Being Shot At By Men On Bike A Congress candidate from Odisha's Aska assembly seat was critically injured on Wednesday after four unidentified people shot at him, the police said....
2019-05-22 23:15

President Trump to the Fab Freshman of Congress: Go Back to Your Country If the migrant concentration camps weren’t enough to show you exactly where the president of people who support migrant concentration camps stands, his comments about the fabulous freshmen women of Congress should remove all doubt....
2019-07-14 21:30

Mexican congress approves safeguards for new National Guard Mexico's Congress approved a series of safeguards Thursday intended to prevent abuses under the country's new militarized police force known as the National Guard....
2019-05-24 07:45

U.S. House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
2019-06-15 22:15

BJP Surge In Northeast Continues; Congress Stalwarts Lose The BJP and its allies have swept the northeast. The party has won 14 seats and its allies have won four, making the NDA's total to be 18 out of the 25 Lok Sabha constituencies....
2019-05-24 21:30

Bolsonaro supporters march to pressure Brazil's Congress Supporters of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro marched on Sunday in support of his agenda and against lawmakers whom they see standing in his way, adding to tensions between the far-right leader and Congress....
2019-05-27 04:45

"7 Weeks Have Passed...": Jyotiraditya Scindia On New Congress Chief Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday called party president Rahul Gandhi's resignation an unimaginable development, adding that a leader who can re-energize the grand old party should be......
2019-07-11 23:00

Seven Former Congress Chief Ministers Lose Polls, Two Trailing As the Congress suffered another debacle in Lok Sabha polls, several senior leaders of the party including seven former Chief Ministers lost their contests and two were trailing with big margins....
2019-05-24 01:30

Rajasthan Gives BJP Perfect Score 5 Months After Voting Congress Rajasthan turned into a gold rush today for the BJP with the party taking all 25 seats in the desert state. Just three months ago, the BJP lost the state election here to the Congress, a defeat that......
2019-05-23 16:15

10 Congress Legislators From Goa Formally Join BJP, Other Allies Jittery A day after switching to the BJP, a group of 10 rebel Congress legislators from Goa on Thursday officially joined the party at its headquarters in the national capital in presence of its Working......
2019-07-11 23:00

Bills targeting China's Huawei introduced in U.S. Congress Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives introduced bills on Tuesday to keep tight restrictions on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, amid concern about President Donald Trump's easing of restrictions on the Chinese firm....
2019-07-16 21:45

Trump unloads over impeachment push, says Dems are ‘getting nothing done in Congress’ President Trump on Monday fired back at the lawmakers who are calling for his impeachment, accusing Democrats of “getting nothing done” in Congress because of their overriding interest in investigating him....
2019-05-27 18:01

Congress finally catches up to the ‘bitcon’ after Libra controversy As I was saying in a column back on May 22, bitcoin and all the other phony cryptocurrencies need to be investigated. They are “bitcons” — confidence games that are going to eventually cheat anyone foolish enough to entrust their money to these scams...
2019-07-18 05:01

3 Goa Congress Lawmakers Who Switched To BJP Will Be Made Ministers Today Three of the 10 Congress lawmakers in Goa who switched to the BJP earlier this week will find a place in the cabinet as Chief Minister Pramod Sawant readies to induct four new ministers today.......
2019-07-13 09:15

‘Go-Home Gate’ Roils Late Night (and Congress, Too) As lawmakers argued over whether President Trump is a racist, Jimmy Kimmel reminded viewers that they’ll be able to cast their own votes on the subject next year....
2019-07-18 09:30

White House, Congress getting closer on budget deal White House officials and congressional leaders are drawing closer to a two-year budget agreement that also raises the debt ceiling, although both sides caution that some serious obstacles remain to a deal.Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate M...
2019-07-17 20:15

"Time For Congress To Get An Amit Shah": Mehbooba Mufti In one of the biggest compliments to BJP chief Amit Shah's organizational prowess, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday suggested that the principal opposition Congress......
2019-05-23 13:30

Facebook’s Digital Currency Plan Met With Skepticism in Congress (WASHINGTON) — Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network’s ambitious plan to create a digital currency and pledged to work with regulators to achieve a system that protects the privac...
2019-07-16 22:30

"Democracy Denigrated": Congress Attacks PM Modi, BJP On Karnataka Crisis The Congress on Saturday launched a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP, saying that the party had orchestrated the resignations of nearly a dozen legislators in Karnataka,......
2019-07-06 18:15

Nancy Pelosi Keeps Coming for the Fab Freshmen of Congress but She Doesn’t Have the Range House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) may have overstayed her welcome. For some reason—maybe it’s jealousy, maybe it’s because the new crop of freshmen members of Congress—Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Ilhan Omar (D-Minn...
2019-07-09 01:30

PM Will Break Congress Record, BJP Will Be In Power Till 2047: Ram Madhav BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav lavished praise on PM Modi and the party at a rally in Tripura, claiming the BJP would end unemployment and hunger by 2022 and establish India as a "vishwa......
2019-06-08 12:15

Congress tries to limit Trump's ability to ease Huawei restrictions President Trump's desire to lift some restrictions on Huawei won't go unchallenged. A bipartisan group of senators has introduced a bill, the Defending America's 5G Future Act, that would effectively set the original blacklisting in st...
2019-07-16 19:15

"Devendra Fadnavis Asking Congress Lawmakers To Join BJP": Ashok Chavan Maharashtra Congress president Ashok Chavan Friday accused Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis of personally calling up Congress's assembly lawmakers and asking them to join the BJP....
2019-06-08 04:15

Will Rahul Gandhi Resign? Congress's What-Went-Wrong Meet Today The top leadership body of the Congress will meet today to discuss what went down for them in the national election after the National Democratic Alliance, powered by the pan-India campaign of Prime......
2019-05-25 06:15

Congress Weighs Whether to Allow Guantánamo Prisoners to Travel to the U.S. for Medical Care The Pentagon has been putting a new focus on the health care needs of aging detainees, but there is still considerable political opposition to allowing them on American soil....
2019-06-02 00:30

Congress's Nitesh Rane Arrested For Leading 'Mud' Attack On Engineer Congress lawmaker Nitesh Rane was caught on camera attacking a government official with mud and slime on a highway near Mumbai on Thursday in an egregious display of political arrogance. Pummeled on......
2019-07-04 18:30

Venezuela's opposition congress names ad-hoc central bank board Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly on Tuesday appointed an ad-hoc board for the country's central bank with the aim of "protecting its international reserves" from President Nicolas Maduro's government....
2019-07-16 22:45

"Aghast," Says Veteran Karan Singh, With Stern Advice For Congress The Congress, which has to look for a new president after the resignation of Rahul Gandhi, received some advice from one of its veteran leaders and former governor Karan Singh....
2019-07-08 15:15

Congress Slams UP Government Over Killing Of Dalit Girl In Unnao The Congress on Sunday slammed the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh over the killing of a Dalit girl in Unnao and alleged that law and order has collapsed in the state....
2019-06-23 13:15

Pelosi needs to address 'invasion' at border, Congress' inaction 'shameful', GOP Rep. says Rep. John Rose, R-Tenn., criticized House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Saturday over Congress' "shameful" inaction on immigration reform and warned about an "invasion" at the southern border....
2019-06-08 20:45

This Election In Karnataka Comforts Congress After National Poll Debacle After the national election disaster in Karnataka, the Congress-Janata Dal Secular (JDS) alliance drew comfort on Friday from the results of local body polls, which they contested separately....
2019-05-31 17:30

"BJP A Poacher Party," Congress's Adhir Chowdhury on Karnataka Crisis Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury today termed BJP a "poacher" party and said that his party will raise the current Karnataka political crisis in Parliament....
2019-07-08 14:30

Congress Slams UP Government Over Alleged Atrocities Against Women, Girls The Congress on Sunday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party government in Uttar Pradesh over alleged atrocities against women and girls, claiming that a "jungle raj-like eclipse" has been cast over law......
2019-06-23 19:30

YSR Congress Unlikely To Accept Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker's Post: Report The YSR Congress Party is unlikely to accept the post of Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha as it does not want to be seen aligned with the BJP-led ruling NDA until the Narendra Modi government fulfil its......
2019-06-23 14:30

AOC rallies for 9/11 compensation fund, Congress expected to back bill The 9/11 victims compensation fund is expected to get crucial funding to help extend it for years when it finally hits Congress next week, it was announced at a Ground Zero rally on Sunday. “I’m told that we have 330 representatives that ...
2019-06-10 09:45

U.S. Officials Work to Convince Divided Congress of Iran Threat American officials said Iran had threatened to target missiles at Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure to drive up oil prices and disrupt international trade....
2019-05-22 18:15

Priyanka Gandhi To Visit UP For First Time After Congress' Poll Debacle Congress general secretary and party's in-charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will visit Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday for the first time after facing massive defeat in the recently......
2019-06-10 06:30

Issue White Paper On Goa Finances: Congress To BJP-Led State Government The Goa Congress Sunday demanded a white paper on the coastal state's financial condition against the backdrop of the BJP-led government deciding to sell bonds worth Rs 100 crore....
2019-06-09 18:45

On Syama Prasad Mookerjee's Death Anniversary, BJP Targets Congress The BJP today accused former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru of not investigating the death of Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee, despite requests from his family. The party's new working......
2019-06-23 19:30

Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to get Trump tax returns New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Monday that could allow lawmakers on Capitol Hill to obtain President Trump’s state tax returns, in what has been described as a "workaround" after failed efforts by House Democrats to get the president's fede...
2019-07-08 19:30

Congress Considers Teaming Up With Prakash Ambedkar Party In Maharashtra The Congress in Maharashtra is considering a pre-poll tie up with Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar and Hyderabad politician Asaduddin Owaisi for the upcoming assembly elections. Mr Ambedkar, grandson of......
2019-06-08 18:15

"Am Responsible For Congress's Defeat In Madhya Pradesh," Says Kamal Nath Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has said he had offered to resign from the post of state Congress president after the party's bad performance in the Lok Sabha election. His remarks came amid......
2019-06-28 11:30

Father whose family died in Ethiopian plane crash to brief Congress Before flying to Washington to climb the steps of Congress and testify to a crowd of aviation experts and lawmakers this week, Paul Njoroge spent a desolate weekend packing away toys his children would never play with again....
2019-07-16 17:30

Gangster's Wife, Help Arrested For Congress's Vikas Chaudhary's Murder The wife and servant of a gangster in Haryana have been arrested in connection with the murder case of a Congress leader in Faridabad. Police says they provided weapons to two of the accused who shot......
2019-06-29 11:45

U.S. Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
2019-06-04 06:15

Rahul Gandhi To Meet Congress Chief Ministers Today Rahul Gandhi will meet the chief ministers of the Congress-ruled states today, for the first time since he offered to resign as the party chief last month....
2019-07-01 00:15

Brazil's president wins, justice minister loses in Congress Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from disgruntled lower house lawmakers for his move to reorganize the country's executive branch....
2019-05-23 08:30

U.S. Congress expands probe of White House personal email use Top aides in President Donald Trump's White House, including his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will come under increased scrutiny for their use of personal emails and other unofficial messaging to conduct government affairs, a ...
2019-07-01 23:30

Congress Fails To Open Account In 17 States And Union Territories After bitterly fought Lok Sabha elections, which lasted for over a month, the BJP is emerging victorious with a thumping majority of more than 300 seats and has cornered Congress to only 51 seats with......
2019-05-24 01:30

U.S. drug agency to ask Congress to classify illicit fentanyl like heroin Illicit chemical knock-offs of the extremely potent opioid fentanyl would be put permanently in the same legal class as heroin to boost prosecutions of traffickers and makers of the drugs, under a proposal to be unveiled on Tuesday by the U.S. Drug E...
2019-06-04 17:15

Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
2019-06-04 17:15

Infantino re-elected FIFA president unopposed at Paris congress "Gianni Infantino was re-elected FIFA president unopposed at the congress of world football\u0027s governing body in Paris on Wednesday as he claimed to have turned the organisation from being \"toxic and almost criminal\" back to its core values."...
2019-06-05 13:45

FEC chief urges Congress to set standards for online platforms during elections The head of the Federal Election Commission called on Congress to set standards for online platforms to fight election interference, but executives at Twitter, Facebook and Google defended their efforts....
2019-05-23 22:30

Ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks to hand some documents to Congress In a letter to Jerrold Nadler, Hicks' lawyer, Robert Trout, said they would provide documents from her time on the Trump campaign, and said she had also previously provided some documents in March, after Nadler sent out his original requests for info...
2019-06-05 09:30

"Congress Ignored J&K, But We Gave It Power": Amit Shah In Rajya Sabha Union Home Minister Amit Shah today launched a scathing attack on the way subsequent Congress governments at the centre had "ignored" the people of Jammu and Kashmir since Independence, and claimed......
2019-07-01 18:45

EVM Tampering Led To Defeat: Kangra Congress Candidate Pawan Kajal The Kangra Congress MLA said victory or defeat was a common feature in any election but the huge gap of votes indicated "something fishy", suggesting that there was a possibility of tampering with the......
2019-05-23 16:15

Peru Congress debates ahead of confidence vote on government Peru's Congress was headed toward a confidence vote on the government on Tuesday that was summoned by President Martin Vizcarra in a bid to pressure lawmakers to pass his anti-graft proposals....
2019-06-04 22:45

DMK Snubs Manmohan Singh For Rajya Sabha. Congress Now Looks At Rajasthan Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's road to the Rajya Sabha has once again been re-routed after the Congress and its ally DMK failed to agree on a seat for him from Tamil Nadu. After Assam, Gujarat......
2019-07-02 14:30

Sunny Deol Appoints Representative. Voters Betrayed, Says Congress Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol has appointed his representative in his parliamentary constituency Gurdaspur, who would "attend meetings" and follow "important matters" related to the city in his......
2019-07-01 20:45

A week of Trump-fueled dysfunction leaves Congress gasping One day after President Donald Trump indicated he would not cut deals with Congress while he’s being investigated, he cut a deal with Congress. With Trump’s support, the Senate passed a long-stalled disaster aid bill, in the perfect encapsulation of...
2019-05-24 02:45

Judge rejects Congress' challenge of border wall funding A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico....
2019-06-04 06:15

Trump says he may send USMCA deal to Congress soon, triggering deadline President Trump said Thursday that he may send his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade to Congress soon, imposing a 60-day deadline for lawmakers to vote on the deal....
2019-05-24 13:45

Rapinoe accepts AOC's invite to Congress after saying she wouldn't go to 'f---ing White House' U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez extended a Twitter invitation to the U.S. women’s soccer team Friday to tour the House of Representatives after they beat France to advance to the semifinals of the World Cup in France....
2019-06-29 15:45

Trump slams conservative columnist for urging Congress to censure him President Trump ripped conservative columnist Peggy Noonan in a tweet Sunday for suggesting that Congress censure him for attempting to obstruct special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation instead of trying to impeach him....
2019-06-02 23:45

O’Neill urges Congress to extend 9/11 aid at Luis Alvarez’s funeral NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill, speaking at Wednesday’s funeral for retired Detective Luis Alvarez, urged Congress to fulfill the dying wish of the 9/11 responder, who spent his final days on Capitol Hill fighting to replenish a vital fu...
2019-07-03 20:15

Catch Train At Churchgate: Search For Congress MPs Has Twitter In Splits A tweet by a BJP legislator from Gujarat that made fun of the Congress losing territory after territory to the BJP received thousands of 'likes' and was re-tweeted as many times for painting a picture......
2019-05-24 08:30

Ashok Chavan Takes Responsibility For Congress's Debacle In Maharashtra In Maharashtra, which sends 48 members to the Lok Sabha, the BJP emerged victorious in one seat and was leading in 22 other seats while the Sena was ahead in 18 seats....
2019-05-23 16:15

Facebook Libra chief testifies in Congress to explain cryptocurrency The head of Facebook's blockchain division will appear in Congress Tuesday for the first of two hearings about the social media network's plans to roll out a new digital financial system next year....
2019-07-16 13:30

Pentagon Ordered to Tell Congress If It Weaponized Ticks And Released Them Into the Public Some members of the United States House are concerned the Pentagon may have unleashed disease-infected ticks that caused the spread of Lyme disease.Read more......
2019-07-16 06:30

Rahul Gandhi Steps Down as Head of India's Congress Party Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi resigned as the head of the Congress Party, taking responsibility for its embarrassing loss to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s nationalist party....
2019-07-03 17:15

Mass Resignations In Congress Part Of "Scripted Drama": Tom Vadakkan BJP member Tom Vadakkan on Saturday claimed as "scripted drama", the recent mass resignations in the Congress, following Rahul Gandhi's refusal to withdraw his resignation as president of the party,......
2019-06-30 02:00

Activists Ramp Up Pressure on Congress to Start Impeachment Hearings Liberal activists are ramping up pressure on Congress to start impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, despite continued reservations from Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Progressive groups such as Credo, Stand Up America and Move on are calling for Ho...
2019-06-06 05:45

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Tears Up After State Congress Gets New Boss Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel's had an emotional moment on Saturday when he passed the baton of the state Congress chief to Mohan Markam....
2019-06-30 08:00

In UP, Mayawati-Akhilesh Yadav Alliance, Congress Fail To Hobble BJP The BJP march is continuing through Uttar Pradesh, though at a slower pace. The party, which won 73 of the state's 80 seats in 2014 along with allay Apna Dal, is now leading in more than 50 seats. The......
2019-05-23 08:15

U.S. Congress launches ‘top-to-bottom’ antitrust probe into tech giants On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee announced a sweeping antitrust probe of unspecified technology companies. In a statement, it promised "a top-to-bottom review of the market power held by giant tech platforms."...
2019-06-04 04:45

US Congress Sends $19 Billion Relief Bill To Trump To Sign Into Law The US Congress overcame months of delays to finally pass a $19.1 billion relief package Monday to help victims of flooding, wildfires and hurricanes that have devastated communities from Puerto Rico......
2019-06-04 05:45

Congress expands probe of White House personal email use Top aides in President Donald Trump's White House, including his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will come under increased scrutiny for their use of personal emails and other unofficial messaging to conduct government affairs, a ...
2019-07-01 23:45

Will Challenge Opposition Chief Rule If Congress Allows: Abhishek Singhvi Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi on Friday said the single largest party in Lok Sabha deserves the post of Leader of Opposition and alleged that the rule cited to deny it the status was......
2019-06-08 04:15

Rahul Gandhi Should Continue As Congress Chief, Says Veerappa Moily Backing the continuation of Rahul Gandhi as the Congress president, senior party leader M Veerappa Moily on Tuesday termed the Lok Sabha election setback for the grand old party as a "passing phase"....
2019-05-29 00:15

"No Point Blaming BJP... Fault Within": Congress Media Coordinator Quits Amid a leadership vacuum in the Congress, its national media coordinator Rachit Seth on Thursday resigned from the post saying there was no meaning holding any post after Rahul Gandhi quit as......
2019-07-11 12:30

Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google to testify to Congress on antitrust The companies have been summoned to Capitol Hill as part of House lawmakers' wide-ranging antitrust investigation of big tech firms and the threats they may pose to competition....
2019-07-10 12:30

Urmila Matondkar Latest Bollywood Personality To Be Fielded By Congress Bollywood actor Urmila Matondkar, who joined the Congress this week, is the latest Bollywood figure fielded by the party from the Mumbai North Lok Sabha constituency, a BJP stronghold....
2019-05-21 16:45

‘Stain of slavery’: Congress debates reparations to atone for US's original sin Democrats are in favor of reparations program, while Republicans denounce idea that past sins can be paid off by today’s taxpayers For the first time in more than a decade, a debate has taken place between lawmakers in Congress on the original sin of...
2019-06-19 20:00

Trump appeals ruling allowing Congress to see his financial records U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday appealed a federal judge's ruling against his attempt to block a House of Representatives committee from seeking his financial records, according to a court filing....
2019-05-21 17:30

Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google to testify in Congress on competition The House committee investigating antitrust in tech is about to call some big names to the microphone. Aides for antitrust panel chairman Rep. David Cicilline have confirmed that the committee is holding a hearing on July 16th where it will question....
2019-07-10 08:45

Iran Has Ties to Al Qaeda, Trump Officials Tell Skeptical Congress Some lawmakers fear briefings by Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, and others are an attempt to provide legal cover for a military strike, echoing the Iraq War....
2019-06-19 22:15

Trump tells ex-White House counsel McGahn not to appear before Congress U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation, deepening his fight with Democratic lawmakers....
2019-05-21 17:30

'An Idea Whose Time Has Come': Congress Hears the Case for Reparations on Juneteenth The contributions of African Americans to this country—and the matter of what the federal government still owes them for those contributions—will take center stage on Capitol Hill today as the House hears H.R. 40, a bill that proposes a commission on...
2019-06-19 23:45

Centre Must Take Action To Prevent Terror Attacks On Soldiers: Congress The Congress on Thursday urged the Modi government and intelligence agencies to take suitable action to prevent terror attacks in the future, a day after five Central Reserve Police Force or CRPF......
2019-06-13 15:15

‘The Report Is My Testimony.’ Robert Mueller Signals He’d Rather Not Testify to Congress During Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s first public remarks since his team’s 448-page report was released in April, he explained that he did not want to appear before Congress to discuss his findings. “There has been discussion abo...
2019-05-29 20:30

Yale's Sonnenfeld explains how Congress should approach Boeing's hearings on the 737 Max Jeff Sonnenfeld, senior associate dean for leadership studies at the Yale School of Management, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what might happen if Boeing executives are called to testify in front of Congress about the developments in the 737 Max....
2019-05-21 18:30

Facebook faces more scrutiny from Congress over Libra cryptocurrency plan Facebook Inc faces more questioning by U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
2019-07-17 17:30

FHFA Chief: Won't wait for Congress to take Fannie and Freddie public CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Mark Calabria, newly confirmed Chief of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the outlook for housing finance and more....
2019-05-21 19:15

Congress-BJP Fight Over National Anthem At Jaipur Civic Body With the new Congress government in Rajasthan having suspended the practice of playing the national anthem and the national song at the Jaipur Municipal Corporation (JMC) headquarters, a war of words......
2019-06-19 16:30

Party Headed By BR Ambedkar's Grandson Files Complaint Against Congress The Republican Sena has approached the Delhi Police complaining that some people tried to spread rumours that its party President Anandraj Ambedkar, grandson of BR Ambedkar, joined the Congress ahead......
2019-06-19 09:45

Congress hates Trump's tariffs, yet sits by idly instead of acting There are numerous ways for Congress to check the president. In recent years, its members have frequently opted to pass so-called resolutions of disapproval to reverse administrative actions after they have been taken. An example of this is the proce...
2019-05-21 16:15

Inducted Into BJP, 10 Goa Congress Lawmakers To Meet Amit Shah Today Hours after 10 Goa Congress lawmakers split from the party and joined the BJP, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant late on Wednesday headed for the national capital, to introduce the newly inducted lawmakers......
2019-07-11 06:30

"Congress Needs Major Surgery": Veerappa Moily On Poll Debacle Asserting that the Congress needs a "major surgery" in the wake of the Lok Sabha polls debacle, senior leader M Veerappa Moily says Rahul Gandhi must carry out a complete overhaul of the party by......
2019-06-16 16:15

Uruguay to extradite suspect allegedly involved in Congress shooting Juan José Navarro Cádiz was arrested in Uruguay in the aftermath of the May 9 shooting and held in custody pending the hearing of an extradition request from Argentina....
2019-05-21 14:38

White House blocks former counsel McGahn from testifying to Congress McGahn had been scheduled to appear before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday to answer questions following the release of the Mueller report last month. ...
2019-05-21 14:45

Don McGahn defies subpoena as Trump clash with Congress intensifies White House had blocked former counsel from testifyingHouse Democrats push leadership to impeachDemocrats are facing another brazen attempt by Donald Trump to stonewall their investigations, this time with former White House counsel Donald McGahn def...
2019-05-21 15:00

Jharkhand Congress Chief Becomes 4th State Party President To Resign Taking responsibility of the party's debacle in the recently held Lok Sabha elections, Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Ajoy Kumar Monday resigned from his post....
2019-05-28 03:30

Karnataka BJP Accuses Congress Leaders Of "Locking Up" Rebel Lawmaker The BJP today accused Congress leaders of "assaulting and locking up" a rebel legislator after he refused to take back his resignation amid a political crisis that's threatening to bring down the HD......
2019-07-10 22:15

"Silly, Ungrateful" To Change Congress Leadership, Says Salman Khurshid The Nehru-Gandhi family is the largest vote-getter for the Congress, senior party leader Salman Khurshid said Monday and claimed that leadership change in tough times for the organisation will be......
2019-05-27 18:01

"Congress Alive And Kicking, Rahul Gandhi Its Best Bet": Shashi Tharoor Rahul Gandhi is the best person to pull the Congress out of its predicament following the setback in the Lok Sabha polls, says party leader Shashi Tharoor while declaring that his party is "alive and......
2019-05-28 12:30

Trump and Congress race to avoid fiscal time bomb Congressional leaders in both parties are confident they can reach a deal to stave off a funding fiasco this fall — if only President Donald Trump would stay out of the way. Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other top ...
2019-06-19 02:15

For battles with Congress, Trump reshapes legal defense team President Donald Trump is restructuring his legal team with lawyers more at home in a courtroom than a television studio as he shifts from dealing with Special Counsel Robert Mueller to battling Democratic-led investigations in the U.S. Congress....
2019-05-28 15:30

Factbox: Courts poke holes in Trump’s stonewall of Congress A bitter legal battle over the power of the U.S. Congress to investigate President Donald Trump is expected to widen in coming days following decisions by two federal court judges against Trump....
2019-05-28 15:30

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2019-07-10 20:30

Top intelligence, homeland and cyber officials to brief Congress on election security The briefing comes as Republicans and Democrats are at odds over next steps and expecting Robert Mueller’s testimony on Russian interference in the 2016 elections....
2019-07-10 20:30

Sonia Gandhi Non-Committal On Stepping In As Interim Congress Chief The Congress, unravelling in several states after its national election debacle, has urged Sonia Gandhi to take charge as interim president to tide over the party's bleakest hour....
2019-07-11 12:30

Don't Speculate, Says Congress Amid Rahul Gandhi's Resignation Crisis The Congress today asked the media to "respect the sanctity" of the closed-door meeting of its working committee and "not fall into the trap of conjectures or speculations". The statement by the......
2019-05-27 16:00

In Trump probes, Congress wary of power to arrest, fine A power that the U.S. Congress has not wielded since the 1930s may remain unused for a while longer as Democrats turn to the courts -- not long-dormant rules -- to press home investigations of President Donald Trump and his administration....
2019-06-13 04:15

Mueller says he couldn’t charge Trump, tosses the question to Congress The special counsel did everything but tell House Democrats to move ahead. But as pressure mounts, the choices for Pelosi and company remain politically fraught....
2019-05-30 03:30

Mollie Hemingway: Trump tariff plan needed because Congress won't act Congress should be handling border security and tariff issues, but inaction on Capitol Hill is making things frustrating for President Trump, Mollie Hemingway said....
2019-06-01 03:15

War Of Words Among Congress Leaders In Jyotiraditya Scindia's Review Meet A verbal spat broke out among Congress leaders of West Uttar pradesh during a review meeting called by party general secretary Jyotiraditya Scindia to discuss Lok Sabha polls results on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 23:30

Comedian Jon Stewart assails Congress for ignoring 9/11 first responders fund Jon Stewart, the popular former host of the late-night comedy program The Daily Show, criticized members of Congress for not attending a hearing on Tuesday on renewing funding for a program that provides health care to first responders who were sicke...
2019-06-11 22:45

Trump team briefs Congress about Iranian threat: 'This is about deterrence, not about war' Top officials in the Trump administration were dispatched to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to brief lawmakers about escalating tensions with Iran, saying afterward they are focused on trying to deter attacks and avoid war....
2019-05-21 23:15

"Rahul Gandhi Was, Is, Will Remain Congress President": Randeep Surjewala Weeks after Congress president Rahul Gandhi offered to step down from the post after his party's crushing loss in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections, leaders of the party insist on him......
2019-06-12 16:00

BJP Attacks Rahul Gandhi For Using Phone In Parliament, Congress Objects The Congress raised strong objections on Thursday to the comments made by BJP leaders on Rahul Gandhi using his mobile phone during President Ram Nath Kovind's address to a joint sitting of both......
2019-06-20 23:15

National, Not State Polls, Alliance Continues, Says Congress In Karnataka The ruling coalition in Karnataka stands firm, the Congress declared today after an emergency meeting held to discuss the situation in the state following the BJP's stupendous victory in the national......
2019-05-24 16:45

Congress presses Trump administration for Mueller's counterintelligence files U.S. lawmakers are pressuring the Justice Department for access to counterintelligence reports generated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller during his investigation of President Donald Trump and his associates, two congressional sources said on Tuesda...
2019-05-22 09:15

9/11 first responder in hospice care issues final plea to Congress A 9/11 first responder in hospice care issued a final plea to Congress on Fox News on Thursday afternoon, urging them to reauthorize the fund that provides health benefits to first responders....
2019-06-20 23:15

Jon Stewart, in a Heated Speech, Slammed Congress’ ‘Disrespect’ for 9/11 Victims Comedian Jon Stewart chastised Congress on Tuesday for failing to act quickly to ensure that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund does not run out of money. Stewart spoke before a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing packed with firefighters, p...
2019-06-12 05:15

Form Panel To Pick New Congress Chief: Janardan Dwivedi Veteran Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi on Tuesday suggested that Rahul Gandhi should form a committee for suggesting the name of the new Congress president....
2019-07-09 14:15

Brazilians demonstrate to pressure Congress to approve Bolsonaro's reforms Brazilians gathered in cities on Sunday to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and to protest against lawmakers whom they see as putting up roadblocks to the leader's legislative agenda....
2019-05-26 19:45

In India’s Election, Ailing Congress Party Is Unlikely to Find Its Miracle After being crushed in 2014, the Congress party, India’s old powerhouse, appears to have made few gains this year. The road to recovery may be longer yet....
2019-05-22 00:45

Trump administration officials brief Congress, say goal is to deter Iran After a day of closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said their objective over recent days has been to deter Iran....
2019-05-22 06:45

NCP Discusses Seat Sharing Pact With Congress For Maharashtra Polls The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) wants an equal number of seats from the Congress in the Maharashtra state assembly polls, citing the drubbing of its alliance partner in Lok Sabha elections, party......
2019-07-17 09:15

Ex-WH counsel plans to tell Congress he sees similarities between Nixon and Trump Former White House counsel John Dean, whose testimony in the Watergate investigation helped topple Richard Nixon's presidency, said Monday he plans to tell Congress that he sees similarities between Nixon and President Donald Trump....
2019-06-11 06:45

5% of Congress Was Born Abroad. Those Members Show What It Means to Be American. Twenty-nine members of Congress were born abroad, many on U.S. military bases, but more than a dozen are immigrants with at least one foreign-born parent....
2019-07-16 20:30

Hong Kong leader 'sorry' and 'should have done better' Hong Kong's leader has given her "sincere apology" following mass protests against a proposed extradition law, but has not said she will scrap the bill....
2019-06-18 11:45

D-Day for May? UK leader could name her departure date British Prime Minister Theresa May is meeting a leader of her Conservative lawmakers amid mounting speculation that she is about to announce her departure date....
2019-05-24 12:15

How will the Tories elect their new leader and the next PM? Conservative officials have revealed the rules for their party's leadership contest, which will also decide the UK's next prime minister. Here's how it works:...
2019-06-06 21:15

‘Sully’ Sullenberger Tells Congress Deadly Boeing 737 Max Crashes ‘Should Never Have Happened’ Retired airline captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, the pilot best known for safely landing a disabled plane on the Hudson River in 2009, told Congress on Wednesday that a pair of recent Boeing 737 Max jetliner crashes “should nev...
2019-06-20 17:30

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service on Wednesday, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
2019-05-23 10:15

Calgary chosen to host 2023 World Petroleum Congress, the ‘Olympics of oil and gas’ The congress will inject Calgary's economy with $65 million and bring over 5,000 people to the city, according to the World Petroleum Council of Canada....
2019-06-24 01:45

Karnataka Congress's Roshan Baig Suspended For "Anti-Party Activities" The Congress today suspended Karnataka legislator Roshan Baig with immediate effect for indulging in "anti-party activities", days after he criticised the state leadership over its performance in the......
2019-06-18 19:30

FBI facial recognition accuracy and policy still fall short, GAO tells Congress The FBI's facial recognition system was called to task today by the GAO and Congress. The TSA was also critiqued for its airport pilot program.Read More...
2019-06-05 04:15

Trump delays planned ICE raids to see if Congress can solve border crisis President Trump announced Saturday that a planned mass roundup of illegal immigrants by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is being delayed for two weeks, in the hope that a bipartisan solution to the border crisis can be reached....
2019-06-23 00:00

House panel to vote Wednesday on whether two Trump officials are in contempt of Congress The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize...
2019-06-11 06:00

Rahul Gandhi loses his seat in Congress party landslide defeat Party leader’s north Indian constituency was bastion of support for his famous familyAs India’s opposition Congress party went down to a landslide defeat on Thursday, its leader, Rahul Gandhi, was also convincingly beaten in his own parliamentary sea...
2019-05-23 18:45

Trump delays ICE deportation raids for 2 weeks to see if Congress can ‘work out a solution’ In a tweet posted Saturday afternoon, U.S. President Donald Trump announced he would delay the planned removal of more than 2,000 undocumented immigrants from the U.S. by two weeks....
2019-06-22 23:15

Trump associate Sater cites health for skipping Congress meeting Felix Sater, the Russian-born former business associate of President Donald Trump, failed to appear before a House of Representatives panel because of health issues, his lawyer said....
2019-06-22 01:15

Hope Hicks Told Congress Trump Is Serious About Accepting Dirt From Foreigners Former Trump campaign press secretary and White House Communications Director Hope Hicks testified for eight hours at a closed-door House Judiciary Committee session Wednesday as part of the House investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 elect...
2019-06-21 03:45

Trump's Justice Department to release some Mueller evidence to Congress: Nadler Congressional Democrats and President Donald Trump's administration struck a rare compromise on Monday in the battle over their investigations of him, with the Justice Department agreeing to provide evidence from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russ...
2019-06-10 20:45

US Congress Blocks $8 Billion Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The US House voted Wednesday to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other allies, a rebuke of Donald Trump that will likely lead to a veto by the president....
2019-07-18 07:30

Ex-Trump aide Hicks agrees to hand over campaign documents to Congress Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, has agreed to turn over documents related to his 2016 election campaign to congressional investigators, a top Democratic lawmaker said on Tuesday....
2019-06-05 12:15

Congress moves to make it easier for older workers to prove age discrimination The bill would make proving age discrimination easier, by allowing workers to prove their age was a factor in an employer's decision to discipline, fire or not hire them and not the sole reason....
2019-06-11 23:45

Goa Bypoll Results: Amid BJP Sweep, Congress Wins Panaji After 25 Years Goa has offered a consolatory pat to the Congress on a day when the country seemed set to bring the Narendra Modi-led BJP back to power with an overwhelming mandate in the Lok Sabha elections. Party......
2019-05-23 13:30

Budget talks not affected by Trump refusal to negotiate with Congress: CNBC President Donald Trump's refusal to negotiate with Congress does not extend to his administration's effort to reach a deal on must-pass debt ceiling and funding bills, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing an unidentified senior administration official....
2019-05-22 21:15

Anil Ambani To Drop Defamation Suits Against Congress, National Herald Anil Ambani's Reliance Group has decided to withdraw the Rs 5,000-crore civil defamation suits filed in an Ahmedabad court against Congress leaders and National Herald newspaper over their statements......
2019-05-21 16:30

Trump signs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that was long delayed in Congress President Trump on Thursday signed a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that languished for months in Congress amid competing demands for border wall funding and aid hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico....
2019-06-06 22:00

‘Shameful’: Jon Stewart’s emotional testimony to Congress over inaction for 9/11 responders – video The former Daily Show host delivered an emotional and scathing statement to Congress over its handling of benefits for 9/11 first responders and victims. Stewart testified before the House judiciary committee on Tuesday alongside first responders and...
2019-06-12 00:15

Congress Meet Within 4 Days To Discuss Rahul Gandhi's Successor: Sources The Congress is planning to hold another meeting of its Working Committee in four days to discuss possible candidates for the post of the party chief, sources told NDTV. Rahul Gandhi has categorically......
2019-05-27 20:15

New York Passes Bill Giving Congress a Way to Get Trump’s State Tax Returns Tax officials would be authorized to hand over his state returns to any one of three congressional committees, opening a new front in a heated battle....
2019-05-23 02:15

"Let Me Speak The Truth": Priyanka Gandhi Vadra On Congress Poll Results Earlier, Sonia Gandhi had attacked the BJP and declared the ruling party had crossed "limits of dignity" to retain power and deliver a second successive term in office for Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
2019-06-13 09:45

Ahead of contempt vote, Trump shields census documents from Congress President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents related to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, defying a U.S. House committee in another move to stonewall Democrats' multiple investiga...
2019-06-12 18:30

Congress Workers To Go On Hunger Strike To Urge Rahul Gandhi To Stay On Congress workers in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur are set to go on a hunger strike on Saturday to urge party president Rahul Gandhi to not resign from the post....
2019-06-29 09:15

Congress ethics panel probes Gaetz over ex-Trump lawyer Cohen The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Friday it will investigate Republican lawmaker Matt Gaetz after allegations he tried to threaten and influence the congressional testimony of President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Co...
2019-06-28 22:15

Mohan Markam Appointed Chhattisgarh Congress Chief With Rahul Gandhi Nod Congress legislator Mohan Markham was appointed as the head of the party's Chhattisgarh unit today, replacing Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel. The move comes at a time when the Congress is still coming......
2019-06-28 15:15

U.S. Congress ethics panel probes Gaetz over ex-Trump lawyer Cohen The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Friday it will investigate Republican lawmaker Matt Gaetz after allegations he tried to threaten and influence the congressional testimony of President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Co...
2019-06-28 21:15

Companies lobby U.S. Congress on carbon tax; senator expects bill in weeks Representatives from more than 70 companies met with U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday to push for a tax on carbon emissions to fight climate change, and a senator said bipartisan legislation containing such a plan could be introduced in weeks....
2019-05-23 01:45

Trump shields census documents from Congress as contempt vote looms President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents on adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, defying a House panel's subpoena in another move to stonewall Democratic lawmakers' investigation...
2019-06-12 22:15

Taraji P. Henson Delivers Emotional Testimony to Congress About Mental Health Taraji P. Henson got emotional as she testified before Congress on Friday about the need for mental health counselors and education, especially in the black community, in wake of a rise in......
2019-06-08 00:30

"Enfeebled Commission": Congress Attacks Poll Body Over VVPAT Decision The Congress today launched a sharp attack on the Election Commission after it rejected a demand by opposition parties to tally Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) with Electronic Voting......
2019-05-22 23:15

Economy will face 'catastrophe' if Congress doesn't pass USMCA, Lighthizer says U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told lawmakers Wednesday that the U.S. economy would suffer enormously if Congress doesn't ratify President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade....
2019-06-20 09:15

As migrants languish in border facilities, U.S. Congress struggles to finalize emergency aid Congress and the White House were attempting to broker a deal over how to spend emergency aid to address the migrant surge as lawmakers, private companies and presidential candidates raised alarms......
2019-06-28 02:01

"Polls End, Talks Begin": Congress On Sushma Swaraj-Pak Minister Photo A day before counting of votes for the national election, the Congress tore into the government over what it called "foreign minister-level talks" with Pakistan, alleging that with the end of......
2019-05-23 06:45

Campos-Duffy: The left and right in Congress are 'united on some level, they like open borders' With President Trump's tariffs against Mexico set to take effect Monday, Rachel Campos-Duffy said on "Outnumbered" that there are lawmakers in both parties who are "united on some level" behind the status quo. ...
2019-06-08 00:45

Remain The Congress Chief, Ashok Gehlot Tells Rahul Gandhi Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot today greeted Congress President Rahul Gandhi on his birthday and urged him to remain the party chief in the interests of the country and people....
2019-06-19 16:30