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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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Congress Questions BJP Over "Sentiments Of Majority" After Delhi Clashes Does the BJP not care about the sentiments of the majority community, the Congress asked on Wednesday, alleging that Home Minister Amit Shah and Delhi Police had taken no action even two days after a......
13:34, 2019-07-03

"Have My Own Working Style": Sheila Dikshit Amid Feud In Delhi Congress Delhi Congress chief Sheila Dikshit today denied receiving any letter from senior Congress leader PC Chacko on the party's state of affairs in the national capital, indicating that she was in no mood......
18:17, 2019-07-18

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......
07:51, 2019-06-24

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......
00:17, 2019-07-14

USOC leader: Reform possible with or without Congress The leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee believes the federation can reform with or without guidance from Congress. Speaking at an Aspen Institute event Wednesday in Washington, CEO Sarah Hirshland said she has delivered a proposal that would put the USOC on the hook to deliver an annual report, as ...
18:34, 2019-05-22

"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......
11:51, 2019-07-12

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"....
17:00, 2019-06-28

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....
14:34, 2019-06-06

Sonia Gandhi Elected Leader Of New Congress Lawmakers Sonia Gandhi has been elected chairperson of the Congress's parliamentarians who won the national election, sources said after a meeting of the parliamentary party this morning. Former Prime Minister......
08:00, 2019-06-01

Madhya Pradesh Congress Wants BJP Leader To Apologise To Official He Hit The Madhya Pradesh Congress on Thursday demanded that BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya publicly apologise to the civic official whom he assaulted with a cricket bat last month, and to the people of his......
18:17, 2019-07-18

'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....
09:00, 2019-05-23

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....
20:00, 2019-06-20

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......
14:51, 2019-06-28

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.”...
16:51, 2019-07-03

| 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....
00:51, 2019-07-04

"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....
01:51, 2019-07-04

"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"....
22:34, 2019-07-10

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"......
06:34, 2019-07-09

"He Is And Will Remain My Leader": Congress' Ahmed Patel On Rahul Gandhi Ahmed Patel Patel, who was handpicked by former president Sonia Gandhi to act as a mentor for Rahul Gandhi, called on party leaders to accept "accountability", a word also used by Mr Gandhi, for......
08:17, 2019-07-04

On Video, Congress Leader Assaults Engineer, Supporters Throw Mud At Him Congress legislator Nitesh Rane and his supporters vented their anger on a road sub-engineer by bathing him with wet mud and slime, allegedly over the poor condition of the Mumbai-Goa highway. Also,......
14:34, 2019-07-04

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....
13:00, 2019-07-06

"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......
09:51, 2019-07-10

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....
01:17, 2019-07-01

Congress Leader Praises PM Modi, Says He Adopted Gandhian Values Congress leader AP Abdullakutty has courted controversy by praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the BJP-led NDA's massive victory in the Lok Sabha election, prompting the party to seek an......
06:34, 2019-05-29

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....
22:51, 2019-05-29

Congress Leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil To Join BJP On June 1: Report Maharashtra Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil might join the BJP after Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes oath for his second term on May 30, a senior BJP minister said today....
14:51, 2019-05-28

Sonia Gandhi Or Son Rahul? Congress Lawmakers To Choose Leader Tomorrow Rahul Gandhi or his mother Sonia Gandhi will be elected chairperson when newly-elected Congress parliamentarians meet for the first time on Saturday. This will be Rahul Gandhi's first meeting with......
20:51, 2019-05-31

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......
15:51, 2019-07-17

India's Rahul Gandhi calls for change as he quits as Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, leader of India's opposition Congress party, said on Wednesday he had asked party bosses to find a successor after he took responsibility for losing a general election that has left the party in crisis....
16:34, 2019-07-03

"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......
19:51, 2019-05-24

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......
18:51, 2019-07-10

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......
08:17, 2019-06-02

"Very Difficult To Replace Rahul Gandhi": Congress Leader Salman Khurshid Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid said today that the party cannot afford to let Rahul Gandhi quit the president's post since it will be difficult to replace him. Rahul Gandhi had offered to quit......
13:34, 2019-06-03

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....
12:34, 2019-05-23

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......
19:00, 2019-06-29

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......
23:51, 2019-05-26

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....
14:51, 2019-06-19

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......
15:51, 2019-07-17

BJP Parliamentary Board To Meet In Delhi Today The parliamentary board of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will meet today, sources said. The meeting will take place at 6 pm today at the party headquarters in the national capital....
16:17, 2019-06-17

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......
22:51, 2019-05-29

Delhi BJP Alleges Rs 2,000 Crore Scam, AAP Hits Back BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Monday claimed that there is a "scam" of Rs 2,000 crore in the construction of classrooms for Delhi government schools, an allegation rejected by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind......
23:00, 2019-07-01

"Deeply Impressed": PM On Gujarat Man Who Cycled To Delhi To Mark BJP Win Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that he was "deeply impressed" by humility and passion of a man from Gujarat who cycled from Amreli to Delhi to celebrate BJP's massive win in the national......
13:34, 2019-07-03

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....
16:34, 2019-06-12

BJP's Meenakshi Lekhi Protests Against "Water Shortage" In Delhi BJP lawmaker from New Delhi Meenakshi Lekhi today protested outside the Delhi Jal Board's RK Puram office against "water woes" being faced by the people of her constituency. She claimed that even......
14:34, 2019-06-11

Two Afghans Among 5 Arrested In Delhi With Heroin Worth Rs 600 Crore Five persons, including two Afghan nationals, were arrested and heroin worth about Rs 600 crore in the international market was seized from them, police said Friday....
22:17, 2019-07-19

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....
17:00, 2019-06-01

Over 1,000 Inmates From Delhi Prisons To Be Trained As Yoga Teachers More than 1,000 inmates of prisons in Delhi are going to be trained as yoga teachers within a year under an initiative aimed at helping them start a new life after being released, officials said....
20:00, 2019-06-20

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......
12:17, 2019-06-01

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......
21:34, 2019-05-24

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....
15:17, 2019-07-03

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....
12:51, 2019-07-12

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....
01:00, 2019-06-13

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......
06:34, 2019-07-09

29 Dead As Bus Falls Off Yamuna Expressway Near Delhi, Driver Dozed Off Twenty-nine people were killed when the bus in which they were travelling in skidded off the six-lane Yamuna Expressway near Delhi and fell 50 feet into a large drain. Seventeen people were injured....
07:00, 2019-07-08

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....
04:51, 2019-06-15

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....
09:51, 2019-07-07

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....
19:34, 2019-07-03

NIA Arrests Man At Delhi Airport In Pak-Based Terror Outfit Case The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday arrested a 44-year-old man who arrived at the Delhi airport from Dubai in connection with a case linked to the banned Pakistan-based outfit......
18:17, 2019-06-12

"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......
00:17, 2019-06-08

"Two Major Reasons": Arvind Kejriwal's Analysis Of Delhi Debacle Arvind Kejriwal, the Aam Aadmi Party chief, has steered clear of the blame for his party's crushing defeat in the recently concluded Lok Sabha election....
14:34, 2019-05-29

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......
20:34, 2019-05-27

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....
20:34, 2019-06-05

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....
14:34, 2019-05-28

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......
16:51, 2019-05-30

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......
11:17, 2019-07-14

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 gender crime. The announcement on Monday by Delhi Chi...
23:51, 2019-06-03

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....
17:00, 2019-06-01

Air India Passengers Protest After Being Denied Boarding Passes In Delhi As many as 20 passengers were denied boarding passes to board the Air India Delhi-Guwahati flight, with the airline claiming that it was overbooked, passengers alleged on Wednesday....
20:34, 2019-06-05

Delhi Court Orders Withdrawal Of Look Out Notice Against Rajiv Kochhar A court in Delhi today directed concerned authorities to withdraw the Look Out circular (LOC) against Rajiv Kochhar, brother-in-law of former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar, in an alleged bank loan......
14:51, 2019-06-07

Sheila Dikshit, Chief Minister For 15 Years, Known For Transforming Delhi Veteran Congress leader Sheila Dikshit passed away in a Delhi hospital today at the age of 81 after suffering a cardiac arrest. A three-time former Chief Minister of Delhi and former Governor of......
14:51, 2019-07-20

Sheila Dikshit Will Be Remembered For Delhi's Development: Manmohan Singh Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said the people of the national capital will remember ex-chief minister Sheila Dikshit, who died of a cardiac arrest today, for her contribution to the......
16:51, 2019-07-20

PM Modi's Oath Ceremony: Routes To Avoid In Delhi Tomorrow Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be sworn-in for his second term in a grand oath ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan tomorrow. The event will be attended by top leaders including Congress chief Rahul......
16:00, 2019-05-29

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......
23:34, 2019-05-23

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....
19:51, 2019-07-15

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....
14:00, 2019-07-16

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....
19:17, 2019-07-11

Sheila Dikshit, Three-Time Delhi Chief Minister, Dies At 81 Veteran Congress leader Sheila Dikshit, who was the longest serving chief minister of Delhi, has died of a cardiac arrest at a hospital in Delhi. She was 81....
14:51, 2019-07-20

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......
08:17, 2019-06-02

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....
03:34, 2019-06-02

Mercury Set To Rise In Northwest India; Red-Code Warning Issued For Delhi Heat wave conditions will continue in central and northwest central India, including parts of Rajasthan, with maximum temperatures in some parts expected to reach 50 degree Celsius. The weather......
07:00, 2019-06-01

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....
06:34, 2019-05-29

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....
20:34, 2019-07-12

Delhi Businessman Files Defamation Case Against Actor Esha Gupta A criminal defamation complaint has been filed against Bollywood actress Esha Gupta by a Delhi businessman after she accused him of sexual misconduct....
14:51, 2019-07-20

New Delhi Asks Iran To Free 18 Indians On Seized British Oil Tanker India said Saturday it was in touch with Tehran to secure the release of 18 of Indian nationals working on a British-flagged tanker seized by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz....
22:00, 2019-07-20

Bengal Doctors Protest Spreads, Health Services Hit In Delhi, Mumbai Scores of doctors across Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad have decided to boycott work for a day to express solidarity with their protesting colleagues in West Bengal. Doctors at Delhi's All India......
07:17, 2019-06-14

CRPF Commando Injured In IED Blast By Naxals Dies At AIIMS Delhi A CRPF commando, who was wounded in an IED blast by the Naxals in Jharkhand last month, succumbed to his injuries at AIIMS hospital in New Delhi, an official said on today....
11:17, 2019-06-14

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......
05:34, 2019-06-09

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......
04:51, 2019-06-15

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.......
14:17, 2019-05-26

Delhi High Court To Hear Plea On Population Control In India The Delhi High Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a Public Interest Litigation seeking directions to the Centre to implement measures to control the country's rising population on the ground that it was......
14:51, 2019-05-28

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)......
15:17, 2019-07-10

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......
21:51, 2019-06-17

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....
14:34, 2019-06-03

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......
06:51, 2019-07-15

New Delhi, we have a problem: India calls off lunar mission an hour before launch The abortive launch represents a blow to India’s quest to build its capabilities in space. With Chandrayaan-2, India was hoping to become the fourth nation besides the United States, Russia and China to soft-land on the moon’s surface....
19:00, 2019-07-15

"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....
15:17, 2019-07-10

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....
00:34, 2019-06-29

Delhi High Court Grants Anticipatory Bail To Suspended Air India Pilot The Delhi High Court on Monday granted anticipatory bail to an Air India pilot who was suspended for allegedly violating aircraft rules, including evading a breath-analyser test and forgery....
13:17, 2019-07-01

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....
13:51, 2019-07-01

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......
18:17, 2019-06-10

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,......
00:17, 2019-06-08

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....
22:51, 2019-05-29

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....
20:34, 2019-06-05

‘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 going-over. “It’s ridiculous. Why favour women this...
17:51, 2019-06-23

Free Travel For Women In Delhi Buses, Metro For "Safety": Arvind Kejriwal Women in Delhi can ride for free on public transport, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced today, days after his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was wiped out in all seven Lok Sabha seats in the recent......
13:34, 2019-06-03

Delhi High Court To Hear Plea Seeking Stay On Release Of Bharat The Delhi High Court today said it will hear later today a plea seeking a stay on the release of Salman Khan starrer "Bharat", saying it was "inappropriate" to name the film after the official name of......
13:34, 2019-06-03

Delhi Court Orders Framing Of Charges Against Naveen Jindal In Coal Scam A special court Monday ordered framing of charges against industrialist Naveen Jindal and four others in a case pertaining to coal block allocation scam....
13:17, 2019-07-01

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......
21:17, 2019-06-15

Delhi High Court Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea For Uniform Civil Code The Delhi High Court, today, sought the response of the Centre on a petition seeking framing of a uniform civil code to promote unity, fraternity and national integration....
14:17, 2019-05-31

Hope Triple Talaq Bill Is Passed: Delhi Women's Panel Chief Swati Maliwal Delhi Commission for Women chairperson Swati Maliwal on Friday said that she hoped that the fresh bill to make instant Muslim divorce or "triple talaq" illegal, which got stalled in the upper house of......
12:34, 2019-06-21

Priyanka Gandhi, Sachin Pilot Meet Rahul Gandhi In Delhi Congress chief Rahul Gandhi is firm on his decision to quit from the post of party president, sources have told NDTV.The Congress is likelyto hold another meeting of its Working Committee this week to......
08:51, 2019-05-28

174 Delhi Monuments, Sites Declared ''Monuments Of National Importance'' Over 170 monuments and sites in the national capital have been declared as ''monuments of national importance'', Culture Minister Prahlad Patel informed Parliament said on Tuesday....
02:51, 2019-07-03

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 his opinion, none of the other candidates adequate...
14:32, 2019-05-21

These are the 29 members of Congress born outside the US Ilhan Omar is one of 29 congressional members who were born outside of the United States – 24 representatives and five senators.       ...
18:34, 2019-07-15

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 pay, or do we trust the doctor?...
08:51, 2019-06-07

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....
15:17, 2019-05-21

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. The backup extends to Interstate 19. All lanes are...
16:51, 2019-06-20

"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......
11:34, 2019-06-23

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 on an ROTC scholarship, the daughter and granddaug...
17:17, 2019-06-05

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-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover set to testify be...
19:51, 2019-06-13

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....
21:17, 2019-06-19

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....
04:17, 2019-06-06

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......
17:00, 2019-05-21

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."...
18:00, 2019-06-03

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....
21:00, 2019-07-09

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 are decidedly more divergent as to how to accomplis...
23:34, 2019-05-25

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 bill, which was introduced by Rep. Bobby Scott, D-V...
02:17, 2019-07-17

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....
00:51, 2019-06-13

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....
15:34, 2019-07-10

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 4)        ...
17:17, 2019-06-06

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 daily habit of Fed bashing unseen since the 1970s....
00:17, 2019-07-11

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....
18:51, 2019-07-10

'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....
06:00, 2019-07-10

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....
18:00, 2019-06-12

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....
14:51, 2019-07-17

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...
21:00, 2019-06-11

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....
07:34, 2019-06-12

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....
03:17, 2019-06-12

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....
08:34, 2019-05-22

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 report on his Russia probe. “We will have Mr. Mueller’s...
22:51, 2019-05-31

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....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Congress Is One Step Closer to Sticking It to Robocallers A comprehensive robocall-fighting piece of legislation—that would help stop the robocall scourge and prevent American consumers from paying for blocking tools—is finally slated for a U.S. House of Representatives voteRead more......
01:17, 2019-07-18

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....
02:00, 2019-07-17

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 and the head of the Federal Reserve. Congress begi...
14:00, 2019-07-16

4 Former Congress Leaders Who Won On BJP Tickets Take Oath As Lawmakers The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Gujarat has improved its strength to 104 in the 182-member House with four MLAs, who were previously with the Congress, winning the recently-held bypolls as BJP......
14:51, 2019-05-28

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......
21:17, 2019-07-15

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......
02:51, 2019-05-22

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....
01:51, 2019-06-04

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 Democrats controlled Congress and decided to suspend...
04:34, 2019-06-05

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....
16:34, 2019-06-05

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....
21:34, 2019-07-13

"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......
13:17, 2019-07-12

3 Former Congress Lawmakers, One From BJP May Join Goa Cabinet: Report Four Goa legislators, including three Congress rebels who joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) recently, would be inducted in the state cabinet on Saturday, sources told news agency PTI......
11:51, 2019-07-12

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....
20:34, 2019-06-05

Politicians say it’s up to Congress to probe obstruction allegations Democratic lawmakers — joined by a lone Republican — said Wednesday it was up to Congress to pursue the investigation into whether President Trump or his aides obstructed justice by trying to shut down the Russia probe. “The ball is in our court, Congress,” tweeted Michigan Rep. Justin Amash, who is...
20:34, 2019-05-29

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....
04:51, 2019-06-15

"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)......
20:00, 2019-06-20

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....
04:34, 2019-06-28

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 to help the victims....
21:34, 2019-06-16

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....
23:00, 2019-05-24

Duterte son mulls run for top spot in Philippine Congress The son of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday he might seek the speakership of the lower house of Congress, heating up a race for leadership of a legislature dominated by his father's allies....
12:34, 2019-07-02

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....
23:00, 2019-07-01

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....
06:51, 2019-07-07

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....
16:34, 2019-06-19

Brazil's Bolsonaro wins key vote 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....
01:51, 2019-05-23

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....
20:51, 2019-05-23

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, 2011, died Saturday in a hospice in New York. He was 53....
22:34, 2019-06-29

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....
02:17, 2019-06-20

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 Trump’s executive and judicial branch nominees, thanks...
23:51, 2019-05-22

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 grateful for the opportunity to be an American — ...
13:00, 2019-06-29

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)        ...
02:00, 2019-06-22

"Thank You": Rahul Gandhi's Letter After Saying He's Not Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi said today it was "an honour to serve the Congress party" in a letter he tweeted hours after declaring that he was no longer the party president....
13:34, 2019-07-03

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....
02:51, 2019-06-20

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.       ...
19:00, 2019-06-20

TDP Will Become "Empty Of MLAs" Just Like Congress: Shivraj Singh Chouhan Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan claimed that the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) would soon become "empty of MLAs" as many of its leaders want to quit the party and join the BJP....
06:51, 2019-07-15

Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil Quits Congress, Others May Follow Veteran Maharashtra leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, said to be on his way to the BJP, today formally quit the Congress. The buzz is that around 10 lawmakers are also likely to follow him in view of......
12:51, 2019-06-04

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....
20:51, 2019-06-27

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....
01:34, 2019-07-15

Congress finally to send $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....
00:51, 2019-06-04

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....
02:34, 2019-06-04

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....
04:51, 2019-07-02

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 by a 354-58 vote, with 130 Republicans joining eve...
07:01, 2019-06-04

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....
05:17, 2019-06-04

Government Trying To Protect Accused Who Shot Dead 10 In UP: Congress The Congress alleged on Saturday that the Uttar Pradesh government was trying to protect the accused in the Sonbhadra clash and instead of ensuring justice, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was......
14:51, 2019-07-20

"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......
13:00, 2019-06-23

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......
02:34, 2019-06-28

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 privacy of users’ data. “We know we need to ...
21:34, 2019-07-16

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 should impeach Trump....
21:34, 2019-05-29

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....
21:17, 2019-06-29

‘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 detention centers “concentration camps.” “She should b...
00:51, 2019-06-30

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......
08:51, 2019-06-30

"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......
00:34, 2019-05-30

They Want To "Deport" Priyanka Gandhi, "Jungle Raj" Back In UP: Congress The Congress alleged today that the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh wants to "deport" party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra so that she cannot meet the victims of the Sonbhadra clash....
08:17, 2019-07-20

Democracy Is Being Killed In Karnataka, Congress Tells Lok Sabha Ahead of the Karnataka Assembly vote on confidence motion of the Congress-JDS coalition government, leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury alleged that the BJP is conspiring to bring......
12:51, 2019-07-19

Alpesh Thakor, Another Former Congress Lawmaker Join BJP In Gujarat Former Congress legislators Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala, who had quit apparently after voting against the party candidate in the by-polls for two Rajya Sabha seats earlier this month, joined the......
18:17, 2019-07-18

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....
18:17, 2019-07-16

‘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....
10:34, 2019-07-18

Congress Parliamentarians To Meet Today To Elect Chairperson Congress parliamentarians will meet today to elect leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party or CPP exactly a week after party chief Rahul Gandhi told the party's top decision making, Congress......
07:00, 2019-06-01

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. And they are dangerous because they allow rogue ...
05:17, 2019-07-18

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 Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) emerged from...
20:51, 2019-07-17

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 Wednesday that would extend funding beyond 2020, when...
17:51, 2019-06-11

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....
12:17, 2019-07-17

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......
14:51, 2019-06-28

"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......
14:51, 2019-06-28

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 first responders who became ill after 9/11 with medica...
21:17, 2019-06-29

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...
01:17, 2019-06-05

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 the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign. ...
04:34, 2019-06-05

Harish Rawat Resigns As Congress In-Charge Of Assam Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat announced his resignation as the Congress general secretary in-charge of Assam on Thursday, taking moral responsibility of the party''s poor show in the......
12:00, 2019-07-04

Man pleads guilty to threatening Congress members over phone TAMARAC, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has pleaded guilty to leaving threatening rants about gun control, illegal immigration, homosexuals, black people and Muslims for three Democratic members of Congress. Federal court records show that 49-year-old John Kless pleaded guilty Tuesday to making threateni...
22:51, 2019-06-11

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....
01:34, 2019-06-12

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 Congress....
02:00, 2019-06-12

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....
03:34, 2019-06-12

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Members of Congress The man, who said in racist and expletive-laced phone messages that he wanted to kill Senator Cory Booker and Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Eric Swalwell, faces up to five years in prison....
04:34, 2019-06-12

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 of “Fox News Sunday.” “I think there’s a feeling...
20:17, 2019-06-16

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"....
01:17, 2019-07-10

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....
05:51, 2019-06-16

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 Republicans are expected to join Democrats in the c...
16:34, 2019-06-12

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....
22:34, 2019-06-15

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, climate change is an emergency.Read more......
00:17, 2019-07-10

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....
20:17, 2019-06-27

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......
09:51, 2019-07-07

'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 Mexico....
06:17, 2019-07-11

Congress Holds Legislative 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......
08:51, 2019-07-09

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....
06:34, 2019-07-09

Momos From 5-Star Hotel That Has Blocked Congress's DK Shivakumar DK Shivakumar, Karnataka Congress leader, has not been allowed to enter a five-star hotel in Mumbai where rebel lawmakers who have endangered his government's future are staying. That did not mean he......
09:51, 2019-07-10

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....
13:34, 2019-07-10

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....
05:34, 2019-06-09

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 company’s actions.In a letter from the Democratic heads ...
13:51, 2019-07-03

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....
20:34, 2019-07-12

"Record Of Raising Expectations, Not Delivering": Congress' Jibe At BJP The Congress alleged on Thursday that the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government had a record of raising high expectations by making tall promises but not delivering anything and the president's......
15:34, 2019-06-20

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,......
20:34, 2019-06-05

Bihar Children Deaths A National Horror: Congress The Congress on Wednesday described the deaths of children in Bihar due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome as a "national horror story" and demanded accountability from the Centre and the state......
22:51, 2019-06-19

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 enactment....
02:01, 2019-06-06

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).        ...
15:00, 2019-07-03

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....
10:17, 2019-06-06

"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......
02:17, 2019-07-12

Backer of Georgia abortion bill announces bid for Congress ATLANTA (AP) — When Gov. Brian Kemp signed Georgia’s “heartbeat” abortion ban into law on May 7, one of the most high-profile women by his side was Republican state Sen. Renee Unterman, who proudly donned a baseball cap reading “PRO LIFE.” Unterman announced Thursday ev...
02:34, 2019-06-07

The Latest: Georgia abortion bill backer to run for Congress ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on a Congressional bid by a backer of Georgia’s abortion ban (all times local): 8:25 p.m. One of the primary backers of Georgia’s abortion ban has announced she will run for Congress. State Sen. Renee Unterman’s candidacy is likely to bring abortion rights...
02:34, 2019-06-07

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 calling on Facebook to halt its plans.Read more.....
21:17, 2019-07-03

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......
02:17, 2019-07-12

U.S. trade rep says he hopes Congress can approve USMCA legislation 'very soon' The North American trade pact renegotiated under President Donald Trump is a "watershed development" for labor that will reduce incentives to outsource jobs, the U.S. Trade Representative said in prepared remarks to lawmakers on Tuesday....
19:00, 2019-06-18

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....
19:17, 2019-07-10

Singur Agitation Was Mistake By Trinamool Congress: Mukul Roy Senior BJP leader Mukul Roy on Saturday said the Singur movement, which had catapulted Mamata Banerjee and the Trinamool Congress to power in West Bengal, was a "mistake", as it neither helped......
02:17, 2019-06-09

U.S. trade rep hopes Congress approves USMCA legislation 'very soon' USTR Robert Lighthizer, at a hearing of the U.S. Senate Finance committee, continued his bid for lawmakers to prepare to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement....
18:00, 2019-06-18

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......
17:34, 2019-07-08

Madhya Pradesh Congress In Hot Water As BJP Sweeps State In a re-run of the saffron wave in the heartland state as PM Modi's BJP improved on its 2014 haul of 27 from 29 seats, winning 28 and leaving the Congress with just the Chhindwara seat...
12:17, 2019-05-24

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....
19:00, 2019-05-27

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....
07:00, 2019-05-24

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....
00:34, 2019-05-23

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....
05:51, 2019-05-22

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....
05:01, 2019-05-27

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......
07:34, 2019-05-23

"Want Sidhu Out": Amarinder Singh's Wishlist To Congress After Punjab Win A day after its traumatic defeat to the BJP, the Congress has been called upon to firefight in Punjab. Chief Minister Amarinder Singh -- who delivered the party's only decisive victory in a state --......
12:17, 2019-05-24

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......
11:34, 2019-05-24

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....
09:51, 2019-05-23

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....
02:34, 2019-05-24

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....
22:17, 2019-05-24

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....
19:00, 2019-05-21

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......
02:34, 2019-05-24

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,......
21:17, 2019-06-29

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 a whiplash-inducing week. On Tuesday, hopes of a...
01:51, 2019-05-24

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....
15:17, 2019-06-29

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 process that Congress established in the Budget Control...
22:34, 2019-05-21

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....
08:51, 2019-06-30

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....
01:17, 2019-07-01

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."...
00:51, 2019-06-06

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....
23:34, 2019-05-21

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 House Democrats to take action at the same time that...
04:51, 2019-06-06

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 Tuesday....
02:17, 2019-05-22

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 congressional oversight chairman said on Monday....
22:51, 2019-07-01

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......
23:00, 2019-07-01

Defying Congress, Trump sets big arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, is clearing the sale of billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia and other countries, U.S. senators said on Friday, despite strong resistance to the plan from both Republicans and Democrats....
21:01, 2019-05-24

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....
00:51, 2019-05-28

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 information....
03:34, 2019-06-05

Congress, BJP Leaders On Hunger Strike Over Death Of Driver In Rajasthan A hunger strike by a Congress and a BJP lawmaker protesting the death of a tractor driver under mysterious circumstances in Rajasthan's Tonk district entered third day today....
15:00, 2019-06-03

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."...
05:00, 2019-06-04

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....
03:17, 2019-06-04

Time To Fix Accountability; Sack Not Resign: Congress' Pramod Tiwari All those who are responsible should give their resignation and Rahul Gandhi should remain as the party president, said Congress leader Pramod Tiwari....
14:51, 2019-05-28

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....
02:17, 2019-06-04

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....
14:51, 2019-05-28

Facebook’s Digital Currency Plan to Face Questions by Congress (WASHINGTON) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as it’s shadowed by negative comments from President Donald Trump, his treasury secretary and the head of the Federal Reserve. Congress begins two d...
15:51, 2019-07-16

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....
14:51, 2019-05-28

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....
17:00, 2019-07-16

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....
05:17, 2019-06-04

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......
19:51, 2019-05-24

Hope Hicks arrives for closed-door testimony before Congress Former White House communications director Hope Hicks arrived on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify behind closed doors before the House Judiciary Committee. Hicks, once a close aide to President Trump, was subpoenaed last month and ordered to produce documents related to Trump’s firing of f...
19:17, 2019-06-19

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......
00:51, 2019-07-16

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....
23:34, 2019-06-04

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 lawmakers will huddle with White House budget nego...
02:00, 2019-06-19

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....
13:34, 2019-07-16

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....
20:00, 2019-05-21

BJP, Congress Yet To Submit Details To Probe Agency On Electoral Bonds The BJP, the Congress and the DMK are among the parties which are yet to submit details of donations received till date through electoral bonds to the Election Commission, sources said today....
12:51, 2019-06-04

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 Enforcement Administration....
12:34, 2019-06-04

'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 reparations be formed....
18:00, 2019-06-19

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......
09:34, 2019-06-04

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....
20:34, 2019-07-16

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 federal returns....
19:34, 2019-07-08

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......
09:17, 2019-07-10

As Rebels Quit In Karnataka, Congress Says "Clear Picture" After July 12 The BJP is engineering defections to overthrow governments in states ruled by the opposition parties, senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said a day after 11 lawmakers of the Congress-JDS......
09:51, 2019-07-07

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....
00:34, 2019-06-11

Will Rahul Gandhi Resign? Congress's What-Went-Wrong Meet Shortly The top leadership body of the Congress will meet shortly to discuss what went down for the party in the national election after the National Democratic Alliance, powered by the pan-India campaign of......
08:01, 2019-05-25

Congress Reacts To Karnataka Crisis With "MODI" Acronym Attack 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,......
16:17, 2019-07-06

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....
09:51, 2019-07-10

Rahul Gandhi May Offer To Resign At Congress Meet: Updates The top leadership of the Congress will meet today to discuss to analyse the party dismal showing in the national election after the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance won over 350 seats in the 542......
08:01, 2019-05-25

Congress' Nitesh Rane, Who Assaulted Engineer, Sent To Police Custody Congress legislator Nitesh Rane, who was arrested on Thursday for attacking a government official with mud and slime on a highway near Mumbai has been sent to police custody till July 9....
17:17, 2019-07-05

Congress Says Will Oppose, Debate "Some Provisions" In Triple Talaq Bill With the government all set to bring a fresh bill in Parliament to ban the practice of instant triple talaq, the Congress on Thursday said there are still some issues which it will debate and oppose....
20:51, 2019-06-13

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....
20:34, 2019-05-26

Jon Stewart condemns Congress's failure to help 9/11 victims as 'shameful' – live Comedian to Congress: ‘You should be ashamed of yourselves’Nancy Pelosi says Trump impeachment ‘not off the table’Sign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.37pm BST Donald Trump just pulled a piece of paper from his jacket’s inside pocket while briefing the White House pool reporters, s...
19:51, 2019-06-11

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....
22:34, 2019-06-12

Rajasthan Local Bodies Bypoll: Congress Wins 8 Seats, BJP Gets Five The Congress bagged eight seats while the BJP emerged victorious on five in the Rajasthan local bodies bypoll, results of which were declared Wednesday....
19:51, 2019-06-12

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.), and Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) refuse to kiss t...
20:00, 2019-07-08

Trump moves to keep census documents sought by Congress under wraps President Donald Trump has asserted executive privilege in refusing to turn over to a U.S. House committee certain documents related to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, the Justice Department said in a letter to the committee on Wednesday....
17:34, 2019-06-12

"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....
13:17, 2019-07-08

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, police officers and other supporters to advocate fo...
00:34, 2019-06-12

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 sickened responding to the Sept. 11 attacks....
23:51, 2019-06-11

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....
21:51, 2019-06-11

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......
09:00, 2019-06-10

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....
17:34, 2019-05-22

"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......
12:00, 2019-06-16

Don McGahn defies subpoena as Trump clash with Congress intensifies White House had blocked former counsel from testifyingHouse Democrats push leadership to impeachDemocrats faced another brazen attempt by Donald Trump to stonewall their investigations on Tuesday, this time with former White House counsel Donald McGahn defying a subpoena to appear before Congress on...
06:51, 2019-05-22

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....
17:34, 2019-07-03

Not Correct For Me To Select New Congress Chief: Rahul Gandhi In Letter As Rahul Gandhi stepped down as Congress chief, party sources indicated today that a new president will be chosen "within a week". Mr Gandhi told reporters that the party should choose a new president......
13:34, 2019-07-03

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......
09:34, 2019-05-23

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....
05:17, 2019-05-22

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......
09:51, 2019-05-23

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......
14:51, 2019-07-02

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 fund for Ground Zero workers. The city’s top c...
20:34, 2019-07-03

"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....
00:17, 2019-06-08

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......
00:17, 2019-06-08

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 have signed on so we are very optimistic … t...
04:34, 2019-06-10

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....
16:34, 2019-06-09

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....
21:17, 2019-07-10

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......
22:34, 2019-07-10

"Tejashwi Yadav Won't Leave Opposition Midway": RJD Snubs Congress Tejashwi Yadav will not resign like Rahul Gandhi did, the RJD today said in a snub to ally Congress, which had called for the Bihar leader's resignation over the opposition alliance's national......
14:34, 2019-07-04

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....
03:00, 2019-06-09

On Camera, Congress's Nitesh Rane Leads 'Mud' Attack On Engineer Congress lawmaker Nitesh Rane has been caught on camera covering a government official with mud and slime and threatening him in an argument over the condition of a highway in Maharashtra, in an......
14:34, 2019-07-04

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04:51, 2019-07-11

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 congressional oversight chairman said on Monday....
06:17, 2019-07-02

As Congress Seeks Budget Deal, Negotiators Try to Sideline Mulvaney With the clock ticking toward a potential debt default, federal budget negotiators are maneuvering to isolate the man seen as the common enemy: Mick Mulvaney....
11:34, 2019-07-18

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....
11:34, 2019-05-24

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....
04:51, 2019-05-24

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....
11:34, 2019-06-21

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....
17:51, 2019-05-21

The Intercept reports that a super PAC affiliated with a bipartisan caucus in Congress, which has se The Intercept reports that a super PAC affiliated with a bipartisan caucus in Congress, which has several moderate Democratic members, is backing a Republican primary challenger to the center-left Democratic Rep. Katie Hill. I eagerly await the tweet from @HouseDemocrats about this!...
04:34, 2019-07-20

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"....
20:51, 2019-05-28

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....
15:17, 2019-05-21

"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......
14:51, 2019-06-28

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....
00:17, 2019-05-30

"Terrible Judicial Precedent": Congress On Top Court Verdict On Karnataka The Congress on Wednesday said the Supreme Court order on the Karnataka political crisis nullifying the whip and providing "blanket protection" to lawmakers who have "betrayed" public mandate sets a......
12:34, 2019-07-17

Trump says will not use U.S. debt ceiling to negotiate spending deal with Congress President Donald Trump said on Friday he could not imagine using the United States' debt ceiling as a tool to negotiate a spending deal with lawmakers in Congress, saying the government's credit rating was sacred....
19:17, 2019-07-19

Congress UP, Odisha Chiefs Resign From Party Posts: Updates In the wake of the Congress' poor performance in the Lok Sabha polls in Uttar Pradesh, state party president Raj Babbar has sent his resignation to Rahul Gandhi. Mr Babbar has taken responsibility for......
12:17, 2019-05-24

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....
07:00, 2019-06-01

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....
17:00, 2019-05-21

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....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Congress may actually get something done – and give a boost to retirement plans | Gene Marks 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 first important steps towards becoming law by unanim...
00:00, 2019-06-28

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....
20:51, 2019-05-31

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....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Trump administration, Congress agree on spending levels: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have agreed on broad spending levels for the next two fiscal years, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would not confirm there was a deal....
21:00, 2019-07-18

Congress considers regulations for rear seat child alerts Lawmakers, as they consider child safety regulations for cars, say more than 800 children forgotten in vehicles have died from heatstroke in the U.S. over the last two decades....
06:00, 2019-05-24

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......
20:00, 2019-06-20

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....
21:51, 2019-06-01

UPDATE 1-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 curbs on the Chinese firm....
11:51, 2019-07-17

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....
11:34, 2019-06-23

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....
02:17, 2019-06-20

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 stone. It would "......
23:51, 2019-07-16

‘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 about an appearance before Congress. Any testimony fr...
21:17, 2019-05-29

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....
22:34, 2019-07-16

Robert Mueller wants to testify in private before Congress, Jerrold Nadler says Special counsel Robert Mueller wants to talk to Congress about his investigation into the Trump campaign and Russian interference in the 2016 election, but he wants to do it behind closed doors, said Rep. Jerrold Nadler....
14:34, 2019-05-24

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....
00:17, 2019-06-03

Congress-Sharad Pawar Alliance Gets Extension As Sena, BJP Stick Together The Congress and Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party have decided to continue their alliance for the coming assembly elections in Maharashtra, expected to be held by the end of this year. The......
20:51, 2019-05-28

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:...
23:17, 2019-06-06

Hong Kong leader 'sorry' and 'should have done better' Hong Kong's leader has appeared in public to offer her "sincere apology" following mass protests against a proposed extradition law, but has not said she will abandon the bill....
12:17, 2019-06-18

‘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 never have happened”—and possibly could h...
17:51, 2019-06-20

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....
01:51, 2019-06-23

Trump Administration, Congress Have Agreed on 'Top-Line' Spending Levels, Mnuchin Says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Congress and the Trump administration have agreed on overall spending levels and raising the U.S. government’s borrowing limit for two years....
21:51, 2019-07-18

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. ...
23:34, 2019-06-07

Trump defies Congress, completes $8B weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
22:00, 2019-05-25

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......
00:00, 2019-06-08

India's battered Congress party closes ranks after election setback The head of India's main opposition Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, offered to quit on Saturday after a crushing election defeat but senior party officials rejected his offer and called instead for a major internal shake-up....
17:51, 2019-05-25

Actress Taraji Henson emotional in Congress about mental health, suicide Suicide rates among American black children ages 5 to 11 have increased in the last 25 years, an alarming statistic that shocked members of the Congressional Black Caucus Task force Friday on Capitol Hill....
23:17, 2019-06-07

Congress Wasted Month Pleading With Rahul Gandhi, Says Karan Singh 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....
17:34, 2019-07-08

Wells Fargo, TD Bank have already given Trump-related financial documents to Congress The disclosures come as a federal judge ruled Wednesday that two other banks — Deutsche Bank and Capital One — can give financial documents to Congress, NBC News reports....
03:51, 2019-05-23

DHS chief Kevin McAleenan says he's warned Congress about 'breaking point' at border Acting Homeland Security chief Kevin McAleenan told a House panel Thursday he's been warning Congress about an impending "breaking point" at the U.S.-Mexico border, but lawmakers won't pass needed immigration funding....
20:51, 2019-07-18

‘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 victims, but only a handful of politicians appear...
23:17, 2019-06-11

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other officials are pushing for the enacting of an emergency provision which would give President Trump the power to stop...
07:17, 2019-05-24

Balasaheb Thorat Named Maharashtra Congress Chief By Party "President" Congress leader Balasaheb Thorat was appointed as the president of the party's Maharashtra unit today, replacing Ashok Chavan in the wake of the party's drubbing in the recent Lok Sabha elections. The......
00:17, 2019-07-14

Defying Congress, Trump sets massive arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress and cleared the sale of $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
22:34, 2019-05-24

Odisha Congress President Niranjan Patnaik Resigns After Election Debacle Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik today announced his resignation from the post in the wake of the party's electoral debacle in the state....
12:17, 2019-05-24

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....
11:34, 2019-05-23

Deal struck for Mueller to appear, give extended testimony before Congress on July 24 Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller will give extended testimony as part of a deal for him to appear before congressional lawmakers later this month, Democratic Party officials said Friday. ...
08:00, 2019-07-13

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' investigations....
22:00, 2019-06-12

Ahead of contempt vote, Trump shields census documents from Congress 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' investigations....
19:17, 2019-06-12

Trump Bypasses Congress Again, This Time to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump’s disregard for the separation of powers and his coziness with dictators is on display once again, this time over arms sales to Middle Eastern countries including Saudi Arabia....
18:51, 2019-05-25

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....
22:51, 2019-06-22

A volatile week and erratic president leave little hope for compromise in Congress Lawmakers appear poised to continue an eight-year trend, lurching from deadline to deadline, crisis to crisis, unable to tackle looming policy issues....
02:00, 2019-05-25

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......
21:34, 2019-06-27

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......
15:51, 2019-05-21

Trump Administration Hasn't Briefed Congress on New Cyberattack Rules, Lawmakers Say The Trump administration hasn’t allowed Congress to see a classified directive issued by President Trump almost a year ago that outlines new rules for cyber weapons, prompting concern among some lawmakers that they lack oversight of the military’s increasing use of cyberattacks....
12:00, 2019-07-11

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 the 2020 U.S. Census....
04:34, 2019-06-11

Deutsche Bank Can Release Trump Records to Congress, Judge Rules The ruling from a federal court judge in Manhattan was the second this week against Mr. Trump’s efforts to prevent the release of his financial records....
23:51, 2019-05-22

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....
01:17, 2019-06-12

"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......
19:34, 2019-05-22

Congress Worker Threatens Suicide Over Rahul Gandhi's Decision To Resign A Congress worker threatened to commit suicide by trying to hang himself from a tree outside the party's headquarters in Delhi if Rahul Gandhi does not take back his resignation as party president....
16:00, 2019-07-02

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY– The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a new law. The state Legislature Wednesday approved a bill that allows the state Department of Taxation and Finance to release tax returns of thousands of...
21:00, 2019-05-22

Congress Skips Bihar Alliance Meeting To Discuss Election Results Dissonance within the opposition "mahagathbandhan" in Bihar, smarting under the drubbing in the general election, came to the fore on Wednesday as the Congress skipped a meeting of the alliance......
22:51, 2019-05-29

"Unfortunate": Urmila Matondkar On Leaked Letter Amid Mumbai Congress War Actress-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar, who unsuccessfully contested this year's national elections from Mumbai North seat as a Congress candidate, on Tuesday said the leak of her letter......
17:51, 2019-07-09

Against the odds, select committee aims to push Congress into the 21st century “Welcome to 1935,” Rep. Dean Phillips’s brother told him when he arrived at the Capitol to take the oath of office, a nod to elements of the institution that remain unchanged....
15:17, 2019-05-25

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....
04:17, 2019-06-22

Section Of Congress Leaders Want Milind Deora To Be Mumbai Chief: Report The rumblings in the Mumbai Congress just got louder with a group of leaders on Tuesday requesting AICC general secretary Mallikarjun Kharge not to accept the resignation of Milind Deora as the city......
21:51, 2019-07-09

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....
20:00, 2019-05-22

Mumbai Congress Chief Quits Post In "Solidarity" With Rahul Gandhi Milind Deora has resigned as chief of the Congress in Mumbai.The 42-year-old, who took over ahead of the national polls, said he decided to quit the post after meeting Rahul Gandhi. "I had accepted......
13:00, 2019-07-07

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....
00:00, 2019-05-23

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 election. We now know what she said, and though Hicks m...
12:51, 2019-06-21

AOC accuses Congress of using women, minorities as 'bargaining chips' who have been 'auctioned off' for decades Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez denounced the identity politics of Washington, D.C. during a Tuesday interview with The New Yorker Radio Hour and accused Congress of using women and minorities as chess pawns. ...
02:34, 2019-07-11

Congress Bengal Chief Blames Mamata Banerjee For Rise Of BJP In State West Bengal Congress president Somen Mitra on Saturday blamed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the rise of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in the state, saying had she......
20:51, 2019-06-08

| Mueller denies probe cleared Trump, hands baton to Congress Robert Mueller said his two-year Russia investigation had not exonerated Donald Trump, but that he lacked the power to charge a sitting president - passing the baton to Congress where a growing chorus is clamoring for impeachment....
20:34, 2019-05-30

Tearful Jon Stewart finds congress 'empty' during 9/11 victims' fund talks US comedian and broadcaster Jon Stewart has attacked a "near-empty" congress after members failed to show up to a hearing on renewing funding for the healthcare of 9/11 first responders....
12:34, 2019-06-12

Four members of Congress ask Trump to move forward with Pentagon cloud contract Four members of Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion cloud contract with the Department of Defense....
21:51, 2019-07-19

Brazil Congress readies pension reform vote, markets surge Brazil's lower house of Congress began final debates on Wednesday ahead of a vote on a landmark overhaul to the country's pension system, as expectations of the bill's passage pushed Brazilian financial markets to historic highs....
21:34, 2019-07-10

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....
00:34, 2019-06-24

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like limited work hours and paid vacations....
15:51, 2019-05-21

Trinamool Congress Delegation To Meet Sonbhadra Clashes Victims Tomorrow The Trinamool Congress (TMC) today said a team of its lawmakers will meet the victims of Sonbhadra clashes in Uttar Pradesh in which 10 people were killed and several injured....
22:17, 2019-07-19

Top Congress Leaders Meet On Leadership Crisis, Rahul Gandhi Absent Top Congress leaders are meeting to discuss a leadership crisis triggered by party chief Rahul Gandhi's resignation over the national election defeat, forcing the party to consider other options....
15:51, 2019-07-06

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
21:17, 2019-05-22

"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...
07:01, 2019-06-13

President Trump set to battle Congress in court over demands for his bank records President Donald Trump and congressional committees are set for a court showdown over subpoenas to Deutsche Bank, Capital One Financial records        ...
19:34, 2019-05-22

"Congress Failed To Handle Own House": Rajnath Singh On Karnataka Crisis Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today accused the Congress of failing to handle the political crisis in Karnataka, terming the issue an "internal matter" of the party for which he said the Parliament......
17:51, 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-Defying Congress, Trump sets big arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, is clearing the sale of billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia and other countries, U.S. senators said on Friday, despite strong resistance to the plan from both Republicans and Democrats....
21:01, 2019-05-24

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 Cohen....
03:00, 2019-06-29

Rahul Gandhi Taking Congress Defeat On The Chin, Says Shashi Tharoor Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor today explained the party's insistence on having the Gandhi family in the leadership role, saying the party has felt for "sometime" that they have been......
20:34, 2019-05-27