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  • Congresswomen of colour slam Donald Trump for racist attack against Democrats

    Congresswomen of colour slam Donald Trump for racist attack against Democrats

    On Sunday, Trump in a series of tweets mocked these women for not being originally from America and that they should 'go back'.

    July 15, 2019
  • I want to see Donald Trump ‘In Prison’, Nancy Pelosi tells Democrats: Report

    I want to see Donald Trump ‘In Prison’, Nancy Pelosi tells Democrats: Report

    Pelosi prefers to see Trump lose the 2020 election and then face prosecution for his alleged crimes, the sources told the US media outlet.

    June 7, 2019
  • US President Trump claims ‘nobody disobeys my orders’

    US President Trump claims ‘nobody disobeys my orders’

    "Nobody disobeys my orders," Trump said on Monday during a walkabout on the South Lawn for the annual Easter egg roll.

    April 23, 2019
  • America & the Rest

    America & the Rest

    America's power abroad depends on its position at home. It will need to show the verve and grit to stay the course, and not swerve from its cardinal grid of strengths which propelled it to global heights. Its debt is rising; its population is ageing; its schools are mediocre by international standards; its infrastructure is termed rickety; its regulations dense; its tax code byzantine; its immigration system hare-brained.

    February 26, 2019
  • Never had it so good?

    Never had it so good?

    In the US, a 'Green New Deal' is acquiring mainstream attention with shocking rapidity. The unassailable goal is a state-led economic transformation to a 100 per cent renewable energy-sourced system. The genius of the Green New Deal approach is that, contrary to standard conservative depictions of environmentalism as a job-killer, it promises to generate a full employment scenario of good-paying jobs for ordinary people. Immigration issues also tend to subside in booming economic times. But it won't come to pass easily. So far in the new millennium only the super rich accurately can say they have never had it so good.

    February 20, 2019
  • Emergency in America

    Emergency in America

    The emergency has swiftly been debunked as “fear mongering for political ends, unlawful, and a violation of the US Constitution” ~ a faint echo of the Emergency that was proclaimed in India in June 1975.

    February 19, 2019
  • Patchwork quilt

    Patchwork quilt

    One major issue of discord was the refusal of the Republicans to accept a cap on the number of undocumented immigrants who might be held in detention centres run by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice).

    February 14, 2019
  • Ms Pelosi’s gavel

    Ms Pelosi’s gavel

    Aside from the historic choice, Ms Pelosi has started her innings at the crease to end the shutdown in the United States of America.

    January 6, 2019
  • Donald Trump ready for US shutdown to last ‘for years’

    Donald Trump ready for US shutdown to last ‘for years’

    After meeting top Democrats, he also said he could declare a national emergency to bypass Congress and build a US-Mexico border wall.

    January 5, 2019
  • Immigrant children’s deaths ‘fault of the Democrats’: Trump

    Immigrant children’s deaths ‘fault of the Democrats’: Trump

    US President Donald Trump on Saturday said that the Democrats shall be blamed for the latest deaths of the two children over the execution of US immigration policy.

    December 30, 2018
  • US government shutdown set to drag on to 2019 as Trump, Democrats stick to their stands

    US government shutdown set to drag on to 2019 as Trump, Democrats stick to their stands

    President Donald Trump has refused to sign any stopgap spending bill that does not have provisions to fund a wall along the US-Mexico border which he says is essential to stop the flow of illegal immigrants.

    December 28, 2018
  • US govt shuts down for third time, 8 lakh staff without pay in Christmas season

    US govt shuts down for third time, 8 lakh staff without pay in Christmas season

    It remains unclear how long the shutdown will last, but Trump expressed hope late Friday night that it 'will not last long,' after earlier saying he was ready for just that.

    December 22, 2018
  • Shutdown if Senate does not approve border wall funding: Donald Trump

    Shutdown if Senate does not approve border wall funding: Donald Trump

    Trump instructed Senator Mitch McConnell to fight “the Wall and Border Security as hard as he fought for anything”.

    December 21, 2018
  • Threat of impeachment

    Threat of impeachment

    The midterm elections have ended in the US with an apparently confusing message: Republicans have gained more seats in the Senate, Democrats in the House. But the real message is unambiguous: President Trump’s unchallenged rule has ended. He could do so far whatever he wanted, for he had both chambers of Congress on his side, …

    November 20, 2018
  • Constitutionally perilous

    Constitutionally perilous

    Donald Trump’s counter-blast has astonished the United States of America and not the least because of its timing. And seldom in the country’s history has the presidency been mired in the kind of turmoil that it now contends with ~ two years after the presidential election and two days after the midterm convulsion. The Democrats’ …

    November 12, 2018
  • What US elections mean to India

    What US elections mean to India

    The mid-term election results in the United States this week show the end of one-party rule as the Democrats have recaptured the House of Representatives. All 435 seats in the House of Representatives, 35 of the 100 seats in the Senate and 36 of the 50 Governors were up for election. Both sides claimed victory. …

    November 11, 2018
  • USA: A time to build bridges

    USA: A time to build bridges

    As one of the most talked about and, perhaps, controversial US Midterm Elections comes to an end, the US, as a nation, remains where it was before the election started. That is at a crossroads, where the only good outcome would be for the two parties – Democrats and Republicans – to come together, talk …

    November 9, 2018