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  • Disunited America

    Disunited America

    When Congress was meeting on 6 January to certify Joe Biden’s victory, Trump and his advisers like Rudy Giuliani who considers it a “stolen election,” were inciting their supporters to march on Capitol Hill. Giuliani advised them to engage in ‘combat’.

    January 10, 2021
  • ‘Beautiful sight’: China’s internet erupts in mirth at US’s troubled democracy

    ‘Beautiful sight’: China’s internet erupts in mirth at US’s troubled democracy

    Global Times tweeted side-by-side photo comparisons of Hong Kong protesters occupying the city's Legislative Council Complex in July 2019 with Wednesday's Washington riots.

    January 7, 2021
  • Trump rebuffed

    Trump rebuffed

    While the President has the power to veto a Bill passed by Congress, a two-thirds majority in each house of the bicameral legislature can override this. The Democrat-dominated House of Representatives had already overturned the veto.

    January 4, 2021
  • Battle for Senate

    Battle for Senate

    The importance of these contests, which will be decided before 20 January when the inaugural takes place, is that they will determine who controls the Senate. A Republican win will mean that the Joe Biden presidency will be hobbled by a potentially obstructionist Congress.

    December 7, 2020
  • Not letting go

    Not letting go

    Mr Trump and his supporters may like to believe that they are victims of an electoral swindle, and while they are entitled to take their grievances about fraud to appropriate courts, it could not have escaped their attention that a difference overall of more than five million votes between the two candidates could not only have been conjured up through deceit.

    November 12, 2020
  • Blaming doctors

    Blaming doctors

    The controversy erupts even as the United States continues to report high numbers of infections and death ~ with more than 90,000 positive diagnoses and more than 900 deaths on Friday. Medical professionals ~ an estimated 16 million of them across the country ~ will be incensed at Mr Trump’s allegation for as the AMA statement noted “physicians, nurses, and frontline health care workers have risked their health, their safety and their lives to treat their patients and defeat a deadly virus.”

    November 1, 2020
  • Fault lines

    Fault lines

    The consequences of President Trump’s cavalier approach to safety protocols have already visited the White House, making the world’s most powerful office-cum-residence its most prominent containment zone.

    October 8, 2020
  • ‘Don’t be afraid of Covid’: Trump returns to White House, removes mask

    ‘Don’t be afraid of Covid’: Trump returns to White House, removes mask

    In a briefing from the hospital, presidential physician Sean Conley said Trump is 'back' but also said he would not be 'entirely out of the woods' for another week.

    October 6, 2020
  • Vaccine rhetoric

    Vaccine rhetoric

    Donald Trump has accused the Democrats of “disparaging the vaccine for political gain”.

    September 10, 2020
  • Democratic party urges US govt to reverse its order barring international students

    Democratic party urges US govt to reverse its order barring international students

    In its July 6 order, the ICE declared that non-immigrant F-1 and M-1 students attending schools operating entirely online or taking only online courses will not be permitted to take a full course load and remain in the United States.

    July 10, 2020
  • ‘Worst President’: Trump’s July 4 celebration amidst pandemic provokes fury

    ‘Worst President’: Trump’s July 4 celebration amidst pandemic provokes fury

    The billionaire real estate mogul-turned-president, who has seemingly turned a blind eye to the shocking increase in the number of virus cases in many US states, has been openly exuberant about the Rushmore event.

    July 3, 2020
  • Suspension of H1B visas ‘short-sighted’ decision, threatens scholarly engagement: Harvard University

    Suspension of H1B visas ‘short-sighted’ decision, threatens scholarly engagement: Harvard University

    The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.

    June 26, 2020
  • Trump’s move on immigration visas will hurt United States: Indian-American Trade Group

    Trump’s move on immigration visas will hurt United States: Indian-American Trade Group

    US President Trump had earlier this week issued an order to suspend issuing of H-1B visas, popular among Indian IT professionals, along with other foreign work visas for the rest of the year.

    June 25, 2020
  • US President assures help to India on recent border tensions with China

    US President assures help to India on recent border tensions with China

    As many as 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a fierce clash against China's People's Liberation Army at Galwan Valley in Ladakh early this week.

    June 21, 2020
  • George Floyd protests: Trump to put Antifa activist group on terror list

    George Floyd protests: Trump to put Antifa activist group on terror list

    Antifa follows far-left ideologies such as anti-capitalism and take up causes such as LGBTQ and indigenous rights. The term Antifa is short for anti-fascist.

    June 1, 2020
  • Namaste Trump event responsible for COVID-19 cases in Gujarat, Mumbai: Sanjay Raut

    Namaste Trump event responsible for COVID-19 cases in Gujarat, Mumbai: Sanjay Raut

    The executive editor of Dainik Saamana also criticised BJP for its attempts to destabilise the Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra amidst pandemic.

    May 31, 2020
  • US President Donald Trump gets fact-checked by Twitter for the first time

    US President Donald Trump gets fact-checked by Twitter for the first time

    Trump was quick to react to this development as he tweeted, 'Twitter is completely stifling FREE SPEECH, and I, as President, will not allow it to happen!'

    May 27, 2020