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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 s...

Will Strengthen Congress In UP, No alliances: Jyotiraditya Scindia

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"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.....
22:00 2019-07-11

Unkindest Cut? Congress's Jyotiraditya Scindia Backs Centre On Kashmir Senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia became the surprise addition today to the list of party leaders openly backing the government on its decision to end special status for Jammu and Kashmir......
19:00 2019-08-06

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

Jyotiraditya Scindia, Milind Deora Quit Amid Congress Leadership Turmoil Congress general secretary Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday resigned from his post over party's crushing defeat in the Lok Sabha elections. His resignation came barely hours after party's Mumbai unit......
14:00 2019-07-07

Jyotiraditya Scindia Concedes Defeat In Guna, His Constituency Since 2002 Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia today conceded defeat in Guna in Madhya Pradesh, his constituency for four terms and a stronghold of his family....
18:34 2019-05-23

Heated Exchange Between Kamal Nath, Jyotiraditya Scindia Loyalist A cabinet meeting in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday witnessed a heated exchange between Chief Minister Kamal Nath and Food Minister Pradyumna Singh Tomar, who is a loyalist of party general secretary......
20:51 2019-06-20

Madhya Pradesh Man Gets Jyotiraditya Scindia's Image Tattooed On Chest Former Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia may have lost the parliamentary elections but there is no shortage of enthusiasm among his fans. In a bizarre incident, a fan not only got the Congress......
17:34 2019-06-10

"Jyotiraditya Scindia For Chief" Poster Appears, Then Vanishes In Bhopal A poster demanding that Jyotiraditya Scindia be made Congress president after Rahul Gandhi's resignation was seen outside the Madhya Pradesh Congress office in Bhopal for a few hours on Monday......
20:00 2019-07-08

Priyanka Gandhi, Jyotiraditya Scindia To Hold Poll Result Review Meets Congress general secretaries Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Jyotiraditya Scindia will meet party leaders on Tuesday to discuss the party's rout in the Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh....
17:34 2019-06-10

Putin uses G-20 to strengthen alliances, soothe tensions OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is using a series of talks with global leaders at the Group of 20 summit to strengthen old alliances and try to soothe tensions with rivals....
15:17 2019-06-28

Family Members of Boeing 737 Max Crash Victims Tell Congress to Strengthen FAA Safety Oversight Two men who lost family members in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet called on legislators to change Federal Aviation Administration procedures that let company employees perform s...
19:51 2019-07-17

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U.S. interests, writes Mukesh Aghi, president and CE...
20:34 2019-06-28

VW to deepen alliances with battery suppliers for electric push Volkswagen will create joint ventures and help finance battery production to persuade skeptical cell suppliers to back its aggressive push for mass producing electric vehicles, board member Stefan So...
11:51 2019-07-08

VW will deepen alliances with battery suppliers for electric push Volkswagen has not been able to build as many electric cars as it wanted to because of a battery supply crunch so it will help to finance production by suppliers to back its aggressive push for mass p...
14:34 2019-07-08

Factbox: Auto industry consolidation - mega-mergers and alliances Italian-American carmaker Fiat Chrysler on Monday proposed a merger of equals with France's Renault in a deal that could create the world's third-biggest carmaker and trigger a fresh round of industry...
16:51 2019-05-27

Joe Biden to seek greater involvement in global alliances as president Former Vice President Joe Biden called for greater U.S. involvement in global alliances Thursday in a New York City speech criticizing President Donald Trump's "America First" approach to foreign poli...
05:34 2019-07-12

Germany to support three battery cell alliances: economy minister Germany will award to three consortiums 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) in funding it earmarked last year to support domestic battery cell production, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier told Reuters, par...
20:51 2019-06-18

Trump's Trade Levers Test Long-Term U.S. Alliances President Trump’s trade moves against Mexico and others may serve the U.S. interest in the short term, but over time they likely will weaken ties between Washington and its allies and the security and...
21:17 2019-06-03

How to strengthen your knee People can do many exercises to strengthen their knees, which can relieve pain and reduce the risk of injury. These exercises include leg lifts, hamstring curls, and wall squats. Learn more about how ...
04:00 2019-07-20

Trump says he wants to strengthen gun background checks President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he wanted to strengthen background checks for gun purchases, a policy response to two recent mass shootings that was notably absent from proposals he put befor...
20:34 2019-08-07

Curry's NBA Finals MVP odds strengthen He wasn't the highest scorer on his own team in Game 2, but Stephen Curry's odds to win the Most Valuable Player award in the 2019 NBA Finals strengthened after the Golden State Warriors evened the se...
05:34 2019-06-04

U.S. Government Bonds Strengthen Ahead of Fed Decision U.S. Treasury prices edged higher Wednesday after new data pointed to a slowdown in Midwest business activity while traders awaited the conclusion of the Federal Reserve’s two-day policy meeting....
18:00 2019-07-31

How winning gives Yankees options to strengthen rotation The need for quality creates pressure. The need for quantity creates opportunity. The Yankees, already owning quality, can settle for quantity — so far, at least — in their quest to improve their star...
05:17 2019-05-29

Biden unveils plan to strengthen ObamaCare Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden unveiled a plan on Monday to bolster ObamaCare by protecting people with pre-existing conditions, ​adding a “public option” like Medicare and us...
21:34 2019-07-15

E.U. Leaders Fail to Strengthen Climate Target A proposal to reduce the 28-country bloc's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050 failed when eastern countries that are heavily dependant on coal raised objections....
23:51 2019-06-20

British PM May urges successor to strengthen the union of nations Prime Minister Theresa May will urge her successor on Thursday to strengthen the bonds between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, in a veiled criticism of those in her party who are widely...
01:17 2019-07-04

Germany keen to strengthen relations with Latin America German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has told DW that he wants to boost ties with countries in Latin America. His comments come ahead of a Latin America conference in Berlin at the end of May....
13:34 2019-05-24

Iran's Green Movement: Why US policies strengthen the regime Ten years ago, the Green Movement not only challenged the Iranian regime but also Washington's Middle East policies. Now, Trump's policies have emboldened Iranian hard-liners and cornered reformists e...
12:00 2019-06-14

Xi’s NKorea visit a chance to strengthen ties, influence US In the highly formalized world of China-North Korea relations, Xi Jinping’s trip to Pyongyang may also yield outcomes that could influence both countries’ relations with the U.S....
07:51 2019-06-20

Bundesliga transfers: where should the Champions League clubs look to strengthen? The transfer window may be just getting started, but the Bundesliga’s Champions League participants have already been busy. DW’s Ed McCambridge takes a look at where each club should go from here....
23:17 2019-07-09

U.S. markets rebound after China moves to strengthen yuan U.S. markets rebounded a bit Tuesday, restoring some of the losses a day after its worst-performing session of the year that most analysts linked to the ongoing U.S.-China trade conflict....
02:34 2019-08-07

China, North Korea look to strengthen ties amid US disputes Chinese President Xi Jinping meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this week looking to strengthen their sometimes shaky bond at a time when both are locked in dispute with the United States — Xi over...
06:17 2019-06-19

Firefox's latest privacy updates strengthen tracking protection Firefox is rolling out an "Enhanced Tracking Protection" feature today that will block a list of over a thousand third-party trackers compiled by Disconnect, an open-source anti-tracking tool. New use...
22:51 2019-06-04

Picture exclusive: West Ham strengthen ties to past with kit launch West Ham may have left their Upton Park roots when they moved to the London Stadium, but the Hammers are strengthening their connection to the past with their kit for the new season....
14:51 2019-05-30

Xi, Modi, Putin seek to strengthen multilateral world order The meeting between Indian PM Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the G20 summit reinforces the multilateral nature of the world today,...
00:17 2019-07-02

Analysis: Softer Labor Market Could Strengthen Case for Rate Cut May employment report adds to signs the U.S. economy was cooling even before the recent escalation in trade tensions—which could make it easier for Federal Reserve officials to justify an interest rat...
17:17 2019-06-07

Government To Strengthen POCSO Act, Set Up Fast Track Courts: Minister The Centre will soon set up fast track courts to clear the pending 1.6 lakh cases of crime against children and further strengthen the POCSO act with stringent penal provisions, Minister of State for....
05:01 2019-07-18

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......
00:00 2019-05-27

Peter Sagan sprints to Stage 5 win to strengthen hold on green jersey "Slovakian sensation Peter Sagan roared to Stage 5 glory in Colmar to extend his lead in the green jersey competition by beating Belgium’s Wout Van Aert and Italy’s Matteo Trentin in a reduced bunch s...
21:17 2019-07-10

‘My stock goes up every time he attacks me’: Pelosi says Trump’s criticisms strengthen her politically Appearing at a conference, the House speaker also said that “not even close” to a majority of Democrats favor launching impeachment proceedings against the president....
19:34 2019-06-11

Albany leaders strike deal to strengthen rent protections for tenants State lawmakers struck a deal Tuesday to overhaul and strengthen the laws that set the rents in nearly 1 million New York City apartments, backing reforms that would make it harder for landlords to ra...
23:00 2019-06-11

Bill To Strengthen Anti-Terror Agency NIA Passed By Rajya Sabha The Rajya Sabha passed a legislation to strengthenanti-terror agency National Investigation Agency (NIA) through a voice vote today, two days after it was approved by the Lok Sabha amidobjections by.....
16:00 2019-07-17

Tropical depression forecast to form along Gulf Coast this week, could strengthen into hurricane The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that there's an 80% chance a tropical depression will form this week in the Gulf of Mexico.        ...
22:17 2019-07-09

Tropical depression forecast to form in Gulf of Mexico this week, could strengthen into hurricane After several quiet weeks, a tropical system could form within the next few days in the Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said.        ...
00:00 2019-07-09

"Will Revive Congress": Pune Man Wants To Be Next Congress Chief While the Congress is yet to decide on its new president after Rahul Gandhi made his resignation public, a 28-year-old electronics engineer from Pune has expressed his desire to apply for the post....
07:00 2019-07-22

South Korea's central bank holds rates steady but trade woes strengthen calls to cut South Korea's central bank kept monetary policy unchanged on Friday but a split vote in the decision provided a firm signal the bank was shifting to a dovish footing as the intensifying Sino-U.S....
12:00 2019-05-31

‘The green economy is the future,’ UN chief says in Beijing, urging climate solutions that strengthen economies, protect the environment Winning the race against climate change to keep our planet livable and on a healthy trajectory requires action rooted in sustainable solutions aligned with the Paris Agreement and the UN-driven 2030 A...
17:17 2019-05-21

India, China Sign 4 Agreements To Strengthen People-To-People Ties India and China on Monday signed four agreements to strengthen cultural and people-to-people ties. The agreements were signed after External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart.....
16:34 2019-08-12

CBOE Holdings Agrees to Acquire Bats Global Markets to Strengthen CBOE Holdings' Global Position in Innovative Tradable Products and Services, and Achieve Meaningful Cost and Operational Efficiencies CHICAGO and KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 26, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Bats Global Markets, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement, which has been approv...
11:17 2019-05-22

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 20...
15:17 2019-05-21

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 report...
00:34 2019-05-22

Congress is ready to try again on AV legislation House and Senate leaders are seeking input from a broad swath of stakeholders to help formulate a self-driving vehicle bill that addresses everything from access for people with disabilities to cybers...
10:34 2019-08-10

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 d...
16:17 2019-06-20

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 th...
21:51 2019-06-06

Congress is considering big changes to the way you retire. Here's what could make the cut The House of Representatives has put forward legislation targeting retirement rules, Social Security, multi-employer pensions and Medicare. Here's what the changes would mean for your bottom line...
18:34 2019-08-10

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 l...
15:17 2019-07-17

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....
05:01 2019-07-10

"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......
07:17 2019-06-23

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, d...
18:51 2019-05-25

Will Hurd says he’s leaving Congress to help GOP become more diverse Texas Congressman Will Hurd denied that his bombshell announcement last week that he plans to retire was a sign that he is concerned about his reelection prospects in an increasingly competitive distr...
21:17 2019-08-04

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 "dirt...
14:17 2019-06-03

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....
05:51 2019-06-06

Explainer: What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any such effort to remove him from office would begin, div...
07:17 2019-07-23

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....
22:17 2019-06-12

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

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 hea...
23:17 2019-06-13

Robert Mueller testifies before US Congress Robert Mueller answered questions from US lawmakers about the two-year investigation into whether the campaign of US President Donald Trump colluded with Russia....
16:17 2019-07-24

Live Blog: Mr. Mueller Goes to Congress Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller is having his day in the hot seat today before two House committees, where he will face questions about his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election a...
20:17 2019-07-24

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

Maharashtra BJP Chief Says "Lot Of Congress, NCP Resignations" Soon Some Congress and NCP lawmakers will resign and join the BJP within a week or 10 days, the BJP's newly-appointed Maharashtra unit chief Chandrakant Patil claimed on Thursday....
15:51 2019-07-18

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...
19:51 2019-06-05

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....
19:51 2019-06-11

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...
15:34 2019-06-06

Congress challenged by funding emergency at the border WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has only a few weeks to advance an emergency funding bill to deal with the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border, creating a time crunch that has lawmakers o...
00:34 2019-06-06

Not Much Difference Between Jungle Rule And UP Law And Order: Congress The Congress today hit out at the Uttar Pradesh government over the killing of the state Bar Council president, saying there was not much difference between "jungle rule" and law and order in the......
12:51 2019-06-13

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

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....
23:17 2019-06-05

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....
00:34 2019-06-12

12 Of 18 Congress Legislators In Telangana On Flight Path To KCR The misery of the Congress deepened today with the latest pain point emerging as Telangana, where 12 of its 18 state legislators appear to be on a flight path to Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and...
14:51 2019-06-06

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...
19:51 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 ...
10:17 2019-06-05

"Rahul Gandhi Like Jawaharlal Nehru, Congress Needs Him," Says DMK The DMK today likened Congress president Rahul Gandhi to his great-grandfather, Jawaharlal Nehru, claiming that the country's oldest political party sorely needs a politician with "liberal ideological...
16:17 2019-05-31

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....
02:51 2019-07-07

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 ...
19:34 2019-06-16

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 wa...
01:00 2019-06-22

Nadler says he’ll call on Mueller to testify before Congress WASHINGTON – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said Friday that he will call Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify before Congress, explaining that television viewers needed ...
20:51 2019-05-31

‘Cinderella’ film feted at Library of Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — The Library of Congress is celebrating the Disney film “Cinderella.” The Thursday evening event featured a costumed princess character, who descended the library steps to...
17:34 2019-06-21

"Look Forward To Working With You": Congress Compliments PM's New Cabinet As the members of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new cabinet were being sworn in at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the Congress today sent out a tweet complimenting the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance.....
21:00 2019-05-30

Congress may actually get something done – and give a boost to retirement plans The Senate is considering the Secure Act – which could benefit employees and employers – after it passed the House resoundinglyA few months ago I wrote about how a bill that could have a big impact on...
22:17 2019-06-27

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

"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).....
20:51 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.       ...
19:01 2019-06-20

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 ro...
09:00 2019-06-20

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....
20:01 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....
23:51 2019-06-19

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....
03:17 2019-07-02

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 dow...
20:34 2019-05-29

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, Immigran...
14:17 2019-06-29

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 Rep...
01:17 2019-07-18

California data-privacy law may become the model for Congress With no framework yet for a federal privacy law, states that took the initiative to regulate online firms' use of personal data may end up providing models for Congress....
06:17 2019-07-22

Pakistan's $125M request for F-16 support to go to U.S. Congress A proposed $125 million contract to support Pakistan's F-16 fighter fleet has been approved by the U.S. State Department, which has notified Congress of the deal, the Defense Security Cooperation Agen...
19:51 2019-07-31

Here are the lawmakers who are not seeking reelection to Congress in 2020 The battle for control of Congress is more than a year away but some lawmakers are already deciding not to run for reelection, setting up a few potentially interesting campaigns in the 2020 election....
05:51 2019-08-02

Republican Members of Congress Are Dropping Like Flies The GOP is hoping it’ll win back the House next year, but the steady stream of members fleeing the House isn’t exactly a sign of great confidence....
21:00 2019-08-02

Priyanka Gandhi Turns Down Congress Top Job. There Are 7 More Names Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has turned down requests to take over as Congress president, a role that her brother Rahul Gandhi relinquished after the party's national election debacle in May....
16:17 2019-07-24

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 pick...
09:17 2019-05-23

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....
00:34 2019-05-22

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 prom...
04:34 2019-05-22

U.S. Congress weighs response after 2 mass shootings Democrats demanded quick approval of gun-control legislation — some of it already passed by the House — while Republicans looked elsewhere for answers, focusing on mental health and violent video game...
13:00 2019-08-06

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 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 com...
15:17 2019-07-17

Why This Weekend’s Tragedies Probably Still Won’t Be Enough to Push Congress to Act on Gun Control Shootings in Texas and Ohio that left over 30 people dead this past weekend have left the country reeling and crying out for a solution. But lawmakers in Washington have so far been unable to unify ar...
01:17 2019-08-06

Priyanka Gandhi Misses The Mark, Congress Down To 1 Out Of 80 In UP Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's debut as the Congress general secretary was meant to be a lifeline for the party in Uttar Pradesh, a state that contributed to its most glorious days and gave it many prime......
16:51 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 ...
21:51 2019-05-23

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

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....
20:00 2019-07-13

What’s on the table as Congress weighs action on guns The latest wave of mass shootings is fueling a new push to curb gun violence — but it’s not clear what, if anything, can get passed by a divided Congress and signed into law by President Donald Trump....
12:34 2019-08-12

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...
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 entir...
19:51 2019-07-10

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....
02:00 2019-05-25

Gun control protests across the US demand action from Congress The "Recess Rallies" are calling on Congress to end the country's hundreds of mass shootings every year. House Democrats plan to end the summer break early to begin work on gun legislation....
13:00 2019-08-18

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....
17:00 2019-07-10

Mueller sometimes stumbles in high-stakes Q&A in Congress When Robert Mueller finally appeared in public on Wednesday to defend his investigation of President Donald Trump, he often struggled with questions and, hours into a long session with U.S. lawmakers,...
00:00 2019-07-25

Day After Karnataka, 2 BJP Lawmakers Vote With A Congress Government Two BJP legislators voted in favour of a bill of the Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh today. It was a quirky reverse for the party, whose leader, hours ago, spoke of bringing down the......
16:17 2019-07-24

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...
05:34 2019-06-04

10 Of 15 Legislators Split From Congress In Goa, Set To Join BJP: Reports After Karnataka, there's further trouble for the Congress in Goa. 10 of the party's 15 legislators in Goa today split from the party and are set to join the BJP, according to reports....
17:00 2019-07-10

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

"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......
13:51 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......
13:51 2019-07-12

12 Congress Lawmakers Joined TRS As Per Constitutional Norms: KCR Dismissing the Congress's criticism about merger of 12 party lawmakers with the ruling TRS, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday said it happened as per constitutional provisions....
22:34 2019-07-18

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 fr...
10:34 2019-07-16

Regulator to Press Congress to Act on Mortgage-Finance Revamp 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....
15:00 2019-06-12

MLS star calls out Congress on gun violence after scoring goal WASHINGTON — Alejandro Bedoya made a statement about gun violence in the nation’s capital. After scoring the opening goal in the Philadelphia Union’s 5-1 victory over D.C. United on Sunday...
05:00 2019-08-05

Congress seeks to jump-start stalled AV bill The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers -- which represents General Motors, Volkswagen Group, Toyota Motor Corp. and others -- praised the announcement and urged Congress to move quickly. ...
18:34 2019-07-31

Marchant becomes latest Texas Republican to retire from Congress Rep. Kenny Marchant (R-Texas) announced Monday he will not seek reelection next year, adding another member to the rapidly growing House GOP retirement list and opening a newly competitive Dallas-area...
16:51 2019-08-05

Congress, UPA Allies To Support Om Birla's Nomination As Speaker The Congress and other UPA allies have decided to support BJP candidate Om Birla for the post of Lok Sabha Speaker, party leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said on Tuesday, but remained silent on the......
21:01 2019-06-18

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 en...
02:00 2019-06-17

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

"Homecoming" Say Madhya Pradesh BJP Men After Voting For Congress Bill Two legislators of Madhya Pradesh's opposition BJP, who voted in favour of an amendment bill along with the 120 ruling Congress and allied legislators in the state assembly on Wednesday, are old......
00:01 2019-07-25

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 impe...
02:17 2019-06-16

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...
06:17 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

Elijah Cummings calls on Congress to cancel recess Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, the chairman of the influential House Oversight Committee, called on Congress on Wednesday to cancel the remainder of the August recess to work on gun cont...
14:34 2019-08-08

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 t...
07:51 2019-06-09

"Criminals Better Than Colleagues": Jharkhand Congress Chief Resigns Jharkhand Pradesh Congress chief Ajoy Kumar quit his post on Friday, accusing some colleagues of indulging in corrupt practices and promoting their own interests over the party's and said "worst......
05:00 2019-08-10

Gun Safety Measures Have Momentum Right Now. That May Change Before Congress Comes Back The pattern is now all too familiar. A mass shooting prompts calls for stricter gun safety measures. Gun safety advocates demand action, while gun owners raise alarms. Politicians make promises they k...
21:34 2019-08-12

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 w...
04:00 2019-06-07

"Congress In Confusion": Prakash Javadekar On Centre's J&K Move The Congress is speaking in different voices on the special status of Jammu and Kashmir because of its "frustration, despair and directionless politics", Union minister Prakash Javadekar said on......
11:34 2019-08-13

Trump touts possible Curt Schilling bid for Congress: 'Terrific!' President Trump touted former pitcher Curt Schilling on Tuesday after he announced he was “absolutely considering” running for Congress as a Republican in Arizona....
15:34 2019-08-13

There Is No Place For Old Timers In Trinamool Congress: Sovan Chatterjee Sovan Chatterjee, who has switched over to BJP from Trinamool Congress, on Saturday criticised TMC no longer being a party of old timers and for deviating from the principles of parliamentary......
01:00 2019-08-18

Daily on Healthcare: Congress considers ‘red flag’ legislation Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
01:34 2019-08-08

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 l...
04:17 2019-06-12

DOJ agrees to share key Mueller report evidence with Congress The chair of the House Judiciary Committee said Monday that the Justice Department agreed to hand over key evidence about possible obstruction of justice by President Trump. “The Department of Justice...
00:51 2019-06-11

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"....
00:17 2019-07-10

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....
02:17 2019-06-12

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....
22:51 2019-06-11

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 Congres...
22:51 2019-06-11

Late night slams Congress for inaction on gun violence See what all of the late night hosts, from Stephen Colbert to Jimmy Kimmel, had to say about gun violence in America in the wake of the shootings in El Paso and Dayton....
23:34 2019-08-06

‘Red Flag’ Gun Control Bills Pick Up Momentum With G.O.P. in Congress Republicans, seeking a response to this weekend’s massacres, are coalescing around such bills to help law enforcement take guns from those who pose an imminent danger....
07:34 2019-08-07

Owner of forum used by white supremacists summoned to Congress The owner of an online message board used by far-right extremists and white supremacists has been summoned to testify to the US Congress after the forum was linked to a mass shooting in Texas....
14:34 2019-08-07

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 th...
17:51 2019-06-11

Rahul Gandhi, On Next Congress Chief, Says "Not Involved In That Process" Congress's Rahul Gandhi, who decided to step down from the position of the party chief after the abysmal performance in the Lok Sabha election, made it clear today that he is sticking to his resolve.....
11:34 2019-06-20

Congress Questions "Intelligence Failure" After Terror Attacks In J&K The Congress hit out at the Centre over the deaths of soldiers in recent terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, saying the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government will have to answer for the......
14:00 2019-06-19

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

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 t...
13:51 2019-07-03

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 st...
09:51 2019-07-02

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....
06:17 2019-07-15

President Trump to the Fab Freshman of Congress: Go Back to Your Country If the migrant concentration camps weren’t enough to show you exactly where the president of people who support migrant concentration camps stands, his comments about the fabulous freshmen women of Co...
07:17 2019-07-15

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 Ho...
11:17 2019-07-10

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.....
08:00 2019-06-30

‘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, ...
23:34 2019-06-29

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....
22:00 2019-06-29

Rahul Gandhi Drops "President, Congress" From Twitter Bio. Now Says This Rahul Gandhi has removed his designation "President, Indian National Congress" from his Twitter profile after he shared an open letter in which he listed reasons for his resignation as the party......
17:51 2019-07-03

3 Goa Congress Lawmakers Who Switched To BJP Will Be Made Ministers Today Three of the 10 Congress lawmakers in Goa who switched to the BJP earlier this week will find a place in the cabinet as Chief Minister Pramod Sawant readies to induct four new ministers today.......
11:34 2019-07-13

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,...
05:00 2019-07-04

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,...
01:00 2019-07-10

12 Congress Legislators Skip Party Meet In Bengaluru Karnataka's year-old Congress-Janata Dal coalition government is on life support after yet another Independent lawmaker quit and pledged support to the BJP, taking the total number of resignations......
10:17 2019-07-09

'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 ...
02:17 2019-07-11

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......
22:00 2019-07-11

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......
20:00 2019-07-08

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....
17:34 2019-07-12

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....
20:51 2019-07-06

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

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 rest...
19:17 2019-07-16

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 R...
17:17 2019-06-29

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 regul...
23:00 2019-07-16

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......
17:34 2019-07-20

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....
20:51 2019-06-20

BJP's VK Malhotra Remembers Sheila Dikshit's Loyalty To Congress At a time when leaders switch sides every now and then, former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who died on Saturday, remained committed to Congress throughout her life, said BJP veteran Vijay......
06:51 2019-07-21

Explainer: Send him back? What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any such effort to remove him from office would begin, div...
13:17 2019-07-22

Rahul Is And Will Remain Captain Of Congress: Ashok Gehlot Denying any leadership crisis in the Congress, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday said that Rahul Gandhi is still the captain of the party and will remain so in future....
16:51 2019-07-22

Congress Blames BJP Horse Trading For Karnataka Loss The Congress, which lost one more state under its belt today as the Karnataka government crashed in the trust vote in the state assembly, said it was the result of the "unscrupulous political horse......
19:34 2019-07-23

Taciturn Mueller faces U.S. Congress on probe of Trump When Robert Mueller was leading a U.S. Marine Corps platoon in combat in Vietnam, Donald Trump was finishing college and about to go to work for his father, a New York City landlord, having received m...
12:17 2019-07-24

Watch live: Robert Mueller testifies before Congress Robert Mueller arrived on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to begin a marathon day of testifying before two House panels about the report on his two-year investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 p...
15:17 2019-07-24

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.....
15:17 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...
20:34 2019-07-18

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......
20:34 2019-07-18

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......
07:34 2019-06-28

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 curb...
15:17 2019-07-17

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...
20:51 2019-07-17

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....
18:34 2019-06-27

"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......
17:17 2019-06-23

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 fo...
04:00 2019-07-18

‘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....
09:17 2019-07-18

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...
23:00 2019-07-08

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 legisl...
06:34 2019-06-06

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....
05:34 2019-06-06

Gandhi Family Alone Can Keep Party Intact, Says Congress Leader The stepping aside of the Gandhi family from the leadership role in the Congress following its debacle in the Lok Sabha elections is not a solution, a senior party leader said Friday, hinting that......
14:51 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....
01:17 2019-05-23

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

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....
22:34 2019-06-03

"Congress Has Lost Its Way": Haryana's BS Hooda Backs BJP On Kashmir Congress's Haryana stalwart Bhupinder Singh Hooda raised eyebrows today by declaring support for the government's move to end special status for Jammu and Kashmir, deviating from the party line ahead....
15:00 2019-08-18

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

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 backsea...
23:17 2019-05-23

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.....
13:51 2019-06-04

Congress Won't Let Rahul Gandhi Go, Won't Listen to Him: Sheila Dikshit The Congress will not let go of Rahul Gandhi, said its Delhi chief Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday as the party president remained firm on quitting over the national election rout and refused to meet any......
18:51 2019-05-28

Mueller says he could not charge Trump as Congress weighs impeachment U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump but he did no...
02:00 2019-05-30

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....
10:34 2019-06-01

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....
08:17 2019-05-24

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....
03:34 2019-06-04

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...
07:34 2019-05-27

Congress Reverses Order On No TV Debates For A Month But Only For Kerala A day after the Congress leadership issued a month-long nationwide ban on its leaders taking part in television debates, the crisis-ridden opposition party has reversed the decision - but only for......
15:17 2019-05-30

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

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 investigatin...
22:34 2019-05-27

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,....
23:17 2019-06-05

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....
08:51 2019-05-23

"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......
00:51 2019-05-30

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 prom...
06:51 2019-05-22

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...
02:34 2019-06-05

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....
05:51 2019-05-30

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....
08:17 2019-05-24

Party Headed By BR Ambedkar's Grandson Files Complaint Against Congress The Republican Sena has approached the Delhi Police complaining that some people tried to spread rumours that its party President Anandraj Ambedkar, grandson of BR Ambedkar, joined the Congress ahead....
10:17 2019-06-19

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....
14:51 2019-05-24

Gangster's Wife, Help Arrested For Congress's Vikas Chaudhary's Murder The wife and servant of a gangster in Haryana have been arrested in connection with the murder case of a Congress leader in Faridabad. Police says they provided weapons to two of the accused who shot....
13:34 2019-06-29

Opinion: Goal celebration that demanded Congress act against gun violence was patriotism at its best Alejandro Bedoya used his goal celebration to demand Congress 'do something' amid a rash of mass shootings in the United States.       ...
20:17 2019-08-05

"Headless Congress Is Brainless": Minister On Adhir Chowdhury's Remark Hitting out at the Congress over its leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury's Kashmir remarks in the Lok Sabha, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday said "headless Congress" has now also become......
15:00 2019-08-06

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....
08:00 2019-06-30

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 as...
00:51 2019-05-22

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 C...
00:34 2019-05-22

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,.....
22:00 2019-06-29

| 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

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....
00:51 2019-05-30

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 ...
16:51 2019-06-29

"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....
12:34 2019-06-28

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....
04:51 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

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....
04:51 2019-06-21

8chan owner Jim Watkins called to testify before Congress after shootings Online message board 8chan’s fortunes worsened on Tuesday, as the site was once again made homeless by a technical services provider and its owner was called to testify before the US Congress after 8c...
14:34 2019-08-07

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....
18:17 2019-06-01

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......
20:51 2019-06-20

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 ...
04:34 2019-05-24

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....
01:00 2019-07-17

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 curb...
12:51 2019-07-17

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 ...
22:17 2019-06-02

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 wou...
21:00 2019-07-16

Scam robocalls are even fooling hospitals. Here’s how Congress can make that can stop Your heart races as your cellphone on the bedside table comes alive and wakes you in the middle of the night. Through blurry eyes, you see the number flash across your screen and recognize it instantl...
12:34 2019-08-07

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....
18:34 2019-05-31

Defying Congress, Trump administration looks to shift billions in foreign aid President Donald Trump's administration has ordered a review of foreign aid that critics fear could lead to sharp cuts in funds for global health, peacekeeping, narcotics control and other programs de...
03:34 2019-08-07

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......
03:34 2019-07-16

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 Presi...
15:51 2019-07-16

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 woul...
17:51 2019-07-16

YSR Congress Unlikely To Accept Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker's Post: Report The YSR Congress Party is unlikely to accept the post of Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha as it does not want to be seen aligned with the BJP-led ruling NDA until the Narendra Modi government fulfil its......
17:17 2019-06-23

On Syama Prasad Mookerjee's Death Anniversary, BJP Targets Congress The BJP today accused former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru of not investigating the death of Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee, despite requests from his family. The party's new working......
17:17 2019-06-23

Congress Slams UP Government Over Alleged Atrocities Against Women, Girls The Congress on Sunday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party government in Uttar Pradesh over alleged atrocities against women and girls, claiming that a "jungle raj-like eclipse" has been cast over law....
17:17 2019-06-23

Ocasio-Cortez slams ex-Congress members who take lobbyist jobs Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday took an apparent shot at Joe Crowley, the former congressman who took job with a high-profile Washington, DC, lobbying firm after she defeated him in a stunni...
22:17 2019-05-30

'Hey Congress, do something': Bedoya uses goal celebration to demand end to gun violence – video Philadelphia Union captain Alejandro Bedoya brought attention to this weekend’s mass shootings in Ohio and Texas when he called out Congress after scoring for his team in Washington DC.After Bedoya sc...
15:17 2019-08-05

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

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....
21:51 2019-06-30

Congress Working Committee Will Meet After Parliament Session: Spokesman The Congress Working Committee or CWC will meet after the current session of Parliament, the party said today as speculation deepens about who will take Rahul Gandhi's place as Congress President....
12:17 2019-08-01

Congress seeks briefing on potential threat to U.S. heparin supply Leaders of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday asked the Food and Drug Administration about the potential threat to the U.S. heparin supply due to the outbreak of African swine fev...
17:51 2019-07-31

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 Democ...
13:51 2019-05-28

"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....
12:00 2019-07-08

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....
13:51 2019-05-28

Inducted Into BJP, 10 Goa Congress Lawmakers To Meet Amit Shah Today Hours after 10 Goa Congress lawmakers split from the party and joined the BJP, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant late on Wednesday headed for the national capital, to introduce the newly inducted lawmakers...
07:34 2019-07-11

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 ...
15:00 2019-05-24

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....
15:34 2019-05-28

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......
13:17 2019-07-07

Congress Asked Sonia Gandhi To Be Temporary Chief. How She Responded The Congress, unravelling in several states after its national election debacle, has urged Sonia Gandhi to take charge as interim president to tide over the party's bleakest hour....
17:00 2019-07-11

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.....
18:51 2019-05-28

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....
07:17 2019-05-28

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, thi...
08:51 2019-05-22

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".....
00:00 2019-07-09

Trump says Congress should give 'notice' before requesting state tax return U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyers on Tuesday urged a judge to require a House of Representative panel to notify them "at least 14 days before" it makes a request for his New York state ta...
20:34 2019-07-31

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 hold...
23:51 2019-07-09

Judge rules NY can’t give Trump’s state tax returns to Congress — for now A federal judge on Thursday blocked New York from immediately turning over President Trump’s state tax returns to Congress. The order by Judge Carl Nichols, a Trump appointee, bars the state fro...
01:51 2019-08-02

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....
19:34 2019-07-10

Daily on Healthcare: 'Congress can fix this': Judges weigh striking down Obamacare Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
19:51 2019-07-10

Form Panel To Pick New Congress Chief: Janardan Dwivedi Veteran Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi on Tuesday suggested that Rahul Gandhi should form a committee for suggesting the name of the new Congress president....
12:34 2019-07-09

Trump Says US Congress Give "Notice" Before Requesting State Tax Return U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyers on Tuesday urged a judge to require a House of Representative panel to notify them "at least 14 days before" it makes a request for his New York state......
18:34 2019-07-31

"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"....
21:34 2019-07-10

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.), Ale...
02:51 2019-07-09

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.....
21:34 2019-07-10

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...
18:51 2019-07-06

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,.....
16:34 2019-07-06

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.”...
18:51 2019-07-03

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 effor...
18:34 2019-05-24

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

Alejandro Bedoya calls out Congress during MLS game over mass shootings Philadelphia Union captain makes statement after scoring goal29 were killed in mass shootings in US over the weekendPhiladelphia Union captain Alejandro Bedoya brought attention to this weekend’s mass...
15:17 2019-08-05

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...
17:34 2019-07-02

Navjot Singh Sidhu Meets Supporters, Says Not Quitting Congress After lying low for weeks following a change in his portfolio in the Punjab cabinet, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu is meeting his supporters again, telling them he remains with the......
16:17 2019-07-24

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....
05:01 2019-05-22

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.....
03:17 2019-07-02

‘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 ...
23:51 2019-05-29

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 unof...
23:17 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. ...
21:17 2019-05-24

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 day...
19:51 2019-07-03

MLS's Alejandro Bedoya calls out Congress over mass shootings during game Philadelphia Union captain makes statement after scoring goal29 were killed in mass shootings in US over the weekendPhiladelphia Union captain Alejandro Bedoya brought attention to this weekend’s mass...
07:17 2019-08-05

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

Melissa Mark-Viverito wants to replace Jose Serrano in Congress Months after finishing a distant third in her bid to become public advocate, former City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is now planning for a run for Congress, sources told The Post. Mark-Viver...
02:51 2019-08-03

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,.....
16:34 2019-07-04

Congress's Nitesh Rane Arrested For Leading 'Mud' Attack On Engineer Congress lawmaker Nitesh Rane was caught on camera attacking a government official with mud and slime on a highway near Mumbai on Thursday in an egregious display of political arrogance. Pummeled on.....
16:34 2019-07-04

Alejandro Bedoya Scores Goal, Calls For Congress To "End Gun Violence" During the goal celebration after he scored in today’s D.C. United-Philadelphia Union match, Union midfielder Alejandro Bedoya picked up a pitch-side microphone and said into it,“Hey Congress, do some...
06:34 2019-08-05

"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......
05:01 2019-07-04

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......
03:34 2019-05-29

"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

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"....
03:34 2019-05-29

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....
23:51 2019-07-03

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....
21:51 2019-06-30

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....
17:17 2019-06-03

Trump targets poorest legal immigrants in 'bid to bypass Congress' US President Donald Trump's administration is introducing a new rule which will prevent the country's poorest legal immigrants from gaining permanent residency....
02:34 2019-08-13

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....
14:00 2019-06-04

Mayawati Attacks Congress, Samajwadi Party Over Shootout In UP Village BSP president Mayawati on Tuesday took a swipe at the Congress and the Samajwadi Party after Priyanka Gandhi's visit to Sonbhadra, saying their leaders should "stop shedding crocodile tears" and......
04:00 2019-08-14

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 Judiciar...
02:17 2019-06-12

House chaplain prays to cast out ‘spirits of darkness’ from Congress At least he didn’t do an exorcism. After chaotic debates on Capitol Hill this week, the Chaplain of the House of Representatives on Thursday prayed to “cast out all spirits of darknessR...
07:34 2019-07-19

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...
03:34 2019-06-04

Trump Sues New York and Congress to Shield His State Tax Returns President Trump’s personal lawyers sued to block the House Ways and Means Committee chairman from obtaining his state tax returns under a recent New York State law....
03:51 2019-07-24

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 Dem...
23:51 2019-07-19

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 ratin...
06:51 2019-07-20

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 provi...
22:34 2019-06-11

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....
20:51 2019-06-04

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....
13:51 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 pro...
12:17 2019-06-04

Centre Must Take Action To Prevent Terror Attacks On Soldiers: Congress The Congress on Thursday urged the Modi government and intelligence agencies to take suitable action to prevent terror attacks in the future, a day after five Central Reserve Police Force or CRPF......
12:51 2019-06-13

Venezuela pro-Maduro legislature to assess early congress elections Venezuela's pro-government legislature on Monday agreed to create a commission to evaluate holding 2020 legislative elections early, which would create an opportunity for the government to reclaim con...
03:34 2019-08-13

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 Na...
19:34 2019-07-18

"Read Mahabharat Again": Congress To Rajinikanth On Praising PM-Amit Shah Congress in Tamil Nadu on Monday took potshots at superstar Rajinikanth for likening Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah to Lord Krishna and Arjuna and asked him to read the......
08:34 2019-08-13

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 Preside...
00:34 2019-06-13

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....
00:17 2019-06-13

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...
12:00 2019-06-04

"Rahul Gandhi Was, Is, Will Remain Congress President": Randeep Surjewala Weeks after Congress president Rahul Gandhi offered to step down from the post after his party's crushing loss in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections, leaders of the party insist on him......
16:17 2019-06-12

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....
15:00 2019-05-21

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...
08:51 2019-05-23

Yogi Adityanath Pins Conflict Over Land In UP Village On Congress Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today blamed the Congress for the shocking murder of 10 tribal farmers in a shootout over land in Sonbhadra district this week. The Chief Minister claimed....
16:51 2019-07-21

Non-Gandhi Congress Chief Will Cause Party To Split, Says Natwar Singh With the Congress leadership in limbo after the resignation of Rahul Gandhi, party veteran Natwar Singh today joined the chorus backing Priyanka Gandhi Vadra for the top post, adding that having a......
21:17 2019-07-21

"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....
01:00 2019-06-08

White House and Congress Near Deal on Spending, Debt Ceiling White House and congressional negotiators are closing in on terms for an agreement to set new spending levels and increase the government’s borrowing limit....
20:34 2019-07-22

"Good Time To Remember Nehru": Congress, BJP Spar Over Chandrayaan 2 The Congress on Monday said it deserved credit for the successful launch of the Chandrayaan 2, India's second moon mission, saying it was former prime minister Manmohan Singh who had approved the......
22:17 2019-07-22

Congress clears permanent funding for Sept. 11 victims fund The Senate cleared legislation Tuesday to permanently authorize a Sept. 11 victims compensation fund, rejecting GOP amendments to put limits on the funding and to pay for the measure, by a vote of 96-...
01:34 2019-07-24

U.S. Justice Department tells Mueller to limit testimony before Congress In back-to-back, nationally televised hearings before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees, Democrats are expected to try to get Mueller to focus his testimony on specific examples of Trump...
03:00 2019-07-23

Robert Mueller: 'damning and explosive' testimony expected before Congress Former special counsel will publicly detail ties between Russia, Trump and his potential efforts to obstruct justice in investigationAppearing before Congress on Wednesday, former special counsel Robe...
04:00 2019-07-23

Marijuana retailers ask Congress for financial reform, access to banks Owners of cannabis companies told a Senate committee Tuesday that they are forced by federal law to operate as cash-only businesses, making it difficult to pay taxes and creating safety concerns....
23:00 2019-07-23

Trump cites very good talks with Congress on debt ceiling U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that talks with Democrats and Republicans on raising the debt ceiling were going well and that it was important to take care of the military in any spending ...
20:51 2019-07-23

"Still A Democracy?": Priyanka Gandhi Slams "Arrest" Of Congress Leaders Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday slammed the centre over the alleged arrest of party leaders in Jammu and Kashmir, claiming that the ruling party was eroding the country's democratic....
01:00 2019-08-18

Drama Before Trust Vote: BJP, Congress Workers Clash Over 2 Independents Supporters of the Congress and the BJP came to blows as the workers ruling coalition attempted to take away two Independents to the state assembly ahead of the trust vote that the government is......
15:51 2019-07-23

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......
01:00 2019-06-08

Ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski says 'happy' to testify before Congress President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, said on Friday that he was "happy" to testify before the Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee as part of a congressional i...
02:00 2019-08-17

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 N...
03:34 2019-06-11

Congress sends Trump permanent renewal of 9/11 responders' compensation The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed and sent to President Donald Trump legislation authorizing permanent benefits for police, firefighters and other first responders suffering from illnesses and injurie...
01:51 2019-07-24

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

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......
05:34 2019-06-10

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&#...
02:51 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....
19:34 2019-06-09

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...
13:00 2019-06-05

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....
21:51 2019-06-08

Congress Considers Teaming Up With Prakash Ambedkar Party In Maharashtra The Congress in Maharashtra is considering a pre-poll tie up with Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar and Hyderabad politician Asaduddin Owaisi for the upcoming assembly elections. Mr Ambedkar, grandson of....
15:34 2019-06-08

PM Will Break Congress Record, BJP Will Be In Power Till 2047: Ram Madhav BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav lavished praise on PM Modi and the party at a rally in Tripura, claiming the BJP would end unemployment and hunger by 2022 and establish India as a "vishwa......
10:17 2019-06-08

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 Cred...
04:51 2019-06-06

"Very Difficult To Replace Rahul Gandhi": Congress's 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...
17:17 2019-06-03

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 Tr...
19:00 2019-06-19

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, Sen...
02:00 2019-06-19

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 ...
01:51 2019-06-04

Congress’s August recess turns into a political cudgel in gun debate Democrats want Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring the Senate back to vote on House-passed background check legislation, a request he has rejected....
13:00 2019-08-10

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

Congress-BJP Fight Over National Anthem At Jaipur Civic Body With the new Congress government in Rajasthan having suspended the practice of playing the national anthem and the national song at the Jaipur Municipal Corporation (JMC) headquarters, a war of words....
14:00 2019-06-19

UPDATE 2-Sullenberger tells Congress 737 MAX pilots should get new simulator training Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who in 2009 landed a US Airways flight safely on the Hudson River in New York, told a congressional panel on Wednesday that pilots of the now-grounded 737 MAX should get ...
18:17 2019-06-19

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

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

Trump mulls bypassing Congress on Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration is considering an emergency declaration that would allow it to make a new arms shipment to Saudi Arabia without the approval of Congress. ...
23:51 2019-05-23

Trump says ‘serious discussions’ with Congress are underway on guns, NRA views will be ‘respected’ President Trump on Friday said he is having “serious discussions” with Congress on gun reforms and improvements in the background check process while maintaining that the views of the National Rifle A...
04:00 2019-08-10

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....
23:51 2019-06-19