Senate(Search results - 33)
United StatesSep 13, 2021, 5:52 PM IST
New US Bill likely to benefit Indians, proposes permanent residency for fee
According to the report, the measures would have to pass the Judiciary Committee, the House of Representatives, and the Senate before becoming law.
World NewsJun 9, 2021, 6:53 PM IST
Innovation bill opens a new front in the US-China economic war
The legislation led by US senator Todd Young and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer allocates around $250 billion in funding for scientific research and technological innovations.
United StatesApr 22, 2021, 11:37 AM IST
US Senate confirms Vanita Gupta to third top job at justice department
A divided US Senate on Wednesday voted to confirm Vanita Gupta as the first woman of color to serve in the No. 3 job at the Justice Department, a role at the forefront of the department’s renewed efforts to combat systemic racism in policing.
United StatesFeb 14, 2021, 10:01 AM IST
Donald Trump acquitted by US Senate, says his political movement ‘has only just begun’
"Our historic, patriotic and beautiful movement to Make America Great Again has only just begun," Trump said in a statement issued just moments after the Senate vote.
EntertainmentJan 23, 2021, 2:02 PM IST
Priyanka Chopra shares hilarious pictures based on Bernie Sanders' memes (See here)
Since Joe Biden and Kamala Harris took their oath as President and Vice President, a Senate Sanders' picture went viral as memes, and actress Priyanka Chopra couldn't stop herself sharing.
World NewsJan 14, 2021, 8:23 AM IST
Donald Trump impeached again! This time for role in Capitol Hill riot
President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House of Representative on a single charge of incitement of insurrection for his role in the Capitol Hill siege by his supporters that left five people dead. Trump will face a Senate trial next.
World NewsJan 7, 2021, 7:57 AM IST
Capitol storm: 4 hours of chaos and arson on the Hill
US President Donald Trump's supporters tore through police barricades at the steps of the Capitol building even as the House of Representatives and Senate were in a joint session to start certifying the Electoral College results. Trump supporters indulged in arson after forcing their way into the Capitol building through 4 layers of security fencing. Here are some glimpses of the mayhem.
Weird NewsDec 31, 2020, 8:15 PM IST
Watch: Old video of massive women rally in Argentina after Senate legalises abortion goes viral
Argentina, the South American country, passed a bill to legalise abortion to support women's rights.
United StatesDec 28, 2020, 5:12 PM IST
US President Trump signs Tibet policy to preempt Chinese move on Dalai Lama's successor
The US Senate last week unanimously passed the bill despite China's protest.
World NewsNov 30, 2020, 9:49 AM IST
Neera Tanden, the Desi American who may be Joe Biden's budget chief
United States President elect Joe Biden could nominate Indian American Neera Tanden to the office of Management and Budget as director. To simplify, Neera Tanden could be given the responsibility of managing the Biden administration's Budget. If confirmed by the United States Senate, she would be the first Indian American to head the influential Office of Management and Budget at the White House.
WORLDNov 5, 2020, 12:59 PM IST
‘Samosa caucus’ – Meet the 4 Democratic Indian-American lawmakers re-elected to US House of Representatives
Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris is the most prominent member of the Samosa Caucus.
WORLDNov 4, 2020, 1:12 PM IST
US elections 2020: Kanye West concedes defeat in 2020 White House race, eyes 2024
The singer and fashion designer late on Tuesday evening, appeared to concede his 2020 bid had ended but suggested his quest was not over. He posted a picture of himself in front of an electoral map saying "WELP KANYE 2024."
WORLDNov 4, 2020, 12:16 PM IST
Pramila Jayapal wins third consecutive term; Niraj Antani creates history to become Ohio Senate
Chennai-born Jayapal, 55, from the Democratic Party, defeated Republican Craig Keller by a massive 70 percentage points in the Seventh Congressional District of Washington State. Meanwhile, Niraj Antani, a 29-year-old Republican, has created history by becoming the first Indian-American to be elected to the Ohio state Senate.