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US lawmakers urge House Speaker to discuss India's religious freedom with PM Modi

Jun 08, 2016

US lawmakers urge House Speaker to discuss India's religious freedom with PM Modi

A group of 18 American lawmakers has written to Speaker Paul Ryan, asking him to raise the issue of religious freedom during his meeting with PM Modi. #US #NewsTracker #US congress #House of Representatives #Secularism #Prime Minister Narendra Modi #Religious Freedom in india
To block sale of F-16s to Pakistan, US lawmaker introduces a resolution in House

Feb 27, 2016

To block sale of F-16s to Pakistan, US lawmaker introduces a resolution in House

A top US lawmaker has introduced a "joint resolution" in the House of Representatives to express Congress's disapproval over an arms deal with Pakistan which includes the sale of eight nuclear-capable F-16 fighter jets to the latter. #Congress #US #NewsTracker #House of Representatives #F16s
Frontrunner Kevin McCarthy quits US House speaker race causing chaos among Republicans

Oct 09, 2015

Frontrunner Kevin McCarthy quits US House speaker race causing chaos among Republicans

Conservative US Republicans drove frontrunner Kevin McCarthy out of the race to be the next speaker of the House Thursday, plunging their party into disarray and triggering a mad scramble to find the chamber's next leader. #United States #White House #Barack Obama #Congress #US #NewsTracker #John Boehner #Washington #House of Representatives #Speaker #Republican #Kevin McCarthy
US Congress passes bill seeking increased intelligence cooperation with India, Israel

Jun 17, 2015

US Congress passes bill seeking increased intelligence cooperation with India, Israel

A bipartisan amendment to Intelligence Authorization Act 2016 seeking expansion of trilateral national security cooperation among the US, Israel and India has been passed by the US House of Representatives. #World #India #NewsTracker #Israel #US congress #National Security #House of Representatives #intelligence
US House of Representatives passes resolution urging Obama to send arms to Ukraine

Mar 24, 2015

US House of Representatives passes resolution urging Obama to send arms to Ukraine

There is bipartisan support in Congress to provide the arms to Ukrainian forces battling the rebels. #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Russia #House of Representatives #Ukraine
US Democrat delegation meets with Cuban vice president Raul Castro

Feb 20, 2015

US Democrat delegation meets with Cuban vice president Raul Castro

The minority leader of the US House of Representatives and a delegation of fellow Democrats met with Cuban Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, the man currently expected to take power after President Raul Castro leaves office in 2018. #US #NewsTracker #House of Representatives #Cuba #Raul Castro #Roman Catholic
Indian-American hotelier Ravi Patel announces Congressional bid from Iowa

Feb 19, 2015

Indian-American hotelier Ravi Patel announces Congressional bid from Iowa

Indian-American hotelier Ravi Patel has announced his Congressional bid from Iowa, becoming the second Democrat to enter the race. #Congress #US #NewsTracker #House of Representatives #Iowa #Indian-American #Ravi Patel #Dalip Singh Saund
US: Michele Flournoy to become first woman defence secretary?

Nov 25, 2014

US: Michele Flournoy to become first woman defence secretary?

Flournoy heads a short list of candidates to direct the war against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, and help Afghanistan fight the Taliban insurgency. #Barack Obama #US #Syria #Democrats #NewsTracker #Leon Panetta #US congress #Republicans #House of Representatives #Iraq #Defence Secretary #US Senate #Chuck Hagel #islamic-state #Pentagon chief #Michele Flournoy
US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel to step down

Nov 24, 2014

US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel to step down

Hagel is the first senior Obama adviser to leave the administration following the sweeping losses for Obama's party in the midterm elections. #Barack Obama #US #Syria #Democrats #NewsTracker #Leon Panetta #US congress #Republicans #House of Representatives #Iraq #Defence Secretary #US Senate #Chuck Hagel #islamic-state #Pentagon chief
Obama spurns Republicans: Provides legal status to five million illegal immigrants in US

Nov 21, 2014

Obama spurns Republicans: Provides legal status to five million illegal immigrants in US

Obama is ordering far-reaching changes to US immigration system that will protect nearly 5 million people from deportation, testing limits of his powers. #United States #World #Barack Obama #Immigration law #House of Representatives