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S Jaishankar refuses to meet congresswoman who moved J&K resolution in US House, calls it 'not fair understanding of situation'
India

S Jaishankar refuses to meet congresswoman who moved J&K resolution in US House, calls it 'not fair understanding of situation'

Addressing a group of Indian reporters on Thursday as he concluded his trip to Washington DC, which was primarily to attend the India-US 2+2 dialogue, S Jaishankar said the resolution introduced this month in the House of Representatives was not a fair characterisation of the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

PIO US lawmaker Pramila Jayapal introduces Congressional resolution on Kashmir, urges India to lift communication restrictions, restore internet
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PIO US lawmaker Pramila Jayapal introduces Congressional resolution on Kashmir, urges India to lift communication restrictions, restore internet

Resolution, introduced in the House of Representatives after several weeks of efforts by Jayapal on Friday

MEPs' visit to Kashmir not a 'blunder' but significant diplomatic move to seize the narrative of the Valley
India

MEPs' visit to Kashmir not a 'blunder' but significant diplomatic move to seize the narrative of the Valley

It is to their credit that the European lawmakers were not blinded by ideology enough to ignore the role being played by Pakistan in nurturing, sponsoring, mentoring and exporting terrorists.

US Congress critical of India on Kashmir: Beyond concern for human rights lies domestic political compulsions and Islamist agenda
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US Congress critical of India on Kashmir: Beyond concern for human rights lies domestic political compulsions and Islamist agenda

Omar called India's decision on Kashmir part of 'BJP's Hindu nationalism project' and wanted to know why the Trump administration is not pressing India on holding a plebiscite in Kashmir to give Kashmiris the right to self-determination

US lawmakers urge envoys to facilitate de-escalation of India-Pakistan tensions, call it 'tremendous danger' to global peace
India

US lawmakers urge envoys to facilitate de-escalation of India-Pakistan tensions, call it 'tremendous danger' to global peace

A group of American lawmakers have expressed concern over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and urged the US envoys in India and Pakistan to facilitate de-escalation of tension between the two countries

Israel offers muted response to Donald Trump's 'American Jews voting for Democrats are disloyal’ remark
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Israel offers muted response to Donald Trump's 'American Jews voting for Democrats are disloyal’ remark

Most Democrats disagree with the views of Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar on Israel but Trump’s repeated attacks have rallied support for the two

Donald Trump targets American Jews over Israel, says those who vote for Democrats are disloyal; renews willingness to play politics along religious lines
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Donald Trump targets American Jews over Israel, says those who vote for Democrats are disloyal; renews willingness to play politics along religious lines

Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious and racial lines, US president Donald Trump said Tuesday that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show “either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.”

Israel grants US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib's request to enter West Bank on humanitarian grounds
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Israel grants US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib's request to enter West Bank on humanitarian grounds

Israel's interior minister said Friday he has received and granted a request by Democratic Representative Rashida Tlaib to enter the Israeli-occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds

Israel bans US Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting its shores; move draws criticism from AIPAC, Democrats
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Israel bans US Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting its shores; move draws criticism from AIPAC, Democrats

House Democrat Ilhan Omar called Israel's decision Thursday to ban her from visiting the country 'chilling'

Donald Trump renews attack on four Congresswomen from ethnic minorities, seeks apology 'for horrible things they have said'
World

Donald Trump renews attack on four Congresswomen from ethnic minorities, seeks apology 'for horrible things they have said'

Donald Trump attacked first-term democrats last week on Twitter, demanding they apologize 'for the horrible (hateful) things they have said.'

'It's our America': Michelle Obama slams Donald Trump for comments against democratic congresswomen
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'It's our America': Michelle Obama slams Donald Trump for comments against democratic congresswomen

Former first lady Michelle Obama added her voice to the Democratic outcry following Donald Trump's attack on four congresswomen, saying 'there's a place for all of us'.

'Lawmakers obligated to love country': Donald Trump after claiming to disavow racist chants by supporters against Congresswoman Ilhan Omar
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'Lawmakers obligated to love country': Donald Trump after claiming to disavow racist chants by supporters against Congresswoman Ilhan Omar

Trump alleged that the leading voices of the Democrat Party were "left-wing extremists". He also claimed that these left-wing ideologues reject everything the country stood for and saw "our nation as a force of evil".

Donald Trump slams four Democratic Congresswomen during campaign rally in North Caroline; crowd chants, ‘Send her back’
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Donald Trump slams four Democratic Congresswomen during campaign rally in North Caroline; crowd chants, ‘Send her back’

Going after four Democratic congresswomen one by one, combative Donald Trump turned his campaign rally into extended dissection. Trump set off a firestorm when he tweeted that four should “go back” to their home countries, though three were born in US.

US House of Representatives vote to condemn Donald Trump's 'racist comments' on four minority Democratic Congresswomen
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US House of Representatives vote to condemn Donald Trump's 'racist comments' on four minority Democratic Congresswomen

Trump's criticism was aimed at four freshman Democrats who have garnered attention since their arrival in January for their outspoken liberal views and thinly veiled distaste for Trump – Ocasio-Cortez and Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan.

‘We will not be silenced’: US Democratic Congresswomen hit back at Donald Trump’s 'blatant racist attack'
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‘We will not be silenced’: US Democratic Congresswomen hit back at Donald Trump’s 'blatant racist attack'

US President Donald Trump came under fire from Democrats and even some members of his own Republican Party on Monday after launching an extraordinary xenophobic attack on four progressive Democratic congresswomen

‘Many agree with me’: Donald Trump’s ‘racist’ comments indicate willingness to rely on race, immigration-based rhetoric ahead of 2020 polls
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‘Many agree with me’: Donald Trump’s ‘racist’ comments indicate willingness to rely on race, immigration-based rhetoric ahead of 2020 polls

Defiant in the face of widespread criticism, US president Donald Trump renewed his belligerent call on Monday for four Democratic congresswomen of colour to get out of the US “right now,” cementing his position as the most willing US leader in generations to stoke the discord that helped send him to the White House.

'Make America white again': Democrats slam Donald Trump for 'racist, xenophobic' comment directed at US Congresswomen
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'Make America white again': Democrats slam Donald Trump for 'racist, xenophobic' comment directed at US Congresswomen

US President Donald Trump took aim at progressive Democratic congresswomen Sunday, telling them to "go back" where they came from in remarks that sparked yet another firestorm over his views on race and immigration.

Muslim lawmaker Ilhan Omar says death threats have spiked after Donald Trump's attacks on Twitter over 9/11 video
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Muslim lawmaker Ilhan Omar says death threats have spiked after Donald Trump's attacks on Twitter over 9/11 video

US president Donald Trump attacked Democratic US Representative Ilhan Omar as an out of control purveyor of hate speech on Monday before leaving for a visit to the state the Muslim-American represents in Congress.

Democrat Ilhan Omar faces flak for criticising pro-Israel lobby: US House moves resolution to condemn anti-Semitism, Islamophobia
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Democrat Ilhan Omar faces flak for criticising pro-Israel lobby: US House moves resolution to condemn anti-Semitism, Islamophobia

After days of soul-searching and febrile recrimination, the Democratic leadership appeared desperate to move past a controversy that has left the party split two months since reclaiming the House majority.

Donald Trump calls Congresswoman Ilhan Omar's apology for Israel remark 'lame', says she should resign from House
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Donald Trump calls Congresswoman Ilhan Omar's apology for Israel remark 'lame', says she should resign from House

Donald Trump said that Ilhan Omar's apology was "lame and she didn't mean a word of it." He added that she should "either resign from Congress or she should certainly resign from the House Foreign Affairs Committee."