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Rahul Gandhi offers to quit after Congress’ crushing defeat in electi...

05 May, 2019 6:39 pm 6:39 pm

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The head of India’s main opposition Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, offered to quit on Saturday after a crushing election defeat but senior party officials rejected his offer and called instead for a major internal shake-up. Gandhi, 48 and the scion of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty, had been under intense pressure since results … Read More


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India’s Congress to open talks with Pakistan if voted to power

03 March, 2019 8:26 pm 8:26 pm

NEW DELHI (92 News) – India’s opposition party National Congress on Monday promised to open talks with Pakistan if it was voted to power after the Lok Sabha elections. According to the Indian media, releasing the manifesto, Nationalist Congress Party General Secretary DP Tripathi said that talks with Pakistan are important and relevant in the … Read More


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Indian opposition once again seeks Modi’s reply on Balakot airstrike

03 March, 2019 9:48 pm 9:48 pm

NEW DELHI (92 News) – Indian opposition party Congress once again asked from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to give reply on the IAF’s airstrike at Balakot in Pakistan. Indian politician Kapil Sibal said that when the international media slams Pakistan then India gets happy but when it stated that there was not even a … Read More


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Brazil’s Bolsonaro suffers first defeat in Congress

02 February, 2019 10:17 am 10:17 am

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s lower chamber handed right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro his first defeat in Congress, the day before his government presents its most important legislative proposal to rein in a gaping budget deficit and spur growth. The house voted overwhelmingly to suspend an executive order by the Bolsonaro government that altered Brazil’s freedom of … Read More


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Trump cancels US delegation to Davos forum: Sarah

01 January, 2019 8:04 am 8:04 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump has canceled his delegation’s trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week due to the partial US government shutdown, according to a statement released by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders. Trump, who attended last year’s Davos event, had planned to go again this year but pulled out … Read More


Indian scientists protest congress speakers discrediting works of Newton, E...

01 January, 2019 10:31 am 10:31 am

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Indian scientists have protested about claims made at a local science conference that rubbish the work of some of the world’s greatest physicists and suggest modern breakthroughs such as in-vitro fertilisation were in fact invented in ancient India. In a lecture at the Indian Science Congress and posted on YouTube, one speaker, … Read More


Pakistani-American community is power of Pakistan: Jackson Lee

12 December, 2018 8:30 am 8:30 am

WASHINGTON (92 News) – Congresswoman Jackson Lee said on Friday that the Pak-US ties cannot deter as Pakistani-American community is power of Pakistan. Speaking at a media interaction held at the Pakistan Embassy in Washington, Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-TX), who has served as Democratic Co-Chair of the Pakistan Caucus since 2007, announced that the Congressional Pakistan … Read More


Trump to notify Congress in ‘near future’ he will terminate NAF...

12 December, 2018 10:12 am 10:12 am

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said he will give formal notice to the US Congress in the near future to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), giving six months for lawmakers to approve a new trade deal. “I will be formally terminating NAFTA shortly,” Trump told reporters aboard … Read More


US voters give verdict on Trump as control of Congress at stake

11 November, 2018 11:48 pm 11:48 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Americans voted on Tuesday to decide whether Donald Trump’s Republicans maintain their grip on the US Congress, or if Democrats can slow the president’s agenda after a divisive campaign marked by clashes over race, immigration and trade. The first national elections since Trump captured the White House in a stunning 2016 upset … Read More


Trump turns to Supreme Court to wind down ‘Dreamer’ immigration...

11 November, 2018 8:11 am 8:11 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration asked the US Supreme Court  to allow it to end a program introduced by former President Barack Obama that protects thousands of young immigrants who live in the United States without legal status. The day before congressional elections in which Trump’s harsh anti-immigration rhetoric has taken center stage, … Read More


Trump says Congress will be involved in US response to Khashoggi case

10 October, 2018 8:33 am 8:33 am

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said that the US Congress will be involved in determining the US response to the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. “I’m going to have very much Congress involved in determining what to do,” Trump told reporters in Scottsdale, Arizona. “I will very much listen to what Congress … Read More


Apple tells Congress it found no signs of hacking attack

10 October, 2018 9:07 am 9:07 am

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc’s top security officer told Congress that it had found no sign of suspicious transmissions or other evidence that it had been penetrated in a sophisticated attack on its supply chain. Apple Vice President for Information Security George Stathakopoulos wrote in a letter to the Senate and House commerce committees … Read More


Brazil’s next president to struggle for base in Congress

10 October, 2018 8:25 am 8:25 am

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Whoever wins Brazil’s presidential race this month will inherit a fiscal straight jacket and a drifting economy in urgent need of repair – but will have no governing coalition in Congress to pass reforms. On Sunday, Brazilians will vote for the president, all 513 members of the lower house of Congress, and … Read More


Congress slams Amit Shah after falling Indian flag during hoisting

08 August, 2018 9:10 pm 9:10 pm

NEW DEHLI (92 News) – Congress slammed BJP president Amit Shah after falling Indian flag while he was hoisting the national flag on the 72nd Independence Day. Shah had an awkward moment while he was hoisting the national flag at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi. The flag fell off the post as soon as … Read More


BJP declares Sidhu as ‘traitor’ for attending Imran’s swe...

08 August, 2018 11:34 am 11:34 am

NEW DELHI (92 News) – Indian media bashed Indian cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu for accepting the invitation of Imran Khan’s oath taking ceremony. Navjot Singh Sidhu hoped relations between India and Pakistan would improve with Imran Khan becoming his country’s prime minister, saying he was all set to attend the swearing-in. Responding to the Sidhu’s … Read More