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  • Donald Trump administration officials to testify on January 6 riots May 12, 2021 10:12 AM IST

    Donald Trump administration officials to testify on January 6 riots

    Miller will tell the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday that he was concerned before the insurrection that sending troops to the building could fan fears of a military coup and cause a repeat of the deadly Kent State shootings, according to a copy of prepared remarks obtained by The Associated Press.

  • Do we need a United Nations to oversee technology platforms? Jan 20, 2021 01:51 PM IST

    Do we need a United Nations to oversee technology platforms?

    The recent ‘armed insurrection’ in Washington DC revealed the best and worst of technology platforms, but the inarguable lesson is to find a way to finally tame these platforms

  • House introduces impeachment charge against Donald Trump Jan 11, 2021 10:59 PM IST

    House introduces impeachment charge against Donald Trump

    The dual actions came as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her caucus sought to ratchet up pressure on Pence to intervene and push Trump to resign.

  • Twitter vs Trump: Has Big Tech gone too far? Jan 11, 2021 12:14 PM IST

    Twitter vs Trump: Has Big Tech gone too far?

    The moves have added fuel to the debate on a tech company’s right to censor users who breach their content policies and an individual’s right to freedom of expression

  • Paul Krugman writes: Appeasement got us where we are Jan 08, 2021 04:42 PM IST

    Paul Krugman writes: Appeasement got us where we are

    Donald Trump is indeed an authoritarian willing to use violence to achieve his racial nationalist goals. So are many of his supporters. Giving in to fascists doesn’t pacify them, it just encourages them to go further

  • Capitol Hill Violence | US is a democracy manipulated by lobbies Jan 08, 2021 04:13 PM IST

    Capitol Hill Violence | US is a democracy manipulated by lobbies

    Donald Trump sees his supporters who invaded Capitol Hill and attempted to stop the final certification of Joe Biden as the next US President merely as one of his lobbies. It is not a coincidence that a succession of Trump’s campaign managers in both elections have been lobbyists, not political strategists

  • A Mob and the Breach of Democracy: The violent end of the Trump era Jan 07, 2021 05:22 PM IST

    A Mob and the Breach of Democracy: The violent end of the Trump era

    “American carnage,” it turned out, was not what Trump would stop, as he promised upon taking office, but what he wound up delivering four years later to the very building where he took the oath

  • The nightmarish end to Donald Trump’s presidency Jan 07, 2021 11:55 AM IST

    The nightmarish end to Donald Trump’s presidency

    The scenes of ransacking the Congress will go down in infamy in American democracy

  • Donald Trump says US has moved forward at an unimaginable pace Feb 05, 2020 09:20 AM IST

    Donald Trump says US has moved forward at an unimaginable pace

    Making a strong pitch for his re-election and confident of his acquittal from impeachment, Trump, in his joint address to the US Congress told Congressmen that the American dream is back - bigger, better, and stronger than ever before.

  • Washington to pay respects, bid farewell to George HW Bush Dec 03, 2018 12:17 PM IST

    Washington to pay respects, bid farewell to George HW Bush

    An invitation-only funeral service is set for Wednesday at Washington National Cathedral, to be attended by President Donald Trump and other dignitaries.

  • Big business warns Trump against mass deportation Dec 10, 2016 10:34 AM IST

    Big business warns Trump against mass deportation

    Still grappling with Donald Trump's surprise election, the nation's business community has begun to pressure the president-elect to abandon campaign-trail pledges of mass deportation and other hard-line immigration policies that some large employers fear would hurt the economy.

  • Trump,US Cong will agree on some issues,long-term questions loom Nov 10, 2016 08:28 AM IST

    Trump,US Cong will agree on some issues,long-term questions loom

    A president whose party controls both the Senate and House of Representatives can generally count on getting things done fairly quickly, and Trump likely will not be an exception, despite starting with unusual handicaps.

  • Here's what Congressmen think of Modi's speech at Capitol Hill Jun 09, 2016 11:12 PM IST

    Here's what Congressmen think of Modi's speech at Capitol Hill

    In interview with CNBC-TV18's Malvika Jain, business leaders and Congressmen react to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at Capitol Hill.

  • Freedom, Opportunities, Million & Billion: Words invoked by PM Jun 09, 2016 08:15 AM IST

    Freedom, Opportunities, Million & Billion: Words invoked by PM

    In a hour long speech PM Modi touched upon all the areas concerning the India-US relations and reaffirmed India's position on a host of issues that were dear to both the countries.

  • 'PM Modi-Obama relationship an unanticipated surprise' Jun 03, 2016 01:56 PM IST

    'PM Modi-Obama relationship an unanticipated surprise'

    Obama invited Modi for one of the last big visits by a world leader before his term ends in January. Although the trip won't feature a lavish state dinner, the PM will address both houses of Congress, considered a rare honour.

  • Should Indian pharma cos be worried about US elections? Apr 26, 2016 04:49 PM IST

    Should Indian pharma cos be worried about US elections?

    Brokerage house CLSA says the Indian generics industry is unlikely to be impacted in the medium-term. This is because the Democrats, who are looking to negotiate drug prices, need a majority in both the houses to bring in any change, which doesn‘t seem possible soon.

  • Thursday is round two in Yellen versus the bond market Feb 11, 2016 08:24 AM IST

    Thursday is round two in Yellen versus the bond market

    As Yellen testified before the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday, Treasury yields fell. The spread between 10-year and two-year yields moved to the flattest it's been since December 2007 - at 99.40 basis points.

  • VW US CEO grilled at Capitol Hill over emission scandal Oct 08, 2015 09:52 PM IST

    VW US CEO grilled at Capitol Hill over emission scandal

    Michael Horn, president and CEO of Volkswagen Group of Americaa German, who has worked at VW for 25 years, said he did not think something like that would be possible at his company. "These events are deeply troubling," he said.

  • US House passes spending bill, averts gov't shutdown Dec 12, 2014 10:57 AM IST

    US House passes spending bill, averts gov't shutdown

    The vote followed a long day of drama and discord on Capitol Hill that highlighted fraying Democratic unity and featured an uneasy alliance between President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner, enemies in past budget battles but on the same side this time in pushing for passage.

  • Government shutdown deadline looms over US spending bill Dec 12, 2014 08:49 AM IST

    Government shutdown deadline looms over US spending bill

    Republican leaders in the House of Representatives delayed a Thursday afternoon vote on final passage to shore up support after the measure cleared a procedural hurdle by only two votes. Both liberal Democrats and conservative Republicans were urging their colleagues to oppose it.

  • Sell FMCG, buy steel; see next upmove in cyclicals: Mowat Oct 31, 2013 10:28 AM IST

    Sell FMCG, buy steel; see next upmove in cyclicals: Mowat

    Indian shares could consolidate after the recent run up, feels Adrian Mowat of JP Morgan, but does not see uncertainty over the outcome of the general elections as a big dampener.

  • USIBC steps ups its campaign on immigration reform Oct 09, 2013 12:09 PM IST

    USIBC steps ups its campaign on immigration reform

    US India Business Council (USIBC) chairman Ajay Banga has been involved in an effort to make lawmakers aware of the provisions of the immigration visas, in particular those related to H-1B and L-1.

  • Ready to negotiate if threats are withdrawn: Obama Oct 09, 2013 11:24 AM IST

    Ready to negotiate if threats are withdrawn: Obama

    Obama conveyed this message to House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner in a telephone call from his Oval Office, as the risk of first-ever debt default in US history looms if Democrats failed to get Republicans to agree to a long-term USD 1 trillion debt-limit increase.

  • Obama says ready for short-term increase in debt ceiling Oct 09, 2013 09:09 AM IST

    Obama says ready for short-term increase in debt ceiling

    Obama said he will not negotiate with the Republicans until the more extreme parts of the Republican Party stop forcing Boehner to issue threats about the economy.

  • Fed's taper holdup suggests loose policy to stay: Aberdeen Sep 27, 2013 09:52 AM IST

    Fed's taper holdup suggests loose policy to stay: Aberdeen

    "We do feel that there are companies in emerging markets, not just India, but all around the world that should be avoided and can be avoided with some simple research," Peter Elston says.

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