May 10, 2021 05:49 PM IST
Both the media and vaccine campaigns are intertwined with China’s “Belt and Road” global investment campaign, in which Chinese support comes with strings attached, including debt and expectations of support in key votes at the United Nations.
- May 07, 2021 07:04 PM IST
Once a Republican stronghold, Virginia did not vote for a Democratic presidential nominee in 10 elections before 2008. But ever since 2009, Republicans have lost 13 consecutive statewide elections.
- May 05, 2021 04:08 PM IST
Trump was banned from most social media websites including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Snapchat after the storming of Capitol Hill on January 6, this year.
- May 04, 2021 05:59 PM IST
Last month, researchers randomly assigned unvaccinated respondents to see messages about financial incentives. Some people were asked about the chances they would get a vaccine if it came with a $25 cash payment; other people were asked about receiving $50 or $100.
- May 04, 2021 04:40 PM IST
The Twitter accounts of Donald Trump, PewDiePie, Kamaal R Khan and a few other political leaders and celebrities have been suspended either temporarily or permanently.
- May 03, 2021 07:30 PM IST
Those post-mortems were endless: In 2016, the media covered an outsider, celebrity candidate by a different set of standards, and simultaneously allowed him to suck all the energy out of the race.
- Apr 29, 2021 08:44 AM IST
Biden will use his speech to a joint session of Congress to unveil the $1.8 trillion American Families Plan, funded by ending Trump's tax cuts and closing loopholes used by the most wealthy to escape paying their share, officials said.
- Apr 21, 2021 06:30 PM IST
What had been an easy promise on the campaign trail — to reverse what Democrats called President Donald Trump’s “racist” limits on accepting refugees — has become a test of what is truly important to the new occupant of the White House, according to an account of his decision-making from more than a dozen Biden administration officials.
- Apr 21, 2021 09:28 AM IST
Under a deal with the state of Wisconsin announced on Tuesday, Foxconn will reduce its planned investment to $672 million from $10 billion and cut the number of new jobs to 1,454 from 13,000.
- Apr 16, 2021 05:22 PM IST
The revelation, made public in a Treasury Department document announcing new sanctions against Russia, established for the first time that private meetings and communications between the campaign officials, Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, and their business associate were a direct pipeline from the campaign to Russian spies at a time when the Kremlin was engaged in a covert effort to sabotage the 2016 presidential election.
- Apr 06, 2021 05:03 PM IST
The law also gives the Legislature the authority to appoint the chair of the state election board and two more of its five voting members, allowing it to appoint a majority of the board. It strips the secretary of state of the chair and a vote.
- Apr 01, 2021 05:57 PM IST
The Donald Trump interview posted on his daughter-in-law Lara Trump’s (married to Eric Trump) FB profile, was taken down after Media Matters for America raised the issue.
- Apr 01, 2021 05:15 PM IST
the animating idea behind the tax plan put forward by the Biden administration Wednesday is that the best way to increase U.S. competitiveness and foster economic growth is to raise corporate taxes to finance huge investments in transportation, broadband, utilities and more.
- Apr 01, 2021 09:33 AM IST
Amidst a national lockdown and the COVID-19 crisis, Trump in June last year issued a proclamation that suspended entry to the US of applicants for several temporary or “non-immigrant” visa categories, including H-1B, arguing that these visas presented a risk to the US labour market during the economic recovery.
- Mar 31, 2021 07:54 AM IST
The Democratic president has rolled back many of former President Donald Trump's immigration policies since taking office on Jan. 20 including last month revoking a proclamation that had blocked many applicants for permanent residency - known as a green card - from entering the United States.
- Mar 29, 2021 09:06 PM IST
Drafted by a team of World Health Organization-appointed international experts and Chinese counterparts, the report has been keenly anticipated ever since investigators left China more than a month ago.
- Mar 22, 2021 08:23 AM IST
Jason Miller, a spokesman for Trump’s 2020 campaign, told the network that Trump would re-enter the social media space with a new platform of his own that would “completely redefine the game.”
- Mar 19, 2021 12:13 PM IST
The NFAP pointed out in its report that nearly 56,000 of the 85,000 H-1B visas issued every year are for computer-related jobs that are growing significantly of late. Indians corner a chunk of the H-1B visas.
- Mar 14, 2021 08:45 PM IST
In a PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist poll released last week, about half of U.S. men who identified themselves as Republicans said they had no plans to get the vaccine.
- Mar 13, 2021 08:07 AM IST
The move is expected to come to the rescue of a large number of Indian IT professionals who were having a tough time during the previous Trump administration due to various policies and memorandums on non-immigrant work visas, in particular H-1B.
- Mar 11, 2021 08:08 AM IST
With 2.92 crore confirmed COVID-19 cases recorded so far, the United States remains the worst-affected country due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.
- Mar 09, 2021 02:55 PM IST
- Mar 05, 2021 10:36 PM IST
YouTube had suspended Donald Trump’s channel in late January, joining other social media platforms in banning his accounts following the deadly January 6 Capitol riot.
- Mar 04, 2021 03:16 PM IST
The democracy research institute, which is independent but receives US funding, pointed to mob violence against Muslims, intimidation of journalists and rising judicial interference since Modi's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party won power in 2014.
- Mar 02, 2021 08:17 AM IST
In January, the then President Donald Trump had extended the ban on issuing of new H-1B visas till March 31 arguing that the country is having a very high unemployment rate and the US cannot afford to have more foreign workers.