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UK PM re-ignites Modi leaflet row during Question hour in Parliament

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson pulled out a Labour Party leaflet from the last by-election in Batley and Spen constituency to...

UK

Singapore ministers defend hiring foreign workers' policy in Parliament

In a series of parliamentary discussions, top Singapore ministers defended the government’s free trade agreements and openness to hiring...

Singapore

UK PM says most troops have left Afghanistan

Most British troops have left Afghanistan, almost 20 years after the United Kingdom and other Western countries sent troops into the country...

UK

Ravi Shankar Prasad, Prakash Javadekar casualties of major cabinet reshuffle

Indian politics - Hours ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's major cabinet reshuffle yesterday Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and Ravi...

Global

Singapore President calls for ground-up drives to aid vulnerable groups

Singapore President Halimah Yacob yesterday reiterated that ground-up initiatives play a key role in empowering and supporting vulnerable...

Singapore

Leader of Opposition Pritam Singh vows to call out bigoted views and racism in Singapore, says public spaces are for everybody

Singapore was witnessing “tectonic shifts”, Leader of Opposition Pritam Singh has said his party will work towards creating greater...

Singapore Analysis & Commentary

‘Fearmongering, politically motivated’: Indian diaspora in Singapore condemns Kejriwal’s tweet about ‘new’ COVID strain

Members of the Indian diaspora living in Singapore have come out strongly against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s tweet calling for...

Covid-19

Heartened by MEA's response, looking to move past 'new strain' controversy, says Singapore High Commissioner

Simon Wong, Singapore High Commissioner to India, yesterday in a virtual press conference stated that Delhi chief minister Arvind...

Covid-19

US Senate fails to convict former US president Trump in second impeachment trial

Donald Trump, former US President was acquitted yesterday on charges of inciting an insurrection at the US Capitol in his historic second...

USA

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris sworn in as 46th President, 49th Vice-President of the United States

Joe Biden took oath as the 46th President of the United States at the Capitol today. Kamala Harris, the daughter of immigrants from India...

USA

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal tests positive for COVID-19 after Capitol lockdown

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal announced today that she has tested positive for coronavirus after being locked down in a...

Covid-19

Indian-origin civil rights lawyer Vanita Gupta nominated to key US Justice Department post in Biden administration

United States President-elect Joe Biden yesterday formally nominated federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland as attorney general and...

USA

Ro Khanna is new Democrat vice-chair of US Congress’ India caucus

Indian-American Congressman Ro Khanna, who was recently elected for a third consecutive term from the Congressional district representing...

USA

Modi, UK PM Johnson discuss 'quantum jump' in India-UK partnership, MEA says

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson reiterated "their shared desire" to impart a quantum jump to the...

UK

Trump not conceding is not unexpected, says Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal

US President Donald Trump not conceding the election despite major news networks having declared Joe Biden the winner is not unexpected...

USA

Indian-Americans and the Biden Presidency - the road ahead

The Biden-Harris ticket’s victory in the US 2020 Presidential elections was celebrated across the country which had been eagerly awaiting...

USA Analysis & Commentary

Over a dozen Indian-Americans elected to US State Assemblies

Highlighting the growing political influence of the community, more than a dozen Indian Americans, including five women, have won...

USA

Biden becomes US President-elect; Indian-origin Kamala Harris makes history as first woman Vice-President

Democrat candidate Joe Biden will become the 46th President of the United States, according to multiple projections, after a...

USA

Biden wins swing states of Wisconsin, Michigan; Trump's lead shrinking in Pennsylvania, Georgia

Major news organisations and pollsters in the United States are projecting Democrat Presidential Candidate Joe Biden as the winner in...

USA

All four Indian-origin Democrat lawmakers retain their seats in US House of Representatives

All the four Indian-American Democrat lawmakers — Dr Ami Bera, Pramila Jayapal, Ro Khanna, and Raja Krishnamoorthi — have been...

USA

Kamala Harris lists favourite foods, hobbies in response to Instagram users' questions

US Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris has listed idli with a “really good Sambar” and “any kind of tikka” as her...

USA

Indian-American supporters of Trump, Biden intensify campaigns ahead of US polls

With less than a day to go for the US presidential elections, President Donald Trump held rallies in battleground states of Michigan, Iowa...

USA

Trump, Biden face off in final debate before US election

US President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden made their final arguments to voters at their second and final presidential debate,...

USA

Kamala Harris' rain tweet on campaign trail goes viral

A video of Indian-origin senator Kamala Harris, the US Democratic Party’s vice-presidential candidate for the November 3 election, where...

USA

Kamala Harris suspends campaign travel after two staffers test positive for COVID-19

Indian-origin US Democratic Vice-Presidential candidate Kamala Harris suspended her travels yesterday after her communications director...

USA