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US lawmakers instruct insist over Delhi violence

WASHINGTON: The deadly violence over the amended citizenship act in the Indian capital drew sharp reactions from US lawmakers with the mainstream media prominently reporting it along with the just-concluded visit of President Donald Trump. Reacting to the violence in New Delhi that has claimed at least 24 lives, the House Foreign Affairs Committee said…

Governance must be left to lawmakers: Ravi Shankar Prasad at SC...

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: February 22, 2020 1:38:48 pm On the Dais – PM Narendra Modi, CJI S A Bobde, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, Justices N V Ramana, Arun Mishra, L Nageswara Rao and K K Venugopal.Addressing the International Judicial Conference at the Supreme Court, Union Law Minister…

Expensive Lawmakers, Turning India Into Lynchistan Won’t Stop Rapes, Nor Will...

Lock up women. Lynch the accused. Blame alcohol and mobile phones (and also the victim). The tell-tale responses from lawmakers, politicians and police officers following the brutal rape and murder of a veterinary doctor on her way home from work in Hyderabad have done everything but answer the burning question on everyone's minds - how…

Maharashtra lawmakers to capture oath at particular assembly session this day

Pro-tem speaker Kalidas Kolambkar will administer oath to the 288 newly-elected lawmakers at a special session of the Maharashtra legislative assembly on Wednesday, an official said on Tuesday.The special session of the assembly called by Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari will begin at 8 am. Kolambkar of the BJP was appointed pro-tem speaker by Governor Koshyari…

US lawmakers ‘deeply concerned’ by authorities actions in Jammu and Kashmir

US lawmakers expressed concern once again with continued restrictions and detentions in Jammu and Kashmir at a hearing of a congress-created human rights body, much in line with issues raised at a congressional hearing last month, and heard testimonies from officials and activists to that effect as well.“I am deeply concerned by the Indian government’s…

EU Lawmakers In Kashmir Today time As Opposition Questions Authorities

The 27-member EU team met PM Modi in Delhi on Monday.New Delhi/ Srinagar: A group of European Union MPs, which met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and National Security Adviser Ajit Doval on Monday, left for Jammu and Kashmir this morning amid questions raised by the opposition on the visit at a time politicians at home have…

Six US lawmakers gaze clarification from Indian envoy on Kashmir shriek

New Delhi: Six members of the US Congress’ House foreign relations committee have written to Indian ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla asking some tough questions and seeking clarifications about the situation in Kashmir following restrictions ahead of the revocation of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution in August.The move comes soon after the…

Democrat lawmakers slam India over Kashmir

HighlightsTestimony and witnesses who spoke about human rights abuses were sidelined as lawmakers pilloried India for its heavy-handed approach in KashmirIndian officials were clearly taken aback by the largely one-sided narrative of Indian oppression and the lockdown in the Valley without the historical context of Pakistan's use of subversive violence and terrorism to ignite unrestA…

44 High US Lawmakers Desire India’s Alternate Preference Situation Reinstated

Ahead of Donald Trump's meeting with PM Modi, top US lawmakers want India's preferred trade status backWashington: A bipartisan group of 44 influential lawmakers has urged the Trump administration to reinstate India's designation as a beneficiary developing nation under the key GSP trade programme as part of a potential trade deal between the two countries.The Trump…

Over 60 prominent US lawmakers to abet “Howdy Modi!” tournament

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