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US Democrats condemn Atlanta shootings

Washington, March 18 | Democrats from both the House of Representatives and the Senate have condemned the exacerbating anti-Asian violence in the US in...

NY Democrats call on Cuomo to resign

New York, March 8 | Top Democratic lawmakers from New York have urged state Governor Andrew Cuomo to resign after two more former aides...

Democrats reintroduce American Dream & Promise Act

Washington, March 5 | House Democrats have reintroduced the American Dream and Promise Act, which will enable US-raised immigrant youth known as "Dreamers" to...

Democrats to unveil $3,000 child benefit

Washington, Feb 8 | As part of US President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief package, Democrats will on Monday unveil a $3,000 child...

US House Democrats, Trump lawyers file legal briefs in impeachment case

Washington, Feb 3 | A group of House Democrats and former President Donald Trump's lawyers respectively filed legal briefs in an impeachment case.The Democrats,...

US Democrats file budget resolution for Covid-19 relief

Washington, Feb 2 | US Democratic leaders have filed a joint budget resolution for fiscal year 2021 that could pave the way for Congress...

Democrats fight off challenge to Trump trial, may lack votes to...

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 27 | Five Republicans joined Democrats to fight off a challenge to the impeachment trial of former US President...

Now US Democrats go after Facebook, Twitter, YouTube

San Francisco, Jan 22 | In a bid to combat the spread of misinformation in the wake of January 6 Capitol Hill riots, several...

Democrats take control of US Senate

Washington, Jan 21 | The Democratic Party has taken control of the US Senate after Vice President Kamala Harris swore in three party Senators...

Democrats launch 2-pronged attack in Congress to oust Trump

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 12 | Democrats launched on Monday a two-pronged attack on US President Donald Trump to remove him from office...

Democrats ask VP to remove Trump or will go ahead with...

Washington, Jan 11 | The Democrats on Monday asked Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment and remove outgoing US President Donald...

Democrats win 1 Senate seat in Georgia, lead in another

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 6 | In the runoff elections from Georgia that will determine the future of the US Senate, a Democratic...

US House Republicans block Democrats’ bid to pass US $2,000 stimulus...

Washington, Dec 25 | Republicans in the US House of Representatives blocked an attempt from House Democrats to pass US $2,000 direct payments to...

Democrats hint willingness towards trimmed-down Covid-19 relief

Washington, Dec 3 | Senior Democrats, US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, have signaled willingness to embrace a trimmed-down...

House Democrats nominate Pelosi as Speaker for 2 more yrs

Washington, Nov 19 | Democrats of the US House of Representatives have nominated Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the top of a party she has...

Democrats gain advantage in early voting

Washington, Oct 10 | Ahead of the November 3 presidential election, the Democratic Party has gained an advantage against the Republicans in early voting...

Democrats introduce bill for panel to evaluate President, Trump mocks move

By Arul LouisNew York, Oct 9 | US Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday announced a bill to set up a permanent commission to evaluate...

Democrats unveil scaled-down Covid-19 relief package

Washington, Sep 29 | Democrat lawmakers from the US House of Representatives have unveiled a scaled down $2.2-trillion coronavirus relief package in an effort...

Democrats unveil stopgap funding bill

Washington, Sep 22 | Democratic lawmakers from the US House of Representatives have introduced a stopgap funding bill, known as the continuing resolution legislation,...

Democrats call for probe into AG over possible poll interference

Washington, Sep 19 | Top Democrats in the US House of Representatives have called on the Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General to open...

Climate change to be ‘early part’ of Democrats’ 2021 agenda

Washington, Sep 11 | US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has pledged that major climate change legislation would be an "early part" of the Democrats...

Biden campaign, Democrats raise US $364.5 million in August

Washington, Sep 3 | Democratic nominee Joe Biden's presidential campaign and joint fundraising committees raised US $364.5 million in August, the Biden campaign said,...

UK’s Liberal Democrats elect new party leader

London, Aug 28 | The UK's Liberal Democrats have named veteran politician Ed Davey as its new leader.Davey, who has been a member of...

US Democrats formally nominate Biden for president

Washington, Aug 19 | The ongoing US Democratic National Convention has voted to officially nominate Joe Biden as the party's presidential candidate, Xinhua reported.Biden...

Democrats launch historic convention with call to save nation (Ld)

By Arul LouisNew York, Aug 18 | Democrats have launched their national convention with a call to rally for what they called the battle...

Democrats slam Trump for refusing to budge in COVID-19 relief talks

Washington, Aug 13 | Democratic leaders slammed President Donald Trump's administration for refusing to budge on their position on the size and scope of...

WH rejects Democrats’ offer for $2tn COVID-19 relief package

Washington, Aug 8 | The White House has rejected an offer for a $2 trillion COVID-19 relief package proposed by Democratic leaders.As part of...

Gen Z Democrats say Trump swamping Biden in digital ads: Poll

Washington, July 31 | Nearly half of the youngest or "Gen Z" Democratic voters said that they have seen digital advertising from US President...

Democrats urge more info on Russian-Taliban bounties intel

Washington, July 1 | Democrats were disappointed with the White House briefing on the Russian-Taliban bounties intelligence, calling for more information from the intelligence...

US Senate Democrats block Republican police reform bill (Ld)

Washington, June 25 | US Senate Democrats have blocked a Republican police reform bill from advancing as they push for bipartisan talks on a...

US Senate Democrats block Republican police reform bill

Washington, June 25 | US Senate Democrats on Wednesday blocked a Republican police reform bill from advancing as they push for bipartisan talks on...

Trump restarts re-election campaign attacking Democrats’ left (Ld)

By Arul LouisNew York, June 21 | Defying the coronavirus pandemic, US President Donald Trump has re-launched his re-election campaign with sharp attacks on...

Trump entrenches defense of police, threatens Democrats

Washington, June 12 | US President Donald Trump entrenched himself in his fierce defense of the police and challenged the Democratic leaders of Washington...

Democrats unveil ambitious bill against police violence (Ld)

Washington, June 9 | Democratic lawmakers have unveiled an ambitious bill designed to reform US police departments, including language to prohibit the tactics that...

US Democrats introduce sweeping police reform bill

Washington, June 9 | US Democrats in Congress have proposed sweeping legislation to reform American police, following weeks of protests against police brutality and...

Democrats draft legislation to overhaul police accountability

Washington, June 8 | As protesters in the US began turning their initial outrage over the death of African-American man George Floyd into demands...

Democrats expand probe into firing of State Department IG

Washington, May 30 | Democratic lawmakers said they were expanding their investigation into the firing of State Department Inspector General (IG) Steve Linick."We are...

Democrats launch probe into firing of State Department watchdog

Washington, May 17 | A Committee in the Democrat-led US House of Representatives has announced that it had launched an investigation into President Donald...

Sanders drops out of Democrats’ presidential nomination race

New York, April 8 | The socialist contender for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, Senator Bernie Sanders, has dropped out of the race paving...

After Trump declares emergency, Democrats pass COVID-19 relief package (3rd Ld)

By Arul LouisNew York, March 14 | The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives passed a massive relief package on Saturday to help those affected by...

Democrats cancel debates, bar audience from debate

By Arul LouisNew York, March 11 | Coronavirus sweeping the US is casting its dark shadow on the nation's politics in an election year...

Trump echoes Modi, Democrats amplify Indian opposition over Delhi riots

New Delhi/Washington, Feb 27 | While the Donald Trump administration echoed Indian government's call for calm, the US Democrats amplified India's opposition over the...

Trump roils US politics with comments on judiciary, Democrats

By Arul LouisNew York, Feb 26 | US President Donald Trump was in India, but his controversial remarks from 13,000 kilometres away on domestic...

Democrats start prez candidate selection with open ballot in Iowa

By Arul LouisNew York, Feb 3 | The Democrats will kick-off their election process on Monday in the state of Iowa to pick their...

Senate rebuffs Democrats bid to call witnesses in Trump’s trial

New York, Feb 1 | In a setback to the Democrats' impeachment strategy, the Republican-controlled Senate has voted against calling new witnesses to its...

Senate rebuffs Democrats, votes against calling witnesses in Trump’s trial

New York, Feb 1 | Rebuffing Democrats, the Senate has voted against calling witnesses to the Senate trial of President Donald Trump with a...

Trump defence gets ready as Democrats end prosecution marathon

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan. Jan 25 | US President Donald Trump's legal team was preparing his defence on Saturday after the Democratic...

Business

HDFC Bank’s Q4 standalone net profit rises over 18% (Lead)

Mumbai, April 17 | Lending major HDFC Bank on Saturday reported an 18.2 per cent increase in its standalone net profit for the fourth...