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US condemns attacks against Indian students

Post Date: February 16, 2024

Reacting to recent attacks on Indian students in the US, the White House has asserted that there is no excuse for violence based on race, gender or any other factor and called it unacceptable in the US. While addressing a press briefing on Thursday (local time), Coordinator for Strategic Communications at the National Security Council...

President Biden slams Trump for his comments on Nikki Haley’s husband


President Joe Biden has slammed his predecessor Donald Trump for dragging Indian-American Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley's husband into the swirl of personal attacks. Haley's husband Major Michael Haley, a commissioned officer with the South Carolina National Guard, is currently on a year-long deployment with the 218th Maneuver Enhancement Bridge, which is providing support in...

Indian Americans for Trump ask Haley to resolve differences with former president

Post Date: February 9, 2024

Warren, NJ: Democrats are picking words to attack Donald Trump that Nikki Haley uses to attack him. Prominently, US Senator Chuck Schumer applied Nikki Haley’s very frequently used word “chaos” to describe Trump. Schumer, in blaming Trump for the quick collapse of the border bill that would have assimilated the 9.6 million migrants who...

All eyes on the SC as Trump tries to stave off his 2020 election trial


Washington: In Donald Trump’s federal 2020 election interference case, all eyes are on the Supreme Court, whose next moves could determine whether the former president stands trial in Washington before the November election. An appeals court panel on Tuesday unanimously rejected Trump’s claims that he is immune from prosecution, with the judges saying they cannot...

Fed open to rate cuts if it’s clear inflation is easing further


New York: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester said that if the U.S. economy performs as she expects it could open the door to rate cuts, but she’s not ready yet to offer any timing for easier policy amid ongoing inflation uncertainty. “Monetary policy is in a good place from which to assess...

India an extraordinary success story: Blinken


Davos: Describing India as an "extraordinary success story", US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the "remarkable achievements" of the Modi government have materially benefitted and positively impacted many Indian lives. Speaking here at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2024, he also said the US-India relations have reached a new high with efforts from both...

US economy ends on high as Democrats go into festive season


Washington: The US economy ends on a high note with inflation down, job market up, consumer buying spirited, expectations of good news on housing, and Feds dropping interest rates in the new year, as the democrats end 2023 on a cheerful note. They enter the election year with high hopes of retaining power for another...

Days after Zelensky’s visit, US says no aid to Ukraine before year’s end


Washington: The Democratic and Republican leaders of the US Senate said Washington will not be able to approve new aid for Ukraine before year's end, as the two sides continue to seek a compromise. "As negotiators work through remaining issues, it is our hope that their efforts will allow the Senate to take swift action......

US consumer inflation moderates in November


Washington: US inflation ticked down again last month, with cheaper gas helping further lighten the weight of consumer price increases in the United States. At the same time, the latest data on consumer inflation showed that prices in some areas — services such as restaurants, used cars, and auto insurance — continued to rise uncomfortably...