Republicans block domestic terrorism bill, gun policy debate

Republicans block domestic terrorism bill, gun policy debate

Saturday, 28 May 2022 | AP | Washington

Democrats' first attempt at responding to back-to-back mass shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde, Texas, failed in Senate as Republicans blocked a domestic terrorism bill that would have opened debate on difficult questions surrounding hate crimes and gun safety. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., tried to nudge Republicans into taking up...

Ex-Lankan PM questioned by CID over May 9 violence

Friday, 27 May 2022 | PTI | Colombo

The Sri Lankan police have questioned former prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and recorded a 3-hour-long statement over the violent clashes between his supporters and anti-government protesters in the crisis-hit country that killed at least 10 people and injured over 200 others, according to a media report on Thursday. On May 9,...

Russia takes steps to bolster army, tighten grip on Ukraine

Friday, 27 May 2022 | AP | Kyiv

President Vladimir Putin issued an order ON Wednesday to fast track Russian citizenship for residents in parts of southern Ukraine largely held by his forces, while lawmakers in Moscow passed a bill to strengthen the stretched Russian army. Putin's decree applying to the Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions could allow Russia to...

China's Foreign Minister starts Pacific tour in the Solomons

Friday, 27 May 2022 | AP | Wellington

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi and a 20-strong delegation arrived in the Solomon Islands Thursday at the start of an eight-nation tour that comes amid growing concerns about Beijing's military and financial ambitions in the South Pacific region. China says the trip builds on a long history of friendly relations between...

‘Horrifying' conspiracy theories swirl around Texas shooting

Friday, 27 May 2022 | AP | Providence

By now it's as predictable as the calls for thoughts and prayers: A mass shooting leaves many dead, and wild conspiracy theories and misinformation about the carnage soon follow. It happened after Sandy Hook, after Parkland, after the Orlando nightclub shooting and after the deadly rampage earlier this month at...

Marcos Jr proclaimed next Philippine Prez with huge win

Thursday, 26 May 2022 | AP | Manila Philippines

Ferdinand Marcos Jr. Was proclaimed the next president of the Philippines by a joint session of Congress on Wednesday following a landslide election triumph 36 years after his dictator father was ousted in a pro-democracy uprising. The Senate and House of Representatives also declared that his separately elected vice presidential running...

Seoul: N Korea fires suspected ICBM, 2 other missiles

Thursday, 26 May 2022 | AP | Seoul

North Korea test-launched a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile and two shorter-range weapons toward its eastern waters on Wednesday, South Korea said, hours after President Joe Biden ended a trip to Asia where he reaffirmed the US commitment to defend its allies in the face of the North's nuclear threat. The suspected...

‘Humbled’ Boris apologises for partygate

Thursday, 26 May 2022 | PTI | London

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday issued another apology over partygate after top civil servant Sue Gray's damning report into breaches of coronavirus lockdown rules at Downing Street concluded leadership failures were behind a culture of rule-breaking within UK government offices. Making a statement in the House of Commons soon...

State Editions

3 held as gang inspired by ‘Fast and Furious' busted

28 May 2022 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

DU, St Stephen’s standoff continues

28 May 2022 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

CM meets LG, both pledge to work together

28 May 2022 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Gupta, Bagga refuse to contest Rajinder Nagar by-election

28 May 2022 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Delhi Govt to redevelop 12 roads

28 May 2022 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sunday Edition

GyanVapi to set the new course of Indian politics

22 May 2022 | Shivji Sarkar | Agenda

A nursery of military leadership

22 May 2022 | Pioneer | Agenda

Short stories with big messages

22 May 2022 | Navin Upadhyay | Agenda

Never a bystander: Indian Railways in Transition

22 May 2022 | Deepak Jha | Agenda

Regional parties, Hindi & Hindutva

22 May 2022 | Rahul Jayaram | Agenda

Astroturf | Shape your destiny through conscious efforts

22 May 2022 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda