US Senate confirms Indian American jurist as judge

Arul Louis (IANS)-   The US Senate has confirmed the appointment of a controversial Indian American jurist, Neomi Rao, to an important judgeship that was vacated by an appointee to the Supreme Court. Her confirmation on Wednesday, March 14, came after days of opposition from both liberals and the hard right over her writings as an […]

Gokhale, Pompeo discuss ‘urgency’ of Pakistan acting against terrorist groups

Arul Louis(IANS)   In the first high-level face-to-face India-US meeting after the Pulwama terrorist attack, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale discussed on Monday “the importance of bringing those responsible for the attack to justice and the urgency of Pakistan taking meaningful action against terrorist groups operating on its soil”, State […]

Tulsi Gabbard doesn’t regret 2017 meeting with Assad

IANS –   Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu Congresswoman, has said that she does not regret her 2017 meeting with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who has been accused of using chemical weapons to attack civilians in his country’s years-long civil war. Gabbard, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, told CNN in an interview on Sunday that […]