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India should consider withdrawing from the United Nations

  India’s population of 1.32 billion, 20% of World population is not represented (in the Security Council).    India is an original member of the U.N. even before it became independent.  India is the largest democracy […]

Breaking News

Can the United States Renege on the Payment Due to the WHO?

COVID-19  came from Wuhan in China in late December 2019.                                It is widely believed that China is responsible for the creation and spread of Coronavirus which has snuffed out  197 K lives  in the US, […]

Breaking News

Is India Meddling in US Elections 2020 ?

While there has been a lot of talk about Russian interference in US elections in 2016, and of its recurrence in 2020 elections, of Chinese interference attempts, but there has not been yet a mention […]

Opinions

Why India is not the first choice

The state of our infrastructure and logistics is way behind China’s “It is idle to think that global companies will shift out of China to India just on Donald Trump’s say-so. They will do so […]

Frontpage News

Nancy Pelosi okays drafting of impeachment articles against Donald Trump

WASHINGTON DC (TIP): Alleging that US President Donald Trump has abused power undermining national security and jeopardizing the integrity of the elections, Speaker of House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi on Thursday, December 5,  said they […]

United States

Jayapal Sues President Trump for Violating the Constitution

Currently, President Trump has conflicts of interest in at least twenty-five countries. WASHINGTON (TIP): Indian American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal has joined more than two-hundred of her colleagues in Congress including 2 Indian American lawmakers – […]

Politics

The PM’s meeting with Trump gives India a chance to study its options in a changed world

Three years after his first visit to meet U.S. President Barack Obama, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Washington for his first meeting with the new President, Donald Trump, on June 26. His visit […]

Politics

Tete-a-tete with Trump: Modi’s upcoming US visit will make clear India’s place on priority list

As I See It “What India is seeking needs to be prioritised taking into account Trump’s predilections. Issues flowing from his electoral promises are least negotiable. For instance, the H-1 B visas are best left […]

Featured

Trump’s Immigration Policies Explained

President Trump has directed his administration to enforce the nation’s immigration laws more aggressively, unleashing the full force of the federal government to find, arrest and deport those in the country illegally, regardless of whether they have committed serious […]

United States

MODI IN USA: LOW PECKING ORDER BUT HIGH HOPES

In the hierarchical approach to the world order, the scheduling of appointments with the new monarch gives a fair idea about the pecking arrangement. PM Narendra Modi gets to meet US President Donald Trump towards this month end. India‘s […]

World

US military praises Qatar, despite Trump tweet

WASHINGTON (TIP): The Pentagon on June 3 renewed praise of Qatar for hosting a vital US air base and for its “enduring commitment to regional security,” sticking to a message of reassurance even as President Donald Trump, via Twitter, applauded […]

World

Modi at Astana: Apart from SCO membership, nothing much to come of summit

“Indo-Pak relations have a more complex pathology for their downward spiral. Modi came to power wanting to break the old cycle of talks and terror. He chose theatrical and personalized engagement with Sharif to leap over the complexities constricting a Pakistani […]

United States

Lies, Plain and Simple : James Comey

“We are under Siege”: President Trump Trump’s personal counsel accuses Comey of leaking “classified information” I.S. Saluja WASHINGTON (TIP): In the Atlantic season of hurricanes, one political hurricane could turn out to be historic- the Comey testimony. In […]

A jubilant Donald Trump congratulates House Republicans after they passed legislation aimed at repealing and replacing Obamacare, during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House, on May 4, 2017 in Washington, DC.
United States

US House passes Bill to repeal Obamacare with 217 Ayes and 213 Nays

Next test of strength in the Senate   The rich to benefit from new Republican Healthcare plan In what could be seen as arare victory on the domestic turf for President Trump, the US House […]

United States

US to seek social media details from certain visa applicants

WASHINGTON (TIP): The US state department wants to review social media, email addresses and phone numbers from some foreigners seeking US visas, as part of the Trump administration‘s enhanced screening of potential immigrants and visitors. […]

United States

Trump announces trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Vatican

WASHINGTON (TIP): President Donald Trump says his first foreign trip as president will include stops in Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican, where he will meet with Pope Francis. Then he’ll move on for visits […]

Americas

Not Terminating NAFTA, for Now: President Trump

WASHINGTON (TIP): In an apparent reversal of his stated position on NAFTA, U.S. President Donald Trump told the leaders of Canada and Mexico on Wednesday, April 26, that he will not terminate the NAFTA treaty […]

Featured

Trump’s first hundred days; Democratic voices have slowed presidential recklessness down

The American presidency remains undoubtedly the most powerful office in the world. The man who sits in the Oval Office can mug anyone of his happiness. The relief, if any, of these first hundred days […]

Asia

Donald Trump: ‘Major, major’ conflict with North Korea possible

WASHINGTON (TIP): US President Donald Trump said on April 27 a major conflict with North Korea is possible in the standoff over its nuclear and missile programs, but he would prefer a diplomatic outcome to […]

United States

Astronaut breaks US space record, gets call from Donald Trump

CAPE CANAVERAL (TIP): Astronaut Peggy Whitson broke the US record on April 24 for most time in space and talked up Mars during a congratulatory call from President Donald Trump. The International Space Station’s commander […]

United States

US judge blocks Trump order to restrict funding for ‘sanctuary cities’

SAN FRANCISCO (TIP): A US judge on April 23 blocked President Donald Trump‘s executive order that sought to withhold federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities, dealing another legal blow to the administration’s efforts to toughen […]

President Trump has nominated Vishal J Amin for 'IP Czar'
Indian Americans

Trump sends Indian-American Vishal J Amin’s name to Senate for ‘IP Czar’

WASHINGTON (TIP): Indian-American Vishal J Amin’s name has been sent by President Donald Trump to the Senate for confirmation as America’s new ‘IP czar’ to coordinate the country’s law-enforcement strategy around copyright, patents and trademarks. […]

An Obama appointee to the position of Surgeon General (America's doctor), Dr. Vivek Murthy was removed by Trump, much to the dismay and chagrin of Indian American community.
Indian Americans

Dr. Vivek Murthy fired as America’s Top Doctor by Trump

WASHINGTON (TIP): The Indian American Hero Dr. Vivek Murthy, America’s top doctor, was dismissed by Donald Trump‘s administration on Friday, April 21, 2017 as the US Surgeon General. Dr. Vivek Murthy taking charge as the […]

United States

American industry leaders hammer Trump’s H-1B order

WASHINGTON (TIP): US President Donald Trump is getting hammered by critics for what they say is his dubious commitment to the “Buy American, Hire American” policy that he is promoting on faulty premise, even as […]

Asia

UN, Russia set for Syria meet without US

GENEVA (TIP): The UN’s Syria envoy said today that he will hold talks with Russian officials next week but without the US present after previous plans for a trilateral meeting were “postponed”. UN peace mediator […]