Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicCapitol Hill siege

Topic: Capitol Hill siege

US Senate acquits Donald Trump over Capitol violence following impeachment trial

Following four days of the impeachment trial, the 100-member Senate voted to impeach Trump by 57-43 votes, 10 votes short of the two-thirds majority needed for conviction.

Trump most pro-police president, didn’t cause Capitol Hill riot — lawyers at impeachment trial

Trump's lawyer Bruce Castor told the US Senate that there was a complete lack of evidence on the article of impeachment against against the former president.

20,000 soldiers at US Capitol. No, it isn’t Civil War, but the Trump effect

US Capitol Hill hasn't seen so many soldiers since Civil War in 1862. Washington is on guard as it braces for inauguration of a new president and a vote to impeach incumbent.

Trump becomes first US president to be impeached second time

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will now determine how quickly to send the impeachment article to the Senate for a trial.

Trump’s ‘Narcissus’ moment, and Israel’s ‘non-Palestinian’ vaccine policy

The best cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Don’t laugh at US so soon, it has survived its populist moment far better than rest of us

In comparison to countries such as Russia, Turkey, Hungary, India, American institutions (media and judiciary) have demonstrated their value and resilience

‘Sole’ searching by Uttar Pradesh Police and the GDP ‘trailer’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

On Camera

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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