Saturday, 25 June, 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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Bucket hat meet feather boa Photographer: Kevin Winter/Getty Images North America

1990s house music and fashion are back — unfortunately, so is a 1970s economy

It may be fear of recession that’s driving today’s obsession with all things early ‘90s. The period was characterised by a dismal economy and large-scale unemployment.
Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai | Bloomberg File Photo

Three charts show trouble for Indian stocks and why its unlikely to end anytime soon

The S&P BSE Sensex Index has fallen more than 15% from its October high, nearing the 20% loss that denotes a bear market.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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