Monday, 17 January, 2022
TopicRepublicans

Topic: Republicans

From Kamala Harris to Kal Penn: How racists mispronounced names as a deliberate tactic

In 'Kamala Harris: Phenomenal Woman', columnist Chidanand Rajghatta outlines the US Vice President's life and legacy.

Covid lab leak theory back in focus, Republican report says evidence points to Wuhan institute

Report says there's 'ample evidence' that proves the Wuhan Institute of Virology scientists were working to modify coronaviruses to infect humans. Republicans call for bipartisan probe.

First Georgia win leaves Democrats’ Senate bid hanging in the balance

To secure a narrow majority, Democrats need to win both Senate seats, which would split the chamber 50-50 between the 2 caucuses, with VP-elect Kamala Harris casting tie-breaking votes.

More Republicans reject effort by party members to disrupt certification of Trump’s loss

GOP claims of voter fraud by Democrats continued even as Washington Post reported that Trump had called officials in Georgia to 'find enough votes' to flip the state to Trump.

Led by Ted Cruz, 11 Republicans defy party, will oppose certification of Trump’s election loss

The group has called for a delay of full certification, and a 10-day investigation into accusations of wrongdoing that have been stoked by Trump but dismissed in court.

The China challenge — one area where Biden can hope the American Left and Right to converge

Trump wasn’t the first to highlight the excesses of American internationalism, especially since opposition to protracted wars began in the final years of Bush.

No matter outcome of US election, it seems Democrats and Republicans will end up in court

Here is a history of contested presidential elections, from Samuel Tilden to Al Gore.

Trump or Biden, India-US strategic ties won’t be friction-free

India has been barely mentioned in the US presidential campaign, but both Republicans and Democrats know they need India now.

Because of Kamala Harris, more Indian Americans are likely to vote in US polls, survey shows

The Kamala Harris effect is significant because a narrative is emerging that the Modi-Trump partnership will push Indian Americans to abandon the Democratic Party in droves.

Vote for America or vote for India-US ties — Why Indian Americans and their funding matter

When Barack Obama was running for president for the first time, he called Hillary Clinton the ‘Senator from Punjab’ because of her close ties to India.

On Camera

YourTurn

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.

India adds to billionaires’ list, even as Covid worsens poverty in country, says Oxfam report

According to the global Oxfam Davos report of 2022, India added 40 billionaires to 142 last year during Covid crisis, whose combined fortune is more than the poorest of the population.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
×