Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicUS House of Representatives

Topic: US House of Representatives

Trump’s ‘pardon’ to Crown Prince, and ‘Wild West’ of grades in the UK

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

Donald Trump becomes third US President to be impeached by House of Representatives

A trial will now take place at Senate, followed by a vote. A two-thirds majority will be required to convict and remove President Donald Trump.

US Congress to vote on bill to lift cap on Green Cards, could benefit Indians with H1-B visas

The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act is set to sail through the 435-member House of Representatives Tuesday and is being supported by more than 310 lawmakers.

Two Indian Americans get key positions in US Congressional panels

Raja Krishnamoorthi will head a panel on economic and consumer policy and Democratic Congressman Ro Khanna has been appointed to several key Congressional committees.

Nearly a dozen Indian-Americans emerge as competitive contenders in the US midterm elections

The participation of around 100 Indian-Americans for all levels of government comes at a time when the anti-immigrant sentiment is at its peak in the US.

On Camera

YourTurn

A Wimbledon court | Twitter/Wimbledon

Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

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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