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Trump’s Executive Tweet

Trump’s Executive Tweet

By Kenneth Tiven in Washington Imaginary Transcript of intercept conversation between Trump-Erdogan 6 Oct 2019 23:40 GMT Trump: Hey there, just wanted to say you are...

The UN Tango

Fellas, work it out. You look at the two gentlemen heading those two countries, two good friends of mine. I said, fellows work it...

Trump Goes Ballistic, Gets Mean, Profane And Belligerent Over Impeachment

Above: Speaker Nancy Pelosi (right) has launched an impeachment inquiry against Trump/Photos: UNI By Kenneth Tiven A single day—Wednesday, 2 October— demonstrates what a strange and...
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (right) has launched an impeachment inquiry against Trump/Photos: UNI

Trump’s Tragicomedy

Above: Speaker Nancy Pelosi (right) has launched an impeachment inquiry against Trump/Photos: UNI The US president’s alleged call to his counterpart in Ukraine to probe...
Illusion or Reality?

Illusion or Reality?

By Niti Singh The leading news happenings of the last few days have made us bask in a feeling of good days. The leader of...
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Trump’s incessant bloopers

By Kenneth Tiven    A nation without shared truth will be hard-to-impossible to govern. While this seems pertinent in India, it is becoming a major...
Some believe the move is likely to stop the buzz of third party mediation, as fuelled recently by US President Donald Trump/Photo: UNI

Kashmir Equation: Global Checkmate

Above: Some believe the move is likely to stop the buzz of third party mediation, as fuelled recently by US President Donald Trump/Photo: UNI Prime...
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International Briefs

Above: Photo Courtesy Pixabay The Wine Wars Trust Donald Trump to create an international disagreement without quite realising its larger impact. The US President recently threatened...
Honest Broker?

Honest Broker?

The US President’s offer to mediate or arbitrate in the Kashmir issue has sent alarm bells ringing among the former Pakistan diplomats, who feel...
The sanctions on Iran by US President Donald Trump targeted Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (left), among others

A Dangerous Game of Brinkmanship

Above: The sanctions on Iran by US President Donald Trump targeted Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (left), among others As tensions escalate in the Gulf,...
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A Movie Mogul in Bullywood

Above photo: UNI Be it his tariff attack on Mexico or his hyper-criticism of London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Meghan Markle, the US president seems...
Iran FM Mohammad Javad Zarif (left) with Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj/Photo: UNI

US-Iran Imbroglio: The Politics of Oil

Above: Iran FM Mohammad Javad Zarif (left) with Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj/Photo: UNI America’s directive to India not to lift Iranian oil leaves the new...
Modi with Donald and Melania Trump/Photo: UNI

Donald Trump: Provocateur In Chief

Above: Modi with Donald and Melania Trump/Photo: UNI The impact of higher US tariffs on Chinese goods may help India, but the US president also...
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Hemmed In, President Trump Decides Offense Is The Best Form Of Defence

By Kenneth Tiven U.S. President Donald Trump has once again maneuvered himself into very familiar territory: surrounded by angry people,  he is using the threat...
Democrats in the Congress will keep up the pressure on Trump by seeking the full report/Photo: UNI

Trump’s Russian Escape

Above: Democrats in the Congress will keep up the pressure on Trump by seeking the full report/Photo: UNI While the Robert Mueller report “does not...
(Left) Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller; US President Donald Trump

Robert Mueller Probe: White House Whitewashing

Above: (Left) Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller; US President Donald Trump The secrecy around the 21-month investigation into President Donald Trump’s collusion with Russians in the...

IT’S NOT YET OVER…

By Inderjit Badhwar “Look, it’s VERY simple: -If it exonerated @realDonaldTrump, he’d have tweeted a link to it & insisted the Times publish it in...
President Donald Trump in a meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at the White House/Photo: UNI

POTUS Again or Citizen Trump?

Above: President Donald Trump in a meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at the White House/Photo: UNI With at least 16 declared Democratic aspirants...
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The Pressure Won’t Ease

As ex-aides spill the beans and multiple house committees take a close look at Donald Trump’s myriad dealings, the president starts to feel the...
Taliban militants stand next to the wreckage of a damaged aircraft, in Sayed Karam district, Afghanistan/Photo: UNI

A Tenuous Peace Deal

Above: Taliban militants stand next to the wreckage of a damaged aircraft, in Sayed Karam district, Afghanistan/Photo: UNI In a positive first step, a mellowed...
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US shutdown: How Trump was defeated

By Kenneth Tiven American President Donald Trump held his country hostage for 36 days, but failed to force congress to supply $5.7 billion dollars...

America in Wonderland?

Above: Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) with US President Donald Trump at the G20 summit/Photo: UNI As US special prosecutor Robert Mueller probes deeper into...

INDIFFERENCE TO REALITY

By Inderjit Badhwar The issue of nationalism versus patriotism jumped centre-stage last week when French President Emmanuel Macron, in what is widely recognised as a...
JUSTICE KAVANAUGH AND A LESSON FOR INDIA

JUSTICE KAVANAUGH AND A LESSON FOR INDIA

Above: Brett Kavanaugh’s display of political partisanship while repudiating Dr Christine Ford’s #MeToo testimony of rape was shocking ~By Inderjit Badhwar Perhaps the most powerful and...
The Anonymous Insider

The Anonymous Insider

America has been stunned by an op-ed piece in the New York Times written by an unnamed senior official in the Trump Administration who...
Immigration: Americans All

Immigration: Americans All

President Donald Trump’s approach is out of character for a nation founded by English immigrants about 400 years ago   ~By Kenneth Tiven   There are perhaps at...
Passage to India

Passage to India

~By Dilip Bobb There is heightened speculation about whether US President Donald Trump will accept his Indian counterpart’s invitation to be the chief guest for...
US President Trump with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, at their joint news conference in Helsinki/Photo: UNI

Helsinki Summit: Playing Russian Roulette

Above: US President Trump with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, at their joint news conference in Helsinki/Photo: UNI US President Donald Trump was roasted back...
Protests against separating children from their families/Photo: UNI

US Immigration Policy: Eugenics and White Supremacy

Above: Protests against separating children from their families/Photo: UNI The history of the statute that can make it a felony to illegally enter the country...
Trump, Kim sign treaty, Kim promises complete denuclearisation of Korean Peninsula

Trump, Kim sign treaty, Kim promises complete denuclearisation of Korean Peninsula

Above: U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un look at each others before signing documents that acknowledge the progress of...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

Media Watch

Reliance on Media With his acquisition of the Network 18 group in 2014 from Raghav Bahl, which included a bouquet of channels, including CNN-IBN, CNBC...
DEFIANT INDEPENDENCE

DEFIANT INDEPENDENCE

~By Inderjit Badhwar “Let reverence for the laws be breathed by every American mother … let it be taught in schools, in seminaries, and in...
US State Dept paints a grim picture of human rights, press freedom in India

US State Dept paints a grim picture of human rights, press freedom in India

Trump administration’s report also slams Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government over police atrocities, crime against women, muzzling dissent Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government...
H-1B Visas: A pipe dream

A Pipe Dream

This method — H-1B Visas — of going to the US is full of hurdles and that includes the Trump administration’s hardline stance. This...
How Political Pessimism Helps Doom Tougher Gun Laws

How Political Pessimism Helps Doom Tougher Gun Laws

Above: US President Donald Trump with students of the Parkland school at the White House/Photo: UNI  Saying “nothing will change” has empowered the National...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

Delhi Durbar

Marriage Wows   His designation may be Additional Principal Secretary but PK Mishra is seen as the most powerful person in the PMO—he served many...
Indian-origin Raj Shah to fill in for White House Press Secretary

Indian-origin Raj Shah to fill in for White House Press Secretary

The highest ranking Indian-American in the White House Press Room, Raj Shah was once a bitter critic of US President Donald Trump White House Deputy...
Trump Gives Himself A+

Trump Gives Himself A+

Above: The address reflected Trump’s style, with rhetoric about sunny days ahead followed by implied threats/Photo Courtesy: media.abclocal.go.com Donald Trump’s speech was all about himself,...
Prime Minister, Narendra Modi meeting the President of USA, Donald Trump, in Manila, Philippines on November 13, 2017/Photo: PIB

No Modi-Trump meet in Davos

Above: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi meeting the President of USA, Donald Trump, in Manila, Philippines on November 13, 2017/Photo: PIB ​​India Legal can confirm that...
Indian trust their media way more than Americans do, says survey

India trust their media way more than Americans do, says survey

Whatever the criticism about India’s cantankerous, biased media outlets and whatever ideas Indians posses about the free press across the globe, a survey by...
Much Twittering over a Tweet

Much Twittering over a Tweet

Lead: US President Donald Trump has gone ballistic with his tweets since New Year’s Day/Photo: UNI Too much should not be read into the US...
What setback? The US under Trump is selling even more arms across the board

What setback? The US under Trump is selling even more arms across the board

An F-15 Fighter jet. Photo: Wikipedia ~By Sujit Bhar It has long been known that the US’ Middle East policy is based primarily on the possibility...
President Donald Trump holds talks with Apple and Microsoft CEOs Tim Cook (L) and Satya Nadella, respectively, in Washington. Photo: UNI

The Battle for Broadband

Above: President Donald Trump holds talks with Apple and Microsoft CEOs Tim Cook (L) and Satya Nadella, respectively, in Washington. Photo: UNI A recent plan...
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US Supreme Court allows Trump’s travel ban to take full effect

In a significant victory for President Donald Trump, the US Supreme Court on Monday (December 4) allowed the newest and amended travel ban of...
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Queen for Two Days

  ~By Dilip Bobb So overwhelmed was Ivanka Trump by the red carpet welcome she received on her recent trip to India, treated like royalty...
Ivanka Trump: An American Princess?

Ivanka Trump: An American Princess?

As the US delegation to the Global Entrepreneurial Summit in Hyderabad is led by the First Daughter, a look at whether she is a...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with other leaders who attended the ASEAN-India Summit in Manila, Philippines. Photo: UNI

ASEAN: Combating the Dragon

Above: Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with other leaders who attended the ASEAN-India Summit in Manila, Philippines. Photo: UNI The formation of the Quadrilateral on...
Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone pulls out of Indo-US summit amid Padmavati row

Facing death threats, actor joins Dhoni in deciding to give November 28 event a go-by  Actor Deepika Padukone has joined cricketer MS Dhoni and a...
While Kevin Spacey (far left) has admitted to being a paedophile, Bill Cosby (middle) reportedly assaulted over 16 women. Bill O’Reilly was fired from Fox News over a harassment scandal

Sexual Harassment: Climate Change in America

Above: While Kevin Spacey (far left) has admitted to being a paedophile, Bill Cosby (middle) reportedly assaulted over 16 women. Bill O’Reilly was fired...
Protestors dressed as Russia's President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump, in New York. Photo: UNI

US Probe: Russian Roulette

The special prosecutor’s strategy for outmanoeuvring the president in the Russia links probe zeroes down on his former aides ~By Kenneth Tiven in Washington In biology,...
Kenneth Juster

As predicted by India Legal, US Senate votes for Kenneth Juster as US envoy...

Above: Kenneth Juster   It happened just as India Legal had predicted way back in April. On Thursday (US Time, November 2) the United States...
A marine guard ship from Vietnam (right in the picture) near a Chinese ship in the South China Sea. Photo: UNI

Indo-US Ties: Fearing the Dragon

Above: A marine guard ship from Vietnam (right in the picture) near a Chinese ship in the South China Sea. Photo: UNI The growing warmth...
Harvey Weinstein Fallout: The Power of Predators

Harvey Weinstein Fallout: The Power of Predators

The Weinstein case exemplifies the double standard that defines 21st century America where the powerful think they are invincible ~By Kenneth Tiven in Washington In the...
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un watches the launch of a Hwasong-12 missile. Photo: UNI

Sino-North Korean Ties: Can Xi Defang Kim Jong-un?

As China attempts to take on the mantle of a superpower, its ambitions could be stymied by its belligerent neighbour whose nuclear tests are...
US President Donald Trump after signing an executive order to make it easier to buy bare-bone health insurance. Photo: UNI

Donald Trump: The Riddles of Impeachment

Despite the President’s erratic conduct and the conspiracies under investigation by the Special Counsel, the constitutional road to his removal is anything but a...
Indian Navy sailor Manish Giri (left), who later became Sabi after the sex-change surgery. Photo: gaylaxymag.com

Indian Navy sailor who changed sex is sacked, says will move Supreme Court

Above: Indian Navy sailor Manish Giri (left), who later became Sabi after the sex-change surgery. Photo: gaylaxymag.com Manish Giri became Sabi using own money, but...
Gun laws in the US are so weak you know they were drafted by the gun industry. Photo: Wikipedia

A Trigger-Happy Nation

 Above: Gun laws in the US are so weak you know they were drafted by the gun industry. Photo: Wikipedia The shooting of over 50...
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Iran may face fresh sanctions as Donald Trump rethinks nuclear deal

Above: US President Donald Trump. Photo: UNI President Donald Trump is likely to decertify the Iran nuclear deal next week in a speech that...
US president Donald Trump. Photo: UNI

The Bully and the Press

It's now clear that President Trump poses unprecedented threats to freedoms of speech and press. Take Care and Protect Democracy have teamed up to host a forum...
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The Trump Spiral

Donald Trump may be the president of USA, but he sees “his” nation as the roughly 26 percent of the adult population that not...
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Donald Gets a D

If one were to have some fun with this presidency, let us use the dictionary format and use the alphabet to unravel what’s happening...
With the fear of deportation hanging over their heads, everyone is in limbo. Photo: Twitter

US Immigration: Dream Turns Nightmare

Above: With the fear of deportation hanging over their heads, everyone is in limbo. Photo: Twitter The arbitrary repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood...
India is among the top five countries whose nationals overstay in the US without valid papers.

US Immigration: An Uncertain, Scary Future for Indians

Above: India is among the top five countries whose nationals overstay in the US without valid papers. Trump’s decision will affect close to 8,000 South...
Immigration activists demanding protection of DACA and TPS programmes at a rally in Washington. Photo: UNI

When Donald Trump Killed the Dream for Immigrants

Above: Immigration activists demanding protection of DACA and TPS programmes at a rally in Washington. File Photo: UNI ~By Marcelo Rochabrun Marco Guajardo starts a new...
AMERICAN FIGHTBACK: THE BIG STORY

AMERICAN FIGHTBACK: THE BIG STORY

~By Inderjit Badhwar WASHINGTON DC:  As a summer of discontent unfolds in America, the world waits and watches to discover how far the most powerful...
THE POLITICS OF RANKLEMENT

THE POLITICS OF RANKLEMENT

~By Inderjit Badhwar In a remarkable display of rebellion against President Donald J Trump’s new immigration policies, the city of Chicago, often called the gateway...
US-Pak ties: A Rap on the Knuckles

US-Pak ties: A Rap on the Knuckles

Above: Pakistan’s Nawaz Sharif (left) gets a rebuff from US President Donald Trump (right). Photos: UNI Though the Trump Administration has blocked $350 million aid...
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Transgender Bill: A Rainbow in the Sky

A report by a Standing Committee has made far-reaching recommendations on the controversial Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016 and has taken a...
Nostalgia drives support for Donald Trump

Stirred by Nostalgia

Part of the reason why 30 percent support Trump is that they resist change and wallow in the past   ~By Kenneth Tiven If Indians are having...
US president Donald Trump. Photo: UNI

Trump’s first legal and political victory as travel ban goes into effect

A five-month battle has led to the first legal victory for US President Donald Trump. His 90-day travel ban for people from six Muslim...
Salahuddin’s funds will be choked with US declaring him a terrorist: Home secy

Salahuddin’s funds will be choked with US declaring him a terrorist: Home secy

Above: Syed Salahuddin(center), chief of Hizbul Mujahideen leads a protest rally against the planned visit of Indian Interior Minister Rajnath Singh in Islamabad in...
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Indian-Americans’ parents will have to leave US, orders Trump

Indian Americans, who have their undocumented parents living with them in the US, have been dealt a major blow with President Donald Trump rescinding...
Prime Minister Modi with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin. Photo: UNI

World Relations: Who Will Tango With India?

As a new world order shapes up, Modi will try to be the right man in the right place for Europe and the US....
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Trump allies blame media for baseball practice attack

~By Matt Gertz President Donald Trump’s most loyal conservative and “alt-right” media allies are blaming the mainstream press’s Trump coverage for Wednesday’s attack on a Republican congressional...
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Trump Administration Quietly Rolls Back Civil Rights Efforts Across Federal Government

Previously unannounced directives will limit the Department of Justice’s use of a storied civil rights enforcement tool, and loosen the Department of Education’s requirements...
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US Appeals court refuses to remove stay on travel ban

US President Donald Trump just cannot get past the legal hurdle in trying to get his pet executive order on a controversial travel ban...
Comey’s testimony punches huge holes in Trump tower

Comey’s testimony punches huge holes in Trump tower

Former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence June 7 has revealed details that by any standard anywhere would...
Narendra Modi and Emmanuel Macron

France and India Collaborate on Climate Change in Snub To Trump

Prime Minister Narendra  Modi closed a European tour meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris as world governments began adjusting to US President...
President Donald Trump announces from White House that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement. Photo: UNI

Paris accord: With US’ departure, does the door remain open for India too?

India was dragged, screaming and shouting, into the 2015 Paris Climate Accord by the last US administration, led by Barak Obama. Now Obama’s successor...
Poll says Trump an “Idiot” and “liar”

Poll says Trump an “Idiot” and “liar”

Adding additional insult to the political injury US President Donald Trump has suffered following his summary dismissal of FBI Director James Comey, a just-released...
The chemical attack on civilians in Syria (centre) elicited confused response from Donald Trump (right) vis-à-vis Russian President Putin (left) and Syrian president Assad. Photos: UNI

The Syrian Imbroglio

President Trump’s decision to launch missiles against Syria has global repercussions and puts America in confrontation with Russia. Was it a dangerous move?   ~By...
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H-1B visas: Cuts in visa numbers won’t hurt India alone

Indian tech companies invested over $2 billion in the US, paid $20 billion as taxes. Also, Indian workers in the US contribute more than...
US president Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photos: UNI

A West Divided Against Itself (With A Little “Help” from Russia)

The Western world’s—especially of the US’— international outlook has become a bit of an enigma of late to the eastern hemisphere. This has amplified...
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife along with PM Narendra Modi watch a cultural performance while walking on the Sabarmati River front in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Photo: UNI

Sino-Indian ties: Needling Each Other

As Beijing expands its presence in the Indian Ocean, India too is boosting its ties in the region. But its footprints are nowhere close...
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The White House Wouldn’t Post Trump Staffers’ Financial Disclosures. So We Did

In partnership with The New York Times and The Associated Press, we’re sharing financial disclosures for everyone to look through, including you By Ariana Tobin and Derek...
Papier mache caricatures depicting US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: UNI

The Closing Act?

Will the links between the US and Russians hit America at its core? Will the compromised material Putin has trigger Trump’s resignation? If so,...
Donald Trump and Barrack Obama. Photos: UNI

Ruminations of a Coca-head

Looking back at Coke’s infamous marketing debacle, one can realize why Trump took his TV show performance further, with his birther attack on Obama ~By...
(L-R) US president Donald Trump, British Prime Minister Theresa May, French president Francois Hollande. Photos: UNI

A Leaderless World

 Rarely in history has the world been crippled by a lack of credible leadership at a time when it needs it the most. ~By Dilip...
US, Donald Trump, US embassy, security warning, Americans

Ahead of Trump’s new travel ban, US state dept issues warning to all Americans...

India among countries to be wary of, says a private mailer sent to citizens US embassies across the world have sent out heightened security...
People protest against President Trump's travel ban on Muslim immigrants at the Los Angeles International Airport. Photo: UNI

How a Sudanese Doctor beat the US travel ban

Suha Abushamma had been forced to leave the US after Donald Trump’s travel ban. She sued, and high-level discussions led to her return ~By Charles...
(L-R) Members of the LGBT community protest against Trump’s policies in New York; a vigil against the travel ban in Los Angeles. Photos: UNI

New World Order under Donald Trump

The maverick American president has outraged the world, be it on trade treaties, climate change policies, nuclear deals or moves on IT companies. Can...
President Donald Trump’s Executive Orders on immigrants have to be approved by the Congress. Photo: UNI

Law vs Unbridled Power

Any executive order requires parliamentary approval in a democracy for it to have legal validity   ~Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr   Liberal democracy, as it is understood in...
Illustration: UdayShankar

A friend in the White House

  ~By Dilip Bobb   What exactly did President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi say to each other? Unlike Trump’s conversation with Nawaz Sharif, gleefully...
President Trump’s Executive Order on the visa ban has triggered outrage and chaos in equal measure. Photo: UNI

The Best Legal Arguments Against the Trump Ban

Though the US President’s Executive Order seems to violate the constitution which says that one cannot discriminate on the basis of nationality or place...
It has also to be noted that Donald Trump’s executive order is about rigorous checking and vetting. Photo: UNI

Trump’s executive order on immigration is ridiculous, gratuitous, not illegal

New York’s Eastern District Court’s Judge Ann Donnelly gives relief to those with valid visas Seattle Court Judge James Rabart issues Temporary Restraining Order applicable...
Indians in US during an event. Photo: www.prweb.com

Reinvent, New Buzzword in IT Sector

With fears of an Executive Order hitting India’s Silicon Valley, insiders say the only way to survive the storm is to redeploy and recast  ~By...
Protesters against President Donald Trump’s immigration order gather at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, on Jan. 28, 2017. (Dakota Sillyman/NurPhoto/Sipa USA via AP Photo)

Trump’s Travel Ban is Wreaking Havoc on Families, Especially Those With Valid Visas

The executive order banning travel from seven predominantly Muslim nations is separating families who made every effort to follow US immigration law ~By Charles Ornstein, Terry Parris...
A video grab shows US President Donald J Trump announcing executive order restricting entry of Muslim refugees and immigrants into the US

President Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Immigrants

The full text of President Trump’s Executive Order restricting entry of Muslim refugees and immigrants into the US PROTECTING THE NATION FROM FOREIGN TERRORIST...
(L-R) September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks (photo YouTube); CIA headquarters in Virginia, US

The Orwellian story of US torture policy – I

Declassified CIA documents reveal the sequence of decisions, arguments and acts, post-9/11 ~By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao JrWith US President Donald Trump indicating the approval of torture...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Vladimir Putin during the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, in June 2016. Photo: UNI

Indo-Russian ties: the cool down period

The traditional friendship between India and Russia has developed wrinkles, thanks to Moscow’s growing closeness to Pakistan and China ~By Seema Guha As strategic dynamics...
US president-elect Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin. Photos: UNI

The Trump-Putin Tango

The issue gripping America is the Russian hand in the presidential elections, the cozy ties between Trump and Putin and the bullying of the...
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The “Cultural Tightness” of America

Donald Trump was voted as US President as many voters thought that their country was under the greatest threat and they wanted an authoritarian...
A teacher gives a class to Palestinian bedouin students outdoors near the Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim (seen in the background), in the West Bank village of Al-Eizariya, east of Jerusalem. Photo: UNI

Common ground for Trump, Netanyahu, Modi

Can India use the Security Council’s vote against Jewish settlements to advantage? By Sujit Bhar US President-elect Donald Trump takes oath of office on January 20,...
US president Donald Trump. Photo: UNI

Donald Trump and the Return of Seditious Libel

The new dispensation is set to trigger a host of disputes with the media as it fights for its freedom By Richard Tofel In 1733,...
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THE DEMONETIZATION REALITY SHOW

My colleague Dilip Bobb, now senior managing editor of India Legal, and I had just wound up a popular talk show on APN news...

Trump: The viral president

By Kenneth Tiven Explaining how American voters went from the first black American president with high approval ratings, a Dow Jones Market Index above 18,0000...

Trumping the Media

He has taken press-bashing to toxic heights   By Dilip Bobb   No US Presidential candidate in history received as much media coverage as Donald Trump. It has...
Illustration: UdayShankar

America’s Dangerous jester

  Inderjit Badhwar Please send help immediately, These tyrants keep talking about hope, If you don’t hear from me in four years, Send Democracy. When was America ever great? These...

'Donald Trump' - 108 News Results

Trump’s Executive Tweet

Trump’s Executive Tweet

By Kenneth Tiven in Washington Imaginary Transcript of intercept conversation between Trump-Erdogan 6 Oct 2019 23:40 GMT Trump: Hey there, just wanted to say you are...

The UN Tango

Fellas, work it out. You look at the two gentlemen heading those two countries, two good friends of mine. I said, fellows work it...

Trump Goes Ballistic, Gets Mean, Profane And Belligerent Over Impeachment

Above: Speaker Nancy Pelosi (right) has launched an impeachment inquiry against Trump/Photos: UNI By Kenneth Tiven A single day—Wednesday, 2 October— demonstrates what a strange and...
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (right) has launched an impeachment inquiry against Trump/Photos: UNI

Trump’s Tragicomedy

Above: Speaker Nancy Pelosi (right) has launched an impeachment inquiry against Trump/Photos: UNI The US president’s alleged call to his counterpart in Ukraine to probe...
Illusion or Reality?

Illusion or Reality?

By Niti Singh The leading news happenings of the last few days have made us bask in a feeling of good days. The leader of...
US President Donald Trump

Trump’s incessant bloopers

By Kenneth Tiven    A nation without shared truth will be hard-to-impossible to govern. While this seems pertinent in India, it is becoming a major...
Some believe the move is likely to stop the buzz of third party mediation, as fuelled recently by US President Donald Trump/Photo: UNI

Kashmir Equation: Global Checkmate

Above: Some believe the move is likely to stop the buzz of third party mediation, as fuelled recently by US President Donald Trump/Photo: UNI Prime...
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International Briefs

Above: Photo Courtesy Pixabay The Wine Wars Trust Donald Trump to create an international disagreement without quite realising its larger impact. The US President recently threatened...
Honest Broker?

Honest Broker?

The US President’s offer to mediate or arbitrate in the Kashmir issue has sent alarm bells ringing among the former Pakistan diplomats, who feel...
The sanctions on Iran by US President Donald Trump targeted Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (left), among others

A Dangerous Game of Brinkmanship

Above: The sanctions on Iran by US President Donald Trump targeted Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (left), among others As tensions escalate in the Gulf,...
Donald Trump

A Movie Mogul in Bullywood

Above photo: UNI Be it his tariff attack on Mexico or his hyper-criticism of London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Meghan Markle, the US president seems...
Iran FM Mohammad Javad Zarif (left) with Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj/Photo: UNI

US-Iran Imbroglio: The Politics of Oil

Above: Iran FM Mohammad Javad Zarif (left) with Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj/Photo: UNI America’s directive to India not to lift Iranian oil leaves the new...
Modi with Donald and Melania Trump/Photo: UNI

Donald Trump: Provocateur In Chief

Above: Modi with Donald and Melania Trump/Photo: UNI The impact of higher US tariffs on Chinese goods may help India, but the US president also...
U.S. President Donald Trump

Hemmed In, President Trump Decides Offense Is The Best Form Of Defence

By Kenneth Tiven U.S. President Donald Trump has once again maneuvered himself into very familiar territory: surrounded by angry people,  he is using the threat...
Democrats in the Congress will keep up the pressure on Trump by seeking the full report/Photo: UNI

Trump’s Russian Escape

Above: Democrats in the Congress will keep up the pressure on Trump by seeking the full report/Photo: UNI While the Robert Mueller report “does not...
(Left) Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller; US President Donald Trump

Robert Mueller Probe: White House Whitewashing

Above: (Left) Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller; US President Donald Trump The secrecy around the 21-month investigation into President Donald Trump’s collusion with Russians in the...

IT’S NOT YET OVER…

By Inderjit Badhwar “Look, it’s VERY simple: -If it exonerated @realDonaldTrump, he’d have tweeted a link to it & insisted the Times publish it in...
President Donald Trump in a meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at the White House/Photo: UNI

POTUS Again or Citizen Trump?

Above: President Donald Trump in a meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at the White House/Photo: UNI With at least 16 declared Democratic aspirants...
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The Pressure Won’t Ease

As ex-aides spill the beans and multiple house committees take a close look at Donald Trump’s myriad dealings, the president starts to feel the...
Taliban militants stand next to the wreckage of a damaged aircraft, in Sayed Karam district, Afghanistan/Photo: UNI

A Tenuous Peace Deal

Above: Taliban militants stand next to the wreckage of a damaged aircraft, in Sayed Karam district, Afghanistan/Photo: UNI In a positive first step, a mellowed...
American President Donald Trump

US shutdown: How Trump was defeated

By Kenneth Tiven American President Donald Trump held his country hostage for 36 days, but failed to force congress to supply $5.7 billion dollars...

America in Wonderland?

Above: Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) with US President Donald Trump at the G20 summit/Photo: UNI As US special prosecutor Robert Mueller probes deeper into...

INDIFFERENCE TO REALITY

By Inderjit Badhwar The issue of nationalism versus patriotism jumped centre-stage last week when French President Emmanuel Macron, in what is widely recognised as a...
JUSTICE KAVANAUGH AND A LESSON FOR INDIA

JUSTICE KAVANAUGH AND A LESSON FOR INDIA

Above: Brett Kavanaugh’s display of political partisanship while repudiating Dr Christine Ford’s #MeToo testimony of rape was shocking ~By Inderjit Badhwar Perhaps the most powerful and...
The Anonymous Insider

The Anonymous Insider

America has been stunned by an op-ed piece in the New York Times written by an unnamed senior official in the Trump Administration who...
Immigration: Americans All

Immigration: Americans All

President Donald Trump’s approach is out of character for a nation founded by English immigrants about 400 years ago   ~By Kenneth Tiven   There are perhaps at...
Passage to India

Passage to India

~By Dilip Bobb There is heightened speculation about whether US President Donald Trump will accept his Indian counterpart’s invitation to be the chief guest for...
US President Trump with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, at their joint news conference in Helsinki/Photo: UNI

Helsinki Summit: Playing Russian Roulette

Above: US President Trump with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, at their joint news conference in Helsinki/Photo: UNI US President Donald Trump was roasted back...
Protests against separating children from their families/Photo: UNI

US Immigration Policy: Eugenics and White Supremacy

Above: Protests against separating children from their families/Photo: UNI The history of the statute that can make it a felony to illegally enter the country...
Trump, Kim sign treaty, Kim promises complete denuclearisation of Korean Peninsula

Trump, Kim sign treaty, Kim promises complete denuclearisation of Korean Peninsula

Above: U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un look at each others before signing documents that acknowledge the progress of...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

Media Watch

Reliance on Media With his acquisition of the Network 18 group in 2014 from Raghav Bahl, which included a bouquet of channels, including CNN-IBN, CNBC...
DEFIANT INDEPENDENCE

DEFIANT INDEPENDENCE

~By Inderjit Badhwar “Let reverence for the laws be breathed by every American mother … let it be taught in schools, in seminaries, and in...
US State Dept paints a grim picture of human rights, press freedom in India

US State Dept paints a grim picture of human rights, press freedom in India

Trump administration’s report also slams Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government over police atrocities, crime against women, muzzling dissent Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government...
H-1B Visas: A pipe dream

A Pipe Dream

This method — H-1B Visas — of going to the US is full of hurdles and that includes the Trump administration’s hardline stance. This...
How Political Pessimism Helps Doom Tougher Gun Laws

How Political Pessimism Helps Doom Tougher Gun Laws

Above: US President Donald Trump with students of the Parkland school at the White House/Photo: UNI  Saying “nothing will change” has empowered the National...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

Delhi Durbar

Marriage Wows   His designation may be Additional Principal Secretary but PK Mishra is seen as the most powerful person in the PMO—he served many...
Indian-origin Raj Shah to fill in for White House Press Secretary

Indian-origin Raj Shah to fill in for White House Press Secretary

The highest ranking Indian-American in the White House Press Room, Raj Shah was once a bitter critic of US President Donald Trump White House Deputy...
Trump Gives Himself A+

Trump Gives Himself A+

Above: The address reflected Trump’s style, with rhetoric about sunny days ahead followed by implied threats/Photo Courtesy: media.abclocal.go.com Donald Trump’s speech was all about himself,...
Prime Minister, Narendra Modi meeting the President of USA, Donald Trump, in Manila, Philippines on November 13, 2017/Photo: PIB

No Modi-Trump meet in Davos

Above: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi meeting the President of USA, Donald Trump, in Manila, Philippines on November 13, 2017/Photo: PIB ​​India Legal can confirm that...
Indian trust their media way more than Americans do, says survey

India trust their media way more than Americans do, says survey

Whatever the criticism about India’s cantankerous, biased media outlets and whatever ideas Indians posses about the free press across the globe, a survey by...
Much Twittering over a Tweet

Much Twittering over a Tweet

Lead: US President Donald Trump has gone ballistic with his tweets since New Year’s Day/Photo: UNI Too much should not be read into the US...
What setback? The US under Trump is selling even more arms across the board

What setback? The US under Trump is selling even more arms across the board

An F-15 Fighter jet. Photo: Wikipedia ~By Sujit Bhar It has long been known that the US’ Middle East policy is based primarily on the possibility...
President Donald Trump holds talks with Apple and Microsoft CEOs Tim Cook (L) and Satya Nadella, respectively, in Washington. Photo: UNI

The Battle for Broadband

Above: President Donald Trump holds talks with Apple and Microsoft CEOs Tim Cook (L) and Satya Nadella, respectively, in Washington. Photo: UNI A recent plan...
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US Supreme Court allows Trump’s travel ban to take full effect

In a significant victory for President Donald Trump, the US Supreme Court on Monday (December 4) allowed the newest and amended travel ban of...
Illustrations: Anthony Lawrence

Queen for Two Days

  ~By Dilip Bobb So overwhelmed was Ivanka Trump by the red carpet welcome she received on her recent trip to India, treated like royalty...
Ivanka Trump: An American Princess?

Ivanka Trump: An American Princess?

As the US delegation to the Global Entrepreneurial Summit in Hyderabad is led by the First Daughter, a look at whether she is a...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with other leaders who attended the ASEAN-India Summit in Manila, Philippines. Photo: UNI

ASEAN: Combating the Dragon

Above: Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with other leaders who attended the ASEAN-India Summit in Manila, Philippines. Photo: UNI The formation of the Quadrilateral on...
Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone pulls out of Indo-US summit amid Padmavati row

Facing death threats, actor joins Dhoni in deciding to give November 28 event a go-by  Actor Deepika Padukone has joined cricketer MS Dhoni and a...
While Kevin Spacey (far left) has admitted to being a paedophile, Bill Cosby (middle) reportedly assaulted over 16 women. Bill O’Reilly was fired from Fox News over a harassment scandal

Sexual Harassment: Climate Change in America

Above: While Kevin Spacey (far left) has admitted to being a paedophile, Bill Cosby (middle) reportedly assaulted over 16 women. Bill O’Reilly was fired...
Protestors dressed as Russia's President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump, in New York. Photo: UNI

US Probe: Russian Roulette

The special prosecutor’s strategy for outmanoeuvring the president in the Russia links probe zeroes down on his former aides ~By Kenneth Tiven in Washington In biology,...
Kenneth Juster

As predicted by India Legal, US Senate votes for Kenneth Juster as US envoy...

Above: Kenneth Juster   It happened just as India Legal had predicted way back in April. On Thursday (US Time, November 2) the United States...
A marine guard ship from Vietnam (right in the picture) near a Chinese ship in the South China Sea. Photo: UNI

Indo-US Ties: Fearing the Dragon

Above: A marine guard ship from Vietnam (right in the picture) near a Chinese ship in the South China Sea. Photo: UNI The growing warmth...
Harvey Weinstein Fallout: The Power of Predators

Harvey Weinstein Fallout: The Power of Predators

The Weinstein case exemplifies the double standard that defines 21st century America where the powerful think they are invincible ~By Kenneth Tiven in Washington In the...
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un watches the launch of a Hwasong-12 missile. Photo: UNI

Sino-North Korean Ties: Can Xi Defang Kim Jong-un?

As China attempts to take on the mantle of a superpower, its ambitions could be stymied by its belligerent neighbour whose nuclear tests are...
US President Donald Trump after signing an executive order to make it easier to buy bare-bone health insurance. Photo: UNI

Donald Trump: The Riddles of Impeachment

Despite the President’s erratic conduct and the conspiracies under investigation by the Special Counsel, the constitutional road to his removal is anything but a...
Indian Navy sailor Manish Giri (left), who later became Sabi after the sex-change surgery. Photo: gaylaxymag.com

Indian Navy sailor who changed sex is sacked, says will move Supreme Court

Above: Indian Navy sailor Manish Giri (left), who later became Sabi after the sex-change surgery. Photo: gaylaxymag.com Manish Giri became Sabi using own money, but...
Gun laws in the US are so weak you know they were drafted by the gun industry. Photo: Wikipedia

A Trigger-Happy Nation

 Above: Gun laws in the US are so weak you know they were drafted by the gun industry. Photo: Wikipedia The shooting of over 50...
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Iran may face fresh sanctions as Donald Trump rethinks nuclear deal

Above: US President Donald Trump. Photo: UNI President Donald Trump is likely to decertify the Iran nuclear deal next week in a speech that...
US president Donald Trump. Photo: UNI

The Bully and the Press

It's now clear that President Trump poses unprecedented threats to freedoms of speech and press. Take Care and Protect Democracy have teamed up to host a forum...
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The Trump Spiral

Donald Trump may be the president of USA, but he sees “his” nation as the roughly 26 percent of the adult population that not...
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Donald Gets a D

If one were to have some fun with this presidency, let us use the dictionary format and use the alphabet to unravel what’s happening...
With the fear of deportation hanging over their heads, everyone is in limbo. Photo: Twitter

US Immigration: Dream Turns Nightmare

Above: With the fear of deportation hanging over their heads, everyone is in limbo. Photo: Twitter The arbitrary repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood...
India is among the top five countries whose nationals overstay in the US without valid papers.

US Immigration: An Uncertain, Scary Future for Indians

Above: India is among the top five countries whose nationals overstay in the US without valid papers. Trump’s decision will affect close to 8,000 South...
Immigration activists demanding protection of DACA and TPS programmes at a rally in Washington. Photo: UNI

When Donald Trump Killed the Dream for Immigrants

Above: Immigration activists demanding protection of DACA and TPS programmes at a rally in Washington. File Photo: UNI ~By Marcelo Rochabrun Marco Guajardo starts a new...
AMERICAN FIGHTBACK: THE BIG STORY

AMERICAN FIGHTBACK: THE BIG STORY

~By Inderjit Badhwar WASHINGTON DC:  As a summer of discontent unfolds in America, the world waits and watches to discover how far the most powerful...
THE POLITICS OF RANKLEMENT

THE POLITICS OF RANKLEMENT

~By Inderjit Badhwar In a remarkable display of rebellion against President Donald J Trump’s new immigration policies, the city of Chicago, often called the gateway...
US-Pak ties: A Rap on the Knuckles

US-Pak ties: A Rap on the Knuckles

Above: Pakistan’s Nawaz Sharif (left) gets a rebuff from US President Donald Trump (right). Photos: UNI Though the Trump Administration has blocked $350 million aid...
Photo: Kh Manglembi Devi

Transgender Bill: A Rainbow in the Sky

A report by a Standing Committee has made far-reaching recommendations on the controversial Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016 and has taken a...
Nostalgia drives support for Donald Trump

Stirred by Nostalgia

Part of the reason why 30 percent support Trump is that they resist change and wallow in the past   ~By Kenneth Tiven If Indians are having...
US president Donald Trump. Photo: UNI

Trump’s first legal and political victory as travel ban goes into effect

A five-month battle has led to the first legal victory for US President Donald Trump. His 90-day travel ban for people from six Muslim...
Salahuddin’s funds will be choked with US declaring him a terrorist: Home secy

Salahuddin’s funds will be choked with US declaring him a terrorist: Home secy

Above: Syed Salahuddin(center), chief of Hizbul Mujahideen leads a protest rally against the planned visit of Indian Interior Minister Rajnath Singh in Islamabad in...
Donald Trump Photo: UNI

Indian-Americans’ parents will have to leave US, orders Trump

Indian Americans, who have their undocumented parents living with them in the US, have been dealt a major blow with President Donald Trump rescinding...
Prime Minister Modi with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin. Photo: UNI

World Relations: Who Will Tango With India?

As a new world order shapes up, Modi will try to be the right man in the right place for Europe and the US....
Picture Courtesy: UNI

Trump allies blame media for baseball practice attack

~By Matt Gertz President Donald Trump’s most loyal conservative and “alt-right” media allies are blaming the mainstream press’s Trump coverage for Wednesday’s attack on a Republican congressional...
Donald Trump Photo: UNI

Trump Administration Quietly Rolls Back Civil Rights Efforts Across Federal Government

Previously unannounced directives will limit the Department of Justice’s use of a storied civil rights enforcement tool, and loosen the Department of Education’s requirements...
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US Appeals court refuses to remove stay on travel ban

US President Donald Trump just cannot get past the legal hurdle in trying to get his pet executive order on a controversial travel ban...
Comey’s testimony punches huge holes in Trump tower

Comey’s testimony punches huge holes in Trump tower

Former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence June 7 has revealed details that by any standard anywhere would...
Narendra Modi and Emmanuel Macron

France and India Collaborate on Climate Change in Snub To Trump

Prime Minister Narendra  Modi closed a European tour meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris as world governments began adjusting to US President...
President Donald Trump announces from White House that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement. Photo: UNI

Paris accord: With US’ departure, does the door remain open for India too?

India was dragged, screaming and shouting, into the 2015 Paris Climate Accord by the last US administration, led by Barak Obama. Now Obama’s successor...
Poll says Trump an “Idiot” and “liar”

Poll says Trump an “Idiot” and “liar”

Adding additional insult to the political injury US President Donald Trump has suffered following his summary dismissal of FBI Director James Comey, a just-released...
The chemical attack on civilians in Syria (centre) elicited confused response from Donald Trump (right) vis-à-vis Russian President Putin (left) and Syrian president Assad. Photos: UNI

The Syrian Imbroglio

President Trump’s decision to launch missiles against Syria has global repercussions and puts America in confrontation with Russia. Was it a dangerous move?   ~By...
Donald Trump Photo: UNI

H-1B visas: Cuts in visa numbers won’t hurt India alone

Indian tech companies invested over $2 billion in the US, paid $20 billion as taxes. Also, Indian workers in the US contribute more than...
US president Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photos: UNI

A West Divided Against Itself (With A Little “Help” from Russia)

The Western world’s—especially of the US’— international outlook has become a bit of an enigma of late to the eastern hemisphere. This has amplified...
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife along with PM Narendra Modi watch a cultural performance while walking on the Sabarmati River front in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Photo: UNI

Sino-Indian ties: Needling Each Other

As Beijing expands its presence in the Indian Ocean, India too is boosting its ties in the region. But its footprints are nowhere close...
Donald Trump Photo: UNI

The White House Wouldn’t Post Trump Staffers’ Financial Disclosures. So We Did

In partnership with The New York Times and The Associated Press, we’re sharing financial disclosures for everyone to look through, including you By Ariana Tobin and Derek...
Papier mache caricatures depicting US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: UNI

The Closing Act?

Will the links between the US and Russians hit America at its core? Will the compromised material Putin has trigger Trump’s resignation? If so,...
Donald Trump and Barrack Obama. Photos: UNI

Ruminations of a Coca-head

Looking back at Coke’s infamous marketing debacle, one can realize why Trump took his TV show performance further, with his birther attack on Obama ~By...
(L-R) US president Donald Trump, British Prime Minister Theresa May, French president Francois Hollande. Photos: UNI

A Leaderless World

 Rarely in history has the world been crippled by a lack of credible leadership at a time when it needs it the most. ~By Dilip...
US, Donald Trump, US embassy, security warning, Americans

Ahead of Trump’s new travel ban, US state dept issues warning to all Americans...

India among countries to be wary of, says a private mailer sent to citizens US embassies across the world have sent out heightened security...
People protest against President Trump's travel ban on Muslim immigrants at the Los Angeles International Airport. Photo: UNI

How a Sudanese Doctor beat the US travel ban

Suha Abushamma had been forced to leave the US after Donald Trump’s travel ban. She sued, and high-level discussions led to her return ~By Charles...
(L-R) Members of the LGBT community protest against Trump’s policies in New York; a vigil against the travel ban in Los Angeles. Photos: UNI

New World Order under Donald Trump

The maverick American president has outraged the world, be it on trade treaties, climate change policies, nuclear deals or moves on IT companies. Can...
President Donald Trump’s Executive Orders on immigrants have to be approved by the Congress. Photo: UNI

Law vs Unbridled Power

Any executive order requires parliamentary approval in a democracy for it to have legal validity   ~Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr   Liberal democracy, as it is understood in...
Illustration: UdayShankar

A friend in the White House

  ~By Dilip Bobb   What exactly did President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi say to each other? Unlike Trump’s conversation with Nawaz Sharif, gleefully...
President Trump’s Executive Order on the visa ban has triggered outrage and chaos in equal measure. Photo: UNI

The Best Legal Arguments Against the Trump Ban

Though the US President’s Executive Order seems to violate the constitution which says that one cannot discriminate on the basis of nationality or place...
It has also to be noted that Donald Trump’s executive order is about rigorous checking and vetting. Photo: UNI

Trump’s executive order on immigration is ridiculous, gratuitous, not illegal

New York’s Eastern District Court’s Judge Ann Donnelly gives relief to those with valid visas Seattle Court Judge James Rabart issues Temporary Restraining Order applicable...
Indians in US during an event. Photo: www.prweb.com

Reinvent, New Buzzword in IT Sector

With fears of an Executive Order hitting India’s Silicon Valley, insiders say the only way to survive the storm is to redeploy and recast  ~By...
Protesters against President Donald Trump’s immigration order gather at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, on Jan. 28, 2017. (Dakota Sillyman/NurPhoto/Sipa USA via AP Photo)

Trump’s Travel Ban is Wreaking Havoc on Families, Especially Those With Valid Visas

The executive order banning travel from seven predominantly Muslim nations is separating families who made every effort to follow US immigration law ~By Charles Ornstein, Terry Parris...
A video grab shows US President Donald J Trump announcing executive order restricting entry of Muslim refugees and immigrants into the US

President Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Immigrants

The full text of President Trump’s Executive Order restricting entry of Muslim refugees and immigrants into the US PROTECTING THE NATION FROM FOREIGN TERRORIST...
(L-R) September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks (photo YouTube); CIA headquarters in Virginia, US

The Orwellian story of US torture policy – I

Declassified CIA documents reveal the sequence of decisions, arguments and acts, post-9/11 ~By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao JrWith US President Donald Trump indicating the approval of torture...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Vladimir Putin during the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, in June 2016. Photo: UNI

Indo-Russian ties: the cool down period

The traditional friendship between India and Russia has developed wrinkles, thanks to Moscow’s growing closeness to Pakistan and China ~By Seema Guha As strategic dynamics...
US president-elect Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin. Photos: UNI

The Trump-Putin Tango

The issue gripping America is the Russian hand in the presidential elections, the cozy ties between Trump and Putin and the bullying of the...
Donald Trump Photo: UNI

The “Cultural Tightness” of America

Donald Trump was voted as US President as many voters thought that their country was under the greatest threat and they wanted an authoritarian...
A teacher gives a class to Palestinian bedouin students outdoors near the Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim (seen in the background), in the West Bank village of Al-Eizariya, east of Jerusalem. Photo: UNI

Common ground for Trump, Netanyahu, Modi

Can India use the Security Council’s vote against Jewish settlements to advantage? By Sujit Bhar US President-elect Donald Trump takes oath of office on January 20,...
US president Donald Trump. Photo: UNI

Donald Trump and the Return of Seditious Libel

The new dispensation is set to trigger a host of disputes with the media as it fights for its freedom By Richard Tofel In 1733,...
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THE DEMONETIZATION REALITY SHOW

My colleague Dilip Bobb, now senior managing editor of India Legal, and I had just wound up a popular talk show on APN news...

Trump: The viral president

By Kenneth Tiven Explaining how American voters went from the first black American president with high approval ratings, a Dow Jones Market Index above 18,0000...

Trumping the Media

He has taken press-bashing to toxic heights   By Dilip Bobb   No US Presidential candidate in history received as much media coverage as Donald Trump. It has...
Illustration: UdayShankar

America’s Dangerous jester

  Inderjit Badhwar Please send help immediately, These tyrants keep talking about hope, If you don’t hear from me in four years, Send Democracy. When was America ever great? These...

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