Editorial: Warm welcome

US President Donald Trump is on a two-day visit to India from today. Both the countries are looking forward for the visit and its outcome. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India looks forward to welcomingTrump, who will arrive on his maiden visit to the country beginning 24 February. Continue Reading

Donald Trump arrives in Ahmedabad

US President Donald Trump arrived in Ahmedabad today for the first leg of his India trip.A press note said that the Air Force One plane carrying Trump and his wife Melania landed at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel international airport here at 11.37 am. Continue Reading

Donald Trump acquitted of all impeachment charges

The United States Senate Wednesday acquitted President Donald Trump on two articles of impeachment — abuse of power and obstruction to Congress — giving him a major political and moral victory in an election year.
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US Prez refuses to reduce Chinese tariff

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday refused to roll back the massive tariff imposed on import of Chinese goods despite having succeeded to sign the first phase of a trade deal with China. During a historic signing ceremony at the White House, Trump said he will roll back the tariffs only if the second phase of the trade deal is signed between the two economic giants. The trade deal, considered as major political and diplomatic victory for President Trump, came on a day when the House voted to sent his impeachment trial to the Senate. Trump has used tariff as a leverage in trade talks with major economic powers of the world, mainly China. Continue Reading

US warns of ‘major retaliation’ in case of attack

US President Donald Trump has warned Iran of “major retaliation” if Tehran carries out any attack against America to avenge the killing of top military commander Qasem Soleimani and hinted at striking its cultural sites. His statement came hours after Iran announced it will no longer abide by the limits contained in the 2015 landmark nuclear deal Continue Reading

North Korea warns of grave economic challenge

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has warned top ruling party officials of the “grave situation” facing the nuclear-armed state’s economy and called for urgent corrective measures. Continue Reading

Donald Trump becomes 3rd Prez in US history to be impeached

Donald Trump has become the third President in US history to be impeached as the House of Representatives formally charged him with abuse of power and obstructing the Congress, setting up a Senate trial next year that will decide whether he remains in office after three tumultuous years.
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Donald Trump signs bills backing Hong Kong protesters

China today accused the US of harbouring ‘sinister intentions’ and warned of ‘countermeasures’ after President Donald Trump signed a bill supporting pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. Continue Reading

I offered to help India, Pak on Kashmir: Trump

US President Donald Trump said he discussed Kashmir with the top leadership of India and Pakistan during his meetings with them and offered to help with ‘arbitration or mediation’ on the issue to the two nuclear-armed neighbours, who have to ‘work it out’. Continue Reading