Donald Trump delivers his highly-anticipated maiden speech to the US Congress seeking to reframe his young presidency, boost low approval ratings and detail an agenda of economic empowerment, health reforms and increased defense spending.
US President Donald Trump's proposal to slash funding for the State Department and foreign aid faces stiff opposition in Congress, which must pass any spending plan, not just from Democrats, but also from many of his fellow Republicans.
The White House and Congress lacked agreement on a plan to repeal and replace Obamacare on Tuesday amid signs of growing Republican division on the issue, as President Donald Trump prepared to address lawmakers about his 2017 agenda.
Stating that people nowadays should be more tolerant and there is no place of intolerance, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said it is the fundamental right of a person to choose his religion.
A 30-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly murdering his neighbour, who had "scolded" and "insulted" him over bursting crackers near his house on the occasion of Diwali last year, the police said.
The BJP has moved the Election Commission seeking an inquiry into what they said was a "large-scale deletion" of names of eligible voters from electoral rolls in Uttar Pradesh. The state has already voted in five of the seven phases of the assembly elections, in which the party is hoping to wrest power from the ruling Samajwadi Party.
Mandya district in Karnataka is traditionally a lush area, irrigated by water from the Krishna Raja Sagar dam. But this is the second consecutive year of drought, and no water is being released for irrigation now. The water level in the dam is just over 80 feet -- compared to the usual 100 to 110 feet level at this time of year.
At least 160 people have died in three months of clashes between the military and ethnic armed groups in Myanmar's Shan state, a senior army official said Tuesday, amid efforts to revive flagging peace talks.
In a tragedy perpetuated by heady consumerism, an 18-year-old boy, upset with his daily wager parents' failure to buy him a high-end smartphone, jumped to death into a 70-ft deep ditch in Parana village of Bundi district today.