India | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 12, 2013
Expressing concern over the Indian Supreme Court verdict which ruled that gay sex is illegal, the US has said that it is opposed to any action that criminalises consensual gay sex between two adults.
World | Reuters | Tuesday December 10, 2013
The first winter snowfall of the season slowed US government operations on Tuesday but did not bring them to a standstill, with Congress, the Supreme Court and financial regulators meeting for business as usual.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday November 28, 2013
A US Court of Appeals has dismissed a human rights violation case against Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on the ground that a Sikh rights group failed to serve federal court summons on him.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 1, 2013
A key part of President Barack Obama's drive to offer low-cost health insurance to millions of uninsured Americans opened today despite a government shutdown over Republican opposition to the plan.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 29, 2013
The US Supreme Court and its conservative majority are back in session on Monday and will likely weigh in again on the hot-button issue of legalizing abortion.
World | Associated Press | Saturday September 28, 2013
Starting Tuesday, an estimated 50 million Americans who don't have health insurance can start signing up for coverage as the core of President Barack Obama's overhaul takes hold. Subsidies will be available to help those with lower-incomes pay for in...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday September 27, 2013
Sri Srinivasan was today sworn in as judge of the second most powerful court of the United States, making him the first Indian American to be on the bench of the US Courts of Appeal for the District of Columbia Circuit.
World | Reuters | Thursday September 26, 2013
Former President George HW Bush and his wife, Barbara, were the official witnesses of a same-sex marriage between two women in Maine over the weekend, a spokesman said on Wednesday.
Cheat Sheet | Diana George | Thursday September 19, 2013
The government has refuted reports that it is hunting for a route to get around a crucial law that makes foreign suppliers liable for a nuclear disaster. The Prime Minister is meeting US President Barack Obama next month in New York. The US has been ...
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday August 20, 2013
Sharapova has applied to the Supreme Court of Florida for the two-week name change to draw more attention to her candy brand.
World | Associated Press | Thursday August 8, 2013
The Pentagon is poised to extend health care, housing and other benefits to the same-sex spouses of military members by the end of August, but may reverse earlier plans to provide benefits to gay partners who are not married.
World | Associated Press | Sunday August 4, 2013
Julius Chambers, a Charlotte attorney whose practice was in the forefront of the civil rights movement in North Carolina, has died, his law firm said Saturday. He was 76.
World | Reuters | Friday August 2, 2013
The United States will immediately begin considering visa applications of gay and lesbian spouses in the same manner as heterosexual couples, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday.
World | Reuters | Tuesday July 23, 2013
Married Californians Jeremy Turpen and Randy Brock celebrated last month's US Supreme Court rulings on gay marriage. Now they face a tax headache.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Wednesday July 17, 2013
The Supreme Court has struck down the ban on dance bars, which the state home ministry had condemned in 2005 as fronts for crime and prostitution.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 17, 2013
Nineteen US organizations field suit on Tuesday against the National Security Agency claiming their constitutional rights were violated by the secret spy agency's data collection programs.
World | Reuters | Saturday June 29, 2013
Same-sex couples - some in shorts and jeans, some in their work clothes - rushed to be wed in California on Friday after a court abruptly ended the state's five-year ban on gay marriage in the wake of landmark rulings at the US Supreme Court.
World | Associated Press | Thursday June 27, 2013
Thousands celebrated in California's streets after US Supreme Court rulings brought major advances for gay marriage proponents in the state and across the country.
World | Reuters | Wednesday June 26, 2013
President Barack Obama applauded a Supreme Court decision on Wednesday that made married gay men and women eligible for federal benefits, and he directed Attorney General Eric Holder to review all relevant federal laws to ensure the ruling is impleme...
World | Reuters | Wednesday June 26, 2013
The US Supreme Court on Wednesday paved the way for gay marriage in California.