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Sharpshooters, Protesters, a Secret Train Trip: A look at times when the handover of power in US was tense

WASHINGTON: President-elect Joe Biden will take the oath of office on Wednesday at a perilous moment in American history. The country is still being ravaged by a deadly pandemic, economic turmoil and racial divisions. President Donald Trump tried to overturn the democratic election and egged on a mob that then stormed the Capitol to keep […]

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Joe Biden’s economic council pick Sameera Fazili was part of protests against Article 370 abrogation

New Delhi: Kashmiri origin Indian-American Sameera Fazili, who is the newly appointed Deputy Director of the National Economic Council of the Biden administration, has a track record of playing a role in anti-India protests in USA over the Kashmir issue. Fazili played a key role in one of the protests within four days of abrogation […]

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‘Tandav’ controversy: Creator Ali Abbas Zafar says sorry

NEW DELHI: The cast and crew of Amazon Prime Video’s Tandav issued an “unconditional” apology on Monday evening after the I&B ministry asked them for an explanation regarding some scenes that had allegedly “insulted Hindu gods.” The makers of the web series Ali Abbas Zafar and Himanshu Mehra issued the apologies on twitter. They referred […]