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Coalition of progressive groups call on Democrats in new Congress to reject fossil fuel money, push bold and aggressive climate policies

WASHINGTON – As Democrats vie for leadership positions in the new Congress, 47 progressive groups released a letter today demanding that candidates for House leadership posts pledge to reject fossil fuel money. The letter calls for a Green New Deal that will move America to a 100 percent renewable energy society, center communities on the

Congress Demands SEC Investigate Allegations of Wildlife Trafficking on Facebook

Washington, D.C. May 15, 2018. Yesterday, senior members of the House Committee on Natural Resources issued a strong letter to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) demanding an investigation into the illegal wildlife trafficking on Facebook.  The letter referenced an anonymous Dodd-Frank Act whistleblower complaint filed with the SEC in August 2017 by the

Indranil Rajguru challenges sitting Chief Minister of Gujarat

  –        Congress reposes faith in youth leader Indranil Rajguru for grand success in Rajkot West –        He has repeatedly highlighted grave issues of Rajkot like Deteriorating Law & Order, Rising Unemployment, High Inflation, Demonetization, GST and high Education Fees –        Issue of Step-Motherly behaviour meted out by subsequent State Governments towards Rajkot even though

Steel Caucus to President Obama: Congress gave you the tools, now take action

Washington, DC – Congressional Steel Caucus Chairman Tim Murphy and Vice Chairman Peter J. Visclosky have called on President Obama to utilize the newly enacted trade remedy laws. Detailed in a letter sent to President Obama, Chairman Murphy and Vice Chairman Visclosky stated that Congress has acted by passing two critical pieces of bipartisan legislation that

The Dance of Democracy: why do so many people contest elections, even when they know that defeat is a certainty? – Chawm Ganguly

As India goes to the polls, and the possibility of a fractured, truncated mandate looms large, many a man on the street is voicing their wonder at the “wastage” that the entire process involves. Take for example, the number of candidates in the fray. Every single election has seen the number of candidates increasing and

PM condemns the violent attack on Congress leaders and workers in Chhattisgarh