House of Representatives Current Affairs, GK & News

US Population increases by 7.4%

The Central Bureau of the United States recently announced that the population of the United States has increased by 7.4%. This is the second slowest growth of US Population since the Great Depression. Background The Census Bureau recently released the first set of data on US population. The complete demographic data of the country is ..

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Statehood Movement in Columbia

The House of Representatives in the US recently passed a bill to make Washington DC, the fifty first US state. The Washington DC Admission bill is being passed for the second time in a year. The bill will create the state of “Washington, Douglas Commonwealth”. It has been named after Frederick Douglass. The Washington DC ..

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US Lower House Passes Bill to Remove Confederate Names from Military Bases

The United States Lower house, the House of Representatives, has passed a $740 billion funding bill aimed at removing the names of the Confederate soldiers and leaders to be scrapped from the American military bases. The US President had threatened to veto the bill if it requires the Defense Department to remove confederate names from ..

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Trump Impeachment Trail in Senate on Tuesday, 21st January 2020

Mitch McConnell, the leader of the United States (US) Republican Party in Senate (Upper House of the US Parliament/Congress) has confirmed on Tuesday, 14th January 2020 that the impeachment trial of the US President Donald Trump will begin on next Tuesday, 21st January 2020 in the Senate. Donald Trump is the third President in the ..

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House of Representatives passes War Powers Resolution to Restricts actions of US President against Iran

In United States (US) the Parliament is known as Congress, the US congress comprises of two houses similar to the Indian Parliamentary System, the Lower House of the US congress is called the ‘House of Representatives’ having similar functions to the Lok Sabha of India, whereas the Upper House of the US Congress is known ..

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