Gun Control

  • Barack Obama for new gun laws to stop 'ritual' of massacres in US 18-09-2013 12:22 PM

    The killing of 12 people by an alleged lone gunman at the US Navy Yard in Washington has revived the demands for strong gun control measures, absence of which has been the major cause for "ritual" of shooting massacres, US President Barack Obama has said. Obama, in an interview with...
  • Threatening letters sent to NY mayor may contain ricin: Police 30-05-2013 07:23 AM

    New York: Two anonymous letters addressed to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his gun control group contained material believed to be the deadly poison ricin, and referenced the debate on gun laws, police said on Wednesday. The New York Police Department said initial tests on the two letters,...
  • US: World's first 3D-printed gun fires real bullets 07-05-2013 09:42 AM

    New York: A non-profit group from Texas claims to have successfully fired a plastic gun that was made using a 3D printer. The group posted a video on YouTube over the weekend that purportedly shows the company's founder, Cody Wilson, firing the plastic gun. The video shows the gun's various...
  • Connecticut shootout: Victim's mother pleads for gun control 13-04-2013 07:53 PM

    Washington: Holding back tears, the mother of a six year-old boy, who was murdered alongside 19 other children in Connecticut four months ago, made a passionate plea from the White House for Americans and their leaders to embrace her call for stricter gun control laws. In a significant departure from...
  • Sikh joins other religions demanding gun control laws 13-04-2013 01:59 AM

    Washington: Members of the Sikh community joined other religious leaders in urging the US Congress to pass strict gun control laws to prevent the recent surge in gun violence in the country, including the one at a Wisconsin Gurdwara in 2012. The religious leaders gathered on the National Mall in...
  • 'Hard work starts now' as US Senate takes up gun control 12-04-2013 03:07 AM

    Washington: The US Senate cleared the way on Thursday for debate on proposals to curb gun violence, rejecting an effort by conservative Republicans to block consideration of gun-control legislation prompted by the Newtown school massacre. The Senate voted 68-31 to open what will likely be weeks of emotional debate on...
  • US: Obama makes last ditch push for gun control laws 09-04-2013 03:05 PM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday made one more push to have strict gun control laws, with back ground checks, through the US Congress where lawmakers are resisting his move. Reminding an audience in Hartford, Connecticut, about the death of innocent people due to several shooting incidents across the...
  • Obama's second term: Tough challenges lie ahead 22-01-2013 10:31 AM

    The President spoke directly to the American people on Monday after the swearing-in ceremony, giving a glimpse into the next four years. ...
  • US: Barack Obama unveils $ 500 mn gun violence package 17-01-2013 12:06 PM

    The US President signed a list of 23 executive orders last night aimed at reducing gun violence in America. ...
  • NRA calls Obama 'elitist hypocrite' 16-01-2013 12:56 PM

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  • US: Protesters to demand Walmart to stop selling guns 15-01-2013 10:15 AM

    Protesters are planning to deliver a petition to Walmart, demanding it stop selling semi-automatic weapons. ...
  • Celebrities demand change in gun law in US 10-01-2013 03:34 PM

    Demand for stronger gun control laws started following the shooting in a school in Newtown. ...
  • Connecticut school shooting sparks debate about US gun control 17-12-2012 10:15 AM

    The tragic massacre at a Connecticut elementary school has sparked a new debate about gun control in the US. ...
  • Trigger happy: 40 mn guns in India 15-09-2006 08:44 PM

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