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  • Barack Obama's Kenyan grandmother dies aged 99 Mar 29, 2021 03:14 PM IST

    Barack Obama's Kenyan grandmother dies aged 99

    Sarah Obama, popularly known as Mama Sarah, had been admitted to the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital in Kisumu.

  • Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen launch podcast on Spotify Feb 23, 2021 09:33 PM IST

    Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen launch podcast on Spotify

    It is an eight-episode podcast that features the dynamic duo, who have been friends for over a decade.

  • Farmers' Protest | Host farmers at your house like you treated Barack Obama: Asaduddin Owaisi to PM Modi Feb 07, 2021 07:27 PM IST

    Farmers' Protest | Host farmers at your house like you treated Barack Obama: Asaduddin Owaisi to PM Modi

    The Hyderabad MP also asked the prime minister to be "large-hearted" and "understand pains" of the farmers, who have been protesting at borders of Delhi over the last two months demanding scrapping of the agri marketing legislations.

  • Joe Biden sworn in as 46th US President, Kamala Harris creates history as first woman VP; See pictures here Jan 20, 2021 10:32 PM IST

    Joe Biden sworn in as 46th US President, Kamala Harris creates history as first woman VP; See pictures here

    US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice-President elect Kamala Harris were sworn in January 20. Joe Biden reached with his wife Dr Jill Biden, while Kamala Harris arrived with her husband Doug Emhoff. The official inauguration ceremonies took place at US Capitol in Washington.

  • UP lawyer files civil suit against Barack Obama's A Promised Land for 'insulting' Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi Nov 19, 2020 06:17 PM IST

    UP lawyer files civil suit against Barack Obama's A Promised Land for 'insulting' Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi

    The lawyer, Gyan Prakash Shukla, also demanded that an FIR be lodged against former US President Barack Obama, and threatened to go on a fast outside the US Embassy

  • Asked to imagine a day of anonymity, Obama talks of grocery shopping, ice-cream Nov 18, 2020 10:18 PM IST

    Asked to imagine a day of anonymity, Obama talks of grocery shopping, ice-cream

    The former US President, who recently launched a memoir of his first term in office, prefers conversation to selfies.

  • A Promised Land Playlist | Barack Obama's list of 20 songs from his presidency time Nov 18, 2020 03:06 PM IST

    A Promised Land Playlist | Barack Obama's list of 20 songs from his presidency time

    The memoir titled ‘A Promised Land’ is an insight into the events and people that shaped the early years of Obama's presidency. Through the chronicle, Obama hopes to inspire others to play a role in shaping a better world.

  • Manmohan Singh 'a man of uncommon wisdom' — Check out what Barack Obama says about Indian politicians in his book 'A Promised Land' Nov 17, 2020 06:07 PM IST

    Manmohan Singh 'a man of uncommon wisdom' — Check out what Barack Obama says about Indian politicians in his book 'A Promised Land'

    In the chapters of the book where he talks extensively about India, Barack Obama recalls that “as a chief architect of India's economic transformation, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seemed like a fitting emblem of this progress...."

  • Barack Obama spent childhood years listening to Ramayana and Mahabharata Nov 17, 2020 09:06 AM IST

    Barack Obama spent childhood years listening to Ramayana and Mahabharata

    “Maybe it was its (India) sheer size, with one-sixth of the world’s population, an estimated two thousand distinct ethnic groups, and more than seven hundred languages spoken,” Obama writes on his fascination of India in his latest book ''A Promised Land''.

  • Mahatma Gandhi's writings gave voice to some of my deepest instincts: Barack Obama Nov 17, 2020 07:51 AM IST

    Mahatma Gandhi's writings gave voice to some of my deepest instincts: Barack Obama

    However, the 44th US president, in his latest book, rues that the Indian icon was unable to successfully address the caste system or prevent the partition of the county based on religion.

  • In many respects, modern-day India is counted as a success story, says Barack Obama Nov 17, 2020 07:51 AM IST

    In many respects, modern-day India is counted as a success story, says Barack Obama

    The 44th US president, in his latest book, says the transition to a more market-based economy in the 1990s unleashed the extraordinary entrepreneurial talents of Indians, leading to soaring growth rates, a thriving technology sector, and a steadily expanding middle class.

  • In ‘A Promised Land,’ Barack Obama thinks — and thinks some more — over his first term Nov 15, 2020 10:31 PM IST

    In ‘A Promised Land,’ Barack Obama thinks — and thinks some more — over his first term

    Obama’s extraordinary first book, “Dreams From My Father,” was published in 1995, a year before he was elected to the Illinois Senate, and traced his family history alongside his own coming of age.

  • This is what Barack Obama has to say about Rahul Gandhi in his upcoming memoir Nov 13, 2020 08:32 AM IST

    This is what Barack Obama has to say about Rahul Gandhi in his upcoming memoir

    In his memoir, A Promised Land, former US President Barack Obama talked about political leaders from around the world.

  • Why the Biden economy could be the same slog as the Obama economy Nov 09, 2020 01:14 PM IST

    Why the Biden economy could be the same slog as the Obama economy

    The reaction to the election in financial markets in recent days suggests that something like the Obama recovery is more likely: in short, a long slog back to health

  • US Election 2020 | Former President of the US Barack Obama congratulates Joe Biden-Kamala Harris Nov 08, 2020 12:44 AM IST

    US Election 2020 | Former President of the US Barack Obama congratulates Joe Biden-Kamala Harris

    Commenting on the journey thus far, Barack Obama noted that this election saw Americans turning out in numbers never seen during circumstances never experienced

  • US Election 2020: Donald Trump focused on feeding his ego; did not take pandemic seriously, says Barack Obama Nov 01, 2020 07:48 AM IST

    US Election 2020: Donald Trump focused on feeding his ego; did not take pandemic seriously, says Barack Obama

    Making a last pitch on Saturday to get his former vice-president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden elected as the next occupant of the White House, Obama during rallies in Michigan said Trump in the last four years has not showed any interest in helping any of his countrymen rather himself.

  • What’s with golf and US presidents? Oct 31, 2020 04:16 PM IST

    What’s with golf and US presidents?

    Jack Nicklaus’ recent endorsement of Donald Trump further illustrates the bond between the greens and the White House.

  • Barack Obama’s new gig: gleefully needling Donald Trump Oct 28, 2020 07:59 AM IST

    Barack Obama’s new gig: gleefully needling Donald Trump

    Clearly relishing the chance to strike back at his successor, former president Barack Obama has been willing to throw punches on behalf of Joe Biden’s unity-focused campaign.

  • US Election 2020 | Former US President Barack Obama blasts Donald Trump while campaigning for Joe Biden Oct 23, 2020 02:24 PM IST

    US Election 2020 | Former US President Barack Obama blasts Donald Trump while campaigning for Joe Biden

    Obama, who governed for two terms and remains one of the most popular figures in the Democratic Party, blasted Trump for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, noting that the president himself had fallen victim to the virus.

  • ‘They would’ve called me Beijing Barry’: Barack Obama mocks Donald Trump’s Chinese bank account Oct 22, 2020 07:55 AM IST

    ‘They would’ve called me Beijing Barry’: Barack Obama mocks Donald Trump’s Chinese bank account

    “Can you imagine if I had a secret Chinese bank account?” former US president Barack Obama asked, referring to a recent report by The New York Times, as he returned to the campaign trail in Philadelphia to stump for Joe Biden.

  • Obama-nominated Indian origin Judge Amit Mehta to hear US antitrust case against Google Oct 21, 2020 07:50 PM IST

    Obama-nominated Indian origin Judge Amit Mehta to hear US antitrust case against Google

    Mehta is a judge on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

  • US job growth: How Barack Obama is backing Joe Biden ahead of presidential election Oct 08, 2020 11:52 AM IST

    US job growth: How Barack Obama is backing Joe Biden ahead of presidential election

    Following the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic which has left millions without jobs in the United States, former president Barack Obama said Joe Biden will “create millions of jobs” and “build our country back better”.

  • Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize 2021: Here's a list of US presidents who won the award Sep 09, 2020 10:21 PM IST

    Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize 2021: Here's a list of US presidents who won the award

    Four US presidents, including Barack Obama, and one vice president, have so far received the prestigious award

  • Donald Trump says he was elected as president because Barack Obama failed to do a good job Aug 20, 2020 07:43 AM IST

    Donald Trump says he was elected as president because Barack Obama failed to do a good job

    United States President Donald Trump has asserted that he jumped into politics and was elected as the president of the country because his predecessor, Barack Obama, did not do a good job.

  • Kamala Harris' experience, Barack Obama's advice make Joe Biden choose Indian-origin senator his running VP mate Aug 12, 2020 01:10 PM IST

    Kamala Harris' experience, Barack Obama's advice make Joe Biden choose Indian-origin senator his running VP mate

    The former president "did not put his thumb on the scale for any particular candidate," the person close to the process said, "but mostly provided high-level counsel and was a sounding board as the vice president made his decision," the report said.

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