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  • 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.

  • In play for suburban votes, Donald Trump rescinds Obama-era fair housing rule Jul 30, 2020 09:24 AM IST

    In play for suburban votes, Donald Trump rescinds Obama-era fair housing rule

    WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday his administration was rescinding a regulation intended to combat discriminatory housing ..

  • Barack Obama and George Clooney to hold virtual fundraiser for Joe Biden Jul 28, 2020 10:25 PM IST

    Barack Obama and George Clooney to hold virtual fundraiser for Joe Biden

    Obama and Clooney will engage in a "virtual conversation" according to an invitation to donors obtained by Reuters. Tickets range from $250 to $250,000.

  • Cryptocurrency fraud: Twitter says about 130 accounts were targeted in cyber attack this week Jul 17, 2020 08:59 PM IST

    Cryptocurrency fraud: Twitter says about 130 accounts were targeted in cyber attack this week

    In its latest statement, Twitter said that the hackers were able to gain control to a "small subset" of the targeted accounts, and send tweets from them.

  • Trump administration asks Supreme Court to axe Obamacare law Jun 26, 2020 02:20 PM IST

    Trump administration asks Supreme Court to axe Obamacare law

    Government advocate Noel Francisco argued in a filing late on Thursday that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) - one of former President Barack Obama's signature achievements - became invalid after the previous, Republican-led Congress axed parts of it.

  • Barack Obama helps raise $11 million in first campaign event for Joe Biden's White House bid Jun 24, 2020 07:15 AM IST

    Barack Obama helps raise $11 million in first campaign event for Joe Biden's White House bid

    The virtual fundraiser collected $7.6 million from 175,000 grassroots contributors. Obama and Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, also hosted a private online portion for high-dollar donors, which was not open to reporters and brought in more than $3.4 million.

  • Barack Obama to join Joe Biden for first joint virtual fundraiser next week Jun 16, 2020 09:22 AM IST

    Barack Obama to join Joe Biden for first joint virtual fundraiser next week

    Biden's campaign announced the reunion of Obama and his former vice president for the fundraiser will be a week from Tuesday.

  • Former US President Barack Obama condemns violence at protests Jun 02, 2020 07:40 AM IST

    Former US President Barack Obama condemns violence at protests

    The vast majority of protesters have been peaceful, but a "small minority" were putting people at risk and harming the very communities the protests are intended to help, Obama wrote in an online essay posted on Medium.

  • Barack Obama was 'grossly incompetent president': Donald Trump May 18, 2020 07:59 AM IST

    Barack Obama was 'grossly incompetent president': Donald Trump

    The Trump's reaction came after Obama on Saturday criticised the US authorities' response to the coronavirus outbreak.

  • Obama criticises coronavirus response in online graduation speech May 17, 2020 07:25 AM IST

    Obama criticises coronavirus response in online graduation speech

    Obama spoke on "Show Me Your Walk, HBCU Edition," a two-hour livestreaming event for historically black colleges and universities broadcast on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.

  • COVID-19 pandemic| In leaked call, Obama describes Trump handling of virus as chaotic May 10, 2020 07:56 AM IST

    COVID-19 pandemic| In leaked call, Obama describes Trump handling of virus as chaotic

    Obama has largely kept out of the fray even as Trump has blamed him and his Democratic administration for a variety of problems related to having sufficient supplies to battle the pandemic that has killed more than 75,000 Americans.

  • Obama to endorse Biden for 2020 Democratic nomination, source close to Obama says Apr 14, 2020 09:50 PM IST

    Obama to endorse Biden for 2020 Democratic nomination, source close to Obama says

    The endorsement is expected to come in a video to be released later on Tuesday, the person said.

  • Former US President Barack Obama suggests Donald Trump team 'denied warnings' of the pandemic Mar 31, 2020 08:30 AM IST

    Former US President Barack Obama suggests Donald Trump team 'denied warnings' of the pandemic

    The popular two-term Democrat took to social media as the Trump administration finalized a controversial rollback of Obama-era vehicle fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards that were aimed at slowing global warming.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Former US President Barack Obama backs event cancellations Mar 13, 2020 09:32 AM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Former US President Barack Obama backs event cancellations

    Obama's comment comes after the US NBA season was cancelled

  • Politics | Trump’s Afghan deal gives Taliban the upper hand Mar 04, 2020 11:18 AM IST

    Politics | Trump’s Afghan deal gives Taliban the upper hand

    Though India's absolute hesitations in dealing with the Taliban is a thing of the past, the contours of the US deal in Afghanistan doesn’t augur well for New Delhi in any way.

  • Over 60 years after Eisenhower came calling, India set to welcome 7th US president Feb 23, 2020 06:50 PM IST

    Over 60 years after Eisenhower came calling, India set to welcome 7th US president

    It all began about 60 years ago when Dwight D Eisenhower became the first US President to visit India to give a fillip to a bilateral relationship which has seen many ups and downs to finally settle down in the last few decades as a strategic partnership.

  • ‘Cold Mess’ among Barack Obama's favourite songs, Prateek Kuhad won't 'sleep tonight' Dec 31, 2019 01:17 PM IST

    ‘Cold Mess’ among Barack Obama's favourite songs, Prateek Kuhad won't 'sleep tonight'

    The singer, who is touring the world at the moment, was elated to find his name featured alongside some of the world’s most popular musicians such as Bruce Springsteen and Beyonce

  • Most problems in the world came from old people, mostly men, holding onto positions of power: Barack Obama Dec 16, 2019 06:02 PM IST

    Most problems in the world came from old people, mostly men, holding onto positions of power: Barack Obama

    When asked if he would ever consider going back into political leadership, the 58-year-old former president said he believed in leaders stepping aside when the time came.

  • Barack Obama talks climate change, inequality at green conference Nov 21, 2019 08:30 AM IST

    Barack Obama talks climate change, inequality at green conference

    Ramanujam asked Obama what he believes to be the “most compelling issue in the world today” and what should be done to get people to rally around it.

  • Canada election: Justin Trudeau set to form minority govt Oct 22, 2019 09:00 AM IST

    Canada election: Justin Trudeau set to form minority govt

    The man, whom former US President Barack Obama privately anointed as the successor in global diplomacy, barely survived a blackface scandal

  • Howdy Modi | In Houston, Trump hopes to ride piggyback on Modi’s shoulders Sep 20, 2019 09:46 AM IST

    Howdy Modi | In Houston, Trump hopes to ride piggyback on Modi’s shoulders

    US President Donald Trump would be hoping that by standing shoulder-to-shoulder with a Prime Minister who is very popular among Trump’s constituents of Indian descent, he can make himself appealing to them.

  • Barack and Michelle Obama sign deal to produce podcasts for Spotify Jun 07, 2019 08:45 AM IST

    Barack and Michelle Obama sign deal to produce podcasts for Spotify

    The former first lady also said she was "thrilled to have the opportunity to amplify voices that are too often ignored or silenced altogether."

  • PM Modi 2nd most followed politician globally on social media: Report May 07, 2019 07:15 PM IST

    PM Modi 2nd most followed politician globally on social media: Report

    Modi has a total audience of 110.9 million on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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