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  • Joe Biden, Kamala Harris condemn US racism, sexism in blunt language Mar 22, 2021 07:42 AM IST

    Joe Biden, Kamala Harris condemn US racism, sexism in blunt language

    In blunt language, the Democratic president said the country faced problems with racism, xenophobia and nativism.

  • Joe Biden, Kamala Harris travel to Atlanta to comfort Asian Americans Mar 20, 2021 10:35 AM IST

    Joe Biden, Kamala Harris travel to Atlanta to comfort Asian Americans

    Addressing the nation after a roughly 80-minute meeting with Asian American state legislators and other leaders Friday, Biden said it was “heart-wrenching” to listen to their stories of the fear among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders amid what he called a “skyrocketing spike” of harassment and violence against them.

  • Exclusion of women in decision-making marker of 'flawed democracy': Kamala Harris Mar 17, 2021 11:44 AM IST

    Exclusion of women in decision-making marker of 'flawed democracy': Kamala Harris

    Kamala Harris voiced concern over the decline of democracy and freedom across the globe in her address to the 65th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women.

  • In Nevada, Unemployed Workers Wait for Aid That Will Still Not Be Enough Mar 12, 2021 10:15 PM IST

    In Nevada, Unemployed Workers Wait for Aid That Will Still Not Be Enough

    In April 2020, Nevada registered unemployment of 29.5%, higher than in any state in any month since the Bureau of Labor Statistics started tracking state unemployment rates in 1976.

  • White House warns Meena Harris against using aunt Kamala Harris to promote her brand Feb 15, 2021 06:55 PM IST

    White House warns Meena Harris against using aunt Kamala Harris to promote her brand

    The cover of Meena Harris’ children’s book titled 'Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea’ used not only her aunt’s name but also her face. She also sold sweaters with 'Vice President Aunty' imprinted on the front and swimsuits inspired by Kamala Harris.

  • Joe Biden wants Kamala Harris to have a major role. What it is hasn't been defined. Feb 07, 2021 08:58 AM IST

    Joe Biden wants Kamala Harris to have a major role. What it is hasn't been defined.

    Kamala Harris' relationship with the US President was forged by the bare-knuckle politics of the Democratic primary campaign, when she emerged as one of Joe Biden's most vocal opponents.

  • Kamala Harris casts tie-breaking vote as Senate approves budget bill Feb 05, 2021 06:39 PM IST

    Kamala Harris casts tie-breaking vote as Senate approves budget bill

    By moving on a fast track, the goal for Democrats is to have COVID relief approved by March, when extra unemployment assistance and other pandemic aid expires.

  • India-US ties: 5 key recommendations of USIBC to Joe Biden administration Jan 26, 2021 06:31 PM IST

    India-US ties: 5 key recommendations of USIBC to Joe Biden administration

    The recommendations covered a number of issues ranging from reconstituting business relations with India as well as creating a new digital partnership under the headship of Vice President Kamala Harris.

  • New book on Kamala Harris offers an Indian perspective of US vice president’s life Jan 23, 2021 07:40 AM IST

    New book on Kamala Harris offers an Indian perspective of US vice president’s life

    A new book on the life and journey of Kamala Harris hit stands on the same day as her inauguration as the US vice president.

  • Kamala Harris as vice president further cements India-US relationship: White House Jan 22, 2021 08:19 AM IST

    Kamala Harris as vice president further cements India-US relationship: White House

    Kamala Harris was sworn in the first Indian American to serve as president or vice president

  • Joe Biden may bring back diplomacy in trade negotiations with India Jan 21, 2021 02:52 PM IST

    Joe Biden may bring back diplomacy in trade negotiations with India

    Not just internal matters, Joe Biden has inherited a difficult legacy in matters of bilateral relations and trade. India-US trade relations have hit a rough patch after Donald Trump took over as the President,

  • In Pics | Indian-Americans in Joe Biden's administration Jan 21, 2021 02:05 PM IST

    In Pics | Indian-Americans in Joe Biden's administration

    Here is a list of Indian-Americans who are part of Joe Biden's team

  • Indian-American lawmakers say Joe Biden, Kamala Harris will heal America Jan 21, 2021 11:37 AM IST

    Indian-American lawmakers say Joe Biden, Kamala Harris will heal America

    Congressman Ro Khanna, who represents California’s 17th Congressional District, located in the heart of Silicon Valley, said he cannot stress what an amazing moment this is for our community and for the multi-racial democracy in America.

  • 'No time to waste': First POTUS tweet after Joe Biden takes oath as US President Jan 20, 2021 11:58 PM IST

    'No time to waste': First POTUS tweet after Joe Biden takes oath as US President

    Vice President Kamala Harris also posted the first tweet from her official 'VP' handle. 'Ready to serve,' she said, in a three-word tweet after taking oath.

  • Today, we celebrate the triumph not of a candidate, but the cause of democracy: Joe Biden in his inaugural address Jan 20, 2021 11:40 PM IST

    Today, we celebrate the triumph not of a candidate, but the cause of democracy: Joe Biden in his inaugural address

    On January 20, Joe Biden was sworn is as the 46th President of the United States and Kamala Harris as his Vice President.

  • 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.

  • Kamala Harris sworn in as first woman Vice President of the US Jan 20, 2021 10:20 PM IST

    Kamala Harris sworn in as first woman Vice President of the US

    Kamala Harris, has been sworn in as first woman Vice President of the US.

  • Kamala Harris posts video hailing mother, women of all races and colour ahead of swearing-in Jan 20, 2021 10:03 PM IST

    Kamala Harris posts video hailing mother, women of all races and colour ahead of swearing-in

    The emotional clip, posted on Kamala Harris' social media handle, was accompanied by a portion of her speech from November 7 - when US media networks had called the election results in Joe Biden's favour.

  • Massive security phalanx aims to shield Biden inauguration from mob, 'lone wolf' threats Jan 20, 2021 08:30 PM IST

    Massive security phalanx aims to shield Biden inauguration from mob, 'lone wolf' threats

    Few signs of an organized plot to disrupt the inauguration have emerged, experts say, but the threat of “lone wolf” attacks, or violence carried out by radicalized individuals, was still a concern, particularly at state capitals.

  • Biden leads observance of America's 4,00,000 COVID-19 victims Jan 20, 2021 06:37 PM IST

    Biden leads observance of America's 4,00,000 COVID-19 victims

    President-elect Joe Biden led a national memorial observance on the eve of his inauguration to honor the 400,000 Americans who have died from COVID-19 during the 11 months since the novel coronavirus claimed its first U.S. victim.

  • Vice President Kamala Harris: A new chapter opens in US politics Jan 20, 2021 03:58 PM IST

    Vice President Kamala Harris: A new chapter opens in US politics

    Kamala Harris will become the first female vice president — and the first Black woman and person of South Asian descent to hold the role.

  • What can Indian H-1B visa holders and aspirants expect as Joe Biden sworn in as 46th US President today? Jan 20, 2021 03:53 PM IST

    What can Indian H-1B visa holders and aspirants expect as Joe Biden sworn in as 46th US President today?

    After the wage hike rule, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) implemented a final rule to strengthen H-1B visas with the focus on employer-employee relationships.

  • Joe Biden plans immediate orders on immigration, COVID, environment Jan 20, 2021 03:52 PM IST

    Joe Biden plans immediate orders on immigration, COVID, environment

    In first-day moves, he will end Trump's much-assailed ban on visitors from several majority-Muslim countries and halt construction of the wall that Trump ordered on the US-Mexico border to stem illegal immigration.

  • In Pics | Kamala Harris: Some interesting facts about first female US vice president Jan 20, 2021 02:58 PM IST

    In Pics | Kamala Harris: Some interesting facts about first female US vice president

    Kamala Harris is all set to be sworn in as the first-ever female Vice President of the United States of America on January 20. As she is about to take the oath to make history in US elections, let’s take a look at the ten things to know about US Senator Kamala Harris.

  • Indian village cheers for Kamala Harris before swearing-in as US Vice President Jan 20, 2021 12:57 PM IST

    Indian village cheers for Kamala Harris before swearing-in as US Vice President

    Ahead of the inauguration, special prayers for Kamala Harris' success are expected to be held at the local temple during which the idol of Hindu deity Ayyanar, a form of Lord Shiva, will be washed with milk and decked with flowers by the priest.

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