Jan 20, 2021 06:37 PM IST
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.
- Jan 19, 2021 03:52 PM IST
The Pennsylvania-born politician is set to be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States of America on January 20.
- Jan 18, 2021 04:48 PM IST
Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on January 20. He has named at least 20 Indian-Americans to key positions, including Kamala Harris as the vice president. Let’s take a look at the list of Indian Americans who will be part of Team Biden.
- Jan 18, 2021 02:02 PM IST
Law enforcement officers far outnumbered protesters at state capitol grounds, a few Trump supporters who believe the president's false claim that he won the 2020 election turned out for what authorities feared could be violent demonstrations.
- Jan 11, 2021 03:57 PM IST
Some of the changes are clearly aimed at making it harder, at least for a time, for the next administration to pursue its goals
- Jan 08, 2021 12:21 PM IST
The incoming Joe Biden administration’s use of the expression ‘Asia-Pacific’ instead of ‘Indo-Pacific’ signals a lack of commitment to the initiatives and concerns of allies, such as India and Japan, despite Biden’s talk of taking them along
- Jan 05, 2021 04:30 PM IST
As Biden has made clear, it is simply a “down payment” — a brief bridge to get through a dark winter and not nearly enough to restore the economy’s health
- Nov 30, 2020 05:46 PM IST
Indian-American Neera Tanden is expected to clinch a top position in US President-elect Joe Biden’s White House. Tanden is the president and CEO of the liberal think tank Center for American Progress. She was the director of domestic policy for the Obama-Biden presidential campaign. She began her career as an associate director for domestic policy in former president Bill Clinton’s White House and as senior policy adviser to the first lady. She is expected to get nomination as the Director of the Office of Management and Budget in Biden’s white House. If confirmed, she would be the first woman of colour to head the influential office of Management and Budget at the White House.
- Nov 24, 2020 03:19 PM IST
US President-elect Joe Biden has unveiled his first set of Cabinet picks. Biden, who revealed the names of six members of his proposed Cabinet, is building out a team of former president Barack Obama’s administration alumni, signalling a shift from the Trump’s administration. Biden is fulfilling his campaign promise to lead a team that reflects the diversity of America. Take a look at the six-member transition team of Biden.