US Presidential Election]
Published on Mar 02, 2021 10:26 PM IST
A Jan. 5 report from the FBI's Norfolk, Virginia, field office warned of online posts foreshadowing a “war” in Washington.
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn-in on Wednesday as the new President and Vice President of the US, respectively.
Updated on Jan 21, 2021 01:08 PM IST
Joe Biden’s aides say he’ll sign more Day One executive actions than any of his predecessors, to be followed by additional regulatory and policy changes over the coming weeks.
Updated on Jan 21, 2021 08:26 AM IST
“There’s no time to start like today," Joe Biden said in his first comments to reporters as president.
Updated on Jan 21, 2021 08:28 AM IST
Villagers have been lighting fireworks and distributing sweets, while posters of Harris were pasted on the walls of the village, and children flashed placards featuring the first person of South Asian descent and the first woman to rise to the office of the US vice-president.
Updated on Jan 21, 2021 07:41 AM IST
With his hand on a five-inch thick heirloom Bible that has been in his family for more than a century, Biden took the oath of office administered by US Chief Justice John Roberts that binds the president to “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States”.
Updated on Jan 21, 2021 07:38 AM IST
The Republican president departed the White House with his wife, Melania, saying it had been a great honor to serve and giving a final wave as he boarded the Marine One helicopter for Joint Base Andrews, where he delivered farewell remarks.
Published on Jan 21, 2021 07:32 AM IST
Joe Biden was eager to go big early, with an ambitious first 100 days including a push to speed up the distribution of Covid-19 vaccinations
Updated on Jan 21, 2021 06:32 AM IST
Joe Biden popped the surreality of the moment with a quip as he made the short walk to the White House with Jill, followed closely by Vice President Kamala Harris and her family.
Published on Jan 21, 2021 06:26 AM IST
Joe Biden's first moves are intended to mark a sharp change from the Trump administration's Covid-19 pandemic response.
Published on Jan 21, 2021 05:51 AM IST
It was unclear until Wednesday whether Trump would maintain the tradition of outgoing presidents leaving notes for their successors, after he opted to skip Biden's inauguration.
Updated on Jan 21, 2021 03:57 AM IST
Mrs Biden previously held the title of 'Second Lady' while her husband served as vice-president from 2009 to 2017. Her work during this period included promoting community colleges, advocating for military families and raising awareness about breast cancer prevention.
Published on Jan 20, 2021 10:59 PM IST
Let's start afresh, show respect to one another, Biden appeals to America.
Updated on Jan 21, 2021 12:55 AM IST
"The court received a bomb threat, the building and grounds were checked out, and the building is not being evacuated," said high court spokeswoman Kathleen Arberg.
Published on Jan 20, 2021 09:52 PM IST
President-elect Joe Biden plans to begin immediately unwinding President Donald Trump’s policies on immigration, climate and other issues on Wednesday with at least 15 executive actions, including moves to reverse U.S. withdrawals from the Paris Agreement and the World Health Organisation.
Updated on Jan 20, 2021 09:15 PM IST
Kamala Harris will be taking oath as the Vice-President of the United States on Wednesday.
Updated on Jan 20, 2021 08:23 PM IST
Vinay's father Narayana Reddy migrated to the US in 1970 after completing MBBS from Hyderabad
Updated on Jan 20, 2021 07:31 PM IST
Before the Capitol riot, it looked like Trump would remain the apple of the eye of the Republican Party or at least a kingmaker in the GOP. But January 6 changed all of that for him.
Published on Jan 20, 2021 07:06 PM IST
Trump has refused to attend Biden and Harris’ inauguration ceremony which is customary for all living former presidents to attend.
Published on Jan 20, 2021 05:35 PM IST
Joe Biden took the oath of office to become the 46th president of the United States. He takes charge in a deeply divided nation, inheriting a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors.
Updated on Jan 21, 2021 06:13 AM IST
Around 25,000 members of the National Guard will be present in Washington DC for the event, with the Pentagon having vetted members for any ties to far-right extremists.
Published on Jan 20, 2021 04:59 PM IST
Kamala Harris took to Twitter to say that she and president-elect Joe Biden will work to unify the country, tackle the challenges, and renew the promise of America
Updated on Jan 20, 2021 02:20 PM IST
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be sworn by Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Sonya Sotomayor respectively.
Published on Jan 20, 2021 11:51 AM IST
Joe Biden's inauguration is taking place under the shadow of the unprecedented health crisis and protests in the US.
Updated on Jan 20, 2021 04:28 PM IST
It would be difficult for Pence to be at Joint Base Andrews for Trump's sendoff and attend President-elect Joe Biden's inaugural, as the outgoing vice president is expected to do, they said.
Published on Jan 20, 2021 06:41 AM IST
Trump, in a pre-recorded video message released by the White House on Tuesday, said, to serve as the President has been an honour beyond description. “Thank you for this extraordinary privilege. And that’s what it is -- a great privilege and a great honour,” he said.
Updated on Jan 20, 2021 06:06 AM IST
Here’s everything you need to know about Inauguration Day
Updated on Jan 20, 2021 05:14 PM IST
Local media reported that Harris has submitted her letter of resignation to California Governor Gavin Newsom.
Published on Jan 19, 2021 06:03 AM IST
Where Washington is normally packed with hundreds of thousands of supporters, celebrities, socialites and lobbyists, the US capital is eerily quiet ahead of Biden's big day, which promises to be a mostly televised celebration of democracy.
Published on Jan 18, 2021 08:14 AM IST