Showing 829 results for
The Quad leaders: Australian PM Scott Morrison, Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, PM Modi and US President Joe Biden.
The Quad leaders: Australian PM Scott Morrison, Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, PM Modi and US President Joe Biden.

PM Modi to hold bilaterals with US, Australia, Japan before Quad summit

By Shishir Gupta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2021 07:25 AM IST
PM Modi will hold separate bilateral meetings with Japan and Australia on September 23. On September 24, he will hold first bilateral dialogue with US Vice President Kamala Harris and one in physical capacity with President Joe Biden. This will be followed by the much-awaited Quad summit.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and Serum Institute of India's chief executive officer Adar Poonawalla.(Agencies)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and Serum Institute of India's chief executive officer Adar Poonawalla.(Agencies)

PM Modi, Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, SII’s Adar Poonawalla on Time’s list

Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2021 09:05 PM IST
Among global leaders, US President Joe Biden, US Vice President Kamala Harris, Chinese President Xi Jinping, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, Israel’s Naftali Bennett, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi were also listed among the 100 most influential people this year.
Former US President George W. Bush pauses as he speaks during a 9/11 commemoration at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania on September 11, 2021. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP)
Former US President George W. Bush pauses as he speaks during a 9/11 commemoration at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania on September 11, 2021. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP)

Bush remembers Flight 93 passengers who foiled attack on US Capitol in 9/11

AP | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 11, 2021 11:40 PM IST
  • George Bush, who was the US President at the time of the 9/11 attacks, commended the courage of the 33 passengers and seven crew of Flight 93 - one of the hijacked planes.
Though much below that of the US, China’s defence budget is already more than three times that of India’s.(AP)
Though much below that of the US, China’s defence budget is already more than three times that of India’s.(AP)

Singapore’s diplomacy outreach on the US-China rivalry

By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2021 11:40 AM IST
The piece has been authored by Mehdi Hussain, assistant professor, department of political science, Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi
"Directed" radio frequency is the most plausible explanation for mysterious symptoms experienced by diplomats stationed in US embassies in Havana and elsewhere, a federal government report said. (File Photo / REUTERS)
"Directed" radio frequency is the most plausible explanation for mysterious symptoms experienced by diplomats stationed in US embassies in Havana and elsewhere, a federal government report said. (File Photo / REUTERS)

What is 'Havana syndrome', the mysterious condition plaguing US officials?

Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 26, 2021 02:19 PM IST
US vice-president Kamala Harris delayed for several hours a trip to Vietnam after the US embassy in Hanoi reported a possible case involving "acoustic incidents" there, raising concerns she could be a target.
Harris, who is the first US vice president to visit Vietnam, told the nation's president that “our relationship has come a long way in a quarter of a century.”(via Reuters)
Harris, who is the first US vice president to visit Vietnam, told the nation's president that “our relationship has come a long way in a quarter of a century.”(via Reuters)

Kamala Harris calls on Vietnam to join US opposing China 'bullying'

AP | , Hanoi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 25, 2021 11:49 AM IST
“We need to find ways to pressure and raise the pressure, frankly, on Beijing to abide by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, and to challenge its bullying and excessive maritime claims,” she said, in remarks at the opening of a bilateral meeting with Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Vice President Harris' visit to Singapore is part of a diplomatic charm offensive by the Biden administration in Southeast Asia. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein/Pool(REUTERS)
Vice President Harris' visit to Singapore is part of a diplomatic charm offensive by the Biden administration in Southeast Asia. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein/Pool(REUTERS)

Singapore offers tanker aircraft to US for Afghan evacuation

PTI | , Singapore
PUBLISHED ON AUG 23, 2021 02:40 PM IST
  • Kamala Harris thanked Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong for the “very generous offer” to assist the US in its evacuations from Afghanistan.
Kamala Harris is will be starting off her official tour of Singapore from Monday, and is scheduled to visit Hanoi on Tuesday.. REUTERS/Caroline Chia(REUTERS)
Kamala Harris is will be starting off her official tour of Singapore from Monday, and is scheduled to visit Hanoi on Tuesday.. REUTERS/Caroline Chia(REUTERS)

Kamala Harris kicks off tour to Southeast Asia week after Kabul’s fall

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 22, 2021 02:29 PM IST
  • Kamala Harris’ itinerary includes stops in Singapore and Vietnam, where she will meet political leaders and seek to assuage apprehensions of America’s reliability as an ally.
Rahul Gupta is a primary-care doctor who served as top health official of West Virginia state. (Courtesy- Twitter)
Rahul Gupta is a primary-care doctor who served as top health official of West Virginia state. (Courtesy- Twitter)

Biden set to name Rahul Gupta as US’ top drug policy official

By Yashwant Raj
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2021 10:42 PM IST
Gupta will join a growing pantheon of Indian Americans in the Biden administration that begins with vice-President Kamala Harris and includes top health official Vivek Murthy, as the surgeon general.
Ella Emhoff(Instagram)
Ella Emhoff(Instagram)

Ella Emhoff, Kamala Harris' stepdaughter walks for Balenciaga at Paris Couture

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Alfea Jamal, Hindustan Times, Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 10, 2021 06:15 PM IST
  • Paris Haute Couture Week 2021: US Vice President Kamala Harris' stepdaughter Ella Emhoff, who is well known for her eccentric fashion sense, recently walked the ramp for US based luxury fashion house Balenciaga.
US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, with the Los Angeles Dodgers during a ceremony at the White House on Friday.(Bloomberg Photo)
US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, with the Los Angeles Dodgers during a ceremony at the White House on Friday.(Bloomberg Photo)

'Dysfunction' in Kamala Harris' office: 2024 is elephant in the room

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 04, 2021 09:03 AM IST
A report claimed that there is infighting in Kamala Harris' office, and the staffers are low on morale. The White House, however, dismissed any friction between the President and the Vice President.
On this week’s reading list -- essays on the rise of Indian Americans, a book on Mughal India, and another on women screenwriters in Bollywood. (HT Team)
On this week’s reading list -- essays on the rise of Indian Americans, a book on Mughal India, and another on women screenwriters in Bollywood. (HT Team)

HT Picks; New Reads

By HT Team
PUBLISHED ON JUL 02, 2021 07:16 PM IST
A collection of essays on the rise of Indian Americans, a book on the rich aesthetic and cultural legacy of Mughal India, and a first-of-its-kind volume that focusses on the lives and writing practices of women screenwriters in Bollywood - all that on this week’s list of interesting reads
Biden said on Tuesday that the northwest heat shows why better power networks are needed as the climate crisis induces more frequent and extreme weather events.(Bloomberg)
Biden said on Tuesday that the northwest heat shows why better power networks are needed as the climate crisis induces more frequent and extreme weather events.(Bloomberg)

Killer heat sends US Prez Biden, top officials into huddle

Agencies | , Washington/vancouver
PUBLISHED ON JUL 01, 2021 04:59 AM IST
Biden along with vice-president Kamala Harris and other top administration officials were discussing preparations for wildfire emergencies and electrical failures, according to officials.
Harris has faced months of criticism from Republicans, and even some frustration from those in her own party, for not visiting the area.(Bloomberg file photo)
Harris has faced months of criticism from Republicans, and even some frustration from those in her own party, for not visiting the area.(Bloomberg file photo)

Kamala Harris to make 1st visit to US-Mexico border area regarding migration

AP | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON JUN 24, 2021 10:07 AM IST
Harris will visit the El Paso area, accompanied by Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, according to a statement Wednesday from Harris senior adviser Symone Sanders.
US Vice President Kamala Harris speaks to reporters after the US Senate voted on the election bill known as the For the People Act, at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on June 22, 2021. (AFP)
US Vice President Kamala Harris speaks to reporters after the US Senate voted on the election bill known as the For the People Act, at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on June 22, 2021. (AFP)

Facing criticism, Kamala Harris to visit US-Mexico border area over migration

AP |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 11:38 PM IST
Harris will visit the El Paso area, accompanied by Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, according to a statement Wednesday from Harris senior adviser Symone Sanders.
Kiran Ahuja won a tie-breaker to be confirmed as the head of OPM
Kiran Ahuja won a tie-breaker to be confirmed as the head of OPM

Indian-American Kiran Ahuja to head US Office of Personnel Management

PTI |
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2021 08:18 AM IST
Ahuja, a lawyer and activist, is the first Indian-American to be confirmed as the head of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). US vice president Kamala Harris cast her vote in a tie-breaker to confirm Ahuja for the top position.
US President Joe Biden speak about the Covid-19 response and the vaccination program in the State Dining Room of the WHite House in Washington, DC, on June 18, 2021. (AFP)
US President Joe Biden speak about the Covid-19 response and the vaccination program in the State Dining Room of the WHite House in Washington, DC, on June 18, 2021. (AFP)

White House launches public push for child tax credit

AP | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON JUN 22, 2021 01:23 AM IST
Vice President Kamala Harris spoke at a recreation center in Pittsburgh as part of a broader push to promote the program in partnership with churches, schools and other organizations.
US Vice President Kamala Harris an Indian-American, had made a personal pitch speaking of her relatives still in India. This would have been unimaginable a year ago with vice president Mike Pence, or five years ago with even vice president Biden. (File photo)
US Vice President Kamala Harris an Indian-American, had made a personal pitch speaking of her relatives still in India. This would have been unimaginable a year ago with vice president Mike Pence, or five years ago with even vice president Biden. (File photo)

When Indian-Americans shape Washington policy and politics

By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2021 04:28 PM IST
President Joe Biden’s administration has more Indian-Americans in the White House and in Senate-confirmed positions across federal agencies than any administration in the past — 70 appointed or nominated officials, according to Indiaspora, a leading advocacy group for the community
US President Joe Biden speaks prior to signing of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law as Vice President Kamala Harris stands by in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S. June 17, 2021. (REUTERS / Carlos Barria)
US President Joe Biden speaks prior to signing of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law as Vice President Kamala Harris stands by in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S. June 17, 2021. (REUTERS / Carlos Barria)

Juneteenth now a federal holiday in the US. Here's all you need to know

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUN 18, 2021 05:55 AM IST
Juneteenth on June 19: US president Joe Biden and vice-president Kamala Harris declared the day as a federal holiday, commemorating the anniversary of the declaration of Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation in Texas, the most remote of the slave states, back in 1865.
Kamala Harris came under fire from Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a prominent Democrat from New York.(Reuters)
Kamala Harris came under fire from Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a prominent Democrat from New York.(Reuters)

Kamala Harris deflects barbs from Republicans, Ocasio-Cortez over border effort

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2021 10:53 PM IST
Vice President Kamala Harris is on the second full day of a trip to the region as part of her assignment from President Joe Biden to lead a US government effort to curb a historic increase in migration.
“Corruption does not know borders. We have to follow the money and we have to stop it,” US Vice President Kamala Harris said.(AP)
“Corruption does not know borders. We have to follow the money and we have to stop it,” US Vice President Kamala Harris said.(AP)

Kamala Harris tells Guatemalans ‘Do Not Come,’ urges fight against corruption

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2021 12:53 AM IST
“Do not come. Do not come,” US Vice President Kamala Harris said at a news conference in Guatemala City. “If you come to our border, you will be turned back,” she said.
Harris also said the fact she chose Guatemala and Mexico for her first overseas trip was a “reflection of the priority President Biden placed on this region.”(AP file photo)
Harris also said the fact she chose Guatemala and Mexico for her first overseas trip was a “reflection of the priority President Biden placed on this region.”(AP file photo)

Kamala Harris says leaders need to restore hope in Guatemala

AP | , Guatemala City
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2021 10:02 PM IST
Her comments came at the start of her bilateral meeting with Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei Monday morning. She plans to address everything from vaccine sharing to corruption in the region.
US vice president Kamala Harris (Reuters File Photo)
US vice president Kamala Harris (Reuters File Photo)

Kamala Harris to target corruption, immigration on trip to Latin America

AP |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2021 10:36 AM IST
US vice president Kamala Harris, who is visiting Guatemala and Mexico on her first foreign trip as vice president, hopes to announce additional anti-corruption efforts on Monday, a senior Biden administration official said.
United States Air Force Lt. Col. Neil Senkowski escorts Vice President Kamala Harris after she deplaned Air Force Two when a technical issue forced the aircraft to return and land at Andrews Air Force Base, Md.(AP)
United States Air Force Lt. Col. Neil Senkowski escorts Vice President Kamala Harris after she deplaned Air Force Two when a technical issue forced the aircraft to return and land at Andrews Air Force Base, Md.(AP)

Kamala Harris' plane forced to return due to 'technical issue'

AP |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2021 05:29 AM IST
The plane, which was taking US vice president Kamala Harris on a trip to Guatemala and Mexico, return to Joint Base Andrews in Maryland about 30 minutes after its departure.
Kamala Harris is set to depart Washington later on Sunday on her first foreign trip as vice-president.(Reuters)
Kamala Harris is set to depart Washington later on Sunday on her first foreign trip as vice-president.(Reuters)

Kamala Harris’ two assignments that could make or break her presidential bid

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2021 09:30 PM IST
  • For the People Act, pushed by Biden, is facing opposition from moderate Democrats, which has put Kamala Harris squarely in the middle of a partisan battle at various levels.
Raja Kumari says people keep trying to convince women that there’s only one seat at the table for a woman, while there are hundreds of men – something she plans to change in the music scene; Creative direction and styling by Reva Bhatt; Make-up, Amrita Mehta; Hair, Nena Soulfly; Outfit, Yuhan Wang; Artist Management, Third Culture; Publicity, DNH Media (Juliet Wolf)
Raja Kumari says people keep trying to convince women that there’s only one seat at the table for a woman, while there are hundreds of men – something she plans to change in the music scene; Creative direction and styling by Reva Bhatt; Make-up, Amrita Mehta; Hair, Nena Soulfly; Outfit, Yuhan Wang; Artist Management, Third Culture; Publicity, DNH Media (Juliet Wolf)

HT Brunch Cover Story: Rise of the Rani

By Karishma Kuenzang
PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2021 07:58 AM IST
Grammy-nominated Raja Kumari has been applauded by the best in the world of music, but as a girl of Indian descent, she must still cope with matchmaking parents
SHARE
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • ...
Story Saved