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US President Donald Trump gives an address, a day after his supporters stormed the US Capitol in Washington.(VIA REUTERS)

Donald Trump returns to Twitter as Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg bans him for ‘fanning the flames’

By Reuters | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2021 08:50 AM IST
Twitter unlocked the president’s @realDonaldTrump Twitter account, which has 88 million followers, after Trump removed three rule-breaking tweets. His first post back on the platform featured a video in which he said he was focused on a peaceful transition of power and which was viewed 1.4 million times within 15 minutes of posting.
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Mark Zuckerberg said the ban will last “for at least the next two weeks” but could remain locked indefinitely.(REUTERS)
Mark Zuckerberg said the ban will last “for at least the next two weeks” but could remain locked indefinitely.(REUTERS)

Facebook, Twitter shut down Prez

By Agencies | Washington, Washington
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2021 04:14 AM IST
Facebook and Instagram will extend a ban on Trump’s accounts, chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg said, saying risk of his posts is “too great”.
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that the company has decided to ban US president Trump from using the social media platfrom.(REUTERS)
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that the company has decided to ban US president Trump from using the social media platfrom.(REUTERS)

Trump faces Facebook ban. Read CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s full statement here

By hindustantimes.com | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 12:36 AM IST
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday released a statement saying that it is a matter of huge risk to allow the US president to use the social media platform.
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Rudy Giuliani speaks at a news conference in the parking lot of a landscaping company in Philadelphia in November.(AFP file)
Rudy Giuliani speaks at a news conference in the parking lot of a landscaping company in Philadelphia in November.(AFP file)

Rudy Giuliani, personal lawyer of Donald Trump, tests positive for Covid-19

By Yashwant Raj , edited by Vinod Janardhanan | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2020 06:49 PM IST
Giuliani is the newest member of the expanding circle of Trump’s aides, associate and family members to have been infected by the deadly virus
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US President-elect Joe Biden playfully shows off his boot as he arrives at The Queen in Wilmington, US.(AFP)
US President-elect Joe Biden playfully shows off his boot as he arrives at The Queen in Wilmington, US.(AFP)

Nod from California: Joe Biden now has enough electors to officially become US president

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington, DC
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 07:18 AM IST
Biden now has nine more than the 270-mark that he needed to technically secure a win over President Donald Trump in the election.
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Former President Barack Obama, center, walks out of the Oval Office of the White House with former Presidents Bill Clinton, left, and George W. Bush, right.(AP file photo)
Former President Barack Obama, center, walks out of the Oval Office of the White House with former Presidents Bill Clinton, left, and George W. Bush, right.(AP file photo)

Ex-US presidents offer to take Covid-19 vaccine publicly

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 06:11 AM IST
Three former US presidents have volunteered to take shots of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccine — when it is approved — publicly to persuade Americans who are sceptical about inoculations.
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Trump and his children have called the civil lawsuit, one of many against the president, politically motivated, saying they had no control over ACN and that Trump’s endorsement was merely his opinion.(Bloomberg)
Trump and his children have called the civil lawsuit, one of many against the president, politically motivated, saying they had no control over ACN and that Trump’s endorsement was merely his opinion.(Bloomberg)

Trump family urges US appeals court to move lawsuit against them to arbitration

By Reuters | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | New York
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 01:42 AM IST
Four plaintiffs, including a hospice worker, accused Trump, his adult children Donald Jr., Eric and Ivanka and an affiliate of their family company of promoting ACN in exchange for millions of dollars in secret payments from 2005 to 2015.
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The motorcade carrying President-elect Joe Biden depart for the Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists clinic after he twisted his ankle while playing with his dog Major, in Wilmington, Delaware, US on November 29, 2020.(Reuters File Photo)
The motorcade carrying President-elect Joe Biden depart for the Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists clinic after he twisted his ankle while playing with his dog Major, in Wilmington, Delaware, US on November 29, 2020.(Reuters File Photo)

Joe Biden twists ankle while playing with his dog

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Washington
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 07:04 AM IST
In order to avoid disrupting regularly scheduled appointments on Monday, arrangements were made for President-elect Biden to receive an x-ray and then an additional CT Sunday afternoon, with the expected delays involved when opening closed offices and giving personnel time to set up, a Biden spokesperson said.
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A file photo of US President Donald Trump walking off after a meeting at the White House in Washington, DC. He appears to be getting closer towards acknowledging his election defeat.(AFP)
A file photo of US President Donald Trump walking off after a meeting at the White House in Washington, DC. He appears to be getting closer towards acknowledging his election defeat.(AFP)

Will he leave the building?

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington, Washington
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 07:46 AM IST
Donald Trump spoke to reporters in the White House’s Diplomatic Reception Room after holding a teleconference with US military leaders stationed across the globe.
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the 20th Enlarged Meeting of the Political Bureau of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), in Pyongyang, North Korea.(via REUTERS)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the 20th Enlarged Meeting of the Political Bureau of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), in Pyongyang, North Korea.(via REUTERS)

Kim Jong Un likely to let his missiles do the talking with Joe Biden

By Bloomberg | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON NOV 27, 2020 06:26 AM IST
Kim Jong Un is one of the few world leaders who has yet to congratulate -- or even acknowledge -- the president-elect, particularly after Chinese President Xi Jinping did so on Wednesday.
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The comments are some of the most detailed since the election from Putin, one of a dwindling number of leaders who haven’t recognized Biden as the next U.S. head of state.(via REUTERS)
The comments are some of the most detailed since the election from Putin, one of a dwindling number of leaders who haven’t recognized Biden as the next U.S. head of state.(via REUTERS)

Vladimir Putin says he’s not ready to recognize Joe Biden as US President

By Bloomberg| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2020 05:48 PM IST
Putin described the Kremlin’s decision not to congratulate Biden as “a formality” with no ulterior motives. When asked if the move could damage U.S.-Russia relations, he said: “there’s nothing to damage, they’re already ruined.”
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Chris Krebs speaks to reporters in Arlington, Virginia, US.(REUTERS/ FILE)
Chris Krebs speaks to reporters in Arlington, Virginia, US.(REUTERS/ FILE)

Donald Trump fires his top election security official

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington, DC
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 11:30 PM IST
The outgoing US president has refused to accept the election outcome, continues to falsely claim he has won, and has barred his administration from cooperating with the transition team of Biden
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A White House spokesperson has defended Trump’s light public schedule.(REUTERS)
A White House spokesperson has defended Trump’s light public schedule.(REUTERS)

Trump ‘absent’ after poll defeat; Here’s what outgoing US President has been up to

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 06:34 PM IST
US media reports suggest that Trump has shown little interest in carrying out the duties of the president.
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The image shows the letter the late 41st US president, George HW Bush, left for his successor, Bill Clinton.(Instagram/@kristenanniebell)
The image shows the letter the late 41st US president, George HW Bush, left for his successor, Bill Clinton.(Instagram/@kristenanniebell)

Kristen Bell shares letter George HW Bush penned to Bill Clinton after losing the election in 1993. Seen it yet?

By Sanya Budhiraja | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 09, 2020 08:08 PM IST
“How it’s done. Class. Grace. Dignity. Respect. Humanity,” read the text shared alongside the post.
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Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Joe Biden smiles as he speaks about the results of the 2020 U.S. presidential election during an appearance in Wilmington, Delaware, US.(REUTERS)
Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Joe Biden smiles as he speaks about the results of the 2020 U.S. presidential election during an appearance in Wilmington, Delaware, US.(REUTERS)

US Election 2020: ‘History has been made,’ and other reactions from tweeple to Joe Biden’s win as 46th US president

By Sanya Budhiraja | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 12:13 AM IST
Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump in the presidential election to become the 46th president of the United States on November 7.
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Joe Biden emerged as the winner in US presidential elections 2020.(AFP Photo)
Joe Biden emerged as the winner in US presidential elections 2020.(AFP Photo)

‘Will be a President for all Americans’: Joe Biden after big win against Trump

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 11:05 PM IST
Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States.
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US Election 2020: Donald Trump shared this tweet on November 5.(Twitter/@realDonaldTrump)
US Election 2020: Donald Trump shared this tweet on November 5.(Twitter/@realDonaldTrump)

US Election 2020: Donald Trump’s ‘stop the count’ tweet sparks hilarious posts on Twitter

By Sanya Budhiraja | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 05:22 PM IST
Donald Trump’s tweet has collected nearly seven lakh likes and almost 3.5 lakh comments.
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The image shows a meme shared by a netizens for the US Election 2020.(Twitter)
The image shows a meme shared by a netizens for the US Election 2020.(Twitter)

US Election 2020: Netizens flood Twitter with memes prior to election results

By Srimoyee Chowdhury | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 05:46 PM IST
As people wait with bated breath for the announcement of the next US president, Twitter has been flooding with hilarious memes.
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US President Donald Trump accused Democrats of ‘stealing’ the elections after polls closed.(REUTERS)
US President Donald Trump accused Democrats of ‘stealing’ the elections after polls closed.(REUTERS)

‘They are trying to steal the elections’: Trump accuses Democrats without any evidence

By Reuters | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Washington
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 12:37 PM IST
The US President failed to give any evidence to support his claims.
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Voting begins in US presidential election 2020 amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).(REUTERS)
Voting begins in US presidential election 2020 amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).(REUTERS)

US Elections 2020: Voting begins, first ballots cast in New Hampshire

By Asian News International | Posted by Mallika Soni | Washington
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2020 01:26 PM IST
The first ballots have been cast in Dixville Notch and Millsfield, towns in the northeastern state of New Hampshire
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Trump made the comment while announcing that Sudan would start to normalise ties with Israel. Downstream Sudan is a party to the talks with Ethiopia and Egypt over the disputed dam.(REUTERS)
Trump made the comment while announcing that Sudan would start to normalise ties with Israel. Downstream Sudan is a party to the talks with Ethiopia and Egypt over the disputed dam.(REUTERS)

Ethiopia upset after Trump says Egypt should ‘blow up’ dam

By Associated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 12:29 AM IST
Trump made the comment while announcing that Sudan would start to normalise ties with Israel. Downstream Sudan is a party to the talks with Ethiopia and Egypt over the disputed dam.
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Donald Trump Jr. listens during the first presidential debate.(AP)
Donald Trump Jr. listens during the first presidential debate.(AP)

Trump, Modi relationship is incredible, says Donald Trump Jr

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 03:10 PM IST
Trump Jr was speaking after the release of his book Liberal Privilege and the event was organised exclusively for the Indian American community.
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Donald Trump alleged that Biden works for China and his family is a criminal enterprise. In Picture - Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Muskegon, Michigan.(AFP)
Donald Trump alleged that Biden works for China and his family is a criminal enterprise. In Picture - Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Muskegon, Michigan.(AFP)

US was coming together before ‘China Virus’: Trump

By Asian News International | Posted by Srivatsan K C | Muskegon (Michigan)
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 12:52 PM IST
Trump also went on to label Biden as a corrupt politician adding that the Biden family is a criminal enterprise.
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US President Donald Trump speaks during a rally at Ocala International Airport in Ocala, Florida on October 16.(AFP)
US President Donald Trump speaks during a rally at Ocala International Airport in Ocala, Florida on October 16.(AFP)

Lock up the Bidens, lock up Hillary: Donald Trump tells supporters at Georgia rally

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington, DC
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 11:49 PM IST
Donald Trump on Friday escalated his attack on Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, saying he should be “locked up” for dubious allegations of corruption. The US president was speaking at an election rally
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Trump made the journey from the military hospital to the White House on a Marine One helicopter.(Twitter/@@chippermyers1)
Trump made the journey from the military hospital to the White House on a Marine One helicopter.(Twitter/@@chippermyers1)

Twitter reacts to Donald Trump removing mask for photos after returning to White House

By Sanya Budhiraja | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 08:41 PM IST
The US president tweeted that he was leaving the Walter Reed Medical Center after being treated there for Covid-19.
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A vehicle in US President Trump's motorcade drives by supporters as they rally outside of Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland on October 4, 2020.(AFP)
A vehicle in US President Trump's motorcade drives by supporters as they rally outside of Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland on October 4, 2020.(AFP)

US President Donald Trump surprises supporters with drive-by outside Walter Reed hospital

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington, DC
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 12:07 PM IST
Donald Trump wore a mask and sat in the back of an SUV. He waved to his supporters and gave out fist bumps as his cavalcade crawled by in front of the Walter Reed Military Medical Center in Bethesda. The cavalcade didn’t stop and the US president had no in-person interactions
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Marine One lifts off from the White House to take US President Donald Trump to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda on Friday.(AP)
Marine One lifts off from the White House to take US President Donald Trump to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda on Friday.(AP)

Confusion, uncertainty as US President Donald Trump undergoes Covid-19 treatment in hospital

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington, DC
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2020 09:18 AM IST
According to multiple reports, the US president had been administered supplemental oxygen on Friday at the White House as his oxygen levels had dropped, which had prompted the decision to rush him to the Walter Reed Military Medical Center in Bethesda
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US President Donald Trump.(@realDonaldTrump)
US President Donald Trump.(@realDonaldTrump)

‘Going well I, I think!’: Trump tweets after being given experimental Covid-19 drug treatment

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani Kumar | Hindustan Times, Nrew Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 10:02 AM IST
Trump was given the experimental antibody drug by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc, which has been described as one of the most promising approaches to preventing serious illness from a Covid-19 infection.
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The breach: View into worlds beyond.(Shutterstock)
The breach: View into worlds beyond.(Shutterstock)

Review: The Wall by Gautam Bhatia

By Maaz Bin Bilal | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 05:44 PM IST
Legal scholar Gautam Bhatia’s first novel works with many of the classical tropes of utopia, or dystopia as utopia gone wrong
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Democratic US vice presidential nominee Senator Kamala Harris leaves the car to get on a plane at the airport, after attending a Community Conversation with African-American Leaders, in Miami, Florida.(REUTERS)
Democratic US vice presidential nominee Senator Kamala Harris leaves the car to get on a plane at the airport, after attending a Community Conversation with African-American Leaders, in Miami, Florida.(REUTERS)

Kamala Harris continues to mount attack on Trump over Covid-19 cover up

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 11:33 AM IST
Kamala Harris held the US president accountable for the deaths caused due to the coronavirus in a tweet and said that he did nothing despite knowing that Covid-19 epidemic would jeopardize the health of millions and would upend the economy.
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