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Tag: Joe Biden

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Electoral College Votes Joe Biden, Kamala Harris To Lead US

New York: “In this battle for the soul of America, democracy prevailed,” declared Joseph Robinette Biden after his election as the 46th president of the United States and Kamala Harris made history as the first woman and the first Indian American elected as vice president. The electoral college formally voted them to the offices on […]

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Time's 2020 'Person of the Year': US President-Elect Joe Biden And Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris

Washington: US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have been named Time magazine’s ‘Person of the Year’, for offering “restoration and renewal in a single ticket”. The magazine made the announcement on its Twitter page late Thursday night. Biden and Harris ran in one of the most contentious presidential races in American history, […]

US Presidential Election: All 50 States, District Of Columbia Certify Their Results
US Presidential Election: All 50 States, District Of Columbia Certify Their Results

Washington: With West Virginia certifying its presidential election results, all 50 US states and the District of Columbia have now certified the outcome of the November 3 presidential polls, according to a media report on Thursday. President-elect Joe Biden, a Democrat, is projected to win 306 electoral votes, and incumbent President Donald Trump is set […]

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US May Get First Ever Black Defence Secy In Biden Admin

New York:  US President-elect Joe Biden has made his case for retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin to be secretary of defence, urging Congress to waive a legal prohibition against a recently serving military officer running the Pentagon. With concern rising in Congress about maintaining civilian control of the military, Biden on Tuesday suggested he felt […]

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Covid-19 Vaccination In US Will Not Be Mandatory: Joe Biden

Washington: US President-elect Joe Biden on Friday said that the residents on United Stated will not be forced to take Covid-19 vaccination and he is willing to get vaccinated publicly to assuage any concerns about its efficacy and safety. I don’t think they should be mandatory. I wouldn’t demand it to be mandatory, but I […]

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Indian-American Vivek Murthy Tipped For Big Healthcare Role In Biden Admin

New York: Indian-American Vivek Murthy, the former US Surgeon General, is tipped for a big role in Joe Biden’s health care team, as the President-elect readies to name consequential picks to will lead the next administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Murthy currently co-chairs the Biden-Harris Transition’s Covid-19 task force. Biden is expected to announce […]

Joe Biden Names Neera Tanden As Head Of OMB, Janet Yellen As Treasury Secretary
Joe Biden Names Neera Tanden As Head Of OMB, Janet Yellen As Treasury Secretary

Washington: US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday named Indian-American Neera Tanden as Director of Office of Management and Budget and Janet Yellen as his Treasury Secretary, as he announced key members of his economic team. If confirmed by the US Senate, Yellen, 74, will be the first woman to lead the Treasury Department in its […]

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'Hang On!': Joe Biden Urges Americans To Avoid Big Thanksgiving, Wait For Vaccine

New York: US President-elect Joe Biden renewed his call to Americans to “hang on!”, mask up and limit social gatherings until the coronavirus vaccine is available at population scale. “We have to try to slow the growth of the virus. We owe that to the doctors, the nurses, and the other front-line health care workers […]

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Trump Approves Facilitating Transition To President-Elect Joe Biden

New York: President Donald Trump has virtually conceded defeat to Joe Biden agreeing to begin the transition to the Democrat’s administration while also making claims that he will be the ultimate winner of the November 3 election. In a Monday evening tweet, Trump said that he was asking General Services Administration head Emily Murphy to […]

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PM Modi Talks To US President-elect Biden, Reiterate Firm Commitment To Strategic Partnership

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with US President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday, and reiterate India’s firm commitment to its strategic bilateral partnership with the United States. This was the first interaction between the two leaders after Democrat Biden defeated incumbent president Donald Trump in the US presidential election. “Spoke to US President-elect Joe […]

Donald Trump Again Refuses To Acknowledge His Defeat To Joe Biden
Donald Trump Again Refuses To Acknowledge His Defeat To Joe Biden

Washington: President Donald Trump again refused to acknowledge his defeat in the 2020 US Presidential Election by Democrat challenger Joe Biden on Monday and insisted that he “won” the November 3 presidential election. “I won the Election! Trump tweeted on Monday. The tweet was flagged by the social networking site, which said, Official sources called […]

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Over 20 Indian-Americans Named In Joe Biden's Agency Review Teams

Washington: US President-elect Joe Biden has named more than 20 Indian-Americans as members, including three as team leads, to his agency review teams (ARTs) that are responsible for evaluating the operations of the key federal agencies in the current administration to ensure smooth transfer of power. Biden’s transition team said this is one of the […]

NASA Chief Not Ready To Continue Under Joe Biden: Media Report
NASA Chief Not Ready To Continue Under Joe Biden: Media Report

San Francisco: NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine has no intention to continue in his current position even if asked by the Joe Biden administration, said a media report. In an interview to AerospaceDaily, Bridenstine said a new chief of the US space agency under the new administration would be in the best interest of America’s space […]

Vivek Murthy To Headline 'Joe And Kamala's Plan To Beat Covid-19'
Vivek Murthy To Headline 'Joe And Kamala's Plan To Beat Covid-19'

New York: Rebuilding America’s coronavirus response from amidst the wreckage of the Donald Trump administration’s slash and burn strategy over the last nine months is right up there on US President-elect Joe Biden and deputy Kamala Harris’ to-do list. On the first workday after their victory lap in Wilmington, Delaware, Biden andA Harris are tipped […]

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COVID-19, Economic Recovery, Racial Equality And Climate Change Top Priorities For Biden, Harris

Washington: Tackling COVID-19 pandemic, economic recovery, racial equality and climate change are the four top priorities for the Biden administration, his transition team said on Sunday, a day after Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris won the November 3 US election. Following a tense week of vote tallying, Democratic presidential candidate Biden on […]

Sudarsan Pattnaik Hails Biden, Harris Win Through Sand Sculpture
Sudarsan Pattnaik Hails Biden, Harris Win Through Sand Sculpture

Bhubaneswar: Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a 25-feet sand sculpture to mark the election victory of US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris at the Puri beach in Odisha. Pattnaik has created a sand sculpture of both the leaders to congratulate them on the historic victory. Congratulations President-elect, @JoeBiden and Vice […]

India Inc Hopes For New Highs In Economic Ties With US With Joe Biden As Prez
India Inc Hopes For New Highs In Economic Ties With US With Joe Biden As Prez

New Delhi: Indian industry hopes that bilateral economic ties between India and the US will reach new heights with Joe Biden as the next President of the world’s largest economy. On Sunday, Indian Inc congratulated Biden along with Kamala Harris, the Vice President-elect of the US. Industry body Assocham expressed confidence that the Indo-American partnership […]

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'Will Miss Chacha Ki Comedy': Sehwag Reacts As Trump Loses To Biden

New Delhi: Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag was once again at his witty best as he reacted to the US election results in which Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden defeated incumbent president Donald Trump. “Apne waale same hi hain. Will miss Chacha ki Comedy,” Sehwag said in a tweet along with a picture of Trump. […]

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Joe Biden Believes India-US Partnership Is Defining Relationship Of 21st Century

Washington: US President-elect Joe Biden believes India-US partnership is the defining relationship of the 21st century, and he plans to strengthen ties between the two countries. Biden, 77, who has a track record of advocating a stronger India-US relationship, also believes that there is a lot of scope in bilateral trade. When the former vice […]

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'Dream With Ambition': Gems From Kamala Harris Victory Speech

New York: America’s Vice President-elect Kamala Harris delivered a rousing victory speech in Wilmington, Delaware, hitting familiar themes and hailing Joe Biden for his “audacity” in choosing a woman as his running mate. “Every little girl watching tonight sees that this is a country of possibilities,” Harris said to wild cheers. Harris’ mother Shyamala Gopalan, […]

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PM Modi Greets Joe Biden, Says Will Look Forward To Work Closely

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted US President Elect Joe Biden and said that as Vice President his contribution to strengthening Indo-US relations was critical and invaluable and India will look forward to work closely together. The Prime Minister also congratulated Vice President elect Kamala Harris saying her success is pathbreaking, and […]

Joe Biden Becomes 46th US President After Bitter Contest With Donald Trump
Joe Biden Becomes 46th US President After Bitter Contest With Donald Trump

New York: The moment has met Joseph R. Biden. The networks have called the US election for Biden, who moves up a notch from being called former vice president to America’s President-elect. After four full days of waiting patiently for the slow march of vote counting to work itself out, Democratic vice presidential candidate Joseph […]

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Foreign Policy Experts Eye Biden's Stance On China As PLOTUS

New Delhi: In the days to come, the foreign and economic policies of Democratic nominee and former vice-president Joe Biden, who once believed in having greater “engagement with China,” will be keenly watched by the US as well as the rest of the world. The closely contested elections reflected that a large number of Americans […]

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Aamir Khan's Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar's Nail Biting Climax Sums Up Current US Election Situation

The entire world is eagerly awaiting the result of the election in the United States. The fight between Joe Biden and the current President Donald Trump is edging towards a nail-biting finish. Tweets and messages based on the US elections have been flooding Twitter since yesterday. What happened in the #USElections pic.twitter.com/Xo96Z6OO5S — Troll Sports […]

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US Presidential Election 2020: Trump Mounts Legal Battle In Several States, Biden Inches Closer To Victory

Washington: Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his running mate Senator Kamala Harris of Indian origin inched closer to the magic figure of 270 Electoral College votes, even as incumbent Republican President Donald Trump moved ahead with his plan to mount a massive legal battle. Biden is falling short of six to 17 Electoral College […]

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Trump vs Biden: It's Going To Be A Long Night, Race Going Down To The Wire

New York: Don’t expect results anytime soon. About five hours into the US 2020 presidential election night, predictable splotches of red and blue are slowly lighting up the American electoral map, nudging anxious voters in the general direction that closely fought elections go: Nail biting fights in a handful of high stakes states but we […]

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US Presidential Election 2020: Trump Projected Winner In 7 States, Biden Gets 8

New York: In a burst of projected results an hour after the first poll closings, US President Donald Trump has won in the states of Alabama, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Indiana, while his Democratic rival Joe Biden won in Vermont, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Rhode Island. The projections, […]

US Polls: Won't 'Play Games', Will Declare Win 'When There Is Victory': Donald Trump
US Polls: Won't 'Play Games', Will Declare Win 'When There Is Victory': Donald Trump

New York: US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he will declare victory only when and if he wins the poll, making an attempt to clarify his ambiguous position during a chaotic election. He would declare victory “when there is victory. If there is victory,” he told Fox News in a morning phone call. […]

US Polls: Joe Biden Holds His Lead Nationally And In Key Battleground States: Apco
US Polls: Joe Biden Holds His Lead Nationally And In Key Battleground States: Apco

New Delhi: National and state polls remain steady with some tightening, but overall Joe Biden holds his lead both nationally and in key battleground states, according to a report by Apco Worldwide. The one important change is that infections, hospitalisations, and deaths from Covid-19 are worsening, especially in the Midwest. Despite this, in his closing […]

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US Election Day Voting Begins, 1st Ballots Cast In New Hampshire

Washington: Voting for the US presidential election kicked off early Tuesday morning with first ballots cast in Dixville Notch and Millsfield, two small towns in the state of New Hampshire. Voters are choosing their preferred candidates for the American President and New Hampshire Governor, as well as federal and state legislative seats in the midnight […]

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Former US President Barack Obama Joins Biden At Michigan Rally

Washington: Former US President Barack Obama joined his former Vice President and the incumbent Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden at a campaign rally for the latter in the state of Michigan, just three days ahead of Tuesday’s election. The joint appearance at the drive-in rally in Flint, Michigan, on Saturday, was the first since Biden […]

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US Elections: Trump And Biden Intensify Election Campaigns

Washington: US President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden have intensified their poll campaigns for the November 3 presidential elections, both on the ground and in the virtual domain, making a case before Americans as to why they should vote for them. Trump, a Republican, is seeking re-election to the White House. Biden, […]

Joe Biden Leads In Battleground States Of Florida, N.Carolina: Polls
Joe Biden Leads In Battleground States Of Florida, N.Carolina: Polls

Washington: New tracker polls have revealed that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden was leading against US President Donald Trump in the two battleground states of Florida and North Carolina. In the 2016 presidential election, Trump won Florida by 49.02 per cent of the votes, while his then Democratic rival Hillary Clinton came in close with […]

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Deeply Value Friendship With India: Joe Biden

Washington: Slamming President Donald Trump for his comment on India’s air pollution, former vice president and Democratic Party’s presidential nominee Joe Biden on Saturday said he and his running mate Kamala Harris deeply value America’s partnership with India. President Trump called India ‘filthy’. It’s not how you talk about friends and it’s not how you […]

US Polls: Joe Biden Holds His Lead Nationally And In Key Battleground States: Apco
US Polls: Joe Biden Breaks All-Time TV, Digital Advertising Spending Record

Washington: Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s campaign has spent a record amount of money on television and digital advertising than any other presidential candidate in the US’ history. Data from Advertising Analytics, a non-partisan firm, revealed on Friday that the former Vice President has spent more than $582 million on television advertising since launching his […]

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Mute Button, Masks Headline Final Donald Trump, Joe Biden Debate

Washington: It’s so 2020. Not to be outdone by a housefly on US Vice President Mike Pence’s mop of white hair and a transparent plexiglass partition which rocked the Kamala Harris – Mike Pence debate, the mute button has now officially entered the annals of US presidential debate history in the year of a pandemic. […]

Joe Biden Leads Donald Trump By 7 Points Nationwide
Joe Biden Leads Donald Trump By 7 Points Nationwide

Washington: A new poll has revealed that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden was currently leading US President Donald Trump by seven points nationwide, with just 18 days remaining for the November 3 election. Related Story: Joe Biden Leads Donald Trump In Wisconsin, Michigan: Poll According to the new national Hill-HarrisX poll released on Thursday, 47 […]

Joe Biden Leads Donald Trump In Wisconsin, Michigan: Poll
Joe Biden Leads Donald Trump In Wisconsin, Michigan: Poll

Washington: A new poll has revealed that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has gained big leads against US President Donald Trump in the swing states of Wisconsin and Michigan. In the 2016 election, Trump had won both the states. The latest New York Times-Siena College survey released on Monday revealed that Biden was leading the […]

Joe Biden Leads Donald Trump In Michigan, Nevada, Tied In Iowa: Poll
Joe Biden Leads Donald Trump In Michigan, Nevada, Tied In Iowa: Poll

Washington: A new poll has revealed that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden was leading US President Donald Trump by six points in the swing states of Michigan and Nevada, while the two rivals were tied in Iowa. In the 2016 election, Trump won the states of Iowa and Michigan, while his Democratic opponent and former […]

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US Polls: Twitter Imposes New Limits On Political Figures

San Francisco: As the US presidential election inches closer, Twitter on Friday said it will add additional warnings and restrictions on tweets with a misleading information label from US political figures (including candidates and campaign accounts), US-based accounts with more than 100,000 followers, or that obtain significant engagement. Twitter said that people must tap through […]

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