Tag: Trump Administration

Barack Obama criticises US COVID-19 response in virtual graduation speech

Washington: Former President Barack Obama on Saturday criticised some officials overseeing the coronavirus response, telling college graduates in an online commencement address that the pandemic shows many officials “aren’t even pretending to be in charge.” Obama spoke on “Show Me Your Walk, HBCU Edition,” a two-hour live-streaming event for historically black colleges and universities broadcast […]

India raises duty on US exports as retaliatory action

New Delhi: Hitting back at the Trump administration for withdrawing trade privileges for certain Indian goods, the Indian government on Saturday raised custom duty on various items, including walnut and apples, exported from the US. In a late evening notification, the Union Finance Ministry said that the decision was taken in public interest. The higher […]