Watch: Joe Biden takes oath as 46th US President, PM Modi congratulates
Democrat Joe Biden was sworn-in as the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Joe Biden for being sworn in as the President of the United States and said he was committed to working with him to take the India-US partnership to even greater heights.
The 78-year-old veteran Democrat leader was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice John Roberts at the West Front of the US Capitol in Washington -- the traditional location for presidential inaugural ceremonies.
President Joe Biden has lashed out against gun violence in the US after the country's latest mass shooting, in Indianapolis.Mr Biden called gun violence "a national embarrassment" and called on the Senate to pass a bill tightening background checks for gun sales and transfers.
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The White House said President Joe Biden will set a new, increased refugee cap in May after facing a barrage of criticism when officials confirmed to CNN and other outlets that it would remain at the historically low level set by former President Donald Trump.
In the latest episode of On The Record, West Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra spoke to Hindustan Times' Sunetra Choudhury about home minister Amit Shah’s prediction that the BJP will win 200 seats in the assembly elections, the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s message, and the TMC demand to club the remaining seats in a single phase, among other issues. Polling for the first four phases has been concluded while the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth phases will take place on April 17, 22, 26 and 29 respectively. Counting of votes will take place on May 2. Watch the full video for more details.
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The ICSE board exams for Classes 10 and 12 have been postponed amid the surge in COVID-19 cases across the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was today briefed about the efforts being made by the government to import medical grade oxygen. Scam-accused billionaire Nirav Modi's extradition to India has been cleared by the British government. UK Home Secretary Priti Patel signed the extradition order on Thursday. Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday. Tamil Actor Vivekh is still in critical condition and will be observed closely for the next 48 years at the SIMS Hospital in Vadapalani.
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New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and her gubernatorial campaign have settled with a former staffer who accused the Democrat of sexually mistreating him during a meeting, paying out at least $62,500 as part of the agreement.
Hate crime legislation intended to combat violence against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic advanced in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, easily overcoming the Senate procedural tool known as the filibuster. Gloria Tso reports.
President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he will begin withdrawing the last U.S. troops from Afghanistan on May 1 to end America's longest war, rejecting calls for U.S. forces to stay to ensure a peaceful resolution to that nation's grinding internal conflict. Gavino Garay reports.
It’s been 100 days since the US Capitol was attacked by a violent mob on January 6. CNN’s John Avlon breaks down the knowns and unknowns of the day rioters breached one of the country’s most iconic buildings.
The United States on Thursday imposed a broad array of sanctions on Russia to punish it for election interference, cyber-hacking, bullying Ukraine and other “malign” acts. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
Brian Stelter asks about D.C. journalists adjusting to the Biden era and Jim Acosta says “I think we’re all dealing with some post-Trump stress disorder.” He points out there is a wide world of news to cover. Also, Annie Karni says the Biden White House is more disciplined than Trump’s and thus, in some ways, more difficult to cover.
[NFA] A motorist rammed a vehicle into U.S. Capitol police on Friday and brandished a knife, killing one officer and injuring another and forcing the Capitol complex to lock down in an attack that police said did not immediately appear to be terrorism-related. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
Despite speculation that he would serve only one four-year term, U.S. President Joe Biden, who at 78 is the oldest person in history to hold the office, said he expected he would run again in 2024. Lisa Bernhard has more.