While he spoke little about his foreign policy stance, experts suggest that the team he has put together gives vital indications about the approach the Biden administration is likely to take in the matter.
So how will Biden tackle the China challenge and what will be the future course of the US-India relationship.
Hindustan Times’ Aditi Prasad speaks to India’s former ambassador to the US Meera Shankar and foreign editor Pramit Pal Chaudhuri to understand how the Biden team is likely to approach and deal with the challenges ahead.
Acting Chief of the Capitol Police Yogananda Pittman said on Thursday that Donald Trump supporters who launched a deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol last month have indicated they want to "blow up" the building and kill members of Congress when President Joe Biden gives his State of the Union address to Congress.
First Lady Jill Biden offered advice to talk show host Kelly Clarkson during a recent TV appearance, telling her "over time you heal" from a divorce and that if she hadn't gotten divorced, she never would have met her husband, President Joe Biden..
After Opposition parties announced that they will go to boycott the President Ram Nath Kovind's address at Parliament on January 29, Union Minister for Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Giriraj Singh on Friday said boycotting President's address is insult. He said, "They are shredding the dignity of democracy. In the Parliamentary system, President has his own dignity and boycotting his address is insulting him."
The first high dam on the Yamuna is scheduled to come up at Lakhwar in Dehradun and Tehri in Uttarakhand after the Union environment ministry’s expert appraisal committee recommended the 300MW Lakhwar Multipurpose Project for environmental clearance in its December 2 meeting last year. Residents of Lohari village along the Yamuna are both happy and anxious about the project. The Lakhwar Project is contentious as it will impact a large forest area. Dams on Himalayan rivers can also amplify glacier burst, flash floods etc. Watch this ground report filed by Hindustan Times’ Jayashree Nandi from Lohari village in Uttarakhand.
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Uttarakhand’s glacier breach on February 7 impacted Raini village on the banks of Rishi Ganga river. Raini villagers were the first to warn people about the glacier breach. The villagers narrated how warning systems at Rishi Ganga project site failed to trigger. It was beyond their imagination to see a glacier burst during winters. They said that they have seen glacier breach events in the past but a flashflood of this degree was unforeseen. Over 100 people in Tapovan are still missing and feared dead. Relatives of missing workers also informed that alarm system failed to trigger at Tapovan hydropower project site. Watch this ground report filed by Hindustan Times’ Jayashree Nandi from Raini village in Uttarakhand.
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India and China have reached an agreement to disengage from the northern and southern banks of Pangong Lake in Eastern Ladakh. This comes after a long standoff between the forces of the two countries at the LAC in Ladakh. While many see this step as the beginning of a process that could lead to lasting calm in the borders, others have questioned whether India can trust China to live up to the agreement. Meanwhile, the opposition has slammed the government and accused it of ceding territory to the Chinese. So what does the disengagement at the LAC mean for India? Aditi Prasad speaks to Hindustan Times’ executive editor Shishir Gupta to decode the implications of the disengagement.
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