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US Presidential campaign

Countdown Begins… America Waits For Joe Biden To Take Over As President

Jan 20, 2021 Seema Guha

With Joe Biden taking oath in a few hours, Americans are hoping that the country can turn the page on the Trump era.

Twitter CEO Defends Donald Trump Ban, Warns Of Dangerous Precedent

Jan 14, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Twitter faced an extraordinary circumstance and banning Trump was the right thing to do, Jack Dorsey wrote on Twitter

Donald Trump vs Joe Biden: Georgia Turns Premier Battleground On US Election Final Day

Democrats needed to win both races to seize Senate control — and with it control of the new Congress when Biden takes office in two weeks.

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris Named TIME Magazine's '2020 Person of the Year'

Dec 11, 2020 PTI

The TIME magazine named the Democratic leaders for its annual prestigious honour, choosing them over other finalists like Dr Anthony Fauci.

Hunter Biden Facing Federal Investigation Over 'Tax Affairs'

The Justice Department's investigation, centring on potential tax fraud crimes, had been going on at least a year before President-elect Joe Biden announced his candidacy.

08 December, 2020

The US Is Like A Third World Country: US President Donald Trump


Trump made the remark while criticising the US voting system and reiterated his claims of the presidential election result being 'rigged'.

05 December, 2020

Joe Biden Secures Enough Electors To Be Sworn In As Next US President

Associated Press (AP)

Biden’s win in California has raised his tally of pledged electors to 279, just above the 270-mark required for victory

24 November, 2020

'Do What Needs To Be Done': Donald Trump Accepts Transition To Joe Biden


The President tweeted in response to a letter indicating that the Trump administration is ready to begin the formal transition process, but hasn't conceded to Joe Biden yet.

21 November, 2020

Twitter POTUS Account For Joe Biden On Jan 20, Doesn't Matter If Trump Stays Or Goes


The official @POTUS account, along with @whitehouse, @VP, @FLOTUS will be passed on to Joe Biden

17 November, 2020

Trump Said He Won The Elections. Twitterverse Was Happy To Give A Reality Check

Outlook Web Bureau

Donald Trump's refusal to accept defeat in the US Presidential elections opened up a treasure trove of internet ridicule on Monday.

16 November, 2020

It Is Time For Donald Trump To Concede: Barack Obama


Former US President Obama advises Donald Trump to put the country first and think beyond personal ego and disappointments


14 November, 2020

In A First, Joe Biden Likely To Pick A Woman To Lead Pentagon

Associated Press (AP)

Michele Flournoy, a politically moderate Pentagon veteran, is regarded by US officials as a top choice for the position.

14 November, 2020

‘Time Will Tell’: Trump Comes Closest To Conceding Defeat, As Biden Consolidates Lead


Biden scripts history by polling the largest number of votes by any US presidential candidate so far

12 November, 2020

Joe Biden An Early Supporter Of India-US Relation, Says Obama-era Aide


'Biden to continue to prioritise the defence and security partnership with New Delhi'

09 November, 2020

China Declines To Congratulate Biden; Says His Victory Should Have Legal Endorsement


We noticed Biden declared himself the winner: Chinese official

08 November, 2020

Son-in-law Jared Kushner Has Approached President Trump About Conceding The Election: Reports


'I will not rest until the American People have the honest vote count they deserve and that Democracy demands,' Trump said in the statement.

08 November, 2020

Indian-American Vivek Murthy Expected To Co-Chair Joe Biden’s Covid Task Force


The former US surgeon general may get a key position in Joe Biden's health administration after serving as a top public health advisor during the campaign.


08 November, 2020

World Leaders Congratulate Joe Biden On Presidential Win

Associated Press (AP)

Many leaders across the globe have termed the US election results as an opportunity to strengthen global democracy.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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