Indian-American Mala Adiga Appointed As Jill Biden’s Policy Director

Saturday, November 21st, 2020
Mala Adiga

Washington: US President-elect Joe Biden on Friday appointed an Indian-American, Mala Adiga, the policy director of his wife Jill Biden, who will be the First Lady. Ms Adiga has served as a senior advisor to Jill Biden and a senior policy advisor on the Biden-Kamala Harris campaign. Previously, Ms Adiga was director for Higher Education […]

Obama thanks PM Modi for strengthening Indo-US ties

Thursday, January 19th, 2017
Barack Obama

Washington: Outgoing US President Barack Obama telephoned Prime Minister Narendra Modi to thank him for his partnership that enhanced the relations between India and America, the White House has said. Obama spoke on the phone with Modi yesterday to thank him for “his partnership” and to review joint efforts of cooperation including defence, civil-nuclear energy, […]

Modi honours Obama as VIP guest, opens arms to US business

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

New Delhi : Narendra Modi honoured Barack Obama as his chief guest Monday at India’s Republic Day parade and then rolled out the welcome mat to US businesses in a further warming of ties between the world’s largest democracies. The rain which fell for much of the two-hour showcase of military might and cultural diversity […]

Indian-origin Srinivasan confirmed as top US court judge

Friday, May 24th, 2013
Srikanth Srinivasan

Washington : Indian-American Srikanth Srinivasan on Thursday scripted history after he was confirmed as the first South Asian judge to America’s second highest court. Described as “trailblazer” by US President Barack Obama, Chandigarh-born Srinivasan’s nomination to the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit was unanimously approved by the Senate with 97 […]

Barack Obama apologises for praising female official’s looks

Saturday, April 6th, 2013
Barack Obama

Washington : President Barack Obama late on Thursday night called Kamala Harris, the California attorney general, and apologised to her for saying that she was the “best-looking attorney general in the country.” Obama made the comment on Thursday morning at a fundraiser outside San Francisco. He praised Harris as being “brilliant,” adding, “she is dedicated […]

Narendra Modi welcome to apply for visa, says US

Friday, April 5th, 2013
Narendra Modi welcome to apply for visa, says US

Washington : With Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi appearing all set to play enter the national stage, the United States said that Modi is welcome to apply for a visa to America, noting that the Obama administration would review his case on its merits. “There is no change (in US policy)…He (Modi) is welcome to […]

Obama to nominate new NATO commander

Friday, March 29th, 2013
NATO commander

Washington : President Barack Obama is to nominate Air Force General Philip Breedlove as new NATO commander, after the earlier nominee John Allen decided to retire, according to US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. Hagel announced it Thursday during a press briefing at the Pentagon, saying Obama is nominating Breedlove, commander of US Air Forces in […]

CIA chief David Petraeus resigns over love affair

Saturday, November 10th, 2012
David Petraeus

Washington: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director David Petraeus on Friday resigned over an extramarital affair, saying his behaviour was “unacceptable”. The top intelligence official of the US submitted his resignation to US President Barack Obama during a meeting at the White House. “After being married for over 37 years, I showed extremely poor judgement by […]

Four more years: Barack Obama is re-elected

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012
Barack Obama re elected

Washington: US President Barack Obama swept to re-election on Tuesday, creating history again by defying the undertow of a slow economic recovery and high unemployment to beat Republican foe Mitt Romney. Obama became only the second Democrat to win a second four-year White House term since World War II, when television networks projected he would […]

Left parties staged protest against US President Obama’s visit to India

Monday, November 8th, 2010
Left parties staged protest against US President

Mangalore : Left parties of Dakshina Kannada staged a nationwide protest against the visit of US President Barack Obama, in front of DC Office on November 8, Monday. The Dakshina Kannada district unit of CPI, CPI(M), All India Forward Block and RSP rendered their support to the protest and held a demonstration. B Madhava, district […]

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