According to the American constitution, the vice-president occupies the second highest position in the executive branch of the federal government. In fact, the occupant of this office, the vice-president, is proverbially said to be a ‘heartbeat away from the presiden-cy.’ Thus, if the sitting president becomes physically incapacitated, is impeached, or dies, the vice-president takes over.
The US Supreme Court on Thursday struck down race-based admissions at the University of Harvard and the University of North Carolina.
he international system, constructed following the Second World War, is almost unrecognizable. New geopolitical realities demand new structures of global governance and a new economy for many which will provide a greater voice for developing and emerging countries. But it remains a work in progress thanks to US intransigence. The US record of being on the wrong side of history is unparalleled
At least 130 people were killed, and several were injured after a cable bridge collapsed in the Machchhu river in Gujarat's Morbi district.
Kamala Harris took part in swearing of India-American Shefali Razdan Duggal, who was appointed as America's next envoy to the Netherlands.