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  • Trump was absent at the official 9/11 memorial ceremonies

    Trump was absent at the official 9/11 memorial ceremonies

    Trump, instead of appearing at the ceremonies, travelled several blocks from his Trump Tower building in Manhattan to the 17th police precinct and the neighbouring fire station in New York City.

    September 12, 2021
  • Kamala Harris slams Beijing for ‘coercion’ in South China Sea

    Kamala Harris slams Beijing for ‘coercion’ in South China Sea

    In recent years, China has been increasingly assertive over what it says are centuries-old rights to the contested region and has been rapidly building up its military presence to back up those claims.

    August 24, 2021
  • Harris believes SE Asia, Indo-Pacific will dictate future of world

    Harris believes SE Asia, Indo-Pacific will dictate future of world

    Harris' high-level visit, the first under the administration of President Joe Biden, comes as Singapore and the US mark 55 years of diplomatic ties.

    August 23, 2021
  • Harris’ Asia trip carries new urgency after Afghan collapse

    Harris’ Asia trip carries new urgency after Afghan collapse

    Harris will attempt to reassure allies of American resolve following the chaotic end of a two-decade war.

    August 20, 2021
  • The art of being Kamala Harris

    The art of being Kamala Harris

    Modern-day vice presidents like Pence and Harris have had to appear utterly loyal to the president.

    May 27, 2021
  • Glass ceiling broken

    Glass ceiling broken

    Unmistakable too was the pregnant symbolism of the solemn occasion not the least because both Ms Harris and Ms Pelosi now personify the hierarchy of governance in the USA today.

    May 3, 2021
  • The woman Biden fears the most

    The woman Biden fears the most

    Why should she shriek anymore when the president is already doing her bidding?

    April 26, 2021
  • Kamala Harris, the inveterate traveller, has arrived

    Kamala Harris, the inveterate traveller, has arrived

    For most part, Kamala Harris' story has been that of an inveterate traveller, most often pictured with a Goyard tote.

    January 18, 2021
  • Third past the post

    Third past the post

    Although there are several other minor parties, such as the Green and Constitution parties, and some independent candidates as well, since 1852, a candidate from the Republican or Democratic parties has always won or become runner-up in the US presidential elections, except in 1912, when Theodore Roosevelt, a popular former Republican president and a unique candidate unto himself came in second while not running under the banner of one of the two major parties and lost to Woodrow Wilson.

    December 18, 2020
  • Joe Biden, Kamala Harris named Time magazine’s 2020 ‘Person of the Year’

    Joe Biden, Kamala Harris named Time magazine’s 2020 ‘Person of the Year’

    The pair was chosen ahead of three other finalists: frontline health care workers and Anthony Fauci, the racial justice movement, and President Donald Trump who Biden defeated in November's election.

    December 11, 2020
  • Indian idiocy

    Indian idiocy

    It matters not a whit to the mostly mindless and always breathless media which is happy to run allegedly human-interest stories in a loop featuring hordes of fourth cousins, the neighbours whose grandparents went to school with the granduncle of the appropriated ‘Indian’ or a gaggle of old teachers of the person of interest’s aunt by marriage.

    November 14, 2020
  • Blueprint for Harris

    Blueprint for Harris

    It is hoped that in the interest of the USA and the world, President Biden would expose his deputy to foreign affairs with a helpful Secretary of State. The reason is that there have occurred many changes in the equations between nations as well as civilizations.

    November 14, 2020
  • Biden and India

    Biden and India

    But with President-elect Joe Biden now on his way to the White House with Kamala Harris in tow as his V-P, the granular reality is likely to be a little different. India would do well to be prepared for it.

    November 10, 2020
  • My niece Preeta has been ‘closely associated’ with Kamala Harris: Shatrughan Sinha

    My niece Preeta has been ‘closely associated’ with Kamala Harris: Shatrughan Sinha

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi too had congratulated US President-Elect Joe Biden and US Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris on Saturday.

    November 9, 2020
  • ‘He’s truly tough guy’: Man who cost Joe Biden his 1988 White House run

    ‘He’s truly tough guy’: Man who cost Joe Biden his 1988 White House run

    Biden, then a senator, was one of the favourites for the Democratic nomination ahead of the 1988 presidential election.

    November 9, 2020
  • India optimistic of strong ties with US under Biden

    India optimistic of strong ties with US under Biden

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi was quick to congratulate the 77-year-old Biden soon after he was declared the winner in the keenly-contested election against Donald Trump.

    November 8, 2020
  • PM Modi congratulates US Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris

    PM Modi congratulates US Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris

    "Heartiest congratulations Kamala Harris! Your success is pathbreaking, and a matter of immense pride not just for your chittis, but also for all Indian-Americans," the Prime Minister said.

    November 8, 2020