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Donald Trump is the 2016 US president-elect. He was contesting against Democrat Hillary Clinton in the elections. Trump, who does not have a political background, was born in a business family in 1946 at Queens, New York City. His father owned a real estate and construction firm known as Trump Organisation. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Economics, he took over his father’s business. Trump was declared the official Republican nominee in July 2016. Trump is seen as a controversial figure as he called for a complete ban on entry of Muslims in United States during his election campaign. He also openly speaks against the need to tackle climate change and supports gun rights in America. During the presidential debate, a video recording of Trump's conversation was leaked in which he was heard making offensive comments about women.


Govt spent only Rs 8 crore on Trump’s visit: Gujarat CM Rupani

February 29, 2020 11:17 am

Vijay Rupani said that history was created where for the first time a US President came directly to Ahmedabad from Washington.

President Trump’s visit had the right optics. Attention must now turn to India-US priority areas

February 28, 2020 10:25 am

Finally, after the hype of the Trump spectacle, some grunt work will need to be done with the Democrats, and also with the liberal US media, to ensure that the bipartisan consensus on India is restored and the visit is not perceived as an electoral backing of Trump. From now to November can be a long time in US politics and the Democrats still control the House.

Explained: Reading Donald Trump's visit to India

February 28, 2020 9:31 am

PM Narendra Modi has broken through systemic prejudice against US engagement. But an India at war with itself can’t take advantage of the possibilities presented by the ‘Hindi-Amreeki, Bhai-Bhai’ phase in the relationship.

Trump told Modi he was asked by Imran Khan to mediate but doesn't intend to

February 28, 2020 10:40 am

This has been one of the major takeaways of the bilateral conversation between the US President and the Prime Minister on Monday and Tuesday.

Donald Trump names Mike Pence to lead coronavirus effort, but plays down threat to US

February 27, 2020 8:05 am

Trump’s announcement, at a White House news conference, followed mounting bipartisan criticism that the administration’s response has been sluggish and came after two days of contradictory messages about the virus, which has infected more than 81,000 people globally, killing nearly 3,000.

Cost of a spectacle: Donald Trump succeeded in boosting the American economy when India is in a slowdown

February 27, 2020 11:16 am

The spectacle put up at huge public expense by the Narendra Modi government to welcome President Donald Trump in Gujarat speaks volumes about the penchant for exhibitionism and the utter servility of the people in power towards the US.

Explained: What are the MH-60R naval choppers, AH-64E Apaches India has bought?

February 27, 2020 8:47 am

The incoming 24 multirole MH-60 Romeo helicopters are expected to boost the Indian Navy's efforts to expand its role in the Indian Ocean Region.

A comedian's spoof of Donald Trump's mispronunciations at Motera is going viral

February 27, 2020 11:18 am

In the video, Jose Covaco pretends to be a customer service executive attempting to tell the US president how to pronounce various words.

Leave CAA to India... didn’t discuss Delhi violence with PM, says Trump

February 26, 2020 5:29 am

Not known for measured words, Trump was extremely careful in his statements — he made it clear at the beginning of his press conference that he did not want to overshadow the visit with his statements.

India, US decide to elevate ties, be global strategic partners

February 26, 2020 7:20 am

Trump, who held bilateral talks with Modi at Hyderabad House in New Delhi, announced a defence deal of more than USD 3 billion under which India will buy US military equipment including MH-60R naval and AH-64E Apache helicopters.


'I am inspired by happiness curriculum': Melania Trump at Delhi govt schools

February 26, 2020 7:03 am

First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump visits Delhi government school's happiness classes on her visit to India with President of the US, Donald Trump. During her visit, she interacted with students.

US President Donald Trump accorded ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan

February 26, 2020 7:04 am

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed Trump and First Lady Melania Trump at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

After Motera event, Trumps visit Taj Mahal

February 24, 2020 7:59 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday arrived at the Ahmedabad International Airport ahead of US President Donald Trump's visit to the city, where the two leaders will take part in the 'Namaste Trump' event at Motera Stadium.

India all set to welcome US President Donald Trump today

February 24, 2020 8:23 am

Across the Sabarmati river on the east bank, a huge poster with the Trumps and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been put up.

Namaste Trump: Agra, Ahmedabad gear up for US President's visit

February 20, 2020 1:00 pm

Fresh coats of paint, uniformly coloured shop hoardings and newly dug pavements await US President Donald Trump on his scheduled maiden visit to the Taj Mahal on February 24. In pic: Fountains being cleaned at Taj Mahal ahead of Trump’s visit.

Ahead of Donald Trump's visit, Ahmedabad gets a makeover

February 13, 2020 5:48 pm

From Gujarat, the Trumps will travel to New Delhi, where the two sides will hold bilateral talks.

Palestinians protest Trump's peace plan

February 08, 2020 11:43 am

The Trump plan, which heavily favors Israel, says the status quo should “continue uninterrupted.”

Trump uses State of the Union to campaign; Pelosi rips up speech

February 06, 2020 8:10 am

There were plenty of dramatic moments during US President Donald Trump's customary State of the Union speech that included House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tearing a copy of his speech, a protester disrupting his speech and more.

Thousands gather to mourn Iran's General Qassem Soleimani who was killed in US airstrike

January 05, 2020 8:57 am

Iran vowed “harsh retaliation” for a US drone strike near Baghdad’s airport that killed a top Iranian general who had been the architect of its interventions across the Middle East


Who Is Kamala Harris? | 2020 US Presidential Candidate

January 24, 2019 4:56 pm

Senator Kamala Harris, Democrat of California, is joining the race for the White House. Ms. Harris becomes the fourth woman currently serving in Congress to announce her presidential ambitions.

Will Ex-PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi be the World Bank's next CEO?

January 16, 2019 3:40 pm

Ex-PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi is reportedly among the frontrunners for the post of World Bank CEO. US President Donald Trump is considering multiple candidates to nominate for the post and Nooyi's name is reportedly being considered.

Donald Trump’s evolving rhetoric on the wall

January 14, 2019 3:00 pm

The core of US President Donald Trump’s argument for the southern border wall has remained largely the same. But as the fight wears on, his justification has expanded and details like cost and construction materials have evolved.

Elizabeth Warren vs Donald Trump: A blow-by-blow account of a turbulent history

January 02, 2019 6:25 pm

The Massachusetts senator is the most prominent Democrat to have announced a run against President Trump in 2020. The two already have a long history of trading barbs, and it’s likely to get even nastier.

These are the generals who have left Donald Trump's White House

December 13, 2018 3:51 pm

US President Donald Trump appointed more generals to senior positions than any other modern president. But with John Kelly’s resignation, only one general remains. Here’s what happened.

Meet the KGB spies who invented fake news

November 13, 2018 6:52 pm

The New York Times reveals how one of the biggest fake news stories ever concocted — the 1984 AIDS-is-a-biological-weapon hoax — went viral in the pre-Internet era. Meet the KGB cons who invented it, and the “truth squad” that quashed it. For a bit.

Political messaging | How Donald Trump stokes fear in midterm ads

November 05, 2018 3:50 pm

Recently released political ads reveal the Republican Party’s two-pronged election strategy: one message for skeptics and swing voters, and a very different one aimed at President Donald Trump’s base.

How dad Fred Trump's empire made millions for Donald Trump

October 04, 2018 4:35 pm

An NYT investigation shows that in every era of Donald Trump’s life, his finances were deeply intertwined with, and dependent on, his father’s wealth.

All the Senate's men empowering women, since 1991

October 01, 2018 3:35 pm

From Anita Hill to Dr Christine Blasey Ford, the video spotlights the Senate’s strides in gender sensitivity and female representation.

What Donald Trump has said about men accused of abuse

September 19, 2018 6:05 pm

Before the sexual assault accusation against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, US President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Trump spoke about allegations against several well-known men, including himself. His past statements reveal a pattern.