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Joe Biden: Neera Tanden a brilliant policy mind with critical practical experience across govts

December 02, 2020 1:43 pm

Joe Biden said Neera Tanden will be the first woman of colour and first South Asian American to lead the OMB.

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris send greetings on Guru Nanak's 551st birth anniversary

December 01, 2020 9:31 am

They sent extended their warmest greetings to Sikhs in the US and around the world as they observe the 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.

Explained: Who is Neera Tanden, the Indian-origin likely to be Biden's budget chief?

December 01, 2020 8:10 pm

The Indian American Tanden was raised by a single mother who was on welfare for over two years. Tanden has said she is a living example of someone helped by government schemes.

Explained: What is the significance of Joe Biden's all-women media team?

December 01, 2020 1:09 pm

Joe Biden's office claims this will be the first time the White House communications positions will be filled entirely by women. Four of the seven appointments are women of colour. 

Donald Trump clings to bevy of bogus election claims

November 30, 2020 10:28 pm

Trump's allegations of massive voting fraud have been refuted by a variety of judges, state election officials and an arm of his own administration's Homeland Security Department. Here are some of the false claims made by Trump presented with facts.

Joe Biden fractures foot while playing with dog, to wear a boot

November 30, 2020 12:15 pm

Biden suffered the injury on Saturday and visited an orthopedist in Newark, Delaware, on Sunday afternoon, his office said.

Biden to nominate Indian-American Neera Tanden as Budget chief: Report

November 30, 2020 8:45 am

If confirmed by the United States Senate, Tanden (50) would be the first woman of color to head the influential Office of Management and Budget at the White House.

Joe Biden expected to name top economic officials this week

November 30, 2020 8:26 am

With the picks, Biden is showcasing a commitment to diversity in his advisers and sending a clear message that economic policymaking in his administration will be shaped by liberal thinkers with a strong focus on worker empowerment as a tool for economic growth.

Biden chooses an all-female senior White House press team

November 30, 2020 7:29 am

"These qualified, experienced communicators bring diverse perspectives to their work and a shared commitment to building this country back better," Biden said.

Pennsylvania high court rejects lawsuit challenging election

November 29, 2020 11:35 am

The week-old lawsuit, led by Republican US Rep. Mike Kelly of northwestern Pennsylvania, had challenged the state's mail-in voting law as unconstitutional.


Joe Biden, Kamala Harris: A new hope

November 08, 2020 9:22 am

After over three days of uncertainty, with a record surge in mail-in ballots, Joe Biden clinched the presidency with a projected win in the battleground state of Pennsylvania.

World waits nervously for US election result

November 05, 2020 8:31 pm

The guessing game of trying to figure out whether — and how — President Donald Trump or challenger Joe Biden would end up in the White House quickly turned global.

On campaign trail of the next US President

November 02, 2020 4:06 pm

As campaigning draws to a close in the US, we look at some of the best pictures from the rallies of President Donald Trump and his contender Joe Biden.

Early voting surges ahead of 2020 US Presidential election

October 20, 2020 6:30 pm

Early voting is likely to ramp up this week as more states open up voting centers for those who want to avoid possible coronavirus exposure at crowded Election Day polling sites.

US Elections 2020: Kamala Harris accepts VP nomination at DNC

August 20, 2020 1:40 pm

Indian-origin Senator Kamala Harris was nominated the Democratic Party's candidate for the US vice-president, becoming the first-ever American of Indian and African descent to be selected by a major party for the top post.

Kamala Harris: Some throwback photos from her childhood

August 12, 2020 10:31 pm

Kamala Harris' selection is historic in many senses. It also marks the first time an Asian American would be on the presidential ticket.