Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicUS presidential elections

Topic: US presidential elections

Trump plans to live at Mar-a-Lago, employ some current aides after presidency

Trump aides who may work for him include Nick Luna, the director of Oval Office Operations; Molly Michael, deputy assistant to Trump; & Cassidy Hutchinson, an aide to Chief of Staff.

Indian American Neera Tanden to be named Biden’s budget chief, but Republicans could oppose

Neera Tanden, who currently leads the think tank Center for American Progress, worked on the Obama administration’s healthcare reform & was a close adviser to Hillary Clinton.

All about Douglas Emhoff — lawyer husband of Kamala Harris & US’ first Second Gentleman

Douglas Emhoff, a 56-year-old Jewish entertainment lawyer, is the first male spouse of a US vice president. In August, he took a leave of absence to campaign alongside Harris.

What’s next for India, South Asia as Joe Biden enters White House

New Delhi is pinning its hopes on the new US administration to make Biden’s 2020 dream of making India and America the ‘two closest nations in the world’ come true.

Why counting of votes in US presidential election has been a long-drawn & complicated affair

In episode 611 of 'Cut The Clutter', Shekhar Gupta explains how mail-in ballots have boosted Joe Biden's lead in the US election and why the electoral process is a complicated one.

Trump or Biden, India-US ties will remain ‘strong and robust’ — Foreign Secy Shringla in UK

Speaking at an event in UK, Foreign Secretary Harsh V. Shringla said US-India ties have come a long way and that India continues to enjoy 'extraordinary' bipartisan support in US.

Biden’s dialogue diplomacy will suit India better than Trump’s individualistic policy-making

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Biden presidency will restore sanity to White House, which will be good for India & the world

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Rajdeep Sardesai on India-US romance, Ravish Kumar on Delhi ‘challan’ capital of India

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

Biden as president will be good for India, perhaps not that good for Modi

A Biden administration is likely to strengthen India-US ties while ticking Modi govt off for Hindu fundamentalism and Kashmir policy.

On Camera

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Representational image of dal and roti | Photo Pixahive/CC0

Feeding world must take backseat, Modi govt should deal with India’s ‘chapati’ crisis first

German agriculture minister Cem Ozdemir said imposing export restrictions or closing markets would worsen the crisis. Actually, the opposite might be true.
A petrol pump staffer refills fuel in a two-wheeler in New Delhi, on 29 March 2022 | ANI photo

Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.

Defence

Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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