President Joe Biden

Bilateral ties destined to move ahead: India's envoy to US Taranjit Singh Sandhu

On PM Modi's visit, India's top diplomat to US Taranjit Singh Sandhu said, "very fact, the President is hosting the PM in person despite all the difficulties....is a very important signal that US holds India important, including our PM."

Sep 22, 2021, 12:37 PM IST

US Senate passes legislation to ban all products from China's Xinjiang region

The bill must also pass the House of Representatives before it can be sent to the White House for President Joe Biden to sign into law.

Jul 16, 2021, 12:10 PM IST

America says waiting for India's nod to ship COVID-19 vaccines

The Biden Administration has announced to share 80 million doses from its domestic stockpile with countries around the world, including India. In recent weeks, the US vaccines have landed in countries across the world, including Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, and Bangladesh.

Jul 14, 2021, 08:27 AM IST

President Joe Biden says Afghans must decide own future; US troops to leave on August 31

President Joe Biden set a target date of Aug 31 for the final withdrawal of US forces, minus about 650 troops to provide security for the US embassy in Kabul, and said thousands of Afghan interpreters will be moved to safety.

Jul 09, 2021, 06:39 AM IST

US House resolution urges Joe Biden admin to facilitate COVID aid to India in fight against second wave

The US House resolution recognises the efforts of the Biden administration to deliver urgently needed medical supplies to India and urges the delivery of additional, much-needed medical supplies and in-kind medical supply donations to help India quell the devastating second wave of COVID-19.

Jun 30, 2021, 07:39 AM IST

EAM S Jaishankar meets top American officials, discusses Indo-Pacific, Afghanistan, TRIPS agreement

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar also met influential American lawmakers from both the Democratic and Republican parties on Thursday and discussed developments pertaining to Quad and the cooperation on vaccines with them.

May 28, 2021, 07:11 AM IST

Wuhan lab staff sought hospital care before COVID-19 outbreak disclosed: Report

A National Security Council spokeswoman said the Biden administration continued to have "serious questions about the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic."

May 24, 2021, 11:06 AM IST

Republican lawmakers ask President Biden not to support India's proposal at WTO amid COVID-19 pandemic

Spearheaded by Congressmen Jim Jordan and Darrell Issa, the lawmakers said the requested waiver is extraordinarily broad and unnecessary to accomplish the goal of giving as many people as possible access to vaccines and treatment for COVID-19. 

May 05, 2021, 08:27 AM IST

Russian President Putin approved influence operations to help Donald Trump against Joe Biden: US report

Russian President Vladimir Putin authorised influence operations to help Donald Trump in last November's presidential election, according to a declassified intelligence assessment that found broad efforts by the Kremlin and Iran to shape the outcome of the race.

Mar 17, 2021, 07:12 AM IST

Quad leaders' first virtual meet on Friday, many crucial issues to be discussed

The first-ever virtual quad summit will be held on Friday. Quad nations' leaders US President Joe Biden, Indian PM Narendra Modi, Australian PM Scott Morrison, and Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga to discuss the Indo-Pacific region's challenges.

Mar 12, 2021, 10:00 AM IST

Good news for Indian IT professionals, US President Joe Biden to introduce new citizenship bill in Congress

The bill Democrats introduced Friday would immediately provide green cards to farm workers, immigrants with temporary protected status and young people who arrived in the U.S. Illegally as children. The plan also would raise the current per-country caps for family and employment-based immigrant visas.

Feb 19, 2021, 07:24 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi, President Joe Biden agree to promote free and open Indo-Pacific region, strengthen Quad

The move comes as the Joe Biden administration appears eager to build on the renewed attention to the grouping of the four major Indo-Pacific democracies, with national security adviser Jake Sullivan calling it "a foundation upon which to build substantial American policy in the Indo-Pacific".

Feb 09, 2021, 10:13 AM IST

DNA Exclusive: US President Joe Biden's swearing-in, his Bible, and American secularism

You will be surprised to know that American Constitution does not require the use of a specific text for swearing-in ceremonies of the US President's oath, but Joe Biden swore by laying a hands-on Bible that attracted people's attention across the world. 

Jan 22, 2021, 00:35 AM IST

US President Joe Biden’s move to rejoin the 2015 Paris Agreement hailed

In one of his first acts as president, President Biden issued an executive order on Wednesday to bring the United States, the world’s second-largest greenhouse gas emitter, back into the global treaty committing nearly 200 countries to halt rising temperatures quickly enough to avoid disastrous climate change. 

Jan 21, 2021, 20:02 PM IST

US: President Joe Biden took some important decisions as soon as he took Presidency

Joe Biden signed 17 executive orders as soon as he took over the Presidency. At first, these orders include the control of the COVID-19 Pandemic, in other orders, Biden take steps to improve America's economy, decided to return America to the Paris Climate Agreement and He has also attacked Racial Discrimination and ordered to abolish the Muslim travel ban law.

Jan 21, 2021, 11:34 AM IST