US vice president

Kamala Harris becomes first woman to hold Presidential powers in the US

The temporary power transfer took place while President Joe Biden was under anaesthesia for a routine colonoscopy for 1 hour and 25 minutes. The US' first female, first Black and first South Asian vice president, Harris broke another barrier as she became the first woman to hold presidential powers in the country.

Nov 20, 2021, 06:47 AM IST

US President Joe Biden announces 'Quad fellowship' at Leaders' Summit in Washington

Joe Biden said this is a grouping of democratic partners who share a world view and have a common view for the future, "coming together to take on key challenges of our age."

Sep 25, 2021, 11:39 AM IST

QUAD denounces use of 'terrorist proxies': Check key points from joint statement

India, Australia, Japan and the United States on Friday held the first-ever in-person Quad summit. 

Sep 25, 2021, 11:22 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi invites US President Joe Biden to visit India

The Ministry of External Affairs said that PM Modi had invited US President Biden to visit India, adding that New Delhi looks forward to hosting the US leader at the "earliest and mutual convenience".

Sep 25, 2021, 06:16 AM IST

QUAD leaders pledge to work together for peace, prosperity in Indo-Pacific region

India, Australia, Japan and the United States on Friday pledged to work together for ensuring peace and prosperity of the Indo-Pacific.

Sep 25, 2021, 05:41 AM IST

India, US natural partners with similar values, geopolitical interests: PM Modi tells VP Kamala Harris

The prime minister’s statement comes in a joint press conference with US Vice President Kamala Harris ahead of the delegation-level talks. 

Sep 24, 2021, 07:10 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi reaches US, to meet Vice-President Kamala Harris today

The Prime Minister said that this visit would be an occasion to strengthen the Indo-US Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership and consolidate ties with Japan and Australia.

Sep 23, 2021, 06:26 AM IST

Indian PM Modi and US VP Kamala Harris discussed vaccination strategy on phone call

US Vice President Kamala Harris and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had conversation on phone call. During this, they outlined the India-US partnership and also discussed the vaccination mission against pandemic. Sources informed that this phone call was made on the request of US Vice President.

Jun 04, 2021, 08:56 AM IST

Kamala Harris delaying moving into vice-presidential residence, know why

The Washington Post reported Sunday that crews are working on new liners for the chimneys and other tasks in the 33-room home, which was built in 1893. Blair House, built as a private house in 1824, is the guest house of the US President since 1942, where visiting foreign dignitaries normally stay.

Jan 25, 2021, 07:51 AM IST

How America's new President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will impact US-India relationship; White House says this

56-year-old Kamala Harris has become the first female, first Black and first Asian-American US vice-president thus creating history. She was born to a Jamaican father and an Indian mother. The former senator was sworn in just before Joe Biden, 78, took the oath of office to become the 46th US President.

Jan 22, 2021, 18:14 PM IST

US Vice President Kamala Harris receives wishes from India- In pics

Kamala Harris is the daughter of an Indian mother and an African-American father from Jamaica. She was born in Oakland, California, in 1964, to parents who raised her in a bassinet of civil rights activism. Her mother, Shyamala Gopalan Harris from Chennai, was a breast cancer researcher who died of cancer in 2009. Harris' father, Donald, is a Jamaican American professor of economics.

Jan 21, 2021, 18:12 PM IST

Kamala Harris' uncle has this message for her ahead of her swearing-in as US Vice President

56-year-old Kamala Harris will be sworn in as 49th Vice President of the United States. She will make history as the first female, first Black and first Indian American vice president of the United States. She will be sworn in on two Bibles. Harris has described herself as "a proud daughter of California" and thanked the people of America's most populous state for their support.

Jan 20, 2021, 16:34 PM IST

US vice president Mike Pence leaves NFL game after players kneel during anthem

President Donald Trump has criticized players sharply for the protests and pressed the NFL to ban them.

Oct 08, 2017, 23:52 PM IST

Mike Pence under fire from Twitter users for touching space equipment; NASA says 'It's OK'

The photo that was circulated widely on social media on Friday, kicked off several jokes and memes on Pence. 

Jul 08, 2017, 16:02 PM IST

US 'unwavering' in Europe, NATO support: Pence

In Pence's first major foreign policy address for the Trump administration, the vice president told European leaders and ministers that he spoke for Trump when he promised "unwavering" commitment to the NATO military alliance.

Feb 18, 2017, 18:23 PM IST

Biden 'not interested' in running for Democratic Party chair

Vice President Joe Biden has closed the door on the possibility of leading the Democratic Party after leaving the White House next year.

Nov 23, 2016, 07:31 AM IST

US Vice President Joe Biden rules out military solution in Syria

US Vice President Joe Biden ruled out a military solution to end Syria's conflict in remarks published on Monday, calling for a political transition despite the difficulty.

Mar 07, 2016, 18:09 PM IST

Netanyahu plays down tensions with US

PM Benjamin Netanyahu says Joe Biden's visit expresses the strong relations between Israel and the US.

Mar 07, 2016, 04:16 AM IST

Biden, Poroshenko discuss reforms needed in Ukraine: White House

US Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spoke by phone for the second consecutive day on Friday to discuss the need for Kiev to quickly pass reforms needed for a $17.5 billion International Monetary Fund bailout.

Feb 13, 2016, 00:51 AM IST

'Gang of thugs' ISIS will never prevail: US vice president Joe Biden

Describing Islamic State as a gang of thugs wrapped in ideology, US Vice President Joe Biden today said the militant group will never prevail and the world stands united in its resolve to destroy t

Nov 21, 2015, 19:16 PM IST