Joe Biden: News

24 May 2023

Donald Trump

Frustrated Trump throws up hands as court sets trial date

Former United States (US) President Donald Trump on Tuesday threw up his hands in frustration as a judge set his criminal trial for March 25 next year, reported Associated Press.

20 May 2023

Narendra Modi

Will be 'happy to host' Quad summit in 2024: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced that India would be "happy to host" the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QSD), also known as the Quad summit, next year, reported ANI.

US faces roadblocks in regulating AI: What are they

Regulating artificial intelligence lies somewhere between AI fever and fear. Governments worldwide are making moves to reign in the quickly proliferating AI chatbots, image generators, and more.

05 May 2023

Kamala Harris

Joe Biden meets CEOs of AI companies: Key takeaways

The rise of generative AI has fueled new hopes but also new fears. ChatGPT and its ilk have become the latest cause of worry for governments and lawmakers across the world.

US: Joe Biden caught with cheat sheets detailing reporter's question

United States (US) President Joe Biden has landed in a fresh controversy after he was spotted with cheat sheets during a press conference at the White House.

US: Joe Biden announces his 2024 presidential run

United States (US) President Joe Biden on Tuesday officially launched his campaign for the 2024 presidential election. He announced the news in a three-minute video that began with the word "Freedom."

US: Bill passed to ban transgender athletes from female teams

In a major development that could shake up the United States's (US) sports scene, the Republican-led House passed a bill that would bar transgender women and girls from participating in athletic programs designated for women.

19 Apr 2023

Kamala Harris

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris release tax returns. Know their salaries

United States President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris released their federal tax returns on Tuesday, which showed their salaries for 2022 to be $400,000 and $219,171, respectively.

13 Apr 2023

Emmanuel Macron

China hails Emmanuel Macron amid criticism over his Taiwan remarks

Following a three-day visit to China, French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday said that the European Union should distance itself from Chinese-American tensions over Taiwan.

12 Apr 2023


Google ends mandatory global COVID-19 vaccine requirements to enter offices  

Tech giant Google on Tuesday dropped its mandatory global vaccine requirements to enter its buildings, asserting that most people today have some level of immunity against COVID-19, reported CNBC.

05 Apr 2023

Donald Trump

Who is Karen McDougal, the second woman in Trump's case

Former United States President Donald Trump is facing criminal charges for allegedly paying adult film star Stormy Daniels $130,000 to silence her over an affair right before the 2016 presidential elections.

05 Apr 2023

Donald Trump

US justice system lawless, country going to hell: Donald Trump

Former United States (US) president and Republican, Donald Trump, addressed a gathering of his supporters at his Mar-a-Lago home in Florida after his arraignment in New York in the case of hush money payments to pornstar Stormy Daniels.

03 Apr 2023

Narendra Modi

Modi retains 'world's most popular leader' title; beats Biden, Sunak

PM Narendra Modi has once again grabbed the top spot as the world's "most popular leader" for the second consecutive time, outperforming several foreign leaders, including his United Kingdom counterpart Rishi Sunak and United States President Joe Biden.

US: Tornadoes tear through 8 states, 26 dead; emergency declared

A series of powerful tornadoes caused devastation in the United States, killing at least 26 people in the South and Midwest.

31 Mar 2023

US President

Donald Trump indicted, first US ex-president to face criminal charges

Donald Trump has become the first former United States (US) president ever to face criminal charges after a New York grand jury indicted him for allegedly paying $130,000 as hush money to porn star Stormy Daniels during his 2016 presidential campaign to silence claims of his extramarital sexual encounter.

30 Mar 2023

World Bank

US nominee Ajay Banga to become World Bank president unopposed 

Ajay Banga, the former CEO of Mastercard, is set to become the World Bank president after nominations closed on Wednesday and no country chose to field a challenger, reported Bloomberg.

6 killed in Nashville school shooting, Biden calls it 'heartbreaking'

Six people, including three children, were killed after a 28-year-old former student opened fire at a school in Nashville, United States, on Monday, reported BBC.

2 wounded in California gurudwara shootout; hate crime ruled out

Two persons suffered gunshot wounds on Sunday at 2:30 pm (local time) at the Bradshaw Gurudwara in Sacramento, California, United States. Both were reportedly hospitalized in critical condition, while a suspect was arrested at night.

US: Tornado kills 25 in Mississippi, Biden vows federal support

United States (US) President Joe Biden pledged on Saturday to provide emergency support for the victims of a devastating tornado that ravaged numerous towns in Mississippi, killing at least 25 individuals, injuring dozens, and flattening entire blocks as it carved a path of destruction for over an hour.

24 Mar 2023


Syria: Iranian drone attack kills US contractor; peace on edge

Fresh tensions between Iranian and United States (US) forces flared in Syria as the Pentagon claimed that an Iranian drone bombed a facility on a coalition base in northeast Syria, killing a US contractor and wounding six others.

Biden to host Modi for state dinner; China on 'menu' 

United States (US) President Joe Biden will likely host PM Narendra Modi for a state dinner this summer amid deepening Indo-US ties in various sectors, reported Bloomberg.

Who is Eric Garcetti, the new US envoy to India

The United States Senate voted 52-42 on Wednesday to elect President Joe Biden's loyalist Eric Garcetti as the US ambassador to India after the position remained vacant for 20 months.

US: Biden mulls stricter gun-control policy; background checks, safety must 

The United States (US) President Joe Biden is mulling bringing a more "proactive and strict gun-control policy" to the country, which has been marred by mass shootings and violence involving firearms, Reuters reported.

SVB collapse: Biden walks away from reporter's questions, shuts door

A video of United States (US) President Joe Biden allegedly ignoring a reporter's question during a press conference about the Silicon Valley Bank collapse has gone viral. In the video, he can be seen waking away and closing the door while the reporter was asking questions.

Biden promises to fix 'mess' as second US bank collapses

After the recent collapse of the Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and Signature Bank (SB), United States (US) President Joe Biden has promised to hold everyone responsible for the failure of the banks "fully accountable."

Biden appoints 2 Indian-American CEOs to trade policy advisory committee

United States (US) President Joe Biden has appointed two Indian-American chief executive officers (CEOs) as members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations, the White House announced on Friday.

11 Mar 2023


US legislators unanimously vote to declassify intelligence on COVID-19 origins

The United States (US) House of Representatives on Friday voted unanimously to declassify information on possible links between the COVID-19 pandemic and the Wuhan Institute of Virology, China, reported AP.

08 Mar 2023

New York City

In a first, Indian-American Arun Subramanian becomes NY court judge

Attorney Arun Subramanian on Tuesday became the first Indian-American to be appointed as the district judge for the Southern District Court of New York (SDNY), according to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee.

04 Mar 2023


Joe Biden had cancerous skin lesion removed successfully in February

United States (US) President Joe Biden had a cancerous skin lesion successfully removed in February from his chest, his doctor announced on Friday.

24 Feb 2023

World Bank

Who is Ajay Banga, US nominee for World Bank president

An Indian-American could be at the helm of the World Bank. Former MasterCard CEO and businessman Ajay Banga has been nominated by the US to lead one of the Bretten Woods twins.

23 Feb 2023


Finger hearts: How Korean mini-heart gesture became global love language

It's no secret that the Korean Wave has gained significant popularity over the years.

22 Feb 2023


Russia suspends last US nuclear treaty after Biden's Ukraine visit

Russian President Vladimir Putin declared on Tuesday that Moscow will suspend the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START)—its last remaining nuclear pact with the United States.

21 Feb 2023

Russia-Ukraine crisis

US President Joe Biden to meet NATO allies in Poland

United States President Joe Biden is all set to meet the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allies in Poland to reinforce American and NATO support for Ukraine in the war against Russia.

How did US keep Biden's surprise Ukraine visit a secret

United States President Joe Biden's visit to Ukraine on Monday amid the war surprised everyone, including the political establishment in Washington.

Biden makes surprise Kyiv visit ahead of Russia-Ukraine war anniversary

United States President Joe Biden made a surprise visit to Ukraine on Monday as the ongoing war in the country is closing in on its one-year anniversary.

US warns China against 'spy' balloons, China calls reaction hysterical

United States Secretary of State Anthony Blinken met Beijing's top diplomat Wang Yi on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference on Saturday.

18 Feb 2023

Chuck Schumer

Top US Senator Chuck Schumer to visit India next week

Top United States (US) Senate lawmaker Chuck Schumer is reportedly set to visit India next week to hold talks with the Indian leadership.

17 Feb 2023

US President

No apologies for taking down spy balloon: Joe Biden

President Joe Biden on Thursday said that he will discuss the issue of alleged Chinese spy balloons flying over the United States (US) airspace with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during his first detailed conference on the issue.

16 Feb 2023

US President

Joe Biden to undergo medical checkup before 2024 presidential bid

The White House announced that the President of the United States (US), Joe Biden, will undergo a routine medical checkup and promised to release the 80-year-old's doctor's report.

15 Feb 2023

Narendra Modi

Historic agreement: PM Modi, Biden hail landmark Air India-Boeing deal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and United States President Joe Biden spoke on the phone on Tuesday and hailed the landmark deal between Air India and Boeing as a "shining example" of India-US partnership.

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