Kamala Harris: News

05 May 2023

Joe Biden

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.

19 Apr 2023

Joe Biden

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.

08 Feb 2023

Joe Biden

Joe Biden's wife, Kamala Harris's husband's lip kiss goes viral 

Twitter users were in for a shock when cameras captured a moment between the United States of America President Joe Biden's wife Jill and Vice-President Kamala Harris's husband Doug Emhoff.

29 Dec 2022


Kennedy Center Honors 2022: George Clooney among those honored

The Kennedy Center Honors 2022 aired on CBS and fans were eagerly waiting to watch the ceremony. The star-studded ceremony was filmed at Kennedy Center Opera House stage on December 4 and as per tradition, it had some great performances too.

25 Oct 2022

Winston Churchill

Why is Winston Churchill trending after Sunak became UK PM?

As Rishi Sunak emerged victorious in the race to become the United Kingdom's prime minister—the third in two months—on Monday, over 7,000 kilometers away, Indians were celebrating that he has proved "Winston Churchill" wrong.

Did 'Ms. Marvel' finale tease X-Men's introduction to the MCU?

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has often hinted at a crossover we have all been longing to see—the inclusion of the X-Men into the MCU!

24 Sep 2021

Narendra Modi

PM gifts Harris copy of notifications related to her grandfather

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted US Vice President Kamala Harris a copy of old notifications related to her grandfather, who was a senior Indian government officer, in a wooden handicraft frame and a meenakari chess set as they held their first in-person meeting, government sources said on Friday.

24 Sep 2021


Harris brings up Pakistan's role in terrorism during Modi meet

United States Vice President Kamala Harris, in her first meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, raised the issue of Pakistan's role in terrorism, sending out a positive message for India.

23 Sep 2021

Narendra Modi

Modi reaches US; to meet Harris, global CEOs today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Washington DC to embark on a five-day trip to the United States.

21 Sep 2021

Narendra Modi

PM Modi to meet US President Biden on September 24

US President Joe Biden will host Prime Minister Narendra Modi for their first in-person bilateral meeting at the White House on September 24 to further cement the close relationship between the two countries, a senior US official said on Monday.

03 Sep 2021


US: President Biden condemns Supreme Court's refusal to block #TexasAbortionLaw

US President Joe Biden Thursday lambasted the Supreme Court of the United States after it refused to ban a Texas law that prohibits access to abortions after six weeks of pregnancy.

08 May 2021

United Sates

COVID-19 surge in India heartbreaking; US determined to help: Harris

Describing the surge of COVID-19 infections and deaths in India as nothing short of heartbreaking, US Vice President Kamala Harris said on Friday that the country's welfare is critically important to the United States.

21 Apr 2021


Kamala Harris to feature in Earth Day special on Discovery+

Vice President of the United States, Kamala Harris is slated to be a part of Action Planet: Meeting the Climate Challenge, a special focused around celebrations of Earth Day.

24 Mar 2021

Bill Clinton

Harris to host 'women empowerment' talk with rape-accused Bill Clinton

United States Vice President Kamala Harris is set to address an event on Friday alongside former President Bill Clinton.

20 Mar 2021


'Stand against hate, racism': President Biden condemns Atlanta mass shooting

US President Joe Biden on Friday condemned the rising violence against Asian-Americans in the wake of the recent mass shooting in Atlanta, targeting Asian massage parlors.

15 Feb 2021

White House

White House wants Harris's niece to stop using her name

Meena Harris, the niece of United States Vice-President Kamala Harris, has sparked worries among White House officials. The reason? Many in the current US administration believe she could be leveraging her aunt's name to build her personal brand.

27 Jan 2021

United Sates

My first job was cleaning laboratory glassware: Kamala Harris

United States Vice President Kamala Harris has said that her first job was to clean pipettes in her mother's laboratory, as she visited the National Health Institute headquarters for the second dose of her COVID-19 vaccine.

24 Jan 2021


Amusement park offers free entry to customers named 'Kamala'

If your name is Kamala or Kamal, you're lucky today!

22 Jan 2021

Joe Biden

Biden launches '100-days mask challenge,' makes quarantine mandatory for travelers

US President Joe Biden has signed a series of executive orders to address COVID-19 challenges, including making coronavirus test followed by quarantine mandatory for all travelers coming from overseas.

21 Jan 2021

Joe Biden

Kamala Harris's historic inauguration attire designed by two Black designers

Kamala Harris on Wednesday opted to wear a dress designed by two Black designers for her historic inauguration as the first woman, first Black and first Indian-American Vice-President of the United States.

20 Jan 2021

Washington DC

Democracy has prevailed: Biden sworn in as 46th US President

More than two months after he won the election, on the promise of healing a broken nation, Democrat Joe Biden was sworn-in as the 46th President of United States of America in Washington DC.

20 Jan 2021

Joe Biden

From Gaga to Garth, Miranda to Moreno: Celebrities join inaugural

Like so much this past year, the inaugural celebration of US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris will be like no other: pared-down, distanced, much of it virtual.

16 Jan 2021

Donald Trump

Pence congratulates Harris, offers full cooperation in transition of power

Outgoing US Vice President Mike Pence called his soon-to-be successor Kamala Harris on Thursday to congratulate her and offer his full cooperation in the transition of power, according to multiple media reports.

11 Jan 2021


Priyanka Chopra celebrates Vice President Kamala Harris's Vogue cover

The February 2021 issue of Vogue magazine will have Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on its cover.

04 Jan 2021

US Elections

Biden's inauguration to include presidential escort, virtual parade

President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on January 20 will include a Pass in Review on the East Front, a presidential escort to the White House, and a virtual parade across the US.

04 Jan 2021

Donald Trump

Trump calls Georgia's top official, demands to overturn election results

Outgoing United States President Donald Trump directed the top election official in Georgia to "find enough votes" to change the poll outcome in an extraordinary phone call on Saturday, excerpts of which were released by the Washington Post on Sunday.

30 Dec 2020

Health & Wellness

Harris receives the first dose of Moderna vaccine on camera

The US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris has received the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine live on television as part of efforts to build public trust in the inoculation process

01 Dec 2020


Biden makes Indian-American Neera Tanden the chief of budget team

Neera Tanden, an Indian-American woman, was on Monday named by the US President-elect Joe Biden as the director of the Office of Management and Budget.

18 Nov 2020


In first conversation after polls, Biden, Modi discuss Indo-US ties

Weeks after Joe Biden unseated incumbent President Donald Trump, cementing his path to the White House, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a word with him and discussed Indo-US ties.

10 Nov 2020

US President

Mallika Sherawat predicted Kamala Harris's rise, a decade ago

Kamala Harris scripted history by becoming the first-ever woman to be elected Vice President of the United States. But, her phenomenal rise to power had been predicted by a pretty unlikely person - Bollywood actor Mallika Sherawat, a decade ago.

08 Nov 2020


Priyanka and other film stars celebrate Joe Biden-Kamala Harris's victory

Many stars from the Indian film fraternity congratulated the United States President-elect Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris for winning the US elections.

08 Nov 2020

Donald Trump

President-elect Joe Biden seeks to unite US in victory speech

United States President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris addressed the nation from the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware, after winning the 2020 elections.

03 Nov 2020

Tamil Nadu

Pooja performed in Tamil Nadu village for Kamala Harris's win

In Tamil Nadu, residents of a small village, Thulasendrapuram in Mannargudi Taluk of Tiruvarur district, are following the United States elections closely, as one of their granddaughters, Kamala Harris, is in the fray.

03 Nov 2020

Donald Trump

Trump or Biden? US elections headed for a tight finish

As the world watches who the United States will pick as its next President, the latest opinion polls indicated on Monday that the contest is headed for a nail-biting finish, with the margin between White House hopeful Joe Biden and incumbent Commander-in-Chief Donald Trump shrinking.

25 Oct 2020

Donald Trump

Biden slams Trump for his 'filthy' India remark during debate

United States Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden on Saturday slammed Republican rival, Donald Trump, for his remarks on India.

20 Oct 2020


Niece shares image depicting Kamala Harris as Durga, outrage follows

A controversy was triggered after Meena Harris, the niece of United States Democratic Vice-Presidential candidate Kamala Harris, tweeted an image depicting the latter as Goddess Durga.

08 Oct 2020

Donald Trump

During debate with Pence, Harris berates Trump's handling of coronavirus

US Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic challenger Kamala Harris, sitting 12 feet apart, participated in the only Vice Presidential debate of the 2020 elections, and unsurprisingly, President Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic dominated the interaction.

28 Sep 2020

Dwayne Johnson

US elections: Dwayne Johnson stands by Biden-Harris like 'The Rock'

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is "going big" as usual.

20 Aug 2020

Donald Trump

Kamala Harris formally accepts Vice-Presidential nomination, rips into Trump's tenure

The Democratic Party of the United States formally declared Kamala Harris, a first-time Senator from California, as its Vice-President candidate on the third night of the Democratic National Convention (DNC).

15 Aug 2020

Donald Trump

Kamala Harris worse, have more Indians than her: Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump, seeking re-election in November, chided his opponent Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris, saying he has more Indians on his side than the 55-year-old senator from California.

14 Aug 2020


Katie Holmes's "sexually charged support" for Biden-Harris leaves netizens bewildered

While many celebrities are praising Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden's choice of his running mate, Kamala Harris, actor Katie Holmes's appreciation looks very charged!

13 Aug 2020

Donald Trump

Celebrities, talk show hosts celebrate Kamala Harris's nomination

Kamala Harris has been chosen as the running mate for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, and celebrities can't keep calm!

12 Aug 2020


US: Joe Biden picks Indian-origin Kamala Harris as running mate

White House hopeful Joe Biden picked Kamala Harris, a first-time senator from California as his running mate on Tuesday, welcoming a colleague in his battle against President Donald Trump who had opposed him in Democratic primaries before ending her own Presidential run.

04 Dec 2019

Donald Trump

US Senator Kamala Harris drops out of 2020 Presidential race

United States Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday announced her withdrawal from the 2020 Presidential race.

09 Feb 2019

H-1B Visa

US could lift per country green card limits: Details here

In what could turn out to be good news for Indian professionals, two identical bills backed by powerful legislators and companies like Google have been introduced in both the House of Representatives and the Senate to end the per country limit for green cards.

30 Jan 2019

Barack Obama

US presidential-hopeful Kamala Harris' CNN townhall creates massive record

Indian-origin presidential hopeful Kamala Harris' town hall on CNN with an average of 1.957 million viewers got the network its highest ratings ever for such an event with an individual election candidate, according to the network.

14 Nov 2018

Donald Trump

Last year, over 8,400 hate crimes were reported in US

Over 8,400 hate crime incidents, including 24 against Sikhs, 15 against Hindus, and over 300 against Muslims, were reported in the US in 2017, according to an FBI report.

16 May 2017

Washington DC

White House to Congress: Powerful Indians in Washington DC

The Indian diaspora in the US really seems to be living the American dream. Having gathered numerical and economical clout over time, Indians have started to figure prominently in the power corridors in Washington DC.