Us Elections 2020
Opinion  /  Published 25.01.21

Stroke of luck: Biden's race to presidency

Joe Biden is thrice-blessed. Not only did he win the Democratic nomination and then the presidential election, but as a result of the events of January 6, he has taken office when the Republican Oppos...
By Gwynne Dyer in

Opinion  /  Published 25.01.21

Steady course: continuity integral to Indo-US ties

In a previous piece in this newspaper, penned a couple of days after election night in the United States of America, I had maintained that irrespective of its outcome, India-US relations would remain ...
By Ronen Sen in

World  /  Published 25.01.21

Muslims celebrate US travel ban lift

As the results of the American presidential election rolled in on November 4, a young Sudanese couple sat up through the night in their small town south of Khartoum, eyes glued to the television as st...
By Declan Walsh in Nairobi

World  /  Published 21.01.21

Biden: undoing Trump legacy

Gina McCarthy, Biden’s national climate adviser, said the orders “begin to put the U.S. back on the right footing, a footing we need to restore American leadership, helping to position our...
By Michael D. Shear in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 19.01.21

Positive signs: a lot to look forward to in 2021

The year 2021 brings positivity and optimism. There is a lot to look forward to even though the battle against the virus is not yet over. Countries are still challenged by recurrent infections. But ef...
By Renu Kohli in


Opinion  /  Published 11.01.21

US elections 2020: small is big

Last year’s presidential election in the United States of America was extraordinary in many ways. Joe Biden became the oldest person ever to be elected as president; Kamala Harris became the fir...
By Atanu Biswas in

World  /  Published 09.01.21

US: not a coup, but not over

Do the actions of President Trump and some of his supporters — including Trump’s effort on Saturday to bully Georgia’s secretary of state into overturning the results of the state&rs...
By Amanda Taub in New York

Opinion  /  Published 08.01.21

Shamed: Capitol Hill attack

A demagogue should have no place in a democracy. Ironically, a democracy can end up electing a demagogue to office. The United States of America, the torchbearer of global democracy, has shown the wor...
By The Editorial Board in

World  /  Published 08.01.21

Mob overshadows Georgia win

Democrats gained control of the Senate on Wednesday by winning both of Georgia’s run-off races, an electoral repudiation of President Trump that will give the incoming Democratic administration ...
By Astead W. Herndon and Rick Rojas in Atlanta

World  /  Published 07.01.21

Biden win confirmed after violence rocks Capitol

Biden, in his own remarks, demanded that Trump intervene to tamp down an “unprecedented assault” on democracy. He called for a televised address by Trump to “fulfil his oath and defe...
By Nicholas Fandos, Emily Cochrane in Washington


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