Barack Obama

Barack Obama's book is a record of successes, failures, all nimbly packaged and presented

Here is a decent, family-loving American who still holds a roseate view of his country.

published on : 17th January 2021

Is this what democracy has come to?

Barack Obama put it right when he said that violence at the US Capitol Hill had brought shame to the US.

published on : 10th January 2021

Moment of 'great dishonour and shame' for US: Obama attacks Trump over Capitol violence

The statement of the former popular president came hours after thousands of pro-Trump rioters on Wednesday stormed the US Capitol, interrupting a joint session of Congress.

published on : 7th January 2021

Obama warns of threats to fundamental principles of US democracy ahead of Georgia Senate election

President Trump is yet to concede the US election even though the electoral college has confirmed Biden as the winner.

published on : 5th January 2021

Obama reunion? US President-elect Joe Biden fills Cabinet with former White House leaders

Increasingly deep into the process of selecting Cabinet members and other senior staff, the incoming Biden administration has a distinctly Obama feel.

published on : 11th December 2020

Ex-President Barack Obama kept track of his policies rolled back by Donald Trump

Obama said the Affordable Care Act 'remains robust' but that "when it comes to some of our climate-change regulations, there's been some damage done.

published on : 10th December 2020

Former US presidents Obama, Bush, Clinton to publicly receive Covid-19 vaccine

Obama, in an interview with SiriusXM radio, said he would be inoculated if top US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci signs off on a Covid-19 vaccine.

published on : 3rd December 2020

Drake has Barack Obama's 'official stamp of approval' to play him in potential future biopic

Apart from him, the former POTUS added, Drake also has his daughters' blessings to portray him on-screen.

published on : 29th November 2020

Donald Trump's team makes false argument about his 2016 transition

President Donald Trump and his allies are harking back to his own transition four years ago to make a false argument that his own presidency was denied a fair chance for a clean launch.

published on : 23rd November 2020

Obama: Legacy of a civilised mind

Actually, the Obama opus is a classic, in the range it covers, in its analytical depth, and in the literary quality it displays on every page.

published on : 22nd November 2020

UP lawyer demands FIR against Obama, says references to Rahul, Manmohan in book humiliating

Gyan Prakash Shukla petitioned the court over what he termed 'insults' to former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and ex-PM Manmohan Singh in the book The Promised Land written by Obama

published on : 19th November 2020

A dinner fit for A Promised Land: What Obama's probing eyes and mind discovered in India

The observations made by Barack Obama are from a dinner party hosted by the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur in November 2010 in New Delhi.

published on : 17th November 2020

Congress silent on Barack Obama’s Rahul Gandhi 'lacked aptitude' comment, leaders fume

However, party leaders expressed anguish with MP Manickam Tagore saying Obama’s judgement about Gandhi is not acceptable to any Indian. 

published on : 14th November 2020

Trump's voter fraud claims one more step in delegitimising democracy: Barack Obama

Democrat Biden has won 290 electoral votes, 20 more than the required 270 in the election while his Republican rival received 217 votes from the 538-member Electoral College.

published on : 13th November 2020

'Lacked either aptitude or passion...': Barack Obama on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in his memoir

Former US Secretary of Defence Bob Gates and former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh both come across as having a kind of impassive integrity.

published on : 12th November 2020
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