Joe Biden took oath as the 46th President of the United States at the Capitol today. Kamala Harris, the daughter of immigrants from India and Jamaica, also took oath as the new Vice President of the United States, becoming the first Indian-American, Black person, first woman, and first Asian-America

Twitter launches @SecondGentleman account for Indian-origin US Vice-President elect Kamala Harris’ husband

Twitter has added @SecondGentleman to its roster of official political handles as the husband of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris prepares to become the first male second spouse in US history.

Indian-origin civil rights lawyer Vanita Gupta nominated to key US Justice Department post in Biden administration

United States President-elect Joe Biden yesterday formally nominated federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland as attorney general and unveiled three additional nominees, among them Indian-American civil rights attorney Vanita Gupta, to top positions at the Department of Justice.

Trump finally concedes US election after Congress, Senate ratify Biden’s victory

Hours after rioters stormed the US Capitol building and disrupted proceedings, the legislature formally certified Joe Biden as the next US president today, while current US President Donald Trump released a statement promising an “orderly transition” in two weeks.

Four dead, 52 arrested as rioters storm US Capitol building during Electoral College vote certification

A woman has died after being shot yesterday during the storming of the US Capitol by supporters of US President Donald Trump during the certification process of the US Electoral College vote, a spokeswoman for the Washington police department said.

Biden, Harris meet labour leaders, business leaders including Satya Nadella, Sonia Syngal

United States President-elect Joe Biden hosted a joint meeting yesterday with labour union leaders and the chief executives of major tech, retail and auto companies, which was also attended by Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris.

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