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‘Triumph for Black Americans, Indian Americans’: Sonia Gandhi in congratulatory letter to Kamala Harris, Joe Biden – us presidential election

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday conveyed her party’s congratulations to Joe Biden, the US president-elect and vice president-elect, Kamala Harris, as they are poised to take over. In her heartfelt letters, Gandhi praised Harris’ courage and alluded to her Indian roots by invoking her “remarkable mother”. She stressed on Harris’s unwavering support for human rights and democratic values, and ...

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From dosas to racist and sexist remarks: The making of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris – us presidential election

President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, Republican Sen. David Perdue are among the top Republicans who have mispronounced now Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ name. Senator Perdue in a rally while referring to Harris said, “KAH’-mah-lah? Kah-MAH’-lah? Kamala-mala-mala? I don’t know. Whatever.” The audience laughed. But Kamala Devi Harris made history on Saturday becoming the first person of South Asian ...

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With Joe Biden declared winner, what’s next for investors – us presidential election

With Democrat Joe Biden projected winner of the US presidential election by major television networks on Saturday, many investors welcomed the news as good for markets but warned of continued volatility. Republican President Donald Trump, who has made repeated claims of electoral fraud without providing evidence, immediately accused Biden of “rushing to falsely pose as the winner.” Here is what ...

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‘Grateful to woman most responsible for my presence’: VP-elect Kamala Harris remembers her mother in first speech after victory – us presidential election

Kamala Harris who made history by getting elected as the first female vice president of the United States remembered her Indian mother on Saturday while addressing the nation in the first speech after the US presidential election victory. “I’m grateful to the woman most responsible for my presence here today, my mother, Shyamala Gopalan Harris,” she said at a drive-in ...

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‘A Biden presidency will be a welcome relief’, experts weigh in on what a Biden win means for Africa – us presidential election

Democrat Joe Biden’s victory in the US presidential election is set to affect Africa’s 1.3 billion people on issues ranging from climate change and immigration to women’s health and human rights, according to academics and analysts. Under the Trump administration, the United States pulled out of the landmark Paris climate accord, issued travel bans on Muslim-majority nations, and cut aid ...

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‘Backbone of our democracy’: VP-elect Kamala Harris pays tribute to black women – us presidential election

Kamala Harris on Saturday delivered her first address to the nation after getting elected as the Vice President of the United States. During the address, Harris sent a message for protecting democracy through voting and paid a tribute to a tribute to black women’s role in American politics. Wearing a white pantsuit in tribute to women’s suffrage, Harris opened her ...

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Israelis protesting Benjamin Netanyahu welcome Joe Biden win in US election – us presidential election

Israelis protesting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Saturday welcomed the news that Joe Biden had defeated President Donald Trump in the US election. The anti-Netanyahu protesters have been staging weekly gatherings since summer in a bid to force the embattled leader to resign, as he stands trial on corruption charges and is accused of mismanaging the response to ...

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World leaders congratulate Biden on win – us presidential election

World leaders swiftly congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden on his victory Saturday, cheering it as an opportunity to fortify global democracy and celebrating the significance of Americans having their first woman vice president. Although US President Donald Trump did not concede defeat, relief was a common theme expressed in many parts of the world to the news that his re-election ...

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US Election 2020: Kamala Harris gives America a Second Family full of firsts – world news

Kamala Harris’s husband Doug Emhoff on Saturday tweeted a picture of them hugging, a photo taken soon after she was projected as vice-president-elect of the US, with the words: “So proud of you”. Harris was jogging when the news broke, and tweeted a video of a call with her boss, Joe Biden, “We did it, we did it Joe! You’re ...

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‘We did it, Joe’: Kamala Harris congratulates Biden on presidential victory – us presidential election

Vice Presidential-elect Kamala Harris on Saturday congratulated President-elect Joe Biden after emerging victorious in the US election. In a cheerful clip shared on Twitter, Harris is seen speaking to Biden over a phone call to congratulate her senior in command for the Democrats victory. ‘We did it. We did it, Joe. You are going to be the next President of the ...

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