US President Barack Obama will take the oath of office on Monday, January 21, to be sworn in for a second term as the 44th president of the United States. Follow this live blog to experience the pageantry behind one of America's most time-honoured traditions.
Between the hours of 7:30 PM IST (9 AM EDT) and approximately 3:30 AM IST (5 PM EDT), we will bring you realtime coverage in words, photos, sounds, video, interactives and graphics of the 57th US presidential inauguration. The analysis, context, colour, facts, behind-the-scenes insight, historical content and much more will put you in the middle of the story as it develops. Stay tuned!