Barack Obama Swearing

  • Folks smitten with seeing the Obamas in love January 22, 2009

    New York: Pictures of the first couple's dances at the inaugural balls have been splashed all across newspapers. The lovey-dovey Obamas are melting hearts with their public displays of affection. ...
  • Chat now: With Surya Gangadharan: Is Obama good for India? | View chat January 22, 2009

    The advent of Barack Obama signals a change in world political order. Like the rest of the world, India, too is hoping that Obama will bring about a change in Indo-US bilateral ties. Will Obama be good for India? ...
  • Formalities over, Obama sets to tackle challenges January 22, 2009

    Washington: Formal confirmations done, the new Obama administration now stares at some big challenges. Here is a look at what is on the President's agenda. ...
  • President Obama takes presidential oath again January 22, 2009

    Washington: After the flub heard around the world, President Barack Obama has taken the oath of office again. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts delivered the oath to Obama on Wednesday night at the White House - a rare do-over. The surprise moment came in response to Tuesday's much-noticed stumble, when...
  • US troops in Iraq, Afghanistan cheer on Obama January 21, 2009

    Kabul: On the outskirts of the Afghan capital, about 100 US troops filled a brightly-lit canteen on Tuesday (January 20), to witness the inauguration of Barack Obama, who inherits a tough fight in Afghanistan. As the newly sworn-in 44th US president pledged to "forge a hard-earned peace in Afghanistan", the...
  • In-depth coverage of Barack Obama's inauguration January 21, 2009

    Barack Obama took oath as the first black US President on Tuesday and quickly turned the page on the Bush years, urging Americans to rally to end the worst economic crisis in generations and repair the US image abroad. ...
  • President Obama pledges to 'remake America' January 21, 2009

    Washington: Barack Obama took power as the first black US President on Tuesday and quickly turned the page on the Bush years, urging Americans to rally to end the worst economic crisis in generations and repair the US image abroad. "Starting today, we must pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off, and...
  • Obama's plan: Get down to business right away January 21, 2009

    Washington: After the inaugural address was over and Barack Obama made his way to the White House, CNN learned that the new US President is planning to head right into the Oval Office before even sitting down in the reviewing stand to watch the rest of the parade. Aides say he...
  • Joe Biden sworn in as 47th Vice President of US January 21, 2009

    Washington: Joe Biden, whose foreign policy expertise, Washington savvy and personal style earned him Barack Obama's trust and faith, was sworn in on Tuesday as the 47th Vice President of the United States. With the world watching, Biden raised his right hand and took his oath of office from John...
  • Obama: Good for change or a change for good? January 21, 2009

    Washington: History surely will remember President Barack Obama as the first African-American to sit in the White House. But success in his term will depend on his accomplishments rather than on the color of his skin. He takes office with friendlier majorities in Congress than any chief executive since Lyndon Johnson...
  • Obama speech: We need to rebuild America January 21, 2009

    Washington: Riding to power with a message of hope and promise of change, US President Barack Obama today said that the nation is in the middle of a crisis and there are serious challenges which will be met. "That we are in the midst of crisis is now well understood," Obama...
  • Obama speech: Economy needs bold, swift action January 20, 2009

    Washington: With the US in the middle of the worst-ever economic crisis after great depression of the last century, President Barack Obama today favoured bold and swift action to revive the economy. "For everywhere we look, there is work to be done," Obama said in his inaugural...
  • BARACK OBAMA TAKES OATH AS US PREZ January 20, 2009

    A deafening roar erupted among the crowd of hundreds of thousands as President-elect Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States of America at the Capitol on Tuesday. Obama, who was sworn in using the same Bible that was used in Abraham Lincoln's inauguration, greeted...
  • Powerful Prez-ence: Obama set to take oath January 20, 2009

    Washington: Barack Obama prepared to make history on Tuesday as the first black US president, riding a wave of public optimism he will need to tap to deal with the worst economic crisis in 70 years and two wars. Hundreds of thousands of people, bundled up against the cold and...
  • Presidential inauguration: Day in the diary of Obama January 20, 2009

    New Delhi: It is January 20th and an extremely busy day for president-elect Barack Obama. United States has braced itself for the inauguration of the 44th US President, a Black American who is set to take over as the country battles the worst recession in the last 70 years. The ceremonies...
  • Record security to keep Obama inauguration safe January 20, 2009

    Washington: Barack Obama will be sworn in as America's first black president on Tuesday under the tightest security ever, shielded by a new, heavily armoured Cadillac limousine, bullet-resistant glass, fighter planes overhead and Secret Service SWAT teams toting automatic weapons. The president-elect himself will wear bullet-resistant clothing, speak behind a...