BARACK OBAMA

  • Obama gets interrupted by a 12-year-old for talking for 'too long' 2 days ago

    President Barack Obama was interrupted by a 12 year old when his speech got too long for him to handle. As he announced that major book publishers will provide more than $ 250 million in free e-books to low-income students in the US, moderator Uzman told Obama that he had...
  • US: Despite curfew in Baltimore, protests over death of African American continue 4 days ago

    Baltimore was on edge as hundreds of National Guardsmen patrolled the streets against unrest for the first time since 1968, hoping to prevent another outbreak of rioting. Riots broke out on Tuesday between protesters and police after the funeral of an African American youth who died mysteriously in police custody....
  • Hillary Clinton will make an excellent president, says Barack Obama April 12, 2015

    Hillary Clinton would make a fine US president, Barack Obama told reporters on the eve of the expected launch of her candidacy for the Democratic Party's nod in 2016. Obama beat Clinton who is vying to become the first woman president of the United States for their party's nomination in...
  • Barack Obama and Raul Castro meet, launch new era of US-Cuba ties April 12, 2015

    US president Barack Obama met his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro for the first time after diplomatic relations between the two nations were restored earlier this year. Castro praised Obama, saying the US President is an honest man with humble roots. ...
  • News 360: Naxals strike again, 7 policemen killed, 12 others injured in Chhattisgarh April 11, 2015

    Seven policemen were killed while 10 others were injured in an ambush by Naxals in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. The encounter took place in the worst-affected Pidmel-Polampalli area of the district when a squad of state police STF was out on operations around noon. ...
  • Barack Obama to meet Cuba President Raul Castro on Saturday April 11, 2015

    US President Barack Obama is scheduled to meet Cuba President Raul Castro on Saturday at a historic Summit of the Americas. ...
  • Afghan President Ashraf Ghani admits ISIS gaining influence in his country March 23, 2015

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has admitted that in an attempt to takeover, the ISIS is gaining influence in his country. The Afghan President will meet with US President Barack Obama on Monday. ...
  • It's a ritual that US President travels to Pakistan if he visits India: Wajid Shamsul Hasan March 17, 2015

    Longest serving Pakistan envoy to Britain Wajid Shamsul Hasan said that it has been a ritual for US President to visit Pakistan whenever he visits India to pacify the feelings of political masters. ...
  • Pollution in Delhi rakes up demand for air purifiers March 2, 2015

    Thanks to worsening air quality in India and specifically Delhi, sales of air purifiers have shot up. After American President Barack Obama's visit to Delhi, the city is being labelled as the world's pollution capital by researchers. Air purifiers are in demand ever since his visit, with now even many...
  • US not at war with Islam, terror has no religion: Barack Obama February 19, 2015

    Sharing his views on Islam and terrorism, US President Barack Obama said the US is not at war with Islam but with those who perverted Islam. ...
  • Day 2 of PM Modi's suit auction, bidding stands at Rs 1.2 crore February 19, 2015

    On day 2 of the auction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monogrammed pinstriped suit in Surat, the bidding stands at Rs 1.2 crore. The entire suit and pant had Narendra Damodardas Modi repeatedly embroidered into the fabric and is believed to be Rs 10 lakh. The proceeds will go towards...
  • Watch: Pranab Mukherjee gives serious competition to Obama on style quotient February 17, 2015

    US President Barack Obama recently featured in a Buzzfeed video to promote healthcare. And giving a serious competition is President Pranab Mukherjee who posted pictures of his in the Mughal Gardens inside Rashtrapati Bhavan. Obama displayed his drawing skills and Pranab showcased his garden. ...
  • Centre responds to Obama's comment, says any "aberrations" cannot alter India's history of tolerance February 6, 2015

    Reacting cautiously to US President Barack Obama's concern about religious "intolerance" in India, the government has said that any "aberrations" do not alter India's history of tolerance. ...
  • Religious faiths target each other in India due to their beliefs: Barack Obama February 6, 2015

    White House may have refuted suggestions that Barack Obama's reference to religious intolerance during his speech in India was not a parting shot to the BJP. But the President himself has repeatd the need for religious harmony in India. He says Mahatma Gandhi would have been shocked by acts of...
  • Religious intolerance in India would have shocked Mahatma Gandhi: Obama February 6, 2015

    US President Barack Obama said that Mahatma Gandhi would have been shocked by the acts of intolerance experienced by all religious faiths in India. However Obama did not name any particular religion and said that violence is not unique to one religion or group. ...
  • Exclusive: US President Barack Obama on ties with India, China February 2, 2015

    In an exclusive interview with CNN's Fareed Zakaria US President said that China has no reason to worry because of US's good ties with India and it is in America's interest that China continues its peaceful rise. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha in conversation with Michelle Obama's spokesperson January 31, 2015

    In an exclusive interview to Cyrus Brocha, US First Lady Michelle Obama's spokesperson from the White House talks about Michelle's visit to India. ...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha January 31, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on US President Barack Obama's India visit, Delhi Assembly Elections 2015 and Padma Awards 2015. ...
  • Obama was in very good mood after his India visit: Fareed Zakaria January 31, 2015

    CNN's Fareed Zakaria was the only journalist to talk with US President Barack Obama during his three-day visit to India. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 28, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Shiv Sena drops a political bomb, says drop 'secularism' from preamble January 28, 2015

    The Bharatiya Janata Party led government at the Centre is facing yet another controversy after its ally Shiv Sena said it wants the words 'socialist' and 'secular' removed from the Preamble of the Constitution of India. ...
  • e Lounge: Priyanka Chopra talks about her versatile roles January 28, 2015

    In this episode of e Lounge, we bring to you Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra interview to CNN-IBN's Rajeev Masand in which she talks about her versatile roles. Also on the show, watch US President Barack Obama quotes Shah Rukh Khan's dialogue from 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge', "Senorita, bade bade deshon...
  • US applies steady pressure on Saudi for human rights: Obama January 28, 2015

    Even as US works closely with the Saudis on common strategic goals like counter terrorism, US President Barack Obama said he and his administration continue to apply "steady, consistent pressure" on issues like human rights. "Sometimes we have to balance our need to speak to them about human rights issues...
  • Cartoon of the day: 'Mann Ki Baat' with Modi, Obama January 28, 2015

    US President Barack Obama on Tuesday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's strong personal commitment to improve ties between the two countries and said if the US and India join together around shared values then world will be more prosperous, peaceful and secure. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: Barack Obama's 3-day visit to India January 28, 2015

    Cartoonist Neelabh takes on the US President Barack Obama's 3-day visit to India. ...
  • Happy that Barack Obama took my name, says Milkha Singh January 28, 2015

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, legendary sprinter Milkha Singh said, "I'm happy that Barack Obama took my name along with Mary Kom and Shah Rukh Khan. My story is similar to Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi." Addressing a Town hall event at the Siri Fort auditorium on the third...
  • Watch: Mary Kom thanks Barack Obama for acknowledging her January 28, 2015

    Pleasantly surprised after Barack Obama took her name while talking about Indian achievers, celebrated Indian woman boxer MC Mary Kom said on Tuesday that it felt proud to be acknowledged by the US President. "It's a proud moment for me, I thank him for acknowledging me," she said. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 27, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • We must end violence against children: Satyarthi to Obama January 27, 2015

    Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Sathyarthi who met US President Barack Obama at the Town Hall on Monday said, "I told Obama that we must work together to ensure there is no violence against children so that they can enjoy their childhood." ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories January 27, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...