Obama In India

  • Full transcript: Obama's town hall at St Xavier's 08-11-2010 09:24 AM

    Mumbai: Transcript of remarks by US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at town hall with students at St. Xavier's College, Mumbai: Michelle Obama: Hello, everyone. Namaste. It is a pleasure and an honor to be here in India. Everyone, please sit, who can sit. Rest. It's warm....
  • Obama to discuss Pak in Parliament today 07-11-2010 07:58 PM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama will discuss Pakistan in the context of regional security and counter-terrorism in his speech to Parliament on Monday, a senior US administration official said on Sunday. "The President will definitely discuss Pakistan", the official said, but declined to go further than that because he did...
  • Obama's dance steps make waves in US 07-11-2010 07:09 PM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama's unscripted dance moves while celebrating Diwali with students in Mumbai are making news back home in the US. Pictures of Obama's "Dancing, Diwali", as CNN put it, are already hitting the airwaves. "Obama started his second day in India on a lighter note: pulling a...
  • Winds blow away red carpet laid out for Obama 07-11-2010 04:30 PM

    Mumbai: Strong winds today played a bit of a spoilsport for the red carpet send off to the Obamas for Delhi as the gusts blew away the rug twice despite the best efforts of officials who finally decided to get rid of it to avoid an embarrassment. Even as authorities...
  • Shillong choir all set to enchant Obama 07-11-2010 04:23 PM

    The award-winning Shillong Chamber Choir will perform for Barack Obama in New Delhi. ...
  • Obama lands in Delhi, PM receives him at the airport 07-11-2010 03:51 PM

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama arrived in Delhi on the second leg of his three-day visit to India and was personally received by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who set aside protocol to welcome the guest. The Air Force One carrying Obama, his wife Michelle and the official delegation touched...
  • Barack Obama talks Pakistan 07-11-2010 01:10 PM

    A Mumbai student finally got US President Barack Obama talking about Pakistan during his trip to India. ...
  • Obamas dance Koli style 07-11-2010 11:25 AM

    Barack and Michelle Obama danced a jig to the tune of a Marathi folk song with students of the Holy Name School. ...
  • Obama visit: Delhi turns into fortress 07-11-2010 10:57 AM

    New Delhi: Snipers on rooftops, surveillance over Yamuna banks, heightened vigil on flyovers and traffic curbs -- security cover for US President Barack Obama in the capital will be impregnable as the establishment spreads out an elaborate paraphernalia for the visiting dignitary. Watch towers have been erected on the central...
  • A special Delhi 'thali' for Obama 07-11-2010 10:38 AM

    CNN-IBN's Bikramjit Ray puts together a special Delhi-style platter for Barack Obama. ...
  • Obamas dance with students at Mumbai school 07-11-2010 10:36 AM

    Mumbai: US first couple Barack and Michelle Obama today hit the dance floor to a foot-tapping Marathi folk number, joining a group of students at a school here to participate in symbolic Diwali festivities. The US President and the First Lady's engagement for the day started at the Holy Name...
  • Ajmer farmers to show Obama the power of IT 07-11-2010 08:35 AM

    Ajmer: A village in Ajmer is getting all set for its e-date with US President Barack Obama . The hamlet of Kanpura 25 kilometers off Ajmer will show the world's most powerful leader how e-governance is changing the lives of the people in the village on a video conference. The...
  • Obama to celebrate Diwali with Mumbai school kids 07-11-2010 08:30 AM

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama will leave for Delhi after spending the first half of Sunday in Mumbai. At 9.30am he will celebrate Diwali at Holy Name school in South Mumbai. He will then head to St. Xavier's College to attend a Townhall meeting with students at 11.45am. The...
  • PM to break protocol, receive Obama at airport 07-11-2010 06:59 AM

    New Delhi: In a special gesture, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur will receive US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle at the Delhi airport on Sunday, sources here said on Saturday. "Yes, the prime minister and his wife will be receiving the Obamas," sources at...
  • US should back India for UNSC seat: John McCain 06-11-2010 07:15 PM

    Washington: The United States should fully back India's pursuit of permanent membership of the powerful UN Security Council, John McCain, the top Republican leader said, days after President Barack Obama described the issue as "very difficult and complicated". "If we want India to join us in sharing the responsibilities for...
  • Obama's date with kids 06-11-2010 05:25 PM

    For these children it is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet US President Barack Obama. ...
  • Obamas pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi 06-11-2010 04:58 PM

    US President Barack Obama hailed Mahatma Gandhi as "a hero not just to India but to the world." ...
  • Obama holds discussions with Indian businessmen 06-11-2010 04:55 PM

    Mumbai: Visiting American President Barack Obama today addressed corporate honchos from India, opening discussions on crucial areas of cooperation like pharma, manufacturing, transportation and clean energy. During the roundtable, Obama was accompanied by US Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and other top officials as also corporate leaders who are part of...
  • Separatists call for Kashmir shutdown 06-11-2010 12:22 PM

    Srinagar: Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani called for a three-day shutdown in the Kashmir Valley beginning Saturday to coincide with US President Barack Obama's visit to India. The authorities, however, did not impose any curfew here. "It does not matter whether anybody talks about us or not. The fact...
  • Biography of US President Barack Obama 05-11-2010 07:31 PM

    The unique story of US President Barack Obama. ...
  • Now, Tamil movie says 'Om Obama' 05-11-2010 04:23 PM

    Chennai: It may have an all new cast, but journalist-turned-filmmaker Janaki Viswanathan's Tamil movie Om Obama certainly has one globally known star - the American president who stars via cutouts, posters and even a song! "Broadly the story is about a village that transforms economically after an export garment unit...
  • Obama's India visit: High alert in Kashmir 05-11-2010 02:16 PM

    Militant activities in Kashmir have witnessed a rise ahead of Barack Obama's visit to India. ...
  • $ 200 mn-a-day cost 'wildly inflated': White House 05-11-2010 12:26 PM

    Washington: US officials have dismissed media reports that President Barack Obama's upcoming trip to India is going to cost $ 200 million a day as "wildy"inflated" and "simply not true." "The costs are comparable to when President (Bill) Clinton or President (George) Bush travelled abroad," White House press secretary Robert...
  • Kashmir bilateral issue between India, Pak: US 05-11-2010 12:22 PM

    Washington: With Barack Obama arriving in India Saturday, the US has reiterated its hands off approach on Kashmir saying while it supported an India-Pakistan dialogue, "clearly it is something that the two need to resolve" directly. "As you've heard repeatedly from others in the Administration, we support and encourage ongoing...
  • 'No hasty decisions on outcome of Obama visit' 04-11-2010 06:58 PM

    New Delhi: India today said it will not make any "hasty decisions" on the outcome of discussions with President Barack Obama on "complex" issues of outsourcing, seat for India in UN Security Council and withdrawal of US ban on export of dual-use technology. Seeking to downplay Obama's remarks yesterday in...
  • Obama's visit may be more style than substance 04-11-2010 06:39 PM

    New Delhi: A weakened US President Barack Obama visits India this week to counter perceptions he has relegated the Asian power behind rivals China and Pakistan, but he may struggle to seal deals to help usher in billions of dollars of business. Economic ties are booming but Obama's visit from...
  • Milestones in the life of Barack Obama 04-11-2010 05:31 PM

    Washington: Milestones in the life and presidency of US President Barack Obama who will be in India Nov 6-9: August 4, 1961: Barack Obama is born to Barack Obama Sr, a Kenyan economist, and Ann Dunham, an anthropologist from Kansas. 1991: Graduates as a lawyer from Harvard Law School. 1992:...
  • Did Indian author script Obama's victory? 04-11-2010 02:16 PM

    Was President Barack Obama's campaign victory scripted by an Indian? At least one Rajasthani author likes to believe it was. ...
  • Obama visit criticised for 'over-the-top' spending 04-11-2010 02:01 PM

    Washington: The costs of US President Barack Obama's upcoming trip to India has been criticised by a Republican leader as "over-the-top" spending but the White House said the figures cited by the lawmaker have "no basis" in reality." When asked whether she would support cuts to Social Security and Medicare,...