Pressure mounts on Biden administration to help India during catastrophic surge in coronavirus cases

Pressure mounts on Biden administration to help India during catastrophic surge in coronavirus cases

As India struggles to cope with a devastating surge in coronavirus infections and fatalities, US lawmakers, health experts, business leaders and community activists are raising a clarion call for President Joe Biden to rush aid to the world’s second-most populous country, a strategic American ally. Continue reading Pressure mounts on Biden administration to help India during catastrophic surge in coronavirus cases

Key Senate committees postpone votes on Neera Tanden for Biden budget director

Key Senate committees postpone votes on Neera Tanden for Biden budget director

President Joe Biden has described Neera Tanden as having a “brilliant policy mind with critical practical experience across government”. If confirmed by the Senate, she will be the first Indian-American and first woman of color to lead the White House budget office. Continue reading Key Senate committees postpone votes on Neera Tanden for Biden budget director