Remarks by the President to the Indian Parliament
November 8th, 2010
10:20 AM ET

Remarks by the President to the Indian Parliament

Delivered at the Parliament House in New Delhi, India
Mr. Vice President, Madam Speaker, Mr. Prime Minister, members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, and most of all, the people of India.

I thank you for the great honor of addressing the representatives of more than one billion Indians and the world’s largest democracy. (Applause.) I bring the greetings and friendship of the world’s oldest democracy —- the United States of America, including nearly three million proud and patriotic Indian-Americans. (Applause.)
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Obama, Singh Discuss U.S. Failure to Stop Terrorist
November 8th, 2010
10:10 AM ET

Obama, Singh Discuss U.S. Failure to Stop Terrorist

NEW DELHI, India (CNN) - U.S. officials said President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh discussed for a second time on Monday what information the U.S. government had about David Headley, an American informant who played a key role in the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai that left 164 people dead and rocked this country to its core.

At issue is why years earlier the U.S. government failed to act on several warnings that Headley, a small-time drug dealer who was an informant for the Drug Enforcement Administration, might be a terrorist.
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Calling all the single ladies
November 8th, 2010
09:48 AM ET

Calling all the single ladies

NEW DELHI, India (CNN) - Women have been getting “special” treatment here in India. In our hotel, we have an all-women’s floor. Instead of a numerical assignment, its simply says “Eva” on the elevator button. It’s only for the single ladies!
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Images of India: President's Palace at night
November 8th, 2010
09:40 AM ET

Images of India: President's Palace at night

CNN Photojournalist Mark Walz took this picture tonight at the Indian presidential palace. He says the steps are covered with hundreds of lit candles.


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Joint press conference with President Obama and Prime Minister Singh
November 8th, 2010
08:05 AM ET

Joint press conference with President Obama and Prime Minister Singh

Delivered at Hyderabad House in New Delhi, India

 PRIME MINISTER SINGH:  Your Excellency, President Barack Obama, distinguished representatives of the media, I’m delighted to welcome President Obama and his gracious wife on their first visit to our country.  I welcome the President as a personal friend and a great charismatic leader who has made a deep imprint on world affairs through his inclusive vision of peace, security and welfare for all peoples and all nations.
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Obama Endorses India's Bid for Permanent UN Seat
November 8th, 2010
07:00 AM ET

Obama Endorses India's Bid for Permanent UN Seat

NEW DELHI, India (CNN) - In another major sign of growing ties between the two nations, President Obama on Monday used a speech before the Indian Parliament to endorse this country's bid for permanent membership on the United Nations Security Council.

Ben Rhodes, a top White House aide, told reporters before the speech that the Obama administration wants to "send as clear a statement as possible" that the U.S. sees India as a "rising player" on the international stage.
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Images of India: Sikh
November 8th, 2010
06:57 AM ET

Images of India: Sikh

The religion of Sikhism originated in the Punjab region of India in the 15th century. Sikhs are recognized by their turbans. Most Sikh men have Singh and women have Kaur in their names.


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