Donald Trump was on Friday sworn in as the 45th President of the United States during a historic transfer of power. The Republican leader will succeed Democrat Barack Obama, who served two terms as president of the nation. In his swearing in speech, Donald Trump addressed the challenges ahead of him and vowed to get the job done as he thanked outgoing president Obama and first lady Michelle Obama for being “magnificent” during the presidential transition.
A day after elections were announced in five states, opposition parties have united in their effort to have the budget, slotted for February 1, rescheduled. The Congress, Trinamool, Samajwadi Party, Mayawati's BSP, Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United and Lalu Yadav's RJD are set to meet the Election Commission.