USA

Indian-American Mala Adiga appointed as policy director for incoming First Lady Jill Biden

Adiga has in the past worked for the Biden Foundation as director for higher education and military families.

#USANews

Joe Biden picks all-female senior White House communications team

7 appointments were made by Biden with Jen Psaki named as White House press secretary.

#USANews

Indian-American Neera Tanden likely to be named budget chief by Biden: Reports

Tanden has previously been a healthcare adviser in former President Barack Obama's administration.

#USANews

Asian-Americans favoured Joe Biden over Donald Trump 68% to 29%: AALDEF exit poll

The exit poll also found that Asian-Americans generally disapproved of Trump’s performance as President.

#USElection2020

Trump says he will concede if Biden win is certified by Electoral College but says it would be mistake

The Electoral College, which determines the White House winner, will meet on December 14 to certify Biden's victory.

#USElection2020

Two Indian-Americans likely to find place in Biden Cabinet: US media reports

Reports indicate that Vivek Murthy is likely to bag the post of Secretary of Health and Human Services while Professor Arun Majumdar may get...

#USANews

Obama on India: Problems with caste, poverty, rivalry with Pakistan, and political nepotism

Former US President Barack Obama's tell-all memoir 'A Promised Land' has been making waves since its release.

#India

Listened to tales of Ramayana and Mahabharata in my childhood, says Obama in his memoir

"A Promised Land" is the first of two planned volumes with the first part in bookstores on Tuesday.

#USANews

Biden, Harris meet labour leaders, business leaders including Satya Nadella, Sonia Syngal

United States President-elect Joe Biden hosted a joint meeting yesterday with labour union leaders and the chief executives of major tech,...

#USElection2020

Former US President Barack Obama's memoirs mention Rahul, Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh

Former United States President Barack Obama’s upcoming memoir has created a buzz on social media, in which he has likened Congress leader...

#IndiaUSRelations

Indian-American Congressman Ro Khanna among contenders for Kamala Harris’ Senate seat

Khanna was recently elected for a third consecutive term from the congressional district representing Silicon Valley.

#USANews

Over 20 Indian-Americans in Joe Biden's transition team

US President-elect Joe Biden has appointed over 20 Indian-Americans as members to his transition team, with three Indian-Americans elected...

#USElection2020

Madame Tussauds London redresses Trump wax statue in golfing attire after election defeat

Gone are the Trump statue’s blue suit and he now sports patterned golfing trousers, a purple-coloured top, golf shoes and of course, the...

#USElection2020

Indian-American Vivek Murthy named co-chair of COVID-19 Advisory Board by Joe Biden

COVID-19 cases are surging in at least 40 states, with more than 9.3 million total infections and more than 236,000 deaths.

#COVID-19

Trump not conceding is not unexpected, says Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal

US President Donald Trump not conceding the election despite major news networks having declared Joe Biden the winner is not unexpected...

#USElection2020

Indian-Americans and the Biden Presidency - the road ahead

The Biden-Harris ticket’s victory in the US 2020 Presidential elections was celebrated across the country which had been eagerly awaiting...

Analysis & Commentary #USElection2020

Over a dozen Indian-Americans elected to US State Assemblies

Highlighting the growing political influence of the community, more than a dozen Indian Americans, including five women, have won...

#USElection2020

The new “paw-licy” advisors of the White House - Champ and Major

The two “first dogs” of the United States will revive a tradition that dates back to George Washington - the first American President to...

#USANews

Indian-American Dr Vivek Murthy likely to co-chair Biden’s coronavirus task force

Murthy was appointed America’s 19th Surgeon General by then president Barack Obama in 2014 and subsequently asked to step down by the...

#USANews

Biden administration likely to provide US citizenship to over 500,000 Indians

The document says that the new Biden administration will support family-based immigration and preserve family unification as a core...

#USANews

Biden becomes US President-elect; Indian-origin Kamala Harris makes history as first woman Vice-President

Democrat candidate Joe Biden will become the 46th President of the United States, according to multiple projections, after a...

#USElection2020

“Chill, Donald, Chill!” tweets Greta Thunberg, repeating Trump’s 2019 words to her

Thunberg’s tweet has since gone viral with millions of people ‘liking’ the post.

#USElection2020

US TV networks cut away from Trump’s live address as president makes unsubstantiated claims

Networks that pulled out of the president’s address included MSNBC, ABC News and NBC.

#USElection2020

US President Donald Trump loses legal battles in Georgia and Michigan

Votes are still being counted in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Nevada and North Carolina.

#USElection2020

Bernie Sanders accurately predicted how Trump would react to election results two weeks ago, video is now viral

Sanders had also predicted a flood of mailed-in ballots resulting in a delay in the completion of the counting process.

#USElection2020

Democrat Indian-origin millionaire Shri Thanedar elected to Michigan state legislature

The 65-year-old won from the 3rd District of Michigan with 93 per cent of the total votes.

#USElection2020
Poll

What is your reaction to the Netflix reality show Indian Matchmaking?

  • Love it - Can't wait for Season 2
  • Hate it - Can't tolerate even one episode
  • It's like looking in the mirror- warts and all
  • I cringe but just can't stop watching
  • I am neutral, no strong feelings
Answer
Write your story

Contribute an Article

Learn more