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Joe Biden, Kamala Harris sworn in as 46th President, 49th Vice-President of the United States

Joe Biden took oath as the 46th President of the United States at the Capitol today. Kamala Harris, the daughter of immigrants from India...

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Padma Lakshmi cooks up a special Indian meal to mark inauguration day for Vice-President elect Kamala Harris

Padma Lakshmi, like Harris’ mother Shyamala Gopalan, was born in Chennai before migrating to the US at the age of 4.

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The countdown to the Biden-Harris inauguration begins

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris will be sworn in to the White House on Wednesday.

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Indian-American man arrested after living undetected in Chicago airport for three months

A 36-year-old Indian-origin man was arrested in the Chicago airport where he had been living undetected for the past three months reportedly...

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Meet the 20 Indian-Americans in US President-elect Joe Biden’s administration

As many as 17 Indian-Americans have been nominated to the White House and 13 of the 20 are women.

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Twitter launches @SecondGentleman account for Indian-origin US Vice-President elect Kamala Harris' husband

Twitter has added @SecondGentleman to its roster of official political handles as the husband of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris prepares...

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Traditional Kolam drawings honouring Indian-origin Vice-President elect Kamala Harris' Tamil roots kick off Presidential inauguration

Honouring Vice-President elect Kamala Harris' Indian heritage, the virtual inauguration kick-off ceremony for President-elect Joe Biden and...

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Kamala Harris pens heartfelt social media post about her mother, says she follows her advice even today

Harris is the first woman and first south Asian to become Vice-President of the United States.

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US President Donald Trump impeached for historic second time

United States President Donald Trump has made history after becoming the nation's only head of state to be impeached twice after the House...

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YouTube temporarily suspends Trump’s channel for violating policy

Last week, the president’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts were suspended following the riots at the US Capitol.

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‘America United’ announced as the theme for Joe Biden’s inauguration

The Committee will install an extensive public art display on the National Mall that will include approximately 191,500 US flags.

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Indian-American Raj Iyer appointed chief information officer for the US Army

Iyer will be the highest ranking Indian American civilian at the Pentagon equivalent in rank to a three-star general.

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'Vogue' February cover featuring Vice-President elect Kamala Harris stirs whitewashing controversy

Popular American fashion and lifestyle magazine Vogue drew criticism over after the release of its February cover page that featured US Vice...

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Joe Biden appoints more Indian-Americans to top posts

Biden has appointed 3 Indian-Americans - Tarun Chhabra, Sumona Guha and Shanthi Kalathil - to his national security council.

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The Indian-American who led Donald Trump’s Twitter ban

The social media giant decided to ban Trump’s accounts following the attack on the US Capitol that they believe were encouraged and...

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Indian-origin civil rights lawyer Vanita Gupta nominated to key US Justice Department post in Biden administration

United States President-elect Joe Biden yesterday formally nominated federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland as attorney general and...

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Trump finally concedes US election after Congress, Senate ratify Biden's victory

Hours after rioters stormed the US Capitol building and disrupted proceedings, the legislature formally certified Joe Biden as the next US...

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World leaders shocked at US Capitol violence, express outrage at assault on democracy

Leaders of nations like Britain, France, India, Canada, Australia and many others have strongly condemned the storming of the US Capitol in...

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Four dead, 52 arrested as rioters storm US Capitol building during Electoral College vote certification

A woman has died after being shot yesterday during the storming of the US Capitol by supporters of US President Donald Trump during the...

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Indian-American Vijay Shanker nominated as associate judge to the DC Court of Appeals

Shanker is currently the Deputy Chief of the Appellate Section of the Criminal Division at the Justice Department.

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Niraj Antani becomes first Indian-American in Ohio state Senate

Antani is a Republican and won the state Senate seat in the state’s 6th District, which covers southern, eastern, and northern Montgomery...

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Kamala Harris to get COVID-19 vaccine shot

United States Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff will receive the COVID-19 vaccine today in Washington DC, the...

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Joe Biden appoints two more Indian-Americans to top positions

Vinay Reddy was named Biden's speechwriter while Gautam Raghavan was named as Deputy Director of the Office of Presidential Personnel.

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US President Trump presents Indian PM Modi with Legion of Merit

US President Donald Trump yesterday presented the prestigious Legion of Merit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his leadership in...

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