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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...

USA

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.

USA

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...

USA

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.

USA

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal tests positive for COVID-19 after Capitol lockdown

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal announced today that she has tested positive for coronavirus after being locked down in a...

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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.

USA

'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...

USA

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.

USA

Immigration reform within first 100 days in office, says Vice President-elect Kamala Harris

Indian-American Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris vowed that the new Biden administration would send a comprehensive immigration reform...

USA

Biden, Harris named as Time magazine's 'Person of the Year'

Time magazine has named United States' President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris its 'Person of the Year'.

USA

US Senate passes bill eliminating country cap on H-1B work visas

The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act also raises the number of family-based visas.

USA

Indian-American Maju Varghese named in Biden’s Presidential Inauguration Committee

The major events of the inauguration ceremony are the oath of office, inaugural address, parade and inaugural ball.

USA

US court strikes down Trump administration rules aiming to restrict number of H-1B visas

In October the Trump government had announced changes in the granting of visas to overseas skilled workers like the H-1B visa.

USA

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.

USA

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.

USA

A series of firsts in US President-elect Joe Biden’s cabinet

A key feature of his appointments is the vast experience each person holds with all being members of the 2009-2017 Obama-Biden...

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.

USA

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...

USA

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.

USA

Indian student enrollment rate in the US at 3-year low in FY20: Report

According to the latest Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange (IIE), the number of Indian students studying in American...

Global

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.

USA

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...

USA

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...

USA

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...

USA
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