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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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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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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.

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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.

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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Irish peer criticised for tweet referring to Indian-American Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris as 'the Indian'

A former deputy leader of the Ulster Unionist party and member of the House of Lords has drawn widespread criticism after referring to the...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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“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.

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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.

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US President Donald Trump loses legal battles in Georgia and Michigan

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

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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.

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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.

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Biden wins swing states of Wisconsin, Michigan; Trump's lead shrinking in Pennsylvania, Georgia

Major news organisations and pollsters in the United States are projecting Democrat Presidential Candidate Joe Biden as the winner in...

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All four Indian-origin Democrat lawmakers retain their seats in US House of Representatives

All the four Indian-American Democrat lawmakers — Dr Ami Bera, Pramila Jayapal, Ro Khanna, and Raja Krishnamoorthi — have been...

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Opinion polls indicate close contest between Donald Trump and Joe Biden in US presidential polls

Democratic nominee Biden's lead has shrunk in the last few days, especially as President Trump and his family have been visiting the key...

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