During the Second National Hindu Advocacy Day event at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, a group of eminent Indian Americans urged lawmakers to take steps against rising Hinduphobia activities in the US and protect the rights of the Hindu community in the country.

Biden Administration clears first Congress hurdle in debt ceiling Bill

United States lawmakers in the House of Representatives voted yesterday to raise the national borrowing limit as a crucial first step to averting a catastrophic default, greenlighting a pact struck between Washington’s warring parties after weeks of tense negotiations.

Debt ceiling: Biden, Republicans reach compromise, Bill to be brought before Congress

Facing the prospect of having to default on its debt for the first time in United States’ history, President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy reached final agreement yesterday on a deal to raise the nation’s debt ceiling.

US lawmaker proposes bill to make Diwali federal holiday

American lawmaker and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Grace Meng introduced a bill in the US Congress to declare the Indian festival of lights Diwali a federal holiday, a move welcomed by different communities from across the country.

Doctored video of Indian-American VP Kamala Harris’ speech goes viral

A viral video on social media showing the United States’ first Indian-origin and woman Vice-President Kamala Harris speaking incoherently and stating “yesterday is today” during a speech at a rally for abortion rights was confirmed to be fake by multiple media outlets.

Two Indian-Americans among Republican Presidential hopefuls for 2024

With US President Joe Biden announcing his candidacy for the 2024 election, all eyes are on the Republicans’ and their prospective candidates.

Facebook parent warns of pulling down news from platform

Facebook parent Meta threatened to remove news from its platform if the US Congress passes a proposal aimed at making it easier for news organisations to negotiate collectively.

US Senate gives nod to infra bill after months of negotiations

Following months of negotiations, the US Senate has approved a long-awaited bipartisan infrastructure bill, though analysts feel that the legislation falls short of its promise.

US Congress passes resolution on COVID relief for India

The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution recognising the devastating impact of COVID-19 in India and calling for urgent assistance.

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