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Indian-American Democrat Senator from California

‘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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'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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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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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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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...

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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'.

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Indian-American Dr Vivek Murthy nominated by Biden as US Surgeon-General once again

Dr Murthy is a physician, research scientist, and former Vice Admiral in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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...

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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...

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PM Modi calls President-elect Biden, congratulates him and Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday night wished United States President-elect Joe Biden and congratulated him on his victory in...

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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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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.

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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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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...

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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...

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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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