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India, US meet to discuss climate change, energy transition

RK Singh had met John Kerry to discuss further collaboration on climate change issues and to work towards a genuine partnership between the...


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...


US pushes for new alliances with India, NATO in bid to compete with China

US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has asked his Democratic colleagues to draft a legislative package to "outcompete" China, create new...


US Senate fails to convict former US president Trump in second impeachment trial

Donald Trump, former US President was acquitted yesterday on charges of inciting an insurrection at the US Capitol in his historic second...


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...


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...


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...


Indian-American supporters of Trump, Biden intensify campaigns ahead of US polls

With less than a day to go for the US presidential elections, President Donald Trump held rallies in battleground states of Michigan, Iowa...


Kamala Harris, Nancy Pelosi condemn Senate confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett as US Supreme Court Justice

Democratic candidate for the post of US Vice President Kamala Harris condemned the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett as a Supreme Court...


Harris attacks Trump, Republicans in opening statement during Barrett nomination hearings

Democrat Vice-Presidential nominee Senator Kamala Harris called on the Senate to hold off on confirming Amy Coney Barrett to the US Supreme...


Pompeo cites India banning Chinese apps, tells Senate 'tide is turning against China

United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo yesterday cited India's banning of Chineses apps as an indication that US efforts to lead an...


US Senate acquits Trump in impeachment hearing

After five months of hearings, investigations and revelations about his dealings with Ukraine, United States President Donald Trump was...


US lawmakers pass bill to lift country-cap on Green Cards

United States lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday, which will lift the current seven per cent country-cap on issuing Green Cards. The move...


Good news for H-1B visa holders as US Congress to vote on Green Card bill

The United States House of Representatives will vote Tuesday on a legislation that seeks to lift the per country-cap on issuing green cards.


US Senate legislative provision gives India NATO-ally like status

The United States Senate has passed a legislative provision that will bring India at par with America's NATO allies and countries like...


Nikki Haley joins Donald Trump's panel, becomes the first Indian-American to be a cabinet principal

Nikki Haley who has been named the ambassador to the United Nations is the first person of Indian origin to be a cabinet principal.


Indian-American Tulsi Gabbard appears for cabinet auditions, may land key post

US President-elect Donald Trump has met the cabinet hopefuls at his Manhattan office tower on Monday and also outlined plans for his first...


Hi-5 for Indian-Americans' big move into US politics

Indian origin Americans have the largest numbers of population in the U.S. Congress now, and the community has found its first Senator in...


Hillary Clinton: From being a senior class president to running in the US Presidential race

USA News: When Hillary Clinton was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2001, she became the first American first lady to ever win a public office...


Kamala Harris makes history, first Indian-American woman elected to US senate

USA News: Kamala Harris makes history, first Indian-American woman elected to US senate. She has become the first black politician in the...