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Doing everything possible to get Biden administration to send excess vaccines to India, says Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi said he is doing everything to get the Biden administration to provide excess vaccines not...

Covid-19

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...

Global

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...

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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...

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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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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...

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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...

Covid-19

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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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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Ro Khanna is new Democrat vice-chair of US Congress’ India caucus

Indian-American Congressman Ro Khanna, who was recently elected for a third consecutive term from the Congressional district representing...

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US Congress to vote on bilateral Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative Act co-sponsored by Indian-American Representative Ami Bera

The US House of Representatives is slated to consider the Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative Act which was written by legendary civil...

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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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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...

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US ready to stand with India against Chinese aggression, says Indian-American lawmaker Raja Krishnamoorthi

Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi said that the United States stands with its friends, partners and allies like India against...

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US Congressman Ami Bera calls for release of political detainees in Kashmir

United States Congressman Ami Bera on Wednesday expressed concern over the situation in Kashmir and agitations over the new citizenship law...

Global

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...

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US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi approves drafting of impeachment charges against Trump

United States House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced on Thursday that the House will file impeachment charges against US...

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US Congress critical of India’s actions in Kashmir

India got the wrong end of the stick in Washington on Tuesday during a US Congressional hearing led by Democrat Congressman Brad Sherman on...

USA

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...

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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.

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