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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...

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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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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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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...

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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...

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Indian-American group announces plans to support community members in US polls

IMPACT, an Indian-American political organisation, disclosed that it would utilise USD 10 million to support the community members prepare...

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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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Pompeo, Jaishankar, Sitharaman among the key speakers at USIBC's virtual summit

Unites States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman...

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Harvard, MIT sue Trump administration as US lawmakers, educators speak out against student visa restrictions

Following the recent guidelines imposing restrictions on foreign students in the United States, several US Congressman and top educational...

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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...

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Indian-American US Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal tables bill calling for Kashmir resolution

Indian-American Democrat Congress Representative Pramila Jayapal sponsored a bipartisan resolution in the US House of Representatives...

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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...

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US Speaker calls for impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump citing “betrayal of oath”

The move comes after Trump’s acknowledgement that he urged the Ukrainian president to investigate former vice-president Joe Biden.

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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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