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Jaishankar, Blinken discuss Indo-Pacific ties

India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken had met on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Rome...

Global

Indian-American Neera Tanden named White House staff secretary

United States President Joe Biden has named Indian-American policy expert Neera Tanden as the new White House staff secretary.

USA

India is a very important partner to the US, says Kamala Harris on meeting PM Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with United States Vice-President Kamala Harris at the White House during which they decided to...

USA

Indian PM Narendra Modi to address UNGA, attend Quad summit during three-day visit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Washington, DC yesterday on an official three-day visit to the United States

Global

US President warns of another bombing at Kabul airport before rescue ops end

US President Joe Biden has warned of another suicide bomb attack at Kabul airport before the end of American military's final phase of...

USA

US Vice President Kamala Harris, Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong announce new initiatives

Indian-origin US Vice-President Kamala Harris met with government officials in Singapore, kicking off a visit to Southeast Asia intended to...

Singapore

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...

USA

Delta variant has propelled COVID spike in US: Fauci

White House Chief Medical Advisor Anthony Fauci has said that the recent surge in COVID cases across US was caused by the highly virulent...

Covid-19

US COVID curve on the rise again; authorities wary of another surge in cases

The United States COVID 19 curve is surging again after months of decline, with the number of new cases per day doubling over the past three...

Covid-19

India 'incredibly important' partner to the US, says White House spokesman

A White House spokesperson announced that India is an “incredibly important” partner to the US in the region and globally, underlining...

USA

Biden admin urges US court to certify India's request to extradite Tahawwur Rana

The Biden administration in the United States has urged a federal court to certify India's request to extradite Pakistani-origin Canadian...

USA

White House withdraws Indian-American Neera Tanden’s nomination as director of Office of Management and Budget

Tanden would have been the first woman of color to lead the powerful budget agency.

USA

Farmers protests: Tensions running high among Indian diaspora as India, US governments condemn destruction of Gandhi statue in US

The ongoing farmers' protests in India have seen an escalation in the past few days, with international celebrities and diaspora groups...

Global

US President Biden appoints Indian-American Dr Raj Panjabi to lead malaria initiative

United States President Joe Biden has appointed Indian-origin Dr Raj Panjabi to lead his Malaria Initiative.

USA

Biden administration appoints two Indian-American women to key posts in UN Mission

The Biden administration has appointed two Indian-American experts — Sohini Chatterjee and Aditi Gorur — to key diplomatic positions at...

USA

US Vice-President Kamala Harris gets second vaccine shot, urges Americans to do the same

United States Vice-President Kamala Harris received the second COVID-19 vaccine dose on camera yesterday.

USA

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...

USA

Twitter launches @SecondGentleman account for Indian-origin US Vice-President elect Kamala Harris' husband

Twitter has added @SecondGentleman to its roster of official political handles as the husband of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris prepares...

USA

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...

USA

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...

USA

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...

USA

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...

USA

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...

USA

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...

USA Analysis & Commentary

The new “paw-licy” advisors of the White House - Champ and Major

The two “first dogs” of the United States will revive a tradition that dates back to George Washington - the first American President to...

USA