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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.

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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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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...

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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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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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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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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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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...

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Biden wins swing states of Wisconsin, Michigan; Trump's lead shrinking in Pennsylvania, Georgia

Major news organisations and pollsters in the United States are projecting Democrat Presidential Candidate Joe Biden as the winner in...

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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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Trump and Modi both larger than life figures, says US-VP Pence

United States Vice President Mike Pence gave a thumbs up to the US-India relationship, stating that the “best was yet to come."

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Trump wise like 'ullu', Biden 'jaisa neta ho': Campaign videos targeting Indian-Americans

Both Republicans and Democrats are gathering momentum in their campaigns for the 2020 United States Presidential election with ads and...

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Republican campaign ad features Modi speech in Houston, Trump's india visit

Incumbent United States President Donald Trump’s election team released a 107-second video aimed at wooing the Indian-American community...

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Kamala Harris discusses her Jamaican, Indian roots in first campaign event with Biden in Delaware

Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic US Presidential nominee, and his new running mate Kamala Harris held their first campaign event...

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Democrat Biden picks Indian-American Kamala Harris as running mate for US Presidential election

Democratic candidate for President Joe Biden named Kamala Harris, the Jamaican-Indian senator from California, as his vice-presidential...

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We take care of our air; India, China, Russia don't, says US President Trump

Defending his withdrawal from the international Paris Climate Accords, US President Donald Trump has alleged that India, China and Russia do...

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Trump nominates Indian-American Sue Ghosh Stricklett to helm USAID Asia operationa

United States President Donald Trump has nominated Indian-American lawyer Sue Ghosh Stricklett to head the Asian operations of the US Agency...

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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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Indian-origin medical administrator Seema Verma on White House panel to fight COVID-19

Indian-American health policy consultant Seema Verma has announced various initiatives in the United States to contain the Novel Coronavirus...

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