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Meet Indian-American Dev Shah, 2023 Scripps Spelling Bee champion

Indian-American Dev Shah has won the 2023 edition of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, taking away a USD 50,000 cash prize by correctly...


'Modiji will explain to God...': Congress, BJP war of words turns transcontinental with Rahul Gandhi's US visit

The political battle between the Indian National Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party erupted in a new arena as Congress leader Rahul...


US lawmaker proposes bill to make Diwali federal holiday

American lawmaker and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Grace Meng introduced a bill in the US Congress to...


Country-based quota reason for Green Card delays for Indians: USCIS advisor

The country-based quota system is responsible for the exceedingly long wait times for Green Cards for people from India, China, Mexico and...


US lawmakers propose Bill to protect children of long-term visa holders

United States’ lawmakers have moved to reintroduce legislation that would offer immigration relief to children of long-term visa holders,...


Kamala Harris’ address at round table for entrepreneurs of colour

Indian-American Vice-President Kamala Harris convened a roundtable for small business owners of colour at the White House.


Rahul Gandhi set to address NRI rally during 10-day US visit

Congress leader and former Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi will begin a 10-day visit to the USA on May 31, sources said. Gandhi will address a rally...


Indian-origin Dylan Jadeja set to be new CEO of Riot Games

Indian-origin executive A Dylan Jadeja has been appointed as the new CEO of Riot Games, the developer of smash-hit video games like...


Kamala Harris' remarks on immigration, end of Title 42 spark new political conflict

The political war between Democrats and Republicans over immigration issues continues, as Indian-American Vice-President Kamala Harris...


Indian-origin Dr Geeta Rao Gupta confirmed as Global Womens’ Issues office envoy

The United States’ Senate has confirmed Indian-American Dr Geeta Rao Gupta as the Ambassador-at-Large for the Office of Global Women's...


Texas mall shooting: 27-year-old NRI woman among nine victims

27-year-old NRI Aishwarya Thatikonda was among nine people killed in the mass shooting at a mall in Dallas, Texas in the USA, authorities...


Indians in US feel the need to contribute to the country they’ve migrated to: Mukesh Aghi

Watch our exclusive interview with Dr Mukesh Aghi, president and Chief Executive Officer of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum where...

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Indian-origin VP Kamala Harris discusses AI risks with Google's Sundar Pichai, Microsoft's Satya Nadella and other tech CEOs

Indian-American Vice-President Kamala Harris met with the heads of Google, Microsoft and two other companies developing Artificial...


Joe Biden, Kamala Harris congratulate Indian-origin Ajay Banga on taking charge as 14th World Bank chief

United States President Joe Biden and Indian-American Vice President Kamala Harris congratulated Indian-origin US executive Ajay Banga on...


Doctored video of Indian-American VP Kamala Harris' speech goes viral

A viral video on social media showing the United States' first Indian-origin and woman Vice-President Kamala Harris speaking incoherently...


Indian-origin man found guilty of murder in doorbell prank case in California

Anurag Chandra, an Indian-origin resident of Riverside, California, was last week found guilty of killing three teenage boys who played a...


Indian-American golfer Akshay Bhatia takes big step towards full Tour ranking at Mexico Open

Indian-American pro golfer Akshay Bhatia took a solid step towards activating full PGA Tour membership, posting a solid 1-under 70 in...

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Two Indian-Americans among Republican Presidential hopefuls for 2024

With US President Joe Biden announcing his candidacy for the 2024 election, all eyes are on the Republicans' and their prospective...


Biden announces re-election bid with Kamala Harris as running mate for 2024

United States President Joe Biden today officially announced his candidacy for a second term in the White House with Indian-origin Kamala...


Trump campaign reports spike in donations since his indictment

According to a Trump campaign statement, the former President of US has seen a spike in donations in the fortnight since his indictment on...


17 arrested, including Sikhs, over California gurdwara shootings; AK-47s seized

Police in California have arrested 17 people for a series of shootings at gurdwaras and they have seized weapons such as AK-47s, handguns,...


Two Indian-American executives convicted in billion-dollar fraud case

Indian American executives of a Chicago-based start-up were among those convicted of running a USD 1 billion corporate fraud scheme.


Former Indian-origin executives suing Elon Musk's Twitter

Former Twitter CEO Indian-American Parag Agrawal is one of three top Twitter executives filing suit against Elon Musk, who sacked them last...


McDonald's USA tells employees to work from home as layoffs planned: Reports

One of the oldest fast food chains in the USA, McDonald's is set to temporarily close all its offices in the US this week as it prepares to...


Georgia becomes first US state to pass resolution condemning Hinduphobia

In a vindication for Indians in the United States, the Georgia Assembly has passed a resolution condemning Hinduphobia, making it the first...