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Thursday, February 20, 2020

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Indian-American woman Manga Anantatmula to run for US Congress from Virginia

February 08, 2020 2:21 pm

Manga Anantatmula is running her campaign on the platform of reducing taxes, equal rights for women, helping the growth of small and medium business and affordable healthcare.

Indian-American teen wins $100,000 quiz show prize in US

June 29, 2019 10:56 am

Gupta's victory on the '2019 Teen Jeopardy' contest was televised on Friday in which he beat out three other Indian-American teens.

Indian-American Sikh elected mayor of Anaheim city in California

November 09, 2018 4:51 pm

Sidhu who served as member of the Anaheim City Council for eight years from 2002 to 2012, defeated Ashleigh Aitken in the November 6 mid-term elections. He would be the first Sikh mayor of the city.

Indian-American Congressman introduces bill giving flexibility to H1B workers to switch jobs

September 14, 2018 4:09 pm

The legislation also proposes to ban employers from hiring H-1B holders to replace American workers while increasing funding for STEM education at the K-12, post-secondary, and university levels.

Indian-American running for US Congress to fight against growing corporate influence

August 05, 2018 1:50 pm

Responding to a question on the response he is receiving from Indian Americans, Gupta said the community has rallied together to make sure that their voices are heard.

Indian-American senatorial candidate Shiva Ayyadurai attacked by 'racist' opponent supporter

July 29, 2018 3:21 pm

Ayyadurai, an eminent scientist and an outspoken critic, was punched by a man, wearing a t-shirt which said "liberal" and a 'Warren for Senate' sticker.

Indian-American lawmakers slam Trump's new executive order on immigration law separating families

June 21, 2018 5:02 pm

The executive order came after more than 2,300 children were separated from their parents and relatives after illegally crossing the Southern US border since May 5 and placed in tent camps and other facilities.

Indian-Americans Ami Bera, Ro Khanna win Congressional primaries

August 02, 2018 2:54 pm

In California, the top two candidates, irrespective of their party affiliation in the open primary, head for the general elections for the House of Representatives.

Trump faces criticism for pardoning Indian-American commentator Dinesh D'Souza

June 01, 2018 7:41 pm

The New York Times said the president "uses whatever power he has to attack the people he feels have wronged him, and he will do what he feels he must protect himself.

Over 80 Indian Americans running for public offices for November elections

May 16, 2018 11:07 am

Reflecting on such a large number of Indian Americans running for public offices, Raghavan said that the community has come a long way since six decades ago when Dalip Singh Saund became the first Indian American to be elected to the House of Representatives.