Pramila Jayapal

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Biden recruits Kashmiri-origin Sameera Fazili, cousin of former PSA detainee

24 Jan 2021

Biden recruits Kashmiri-origin Sameera Fazili, cousin of former PSA detainee

A Kashmiri-origin woman, Sameera Fazili, will be among the 20 Indian-Americans in the new Joe Biden administration in the United States.

Pooja performed in Tamil Nadu village for Kamala Harris's win

03 Nov 2020

Pooja performed in Tamil Nadu village for Kamala Harris's win

In Tamil Nadu, residents of a small village, Thulasendrapuram in Mannargudi Taluk of Tiruvarur district, are following the United States elections closely, as one of their granddaughters, Kamala Harris, is in the fray.

Indian-American Raja Krishnamoorthi appointed to committee on intelligence. Details here

17 Jan 2019

Indian-American Raja Krishnamoorthi appointed to committee on intelligence. Details here

Indian-American Democratic lawmaker Raja Krishnamoorthy was appointed as a member of a Congressional committee on intelligence yesterday.

Diwali a special opportunity to reflect on Indo-US friendship: Trump

08 Nov 2018

Diwali a special opportunity to reflect on Indo-US friendship: Trump

Greeting people on the occasion of Diwali, US President Donald Trump said the festival of lights is a special opportunity to reflect on the bond of friendship between India and US.

Gandhiji to be posthumously honored with US Congressional Gold Medal

02 Oct 2018

Gandhiji to be posthumously honored with US Congressional Gold Medal

Half a dozen influential US lawmakers, including four Indian-Americans, have moved a resolution in the US House of Representatives to posthumously award the prestigious Congressional Gold Medal to Mahatma Gandhi in recognition of his promotion of peace and non-violence.

Americans recognizing they don't trust President Trump: Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal

17 Sep 2018

Americans recognizing they don't trust President Trump: Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal said yesterday people are increasingly recognizing that President Donald Trump can't be trusted as how it could be possible that he wasn't aware of what's going on during his presidential election campaign.

Aruna Miller, second Indian-American in line to become US Congresswoman

25 Jun 2018

Aruna Miller, second Indian-American in line to become US Congresswoman

Indian-American Aruna Miller, seeking to enter the US House of Representatives from a Congressional seat in Maryland, has emerged as one of the top fundraisers, days ahead of the Democratic primary.

US: Revoking of H-4 visa work permit in final stages

25 May 2018

US: Revoking of H-4 visa work permit in final stages

The Trump administration has told a US court that the move to rescind work authorization to certain categories of H-4 visa holders is in final stages.

20 Indian-Americans running for US Congress raise over $15.5 million

22 Apr 2018

20 Indian-Americans running for US Congress raise over $15.5 million

A record number of 20 Indian Americans are running for US Congressional elections this year.

As America freezes, Trump suggests using bit of global warming

29 Dec 2017

As America freezes, Trump suggests using bit of global warming

Donald Trump mocked climate change on Friday, displaying once again how little he thinks of the modern world's most imminent threat.

White House to Congress: Powerful Indians in Washington DC

16 May 2017

White House to Congress: Powerful Indians in Washington DC

The Indian diaspora in the US really seems to be living the American dream. Having gathered numerical and economical clout over time, Indians have started to figure prominently in the power corridors in Washington DC.