Honour to travel with US President on Air Force One: Ami Bera

Excited by the prospect of travelling with the US President on Air Force One, Indian American Congressman Ami Bera feels honoured to have been invited by Barack Obama to join him on his historic trip to India.

Tulsi Gabbard, Ami Bera take oath for their second term in US House of Representatives

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard and her Democratic congressional colleague Dr Ami Bera have been sworn in for their second consecutive term in the US House of Representatives.

Bera and Holding to be co-chairs of Congressional India Caucus

Democratic Congressman Ami Bera and his Republican colleague George Holding would be the new co-chairs of the powerful Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans.

Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera confident of winning Sacramento County seat

 Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera is confident of winning the Sacramento County seat after gaining more than 1,650 votes over his Republican opponent in the polls, with several thousand ballots still to be counted.

US election:Ami Bera, Ro Khanna down, but not out yet

As the dust settled down on the US election giving Republicans full control of the US Congress, two trailing Indian-American candidates, Ami Bera and Ro Khanna, both Democrats, were still unwilling to concede defeat.

Bera optimistic of winning the Congressional race

Washington: Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera expressed optimism about retaining a California seat in the US House of Representatives even as he is trailing behind by a few thousands votes, hoping that the ballot yet to be counted would give him an edge over his Republican rival D Ose.

Indian-Americans pin their hope on Haley, Bera and Khanna

More than two dozen Indian- Americans are in electoral fray for the crucial US elections, but all eyes would be on three young leaders --South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, Congressman Ami Bera and Ro Khanna, who have made a mark in the country's politics.

US mid-term polls: Michelle Obama bats for Ami Bera

Hours before the crucial US mid-term polls, Congressman Ami Bera's re-election campaign got a shot in the arm with First Lady Michelle Obama appealing to voters in a California seat, where the Indian-American is locked in a tight contest, to vote for him.

Michelle Obama bats for Ami Bera

Washington:  Hours before the crucial US mid -term polls, Congressman Ami Bera's re-election campaign got a shot in the arm with US First Lady Michelle Obama recording phone message appealing to voters in California seat, where the Indian-American is locked in a tight contest, to vote for him.

1984 anti-Sikh riots in India is issue in California race

Anger stemming from a 30-year-old religious clash in India that left thousands dead has crept into one of the closest congressional races in the country.

FIBA delays decision to lift ban on turbans
FIBA delays decision to lift ban on turbans

The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has decided to delay the review of its discriminatory policy against Sikh basketball players who wear turbans, drawing sharp reactions from top American lawmakers and Sikh bodies which described it as "outdated".

US Sikhs, lawmakers protest basketball ban on turbans
US Sikhs, lawmakers protest basketball ban on turbans

Two US lawmakers, including the lone Indian-American Congressman, have joined Sikh community groups in protesting the world basketball body FIBA's delay in reviewing the discriminatory policy against Sikh basketball players who wear turbans.

Congressman Bera praises India ratifying IAEA agreement

Indian-American US lawmaker Ami Bera has praised India ratifying an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) agreement that will open its civilian nuclear programme to unannounced spot inspections.

If I can see Indian-American US Prez, that`s my legacy: Ami Bera

Indian-American US Congressman Ami Bera has said that seeing a member of the community as the President of the United States in his life time will be the true legacy he can leave behind.

Robust India-US trade ties important: Bera

Amid an overall growth in the economic and trade ties between India and the US, a robust trading relationship between the two countries is important, Ami Bera, the only Indian-American lawmaker in the Congress, has said.

American Sikh Caucus will focus on domestic civil rights: Ami Bera

Ami Bera is the only Indian-American Congressman in the US House of Representatives.

Ami Bera joins American Sikh Congressional Caucus

Under present circumstance, no Congressman can go to the extent of supporting a separatist or extremist movement in India, Singh argued as he supported the cause of the Sikh Americans in the US.

US lawmakers want hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus tracked

Over 100 member of the US House of Representatives have asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to track hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus, and Arab-Americans as it does for other communities.

Democratic Party gives key responsibility to Bera for polls

Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera has been given a key responsibility in the Democratic party to reach out to the immigrant community in the run-up to the 2014 Congressional elections.

Ami Bera named to key Congressional committees

Indian-American Congressmen from California Dr Ami Bera has been appointed to two key Congressional committees.