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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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players who wear turbans, drawing sharp reactions from top American lawmakers and Sikh bodies which described it as "outdated".
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.
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.