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Tulsi Gabbard asks US Justice Department to investigate hate crimes

 Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in US Congress, has expressed concern over a series of hate crimes against Indian-Americans and asked the Justice Department to investigate all violent acts motivated by bigotry to promote a pluralistic society.

Five Indian-Americans take oath as members of US Congress

52-year-old Kamala Harris, whose mother was from India and father from Jamaica, was sworn in yesterday as the Senator from California by outgoing US Vice President Joe Biden.

168 House Democrats ask Donald Trump to rescind Steve Bannon's appointment

A total of 168 Democratic lawmakers, including Indian-American Ami Bera, have asked President-elect Donald Trump to rescind the appointment of Steve Bannon as his Chief Strategist for the latter's alleged links with white nationalists.

Congressional resolution introduced backing India's UNSC bid

India is the only country which has been endorsed by the Obama administration for a permanent member of the UN Security Council.

Lawmakers move amendment bill to bolster Indo-US defence ties

The amendment has strong bipartisan support in the House of Representatives, as demonstrated by the fact that the House India Caucus Chairs (Congressmen Holding and Bera) sponsored it along with the Chair and Ranking Member of House Foreign Affairs Committee (Chairman Royce and Ranking Member Engel, respectively).

Congressman Ami Bera endorses 2 Indian-Americans for Nov elections

Congressman Ami Bera, the only Indian-American lawmaker in the current Congress, has endorsed two other fellow community members running for elected offices in the November general elections.

Ten US lawmakers wish Happy Diwali and Saal Mubarak!

Ten US lawmakers including the lone Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera and Tulsi Gabbard joined "Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, and Buddhists across the world" in celebrating Diwali.