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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.

Indo-Americans hail Donald Trump for picking Nikki Haley as US envoy to UN

Indo-Americans hail Donald Trump for picking Nikki Haley as US envoy to UN

Cutting across party-lines, Indian-Americans in the US has hailed President-elect Donald Trump for nominating Nikki Haley as US envoy to the United Nations.

Tulsi Gabbard asks California Board to describe Hinduism accurately

Tulsi Gabbard asks California Board to describe Hinduism accurately

Tulsi Gabbard, the first ever Hindu elected to the US House of Representatives, has asked a Californian educational board to give Hinduism its due place in school text books and not to describe it inaccurately as 'religions of ancient India'.

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard launches campaign for Diwali stamp

The first Hindu elected to the US Congress has launched a signature campaign to ask the country's postal service to issue a stamp for recognising Diwali as a special day.

US Congress rejects amendments to cut funds for Pakistan

US Congress rejects amendments to cut funds for Pakistan

Earlier in May, the US House of Representatives had approved $900m CSF outlay for Pakistan as part of the annual Defence Authorisation Bill.

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.

Barack Obama faces political and economic opposition to TPP in US

 US President Barack Obama faces a growing political opposition including those from his party colleagues, trade and labour unions and businesses on what he described as a "historic" 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal that links 40 per cent of the global economy.

PM Narendra Modi's visit strengthened Indo-US bonds: American lawmakers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's just concluded US visit has strengthened the bonds between the two largest democracies of the world and opened up new avenues of co-operation, top American lawmakers have said.

US House introduces resolution on India's Independence Day

 Ami Bera, Co-chair of Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans, has introduced a resolution to recognize India`s Independence Day and the significance of the US-India partnership.

Yoga Day celebrations much better than expectations: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said that the enthusiasm with which the first UN International Yoga Day was celebrated across the world was much better than the expectations of her government.

Tulsi Gabbard ties knot in vedic ceremony in Hawaii

Tulsi Gabbard, the first-ever Hindu American in the US Congress, tied the knot with cinematographer Abraham Williams in a vedic ceremony in her home state of Hawaii.

Tulsi Gabbard to marry in April in Vedic ceremony

Tulsi Gabbard, the first ever Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress, would marry cinematographer Abraham Williams in April in a Vedic ceremony, a media report has said.

Islamist radicals at war with US: Tulsi Gabbard

Islamist radicals are at war with the US and the Obama Administration has refused to recognise the "enemy", America's first-ever Hindu lawmaker Tulsi Gabbard has said.

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.

India, US moving in the right direction: Tulsi Gabbard

 Noting that there were "challenges" that needed to be overcome to further strengthen ties between India and US, Congressperson Tulsi Gabbard on Saturday said both the nations have a great opportunity to work together in various sectors and "intentions and hearts" were moving in the right direction.

PM Modi's US visit showcased India's potential: Gabbard

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi's historic US visit, America has recognised the great potential India holds for ties between both the nations, US Congress member Tulsi Gabbard said here on Saturday.

US not in a position to police every evil: Gabbard

US Congress member Tulsi Gabbard here said America is not in a position to police every evil across the globe with its limited resources.

Tulsi Gabbard takes part in Clean India campaign at Delhi school

 Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu American in the US Congress, on Thursday made an impromptu stop at a government school here and joined the children in cleaning up the school.

US Congress member Tulsi Gabbard calls on Home Minister

US Congress member Tulsi Gabbard on Thursday called on Home Minister Rajnath Singh here and discussed various issues, including terrorism.

Man sentenced for threatening Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard

A man was on Tuesday sentenced to 33 months in prison in the US for making a series of threats to Tulsi Gabbard, the first-ever Hindu-American Congresswoman.