Asserting that he didn't believe in hyphenated identities, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has said that his parents came to the US from India four decades ago to become Americans and not Indian-Americans.
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.
Indian-Americans had a mixed outing in the US mid-term elections with Republican Nikki Haley and Democrat Kamala Harris re-elected as South Carolina`s governor and California`s attorney general respectively.
Scores of Indian-Americans, some even driving a few hundred miles, gathered on the banks of the historic Potomac river in the suburb of the US capital here and celebrated the ancient Hindu festival of Chhath.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rock star like reception by a rapturous Indian-American community at Madison Square Garden made quite a splash in the US media too ahead of his summit Monday with President Barack Obama.
Indian-Americans from across the nation gave a "rock star" treatment to Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the prestigious Madison Square Garden in the Big Apple, where nearly 20,000 strong gathering of Indian Diaspora welcomed the Indian leader.
When US President Harry Truman signed into law the Luce-Celler Act of 1946, giving to Indian Americans the right to immigrate and naturalize, he might have had some faith in the Indian DNA, but little did he imagine that decades later, this ethnic group would evolve into one of the most diverse,
Like other Americans, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) including Indian-Americans were hit hard by the Great Recession, but they fared better than any other racial group, according to a new report.
US lawmakers and Indian-Americans have congratulated Narendra Modi for leading the BJP to a historic win, hoping that his elevation to the prime minister`s post would further strengthen bilateral ties.
Running for California Governor election with the promise of creating jobs and providing good education, Neel Tushar Keshkari feels it is time that Indian Americans, who have made their presence felt in almost every sphere, should be more active politically as well.