17 US states sue to block Obama's order on immigration

A coalition of 17 US states led by Texas have filed a federal lawsuit aiming to block implementation of President Barack Obama`s executive order shielding some five million undocumented immigrants from deportation.

Will focus on building ties with India: Nikki Haley

Indian-origin Governor of the US state of South Carolina, Nikki Haley Thursday said she is very optimistic about India and will focus on building ties between the two countries.

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley prays at Golden Temple in Amritsar

Nikki Haley, the first Indian-American governor of a state in the US, on Saturday prayed at the Harmandir Sahib, popularly known as Golden Temple, the holiest of all Sikh shrines.

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley seeks strong business ties with India

 South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley Friday sought building of business ties between her state and Indian companies.

Nikki Haley, Kamala Harris win; Neel Kashkari goes down

 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.

First black senator elected in US South since Civil War era

Voters in South Carolina elected the first African-American to the US Senate from the South since the years immediately following the Civil War.

Sexist slur against Nikki Haley; media calls it only a ''gaffe''

Reflecting the falling standard of US politics, the Democratic opponent of South Carolina`s Indian-origin Governor Nikki Haley called her a "whore", but more shockingly the mainstream US media largely ignored the story.

Nikki Haley takes 20-point lead over rival in survey polls

Nikki Haley, the incumbent Indian-American governor of South Carolina has taken an impressive 20-point lead over her nearest rival for the gubernatorial polls due in November, according to latest polling data.

Nikki Haley meets Modi, discusses economic development

Indian American Governor of South Carolina Nikki Haley has met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed issues related to economic development of her state in sectors including automotive, IT and aerospace.

3 dead in US shooting rampage; gunman kills self

South Carolina authorities say a gunman killed two security guards and his stepfather and wounded a police officer before fatally shooting himself in the head.

Nikki Haley faces new challenge from retd judge in re-election bid

Indian-American South Carolina governor Nikki Haley is facing fresh challenge in her re-election bid with a retired judge joining the race for governorship as an independent.

US: 5-year-old boy shoots, kills 7-year-old girl

In yet another shooting incident in the US involving children, a five-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed a seven-year-old girl while playing at a birthday party.

Cepelova shocks Serena at Family Circle

Top-ranked Serena Williams suffered a shock 6-4 6-4 loss to Slovakia`s world number 78 Jana Cepelova in the second round of the Family Circle Cup on Tuesday.

Nikki Haley calls US military cuts a `slap in the face`

South Carolina`s Indian American governor Nikki Haley has blasted the Obama administration`s plan to make cuts to the reserve military force while reducing the size of the army to its pre-World War II size.

Small earthquake shakes two US states

A small earthquake has hit in South Carolina, startling residents and shaking homes both in South Carolina and across the border in Georgia.

Washington paralysed as massive winter storm hits America

Life in the American capital was virtually paralysed Thursday as a massive winter storm moving north walloped the Washington region.

6 people dead in apparent domestic dispute in US

Authorities say an apparent domestic dispute in a South Carolina home has left six people dead.

Winning $400 mn lottery ticket sold in US

A winning ticket for the current $400 million Powerball jackpot was sold in the US state of South Carolina, the Multi-State Lottery Association said.

Nikki Haley locks herself out in her robe

South Carolina`s Indian American Governor Nikki Haley created a bit of spicy news as she locked herself out of the governor`s mansion in her robe and in a display of transparency posted it on Facebook.

Nikki Haley set to kick off re-election campaign

South Carolina`s Indian-American Governor Nikki Haley is all set to kick off her re-election campaign with the help of some of the biggest names in the Republican Party, including fellow Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal.