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Indian-American man behind US President Joe Biden's speeches; meet Vinay Reddy with Telangana roots

Vinay Reddy Cholleti, an Indian-American from Telangana, wrote the speech that outlined Joe Biden's goals for his administration, focusing on healing from the current state of division in national politics. Reddy grew up in Dayton, Ohio, and is a product of Ohio public schools from kindergarten to Miami University to The Ohio State University College of Law.

Jan 21, 2021, 20:13 PM IST

Indian-American among 3 economists awarded Nobel Prize in Economics

The 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics has been awarded to three individuals, one of them an Indian - Abhijit Banerjee - for their "experimental approach to alleviating global poverty." Watch this video to know more.

Oct 14, 2019, 16:12 PM IST

3 Indian-Americans convicted in multi-million dollar money-laundering scheme

The money, in heat sealed packs, uneven rubber-banded money stacks or loose US currency, arrived in plastic bags, cloth bags, suitcases, backpacks and even cereal boxes.

Feb 13, 2019, 13:48 PM IST

Donald Trump nominates Indian-American to federal judgeship

US President nominated Diane Gujarati, a prosecutor of Indian descent, to a federal judgeship on Thursday.

May 11, 2018, 01:01 AM IST

Death threats have been made against me, family: Indian-American Ravinder Bhalla

Indian-American Ravinder Bhalla, who became the first Sikh mayor of New Jersey's Hoboken city, has publicly acknowledged that death threats were made against him and his family recently.

Feb 18, 2018, 14:30 PM IST

Indian-American seeks re-election to city council in Texas

  Indian-American Himesh Gandhi has filed for re-election to a city council in the US state of Texas.

Feb 18, 2018, 09:24 AM IST

Indian-American killed, another injured in shooting at US stores

An Indian-American was killed and another critically injured when a man opened fire in two convenience stores in the US state of Georgia.

Feb 09, 2018, 10:56 AM IST

Immigrants are 'future of America', says Frank Islam

Washington, Dec 2 (PTI) An eminent Indian-American philanthropist has described immigrants as "the future of the United States", which he said, is a nation of inclusion, openness, opportunity, democracy and freedom.

Dec 02, 2017, 09:39 AM IST

Indian-Americans in Texas help thousands with food, medical aid

Approximately 150,000 Indian-Americans and Indians live in the greater Houston Area, according to Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of greater Houston Executive Director, Jagdip Ahluwalia, who is a long-time Houstonian.

Sep 01, 2017, 16:14 PM IST

Indian-American helps with life-saving medication during hurricane harvey

Harish Katharani, founder and CEO of Southside Group of Companies, explained Impavido - only oral treatment drug used for critically ill patients with Leishmaniasis - costs about USD 49,000 and hence is not readily stocked by pharmacies.

Aug 29, 2017, 11:02 AM IST

Indian-American held for shooting ex-wife, killing her husband

The shooting was reported around 9 p.m. on Wednesday at a home in Mayhill Ridge Lane during an argument between Ghose and the two residents, ABC-owned television station KTRK reported.

Jun 30, 2017, 17:39 PM IST

Indian-American Seema Verma shares podium with Donald Trump

Indian-American Seema Verma, the key architectect of the US' new healthcare bill, shared the podium with President Donald Trump who hailed her contribution in convincing several lawmakers on the need to repeal and replace Obamacare.

May 05, 2017, 14:53 PM IST

Trump nominates Indian-American as his 'IP czar'

President Donald Trump has tapped Indian-American Vishal Amin as his new 'IP czar' to coordinate US law-enforcement strategy around copyright, patents and trademarks.

Apr 08, 2017, 10:44 AM IST

Donald Trump nominates Indian-American to top judicial post

Amul Thapar, an Indian-American legal luminary, has been nominated by US President Donald Trump to a key judicial position on the powerful US court of appeals.

Mar 21, 2017, 12:53 PM IST

Seema Verma confirmed by Senate for top health post in Trump administration

Seema Verma has been confirmed by the US Senate for a top health care position in the Trump administration, becoming the second Indian-American in the new government to be approved by the upper chamber of the US Congress.

Mar 14, 2017, 23:34 PM IST

Indian-American gets 9-year jail for multi-million fraud

An Indian-American man has been sentenced to nine years in federal prison for a multi-million dollar fraud scheme.

Mar 03, 2017, 17:09 PM IST

Donald Trump appoints Indian-American Raj Shah to key White House post as Deputy Assistant

US President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday appointed young Indian-American Raj Shah, who played a leading role in the Republican party's anti-Clinton campaign during polls, to a key White House position.

Jan 05, 2017, 09:17 AM IST

Donald Trump picks South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley to be US ambassador to UN: Report

Donald Trump has picked South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley to be the US ambassador to the United Nations

Nov 23, 2016, 17:40 PM IST

Indian-American Kamala Harris creates history, wins US Senate seat

California's Attorney General Kamala Harris on Wednesday scripted history as she won the US Senate seat from the state, becoming the first Indian-American to reach the feat.

Nov 09, 2016, 10:25 AM IST

Indian-American women making mark in 2016 general elections

Indian-American women politicians are making a mark in this year's general elections in the US with Democrat Kamala Harris all set to be elected as the first Senator from the community.

Nov 08, 2016, 12:54 PM IST