Kamala Harris

Protestor grabs Indian-origin US presidential candidate's Kamala Harris' microphone on stage

While taking the microphone, the protester, identified as 24-year-old animal rights activist Aidan Cook, said he wanted Harris' attention for a "much bigger idea" than the gender gap she had been speaking about.

Jun 02, 2019, 16:27 PM IST

Indian-origin senator Kamala Harris launches 2020 presidential bid, says US democracy under threat

Harris launched her 2020 presidential bid in her hometown of Oakland, California.

Jan 28, 2019, 08:45 AM IST

CNN anchor apologises for Kamala Harris tweet

On Monday, Kamala Harris announced that she will seek the Democratic nomination for President in 2020.

Jan 25, 2019, 16:34 PM IST

Kamala Harris raises USD 1.5 million in first 24 hours

Harris also raised more than USD 110,000 from merchandise, which includes a tote bag, a T-shirt featuring her "Kamala Harris for the people" slogan and a hat.

Jan 23, 2019, 13:20 PM IST

Kamala Harris, first black woman in US Senate, jumps into 2020 White House race

The Republican National Committee criticized Harris as "the least vetted" of the Democratic candidates, calling her unqualified and out of touch.

Jan 22, 2019, 09:31 AM IST

Indian-American senator Kamala Harris tops global thinkers list

Indian-American California senator Kamala Harris has topped the prestigious Foreign Policy magazine's 2017 list of '50 Leading Global Thinkers' which also features US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley.

Dec 05, 2017, 14:25 PM IST

Indian-American California Senator tops global thinkers' list

Indian-American California Senator Kamala Harris has topped the prestigious Foreign Policy magazine's 50 Leading Global Thinkers' list which also features two others from the community

Dec 04, 2017, 22:55 PM IST

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.

Jan 04, 2017, 13:09 PM IST

Indian-Americans celebrate their impressive victory

That number is expected to increase to five if Democratic Congressman Ami Bera is declared elected for a third consecutive term after a recounting of votes. 

Nov 10, 2016, 14:43 PM IST

US envoy congratulates Kamala Harris

Harris, 52, who traces her family roots to Chennai, is a lawyer by profession and was twice elected Attorney General in 2010 and 2014.

Nov 09, 2016, 19:02 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

Kamala Harris set to become 1st Indian-American US Senator

Harris, 51, has already got the backing of US President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden to be the state's next Senator.

Nov 05, 2016, 18:30 PM IST

Obama, Biden endorse Kamala Harris for US Senate

US President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday backed California's Indian- American Attorney General Kamala Harris to be the state's next Senator, brightening her chances to become the first from the community to ever be a member of the Upper House.

Jul 19, 2016, 23:09 PM IST

Aide of Indian-American Kamala Harris arrested

 Three people including an aide of Indian-American Attorney General of California Kamala Harris have been arrested on charges of running a rogue police force.

May 07, 2015, 05:56 AM IST

Ami Bera backs Kamala Harris for US senate run

California`s Indian-American Attorney General Kamala Harris, a "good friend" of President Barack Obama, has won the support of the lone Indian-American House member Ami Bera in her run for the Senate.

Feb 05, 2015, 14:32 PM IST

Kamala Harris wins major endorsement for the Senate bid

Indian-American California Attorney General Kamala Harris has won a major endorsement for her Senate bid from top Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren.

Jan 15, 2015, 10:01 AM IST

Indian-American Kamala Harris to run for US senate

California`s Indian-American Attorney General Kamala Harris, a "good friend" of President Barack Obama, has thrown her hat into the ring for the 2016 race to replace fellow Democrat veteran Barbara Boxer in the US Senate.

Jan 14, 2015, 11:50 AM IST

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.

Nov 05, 2014, 19:19 PM IST

Kamala Harris seeks re-election as California attorney general

California`s Indian-American Attorney General Kamala Harris, the first woman as well as the first African American and South Asian to hold the job, has filed her papers for re-election.

Feb 18, 2014, 15:57 PM IST

Barack Obama apologises to Kamala Harris for his `sexist` remark

After causing a stir for his comments on California Attorney General Kamala Harris calling her "the best-looking attorney general", US President Barack Obama has apologised to her.

Apr 06, 2013, 08:59 AM IST