WASHINGTON, D.C - Indian-American Democratic Congressman Ro Khanna has been appointed to several key Congressional committees, reflecting his growing stature within his party and the Congress. In the current 116th Congress, Mr Khanna has joined three influential committees -- Oversight and Reform, Armed Services and Budget. The 42-year-old Congressman, who represents Silicon Valley, has also joined the House Armed Services subcommittees on Intelligence and Emerging Threats,
NEW YORK - Kamala Harris, a Senator of Indian descent, announced on Monday that she is running for President in the 2020 elections branding herself a "fighter" for the American people. As the daughter of an Indian mother and an African-Jamaican father, she claims both heritages and chose to declare her candidacy on the day that is observed as Martin Luther King Day, honouring the slain African-American civil rights leader who was inspired by Mahatma Gandhi's message of 'satyagraha'.
NEW YORK - Indian-American business leader Indra Nooyi, who headed the multinational PepsiCo, is under consideration for heading the World Bank, according to multiple media reports. If she is nominated by US President Donald Trump to be the Bank's president, she will succeed Jim Yong Kim, a Korean immigrant who unexpectedly announced at the beginning of the year that he is quitting. By tradition, the US president names the head of the global financial institution and the nomination is rubber-stamped...
WASHINGTON - Indian American Congressman Ro Khanna has asked President Donald Trump to end the ongoing government shutdown and denounced hiss plans to declare a national emergency to build a border wall. As the partial government shutdown entered 19th day on Wednesday, making it the second-longest in the US history, the California Democrat, in a series of tweets, talked about the implications of the shutdown and how it is affecting Americans, reports The American Bazaar.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) on Dec 18 named Rohini Kosoglu, as her next chief of staff, as longtime aide Nathan Barankin departs. Kosoglu previously served as Harris’ deputy chief of staff, and has worked in the U.S. Senate for more than a decade advancing legislation and enacting policy in particular around health care and families.
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump's administration has barred American aid groups from travelling to North Korea as it pressures Pyongyang to dismantle the countrys nuclear weapons programme. Sanctions imposed by the UN last year have already forced aid groups to severely limit some activities, such as shipping farming equipment into the country, The New York Times reported on Wednesday.
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DIAMOND BAR,CA-Los Angeles county Sheriff, Jim McDonell who is seeking re-election attended a fundraiser held by the Sikh community at Diamond Palace restaurant,here. McDonell has been chief for 4 years. Under him crime rate in Los Angeles has significantly dropped. McDonell, in his speech, invited the community,
WASHINGTON,D.C.- An amendment sponsored by Rep. Ami Bera to help more students pursue a college degree without going into crippling debt has passed the House of Representatives. It was included in a bipartisan bill to improve and tailor financial aid counseling. The amendment was simple. It makes sure students who take out loans are given information about all their income-based repayment options and...
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump on Sunday said that crossing the US border illegally has consequences whether accompanied by children or not, and urged Congress to change the current migratory law, which he referred to as the world's "dumbest and worst". "Please understand, there are consequences when people cross our Border illegally -- whether they have children or not --
HELSINKI - US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin started their first bilateral meeting here on Monday and they are expected to discuss a wide range of issues. Putin told the media that the two leaders had kept in regular touch over telephone and in meetings in multilateral scenarios and it was time to have an in-depth discussion of bilateral ties and urgent international affairs, reports Xinhua news agency.