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IN PRIMARIES, TWO PIOS MAKE THE CUT IN CALIFORNIA

WASHINGTON (TIP): Two Indian- American political rookies in California chalked up modest victories in nationwide primary elections on Tuesday for a long-shot challenge at established veterans in mid-term polls slated for November. In one of […]

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Reps. Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Ami Bera (D-Calif.) commend elections in India

NEW YORK (TIP): Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY)who has represented New York City Congressional districts since 1999 and Rep.Ami Bera (D-Calif.) who has represented California‘s 7th Congressional District since 2013, have commended elections in India. “At […]

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Physician Shortage Estimated to be over 130,000 by 2015

AAPI to advocate for more Residency slots during Legislative Day on Capitol Hill CHICAGO (TIP):With the beginning of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), health insurance coverage is expected to expand to an […]

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Vince Chhabria to be the first Indian-American judge in California

WASHINGTON (TIP): Indian- American attorney Vince Chhabria, who has represented San Francisco in defense of its health insurance law, adoption rights of same-sex couples and other major cases, has won Senate confirmation for a federal […]

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Indians a rising force in California politics

SACRAMENTO (TIP): When Neel Kashkari announced he was running for governor, he became the latest Californian of Indian descent to step onto the political stage, the most recent example of a rising trend in one […]

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Congress celebrates Diwali with lighting of Diyas

WASHINGTON (TIP): The US Congress on Tuesday, October 29, celebrated Diwali for the first time in its long history by lighting the traditional ‘diyas” and chanting of mantras by a Hindu priest with 25-odd lawmakers […]

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US Congress set to celebrate Diwali

WASHINGTON (TIP): Thanks to the initiative of bipartisan Congressional Caucus on India and Indian- Americans, US lawmakers are set to have their first-ever Diwali reception to celebrate the Indian festival of lights. An invitation to […]

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Petitions Supporting A Commemorative Diwali Stamp Presented To Deputy Postmaster General

WASHINGTON, DC (TIP): Reps. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Ami Bera (D-CA), Grace Meng (D-NY) and representatives of the Indian- American community today presented Ron Stroman, Deputy Postmaster General, with petitions signed by thousands of supporters […]

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Congresswoman Maloney Seeks A Diwali Stamp: CG Calls For Community Support

NEW YORK (TIP): Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney spoke before the Consul General of India, in New York, July 8 to urge members and leaders in the Indian American communities to continue supporting an effort to get […]

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Indian Americans host Reception in Honor of Congressional leaders in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON D.C.(TIP): The American India Public Affairs Committee (AIPACom) organized a reception in honor of Congressional leaders in Washington, D.C. on June 27th. Congressman Ed Royce, Chairman, Foreign Affairs Committee; Joe Crowley, Chair, India Caucus; […]

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If Pakistan Cannot Try 26/11 Culprits, Turn Them Over To International Criminal Court: ED ROYCE

WASHINGTON (TIP): Disappointed over Pakistan’s slow pace of trial in Mumbai terror attack case, a top US lawmaker has demanded that the seven suspects, including LeT operational commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, be handed over to […]

Indian Americans

Lawmakers demand honor for first Indian- American Congressman, Dalip Singh Saund

WASHINGTON (TIP): A group of 14 lawmakers has requested the State of California to induct Dalip Singh Saund, the first Indian to be elected to Congress, into the California Hall of Fame. The group led […]

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21 lawmakers back Chandigarh-born Srikanth ‘Sri’ Srinivasan as top US judge

WASHINGTON (TIP): A many as 21 lawmakers have lent their support to the Chandigarh-born Indian-American legal luminary Srikanth ‘Sri’ Srinivasan to a top US court, ahead of an expected Senate vote on the nomination. Srinivasan, […]

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Ami Bera Joins Sikh Congressional Caucus

WASHINGTON (TIP): The newly formed American Sikh Congressional Caucus, which is under a cloud over alleged backing from some pro- Khalistan elements, got a shot in the arm as Ami Bera, the only Indian American […]

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Indian-American Sri Srinivasan, Kamala Harris headed for US apex court

WASHINGTON (TIP): The hearing for Sri Srinivasan’s confirmation as federal judge, the first ever Indian- American to serve the post, began Wednesday, April 10. However, he is quipped to move up to the US supreme […]

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Indian-American Lawmaker Welcomes Obama Plan

WASHINGTON (TIP): Ami Bera, the only Indian-American member of the US Congress, has welcomedPresident Barack Obama‘s plan “to restore an economythat works for middle class families by investing ininfrastructure, innovation, and education.””America is at its […]

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U.S. Reps. Maloney And Meng, Leaders Of South Asian Communities Rally Support

NEW YORK, NY (TIP): CongresswomanCarolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan andQueens) joined Congresswoman GraceMeng (D-Queens) and South Asiancommunity leaders led by Ranju Batra,President of the Association of Indians in America-NY to rally grass-roots supportto press the Citizens Stamp […]

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Indian-Americans’ Interest In Lobbying For Indo-Us Ties On The Wane

NEW YORK (TIP): A sharp drop inmembership to the Congressional Caucuson India is sadly indicative of the waninginterest of the Indian-Americancommunity to lobby for closer bilateralties between India and the US.The Congressional Caucus on India […]

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Reps. Maloney, Meng & South Asian Leaders Hold Press Conference Announcing Reintroduced Diwali Stamp Resolution

NEW YORK, NY (TIP): U.S.Congresswomen Carolyn Maloneyand Grace Meng will be joined byRanju Batra, President of theAssociation of Indians in America-NY February 2 at a press conferenceannouncing the introduction of aHouse Resolution calling for theissue […]

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2 Indian-Americans Sworn in as Members of US House of Representatives

WASHINGTON (TIP): Indian- Americans Ami Bera and Tulsi Gabbard were sworn in as members of the US House of Representatives January 4, much to the delight of the small but powerful community in the country. […]

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Guru Nanak Birth Anniversary Celebrated In White House

WASHINGTON (TIP) : Members of the American Sikh community from across the country turned up in large numbers as the White House celebrated the 544th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the first Guru of […]

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Dr Ami Bera Comes to Washington; Third Indian-American Elected to Congress

WASHINGTON (TIP): An Indian- American physician from California has become only the third person of Indianorigin to be elected to the US House of Representatives, attesting to the incremental progress the thriving community is making […]

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Indian-Americans Elected To House Of Representatives

WASHINGTON (TIP): Dr Ami Bera becomes the third Indian-American ever to be elected to the US House of Representatives, after Dalip Singh Saund, elected in 1950’s and Governor of Louisiana Bobby Jindal who was a […]

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With Clinton’s backing, PIO tipped to win Congress seat

WASHINGTON (TIP): Having bagged the endorsement of former United States president Bill Clinton, Indian American Democratic Congressional candidate from California, Ami Bera appears to have moved closer to victory. The independent Center for Politics at […]