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First South Asian American woman chairs US House

WASHINGTON (TIP): Pramila Jayapal, a Democrat from Washington DC, has become the first South Asian American woman to preside over the US House of Representatives. Jayapal, who was first elected to the Congress in 2016, […]

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Fire White Supremacists from the White House for Charlottesville incident, demands Jayapal

WASHINGTON (TIP): In the aftermath of the white supremacist “Unite the Right” rally and the domestic terrorist attack in Charlottesville, Virginia, Indian American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal – joined by 31 members of Congress – introduced […]

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Indian American Congresswoman Jayapal, Congressman Cicilline Introduce Resolution of Inquiry for Release of Documents Pertaining to Possible Obstruction of Justice

WASHINGTON (TIP): After the Department of Justice released a heavily redacted, single-page document confirming that Attorney General Jeff Sessions lied to the FBI about his contacts with the Russian government, House Judiciary Committee members, Representatives […]


Indian American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal Terms Trump’s Budget as ‘Cruel’

WASHINGTON (TIP): Indian American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, Vice Ranking member of the House Budget Committee, lashed out at Trump administration‘s latest budget proposal by calling it ‘Cruel.’ “There is only one way to describe the Trump budget – cruel. It pulls […]

Democrats on the House Budget Committee Feb. 14 elected Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., to serve as the committee's vice ranking member
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Pramila Jayapal Elected Vice Ranking Member of House Budget Committee

WASHINGTON (TIP): Last week, Kentucky Congressman John Yarmuth, Ranking Member of the House Budget Committee, announced that Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) will serve as the committee’s Vice Ranking Member. “I’m pleased to congratulate our new […]

Dr. Zafar Iqbal describes here the immense talent of Indian Americans who have made their mark in different fields and have made significant achievements which make them outstanding and an embellishment to the US; at the same time, doing India proud.

Indians in the United States of America: Significant Achievers

India gained independence from British raj on August 15,1947 and adapted a constitution becoming a Republic on 26th January 1950. On this occasion of 68th Republic Day, we can very proudly say that Indians have […]

Congressman Ami Bera expressed his unhappiness with RHC when he said, "The actions of the Republican Hindu Coalition (RHC) on Wednesday do not reflect the breadth and diversity of the Indian-American community, or our diaspora".
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Indian-American lawmakers slam RHC

Indian-American lawmakers have slammed the US-based Republican Hindu Coalition for supporting President Donald Trump‘s executive order on immigration, which they alleged takes the country backwards “towards dark times”. “As the most senior Indian-American member of […]

U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Seattle, photographed last September, is helping lead a charge from fellow congressional Democrats condemning President Trump's controversial immigration executive orders.
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Indian American leaders Condemn Trump’s “Extreme Vetting” Executive Order

WASHINGTON (TIP): On February 1, the Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) Victory Fund held a press conference with Members of Congress and Indian American leaders at the National Press Club to condemn the Trump […]

Indian American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal will not attend the inauguration of US President-elect Donald Trump on January 20.
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Indian American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal won’t attend Donald Trump’s Inauguration

Ms Jayapal said in a statement on Sunday, January15, that she will remain in her Seattle district to “be with constituents who are immigrants and immigrant advocates to hear their stories and concerns, and discuss […]

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Indiaspora Gala to celebrate ‘Fab Five’ Indian-Americans

WASHINGTON (TIP): USIBC and Indiaspora will host a Leadership Conference and Gala January 3 at Washington, DC to celebrate the “Fab Five” Indian-Americans who were recently elected / re-elected to the US House and Senate, […]

Joe Biden identified globalization as among one of the key reasons for the Democratic party defeat.
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Ban on Immigrants to end Incredible US Experience: Joe Biden

WASHINGTON (TIP): Describing the contribution of the Indian-American community as breathtaking, outgoing Vice President Joe Biden has warned that any effort to stop the flow of immigrants to the US would end the incredible American […]

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Indian-Americans show their mettle: 5 make it to the Congress

WASHINGTON (TIP): Indian-Americans created history in US Congressional politics with one of them becoming the first to be elected to the Senate and four others winning seats in the House of Representatives. While Kamala Harris […]

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US ELECTIONS: Spotlight on Indian-Americans

“The Indian-Americans have been moving the pieces, both in the States and at the Federal level, which each successive government in Delhi has learnt to leverage to its benefit. The Presidential race receives the greatest […]

Pramila Jayapal, Kamala Harris, and Lathika Mary Thomas
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3 Indian-American Women In Race To Make History In November Polls

WASHINGTON: As Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton targets to break the “highest glass ceiling” in the US, three Indian-Americans figure in a list of 19 women who could make history if elected to the US […]

Pramila Jayapal has swept an open Congressional primary in Washington State with 38.2 per cent of the votes and could make history as the first woman from the community to be elected to the US House of Representatives, if she wins the November general election. (Forbes image)
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Indian American State Senator Pramila Jayapal Wins Congressional Primary in Washington

SEATTLE (TIP): Indian-American Pramila Jayapal has swept an open Congressional primary in Washington State with 38.2 per cent of the votes and could make history as the first woman from the community to be elected […]

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United States: Indian Americans on rise in local, national politics

WASHINGTON — In a stairway just off the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Ami Bera walks past a portrait nearly every day of the late Rep. Dalip Singh Saund, a Democrat from […]

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US Honours Two Indian-Americans As ‘Champions Of Change’

WASHINGTON (TIP): The US has honoured 15 Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) women, including two Indian-Americans, as “champions of change” in recognition of their significant contribution to the community. The two Indian American women […]