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Indian-American scientist and author Dr Shri Thanedar elected to Michigan state legislature

INDIAN-AMERICAN award-winning entrepreneur and a best-selling author Dr Shri Thanedar who ran for Governor two years ago, has been elected to the House of Representatives in Michigan. He won from the third district of Michigan with 93 per cent of the total votes. Thanedar, 65, raised a record-breaking $438,620, primarily from his own wealth, in […]

Biden edges ahead in US election, Trump claims ‘he was being cheated’

THE knife-edge US presidential race tilted toward Democrat Joe Biden early Thursday(5), with wins in Michigan and Wisconsin bringing him close to a majority, but president Donald Trump claimed he was being cheated and went to court to try and stop vote counting. Tallying of votes continued through a second night in the remaining battleground […]

US presidency hangs in the balance

THE excruciatingly close US presidential election hung in the balance on Wednesday(4), with a handful of closely contested states set to decide the outcome in the coming hours or days, even as president Donald Trump falsely claimed victory and made unsubstantiated allegations of electoral fraud. Democratic challenger Joe Biden opened up narrow leads in Wisconsin […]

Kamala Harris inspires women leaders in her ancestral Indian village

More than 8,000 miles (12,870 kms) from Washington, Indian women have been rooting for the “America lady” in the village of US vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris’s grandfather. As locals in Thulasendrapuram’s temple held special prayers for a Democratic win in the Nov. 3 election, 34-year-old M. Umadevi – who was elected to the village […]

Niraj Antani creates history by becoming Ohio’s first Indian-American state Senator

NIRAJ ANTANI on Tuesday (3) created history by becoming the first Indian-American to be elected to the Ohio state Senate. Republican Antani,29, currently the state representative, defeated Mark Fogel of the Democratic Party and was elected as the state Senator for the Ohio Senate’s 6th District, which encompasses most of Montgomery County. “I am so grateful […]

Four Indian-American lawmakers re-elected to the US House of Representatives

ALL the four Indian-American Democratic lawmakers-Dr Ami Bera, Pramila Jayapal, Ro Khanna and Raja Krishnamoorthi-were re-elected to the US House of Representatives. According to reports, the Indian-American community has emerged as a force to reckon with for the first time in the history of the US presidential election. Both the Democrat and the Republican campaigns […]

Trump, Biden predict victory in knife-edge US election

DEMOCRAT Joe Biden claimed Wednesday(4) said he was winning America’s knife-edge election, but president Donald Trump shot right back by predicting his own victory and accusing his opponent of trying to “steal” the vote. Appearing before supporters in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware, after midnight, Biden said “we believe we’re on track to win this […]

Prayers for Kamala Harris at ancestral Indian village

Villagers from the southern Indian ancestral home of US vice-president hopeful Kamala Harris prayed on Tuesday (3) for her victory in an election on the other side of the globe as polls opened. Harris, 56, was born in California, but was often taken to India by her mother — breast cancer specialist Shyamala Gopalan — […]

US presidential elections headed for a tight finish Polls

The US presidential race is headed for a tight finish with the margin between US president Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden shrinking, particularly in key battle ground states, latest opinion polls indicated on Monday on the eve of the elections. Biden, 77, was leading Trump, 74, in the key battle ground States […]

‘You are no longer my mother’: A divided America will struggle to heal after Trump era

When lifelong Democrat Mayra Gomez told her 21-year-old son five months ago that she was voting for Donald Trump in Tuesday’s presidential election, he cut her out of his life. “He specifically told me, ‘You are no longer my mother, because you are voting for Trump’,” Gomez, 41, a personal care worker in Milwaukee, told […]

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