Tag - Bob Menendez

Menendez tried to influence Gurbir Grewal: Report


New Jersey: Indicted U.S. Senator Bob Menendez is speculated to have contacted New Jersey’s former Indian American Attorney General Gurbir Grewal in an attempt to influence the prosecution of a businessman. Grewal is mentioned as “Official-2” in the indictment of Menendez, the New Jersey Globe claimed, suggesting that Grewal likely would be a government witness...

Morbi bridge collapse: Prominent US officials mourn loss of lives


President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday led the country in mourning the victims of the devastating bridge collapse in Gujarat. “Today, our hearts are with India. Jill and I send our deepest condolences to the families who lost loved ones during the bridge collapse and join the people of Gujarat in mourning...

US Democrats’ bid to bring immigration reforms blocked in Senate


Washington, DC: In a major setback for the ruling Democrats, the US Senate Parliamentarian has ruled that immigration reforms proposed by them to grant legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants cannot be attached to a $ 3.5 trillion social and environmental bill. The Democrats hoped the immigration changes would cover Dreamers brought to the US...

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer expresses solidarity with India


Washington, DC: Indian Ambassador to the United States, Taranjit Singh Sandhu on Sunday called on US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to discuss the strategic partnership between the two countries, especially in the Quad, COVID-19 vaccines and healthcare. The US Senate Majority leader Chuck Schumer expressed concern over the sudden spike in Covid-19 cases in India and...

US lawmakers send Diwali greetings to Indian community

Post Date: November 19, 2020

Washington: Many governors, Senators and elected officials  in the US greeted Indian Americans on the occasion of Diwali, with many of them joining their constituents in celebrating the festival. Light will always overcome darkness, tweeted Gavin Newsom, Governor of California, home to the largest Indian-American population in the US. “Today, we celebrate the power of hope...

US lawmakers send Diwali greetings to Indian-American community


Dozens of elected representatives in the US greeted Indian Americans on the occasion of Diwali, with many of them joining their constituents in celebrating the festival of lights. Light will always overcome darkness, tweeted Gavin Newsom, Governor of California, home to the largest Indian-American population in the US. “Today, we celebrate the power of hope...