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Trump pleads not guilty to charges of election conspiracy


Former US President Donald Trump on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to criminal charges accusing him of conspiring to overturn the 2020 US Presidential election results and defraud American citizens, news agency AFP reported. Judge Moxila Upadhyaya read the four criminal counts and the potential maximum jail sentences Trump could be facing in the 45-page indictment brought forth by special counsel Jack...

In a first, Hindu American Summit to be held at US Capitol


Washington, DC: A group of eminent Indian-Americans from across the country have come together to host the first-ever Hindu-American Summit for Political Engagement at the US Capitol, which organizers said along with others would be addressed by House Speaker Kevin McCarthy. Being organized by the recently formed Americans4Hindus political Action committee in association with over 20 other diaspora bodies, the...

U.S. is key partner in India’s growth journey, says PM Modi


New Delhi: The United States will be a key partner in India’s growth journey over the coming 25 years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Wednesday, as he expressed hope that the celebration of 75 years of India’s Independence at the US Capitol would become an important milestone in friendship between the two nations. “The word...

Fox bites Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera at Capitol Hill


Washington, DC: Capitol Hill has a fox problem. And that's not the lead-in to a joke. Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera, D-California, learned firsthand Monday evening while walking to the Capitol for votes. Now he's undergoing a series of four rabies shots out of an abundance of caution. Bera said he felt something lunge at him from...

Over dozen eminent Indian American women felicitated at US Capitol


Washington, DC: Over a dozen eminent Indian-American women from various parts of the country were felicitated at the US Capitol for their remarkable accomplishment.  Congressman Danny K Davis presented the awards to these eminent women at the 10th Annual Congressional International Women’s Day Gala organized jointly by American Multiethnic Coalition and Multiethnic Advisory Task Force...

Indian American lawmakers condemn storming of US Capitol


All four Indian-American Democratic lawmakers -- Dr Ami Bera, Pramila Jayapal, Ro Khanna and Raja Krishnamoorthi -- expressed disgust after they were forced to take shelter at safe places as thousands of angry supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the US Capitol. Lawmakers were evacuated to secure locations after protesters breached security and entered the...