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World  /  Published 06.11.20

Indians star in state-level election

Candidates Rikin Mehta and Sara Gideon lost their Senate race from New Jersey and Maine respectively, according to projections. Born to an Indian father and an Armenian mother, Gideon, the current Sp...
By PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 05.11.20

Democrats battle for Senate control

Democrats were on track early Wednesday to maintain a firm grip on the House, but their path to seizing the Senate majority from Republicans was rapidly narrowing as the two parties continued to fight...
By Nicholas Fandos, Carl Hulse, Catie Edmondson in New York

India  /  Published 19.08.20

FB: diaspora seeks probe

Over a dozen diaspora organisations in the US on Monday urged the House of Representatives to launch a congressional probe into the functioning of Facebook, particularly the social networking site&rsq...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 11.07.19

US House removes Green Card country cap

The US House of Representatives has passed by an overwheming majority a legislation to remove the seven per cent country cap on Green Card applicants, a development which could end the agonising wait ...
By PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 11.07.19

US takes first step in raising green card cap

US lawmakers on Wednesday passed a bill aimed at lifting the current 7 per cent country-cap on green cards, a development which would benefit thousands of highly-skilled Indian IT professionals.The ne...
By PTI in Washington, D.C.

World  /  Published 06.11.18

'Everything is at stake': America goes to vote

After a divisive campaign marked by fierce clashes over race, immigration and other cultural issues, Americans began casting votes early on Tuesday to determine the balance of power in the US Congress...
By Reuters in Washington

India  /  Published 09.07.19

US bill could increase green card cap on family based visas

US lawmakers will vote on Tuesday on lifting the seven per cent country-cap on issuing the Green Card, a move that could benefit thousands of highly-skilled Indian IT professionals in the queue for de...
By PTI in Washington, D.C.

World  /  Published 17.07.19

House condemns Trump’s racist language

The House voted on Tuesday to condemn as racist President Trump’s attacks against four congresswomen of colour, but only after the debate over the President’s language devolved into a bitterly par...
By New York Times News Service in Washington


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