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Indian-American diplomat Puneet Talwar with US President Joe Biden.(File photo)

US President Joe Biden Nominates Indian-American Diplomat Puneet Talwar As Morocco Envoy

Puneet Talwar, who is currently a Senior Advisor at the State Department, has held senior national security and foreign policy positions in the State Department, the White House and the Senate.

19 March 2022

US Senators Introduce Legislation To Cease China's Access To Long-Term Visa

It will prohibit Chinese nationals from receiving the visas until the Secretary of State certifies that China has ceased its campaign of economic and industrial espionage against the US


Number Game: Donald Trump Likely To Be Acquitted In Impeachment Trial As Republicans Refuse Support

Trump is the first US president facing an impeachment trial after he left the presidency.


This US Supreme Court Judge Is Concerned About The Institution's Public Image

Justice Amy Coney Barret of the US Supreme Court was speaking at Rep Senator Mitch McConnell's McConnell Center's 30th anniversary.

13 September 2021

House Democrats Ask Trump To Testify Under Oath In Senate Impeachment Trial

The Senate impeachment trial starts Feb. 9. Trump is charged with inciting a mob of supporters that stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6.


US House Taking Forward Donald Trump Impeachment; Republicans Oppose Trial

House Democrats will carry the sole impeachment charge of 'incitement of insurrection' across the Capitol

25 January 2021

Immigration From Mexico Distracting US From Promoting $1.9 Trillion Covid-19 Relief Bill

The administration has been pressed as to why it will not allow media to see the facilities at the border.

22 March 2021

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Meet Rachel Levine, The First Transgender Doctor To Be A Part Joe Biden's Team

US President-elect appoints Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, making her the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the US Senate.

19 January 2021

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04 January 2021
Nancy Pelosi Re-Elected Speaker Of US House Of Representatives

Nancy Pelosi Re-Elected Speaker Of US House Of Representatives

Pelosi has led the House Democrats since 2003 and created history by becoming the first women speaker of the House in 2007.


02 January 2021
In A First, US Congress Overrules Trump's Veto Of Defense Bill

In A First, US Congress Overrules Trump's Veto Of Defense Bill

The bill provides a 3% pay raise for US troops, cements decisions about new weapons systems, personnel policy and other military goals.


16 December 2020
Joe Biden Picks Pete Buttigieg To Be Secretary Of Transportation

Joe Biden Picks Pete Buttigieg To Be Secretary Of Transportation

Buttigieg would make history as the first openly gay person confirmed to lead a Cabinet department in US history


10 December 2020
Indian-American Pramila Jayapal Elected As Chair Of Powerful Congressional Caucus

Indian-American Pramila Jayapal Elected As Chair Of Powerful Congressional Caucus

Jayapal was the first Indian-American woman to be elected to the US House of Representatives in 2016.


09 November 2020
US President-Elect Joe Biden Has Been A Strong Proponent Of Closer India-US Ties

US President-Elect Joe Biden Has Been A Strong Proponent Of Closer India-US Ties

Biden, as the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, wrote a letter to the then President Bush for the removal of sanctions against India.


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04 November 2020
All Four Democratic Indian-American Lawmakers Re-elected To House Of Representatives

All Four Democratic Indian-American Lawmakers Re-elected To House Of Representatives

US Election Results 2020: Four Indian-American lawmakers get elected to US Congress as the dubbed 'Samosa caucus' takes the limelight.


17 January 2019
President Trump Nominates Three Indian Americans To Key Administration Post

President Trump Nominates Three Indian Americans To Key Administration Post

So far, Trump has nominated or appointed more than three dozen Indian Americans in key positions.


07 October 2018
Protests Over Kavanaugh’s Elevation To US Supreme Court Continue Despite Confirmation

Protests Over Kavanaugh’s Elevation To US Supreme Court Continue Despite Confirmation

Protestors congregated at the Capitol Hill to protest over Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s elevation to the US Supreme Court


29 September 2018
China Defends Move To Block India's Bids At UN To List Azhar Masood As Global Terrorist

China Defends Move To Block India's Bids At UN To List Azhar Masood As Global Terrorist

Azhar is accused of several deadly terrorist attacks in India, including one on the Uri military base in Kashmir in 2016 in which 17 security personnel were...


07 September 2018
Potential 2020 Presidential Candidate Attacks Donald Trump, Wants To Invoke 25th Amendment

Potential 2020 Presidential Candidate Attacks Donald Trump, Wants To Invoke 25th Amendment

The hard-charging comments by Elizabeth Warren comes in the wake of a shocking New York Times opinion piece where an anonymous official raises deep concerns...


26 August 2018
John McCain, US Senator And Former Presidential Candidate, Dies At 81

John McCain, US Senator And Former Presidential Candidate, Dies At 81

Ex-president Barack Obama, the Democrat to whom McCain lost the presidency in the 2008 elections, said "we are all in his debt."


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