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Indian-American Lawmaker Co-chairs Problem Solvers Group

Ami Bera, the lone Indian-American Democrat member of US Congress, has become co-chair of a bipartisan group of lawmakers

Jul

25

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A Sikh American Soldier's Battle for the Turban

If the militaries in Canada, England, India and progressive nations allow Sikhs to serve in turbans and beards, then why can't the US

Jul

25

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Controversy Over Narendra Modi Visa Letter

Media in India are discussing the controversy over a letter allegedly written by 65 MPs to US President Barack Obama, asking him not to issue a visa to controversial politician Narendra Modi.

Jul

25

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Ready to Return Bharat Ratna if Vajpayee Asks, Amartya Sen Says

While BJP steered clear of the controversy, Congress waded into it with an attack saying it reflected the "fascist mentality" of BJP.

Jul

23

2013

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Detroit is Broke, Indian Cities Limping Too

An assessment of our cities following the Detroit debacle shows how a lethal mix of mismanagement and lack of autonomy is driving our cities into chaos

Jul

22

2013

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Rajnath Sells Narendra Modi to America

Three US lawmakers who met Modi in Gujarat recently had promised to work towards getting him a visa.

Jul

19

2013

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Ten Reasons Why the British Royal Family Has Indian Blood

The British royal family has Indian blood, a researcher discovered last week.

Jul

19

2013

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BJP President Reaching Out to US Audiences

The BJP plans to reach out to American political and business leaders and Indian audiences with party president Rajnath Singh slated to visit the US from Saturday.

Jul

19

2013

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Nisha Biswal Nominated for Key Post in Obama Govt

US President Barack Obama has nominated an Indian-American woman for the key post of Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia.

Jul

16

2013

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Indian IT to Cheer as US Immigration Bill Gets a Jolt

The comprehensive immigration reform bill passed by the US Senate has come to a grinding halt in the House of Representatives.

Jul

16

2013

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US Sikh Rights Group to Serve US Court Summons to Badal

A Sikh rights body in US has said that it will use provisions of the Hague Service Treaty to serve the summons of a US court to Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, in a case accusing him of human rights violation.

Jul

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Shah Rukh, Hrithik Movies Inspired Chinese Trio to Intrude Into India

The Chinese, detained on June 12, had said they wanted to come to India because they had seen it as a land of prosperity on the silver screen

Jul

14

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The Pied Pipers of College Street

The mass protest marches in West Bengal’s capital are almost always led by intellectuals

Jul

14

2013

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With Quattrocchi's Death, is the Truth of Bofors Scam Buried

The Bofors scam saw then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's fall from grace in 1989.

Jul

12

2013

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Mixed Views On Court Ruling to Clean Up Politics

Media in India are expressing mixed views on the Supreme Court's order to "clean-up" politics in the country.

Jul

10

2013

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Four Key Corruption Investigations into Indian Politicians

High-level graft in India won’t reduce until prosecutions result in convictions and jail terms, creating a chilling effect.

Jul

10

2013

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Gandhi vs Modi is Actually Sen vs Bhagwati

Behind the political fight scheduled for 2014 is a duel of economic ideologies between Amartya Sen and Jagdish Bhagwati

Jul

10

2013

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P Chidambaram Arrives in US to Pitch for Investment in India

Chidambaram is likely to discuss the issue of investment by US companies in India especially in infra sector

Jul

10

2013

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Revealed: How Osama Lived in Plain Sight in Pakistan

Some US officials have voiced suspicions that Pakistan's intelligence agencies sheltered bin Laden, but Pakistan has dismissed the idea.

Jul

10

2013

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All Big Bhutan Players Swear By India

Bhutan may introduce a law or convention to stop its political parties from making its relationship with India an election issue in future.

Jul

09

2013

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The Food Security Debate in India

The right to food is finally becoming a lively political issue in India.

Jul

09

2013

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India’s Freedom Struggle in UK Curriculum

Prime Minister David Cameron called the curriculum a "new chapter in British education".

Jul

09

2013

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Hindi-speaking Chinese Troops Intrude Into India Again

The Chinese patrol was proficient in Hindi and threatened locals, asking them to vacate the area, claiming it to be their own.

Jul

08

2013

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Taking on Rules to Ease Sikhs' Path to the US Army

At stake for the military is the uniformity in appearance that it deems necessary for good order and discipline

Jul

04

2013

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Why India is Taking the U.S.'s Side in the Snowden Scandal

India has always been careful not to alienate the United States, and just a few months ago its government quietly launched its own, very similar spying program which allows authorities to monitor calls

Jul

04

2013

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Five Indian-American Kids Dish up Healthy Lunches

Five Indian-American children are among 54 winners of a nationwide recipe challenge to promote healthy lunches as part of the First Lady's Let's Move! Initiative invited to a "State Dinner" at White House Tuesday.

Jul

04

2013

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Chinese General Warns India Against New Trouble

n outspoken Chinese general known for his nationalist views warned India on Thursday against stirring up "new trouble" in a long-running border dispute

Jul

03

2013

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India Denies Asylum to Snowden

In the past, India has often granted political asylum to international figures, especially from the surrounding region.

Jul

02

2013

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Why Does the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Resent Cricket?

They have often aired their dissatisfaction with cricket — their chief complaint being that, as a game, it is not sufficiently “Indian.”

Jul

02

2013

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A Momentous Week of US Decisions Impacting Indians

It was a week of momentous decisions with wide implications for Indians.

Jul

02

2013

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Indian American Physicians to Push Obama Care

A representative body of over 100,000 physicians of Indian origin in the US is working on a five-year strategic plan to create and lobby for meaningful legislative agenda at the federal level.

Jul

02

2013

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Unsurprised India May Go Through the Motions

India may once again express its diplomatic annoyance with the U.S. following revelations that the National Security Agency (NSA) had spied on its London mission.

Jul

02

2013

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NSA Whistleblower Snowden Seeks asylum in India

WikiLeaks revealed on Tuesday that Snowden has officially submitted asylum requests to 19 countries including India and China.

Jul

01

2013

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US Allegedly Spied on Indian Embassy, Others

Reports that US agencies monitored EU offices in New York and Washington. Embassies and missions, including India's, allegedly treated as "targets."

Jun

28

2013

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US Senate Passes Landmark Immigration Bill

With a solemnity reserved for momentous occasions, the Senate passed historic legislation on Thursday offering the priceless hope of citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in America's shadows

Jun

25

2013

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US, India Announce Obama-Singh Awards

This initiative strengthens collaboration and builds partnerships between American and Indian institutions of higher education in priority fields.

Jun

25

2013

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US Heeds India Concerns on Taliban Talks

ndia on Monday gave a cautious blessing to attempts to make peace with Afghanistan's Taliban insurgents as US Secretary of State John Kerry promised to pay heed to the concerns of the regional power.

Jun

25

2013

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When Can You Legally Travel Without a Passport?

Fugitive Edward Snowden is hoping to get to Ecuador, despite not having a valid passport. So when can you legally travel without one

Jun

25

2013

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UK's New Visa Bond Scheme is Discriminatory

The UK government's plan to introduce a controversial new visa bond scheme was termed as "unfair and discriminatory" by senior politicians and the Indian Industry.

Jun

24

2013

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India-U.S. Relations: The Search for a Transformative Moment

India and the world have changed dramatically in the past two decades. The relationship between India and the United States has strengthened spectacularly.

Jun

21

2013

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Sonianomics Continues to Damage Jobs

It is not such a bad idea to brand the UPA’s MNREGA, coupled with other social spending schemes, as a growth and job destruction programme.

Jun

20

2013

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India's Socialists Try to Find a Middle Way

When two Indian socialists recently tried to describe a problem with a ceiling fan, they employed the language of revolution, probably out of habit.

Jun

20

2013

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India Sets up Nationwide Snooping Programme

The expanded surveillance in the world's most populous democracy, which the government says will help safeguard national security, has alarmed privacy advocates.

Jun

18

2013

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UPA Has Given Up Even Pretence of Governing

Monday’s reshuffle establishes clearly that the Congress has abandoned even the pretence of governing.

Jun

17

2013

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With JD(U) Exit, BJP is Past the Point of No Return

Whether the BJP’s political instincts are correct or not, the party believes it has a winning ticket in Modi. It may now be time to demonstrate that it is ready to back its conviction with decisive action.

Jun

17

2013

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PM Manmohan Singh to Reshuffle Cabinet

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is due to bring new ministers into the government in a reshuffle.

Jun

14

2013

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Can Narendra Modi Turn the Tide in Uttar Pradesh

Winning the politically-crucial state of Uttar Pradesh will be central to his ambition.

Jun

14

2013

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Prince William Has Indian Heritage

Prince William, second-in-line to the throne, will be first British king with proven Indian ancestry, DNA analysis has revealed.

Jun

13

2013

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US Snooping Outrages Young Indians

Reports that India is the fifth most tracked nation by the US intelligence system has invited strong reactions from youth, who consider it an intrusion into their privacy.

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