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Indian-American policy expert Neera Tanden named White House staff secretary
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Indian-American policy expert Neera Tanden named White House staff secretary

Tanden, a close confidant of US president Joe Biden, has over two decades of experience in policy and management, which are critical elements of the role

M Night Shyamalan to serve as jury head at 2022 Berlin Film Festival
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M Night Shyamalan to serve as jury head at 2022 Berlin Film Festival

Artistic director Carlo Chatrian said he is "pleased and honoured" that Shyamalan accepted the festival's invitation to head the jury

Houston post office renamed 'Deputy Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal Post Office' in honour of slain Sikh cop
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Houston post office renamed 'Deputy Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal Post Office' in honour of slain Sikh cop

Dhaliwal, the beloved 42-year-old Harris County Sheriff''s Deputy and a father of three, was gunned down during a traffic stop on 27 September

Samosa Caucus: All four Indian American Democratic lawmaker re-elected to House of Representatives
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Samosa Caucus: All four Indian American Democratic lawmaker re-elected to House of Representatives

The so-called 'Samosa Caucus', a term coined by Indian-origin Democrat Raja Krishnamoorthi, currently comprises of 5 Indian-American lawmakers, including 4 members of House of Representatives and vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris

174 Indian nationals file lawsuit against Trump's suspension of H-1B visas, claim it 'hurts US economy, separates families'
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174 Indian nationals file lawsuit against Trump's suspension of H-1B visas, claim it 'hurts US economy, separates families'

In his presidential proclamation on 22 June, Donald Trump temporarily suspended the issuing of H-1B work visas till the end of the year

California regulators sue Cisco over alleged caste discrimination faced by Indian-American employee
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California regulators sue Cisco over alleged caste discrimination faced by Indian-American employee

Two Cisco supervisors in the Golden State, Sundar Iyer and Ramana Kompella, are named in the suit for discriminating against and harassing a Dalit employee

Mindy Kaling on Never Have I Ever and uniting with Priyanka Chopra Jonas for upcoming Universal wedding comedy
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Mindy Kaling on Never Have I Ever and uniting with Priyanka Chopra Jonas for upcoming Universal wedding comedy

Mindy Kaling addresses allegations of inappropriate representation in Never Have I Ever, and how she ensured the semi-autobiographical story seemed contemporary.

Oscars 2020 nominations: Indian-American director duo's St Louis Superman secures best documentary short nod
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Oscars 2020 nominations: Indian-American director duo's St Louis Superman secures best documentary short nod

St Louis Superman, a documentary film by two Indian American filmmakers Smriti Mudhra and Sami Khan, has earned an Oscar nod in the best documentary short subject category at Oscars.

US senators slam S Jaishankar for rebuffing Pramila Jayapal over her Kashmir views; minister had refused to meet panel that included Congresswoman
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US senators slam S Jaishankar for rebuffing Pramila Jayapal over her Kashmir views; minister had refused to meet panel that included Congresswoman

From presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to Indian origin Congresswoman Kamala Harris who recently dropped out of the race for White House, Democrats stood beside Jayapal and criticised India for 'silencing' its critic

S Jaishankar refuses to meet congresswoman who moved J&K resolution in US House, calls it 'not fair understanding of situation'
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S Jaishankar refuses to meet congresswoman who moved J&K resolution in US House, calls it 'not fair understanding of situation'

Addressing a group of Indian reporters on Thursday as he concluded his trip to Washington DC, which was primarily to attend the India-US 2+2 dialogue, S Jaishankar said the resolution introduced this month in the House of Representatives was not a fair characterisation of the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

PIO US lawmaker Pramila Jayapal introduces Congressional resolution on Kashmir, urges India to lift communication restrictions, restore internet
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PIO US lawmaker Pramila Jayapal introduces Congressional resolution on Kashmir, urges India to lift communication restrictions, restore internet

Resolution, introduced in the House of Representatives after several weeks of efforts by Jayapal on Friday

Indian-American student sexually assaulted, strangled to death in Chicago; accused arrested, charged with first-degree murder
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Indian-American student sexually assaulted, strangled to death in Chicago; accused arrested, charged with first-degree murder

A 19-year-old Indian-American student was sexually assaulted and then strangled to death in Chicago, police said about a brutal murder that has shocked the community in the US.

Indra Nooyi says women must know they are not second class citizens, they have arrived on scene
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Indra Nooyi says women must know they are not second class citizens, they have arrived on scene

The first-ever Indian American to be included in the portrait gallery, Nooyi said it sends the message to the people that the US is a great country to make your future in.

'Indian economy on shaky ground,' says Abhijit Banerjee after winning 2019 Nobel Prize on Economics
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'Indian economy on shaky ground,' says Abhijit Banerjee after winning 2019 Nobel Prize on Economics

Indian-American MIT professor Abhijit Banerjee said he was delighted that work focused on the world's poorest people has been awarded the Nobel Prize.

US Congressman Ro Khanna advocates NATO equivalent status for India in bilateral defence ties
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US Congressman Ro Khanna advocates NATO equivalent status for India in bilateral defence ties

Indian-American US Congressman Ro Khanna on Friday advocated for NATO equivalent status for India in bilateral defence ties.

Indian-origin family found dead in Iowa: Police say 44-year-old killed wife and two kids before committing suicide
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Indian-origin family found dead in Iowa: Police say 44-year-old killed wife and two kids before committing suicide

A 44-year-old Indian-American IT professional killed family before committing suicide with a gun inside their home in the US state of Iowa, according to the police.

Indian-American male held after setting off panic at Washington pride parade by brandishing BB gun
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Indian-American male held after setting off panic at Washington pride parade by brandishing BB gun

An Indian-American sets off panic at a pride parade in Washington using a BB gun but was soon arrested after the police were informed about it.

On International Women's Day eve, UNDP appoints Indian-American Padma Lakshmi its newest Goodwill Ambassador
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On International Women's Day eve, UNDP appoints Indian-American Padma Lakshmi its newest Goodwill Ambassador

In her new role, the Emmy-nominated television personality and award-winning author Padma Lakshmi will mobilise support for the Sustainable Development Goals with a focus on fighting inequality, discrimination and empowering the disenfranchised

Indian-American man, girlfriend arrested for plotting wife's murder; hired hitman turned out to be undercover cop
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Indian-American man, girlfriend arrested for plotting wife's murder; hired hitman turned out to be undercover cop

An Indian-American man and his girlfriend have been arrested for hatching a conspiracy to hire a hitman to kill the former's estranged wife