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Sep 28, 2019
Fourteen US Congressmen urge Narendra Modi to lift communications blackout in Kashmir, address human rights concernsThe joint statement, the lawmakers said, is in response to the imposition of media blackout starting 5 August, leaving millions in Jammu and Kashmir without access to mobile phones or the internet while many others have been detained
Sep 12, 2019
US lawmakers write to Mike Pompeo on Kashmir, seek immediate end of communication blackoutIn a letter to Pompeo dated 11 September, Pramila Jayapal, the first and the only Indian-American Congresswoman in the House of Representatives, and Congressman James P McGovern said the international media and independent human rights observers must immediately be allowed into Jammu and Kashmir
Feb 05, 2019
Indian-Americans divided over Neomi Rao's nomination to US court; jurist took 'regressive' stance on women, LGBTQ communityTwo leading Indian-American women have led the Democratic party's move to oppose the nomination of fellow community legal luminary Neomi Rao for the prestigious and powerful US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
May 07, 2018
Donald Trump threatens to 'close up the country' if Congress doesn't fund border wall with MexicoUS president Donald Trump has indicated that he could take more radical anti-immigration measures, threatening that he could "close up the country".
Nov 16, 2017
House Democrats demand Donald Trump impeachment hearings, say US president violated ConstitutionRepresentative Steve Cohen said that Donald Trump violated the Constitution's emoluments by firing former FBI Director James Comey, and sought for impeachment hearings
Jan 26, 2017
Indian-American lawmakers slam US President Donald Trump's immigration policyIndian-American lawmakers on Thursday slammed US President Donald Trump for signing executive orders to reshape the country's immigration policies, describing the move as "anti-immigrant" that will "tear apart" families.
Nov 19, 2016
Indian American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal's parents: 'She's interested in social justice'The first Indian origin American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal's proud parents — her 74-year old writer mother Maya Jayapal and her 85-year old marketing professional father MP Jayapal — spoke to Firstpost of their daughter’s journey from Chennai, India to the US Congress.
Aug 20, 2016
Pramila Jayapal poised to become first Indian-American woman to go to US House of RepresentativesJayapal captured 42 percent of the vote in the primary for the seat to lead the nine-candidate field. In fact, she polled double the votes of the runner-up.
Aug 18, 2016
Top US lawmakers and political leaders pay homage to Pramukh SwaminarayanTop US lawmakers and political leaders have paid glowing tributes to Pramukh Swami, the spiritual head of the Swaminarayan sect, who passed away last week, saying his service touched the lives of millions around the world
May 28, 2016
Three women at the forefront of Bernie Sanders Campaign: The India ConnectionIn his bid for the Democratic nomination, Sanders has amassed 8 million donors and over half a million volunteers without the help on any national party, and has refused to take donations from corporations, lobbyists or SuperPACs (campaign money laundering committees that legally skirt individual limits on financial contributions to political campaigns by individuals).