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Indian-origin Congressional candidate faces racist attacks

Raja Krishamoorthi, a Democratic Congressional candidate of Indian-origin for Illinois' newly created district, has come under apparent racist attacks from Tea Party bloggers for protesting against......

Republicans snatch Obama's old Senate seat

In a major blow to US President Barack Obama and the Democrats, the Republicans have won Obama'sold Senateseatin Illinois.Republican Mark Kirk defeated Illinois Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias in one......

Obama casts his vote

United States Democratic presidential candidate Illinois Senator Barack Obama shows a paper proving he cast his vote in the 2008 presidential elections in Chicago, Illinois on November......

Obama set for 'defining moment'

With most polls showing Democrat Barack Obama as the favourite, the Illinois Senator has described Tuesday's US election as 'a defining moment' in American history, as he sought to become the first......

Obama, McCain sweep Beltway Primaries

Illinois Senator Barack Obama on Wednesday scored major victories over his rival, Hillary Rodham Clinton,by winningthe Democratic 'Beltway Primaries' in Virginia, Washington DCand Maryland.......

H-1B visas: Why does the US blame Indian firms?

Indian and Indian-American IT businesses are being scapegoated for abuse of the visa programme – using it for cheap, immobile labour – that actually pervades the entire industry,......

Obama names Indian American to senior trade post

Nearly six months after he nominated Dr Islam A 'Isi' Siddiqui to be the chief agricultural negotiator at the office of the US Trade Representative, US President Barack Obama -- fed up with what......

Siddiqui is Obama's chief agricultural negotiator

Islam A 'Isi' Siddiqui has been nominated by US President Barack Obama to be the Chief Agricultural Negotiator at the Office of the US Trade RepresentativeSiddiqui, in his new role, will now......

S Kumars and partner to takeover Obama suitmaker

India's S Kumars and its American partner Emerisque have made a successful $128 million bid for Hartmarx Corporation, the maker of President Barack Obama's suits.The sale of the debt-ridden company......

Emerisque, S Kumars get approval to buy Hartmarx

Emerisque Brands and its Indian partner S Kumars Nationwide Ltd, an apparel company, today got a US court's approval to acquire bankrupt suit maker Hartmarx Corporation in a deal valued at about......

Shashi Kapoor: The quiet showman

Though many feel it has been long overdue, recognition has finally come for Shashi Kapoor, the often underrated actor who acted in bad films so that he could make good cinema. In the late 1970s,......

US lawmakers call for allowing turbaned Sikh basketball players

A bipartisan group of 39 influential American lawmakers has asked the International Basketball Federation to end its discrimination against Sikh players and allow them to play while wearing a......
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Biden beloved by top Democrats; his candidacy, not so much

MINNEAPOLIS Joe Biden got plenty of love from top Democrats on Friday, but their views about a possible White House run by the vice president were... ...

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U.S. Firms Struggle to Trace 'Conflict Minerals'

By Emily Chasan Hundreds of U.S. public companies are coming up short as they face a deadline to reveal whether their supply chains contain even... ...

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US lawmakers call for Sikh basketball players to be allowed to wear turban

Washington: A bipartisan group of 39 influential American lawmakers today asked the International Basketball Federation to end its discrimination... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/us-lawmakers-call-for-sikh-basketball-players-to-be-allowed-to-wear-turban/16414181
Legacy of a Drone President

The spring in Barack Obama's step in the autumn of his presidency is surprising for most people — welcome for some, disconcerting for others.... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/opinion/legacy-of-a-drone-president/78845.html
Funding for highways, transit, vets' health

A "yes" vote is a vote to pass the bill. Voting yes were 170 Democrats and 215 Republicans. Voting no were 9 Democrats and 25 Republicans. X... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/house-roll-call-funding-highways-transit-vets-health-233419088.html

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