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Obama assures hurricane hit Louisiana of federal help


September 4th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) As Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal's hurricane stricken state of Louisiana grappled with the devastation, President Barack Obama surveyed a hard-hit area on the eve of ... Read more...

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Over 150,000 without power in Bobby Jindal’s Louisiana


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) Nearly a week after Hurricane Isaac slammed into the Gulf Coast, tens of thousands of people in Indian American governor Bobby Jindal's home state of ... Read more...

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Jindal defends Romney visit to Louisiana


September 1st, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) As Mitt Romney visited Louisiana's storm-ravaged coast, the state's Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal said he had invited both the Republican presidential nominee and President Barack ... Read more...

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Over a million homes without power in storm-hit US states


August 31st, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Over a million homes and businesses in Louisiana, the home state of Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal, and neighbouring Mississippi were still without power as a ... Read more...

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Hundreds evacuated as storm floods homes in Bobby Jindal’s state


August 30th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 30 (IANS) Though downgraded from a hurricane, a slow-moving tropical storm Issac still packed a punch flooding homes and pushing water over the top of several levees ... Read more...

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Nikki slams Obama as Romney clinches nomination


August 29th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) South Carolina's Indian American Governor Nikki Haley has slammed President Barack Obama, painting his administration as an obstructing force that hinders American businesses as Mitt ... Read more...

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As hurricane hits home, Bobby Jindal takes charge


August 29th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) As Hurricane Isaac hit southeast Louisiana on the eve of the seventh anniversary of catastrophic Hurricane Katrina, the state's Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal warned residents ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal intensifies attack on Obama


July 19th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American governor Bobby Jindal, speculated among Mitt Romney's potential running mates, has stepped up his attacks on President Barack Obama for allegedly distorting ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal blasts Obama, helps Romney


July 17th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal helped Mitt Romney raise two million dollars amid speculation that he could be presumptive Republican presidential nominee's running mate in ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal defends Romney on offshore investments


July 9th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 9 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal, whose name often figures among Mitt Romney's likely running mates, has defended the presumptive Republican presidential nominee against attacks over ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley calls her accuser ‘racist, sexist bigot’


June 29th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) South Carolina's Indian-American governor Nikki Haley has called a fellow Republican who has accused her of ethics violations "racist, sexist bigot who has tried everything in ... Read more...

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Jindal calls Obama ‘most liberal, most incompetent’


June 9th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American governor Bobby Jindal, frequently mentioned as a potential vice presidential candidate, has called President Barack Obama "the most liberal, most incompetent president ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley cashing in on union bashing video


May 24th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 24 (IANS) South Carolina's Indian American Governor Nikki Haley is trying to cash in on a recent video featuring a state union leader bashing a purple and black ... Read more...

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Romney’s path cleared; gets Bobby Jindal’s backing (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) As Mitt Romney emerged as the virtually certain Republican presidential nominee with Rick Santorum suddenly dropping out of the race, Louisiana's Indian American Governor Bobby ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal backs Romney as Santorum quits


April 11th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal came out in support of Mitt Romney as his closest rival Rick Santorum suspended his campaign, effectively ceding the ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley hit by Time, Twitter (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) After facing a "bizarre" and "insensitive" question about Sikh taxi drivers from a top editor, South Carolina's Indian American Governor Nikki Haley has become the latest ... Read more...

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Will you give more tip to Sikh drivers, Nikki Haley asked


April 10th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) South Carolina's Indian American Governor Nikki Haley has again ruled out a vice presidential run, but what is a making more news is a "bizarre" and ... Read more...

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Santorum wins Louisiana to slow down Romney


March 25th, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Former senator Rick Santorum easily won the Republican presidential primary in Indian American governor Bobby Jindal's home state of Louisiana, somewhat slowing down frontrunner Mitt ... Read more...

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Santorum slows Romney’s march with southern sweep (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) In a sharp retort to frontrunner Mitt Romney's prediction that his campaign was reaching a "desperate end", Rick Santorum turned the Republican nomination battle into ... Read more...

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Santorum sweeps south; setback for Romney


March 14th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) In a major setback for frontrunner Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, former senator Rick Santorum scored twin victories in Alabama and Mississippi primaries to turn ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley spreads welcome mat for Indian companies


March 7th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) Keen to expand trade contacts with India, South Carolina's Indian American governor Nikki Haley has assured Indian companies the required infrastructural assistance to establish themselves in ... Read more...

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South Carolina want to partner with India: Nikki Haley


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) Proud of her Indian heritage, South Carolina's Indian American governor Nikki Haley says she wanted an opportunity to partner with India, since becoming chief executive, ... Read more...

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Republicans send Obama over the moon (Washington Newsletter)


January 29th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) One promised the moon, the other "fired" him for the loony idea and the man they hoped to challenge in November lowered his lofty vision ... Read more...

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Gingrich wins key Republican primary in South Carolina


January 22nd, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) In a stunning turnaround, former House speaker Newt Gingrich won a crucial Republican party primary in South Carolina, which has an Indian American governor Nikki ... Read more...

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Will Nikki Haley pay for backing Mitt Romney?


December 17th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) South Carolina state's Indian American governor Nikki Haley's endorsement of front runner Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is threatening her own support at home.Former Massachusetts ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal wins 2nd term in landslide


October 23rd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal has been re-elected to a second term, winning in a landslide with little opposition from nine other candidates in ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal endorses Rick Perry for president


September 13th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal has come out in support of Texas Governor Rick Perry for his Republican party's nomination to challenge President Barack ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal files for re-election


September 7th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Louisiana Governor "Piyush" Bobby Jindal, the first Indian-American to be elected as chief executive of a US state, has filed to run again with his ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal’s support base grows


September 2nd, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) Louisiana's Republican Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal's support has grown with even some of the biggest Democratic trial lawyers contributing to his re-election war chest, according ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley says no to Veep


August 19th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) South Carolina's Indian-American Governor Nikki Haley has dismissed any suggestion that she should serve as the Republican vice presidential nominee in the 2012 election.Born Nimrata ... Read more...

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Indian American politicians rake in cash


August 12th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Indian American candidates are emerging as a fundraising force for the 2012 US elections, raking in cash from a well-heeled and tight-knit community seeking to ... Read more...

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Obama taking economy to tipping point: Bobby Jindal


August 5th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal wants his Republican party to embrace the politics of stubbornness, no matter how unpopular it may be, accusing President Barack ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley publishing her memoir


July 1st, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) South Carolina's Indian-American Governor Nikki Haley is all set to publish her memoir just shy of her 40th birthday.Her book, "Can't is Not an Option", ... Read more...

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Indian-American Nikki Haley begins historic run as governor (Second Lead)


January 13th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) Nikki Haley, the daughter of Sikh immigrant parents from Amritsar, created history Wednesday as she became the first woman governor of South Carolina and the ... Read more...

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Indian-American Nikki Haley is South Carolina governor (Lead)


January 13th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) Nikki Haley, the daughter of Sikh immigrant parents from Amritsar, created history Wednesday as she became the first woman governor of South Carolina and the ... Read more...

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