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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 skips Republican convention as storm looms


August 28th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) With tropical storm Isaac bearing down on his home state, Louisiana's Indian-American governor, Bobby Jindal, considered a rising Republican conservative star, decided to skip the ... Read more...

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Indian-Americans get prime spots at US presidential conventions


August 21st, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) With both the Democratic and Republican parties out to woo the three million strong Indian-American community with its growing political clout, three of them have ... Read more...

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Tulsi Gabbard set to become first Hindu in US Congress


August 13th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Honolulu City Councilwoman Tulsi Gabbard has a great chance to become the first Hindu member of the US House of Representatives in 2013 with her ... Read more...

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Romney picks conservative Paul Ryan as running mate


August 11th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) Skipping two rising Indian-American stars, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney Saturday picked up fiscal conservative Paul Ryan as his running mate, making faltering economy as ... 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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A taste of Indian summer in American capital (Letter from Washington)


July 3rd, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) The lights are back, the TV has again started blaring, the air-conditioner is humming and the internet has come alive. It seems an aeon since ... 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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Haley, Jindal in Romney’s VP guessing game


May 5th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) As the guessing game begins about presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's running mate, two Indian-American governors, Nikki Haley and Bobby Jindal, figure among the ... 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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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 skips White House dinner to meet friends


February 28th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) South Carolina's Indian-American Republican Governor Nikki Haley criticised President Barack Obama's "failure to handle America", but said "personal plans" kept her and husband Michael from ... Read more...

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Six Indian Americans named 2012 Rhodes scholars


November 26th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 26 (IANS) Six Indian American university students have been chosen the American Rhodes Scholar Class of 2012 out of a pool of 830 candidates who had been ... 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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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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Don’t hate Obama, defeat him: Bobby Jindal


June 18th, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American Republican Governor Bobby Jindal has cautioned his party's conservative activists against demonising Democratic President Barack Obama in the fashion some liberals did ... Read more...

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Jindal will sign “birther bill” if passed by Louisiana legislature


April 20th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): Indian-origin Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has said he would sign a "birther bill" if the legislature passes it, despite the fact that his fellow Republican Governor Jan ... Read more...

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Indian-origin Louisiana Guv Jindal facing flak over donation to wife’s charity


March 4th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Orleans (US), Mar. 4 (ANI): Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has attracted controversy over his wife's charity accepting about 790,000 dollars in donations from corporations that have also donated to the ... 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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