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Kal Penn makes a four letter call: “Vote”


September 5th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Indian American actor Kal Penn, best known for his "Harold and Kumar" movies, brought the house down at the Democratic National Convention as he ended ... 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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Obama campaign reaches out to Indian Americans (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) President Barack Obama, whose administration has by far the largest number of Indian-Americans, has turned to three prominent members of this growing and influential community ... Read more...

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Obama campaign reaches out to Indian Americans


February 24th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) President Barack Obama, whose administration has by far the largest number of Indian-Americans, has again turned to three prominent members of this growing and influential community ... 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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US civil liberties groups back Sikh rights


January 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) A Sikh advocacy group joined by several other civil rights organizations have urged California's Indian-American Attorney General Kamala Harris not to oppose a bearded Sikh ... Read more...

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Indian-African origin Kamala Harris to be 1st woman ever to hold California’s AG office


December 25th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): Kamala Harris, an Indian-African origin politician in the United States, is on her way to creating history by becoming the first woman to hold the California attorney ... Read more...

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Kamala Harris is California attorney general


December 1st, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Four weeks after election day, Democrat Kamala Harris, daughter of an African American father and Indian Tamil mother, finally sealed a narrow but historic win making ... Read more...

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Kamala Harris to be California attorney general


November 25th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 26 (IANS) Kamala Harris, daughter of an African American father and Indian Tamil mother, has made history by becoming the first woman to be elected attorney general of ... Read more...

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Kamala Harris winning in California attorney general race


November 4th, 2010 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) After a dramatic turn around, Indian-American Kamala Harris is clinging to a razor-thin majority in the race to be attorney general of California. But the ... Read more...

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Kamala Harris clings to lead for California attorney general


November 3rd, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) Hours after Indian-American Nikki Haley created history by winning the governor's job in South Carolina, another woman of Indian origin, Kamala Harris holds a razor-thin lead ... Read more...

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Six Indian Americans bite the dust in US polls


November 3rd, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) Even as Republican Nikki Haley, a daughter of Sikh immigrant parents from Amritsar, became the first woman to win the governor's race in South Carolina, ... Read more...

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As America votes, Nikki Haley poised to win South Carolina


November 2nd, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) A daughter of Sikh immigrant parents from Amritsar, Nikki Haley appeared poised to win the governor's race in South Carolina as Americans started voting Tuesday ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley may win South Carolina governor race


November 1st, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) The fate of a record seven Indian-Americans, six of them Democrats, hangs in balance in Tuesday's elections with US President Barack Obama's Democratic Party expected ... Read more...

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Indian American Reshma Saujani loses New York primary


September 15th, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York, Sep 15 (IANS) A former fundraiser for Hillary Clinton, Indian American Reshma Saujani, failed in her bid to challenge veteran Democrat Carolyn Maloney in a New York ... Read more...

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Kamala Harris wins nomination in California attorney general race


June 9th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 9 (IANS) Daughter of an Indian mother and an African American father, San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris has won the Democratic primary for attorney general of ... Read more...

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Kamala Harris Wins Ticket To Race For Attorney General


June 9th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Kamala Harris was the winner of the ticket to the race for the post of the attorney general in the California primary elections. Along with her, the other winner ... Read more...

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Mallika Sherawat honored by the city of LA!


August 10th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
In what will be the first Special Recognition of a Bollywood film celebrity by the City of Los Angeles, Indian star Mallika Sherawat will be given a special honor by Mayor ... Read more...

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Mallika Sherawat rocks Twitter HQ


July 15th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
"Mallika, the temperature and glamour quotient at Twitter has gone way up!" is what the CEO of Twitter, Evan Williams exclaimed as the Bollywood siren arrived at the Twitter HQ in ... Read more...

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Trust Mallika Sherawat to take us by surprise every time


July 10th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The sensational actress is now the first Indian star invited to visit Twitter headquarters in San Francisco, California.The sexy siren has a popular Bollywood presence on Twitter via her page "@MallikaLA'. ... Read more...

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Desi Obama can cook dal, but finds naan tough


August 19th, 2008 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama considers himself a "desi" who is an expert at cooking dal and other ethnic dishes, though he isn't that good at making naan, ... Read more...

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