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US Congress confirms Joe Biden’s victory, Trump agrees to a peaceful transition

In a major blow to US President Donald Trump and his supporters who tried everything possible to block the transition of power, the Congress on Thursday formally certified Joe Biden as the next president. US lawmakers successfully defeated Republican efforts to deny Biden the electoral votes required to win. The affirmation of Biden’s 306-232 victory...

4 Indian-American members of ‘Samosa Caucus’ re-elected to House of Representatives

All four Indian-American Democratic lawmakers of Samosa Caucus— Ro Khanna, Pramila Jayapal, Dr Ami Bera and Raja Krishnamoorthi—have been re-elected to the US House of Representatives. The Indian-American community has emerged as a force to reckon with for the first time in the history of the US presidential election. Both the Democrat and the Republican...

Donald Trump, Melania test COVID-19 positive

At a time when the US presidential election is just a month away, incumbent US President Donald Trump, whose political future is at stake in this election, and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19. Donald Trump, in a tweet on Friday morning, said that both he and Melania have tested positive for...

Donald Trump claims PM Modi praised him for his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic

US President Donald Trump has claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised him for the way he dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic. Donald Trump said this at an election rally in Reno, Nevada. The presidential elections in the US are scheduled later this year. What did Trump say? During the election rally, Trump said: “By...

Woman votes topless after being asked to remove anti-Trump T-shirt

In a bizarre incident, a woman removed her T-shirt and voted topless in Exeter, New Hampshire. The woman did the act after she was told that she cannot wear an anti-Trump T-shirt at a polling station. Notably, the woman was wearing a “McCain Hero, Trump Zero” T-shirt. She was asked to remove it as it...

Insult to US if Kamala Harris becomes president: Trump

In a development that may not go down well with the Indian-American community, US President Donald Trump has said that it would be an insult to the US if Kamala Harris becomes President. Notably, Kamala Harris, whose mother was an Indian, is the Democratic vice-presidential nominee. Donald Trump also attacked Kamala Harris saying people do...

Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as US vice presidential candidate

Kamala Harris, chosen by Joe Biden, has Indian roots. Her mother was of Indian origin She was the first black woman elected as California’s attorney general Harris is the first woman of South Asian heritage to be elected to the US Senate US presidential candidate has named Kamala Harris as his vice-presidential choice. Kamala Harris...