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WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - The US understands that India has historic ties with Russia that it will not cut off overnight but the important issue is whether or not New Delhi was deepening its military and technology relationship with Moscow

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - Vice-President Kamala Harris stands once again on the edge of history in a political career replete with milestones. President Joe Biden’s exit from the White House race and endorsement of Kamala Harris makes her the top contender

NEWPORT, RI (IANS) - Tennis veterans Vijay Amritraj and Leander Paes flexed their dance moves after being introduced into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.  It was a historic moment for the country and the continent as they became the first

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (IANS) - Elon Musk and ace venture capitalist Vinod Khosla on July 22 engaged in a public spat on X after President Joe Biden dropped out of the US Presidential race. Khosla came out against former US President

India-West News Desk WASHINGTON, DC - In the wake of President Joe Biden's unexpected decision not to seek re-election, the Democratic Party is buzzing with speculation and anticipation. The announcement has been termed a "political earthquake" by Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, who

WASHINGTON, DC (REUTERS) - Vice President Kamala Harris has raised $49.6 million for her presidential campaign in less than a day after President Joe Biden dropped out of the race and endorsed her as the Democratic nominee, a campaign spokesperson

India-West News Desk WASHINGTON, DC — Vinay Mohan Kwatra has been appointed as the new Ambassador of India to the United States, according to an announcement made by the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi. Kwatra, who served as the 34th

By REENA RATHORE Throughout their 43 years of twinhood, they have done almost everything in tandem. The journey of Indian American doctors and identical twins Jagan and Neel Gupta is a testament to the enduring power of family, education and community. The

ndia-West Staff Reporter ANAHEIM, CA – Nikita Pramod, a middle school student from Fairmont Schools here, achieved national recognition for her outstanding performance in the National Academic Pentathlon. Pramod secured first place in Honors Science both in Orange County and at

By Selen Ozturk As AI grows more prevalent, ethnic voters face an election landscape where the difference between real and artificial news is ever-harder to gauge. As the November U.S. election nears, online disinformation “is a very real problem, turbocharged by AI, that

India-West News Desk MILWAUKEE, WI - On July 15, Republican Harmeet Dhillon delivered a prayer at the Republican National Convention, drawing from her Sikh faith tradition. Dhillon, who shared her family's immigrant background, recited a prayer that translates to, "This body

Photo: Reuters/Mike Segar India-West News Desk MILWAUKEE, WI - In a disturbing turn of events, Usha Chilukuri, the Indian American wife of JD Vance, has become the latest target of racist attacks fueled by the far-right and MAGA extremists. These attacks come

Photo: OpenOversight India-West News Desk SEATTLE, WA - A Seattle Police Department officer has been terminated following outrage over his insensitive remarks and laughter after the tragic death of Jaahnavi Kandula, a 23-year-old Indian student. Kandula was struck and killed by a

India-West News Desk WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) offered a sharp retort when questioned about President Joe Biden’s mental fitness by a Fox business reporter on Capitol Hill. The exchange took place on the evening of July 17 as

MILWAUKEE, WI (ANI) - Former presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy speaking at the Republican Party's National Convention here, promised illegal immigrants will be 'returned' to the country of their origin. "Our message to illegal immigrants is also this; we will return you

MILWAUKEE, WI (IANS) - Attorney Harmeet Kaur Dhillon offered 'ardas' the Sikh prayer at the Republican National Convention. At the Fiserv Forum, she said, "These last 48 hours have been some of the most intense, yet more prayerful of our lives,

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - The United States on July 15 urged India to use its longstanding relationship with Russia to urge President Vladimir Putin to “end his illegal war and to find a lasting peace” in its conflict with Ukraine. Mathew

MILWAUKEE, WI (REUTERS) - Donald Trump will safeguard gun rights by appointing federal judges who oppose new firearm limits if he is elected in November, despite narrowly surviving an assassination attempt, a senior adviser to his presidential campaign said on

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - Vivek Ramaswamy is fishing for the US Senate seat that will fall vacant if former President Donald Trump wins the presidential polls, taking away its current occupant J.D. Vance, the Republican nominee for Vice-President. “To be frank,

By SABRINA K. CHUGH NEW YORK, NY — On July 12, President Bill Clinton, Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Clinton Foundation Vice Chair Dr. Chelsea Clinton launched the program for the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) 2024 Annual Meeting, to be held

India-West News Desk MILWAUKEE, WI - In a significant development for the 2024 presidential race, JD Vance has been selected as Donald Trump's vice presidential candidate. The announcement has garnered enthusiastic support from Vance's former law school classmate and fellow Ohioan,

NEW DELHI, (ANI) –The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group operated alongside forces from the U.S. Air Force, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force in the Indian Ocean, July 12. This joint maritime activity advanced interoperability between the two major defense partners

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS/REUTERS) – The Republican nominee for the White House, Donald Trump, has named J.D. Vance, a first-time Senator from Ohio whose wife is an Indian American, as his vice presidential nominee. At 39 years of age, Vance is 40

MILWAUKEE, WI (ANI) - Vice President Kamala Harris left a congratulatory voicemail to GOP Ohio Senator JD Vance on July 16 after he was announced as the Republican vice presidential pick on Truth Social by former President Donald Trump. In her

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - Former US President Donald Trump has said that he threw away an “extremely tough” speech prepared for accepting the party nomination at the Republican convention an instead has one calling for unity. In his first interview since

Photo: Twitter MILWAUKEE, WI (IANS) - On July 15, Donald Trump selected JD Vance, a first-time senator from Ohio, as his running mate for the vice-presidential post. Vance, who is 40 years younger than Trump, is making headlines not only for

Photo (Left): President Joe Biden delivers an address to the nation from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC on July 14. Photo: Reuters/ Erin SchaffPhoto (Right): Donald Trump being rushed by Secret Service agents after the shooting.

Photo: REUTERS/Brian Snyder WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - President Joe Biden on July 14 announced an independent review of the security at the election rally at which a shooter made an assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump who is also the

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condemned the attack on US Presidential candidate Donald Trump, saying that "violence has no place in politics." Modi posted, "Deeply concerned by the attack on my friend, former President Donald Trump. Strongly

India-West Staff Reporter SEATTLE, WA - City Mayor Bruce Harrell and Prakash Gupta, Consul General of India, inaugurated the first Indian Visa Application Center (IVAC) in Seattle and Bellevue on July 12. The IVAC services follow the opening of the first Indian

India-West Staff Reporter TORONTO - After nearly a decade-long wait, spiritual master Sant Rajinder Singh returned, spreading joy, wisdom, and love. The two-day special meditation event at Delta Hotels Toronto Airport attracted thousands of participants from the Greater Toronto Area and

DHARAMSALA, (IANS) - In a message for Beijing to peacefully resolve through negotiation, not repression, an agreement on Tibet that will support Tibet’s peaceful struggle for human rights and democratic freedom, President Joe Biden on July 12 signed the Resolve

HELENA, MT (ANI) - A youth from Pune who has gone missing in the waters of Glacier National Park in Montana. Siddhant Vittal Patil, a tech professional living in California, was hiking in the park with seven friends when he

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Vice President Kamala Harris and the Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Rahul Gandhi had a telephonic conversation on July 11 evening, some reports said while social media saw strong buzz over Rahul’s interaction. As reports

REHOBOTH BEACH, Delaware: - U.S. President Joe Biden called for an end to political violence after Republican challenger Donald Trump was shot in the right ear during a rally on Saturday, and Biden's campaign suspended all political communication, including ads

United Nations (IANS) World leaders have condemned the attack on former US President Donald Trump at an election rally in western Pennsylvania. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres's Spokesperson, Stephane Dujarric, on Saturday said, "The Secretary-General unequivocally condemns this act of political violence." "He

Photo: The new Om Shanti Meditation Center India-West Staff Reporter MILPITAS, CA - The Brahma Kumaris Silicon Valley here, celebrated the inauguration of its new Om Shanti Meditation Center on June 22. The event, graced by Sister Mohini, Sister Jayanti, additional administrative

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - National Security Adviser, Jake Sullivan on July 10 said a "bet on Russia as a long-term, reliable partner is not a good idea" for India or any other country and now that Russia has become a

India-West Staff Reporter LOS ANGELES, CA - The much-anticipated film Superboys of Malegaon has been selected for a World Premiere Gala Screening at the 2024 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The premiere is scheduled for September 13. Written by Varun Grover and

VinFast VF 8 prioritizes safety. The car secured high marks in Euro NCAP's stringent tests, achieving a perfect score in some areas of overall protection. Further solidifying its safety credentials, the VF 8 also garnered a 5-star rating from the ASEAN NCAP. These accolades underscore VinFast's commitment

Photo: Fox4 News India-West News Desk DALLAS, TX - Four Indian Americans, including a woman, have been charged with operating a labor trafficking scheme from a residence in Collins County, near here. Chandan Dasireddy, 24, Dwaraka Gunda, 31, Santhosh Katkoori, 31, and Anil

India-West Staff Reporter NEW YORK, NY - Dr. Sunil Kaza, a cardiologist and trustee on the board of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), has been elected as the Chair for the 2024-25 term, according to a press

India-West Staff Reporter LOS ANGELES, CA - Asian Americans Advancing Justice - AAJC, alongside its partners, has unveiled the findings from the bi-annual Asian American Voter Survey (AAVS), the longest-running longitudinal survey of AAPI voters. The results indicate key trends and

India-West Staff Reporter FREMONT, CA – The Odia community of the San Francisco Bay Area came together to celebrate the annual Sri Jagannath Paribar Ratha Jatra, also known as the Chariot Festival, on the afternoon of July 6. The event, organized

India-West News Desk BERKELEY, CA - In a brazen daylight heist, masked robbers armed with guns and sledgehammers stormed the Bombay Jewelry Company in Berkeley over the weekend, making off with $500,000 worth of merchandise, authorities report. The robbery occurred on July

India-West Staff Reporter MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – Willow by Cricbuzz, has announced a partnership with NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California, to present five live San Francisco Unicorns Major League Cricket (MLC) matches this season. Starting July 10, fans in

India-West Staff Reporter BUENA PARK, CA - Despite perfect beach weather during the long weekend, many people prioritized their health and visited the Anekant Community Center for a free health fair on July 6. The event saw a turnout of 108

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - Nikki Haley, who dropped out of the Republican presidential race in early March, has said that she is releasing her delegates to the Republican National Convention, urging them to support Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee. Haley

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - Donald Trump has promised to end outsourcing if re-elected, which should sound alarm bells across India's multi-billion-dollar outsourcing industry whose largest customer is the US, "Stop outsourcing, and turn the United States into a manufacturing superpower," says

Photo: Reuters MUMBAI, (REUTERS) – America’s industrial real estate developer Panattoni has urged India to streamline its land acquisition processes which it said make it difficult for developers to cash in on a warehousing boom in the country. Foreign and domestic real