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India-West News Desk CONCORD, NH - Pulling in behind in the Iowa Caucuses, and one delegate less than Ron DeSantis who came in second behind Donald Trump, GOP presidential candidate Nikki Haley said on January 16 that she was not interested

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - Vivek Ramaswamy announced that he is dropping out of the 2024 Republican presidential race, and endorsed former US President Donald Trump who won the crucial Iowa caucuses. The 38-year-old biotech entrepreneur told his supporters on January 15

India-West News Desk MILWAUKEE, WI - The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has unveiled a collection featuring bobblehead figures of Republican presidential candidates, including former President Trump, Nikki Haley, Ron DeSantis, Vivek Ramaswamy, and Chris Christie. President Biden also

WASHINGTON, DC  (ANI) - In a sharp twist in the US presidential campaign, former President Donald Trump has turned and launched an attack on fellow GOP candidate Vivek Ramaswamy, calling his campaign "deceitful" and urging his supporters not to "waste"

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) – At the Iowa caucuses, Indian American voters in the state have said that they "feel abandoned" by 2024 Republican presidential aspirant and "proud daughter of Indian immigrants", Nikki Haley. According to a New York Times report,

India-West Staff Reporter SANTA CLARA, CA - Tara Sreekrishnan's campaign for the State Assembly has secured a noteworthy endorsement from the Santa Clara County Firefighters Local 1165. Expressing gratitude for the support, Sreekrishnan pledged to continue working closely with them to address

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu member of the US Congress and a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, announced she has inked a deal with Elon Musk to host a show on X to "defend free speech". The

Photo: Nikki Haley with her family including her Sikh immigrant parents.  India-West News Desk DES MOINES, IA - Former President Trump has reignited his tried and tested dubious card of birtherism. Attacking rising rival Nikki Haley he is promoting a false conspiracy

Photo: File photo of Sunil Harjani with wife Priya and their two children along with Judge Castillo who had sworn him in as a Federal Magistrate. Photo:@NorthwesternLaw. India-West Staff Reporter WASHINGTON, DC – President Joe Biden has announced his intent to nominate

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - Vivek Ramaswamy’s presidential campaign may end after bringing national and international attention to this -- as he has said about himself -- "a skinny guy with a funny last name". Ramaswamy has failed to qualify for the

India-West Staff Reporter ASHBURN, VA –Suhas Subramanyam running for Congress in Virginia’s 10th District has received the endorsement of the Indian American Impact Fund which is dedicated to ensuring Indian American communities are represented in the country’s political leadership, and to

MONTGOMERY, NJ (IANS) - Neena Singh has become the first Sikh and Indian American woman to be sworn in as Mayor of Montgomery Township in the US state of New Jersey. She was administered the oath of office by Congresswoman Bonnie

Photo: Minita Sanghvi with her family India-West Staff Reporter SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY – Saratoga Springs Finance Commissioner and Minita Sanghvi, a Democrat, has announced her candidacy for the 44th State Senate District in New York’s Capital Region. The district, which includes Saratoga County,

NEW YORK, NY (ANI) - Hindus not just in India but also from South Asian and Indo-Caribbean communities living in New York City "have a reason to celebrate and lift their spirituality," Mayor Eric Adams asserted on January 6. Adams attended

By CA Republican Assemblymember Devon J. Mathis Governor Newsom’s announcement that the state of California will expand Medi-Cal eligibility to approximately 750,000 undocumented immigrants in our state has sparked a fiery debate among my colleagues in the Legislature. On my side

DES MOINES, IA (IANS) - Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley are pitted against each other to secure the 2nd berth in the Iowa caucus on January 15 where former President Donald Trump is likely

HAYWARD, CA (IANS) - The Vijay’s Sherawali Temple in Hayward has been vandalized with anti-India and pro-Khalistan graffiti. “Another Bay Area Hindu temple attacked with pro-#Khalistan graffiti," the Hindu American Foundation said in the post on X. "The Vijay’s Sherawali Temple

India-West Staff Reporter ASHBURN, VA –Suhas Subramanyam’s campaign for Congress in Virginia’s 10th District announced that it raised over $270,000 in the fourth fundraising quarter, after only six full weeks in the race. The campaign will report over $240,000 in cash

India-West Staff Reporter SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander American Affairs (CAPIAA) has appointed Pakistani American Khydeeja Alam as its new Executive Director. She was sworn into office by Robert Rivas, Speaker of the California State

DAYTON, OH (ANI) - The Kerala Hindus of North America gifted a copy of the 'Rig Vedam' to the parents of presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy, here. A viral video shows Vivek's father conducting a ceremonial pooja for the ancient text before

India-West Staff Reporter BATAVIA, OH - State Senator Niraj Antani (R-6) announced he has raised $612,348 in 48 days. This total includes his 4th quarter campaign finance filing from his announcement on November 14t through the end of the 4th quarter

Photo: Twitter WASHINGTON DC (ANI) - Indian American Republican Vivek Ramaswamy announced that he won't be participating in the fifth GOP debate in Iowa and will instead be doing a live audience show. He lashed out at CNN -- the forum hosting

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - Coming out firmly in support of his Republican presidential rival candidate Donald Trump, Vivek Ramaswamy has reiterated that he will withdraw from the ballot in states that remove the former President from running in the primaries. Ramaswamy's

India-West News Desk WASHINGTON, DC - In a recent New Hampshire campaign event covered by NBC News, former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley declared that, if elected president, she would pardon former President Trump in the event of a conviction, citing the

WASHINGTON, DC (ANI) - Donald Trump's campaign team unveiled a new moniker for fellow Republican presidential contender Nikki Haley, labeling her "Nikki New Taxes." ed. Fox News reported that Trump spokesperson Steven Cheung has been criticizing Haley's record, accusing her of

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - As 2023 draws to a close, the world is gearing up to host elections that are slated to be held in various countries in the coming year. As many as 70 elections across 40 countries will

NEW CONWAY, NH (IANS) - Former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley was let off the hook for her comments on the American Civil War sans slavery by the voters in New Hampshire where she has built up a strong lead

By NAVNEET S. CHUGH BEVERLY HILLS, CA - Neil and Sonali Jivrajka hosted a fundraiser for District Attorney of Los Angeles County, George Gascon on December 19 at their home here. Gascón is serving as the 43rd District Attorney of Los

Photo: The Trump Organization India-West News Desk NEW YORK, NY – With buzz over Nikki Haley’s candidacy the talk of her becoming the GOP vice presidential nominee of Donald Trump, who continues to lead in all public opinion polls, has grown but

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - Presidential hopeful Vivek Ramaswamy has said that he is not a "Plan B person", rejecting outright the idea or speculation of his joining the Trump cabinet in any official capacity if the former President retakes the

NEWARK, CA (IANS) - A prominent Hindu temple was vandalized by pro-Khalistan elements, leaving the members of the community in shock. The walls of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir in the Bay Area here were spray painted on December 22 with graffiti targeting

India-West Staff Reporter ASHBURN, VA – The Loudoun County Republican Committee here recently called for congressional candidate Suhas Subramanyam to be “denied access” to houses of worship in Northern Virginia due to his commitment to defending reproductive rights. Swiftly and angrily, the

COLORADO (ANI) - Republican Presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy has vowed to withdraw from the GOP primary ballot in Colorado. This decision comes in response to a recent ruling by the state's Supreme Court, which removed former President Donald Trump from

India-West News Desk NEW YORK, NY – A large Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi puppet riding a convertible down Fifth Avenue here and chilling on the street in front of Trump Tower, carried a banner declaring, "I could shoot someone on

India-West Staff Reporter WASHINGTON, DC - Ranking Member of the House Select Committee on the Strategic Competition Between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, recently led the Select Committee in adopting a bipartisan set of economic

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - Indian American presidential aspirant Nikki Haley has emerged as the top alternative to former US President Donald Trump among Republican voters in the state of New Hampshire, according to a new poll. While Trump still leads in

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - Pro-Palestinian supporters gathered outside the home of Indian American Congressman Shri Thanedar in the middle of the night, slamming his support for Israel in its war with Hamas. "This is my home at 3 AM Sunday," Thanedar

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - Indian American Congressional representatives were briefed by the US on the indictment of Indian national Nikhil Gupta, allegedly involved in a foiled bid to kill a Sikh separatist leader in the US. Releasing a statement, the five

WASHINGTON, DC (ANI) - Vivek Ramaswamy at the recent CNN town hall said he was not a 'fake convert' and wouldn’t lie to ramp up his political career. "If I wanted to map out my political career and solve it for now,

India-West News Desk JOHNS CREEK, GA – Ashwin Ramaswami, a Johns Creek native with a background in cybersecurity, technology startups, and law and policy, has officially declared his candidacy for the Georgia State Senate, seeking to represent Senate District 48. Democrat Ramaswami's

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - Nikki Haley, who has emerged as a strong contender in the Republican presidential primary race, doesn't think her rival Donald Trump is the right person to be President at the moment. During the fourth Republican debate on

India-West News Desk WASHINGTON, DC - In a recent poll conducted for Newsweek, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has emerged as the top choice among Donald Trump supporters as a running mate. The survey, Newsweek said, reveals that 25 percent of respondents expressing

Photo:cnn.com India-West News Desk WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Ro Khanna has strongly criticized Republican presidential hopeful Vivek Ramaswamy, denouncing him as "dangerous to our democracy" while saying both he and the GOP were failing the American public. He was reacting to Vivek Ramaswamy’s

WASHINGTON, DC - Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta, a trailblazer as the first woman of color and civil rights attorney to hold the Justice Department’s No. 3 post is leaving her job at the Justice Department after a three-year tenure. Her

Photo: File photo of Bhalla being sworn in as Mayor. NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - Ravi Bhalla, the first Sikh Mayor of Hoboken City in New Jersey, has announced his candidacy from the state's 8th Congressional district. Bhalla will challenge Representative Rob

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - Democrat Usha Reddi has filed papers to run for Kansas’s state senate from the 22nd district. A public school teacher for 18 years, Reddi, whose term expires in January 2025, has served as city commissioner for

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - A man who threatened a mass shooting to kill Vivek Ramaswamy, a candidate for the Republican Party's presidential nomination, has been arrested, according to the federal prosecutor's office in New Hampshire. Tyler Anderson, 30, was charged

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - Presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy had an awkward moment when he needed to use the loo during a live X Spaces session with 2.3 million users tuned in, including Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. The tech

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - Newsman Fareed Zakaria said that America’s top universities should abandon their long misadventure into politics and rebuild their reputations as centers of research and learning. In a video message posted on X, the CNN journalist and

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) – Democrat Pramila Jayapal stirred up a hornet’s nest after she called for a “balanced” approach when answering a question from the media about Hamas’ possible use of rape as a war tool -- creating an intense