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New York City Primaries: Several South Asian American City Council Candidates Poised to Win

New York City held its Democratic and Republican primaries on June 22 for the posts…

Vice President Kamala Harris Casts Tie Breaking Vote to Confirm Kiran Ahuja to Lead Office of Personnel Management

The Senate voted narrowly on party lines today to confirm Kiran Ahuja as the director…

Om, At Last: From Parks to Temples, Post-Pandemic Yoga Day Observed Across America

Yoga enthusiasts across the country rolled out their mats and braved the heat as they…

Indian American Sumita Mitra Wins European Inventor Award for Her Nanomaterial-based Dental Filler

Indian-American chemist Sumita Mitra has won the European Inventor Award 2021 in the “Non-EPO countries”…

2 Indian Americans, 2 Indians Among Fortune Magazine’s ‘World’s 50 Greatest Leaders’

Two Indian Americans and two from India are among Fortune Magazine’s ‘World’s 50 Greatest Leaders’…

Tech Giant Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella Reigns Supreme as He’s Named Chairman of the Board

Technology giant Microsoft announced on June 16 that CEO Satya Narayana Nadella would head the…

7 Republicans Cross the Aisle to Confirm Radhika Fox as Head of EPA’s Office of Water

The Senate voted 55-43 on June 16 to confirm Radhika Fox as head of the…

Biden Nominates Federal Prosecutor Sarala Vidya Nagala to the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut

President Joe Biden has nominated Indian American federal prosecutor Sarala Vidya Nagala to the United…

Lina Khan Anointed New ‘Sheriff’ of Silicon Valley in a Rare Feat of Bipartisanship

Miracles still happen in an extremely polarized Washington. In the evenly split Senate, 32-year-old Pakistani…

Indian American Los Angeles Councilwoman Nithya Raman Faces a Possible Recall

Looks like it’s recall season in California. Along with Gov. Gavin Newsom, who is up…

Preet Bharara Raises Over $120,000 for India COVID Relief While Winning Over an Indian Food Hater

Almost a year and a half after posting a nasty tweet about Indian food, sparking…

Megha Rajagopalan of BuzzFeed and Neil Bedi of Tampa Bay Times Win Pulitzer Prizes for Reporting

BuzzFeed News journalist Megha Rajagopalan, along with two other contributors — Alison Killing and Christo…