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Democrat Sam Joshi Becomes First Indian American Mayor of Edison, New Jersey

Indian American Samip “Sam” Joshi, a Democrat, vice president of Edison Township, the 5th largest…

Indian-Tibetan Aftab Pureval Elected Cincinnati’s First Asian American Mayor

Indian-Tibetan American Aftab Pureval, 39, has defeated longtime city council member and two-time mayor David…

Twitter’s Chief Legal Officer Vijaya Gadde to Join the Board of Data Company Planet

Vijaya Gadde, Twitter, Inc.’s chief legal officer, is joining the board of directors of Planet,…

U.S. Senate Confirms Indian American Dr. Rahul Gupta as the New Drug Czar

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Dr. Rahul Gupta as director of the National Drug Control…

2 Indian Americans, Mythili Sankaran and Serrena Iyer, in Forbes’ Inaugural List of ‘Culture 50 Champions’

Mythili Sankaran and Serrena Iyer are two Indian Americans in Forbes’ inaugural list of ‘Culture…

Senate Confirms Sarala Vidya Nagala to the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut

Indian American federal prosecutor Sarala Vidya Nagala has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate by…

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy Among 4 South Asian Americans Elected to the National Academy of Medicine

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy is among 100 members elected to the National Academy…

Making History: U.S. Federal Judge Amit Mehta Rules in Favor of Guantánamo Detainee Captured by Afghan Forces

An Indian American federal judge ruled that a former Afghan militant has been held unlawfully…

In the ‘Nerve Center’: Neera Tanden Assumes Powerful Role as White House Staff Secretary

Neera Tanden, a senior adviser to President Biden, was named White House Staff Secretary today,…

Hillary Clinton’s Aide Huma Abedin Reveals the Personal and Political Repercussions of Her Husband’s Sexting Scandal

In her memoir, “Both/And: A Life in Many Worlds,” coming out on Nov. 2, Huma…

2 More Indian Americans Testify Against Theranos Inc. Founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes

Sunil Dhawan, a dermatologist who became Theranos’ lab director in 2014, and Nimesh Jhaveri, former…

‘Confirmation Purgatory’: Senate Republicans’ ‘Cowardice’ Called Out for Blocking Dilwar Syed’s Confirmation

The Washington Post’s editorial board has slammed the Senate Republicans for blocking Dilawar Syed’s confirmation…