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Wed, 30 Jan 2013
SOURCE : The Statesman Statesman News Service NEW DELHI, June 17: The 'macaca' moment in the race to be the Democrat's candidate for thepost of the U.S. President may have occurred, with the campaign of Sen Barack Obama attacking Sen Hillary Clinton for her close ties with India and Indian-Americans. The latest flap is a memorandum prepared by the Obama camp, but which was actually distributed by the Clinton staff to prove that the former are not above mud-raking. The title of the memo was" ...
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Mon, 14 Feb 2011
Source:International Business Times By Raju Chebium Nimrata “Nikki” Randhawa Haley became more than just the first woman to serve as South Carolina’s governor when she took the oath of office on January 13th. The daughter of Sikh immigrants also became the most prominent Indian-American politician to win public office during the November 2010 elections. ...
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Wed, 12 Jan 2011
Source: The Raw Story By Sahil Kapur US-India advocacy group USINPAC slammed the Obama administration’s new aid package to Pakistan, denouncing it as counterproductive to U.S. efforts at fighting terrorism and advancing government accountability in the developing nation. ...
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Tue, 11 Jan 2011
Source: Las Vegas TSG Business News January 11, 2011, Washington DC: The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) regrets the Obama administration’s decision to increase economic, military and intelligence support to Pakistan as part of its Afghanistan war efforts. USINPAC urges the administration to instead enforce strict accountability mechanisms for the aid already provided to Pakistan to fight terrorism, particularly Al Qaeda and Taliban. The total U.S. aid to Pakistan in 2011 is pr ...
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Fri, 07 Jan 2011
Source: IndUS Business Journal WASHINGTON -- The U.S. India Political Action Committee has lauded the appointment of Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y., and Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., as co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans in the 112th Congress.  Rep. Royce and Rep. Cowley have been valued friends of the Indian-American community, and have worked consistently towards strengthening U.S-India relations, the organization said. ...
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Mon, 27 Dec 2010
Source: www.bezinga.com The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) congratulates Rep. Joseph Crowley and Rep. Ed Royce on their appointments as the Co-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans in the 112th Congress. Rep. Royce and Rep. Cowley have been valued friends of the Indian-American community, and have worked consistently towards strengthening U.S-India relations. ...
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Sat, 25 Dec 2010
Source: www.bezinga.com The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) regrets the Senate vote to extend the H1-B visa fee hike by another year (until 2015), and urges the President to reconsider the provision. At the same time, it welcomes the decision to not extend the visa fee hike for six years as proposed in the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. ...
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Sat, 11 Dec 2010
Source: India Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) congratulations Kamala Harris for being elected California’s first woman and first Indian-American Attorney General. She beat Republican nominee Steve Cooley. USINPAC had supported Harris’ nomination and campaign for the CA Attorney General race. ...
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Thu, 02 Dec 2010
Soure: www.indiawest.comBy Sunita Sohrabji   SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – In a historic moment here Nov. 30, Kamala Harris declared victory in her bid to take over as California’s attorney general, becoming the first Indian American in the nation to attain that post. With 100 percent of the precincts reporting, Harris was declared the victor by less than a single percentage point, garnering 4,434,275 votes — 46.1 percent — to beat her Republican rival, Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Coo ...
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Wed, 01 Dec 2010
Source: Bezinga Washington, DC (Vocus) December 1, 2010The U.S. India Political Action Committee congratulates Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) on his appointment as the Co-Chair of the Senate Caucus on India and Indian-Americans. He will succeed Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT) as the Co-Chair of the India Caucus. Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) is the other serving Co-Chair of the Caucus.USINPAC played an active role in the launch of the Senate Caucus on April 29, 2004. The Caucus works on issues related to terrorism, a ...
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Tue, 30 Nov 2010
Source: American Consumer News   USINPAC remembers the victims of 26/11 on the second anniversary on the three day terror attack that killed more than 170 people in Mumbai. USINPAC also calls for swift and definitive action against the perpetrators of the attacks which also killed six Americans. Washington D.C. (Vocus) November 30, 2010 The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) remembers the victims of 26/11 on the second anniversary on the three day terror attack that killed more tha ...
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Mon, 29 Nov 2010
Source: American Banking and Market News The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) congratulates Kamala Harris for being elected California’s first woman and first Indian-American Attorney General. Washington D.C. (Vocus) November 29, 2010: The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) congratulates Kamala Harris for being elected California’s first woman and first Indian-American Attorney General. She beat Republican nominee Steve Cooley. USINPAC had supported Harris’ nomi ...
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Tue, 23 Nov 2010
Source: The Times of India By Sherry RehmanThere are no two views in Pakistan that the endorsement of a permanent UN Security Council seat for India by U.S. President Barack Obama on his India visit will have a clear fallout in destabilising a region vexed by conflict. In response, the cabinet in Islamabad passed a resolution protesting the endorsement, while the opposition in parliament said Pakistan should have been taken into confidence before making such an announcement. With a nuclear deter ...
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Tue, 09 Nov 2010
Source: Thaindian News   Washington, Nov.9 (ANI): The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) has welcomed President Barack Obama’s endorsement for India’s bid for the permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). The growing status of India as an economic and regional superpower merits its inclusion as a permanent member of the UNSC. President Obama made the announcement during his address to the Joint Session of the Indian Parliament on Monday. An effective, ...
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Tue, 09 Nov 2010
Source: RTT News   (RTTNews) - The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) has welcomed the United States' support to India's bid for a permanent membership in the U.N. Security Council (UNSC). The U.S. support was assured by President Barack Obama while addressing a joint sitting of the Indian Parliament in New Delhi on Monday. However, Pakistan's Foreign Affairs Office reacted immediately to the American support, saying it adds to complexity of UNSC reforms. USINPAC Chairman Sanjay Pu ...
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Sat, 06 Nov 2010
Source: Economic TimesBy Ishani Duttagupta   With the Republican Party regaining a majority in the U.S. Congress in the just-concluded mid-term elections, many influential Indian-Americans now see an advantage for big business, which extends to Indian companies as well.   “The Democrats (led by Obama) have lost a large number of seats in the Congress and some of these were strong voices against outsourcing,” says Sanjay Puri, chairman of the U.S. India Political Action Committee. “The me ...
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Fri, 05 Nov 2010
Source: TheSunNews.comBy Seanna Adcox   COLUMBIA, S.C. -- For months, 3-year-old Nelli Sundara has been mimicking a politician, using a stepstool to turn a table into her podium. And on the day after the election, 9-year-old Lavanya Joshi looked up at a reporter with wide eyes and asked, "Did she win?"   For South Carolina's relatively minuscule Indian-American population, the idea of Nikki Haley becoming the state's next governor - coinciding with a major Hindi holiday, the Diwali festival of ...
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Tue, 02 Nov 2010
Source: The WeekBy Kallol BhattacherjeeWhen he sought political inspiration, he chose India’s father of the nation; he won the presidential election spouting anti-outsourcing rhetoric; he chose the Af-Pak war on terror over the war in Iraq; for his first state guest, he chose the Indian Prime Minister and for his longest overseas visit, he chose New Delhi;  for his staff, he chose a number of south Asians. Barack Obama is the most south Asia-centric president in American history.Behind Ob ...
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Mon, 01 Nov 2010
Source: Business StandardBy Indira KannanUS-India Business Council denies charge of routing poll help to Republicans.It may come as news to Avasarala Technologies of Bangalore or Jagran Prakashan of Kanpur, or even the Indian government, that they are influencing the U.S. mid-term elections of November 2 by funding Republican candidates. Yet, this unlikely scenario has been one of the loudest campaign complaints of the Democratic Party in recent weeks, as it prepares for what election observers ...
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Mon, 01 Nov 2010
Source: http://www.lassiwithlavina.com   Almost a hundred years ago, Indian immigrants had a hard time coming into America. The first would-be migrants were turned back, with the derogatory term ‘Hindoos’ attached to them. Facing prejudice, the earliest Punjabi immigrants in California had to battle many forms of discrimination such as the Immigration Act of 1917 which implemented a barred Asiatic zone and literacy requirements. In those early days ‘Hindus’ were not even ...
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