UPDATE: Biden takes Texas; Sanders leads in California count

indica News Bureau- Former Vice President Joe Biden wins Texas, while Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a self-described Democratic Socialist and independent, leads in early results in delegate-rich California in Super Tuesday Democratic primaries, according to projections by news organizations. California with 415 delegates, and Texas, 228 delegates, were states with the top two delegate counts […]

Indian American candidates fill California primary ballots

Ritu Jha- Several Indian American candidates are running in California’s primary Tuesday March 3, some incumbents and a few first-timers in American politics. Congressman Ami Bera, Democrat from Elk Grove, is seeking re-election to serve a fifth term as the representative of California’s 7th Congressional District, which includes Elk Grove.. Sacramento and Rancho Cordova. Challenging […]

Long live Ro Khanna

Justice Markandey Katju-   Rohit Khanna (born 1976), known as Ro Khanna, is an American citizen of Indian origin, and is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, elected from California. There are a large number of persons of Indian origin living in USA ( a little over 3 million i.e. about 1% of […]

Assimilating In America – A View From Silicon Valley

Vinita Gupta- It starts happening when going to cocktail-parties gets easier. It is when the guards go down and the conversations just flow. Assimilation issue started weaving in my head, after a recent conversation with Ro Khanna, an Indian American Congressman from Silicon Valley. I applaud Ro both for trying to bridge the gap between Silicon Valley and […]

Ami Bera and Ro Khanna win Congressional primaries

Ami Bera and Ro Khanna win Congressional primaries

Among the losers was Peter Jacob, the Bernie-backed Congressional candidate in New Jersey   indica Washington Bureau   Indian-American US representatives Ami Bera and Ro Khanna won their respective primaries in California on Tuesday, while three Indians running for Congress in New Jersey — Hirsh Singh, Goutam Jois, and Peter Jacob – lost their Congressional bid […]