Former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, who endeared herself to people, especially non-resident Indians facing sudden problems in foreign lands, with her humanitarian approach to issues, died in All India Institute of Medical Sciences July 6 following a heart attack. She was 67.
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Priti Patel, Britain's new interior minister, is a right-wing, hardcore Brexiteer who was previously sacked from the cabinet for secret meetings with the Israeli government.
Veteran Congress Party politician Sheila Dikshit, Delhi’s longest-serving chief minister who made her electoral debut in 1984 from Kannauj parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh, kicking off a 30-year-long career in politics, died July 20 after a prolonged illness at a New Delhi hospital. She was 81.
Maverick Democratic multi-millionaire Shri Thanedar, who crashed and burned in the Michigan gubernatorial primary last year, has now apparently set his sights on the low-hanging fruit—perhaps a bid for Detroit Mayor or City Council or County Commission.
Two Indian-Americans — Suhas Subramanyam and Dr. Ghazala Hashmi — won their Democratic primaries for Virginia’s House of Delegates and state Senate respectively on June 11, and if they prevail in the November general election, would create history by becoming the first Indian Americans to ever serve in the Virginia state Legisature.
Well past midnight scores of people remained glued to the television showing results from India’s general election last night at the TV Asia studio in Edison New Jersey.
India's top court on Thursday threw out a petition seeking to bar Rahul Gandhi from contesting the ongoing general election over claims he is secretly British.
India's central bank cut interest rates on Thursday, delivering a shot in the arm to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's poll hopes a week before the start of a marathon general election.
Former Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan on Wednesday said that central bank governors initially try and please the government in power but overtime they tend to develop a backbone as they find that it reduces their organizational prestige.