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As debt ceiling deadline looms Biden and McCarthy meeting ends in stalemate: All we know so far

Joe Biden and Kevin McCarthy's ‘productive’ meeting faces uphill battle amidst Senate pressures at White House

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22: U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) talks to reporters outside his office at the Capitol following a meeting with President Joe Biden on May 22, 2023 in Washington, DC. McCarthy characterized today's debt limit negotiations as more productive than previous sessions. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP (Photo by CHIP SOMODEVILLA / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP)(Getty Images via AFP)
Published on May 23, 2023 09:28 AM IST

US Senate confirms Indian American as ambassador at large for women's issues

Geeta Rao Gupta was confirmed by the US Senate by 51 to 47 votes early this week.

According to Gupta, there are many inequities and indignities that women suffer around the world, which hold them back from participating fully in the economy.(Twitter)
Published on May 13, 2023 06:04 AM IST

US' California Senate passes bill to ban caste discrimination

The law, approved by a vote of 34-1, would provide individuals with legal options to address allegations of caste bias and discrimination.

Seattle was the first US city to include caste protections in its anti-discrimination statutes earlier this year. (Picture for representational purpose only). (AP)(HT_PRINT)
Published on May 12, 2023 09:38 AM IST

‘Namaste’: US ambassador-designate to India Eric Garcetti arrives in Delhi

Despite pushback from several key US senators, Biden administration stood by Eric Garcetti’s candidature, and he was confirmed as the 25th US envoy to India.

The US ambassador-designate to India, Eric Garcetti, is a former Los Angeles mayor (AP File)
Updated on Apr 12, 2023 05:11 PM IST

Indian-American Richard Verma confirmed for powerful US State Department post

Richard Verma has served as Vice Chairman of The Asia Group, Partner and Senior Counsellor at Steptoe and Johnson LLP.

Richard Verma, Indian-American, confirmed for top State Department.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Mar 31, 2023 03:37 PM IST
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