Bobby Jindal

  • Jindal slams Obama, describes him as worst US president 08-03-2014 10:05 AM

    Washington: Preparing ground for his potential presidential run in 2016, Indian-American Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has slammed Barack Obama as the worst President in history and took a dig at his inability to stop Russia from invading Ukraine. "To President Carter, I want to issue a sincere apology. It is...
  • 10 Indian-Americans in race for 2014 elections in US 24-02-2014 11:37 AM

    Even as the 2014 general elections in the US are still more than eight months away, as many as 10 Indian-Americans have already announced their decision to enter the race for elected public offices, including the House of Representatives. Ami Bera, the only Indian-American Congressman and the third ever, is...
  • Bobby Jindal will run for President in 2016: top US senator 23-12-2013 07:18 AM

    Washington: Top Republican leader and current Governor of Louisiana Bobby Jindal is planning to run for President in 2016, a top US Senator from his home State has said. "I do think, he (Jindal) will run. He is being running. He would be a significant candidate," Senator David Vitter told...
  • Dev Patel is as influential as Bobby Jindal, Salman Rushdie 18-07-2013 03:39 PM

    New Delhi: British actor Dev Patel has been listed as one of the most influential global Indians by men's magazine GQ India along with Bobby Jindal and Salman Rushdie. The list, introduced in the July issue of the magazine, also features British Indian novelist Salman Rushdie, singer Jay Sean, steel...
  • US: 1 dead in Louisiana chemical plant explosion 14-06-2013 07:19 AM

    Geismar: An explosion and fire killed one person and injured 73 at the Williams Olefins chemical plant in Geismar, Louisiana, on Thursday, unsettling an industrial town where authorities ordered people to remain indoors for hours to avoid the billowing smoke. The blast at 8:37 am (1337 GMT) sent a huge...
  • US: 19 injured in New Orleans shooting 13-05-2013 06:25 PM

    Washington: Gunmen fired shots during an informal Mother's Day afternoon parade in New Orleans in Louisiana state injuring 19 people, two of them children, according to police. The wounded in Sunday afternoon's shooting in the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana, governed by Indian-American Bobby Jindal,...
  • Louisiana Governor Jindal's popularity slumps after bold tax plan 07-04-2013 11:32 PM

    New Orleans: Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, one of the nation's most prominent Republicans and a possible 2016 presidential candidate, has fallen out of favor with local voters, and his bold plan to scrap the state income tax is running into trouble. Jindal was re-elected to a second term with two-thirds...
  • US polls: Indian-American candidates in the race 05-11-2012 01:20 PM

    Washington: Six Indian-Americans are in the race for a seat in the US House of Representatives, with the latest polls and mainstream media saying that three of them have bright chances of winning. Elections will be held for all 435 seats, representing the 50 US states on November 6. The...
  • US: Jindal wins re-election as Louisiana governor 23-10-2011 11:04 AM

    New Orleans: Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, seen as a rising star in the Republican Party, won re-election on Saturday as voters largely ignored his nine poorly funded challengers. "You've chosen to give me another four years as your governor," he told supporters at his Baton Rouge campaign headquarters less than...
  • Don't hate Obama, defeat him: Bobby Jindal 18-06-2011 01:31 PM

    Washington: Louisiana's Indian American Republican Governor Bobby Jindal has cautioned his party's conservative activists against demonising Democratic President Barack Obama in the fashion some liberals did his Republican predecessor President George Bush. Recalling what he said were the "shrill, absurd and negative rhetoric" employed by the left during the eight...
  • Bobby Jindal may be McCain's V-P choice 23-07-2008 11:49 AM

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  • Jindal back in debate as McCain running mate 22-05-2008 02:05 PM

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts feel that Delhi's top-order collapse turned it into a one-sided win for Chennai. ...
  • Jindal should run for VP's post: US analysts 09-05-2008 07:08 PM

    Mumbai: Pune Warriors’ skipper Sourav Ganguly is happy to have started IPL 5 with a victory, but feels that there is still a long way to go in the tournament. It's always good to start with a win but we still have 15 matches to go. It is a long...
  • Bobby Jindal reluctant to be McCain's VP 06-05-2008 03:42 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan allrounder Shahid Afridi on Saturday apologised for hitting a fan at the Karachi airport, saying he lost his temper when he saw his little daughter getting almost trampled by enthusiastic autograph seekers. Afridi was returning home on Friday night after Pakistan won the Asia Cup by defeating Bangladesh...
  • Bobby Jindal sworn in as Governor of Louisiana 15-01-2008 01:25 PM

    Karachi: The Pakistan team management is averse to the idea of playing a 'farewell match' for controversial fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar. The News reported that Pakistani team officials will resist any move to bring Akhtar back in the national squad in the near future to give him an opportunity for...
  • Jindal sworn in as Louisiana governor, makes history 15-01-2008 02:07 AM

    The dynamic Kiwi batsman also pulling up his socks for the upcoming challenges in the IPL. ...
  • Diaspora Dilemma: Non-Indian but India's pride 23-10-2007 11:39 AM

    New Delhi: A day after Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab were axed from the Indian Premier League, the BCCI has warned other franchise owners through an SMS, allegedly from secretary N Srinivasan's mobile asking them to fall in line or face the same fate. The SMS seems to have...
  • Success in the West, yet India claims triumph 23-10-2007 12:00 AM

    New Delhi: Former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi sent an official response to the Enforcement Directorate after a Blue Corner notice was issued against him for financial irreguralities in the third edition of the Indian Premier League earlier this year. Modi said that neither he nor his lawyer have received any...
  • In Pics: Bobby Jindal's road to governorship 22-10-2007 11:05 AM

    Bangalore: Players and support staff will be updated on anti-corruption methods before next year's World Cup in the Indian sub-continent, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Wednesday. It is absolutely vital for our flagship event and the future prosperity of cricket that we maintain public confidence in the integrity...
  • New Louisiana Governor Jindal spells out agenda 21-10-2007 09:45 PM

    Mohali: Ecstatic at being drafted into the Indian Test team, rookie fast bowler Jaydev Unadkat on Tuesday credited legendary Pakistan pacer Wasim Akram and Saurashtra coach Debu Mitra for improvement in his bowling which has earned him the selectors' nod. The left-arm pacer has been included in the India squad...
  • Bobby Jindal, an example for all NRIs: US supporters 21-10-2007 05:45 PM

    Melbourne: With a packed international schedule awaiting them in the next few months, Australian captain Ricky Ponting, pacer Mitchell Johnson and all-rounder Shane Watson were on Tuesday rested from the 14-member squad for the one-day series against India starting October 17. Player workload management is particularly important over the course...
  • Jindal's parents thanked American citizens 21-10-2007 03:30 PM

    Jindal became the first non-White and the youngest Governor of the US. ...