Ami Bera

  • US and India's interest lie in stable Afghanistan: Bera August 28, 2013

    A stable Afghanistan is in the interest of both India and the United States, an American lawmaker said in Delhi on Tuesday while recognising New Delhi's role in the war-ravaged country. "Its in both the US and India's interest to have a stable Afghanistan specially after the billions of dollars...
  • Parl delegation meets US lawmakers over H-1B visa June 5, 2013

    Washington: Indian Parliamentarians met top American lawmakers to raise India's concerns over the immigration bill, in particular those related to the H-1B visa issues. A delegation of seven MPs under the banner of India-US Forums of Parliamentarians of the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), included Biju...
  • Ami Bera: 3rd Indian-American to make it to US Congress November 16, 2012

    Washington: Indian-American physician Ami Bera has won the Congressional election from California in a tight race, becoming only the third from the community to make it to the US House of Representatives. Nearly 60 years after Dalip Singh Saund scripted history by becoming the first Indian-American to be elected to...
  • US: Bera creates history, wins Congressional elections November 16, 2012

    Washington: Ami Bera on Thursday won the Congressional election from California, creating history by becoming only the third Indian American ever to have been elected for the US House of Representatives. While the counting of votes is still going on, local daily Sacramento Bee said that Bera has defeated incumbent...
  • US: Indian American physicist Ami Bera leads November 8, 2012

    Washington: The electoral fate of Indian American physician Dr Ami Bera, who has a slender lead of 184 votes over his Republican rival in the Congressional election from California, now depends on counting of tens and thousands of provisional and absentee ballots, which might take days or even weeks. Republican...
  • US polls: Indian-American candidates in the race November 5, 2012

    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...