AMI BERA

  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots in India becomes an issue in USA's California election race October 18, 2014

    Sacramento: Anger stemming from a 30-year-old religious clash in India that left thousands dead has crept into one of the closest congressional races in the country. Some Sikh political activists and the California Republican Party are campaigning against Democratic Congressman Ami Bera, saying he refuses to acknowledge the alleged involvement of...
  • US lawmakers disappointed over FIBA decision on Sikh players September 18, 2014

    Washington: Two leading US lawmakers have expressed disappointment over the decision of FIBA to continue with its policy to ban players from wearing headgears in international matches, even though it allowed them to sport religious headgear as part of a "trial period" for two years. "We are deeply disappointed with the...
  • 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 H1B 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 H1B visa issues. A delegation of seven MPs under the banner of IndiaUS Forums of Parliamentarians of the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), included Biju...
  • Ami Bera: 3rd IndianAmerican to make it to US Congress November 16, 2012

    Washington: IndianAmerican 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 IndianAmerican 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: IndianAmerican candidates in the race November 5, 2012

    Washington: Six IndianAmericans 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...