Politics

US and India at the WTO

US and India at the WTO

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 13, 2014 Statement by the Press Secretary on the Agreement Between the United States and India on the Trade Facilitation Agreement at the World Trade Organization (WTO) The important...
Corruption is Still India’s Biggest Problem

Corruption is Still India’s Biggest Problem

One of the questions people keep asking me since my entry into politics is what we can do about corruption. What would I do, one citizen recently asked me in an on-line chat, if I became the “concerned authority” to deal with corruption? In fact corruption is a...
Ami Bera on PM Modi’s US visit

Ami Bera on PM Modi’s US visit

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D., the only Indian American, and the first Gujarati American in Congress, met with the new Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi,  earlier today and attended his speech at Madison Square Garden. This is Modi’s first official visit to the US....
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Fareed Zakaria Interview

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Fareed Zakaria Interview

Credited to “CNN’s FAREED ZAKARIA GPS” This discussion aired on Sunday September 21, 2014  The following are excerpts from an interview between India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and CNN’s Fareed Zakaria that aired on FAREED ZAKARIA GPS. As he prepares for his first...
Not Enough To Like Facebook

Not Enough To Like Facebook

Every once in a while a story slips through the media net that might have received more attention at a different time. A week before Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented this year’s budget to the Lok Sabha, Prime Minister Modi met Facebook Chief Operating Officer...
Desi Election Fever

Desi Election Fever

“Isn’t it time that Congress started living like the rest of us?” Ro Khanna asks in an ad on primetime ESPN. “Here’s my promise to you: I will never take money from corporations or lobbyists,” Khanna says in the 30-second spot, “And I’ll say no to the special perks in...